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Overview of 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

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 sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationEdinburgh Playhouse Theatre1 min walk
    Popular LocationRoyal Mile13 min walk
    Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle18 min walk
    AirportEdinburgh (EDI)29 min drive

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Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

4.2/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Standard Room

3.9/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility)

3.9/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area

Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's New Town neighbourhood, Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre is in the city centre and near a train station. Royal Mile and Palace of Holyroodhouse are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Princes Street and George Street. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Murrayfield Stadium or Musselburgh Racecourse. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

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) - 35 min drive

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 centre. Free self-service breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 186 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find pillow menu, free newspapers and hairdryers.
Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre offers 186 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Edinburgh hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis 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 or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing 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

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser 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 public transport

  • Self parking on site (GBP 20.0 per night)
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Off-site parking for GBP 16.50 per night; discounts available

Food and drink

  • Free self-service 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

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • 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 centre
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any 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 worktop 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
  • Hairdryer
  • 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

This property is closed from 1 February 2021 to 11 April 2021 (dates subject to change).
The following facilities or services will be unavailable from January 8 2021 to April 11 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Bar/Lounge(s)
  • Breakfast
The property is closed between 8 January and 11 April.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are 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 on 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.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Self-parking fee: GBP 20.0 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 16.50 per night
  • 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 credit cards; 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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4.2
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 405 out of 990 reviews
5 - Excellent 41%
Rating 4 - Good. 426 out of 990 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 113 out of 990 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 35 out of 990 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 11 out of 990 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

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great welcome from reception. Room was extremely clean and comfortable.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Liked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Staff very pleasant, room clean, plenty of hand sanitiser. Disposable Gloves provided at breakfast although staff would rather talk to each other than make sure guests use them, same with Face coverings.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Ecellent!
Stayed here twice in the past 2 weeks and on both occasions, everything was perfect! Hotel is central to everything, was clean, comfy and staff friendly. I will make this my hotel of choice when visiting Edinburgh again! Thankyou to Susan and her team for a job well done!
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020