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Chic Edinburgh hotel close to Leith Waterfront with free Wi-Fi and breakfast included.
Holiday Inn Express® Edinburgh – Leith Waterfront is only two miles from the city centre, in Leith, a short stroll from the Royal Yacht Britannia. Edinburgh Waverley train station is within easy reach, and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is a 25-minute drive away. On-site parking is free (limited spaces). Public buses run into the city centre from outside the hotel, so you can explore Edinburgh Castle, tour the Palace of Holyroodhouse or shop ‘til you drop on Royal Mile. Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) and numerous company headquarters are close by.
Visiting in August? Catch a show at the infamous Edinburgh Fringe or attend the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Festival.
Put your feet up in our Express Café & Bar after an action-packed day in Edinburgh. Quench your thirst with a drink from the hotel’s bar – we’ve got craft beers, world wines, premium spirits and soft drinks. Light bites, including pizza and nachos can be ordered throughout the day if you’re feeling hungry and you can look forward to an inclusive buffet breakfast with bacon baps and coffee when you wake up.
- Black-out Shades
- Pillow Menu
- Crib Available
- Iron/Ironing Board
- Separate Hanging Closet
- In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
- Sofa Bed/Sleeper Couch
- Private Bathroom
- Hair Dryer
- Separate/Walk-in Shower
- Coffee Maker
- Tea Maker
- Flat-screen TV
- Desk-level Electrical Outlet
- Direct-dial Phone
- Windows Open by Guest
- Connecting Rooms Available
- Oversized Bath Towels
- Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
- Breakfast Buffet Included
Temporarily closed in support of social distancing. Food and drinks can be ordered and taken to your room. The Great Room lounge is the perfect spot to meet with friends or chill after a busy day. Feeling peckish? Our all day dining menu offers a tempting selection of soup, panini and burgers. Whether you are after some quick sustenance or a satisfying meal and dessert, we have got you covered. Pizzas and snacks are available round the clock for those late night hunger pangs.
Location: Opposite Reception
Serves: Lunch, Dinner
Hotel Bars & Lounges
Grab a soft drink from the bar and unwind in the comfy sofas and armchairs in our cool lounge. Catch up on emails on the free WiFi or recharge your batteries with a coffee. The well-stocked bar offers premium spirits, craft beers, world wines and soft drinks so you can treat yourself on your city break to Edinburgh*. *Alcohol not for sale currently due to Government guidelines.
Location: Next to Reception
- 0 Meeting Room(s) Available
- Office supplies available
- Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
- Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® Rewards Club members
Housekeeping & Laundry
- Daily Housekeeping
Britannia Way Ocean Drive Leith
Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ
Check In: 2:00 pm
Check Out: 11:00 am
Check-in Age: 18
Parking + -
- Daily Self-Parking Fee: 5 GBP
- On-site parking is 5 GBP per night. Spaces are limited and first come, first served. Free parking is available at the opposite Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, at the red and blue car parks. Red can be accessed until 11pm and Blue is open 24 hours.
Shuttle + -
Accessibility + -
- Public Entrance
- Guest Rooms
- Public Restrooms
Accessible Hotel Areas
- Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
Provided by Hotel
Pet Policy + -
- Pets Allowed
- Guide Dogs Allowed
- Pet Deposit per Stay: 20 GBP
- Pets are welcome by prior arrangement with the hotel. A 20 GBP non refundable deposit per pet per stay will be collected at check in. Service animals welcome at no charge.
Facility + -
- Smoke-Free Facility
- Number of Floors: 5
- Total Number of Rooms: 169
- Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 169
- Number of Accessible Rooms: 9
- Connecting Rooms Available
- Public Spaces Renovated in: 2018
- Guest Rooms Renovated in: 2016
Credit Cards + -
- American Express
- Diners Club
- Carte Blanche
- IHG® Business Edge Pay (UK only)
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FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront
How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront?
At Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, self-parking is available for a daily rate of 5 GBP.
Can I cancel my booking at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront for a full refund?
Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.
Does Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront have a pool?
No, Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront does not have a pool.
When is breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront?
Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront is available from 7:00 am to 10:00 am.
What are the check-in and check-out times for Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront?
Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront is from 2:00 pm, and check-out time is 11:00 am. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.
Does Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront offers free WiFi!
Does Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront have a restaurant on site?
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront has 1 restaurant. Great Room lounge.
How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront?
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How many rooms does the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront have?
The Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront has 169 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.
Can I bring my pet to Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront?
Pets are welcome at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront. There is a pet deposit per stay of 20 GBP. Our Pet Policy: Pets are welcome by prior arrangement with the hotel. A 20 GBP non refundable deposit per pet per stay will be collected at check in. Service animals welcome at no charge. .