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Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel

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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

Overview of Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel

3-star property
3-star hotel with bar/lounge, near Royal Mile

8,4/10 Very good

1 039 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is R1 714
Price available on 2023/02/02
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Picardy Place Top Of Leith Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 3JT

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In New Town
  • Royal Mile - 13 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 19 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 3 min drive
  • Princes Street - 5 min drive
  • George Street - 8 min drive
  • University of Edinburgh - 10 min drive
  • Edinburgh Zoo - 20 min drive

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 36 min drive
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 8 min walk
  • Brunstane Station - 8 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 9 min walk

Restaurants

  • Treacle - 2 min walk
  • Artisan Roast - 3 min walk
  • Asti - 3 min walk
  • Ada - 4 min walk
  • The Barony Bar - 4 min walk

About this property

Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel puts you 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Royal Mile and 1 mi (1.6 km) from Edinburgh Castle. You can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge, and free self-serve breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 10:00 AM. Fellow travelers say great things about the central location and local sightseeing.

Languages

Bulgarian, English, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish

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/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
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 sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 186 rooms
  • Arranged over 7 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 11:00 AM
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • Guests booked in breakfast included rate plans receive breakfast for up to 2 adults who are sharing a guestroom. Breakfast fees apply for additional guests.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (16 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only, 1 per room)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Restrictions apply*

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (GBP 20.0 per night)
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Offsite parking within 656 ft (GBP 16.50 per night); discounts available

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free self-serve breakfast 6:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 6:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekends
  • Bar/lounge

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord

Languages

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

Room amenities

Be entertained

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

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 20 per pet, per stay

Parking

  • Self parking costs GBP 20.0 per night
  • Parking is available nearby and costs GBP 16.50 per night (656 ft away)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG).

Policies

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.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector and window guards on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

State tax ID - 244942395

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Frequently asked questions

Does Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel?
As of 01 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel on 02 February 2023 start from R1 714, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel?
Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room. There's a charge of GBP 20 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel?
Yes. Self parking costs GBP 20.0 per night. Parking spots may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Are there restaurants at or near Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Artisan Roast (3-min walk), Asti (3-min walk), and Ada (4-min walk).
What's the area around Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel like?
Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel is in New Town, a short 8-minute walk from Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) and 19 minutes' walk from Edinburgh Castle. Travelers say the local area is very central perfect for sightseeing.

Reviews

8,4

Very good

8,8/10

Cleanliness

8,8/10

Staff & service

8,3/10

Amenities

8,4/10

Property conditions & facilities

8,4/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

8/10 Very good

David, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

JOHN, 2-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Liane, 8-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Charles, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sheena, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Gerard, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very nice hotel
Great overnight stay ! Check in was quick and easy , staff very friendly . Rooms were immaculate and good size . This hotel was central to all places we needed . Theatre was right across the road . Breakfast had a very good variety . Would stay again and recommend!
Michele, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Ann, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

a happy break
a great stay. We came for a couple of nights and I have mobility problems. The staff gave me a room where I had no hassle getting to it. The breakfast was good and the location perfect for anyone wanting that end of princes street
john, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lilian, 1-night trip
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