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Hypo-allergenic bedding, down duvet, in-room safe, desk
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Hypo-allergenic bedding, down duvet, in-room safe, desk
Hypo-allergenic bedding, down duvet, in-room safe, desk

Guest reviews

4.3/5 Excellent
994 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services
  • Bar

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Explore the area

Popular LocationRoyal Mile2 min walk
Popular LocationFestival Theatre4 min walk
Popular LocationSt. Giles' Cathedral6 min walk
AirportEdinburgh (EDI)18 min drive

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  • Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 19 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Wheelchair)

    Room amenities

    • 19 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Wheelchair)
  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 19 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsRoom, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Room

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's Old Town neighbourhood, Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile is in the city centre and near a train station. Travellers who have shopping on the agenda can visit Royal Mile and Grassmarket. Our guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Royal Mile - 2 min walk
  • Festival Theatre - 4 min walk
  • National Museum of Scotland - 6 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 7 min walk

About this property

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile

3-star Edinburgh hotel in Old Town, near Royal Mile
A bar/lounge, a meeting room and dry cleaning are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and a computer station are on-site. All 78 rooms feature comforts such as pillow menus and down comforters, while conveniences include sofa beds and coffee makers. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with digital channels, and guests will also find complimentary wireless Internet access and free newspapers.
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile offers 78 forms of accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. This accommodation is furnished with double sofa beds. Beds feature down comforters. A pillow menu is available. 23-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a shower and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout curtains. Hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Follows standard sanitisation guidelines of Way of Clean (IHG)
Enhanced cleanliness are washed at 60°C or hotter
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and enhanced cleanliness
Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Contactless check-in and check-out

Safety measures

Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
Hand sanitiser provided
Masks available
Temperature checks given to staff
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
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

  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Parking nearby: GBP 11.25 per day

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–10:30 AM on weekends: GBP 6.00 per person
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Sofa bed

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
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Computer station

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Double sofa bed
  • Down comforter
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Pillow menu

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 23-inch LCD TV
  • Digital channels
  • Films for purchase

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM and midnight
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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 20 per pet (varies based on length of stay)
Dogs only
1 per room

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

American ExpressDiners ClubDiscoverJCB InternationalMastercardVisa

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 6.00 per person (approximately)
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 11.25 per day
  • Pet fee: GBP 20 per pet (varies based on length of stay)
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 30.00 (subject to availability)

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.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.
  • Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and window guards.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; enhanced cleanliness; enhanced cleanliness.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
  • The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Way of Clean (IHG) guidelines.

We should mention

Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
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
Parking height restrictions apply

National rating

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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile and receive a full refund?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile allows dogs (limit 1 per room). There's a required deposit per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at this property?
This hotel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 11 AM. Late checkout is available for GBP 30.00 (subject to availability).
Where is this hotel located?
This hotel is located in Edinburgh (Old Town), close to Royal Mile, University of Edinburgh and Grassmarket. Also nearby are Scottish Parliament and Princes Street.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile

4.3
Excellent
5 - Excellent
424
4 - Good
462
3 - Okay
84
2 - Mediocre
20
1 - Poor
4
4.5
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

1/5

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Great staff

    Despite the virus panic staff were amazing made so welcome

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Friendly staff

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Downtown, helpful staff, reasonable price, clean and quiet

    Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Holiday Inn Express Royal Mile Edinburgh Review

    Wonderful hotel. Great value which also included breakfast. Great central location, close to station, trams,buses. A short walk from local attractions like Edinburgh castle, the museums and galleries. Within walking distance to shopping and restaurants.

    Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020