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Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

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Picardy Place Opposite Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1/4 mile East End Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 3JT Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This hotel exceeded all our expectations It had everything we needed and it was spotlessly clean. All this would be good but what makes it exceptional is the wonderful staff in the hotel So pleasant and helpful They are a credit to themselves and the...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

First there were no biscuits in the room but this is often the case these days so it's not a grumble. Secondly if you are coming to Edinburgh via EDI airport this is ideally located. Use the tram, it's a short walk from the airport...More

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Response from Mgtresponse, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City CentreResponded 8 July 2018

Thank you for your recent feedback, I am glad to see that you enjoyed your stay and that the hotels location was such a great asset to your experience in Edinburgh. The Tram construction was plagued with delays, budgetary problems and lots of opposition but...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I chose this hotel for its location to the Playhouse, but I hadn’t realised how central it was for Waverley station also. The reception staff were friendly but a little slow checking us in. The room was lovely & had everything we needed. Hairdryer, tea,...More

Thank SueF2305
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel for its location, being just minutes from Waverley Station and Princes Street. Whilst you won’t get amazing views from this hotel you are centrally situated and despite being in the City at night we heard no traffic noise which was a...More

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Response from Mgtresponse, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City CentreResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for such a kind review, I am glad to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the location was such a great asset to your exploration of Edinburgh. I hope that the next time you visit the area,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights .I can't say anything bad about it because the room we stayed in was big, everything was tidy and clean, personnel very friendly etc. The only thing I could not really enjoyed was the breakfast. Considering the number of...More

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Response from Mgtresponse, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City CentreResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent feedback, Sadly i can completely understand where you come from with the breakfast room size. Annoyingly this building was originally designed for office space, and the conversion to a hotel was not particularly easy. As it is a listed building,...More

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Free Internet Access and Free Hot Breakfast. Simply ask for an internet voucher at check in. The hotel offers continental breakfast buffet plus two daily hot options. Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre is ...More a 5 minute walk to Princes Street & a 10 minute walk to the Royal Mile. Located near the St James Shopping Centre & Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre. The hotels offers free luggage storage and has designated smoking bedrooms. All bedrooms & public areas have high-speed wired & wireless internet access provided by Swisscom. All rates include complimentary EXPRESS START breakfast for all persons. The hotel is within walking distance of Waverley Railway Station and St Andrews Square Bus Station. The Airlink 100 Bus goes from Waverely Bridge to Edinburgh Airport in 25-minutes. Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre is located near Broughton Street, George Street & Queen Street. The hotel is across from the Omni Centre with a choice of restaurants & a Vue Cinema. This Edinburgh City Centre hotel is a perfect choice if you are looking for a base near Edinburgh Castle, The Real Mary Kings Close , Edinburgh Dungeons and Holyrood or for events at Murryfield Stadium, Corn Exchange, Hearts Football Club, Hibernian Football Club or Meadowbank Stadium. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Romantic
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
161
Price range
US$ 93 - US$ 245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre Hotel Edinburgh
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Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
161
Price range
US$ 93 - US$ 245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre Hotel Edinburgh
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Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
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Gillian L
24 September 2018|
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Response from MiDiFr | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not sure where the markets are being held. If it is in the park near Waverley Station it's about 10-15 walk from the hotel. I don't know about the parking vouchers.
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Wanderer547777
20 September 2018|
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Response from kirk M | Reviewed this property |
No Not really especially with the new tram lines going in makes it worse just use the Park and Ride. There are certain points that you can get a fine on different roads.
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19 July 2018|
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Response from Edmonso | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a hairdryer
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"Might want to choose a different hotel. Not sure."
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"There were a few stairs but did have disabled lifts which were handy to send suitcases in. We were on 6th..."
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"The rooms we had were ideal, No noise from outside, no noise from inside...."
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"Until some time in 2019 there's a construction site across the road so better make sure you get a room..."
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