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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre

Picardy Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3JT, United Kingdom
+44 131 558 2300

$85+

Overall guest ratings

8.5/10 Excellent
based on 2,456 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 9.2
  • 6.7
  • 4.7

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    About

    A modern Edinburgh hotel in a Georgian building within walking distance of the city's top attractions Holiday Inn Express® - Edinburgh City Centre hotel is a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley station in the city's New Town. It's a short stroll to the York Place tram stop, which has a direct connection to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) . The Edinburgh Playhouse theatre and OMNi Edinburgh's restaurants and cinemas are right across the road. Princes Street and George Street's shops are a few minutes' walk away. You can ramble over the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle , 20 minutes' walk from the hotel. Or experience more royal flavour, less than a mile from the hotel, at the Palace of Holyroodhouse , the Queen's official Scottish residence. Amble through the expansive Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh , half an hour on foot from the hotel, or wander into Princes Street Gardens to spot the huge floral clock. Business guests are on the doorstep of the financial district around St. Andrew Square and George Street, while the Edinburgh International Conference Centre is less than 10 minutes' drive away. The hotel has two smart meeting rooms, plus limited paid parking on a first-come, first-served basis. Enjoy free WiFi and an inclusive hot Express Start Breakfast . A nearby fitness centre is available to guests. Unwind after a busy day's sightseeing over a cool beer in the lounge bar.

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    Amenities

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Business centre
    • Internet
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • No smoking
    • Parking (surcharge)
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    based on 2,456 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.7 "City centre within easy reach, said 97%."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.8 "88% said the reception staff was great."
      9.3 "93% thought the service was very professional."
    • 6.7 "Internet is average."
      5.2 "52% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.2 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.1 "Rooms are ok."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were big enough."
      5.8 "For only 58%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% thought the shower was ok."
      6.6 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 66%."
      5.3 "53% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 4.7 "Disappointing food."
      3.7 "63% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      2.2 "78% did not like the vegetable dishes."
      3.1 "69% did not like what was on the menu."

    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    based on 1,743 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 98%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.1 "91% said the reception staff was great."
      9.3 "93% thought the service was very professional."
    • 6.9 "Internet is average."
      5.6 "56% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 5.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.8 "Beds were acceptable for 68%."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were big enough."
      6.2 "Only 62% thought the shower was ok."
      6.1 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 61%."
      5.1 "51% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 4.2 "Disappointing food."
      3.6 "64% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      1.6 "84% did not like the vegetable dishes."
      3.2 "68% did not like what was on the menu."
      4.7 "53% did not enjoy the desserts."

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    based on 540 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 98%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 9.0 "Excellent value."
      9.8 "98% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 9.0 "Perfectly clean."
      9.1 "91% said rooms were clean."
      8.7 "87% thought it was clean."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.5 "85% said the reception staff was great."
      9.4 "94% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.3 "Nice rooms."
      7.3 "73% said the beds were comfortable."
      9.1 "91% said rooms were clean."
    • 6.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.7 "Internet is average."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    based on 171 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.5 "85% said the reception staff was great."
    • 5.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.6 "Average comfort."
      6.4 "Beds were acceptable for 64%."
      5.3 "For only 53%, the noise level was all right."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
      6.4 "Beds were acceptable for 64%."
      5.8 "For only 58%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.3 "Disappointing food."
    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
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