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Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Standard ok hotel. Clean, staff friendly. Room generally ok....wish had a better mattress...sleep was poor because of this...like sleeping on a trampoline. ..soft and springy. Will look forward to a decent night sleep at home. Good location. ..busy area...but quiet and not disturbed by outside noise

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The holiday Inn Express was very good for value, we had a ground floor room at the front but you could not hear the cars. It is a great location and when you stand outside and look to the left you can see the sea. Its a 5/10 walk to Princess street. The staff were helpful and friendly and the...

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights and really enjoyed our stay. The hotel is in an excellent location, close to plenty of restaurants and an easy walk uphill to Princes Street. The room was large with a lovely comfy bed.The breakfast included was good and kept well stocked. All staff we came into contact were helpful and...

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Crawley
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a Holiday Inn Express, and it's in Edinburgh City Centre. It's not on the Royal Mile, so for Americans thinking that Edinburgh consists of nothing but Castles and Royal Miles, this might not be suitable. However, we got a warm welcome, with practical information about the hotel (which lift to use, where and when is breakfast, etc). Our...

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cork city ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed for i night on Thursday 1st December 2016 in room 316 which has very creaky floorboards but luckily the room above did not have the same problem. Nice clean functional room , very comfy bed with a good selection of pillows . Good location for the Tram service , the York Place stop is about 200 metres from...

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Nairn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Again an excellent stay in this hotel. In a great position with lots of eating places around it. From check in to check out everything went smoothly. The rooms spotless and the beds very comfortable. I am sure we will be back!

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benidorm
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location is excellent , staff very helpful , rooms adequate ,only down sides are the house keeping and the breakfast experience . On the house keeping there seemed to be a total reluctance to re stock items such as toilet rolls, shower gel , tissues , coffee and I think with the hotel appearing to be full constantly , the...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked with friends for one over night stay at bargain price of £70 for twin BB to visit German Market and Christmas shopping. Great location opposite Playhouse and Omni Centre. Approx 10 minute walk from Waverley train station and less to Princess Street, gardens and shops. Room was quite large, although friend's twin room was smaller. Beds very clean and...

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we stayed here for two nights this week and found the hotel ok for a short break and is about a ten minute walk from Waverley train station.The room was small but clean and the beds were very comfy.One thing we do think there should be is a shower mat in the shower as the base of the shower unit...

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Angus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time in Edinburgh visiting the Xmas market and this hotel was the icing on the cake. So clean, comfortable and in a perfect location for all the city centre attractions. Very reasonably priced (£69 for a family room)and a lovely breakfast thrown in too. Staff were really helpful especially David on reception. Would definately stay again!

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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Free Internet Access and Free Hot Breakfast. Simply ask for an internet voucher at check in. The hotel offers continental breakfast buffet plus two daily hot options. Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre is a 5 minute walk to Princes Street & a 10 minute walk to the Royal Mile. Located near the St James Shopping Centre & Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre. The hotels offers free luggage storage and has designated smoking bedrooms. All bedrooms & public areas have high-speed wired & wireless internet access provided by Swisscom. All rates include complimentary EXPRESS START breakfast for all persons. The hotel is within walking distance of Waverley Railway Station and St Andrews Square Bus Station. The Airlink 100 Bus goes from Waverely Bridge to Edinburgh Airport in 25-minutes. Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre is located near Broughton Street, George Street & Queen Street. The hotel is across from the Omni Centre with a choice of restaurants & a Vue Cinema. This Edinburgh City Centre hotel is a perfect choice if you are looking for a base near Edinburgh Castle, The Real Mary Kings Close , Edinburgh Dungeons and Holyrood or for events at Murryfield Stadium, Corn Exchange, Hearts Football Club, Hibernian Football Club or Meadowbank Stadium. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

Address: Picardy Place | Opposite Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1/4 mile East End Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 3JT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: $101 - $314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre 3*
Number of rooms: 161
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#57 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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“Upper floor at the front of the hotel”
  • View from room 316
 of 5 bubbles kenrickfamily, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Beware of basement rooms: if you twitch the curtains, you become visible to passers-by.”
 of 5 bubbles 499MM, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps ask for a room high up.....or choose a different hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles bm382016, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room was at the back of the hotel and very quiet. The hotel though is on a busy road, so caution might be required.”
 of 5 bubbles GingeCat04, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room facing the street not the back.”
 of 5 bubbles groabjork, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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