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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 sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationEdinburgh Playhouse Theatre1 min walk
    Popular LocationCalton Hill8 min walk
    Popular LocationScott Monument10 min walk
    AirportEdinburgh (EDI)33 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 Twin Beds, Non Smoking

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

Standard Room

3.9/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Twin 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 neighborhood, Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre is in the city center and near a train station. Royal Mile and Palace of Holyroodhouse are notable landmarks, and travelers 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
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 11 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 10 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh Airport (EDI) - 33 min drive

Restaurants

  • Filling Station — 3 min walk
  • Asti — 3 min walk
  • Ada — 4 min walk
  • The Olive Branch Bistro — 4 min walk
  • L'escargot Bleu — 4 min walk
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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.

Guests can surf the web using the 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
Follows standard sanitization guidelines of Clean Promise (IHG)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
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
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 for 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

  • Dry cleaning service
  • 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
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • 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

Policies

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 following facilities or services will be unavailable from January 8 2021 to January 31 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Breakfast
The property is closed between January 8 and January 31.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 20 per pet, per stay
Dogs only
1 per room
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
  • 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.

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre and receive a full refund?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre?
As of Jan 21, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre on Feb 15, 2021 start from $52, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre pet-friendly?
Yes, this hotel allows dogs (limit 1 per room). There's a fee of GBP 20 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre?
Self parking is available for GBP 20.0 per night. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 11:00 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre located?
Located in New Town, this hotel is steps from Omni Centre Edinburgh, Princes Street, and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre. George Street and Calton Hill are also within 10 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is 10 minutes by foot.
4.2
Very Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 406 out of 992 reviews
5 - Excellent 41%
Rating 4 - Good. 427 out of 992 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 113 out of 992 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 35 out of 992 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 11 out of 992 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

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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

4/5 Good

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Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

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Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Great location. Close to city center. Friendly staff.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

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