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Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Breakfast Buffet
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We often stay in Edinburgh before a visit family , so we shop and make a little break of it . Last year we stayed at a decent premier inn but this year all the premier inns were much more expensive . So much so...More

Thank julesnkenny
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place to stay. Large rooms, comfy beds, luxurious bathroom, outstanding service. Very quiet but close to lots of great restaurants and the Royal Mile. There is even a safe in the room for valuables. Highly recommend.More

Thank Sue S
Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear Sue, Thank you so much for your recent 5 star review it is very much appreciated and I am pleased you had a great time with us. I am delighted you found the room to be to your liking and you found the quiet,...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great hotel within walking distance to castle and most attractions. Good bar with good service, breakfast is a nightmare, food is very slow in comming, we were on bus tour and few went without breakfast due to slow service.More

Thank Bouchie554
Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your recent feedback and to receive 5 stars is very much appreciated. Our location is ideal for visiting Edinburgh, in a quiet party of the city centre but still walkable to all the main tourist attractions. I am delighted you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My partner booked this stay for us as a special last minute treat. We stay in a lot of hotels and were really excited to stay here because we thought if we spent a little more than usual that it would a little more luxurious....More

3  Thank MollyMcDonald
Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 4 days ago

Dear Cleo, Thank you so much for taking the time to feedback on your recent visit and I very disappointed to read your feedback. Firstly I am pleased you found the welcome to be lovely and there was a nice atmosphere in the bar area...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good hotel, clean, tidy and smart. Room was spacious and very comfortable. The receptionists, check in and check out were lovely, warm and efficient. Breakfast was good, although I think the Portuguese staff’s grasp of English was still in the learning phase - sausages...More

1  Thank solentforty
Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 6 days ago

Good evening and thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am glad you thought the hotel was very good, clean and the room to be spacious and comfortable for you. I am delighted you found the reception team...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
USD 158 - USD 481 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Green Hotel in Edinburgh
#37 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#42 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#56 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 158 - USD 481 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Green Hotel in Edinburgh
#37 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#42 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#56 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Nearby
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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Robin P
15 February 2018|
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Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
Hello, I would recommend booking a car parking space as we only have limited available but this will guarantee you a space. The charge is £25 to book or £20 if you risk just checking on arrival. All you need to do is contact... More
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22 January 2018|
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Response from Maggie G | Reviewed this property |
I took the tram from the airport and then walked the last 15 minutes.
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Karen W
9 January 2018|
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Response from David393 | Reviewed this property |
It is a minute walk from bottom of Royal Mile - And 7 minute walk from station
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"Rooms are very small"
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"Ask for one that does not face the road as the sound proofing is not great."
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"The rooms can get a little hot so I recommend putting the air con on in the evening if you prefer the room to..."
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"the low numbers look onto Carlton Hill and Dynamic Earth"
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