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Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
3 Star Hotel
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 a 5 minute walk to Princes Street & a 10 minute walk to the Royal Mile...
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Picardy Place | Opposite Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1/4 mile East End Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 3JT, Scotland
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10,9 km to Edinburgh Airport
175 restaurants are within a 0,5 km radius
0.7 km from Princes Street
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great location within a few minutes walk to George Street and Princess Street. Disappointing that we didn’t know about the refurbishments that was going on and disappointed with the room. Small and noisy. Plenty of bars and restaurants in walking distance which made up for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 days ago

Tepid welcome by reception. Room had not been hoovered and was tired looking. Breakfast cooked items had dried up cold selection okay choice. Slept okay apart from noisey neighbours from 6am and lots of doors slamming.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The hotel was very clean and we were offered a drink on the house as our room was not yet ready when we arrived. The hotel seems to have had a recent makeover and was very modern and neat. The staff was very friendly. Our...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

good location for us as we rented a car to drive to st andrews for the day. hertz is literally like 2 doors down. enjoyed location and stay. they have a breakfast that is available also. with eggs, beans,bacon,cereals,breads coffee and juices.

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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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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Response from David F | Reviewed this property |
yes about a 10 minute walk
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Geoff L
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Response from Gaye N | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is about 10/15 min walk probably the best way to do it anyway as lots of construction work closing roads around hotel but ok for pedestrians
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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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"Unless you want to see the road get a room at the back away from road noise and diesel fumes"
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"ASk for a room third floor or higher. The 6th floor gives you the best view of the city (and sunrise)."
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"Make sure you can try and avoid a room near the corridor doors!!"
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