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Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

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Stockholm, Sweden
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Centrally located. The room is spotlessly clean. Although it's situated close to pubs and bars I did not hear anything outside my room which was next to the street so I did actually get a very good night sleep. The breakfast area is a bit cramped. Overall it's a good place to stay.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in this hotel for 3 nights. Very centrally located and close to public transport as well as landmarks. The staff is friendly and professional. We were 2 people so the room were big enough and it was clean. Bed was comfortable. Breakfast is good. Only issue I have is that the ventilation is not good at all.

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Indonesia
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40 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Location - The hotel is near the train station, it is just a short walk from it.. I dislike hotel that is too close from train station, but this Holiday Inn is perfect, it is quiet at night, but it is not too far to walk carrying heavy suitcases. Comfort - We have rooms facing the main street, but the... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Position is the best thing. Rooms and halls are clean. Crew staff are kind and welcoming. Breakfast is enough in quantity but it can be better for quality. I'd go back there in case of another visit in Edinburgh.

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

Dear Alessandro M, Thank you for your feedback Alessandro. I am happy to know you had a pleasant stay at our hotel. I will pass on your kind comments to all relevant departments and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again in the future! Kind regards, Kaisa Alikas Sales Manager More 

Ayr, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I would certainly recommend this hotel ,all aspects of this hotel is very good , The staff are all very pleasant and helpful,rooms are spotless clean ,bed very comfortable and a good choice of breakfast . This hotel is adjacent to the theatre and at the end of Princess Street for shopping .

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

Dear John R, Thank you for your kind review John. I am pleased to hear of your positive experience during your stay with us and happy to know our staff were being helpful and friendly. I will definitely pass on your encouraging comments to all relevant departments. We look forward to hosting you on yet another occasion in the near... More 

southampton
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64 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

1 night stay in Edinburgh, following a wedding nearby to sightsee. Pleasantly surprised, very nice welcome, room spacious, clean, well equipped and comfortable. There were 3 of us, myself and my 2 daughters. There was everything we needed in the room and the offer for anything we might have forgotten from reception, complimentary. There is also a vending machine which... More 

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

Dear Whibig, Thank you for your kind review. I am happy to know you were pleased with the hotel and enjoyed the amenities provided in the room. I am also glad to see you found our breakfast well organised and tasty. We are currently piloting our new UK IHG breakfast and pleased to receive such positive feedback. We hope to... More 

Scarborough, England, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the holiday inn,picardy place,edinburgh is centrally placed,first waverley station is about 10-15 minute walk to your hotel despite ongoing road works for 4 years,we could not hear any noise at the rear of our room 204,despite other reviews the food was great and a good buffet all staff were 1st class could not fault any part of our brief visit,we... More 

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

Dear Peter B, Thank you for your review Peter. It is lovely to see you enjoyed your stay and experienced an attentive service by our team. I also appreciate your kind comments regarding the breakfast as we are currently piloting a new UK IHG breakfast and looking forward to hearing candid feedback. We hope to see you with us soon... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night when going to the playhouse for a show. I have stayed in other HI EXPRESS hotels and had good experience. Not this time unfortunately. The hotel has a great location for that the theatre and lots of food and drink outlets nearby however we were given a room on the 6th floor which in itself... More 

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

Dear LesleyB1603, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay at our hotel. I am happy to know you were pleased with the location of the hotel and experienced an effective service by our team. On the other hand I am sorry to hear about the creaky floorboards. Due to us being an old Georgian style listed building we... More 

East-PA
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent location, walkable distance to many attractions; good breakfast; many restaurant options; convenience stores nearby for snacks; no a/c but window opens and a fan is provided. easy to reach via public transit (tram from airport);

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

Dear Jcy110, Thank you for choosing to stay at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre. I am happy to read that you were pleased with the convenient location of the hotel and its facilities. We look forward to welcoming you again one day! Kind regards, Kaisa Alikas Sales Manager More 

Hopeman, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We planned a three night stop around attending the Sunny Afternoon Musical in the theatre just across the street from the hotel. The hotel is everything you would expect from this type of hotel with perfectly adequate rooms, a basic but enjoyable breakfast and a great central location. There are lots of pubs and restaurants in the vicinity and finally... More 

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

Dear Alister b, Thank you very much for your review Alister. I am happy to know we could meet all your expectations and made your stay as convenient as possible. I am also glad to read your positive feedback regarding our team and I am sure they will be delighted by your kind comments. We hope to have the opportunity... More 

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Staying in Broughton & Calton

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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighborhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicenter Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Free Internet Access and Free Hot Breakfast. Simply ask for an internet voucher at check in. The hotel offers continental breakfast buffet plus two daily hot options. Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre is a 5 minute walk to Princes Street & a 10 minute walk to the Royal Mile. Located near the St James Shopping Centre & Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre. The hotels offers free luggage storage and has designated smoking bedrooms. All bedrooms & public areas have high-speed wired & wireless internet access provided by Swisscom. All rates include complimentary EXPRESS START breakfast for all persons. The hotel is within walking distance of Waverley Railway Station and St Andrews Square Bus Station. The Airlink 100 Bus goes from Waverely Bridge to Edinburgh Airport in 25-minutes. Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre is located near Broughton Street, George Street & Queen Street. The hotel is across from the Omni Centre with a choice of restaurants & a Vue Cinema. This Edinburgh City Centre hotel is a perfect choice if you are looking for a base near Edinburgh Castle, The Real Mary Kings Close , Edinburgh Dungeons and Holyrood or for events at Murryfield Stadium, Corn Exchange, Hearts Football Club, Hibernian Football Club or Meadowbank Stadium. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

Address: Picardy Place | Opposite Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1/4 mile East End Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 3JT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: $89 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre 3*
Number of rooms: 161
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#57 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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