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Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Picardy Place | Opposite Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1/4 mile East End Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 3JT, Scotland (Broughton)
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Ranked #104 of 145 Hotels in Edinburgh
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jimnalys East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the 3rd time we have stayed at this hotel and we have never been able to find fault with any aspect of our stay. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the staff are conscientious and pleasant and the location is ideal for travel and sightseeing. Although breakfast is provided there is no restaurant, but there are numerous eating... More 

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Llanidloes, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Can highly recommend this hotel for the staff,location cleanliness of the hotel nothing to much trouble for them rooms clean and tidy.breakfast ok if you don't like bacon ( there wasn't any) but apart from that can't fault it at all

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was in Edinburgh fro a recent business trip and our corporate agent booked me in to the Holiday Inn Express in Picardy Place. The Hotel turned out to be on a Georgian Terrace and was much better than most budget city centre hotels. The reception was very welcoming and well staffed on arrival and the check in process was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really comfortable room, clean and tidy, staff were accommodating and friendly, for less than £20 a night in a city centre is really cheap would recommend highly. Close to city centre and the attractions.... Weatherspoons is opposite so if you're looking for a cheap way to visit the city it's ideal

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Mgtresponse, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback regarding your recent stay. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the future. Warm regards Alexander Cameron More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a pleasant hotel in a very good location (lots of good restaurants and cafes nearby), ideally suited to any exploration of central Edinburgh and near enough to the main transport links for almost any business visit. BUT, the walls to the rooms are paper thin. Whether you enjoy your stay will entirely depend on who your neighbours are.... More 

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Mgtresponse, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for comments regarding your recent visit. I am sorry to hear that you were disturbed by neighbouring guests during your stay. Our 24 hour reception team are always happy to help and on this occasion would have been able to remedy this for you. I am pleased that you enjoyed the rest of your stay and we hope... More 

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel was booked and confirmation stated 'Standard Double Room'. We arrived a twin room, and told by reception that a standard room is a 'get what you're given' type. The beds themselves were incredibly disappointing. Very uncomfortable. Not to be mention being woke up several times throughout the night by some seriously loud bangs from the ceiling as if concrete... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room fantastic, location 50 meters from Playhouse. Breakfast not full English but adequate. Missed turn as car park is at the rear (through an old archway)where postcode takes you. Weatherspoons across the road "The Playfare" just up from theatre.

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Mgtresponse, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, responded to this review

Dear Paul P, Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your recent stay here in Edinburgh. Glad to hear that you were happy with the location. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the future. Warm regards Alexander Cameron More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location here is fantastic. Easy to get around wherever you'd like to go and a very good value. The property itself, room and breakfast and wifi, is just as you'd expect from a Holiday Inn Express

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Mgtresponse, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, responded to this review

Dear Bill M, Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your recent stay at the hotel. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the location and service of the hotel during your visit with us. Kind Regards Alexander Cameron General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Basic room but fine for a city base for a weekend trip - not far from centre (Princes Street for shopping, Rose Street for bars). Tram line starts nearby too. Plenty of continental choice at breakfast but hot food limited. But good Weatherspoons across the road if you prefer a full Scottish breakfast.

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Dear Reviewer200, Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your recent stay at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre. We take all feedback on board to help improve our service. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards Alexander Cameron General Manager More 

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here in late Jan with my partner for a post Christmas weekend away. Pleasantly surprised by the location and quality of the room. We were on the 6th floor and had good views of the city. The room has a sofa and bed which made it more pleasant to relax in on the afternoon pre dinner. The hotel offers... More 

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Mgtresponse, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, responded to this review

Dear bxwarden, Thank you for taking the time to write up a review about your recent stay with us at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre. I hope to welcome you back in the future, Kind Regards Alexander Cameron General Manager More 

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Address: Picardy Place | Opposite Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1/4 mile East End Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 3JT, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton
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Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre 3*
Number of rooms: 161
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