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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   300 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1NA, Scotland (South Side)
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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrived a couple of hours early expecting to leave our cases and return later. Our room was ready and we were allowed to check in. The room was spacious, clean and one of the best beds I've slept in. No queue for breakfast and no need to wait to be seated. Quite a lot to choose from cold buffet but... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotels location and service staff are its selling points...one block off The Royal Mile and the best staff ever. From the moment we arrived from our cruise ship, the front desk staff, especially Anna, was absolutely amazing at getting our luggage taken care of, directions, etc. Rooms are what you would expect from a HI Express and the buffet... 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 visit with us. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and will pass on your kind comments to the staff. I wonder what we could have done to turn your 3 stars into 5? I hope to welcome you back to our hotel in the future. More

Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is located 10 minutes walk from the train station and is very central. The room was clean and nice, although a bit small for 3 people. Anna at the reception was really amazing and provided excellent customer service, the entire staff at the hotel was very nice and helpful. Breakfast was great and satisfying! I would recommend to... More

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

Thank you for your taking the time to review your recent stay with us, I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and I will also pass on your comments to Anna and the other team members. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say that others haven't...from the phone call the day before we arrived to the second we left, (and longer if we'd had luggage we wanted watching during the time after check out and our flight home), the service was fantastic. Nothing was too much trouble the free breakfast was great with such a wide selection even my... 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 our entire team are grateful for the great review you have left for other travellers to see. We hope to welcome you back soon. More

Schenectady, New York
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are used to Holiday Inn Express hotels here in the states and they are standard highway-exit places that can be hit or miss in quality. This location was very much a great surprise. We stayed during the August Military Tattoo and found the staff to be helpful, very pleasant, and terrific about restaurant recommendations. The room was spacious, clean... More

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your thoughts with other travellers. 'Best Holiday Inn Express ever! ' is a massive compliment and lets the entire team know that their hard work and dedication has not gone unnoticed by our guests. I am delighted you enjoyed your visit and we look forward... More

Formby,Merseyside
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

will try to Add pro's and Con's from other peoples reviews. Excellent Staff by the way nothing to much trouble. Pro's 1) 10minutes walk to Waverley Station 2) close to all the attractions of the Royal Mile 3) Sofa bed for more than 2 people (2 Adults + 2 Teens) was okay once we got the extra Pillows (which the... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments reviewing your recent stay with us. Although none of our rooms have fridges in them our guest service team are available 24 hours a day and can assist with keeping items chilled for you. Our breakfast, although not containing bacon, is included for all guests and is a great start to the day!... More

Derbyshire
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really convenient location to stay. We checked in quite late but were greeted warmly and with a smile. Stayed on the 4th floor which was lovely and quite. Rooms standard Holiday Inn- spotlessly clean with the usual tea, coffee etc. Beds very comfy with ample pillows and towels. The inclusive breakfast was very good with hot and cold choices, beans,... More

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

Dear SallyC, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review your recent visit to us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our hearty breakfast, cleanliness and received everything you expected. It will be wonderful to welcome you again. More

Kimberley, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here with two 9 year old twin boys. Close to everything and was able to walk to all we wanted to see. A very good included breakfast. Rooms were clean and well kept. Would definitely 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 choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to review your visit. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Edinburgh. More

Coquitlam, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family & I stayed here for 4 nights. We walked everywhere from here: Edinburgh Castle, Arthur's Seat, Holyrood Park. Many restaurants & shops nearby. Breakfast was fine & very convenient before heading out for sightseeing. Staff were friendly. Room was a bit small. Would have liked a greater selection of TV channels & pay per view movies. Overall, a... More

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

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and thank you for your recommendations. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More

Arlington, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a modern hotel that uses space very efficiently, but is steps off the Royal Mile and minutes from the greatest attractions in Edinburgh. The staff was very helpful with restaurant advice, information and directions. They were always friendly and greeted us with a smile. We will definitely stay here again on our next trip to Edinburgh.

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

Dear Hillary T, many thanks for taking the time to post a review of the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile. Many thanks for your kind words about our team which I will be certain to pass along on your behalf. I I am glad to hear that you had a great stay in Edinburgh and we would certainly look... More

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile

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*
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