Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel

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1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk
1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk
1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk
1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel

3.0 star property

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • Parking available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Picardy Place Top Of Leith Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 3JT

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Playhouse Theatre1 min walk
  • Popular LocationCalton Hill8 min walk
  • Popular LocationScott Monument10 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)33 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel is located in New Town, a neighbourhood in Edinburgh, and is in the city centre and near a train station. Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Princes Street and George Street. Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Edinburgh Zoo are not to be missed. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 1 min walk
  • Calton Hill - 8 min walk
  • Scott Monument - 10 min walk
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 11 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 8 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 33 min drive

Restaurants

  • Treacle - 2 min walk
  • Mathers - 2 min walk
  • Filling Station - 3 min walk
  • Smoke Stack - 3 min walk
  • Artisan Roast - 3 min walk

About this property

Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel

Eco-friendly Edinburgh hotel in New Town, walk to Princes Street
This smoke-free hotel features a bar/lounge, self parking and a business centre. Free self-service breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 186 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find pillow menu, free newspapers and hairdryers.
Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel offers 186 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Edinburgh hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (GBP 20.0 per night)
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Off-site parking within 656 ft (GBP 16.50 per night); discounts available

Food and drink

  • Free self-service breakfast available 6:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 6:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekends
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 11:00 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 20 per pet, per stay
Dogs welcome
1 per room
Service animals are exempt from fees
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Self-parking fee: GBP 20.0 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 16.50 per night (656 ft away)
  • Pet fee: GBP 20 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Tax ID - 244942395
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 429 out of 989 reviews
5 - Excellent 43%
Rating 4 - Good. 410 out of 989 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 105 out of 989 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 35 out of 989 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 10 out of 989 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Basic room & hotel - so overpriced
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children, Travelled with pets
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean helpful staff
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
During breakfast many residents not using masks or gloves for utensils. Staff member could be at entrance advising if no mask worn no entry to restaurant.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
The Holiday Inn Express provides a decent accommodation for price in Edinburgh city centre. The location is outstanding and walkable to most/all city centre points of interest. However, it needs an overhaul badly! The carpet in my room was stained in 12 different spots and was unacceptable dusty. My mother was staying with me and she has asthma - she felt sick most mornings after sleeping in the dust. The shower was cracked and water leaked under the toilet. But the breakfast was comparable to other local hotels and the staff are generally friendly and helpful. I have stayed at this hotel more than once and would be happy to return if some serious updating of the rooms and building occurred. This hotel has so much potential!
Stayed 5 nights in Nov 2021