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Get an overview of this hotelEco-friendly Edinburgh hotel in Old Town, walk to Arthur's Seat

Collecting Nectar Points

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pool
Business centre
Laundry facilities

Location

Located in Old Town, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Our Dynamic Earth, Arthur's Seat, and Palace of Holyroodhouse. St. Giles' Cathedral and Scottish Parliament are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel features

A full-service spa, a restaurant and an indoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a health club, a bar/lounge and valet parking.

Room amenities

All 156 rooms offer free wired Internet, 24-hour room service and TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee/tea makers, free newspapers and in-room massages.

Languages Spoken

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Macdonald Holyrood Hotel features an indoor pool and a health club. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired and wireless Internet access.

Event facilities measuring 0 square feet (0 square metres) include conference rooms. This eco-friendly hotel also offers tour or ticket assistance, multilingual staff and a fireplace in the lobby. On-site parking is available (surcharge).

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 
  • Built in 1998 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Health club 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 0 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 0 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 156 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Fireplace in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Phone 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Television 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge on weekdays between 7 AM and 10 AM and at the weekend between 7 AM and 11 AM.

Bistro Deluxe – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a health club.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

The on-site spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, massages and facials. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 15.0 per night.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.
Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 7 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP18.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: GBP25.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP15.0 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Macdonald Holyrood Hotel Edinburgh
  • Macdonald Holyrood Hotel
  • Macdonald Holyrood Edinburgh
  • Macdonald Holyrood
  • Macdonald Holyrood Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Hotel Macdonald Holyrood

Awards & 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.

National Rating

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


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