Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Find out moreOpens in a new window

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront

Photo gallery for Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront

Featured image
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
Room Amenity

Overview of Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront

3 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

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

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Britannia Way, Ocean Drive, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH6 6JJ

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRoyal Yacht Britannia4 min walk
  • Popular LocationEaster Road Stadium5 min drive
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Playhouse Theatre6 min drive
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)19 min drive

Choose dates to view prices

About this area

Edinburgh

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront is located in Leith, a neighbourhood in Edinburgh, and is in the business district. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Museum of Childhood are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Omni Centre Edinburgh and Royal Botanic Garden. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Easter Road Stadium or Murrayfield Stadium. Guests love the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Royal Yacht Britannia - 4 min walk
  • Easter Road Stadium - 5 min drive
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 6 min drive
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 7 min drive
  • Calton Hill - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 7 min drive
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 19 min drive

Restaurants

  • Ostara - 6 min walk
  • Bistro Provence - 6 min walk
  • The Kitchin - 7 min walk
  • Teuchters Landing - 8 min walk
  • Roseleaf - 8 min walk

About this property

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront

Eco-friendly Edinburgh hotel in Leith with free breakfast
Along with a bar/lounge, this smoke-free hotel has a coffee shop/café and self parking. Free self-service breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, dry cleaning and a 24-hour front desk. All 145 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and LED TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include pillow menu, hairdryers and safes.
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront offers 145 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LED televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in May 2016.

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

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and dinner
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 5 per night)
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free self-service breakfast available 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends
  • 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds

Conveniences

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

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

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
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Renovated guest rooms – May 2016
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Pillow menu

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

Similar properties

See similar properties

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

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
Pets cannot be left unattended
Service animals are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

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 5 per night
  • 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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club and Carte Blanche; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector

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
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
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.

Property is also known as

Edinburgh Holiday Inn Express Waterfront
Edinburgh Waterfront
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Waterfront
Holiday Inn Express Waterfront
Holiday Inn Express Waterfront Edinburgh
Holiday Inn Express Waterfront Hotel Edinburgh
Waterfront Edinburgh
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Waterfront Hotel Edinburgh
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Waterfront Scotland
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Waterfront Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Leith Waterfront Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Waterfront Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Leith Waterfront Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Leith Waterfront
Holiday Inn Express Leith Waterfront
Inn Express Leith Waterfront
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Leith Waterfront
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront Edinburgh
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Leith Waterfront an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront Hotel Edinburgh

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 451 out of 947 reviews
5 - Excellent 48%
Rating 4 - Good. 403 out of 947 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 77 out of 947 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 10 out of 947 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 947 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
No comments
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Very tired looking. could use a lick of paint and some new carpets. Breakfast was very disorganised. There was no queueing system for the buffet, it was a free for all.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

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

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Free parking and central location for Leith
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021