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    Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

    81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AU, Scotland
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    1 - 5 of 2,948 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    .Check in full of smiles unhurried on our way to our room in under 5 mins. Large room with more than comfortable king size bed and just as important good pillows . Spacious bathroom with bath and shower. Good wifi throughout the hotel. Some traffic...More

    Thank Andrew S
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Very friendly staff and modern hotel, breakfast is good, walk distance to most of city center spots, high recommended! Only room size not big enough, but could understandable, the location really good and convenient.More

    Thank Micky W
    Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Micky, Thank you for your recent review and I appreciate you taking the time to do so. I am pleased to hear you found the staff to be very friendly and that breakfast was good for you and you were able to walk it...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Ok it's a chain hotel but this one is really special. We had an exclusive king room for a very decent price. The room was nicely devorated, the bed sumptuous and the bathroom gorgeous with a tropical shower. Nice touches like a Nespresso machine alongside...More

    Thank caron0505
    Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Good evening and thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit and I am delighted you gave us a 5 star review. Our location is ideal for the parliament and still not a far walk away from the hustle and bustle of...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Great location, situated a block or two from the Royal Mile, and therefore Quiet. Staff is very nice, eager to assist . Fitness room was basic but useable. The Hotel was undergoing renovation, therefore the restaurant services were basic with what seemed to be a...More

    Thank Jo S
    Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am very please to hear the staff were nice and willing to assist you where possible and as you say our location is perfect. We have now completed our...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This was a great hotel. The buffet breakfast was the best. The staff were fantastic. They went out of there way to help us enjoy our stay in Edinburgh. The location was spot on everything was within walking distance.More

    1  Thank jane-marie-13
    Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Jane-Marie, Thank you so much for your 5 star review it is very much appreciated. I am delighted to hear in particular your feedback on the staff as this is an area I have been working on recently and we are really driving the...More

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    • Pool
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Heated pool
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    • $111 - $349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #9 Green Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • Number of rooms
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    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
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    Kevin W
    September 25, 2017|
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    Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
    Hello Kevin, The library lounge is one of our meeting rooms which can be accessed from the 6th floor and is ideal for a board meeting for up to 8 people. Any food and drink can be arranged on the day or prior along with any... More
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    Sharon H
    September 10, 2017|
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    Hello Sharon, The hotel is in a perfect location just outside the main busy city centre but still only a 15-20 minute walk into the heart of the city and the Christmas market and we are literally 1 street away from the... More
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