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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile

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#80 of 147 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
06/06/2017 07/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 320*
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Hampton Bays, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I'm here for the half marathon. This hotel was fabulous! Matt at the front desk lent me his charger for my phone because I forgot it! I was made so very comfortable as soon as I walked in. The rooms are very clean and homey. I have slept so peacefully ever single nite. Breakfast was better than most of the...

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Reviewed 16 February 2017

We are frequent visitors to Edinburgh and stayed at this hotel for 2 nights. We arrived several hours early but the very friendly receptionist allowed us to check into our room at no extra charge. The room was spotless, modern and fresh with all the facilities you would expect. The bed was very comfortable. The bathroom had an ingenious set...

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hiexpressrm, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Dear sgstewart10 Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express – Edinburgh Royal Mile. It was great reading your comments that you enjoyed the hotel, found the room clean and received good service during your time with us. The team loved welcoming you to the hotel and hope that you also enjoyed...

Gisborne NZ
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed for 4 nights as a Platinum member. Clean rooms, Always clean and tidy each night after my hurried morning departures. For tourists, pretty central to all the sites. I am slightly disabled and had no difficulties. I noted some previous complaints about breakfast choices ..... I wonder where these people come from!!!!!! Front desk staff were attentive, excellent,...

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Connersville, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had an uneventful stay at the hotel (which is good). Breakfast was very good. Hotel is within walking distance of The Royal Mile and bus/train station in city center. Grassmarket area is also close.

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hiexpressrm, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Thank you Fern M for reviewing your recent stay with us. It was great to read that you enjoyed your time with us and found is the ideal location for exploring Edinburgh. We do hope to welcome you back to the hotel on your next visit to the city.

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Rooms clean and comfortable. Easy to find and very close to the sites of Edinburgh. There is a good choice for breakfast with a varied selection of foods for all tastes. Staff were extremely friendly.

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hiexpressrm, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Dear Liz S Thank you for your comments. We take great pride in our customer service. Being a city centre hotel we do have limited space but are in a great location close to all the attractions of Edinburgh. A buffet Breakfast with hot selection of sausages, baked beans, scrambled egg and bacon is included for all our guests in...

Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is just a couple blocks from the Royal Mile. Most of the tour bus places are right in a short walking distance. They allowed us to drop our luggage off early so that we could go out and enjoy our day while we waited till it was time to check in. The staff was amazingly helpful and nice....

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hiexpressrm, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Dear djkj256 Thank you for staying with us and for your 5 star review. We’re glad to have ticked all the right boxes for your city-break and that you made the most of our great location in the heart of the Old Town. Thank you again for you honest review we hope you will come back again.

Dehradun, India
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family (wife & kids aged 7 yrs and 3 yrs) stayed here between 16th May 2017 and 19th May 2017. We really loved this hotel. its very well located in old town. Exactly in the centre between Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Castle, just off the Royal Mile. (The Royal Mile is where all the action is in Edinburgh) Great...

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hiexpressrm, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Dear nawani99, many thanks for your review of your stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile. We’re glad to have ticked all the right boxes for your city-break and that you made the most of our great location in the heart of the Old Town. We hope to see you again when you next visit Edinburgh!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Conveniently located in the "old city" section of Edinburgh, this particular HIE, is relatively new, near the Waverly Train Station and many historic sites and good eating choices. Be warned though, Edinburgh is like San Francisco, hilly. Wear comfortable shoes. The free hot breakfast here rivaled, and was as good as the fee-based breakfasts I've had at other more costly...

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hiexpressrm, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Dear Craig H Thank you for sharing a review of your recent stay with us here at the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and found the staff helpful. We are lucky to be located within close walking distance to many of Edinburgh's great attractions and we look forward to welcoming you back...

South London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great placed hotel for a short break with the added bonus of breakfast and Wi-Fi included in the price. Room was spacious, clean and comfy - if I had to fault anything it would be the lack of a closeable wardrobe and/or drawers. The aircon unit in the room also had a mind of its own, turning itself on in...

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hiexpressrm, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Thank you smiler2802 for staying with us and for your fantastic review. I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed all aspects of the hotel so much. Our team work very hard to ensure that all our guests enjoy their stay with us. We hope to welcome you back on your next visit to Edinburgh.

buckinghamshire,england
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights whilst attending a major sporting event at Murrayfield. We were very impressed with location, about a 10 minute walk to Princes street which suited us. Great for local bars and restaurants. The hotel was clean and modern with free wifi. Breakfast was fairly good with more than expected at this type of hotel, hot basic...

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hiexpressrm, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Dear ade45 Our location is very hard to beat to see the sights of Edinburgh. Conveniently located in the Old Town where we are slightly off beaten track on the Cowgate. The Royal Mile is about a couple hundred yards and the castle, palace and museums are all about a 10/15 minute walk away. On the Royal Mile and South...

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Staying in Old Town

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Edinburgh city centre budget hotels don't come any better than the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh-Royal Mile hotel, Edinburgh's only Express hotel with air conditioned guestrooms. There's FREE Wi-Fi internet access in the public areas and cabled access in the guestrooms plus an extensive complimentary hot breakfast buffet too - this Edinburgh budget hotel is sure to be a popular choice! As the name suggests Edinburgh's newest superior budget hotel is located in Edinburgh's quaint Old Town, just moments from the historic Royal Mile, Waverley Train Station and internationally renowned attractions such as Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Scottish Parliament Building, Princes Street and more. For sports fans the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh-Royal Mile hotel is within easy reach of Murrayfield Stadium, home of Scottish Rugby, as well as Hearts Football Club & Hibernian Football Club. For meetings in Edinburgh our fully equipped, air conditioned meeting room can accommodate up to 40 delegates. Thanks to our FREE Wi-Fi internet access delegates meeting in Edinburgh can keep in touch while on the go! Our location is perfect for delegates attending the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. NCP Car park 3 mins walk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile

Address: 300 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1NA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
Price Range: ₹ 10,138 - ₹ 26,811 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile 3*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh
Express Edinburgh Royal Mile
Holiday Inn Edinburgh
Edinburgh Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile Scotland
Hotel Style:
#24 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#32 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#35 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
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