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Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

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Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a wonderful hotel in the New Town section of Edinburgh close to Waverley Station. Located on one of the Georgian buildings, it is within walking distance of many sights including the Castle. The rooms were clean and well looked after and the breakfast (which was included in the room price) was a very good one. My only concern... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff only available in Scotland. It is an old building no air conditioning and creaky wooden floors. Bathroom is good bed is a bit soft and only a double. Spacious room all adds to the character. We'll positioned close to taxi and mini mart atm laundromat and 20 min walk to royal mile Breakfast is included... More 

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berkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed here for two nights in August, can't fault the hotel, friendly staff , very very clean , easy to visit the very busy city , great location and very grateful for the free luggage room ,as we had a late flight home !! Once we shut the door on our room we couldn't hear the outside, and the breakfast... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For visitors to Edinburgh looking for somewhere to stay within each reach of the city's highlights this hotel is a good choice. Hop on the excellent Edinburgh Tram at the airport and enjoy a smooth 40 minute journey to the end terminal at York Place and the hotel is no more than 200 metres away. A day ticket for the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Situation of the hotel was good for a visit to the Tattoo. There is a choice of restaurants around the hotel. Breakfast was good with a varied choice self service style. Staff were helpful and welcoming. The car park is horrendous. Spaces do not allow room to open the car doors and there is nowhere else to park.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Like most HI Express hotels this hotel does what says on the tin. The room was clean, and tidy, the bed was comfortable enough for the night. The location is great for the city centre, with shops on the doorstep, and just a short walk to Princess Street and the city 'attractions'. The hotel is a converted Georgian building and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Center is a convenient located hotel in the citycenter. The airport tram is just 50 mtrs away. City center (princess street/Waverley station/Royal Mile) 10 minutes on foot. The hotel has good rooms, although a bit sqeeky flooring, good amenities/bathroom, but temperature control in the room was poor (very warm) and no airco, opening a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've stayed at this hotel a few times and LOVE It. For fantastic value ( even in middle of Festival ) the management and staff are just fantastic and incredibly friendly and helpful. Reon is fantastic and a young new member of the team Andrew just could not have been more helpful to me, Claudia at Reception was also a... More 

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

Dear Sheepy29, Thank you for your kind review. We are honoured and flattered by your positive comments and delighted to know that we have delivered on our promise of exceptional and personalised service. I will definitely pass on your kind words to all relevant departments. We have a great team working here and I know they will continue to do... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A great location for the city centre without being in the very centre. The breakfast was great, lots of choice! Only downside is the noise from the main road, however in the middle we did expect it! Would recommend!

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

Dear MissCharlo, Thank you for your review. I am pleased to know you found our hotel conveniently located and enjoyed the breakfast and it's variety. We look forward to seeing you again! Kind regards, Kaisa Alikas Sales Manager More 

Milton Keynes
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit of 'festival drama' checking in here when the receptionist could not find the booking but all was sorted in the end. This is a really well situated hotel particularly at Festival time as it within walking distance of many venues and only a ten minute walk from Waverley station. For those flying in the tram line from the... More 

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

Dear Bobcat202, Thank you for your positive feedback. I am pleased to hear the confusion during your check-in procedure was happily sorted out. I am also happy to see you enjoyed the location of hotel and found our buffet breakfast excellent. I will definitely pass on your kind comments to relevant departments. We hope to have you with us soon... More 

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
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  • 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: $91 - $261 (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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Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre Scotland
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#57 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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