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Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in a busy section of Edinburgh. There is a small area to park behind the hotel with 10-15 spaces. If you need to park make sure you reserve a parking place in addition to your room. The size of the rooms were typical of European hotels. It was clean and comfortable. We were able to find a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked up this hotel because it's closeness to the train station and bars, wasn't disappointed was on a 10 min walk to train station and price was really cheap. At the time of visit was £100 less then hotels on the main road as you get off the train. So worth the saving for an extra 5 min walk. Rooms...

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Positives - excellent position easy to find at end of Tram line or short walk from Bus route. Area has - Restaurants in abundance, Theatre and Cinema across the road. Short walk to Prince's St and surrounding Historic areas. Bar in house which is handy. You can not fault the position of the hotel. Negatives - Bed just a double,...

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Third time, in as many years...never disappoints! Great value; great comfort; great location. We were warmly greeted by all staff throughout our stay. The room & facilities were more than enough for our 3 night stay...and the breakfasts were superb...and very well supervised by the staff on duty..."Thanks for your hard work!" Easy walking down to Stockbridge and Leith...Calton Hill...

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have previously stayed in this hotel a few years ago and found it ok. It's just what you would expect from a holiday inn. This time a young dark haired lady who checked us in gave us a twin room. I asked for a double as my booking said double or twin and as we're married expected a double....

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Mgtresponse, Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, responded to this review

Dear lovelythat, I am sorry to read about your recent stay with us falling short of your expectations. I have looked into this and can see you have booked a standard room. Please note for future reference that Standard Rooms are what is available at the time of arrival, and that room requests or preferences can not be guaranteed. In...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check-in was smooth and simple. Staff were welcoming and 'bright'. Instructions to get to the hotel from Waverley Station were clear, but it was something of a hike with suitcases. Breakfast was good, hot and hearty, although described as 'Continental,' it include a hot option of bacon, scrambled egg, sausage and beans. Rooms were clean and well appointed although only...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was here for a family weekend break and we took the tram from Edinburgh airport right to this hotel which is a two minute walk from the terminus at York place. The hotel is comfortable and welcoming and the room was clean and well equipped. Breakfast is included and at weekends the restaurant gets crowded and we had a bit...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights on business. Location was good for restaurants and bars if that's your thing. Bar is discreet and comfortable and I found it ideal to sit in one of the booths working on the laptop into the night. Staff were helpful and friendly and with a late checkout of 2pm it suited juggling working from my room with...

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here whilst I attended a work conference for two nights. Couldn't fault it, the staff were very friendly and so helpful and the room was exceptionally clean and quiet! The location is fabulous! Would definitely stay there again. I couldn't see any issue with breakfast! It was lovely, there was more than enough selection of food which included...

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Cupar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one night here on Thursday 2nd March and really enjoyed it. The room was compact but well equipped for this type of budget accommodation. The bed was very comfortable and on the fourth floor we were well insulated from traffic noise. Choice of TV channels was poor but that wasn't really important. Our front facing room had a...

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Staying in Broughton & Calton

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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
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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: $120 - $303 (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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“Try to avoid the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles RoyandDebbie, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Would avoid rooms on front of hotel as road is rather busy, we were on 6th floor to the rear so fairly quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 428grahamj, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try to ask for rooms not on the top floor. Only one small lift gives access (unless you like stairs)”
 of 5 bubbles Jezrax, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room to the front and as high up as possible”
 of 5 bubbles Kettlebridge, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“no noise on 4th floor at back of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles p3aud, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
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