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Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

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1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk
1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk
1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk
1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

3 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • Parking available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Picardy Place Top Of Leith Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 3JT

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Playhouse Theatre1 min walk
  • Popular LocationRoyal Mile13 min walk
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle18 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)19 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre is located in New Town, a neighborhood in Edinburgh, and is in the city center and near a train station. Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Princes Street and George Street. Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Edinburgh Zoo are not to be missed. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 1 min walk
  • Calton Hill - 8 min walk
  • Scott Monument - 10 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 13 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 8 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 19 min drive

Restaurants

  • Treacle — 2 min walk
  • Mathers — 2 min walk
  • Smoke Stack — 3 min walk
  • Filling Station — 3 min walk
  • Asti — 3 min walk

About this property

Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

3-star Edinburgh hotel in New Town, walk to Princes Street
This smoke-free hotel features a bar/lounge, self parking, and a business center. Free self-serve breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk are onsite. All 186 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers, and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find pillow menus, free newspapers, and hair dryers.
Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre offers 186 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Edinburgh hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (GBP 20.0 per night)
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Offsite parking within 656 ft (GBP 16.50 per night); discounts available

Food and drink

  • Free self-serve breakfast available 6:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 6:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekends
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 11:00 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between January 8 and April 11.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 20 per pet, per stay
Dogs welcome
1 per room
Service animals are exempt from fees
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: GBP 20.0 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 16.50 per night (656 ft away)
  • Pet fee: GBP 20 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Tax ID - 244942395
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 410 out of 957 reviews
5 - Excellent 43%
Rating 4 - Good. 401 out of 957 reviews
4 - Good 42%
Rating 3 - Okay. 103 out of 957 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 33 out of 957 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 10 out of 957 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Staff were friendly. Location is perfect.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very comfortable and clean room / hotel. Staff very friendly and helpful. The hotel is well positioned close to bars and restaurants. It didn’t take us long to walk to The Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle, and is only about a 10 minute walk from Waverley station.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Staff is very cold. No smile , no welcome amd have to ask three times to get any help. The counter staff is very poorly trained. The cleaning lady came in at 9am which was too early to ask the room. Overall very poor service
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location was great also breakfast was good
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Very quiet room
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021