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    Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile

    300 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1NA, Scotland
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    • Excellent37%
    • Very good47%
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    • Terrible1%
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    Reviewed 10 October 2013

    We booked three nights as part of a Delta Vacations package--the reduced airfare offset the cost of the hotel, so it was a good value for us, but I'm not sure I'd pay rack rates for it. Pros: Nicola, the manager on duty, was absolutely...More

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    Response from hiexpressrm, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal MileResponded 10 October 2013

    Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and I have passed your kind comments onto Nicola and the rest of the team. A taxi to Waverly usually costs less than £5.00 and...More

    Reviewed 5 October 2013

    Good location situated in Cowgate running parallel to the Royal Mile, friendly attentive staff. Room decent size, clean tidy, free wifi. Good breakfast. No onsite parking, had to park in a NCP car-park 10 mins walk from hotel cost £24.00 for 48hrs and that was...More

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    Response from hiexpressrm, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal MileResponded 12 October 2013

    Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit. I am sorry you felt your stay was overpriced – with well over 350 hotels, b & b’s, apartments and hostels in Edinburgh we always...More

    Reviewed 2 October 2013

    This hotel turned out to be much more than we were expecting. First of all, location. It is found on a street just behind the main tourist area; the Royal Mile. Secondly, our room was very spacious for a European hotel a well as clean...More

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    Response from hiexpressrm, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal MileResponded 12 October 2013

    Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and I have shared your great review with the team. Reviews such as this are appreciated by all the staff as it makes their hard...More

    Reviewed 29 September 2013

    Room was big. Not really a tasteful or classy room, eg had lots of adaptations in the bathroom shower to suit wheelchair user, however that was compensated for in the size of the room which was much bigger than everything else we experienced in Europe....More

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    Response from hiexpressrm, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal MileResponded 12 October 2013

    Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and your free breakfast. Our guest service team are available 24 hours a day and we are very proud of the positive feedback...More

    Reviewed 28 September 2013

    came back a couple of weeks ago from a weekend break in edinburgh stayed at the holiday inn at cowgate could not recomend the place highly enougheven though the festival had just finished the area was still very busy the hotel is idealy placed with...More

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    Response from hiexpressrm, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal MileResponded 12 October 2013

    Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back on your next break in Edinburgh.

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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$ 147 - US$ 462 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #24 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #32 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #35 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • 78
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    BMoulty1984
    31 March 2017|
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    Response from LutonHatter88 | Reviewed this property |
    I did that when I stayed so it shouldn't be a problem - the staff were extremely helpful 😊
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    19 February 2017|
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    Response from LutonHatter88 | Reviewed this property |
    I wouldn't expect this to be available however, suggest that you check with the hotel.
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    20 January 2017|
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    I can't remember the exact time. You can probably find out on the hotel website.
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