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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront

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  • Average14%
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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront offering free Wi-Fi, all-day dining, cool and convenient bedrooms and great value rates with an inclusive buffet breakfast. Enjoy free parking (limited spaces) at the hotel and its superb location, which is ideal for exploring this charming and fascinating city. The Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Waterfront is located next to Ocean Terminal leisure and shopping destination, the Scottish Executive, the Royal Yacht Britannia & close to all major business areas. The old port area of Edinburgh-Leith has many atmospheric bars, bistros and boutiques & is only 1.5 miles from the city centre. Alternatively you can relax and unwind in our stylish, refurbished bar and lounge with a drink and bite to eat and surf the free Wi-Fi.
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Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Multilingual Staff
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197Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
44Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed in this hotel for two nights. I asked the hotel if they had any triple rooms and it turns out they do! They don’t have many but if you phone the very friendly reception they will do their best to accommodate. Lovely atmosphere in...More

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Response from GMexpressedinburgh, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith WaterfrontResponded yesterday

Dear IHGRewards_Traveller, Thank you for awarding us top marks in this fantastic review. I am delighted to hear that we were able to accommodate your request for a triple room. We refurbished our bar and restaurant area earlier this year and it is fantastic to...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We booked this hotel at the last minute as we needed a hotel near Edinburgh that has car parking. It is two miles outside of Edinburgh city centre, so you need to drive in or use public transport. The latter is cheap and plentiful, caught...More

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Response from GMexpressedinburgh, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith WaterfrontResponded 3 September 2018

Dear BelgianBon Thank you for your kind review. I am pleased you found our location ideal to your requirements. Again please accept our apologies for the defects you encountered but I am delighted these were resolved in a prompt manner. I am pleased that one...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice hotel, Location isn't right in town but a quick bus ride away. Bus stops right in front of hotel to go to town also to go to airport. Great service. Restaurant on site, also walking distance to waterfront mall where there are several places...More

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Response from GMexpressedinburgh, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith WaterfrontResponded 2 days ago

Dear Carribeanbound1, Thank you for this 5 out of 5 review of your stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you liked our great location and the fantastic public transport connections that we are lucky to have on our door step. We would...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay here as we were so impressed on our last visit. Little has changed in the past 18 months or so, which is a good thing. The staff really are very friendly and helpful, couldn't fault them at all. We arrived...More

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Response from GMexpressedinburgh, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith WaterfrontResponded 1 week ago

Dear TMCLondonUK, Thank you for this great review of your most recent stay with us and for choosing to visit us for a second time. I am pleased to hear that you received the same great service as on your first visit and that our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

So handy for the ocean terminal at Leith. I asked for and was given a ground floor room as have limited mobility. Despite being situated near a roundabout and near busy commercial quay, the hotel was quiet and comfortable. Stayed two nights and slept well....More

Thank Joanna M
Response from GMexpressedinburgh, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith WaterfrontResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for this fantastic review of your stay with us. I am pleased that you enjoyed a quiet and comfortable stay and that you liked our Express Start breakfast. We really appreciate your lovely comments as well as your reccommendations and I...More

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6 August 2018|
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Response from GMexpressedinburgh | Property representative |
Good Afternoon, We have 55 spaces on site and depending on the mix of guests that we have in the car park can get very busy. There is free on street parking available next to the hotel. I hope that this information... More
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10 June 2018|
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Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
The Firth of Forth is within walking distance, you could wash you clothes there
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"Ask for a room away from the lifts as they are a bit noisy due to automatic announcements."
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"Very accessible"
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"family room on ground floor easy access to restaurent or anything"
19 Jun 2018
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"We had a wheelchair accessible room so we were on the ground floor at the back of the hotel."
18 Jun 2018
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