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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile

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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“royal mile”(533 reviews)
“great location”(208 reviews)
“hi express”(26 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We recently staying in this hotel for one night as we were attending a wedding in a venue nearby. We have called during the week to ask about an early check in but as the hotel was full they said they would try their best...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

We stayed at this hotel for 2 days while in Scotland. The hotel looks modern and nice. Reception held our bags since we arrived early in the day via Calendonian Sleeper. Our room was on one of the higher floors and was quiet. There is...More

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Response from hiexpressrm, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal MileResponded July 29, 2017

Dear jac2005, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at Holiday Inn Express EDINBURGH - ROYAL MILE. Please know that your feedback is extremely valuable to us. We use feedback, such as yours, to continuously make changes to our brand...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just off Royal Mile this hotel is central to major attractions like Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood, John Knox House etc. Don’t let maps fool you when walking from Waverley Train station as it is best accessed via the closes on the eastern end of the Mile...More

Thank 780cat
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent hotel and great staff, great breakfast included. The room was warm comfortable, clean and well presented. I had everything I needed for a pleasant business stay. This would be a great stay as a base to explore the city as nearly everything is in...More

Thank schafersteve
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is clean, well maintained and includes a decent free breakfast. It's within walking distance of many of the top attractions in Edinburgh, including Arthur's seat and the old town. The hotel doesn't have parking, but there is a car park around the corner.More

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Response from hiexpressrm, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal MileResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile further to your recent stay with us. I was delighted to read your comments regarding your stay and I have shared them with the hotel team. The hotel's location...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
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Bar/Lounge
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$66 - $316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#18 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#32 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#35 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
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$66 - $316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#18 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#32 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#35 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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