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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 #103 of 145 Hotels in Edinburgh
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Wales
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at this hotel recently for two nights. We were pleased to see that breakfast had been included in the price of the room. We booked early and the rate was easily affordable (and much cheaper than the rate would have been on the night). The hotel was clean, room tidy and the facilities were what you would expect... More 

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Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
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151 reviews 151 reviews
83 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is really handy for visiting Edinburgh as long as you don't bring a car. It is just opposite The Playhouse so excellent if you are going there. The receptionist was very nice and let us check in early. Our room was fine and on top floor but it did feel a bit like a large attic room although... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for the Hogmanay street party, so location was important for us, and this is ideally located opposite Edinburgh Playhouse and a short walk from Princes Street. First the bad bits. If you are driving here, they only have parking for 9 cars, so in all likelihood you will be parking in the shopping centre car park opposite.... More 

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

Dear Rex, Thank you for your review and kind words, Edinburgh is indeed very busy during the Hogmanay celebrations, the room type 'standard' is made clear on our website that it can be any room type subject to availability upon arrival, my apologies of course though for any inconvenience caused. We do hope to see you again soon, please do... More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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155 reviews 155 reviews
44 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel might not be as charming as other old buidings or BBs in Edinburgh but it offers everything you can expect from a good hotel and despite its great location, in city centre, it has fairly quiet rooms. Breakfast is awesome, with plenty of choice of good food.

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

Thanks so much for your kind words Carlos! We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Gemma Vincent Sales Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited Edinburgh by car and getting to the hotel was a nightmare by car. The car park is about a 10 min walk away, and getting luggage in and out of the hotel meant parking on a cobblestone side street uphill and bringing all the baggage across. The room itself wasn't too bad, the typical holiday inn express room... More 

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

Dear Meg, Thank you for your review, I am pleased to see that overall you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. As we are a centrally located hotel parking is about a 5 minute walk and we do understand this can be inconvenient, breakfast if generally always busy at peak times however I am pleased you did not let this... More 

Brampton
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Another great option by Holiday Inn Express. Excellent location, just one block from Royal Miles and Edinburgh's main attractions. Within the Old Town and a short walk to New Town and Waverly Train Station. I have a bad knee and had no problems walking around this area. The room, wasn't spacious but comfortable enough for 2 individuals, as is expected... More 

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

Dear DK, Thank you for your review, however I believe from your comments that you stayed at another of our IHG property's, Holiday Inn Express - Royal Mile. Kind regards, Gemma Vincent Sales Manager More 

Shillong, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for two nights. Cosy rooms, bare but efficient service. Not so lavish spread at breakfast. Best point is the location of the Hotel. Very central n in close vicinity of bus and train terminals. Ideal traveler hotel

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

Dear Sunny, Thank you for your review - delighted to see you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Gemma Vincent Sales Manager More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in a brilliant spot Five mins from princes rd and North bridge which is at the heart of Edinburgh. The hotel is very warm even in the middle of January Clean and as everything u need. Breakfast is OK As a good selection although the hot breakfast isn't great, But they ave a good selection of other... More 

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

Dear Gailanne, Thank you for your review, great to see you enjoyed your stay, please do come and visit us again soon! Kind regards. Gemma Vincent Sales Manager More 

Dronfield
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you need a place in Edinburgh for a concert, Musical,night out sightseeing, this is your place. Bang opposite The Playhouse Theater. Only minutes walk from most of central Edinburgh's visitor attractions, Great pubs & restaurants near by ( For a fab music night visit WHISTLEBINKIES ). Room was spotless although the view was not that good ( except for... More 

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

Dear Elma, Thank you for your review, i am please to see you enjoyed your stay and we certainly hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Gemma Vincent Sales Manager More 

Greenock, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is great! Not far away from the main shopping area on Princes street. Great if you're going to the theater, also the omni centre across the road has so many options for places to eat. Room was very clean, comfortable and very nicely decorated. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Ironing room on 4th floor instead of a separate... More 

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

Dear Nicky, Thank you for you review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay, we hope to see you again soon, Kind regards, Gemma Vincent Sales 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre 3*
Number of rooms: 161
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