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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh – Royal Mile

300 Cowgate, Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh, United Kingdom (Show on map)

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"Friendly staffs, clean room, stable and fast internet access..."

  • Jack, United States
  • December 3, 2014
  • Area: Edinburgh Old Town
  • Rooms : 78

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Room Types
1 Double Bed With Sofa Bed Nonsmoking
1 Double Bed Nonsmoking
1 Double Bed Wheelchair Access Nonsmoke
Standard Room
2 Single Beds Nonsmoking
2 Bed Wheelchair Accessible Nonsmoking


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Features of Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh – Royal Mile

24-hour room service


business center



executive floor

facilities for disabled guests

laundry service

meeting facilities

pets allowed


safety deposit boxes



Sports and Recreation

golf course (on site)


Wi-Fi in public areas


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When visiting Edinburgh, you'll feel right at home at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh – Royal Mile, which offers quality accommodation and great service. Only 12.87 Km away, this 3-star hotel can be easily accessed from the airport. For those of you who want to venture out, Edinburgh Cycle Hire & Scottish Cycle Safaris, Rent A Bike, John Knox House Museum are just some of the attractions available to visitors.

At Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh – Royal Mile, the excellent service and superior facilities make for an unforgettable stay. A selection of top-class facilities such as 24-hour room service, facilities for disabled guests, Wi-Fi in public areas, meeting facilities, business center can be enjoyed at the hotel.

Step into one of 78 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as internet access – wireless, non smoking rooms, air conditioning, desk, internet access – LAN which can be found in some rooms. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh – Royal Mile is a smart choice for travelers to Edinburgh, offering a relaxed and hassle-free stay every time.
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Please note that dogs are not allowed in the Great Room or public lounge. Assistance dogs are allowed in these areas. Pet fees are 15 GBP per night.

Children and extra beds:

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Check-In From
2:00 PM

Check-Out Until
11:00 AM

Distance to Airport
12.87 Km

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Jack C. Business travelers United States of America, December 3, 2014
Good place to stay

Friendly staffs, clean room, stable and fast internet access
Easy access location, friendly and helpful staffs with smiles on the faces always; rooms are cleaned, quiet and safe. Breakfast buffet (hot and cold) has all i want; with free WiFi internet access, it is fast and stable -- overall is value for the money, definitely will stay over again next time.
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Siu S. Families with older children Hong Kong, July 18, 2014
Staff Attitude need improvement

Location b
The hotel policy says 1 child under 18 years old stay free with using existing bed but the hotel staff didn't let us check in when we came with our 12 years old child. The attitude of the female staff with pony tail is bad who treated us like criminals.
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Joy P. Couples Canada, May 25, 2014
We loved the location of this hotel.

Location, Staff & cost
We enjoyed our time here & would stay again. Nice to see good value for money hotel in an expensive city. Clean. Friendly, helpful staff.
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Ian S. Couples Australia, May 23, 2014
most enjoyable - loved the location

location staff good room
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Enda L. Business travelers Ireland, December 17, 2013
A cosy, yet modern hotel in the heart of the city

Centrally located, fast internet, helpful staff
The room was comfortable and clean with all extras: TV, air con, large modern shower. Very pleased with fast internet because I needed to do some late-night research. Perfect for someone who wants to stay in the city centre.
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Pooja S. Couples United Kingdom, December 5, 2013
Weekend away

Clean room, central location, free wifi
Had a good stay at the Holiday Inn. Clean, neat room, nothing fancy. Free wifi and breakfast was appreciated!
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Yiying A. Groups Singapore, August 28, 2013
cosy and comfortable stay

Location, cleanliness, breakfast
Comfortable stay. Room and breakfast are basic but good. The location was convenient for walking to main sights, such as the castle.
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Nicholas K. Business travelers Singapore, June 29, 2013
Great place to stay

Clean room
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Yam C. Families with young children Singapore, June 13, 2013
Good location hotel at a reasonable price.

Good location, clean and fairly price.
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Andreas K. Families with older children United States of America, April 29, 2013
Great Location, superb staff

Very close to Royal Mile(1 block), Good breakfast choices, Friendly staff
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What's nearby? / Directions

What's nearby?
  • Brass Rubbing Centre - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
  • Museum of Childhood - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
  • John Knox House - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
  • Talbot Rice Gallery - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
  • Festival Theatre - 0.2 km / 0.2 mi
  • Surgeon's Hall - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
  • Parliament House - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
  • City Chambers - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
  • Fruitmarket Gallery - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
  • Potterrow Student Centre - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
  • City Art Centre - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
  • Real Mary King's Close - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
  • People's Story Museum - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
  • National Museum of Scotland - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
  • From bypass-follow bypass North. At Gogarburn Jct follow signs for City centre (A8) for approx 5 miles. At Haymarket junction follow signs for Dalkeith & East. At the T junction turn left into Morrison St go forward to Bread St & go through West Port & through the Grassmarket. At the roundabout ever left through the cow gate and the hotel is approx 500 meters on left. No on site car parking. St Johns Hill NCP car park 3 minutes walk. This is well sign posted from the hotel. Please note that a no entry restriction operates through the Cow gate from 10pm.
  • Train Station Name:Edinburgh Waverley Train Station 0.3 MI/0.48 KM

Edinburgh International Airport( edb) - From Edinburgh Airport to Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh-Royal Mile hotel Follow signs for A8 and City Centre until you reach Haymarket. Follow signs for Dalkeith & East, left onto Morrison Street, then bear left onto West Port, forward onto Grassmarket, bear right onto Cowgatehead, bear left onto Cowgate. The hotel is on the left.

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Customers like this hotel for:
Nearest transport:
  • Edinburgh Train Station (0.4 Km / 5 min walk)
Area recommended for:
  • culture
  • shopping
  • sightseeing
Distance to airport:
  • Edinburgh Airport (11.4 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Clean room" , "Friendly staff" , "Good location"
Top attractions in the area:
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse (0.3 Km / 4 min walk)
  • Edinburgh Dungeon (0.5 Km / 6 min walk)
  • Scottish Parliament Building (0.6 Km / 8 min walk)
  • Calton Hill (0.7 Km / 9 min walk)
Note: Distances are measured as a straight line.

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