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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile

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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.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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Great hotel just off the Royal Mile which was a perfect base for exploring the cities sights. Rooms are small but we were only in the room for sleeping so didn't matter. Very clean and comfortable. Breakfast was great. Staff very pleasant and helpful. Very reasonably priced for
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This is ideal for a base for exploring the city. We booked 1 night stay for our son's graduation. As we needed the room earlier than is usual to enable him to register and gowned I rang the hotel a few days before. The staff were very helpful and although could not promise, they
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This nice hotel lies on Cowstreet, one block or close - away from high street and the royal mile. A nice starting point for exploration around the centre of Edinburgh. The hotel appears to be well maintained, with very nice and helpful staff but it's a pretty standard hotel.
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This hotel is clean and comfortable with no frills. Its great advantage is its fantastically central location. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The twin room was basic with just a desk and chair and no real wardrobe cupboard, just some hooks and hangers. TV fine on desk.
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Stayed here with two kids, just be aware that the family room is the same double occupancy room only with a sofa bed rolled out. There isn't enough room to swing a cat in the rooms once this is done. The location is great so you don't end up spending much time in the room
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello CountrytoCountry616, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, UK. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We appreciate that you find our location to be convenient and for your nice comment about breakfast. On behalf of the hotel, I'm sorry we fell below your expectation regarding the room size and the elevator. We will address these concerns. We hope you give us a chance in the future to show you how great our hotel is. Sincerely, Orlando Case Manager IHGService
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We were just there a few weeks ago and yes they do have some rooms adjoining
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Not really. The breakfast is a buffet, so you can choose fried eggs, bacon, beans, or toast, fruits, cereals
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Yes there is a lift to all floors and the is a kettle in the room
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"Ask for a room facing away from Cowstreet. There are some traffic that may be heard indoors at night."
"Ask for a decent size room if you are booking a family room"
"Rooms on a high floor provide interesting views of a church"
"All rooms are of the same size except the ones in the "01" series which are the larger ones. Ask for one of them on floor 3 or 4."
"Room 116 was very quiet"
US$ 77 - US$ 336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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