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1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk
1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk
1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk
1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Business Services
  • Parking Available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationScott Monument10 min walk
    Popular LocationSt. Giles' Cathedral12 min walk
    Popular LocationRoyal Mile13 min walk
    AirportEdinburgh (EDI)34 min drive
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  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking
  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room

    3.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Room
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility)

    3.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility)

About this area

Edinburgh

In the city centre, Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre is in Edinburgh's New Town neighbourhood, an area with good airport proximity. Royal Mile and Palace of Holyroodhouse are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Princes Street and George Street. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Murrayfield Stadium or Musselburgh Racecourse. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Scott Monument - 10 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 12 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 13 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 15 min walk
  • Scottish Parliament - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 10 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI) - 34 min drive

Restaurants

  • Filling Station - 3 min walk
  • Asti - 3 min walk
  • Ada - 4 min walk
  • The Olive Branch Bistro - 4 min walk
  • L'escargot Bleu - 4 min walk

About this property

Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

3-star Edinburgh hotel in New Town, walk to Princes Street
This smoke-free hotel features a bar/lounge, self parking and a business centre. Free self-service breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 186 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find pillow menu, free newspapers and hairdryers.
Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre offers 186 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows standard sanitisation guidelines of Clean Promise (IHG)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking: GBP 20.0 per night
  • Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

  • Free self-service breakfast available 6:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 6:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekends
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Pillow menu

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 11:00 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 20 per pet, per stay
Dogs only
1 per room
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Self-parking fee: GBP 20.0 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 16.50 per night
  • Pet fee: GBP 20 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Tax ID - 244942395
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQIA friendly)

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre and receive a full refund?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre pet-friendly?
Yes, this hotel allows dogs (limit 1 per room). There's a fee of GBP 20 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre?
Self-parking is available for GBP 20.0 per night. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 11:00 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre located?
Located in New Town, this hotel is steps away from Omni Centre Edinburgh, Princes Street and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre. George Street and Calton Hill are also within 10 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is 10 minutes by foot.
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4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
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Great location. Close to city center. Friendly staff.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

3/5 Okay

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No tv remote or English breakfast Otherwise spotless and great reception staff
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

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A good stay
good location, friendly staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
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Very clean modern room! Great bathroom! We were upgraded to a king size room which was a bonus.
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

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Good stay
Was good for what it was. Had all the amenities that I could need including laundry/dry cleaning. The star rating does represent it's level of service. The staff weren't bossy about covid restrictions and were hospitable.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020