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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile

3.0 of 5 300 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1NA, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
13 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night only, ideal location for visiting the Royal Mile, and only a short distance from Princess Street. Excellent value for the price I paid Car parking available a short walk away, Good clean room, beds comfortable and nice hot shower. Breakfast was included in the price which was varied and ample choice. Staff friendly and polite. Only... More 

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hiexpressrm, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Dear Michael F Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your recent visit to Edinburgh. It is lovely to receive your great feedback and glad you enjoyed the service we provide and the good value for money with breakfast included. Thank you More 

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic place to stay, for a good price! Just away from the main hustle and bustle but close enough to walk everywhere. The room itself was very clean. Breakfast was fantastic, a lovely selection of food to set you up for the day , good variety. Staff were very friendly and helpful, in particular the young lady on reception that... More 

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hiexpressrm, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review your visit. We are in the old town and located in the heart of the city where you can walk to most attractions. Breakfast is included for all guests and it’s great to hear you did enjoy it. The team do work hard to make sure all... More 

Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
18 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel, top quality staff , super comfy beds, great price , cleaning immaculate , free cooked breakfast , noise free , free toiletries, towels , hairdryer, tea and coffee seriously need I go on? It's in the heart of the city , it's new , it's great , why wouldn't you? I'm sold . It's been a while for... More 

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hiexpressrm, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely 5 star review of your recent stay with us. It’s great to hear some nice feedback about the hotel and staff. We are in a great location in the old town where you can walk to most of Edinburgh's favourite attractions. Thank you again for a great review and we look forward to welcoming you... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in December. Central location. Friendly staff. Tidy rooms. Heating very adequate also which was important given how cold it was!! Good breakfast included, basic but an array of teas and fruit which was a nice touch. Great for the price. Would stay here again.

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hiexpressrm, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and we hope to welcome you back on your next visit to Edinburgh. More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Holiday Inn Express which is in Cowgate Edinburgh and I can confirm that as usual we found the Holiday Inn hotel didn't let us down. We received a warm welcome from Anna on reception and nothing was too much trouble for her, She explained breakfast times, key cards and how they were used in the lift for... More 

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hiexpressrm, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and Anna and the rest of the team hope to welcome you back soon. More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff in an ideal location (just of the Royal Mile) for a very affordable price. I would however skip the breakfast as the menu is very bland and at times was like a cattle market. There were no seats one morning and we got herded into a conference room... :) Best just to walk up onto the Royal Mile... More 

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hiexpressrm, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Dear ShaneGreer Thank you for staying with us and taking time to post a review. It is lovely to hear that you found the staff to be friendly, in a ideal location and good value. I am sorry that the breakfast did not meet your expectations but we appreciate you sharing your feedback. Our breakfast is inclusive with all the... More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
21 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location if you want to be within walking distance of the tourist areas of the city; plenty of places to eat and drink within just a few minutes walk. Staff were very friendly and helpful - advised an early breakfast as the hotel was full the night we stayed - sound advice as there was a long queue for... More 

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hiexpressrm, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your recent stay with us with your fellow travelers. I am pleased you enjoyed the visit and hope to welcome you back soon. More 

Innsbruck, Austria
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93 reviews 93 reviews
10 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a night here as our flight was early morning and we had travelled from Newcastle. I got a family room at a fantastic rate which included breakfast. The kids slept in a settee bed which was fine for 1 night. The room was clean and quiet. I especially liked the fact that the bathroom has some blue spotlights... More 

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hiexpressrm, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us. With breakfast included and free wi-fi we always offer great value for a visit to Edinburgh. We hope to welcome you back soon. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at this hotel are very friendly and helpful. Rooms are slightly outdated, but overall very clean. My only complaint is that the carpet in my room was heavily stained -- giving an appearance that the room was overall not very clean. However, this was not the case (the room was very clean) and everything else was in order.... More 

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hiexpressrm, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review of your recent stay with us. The housekeeping staff do work hard to ensure room cleanliness is of the highest standard - we are glad you found this. It was nice to hear you enjoyed the breakfast and we hope you will come and stay again next time you visit Edinburgh. More 

Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
19 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a night at Edinburgh in this centrally located hotel at Cowsgate.Royal Mile is across the street.Edinburgh Castle,Prince street and Waverley Railway station are at walking distance.There are many restaurants,pubs and shops near by. Lobby is very small,lift is small too.Rooms are not spacious especially for families.Restaurant is at basement where basic buffet breakfast is served on self service basis.... More 

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hiexpressrm, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and found the staff friendly and helpful. We hope to welcome you back again soon and hopefully improve upon the 3 stars given for your latest visit. More 

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Address: 300 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1NA, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile 3*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh
Express Edinburgh Royal Mile
Holiday Inn Edinburgh
Edinburgh Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile Scotland
Hotel Style:
#24 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#32 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#34 Business Hotel in Edinburgh

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