Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh – Leith Waterfront is on the outskirts of the city. Edinburgh Waverley train station is within easy reach, and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is a 25-minute drive away. Catch trams into the city centre from opposite the hotel. On-site parking is 7.50 GBP per night and spaces are limited.
Stroll along to the Royal Yacht Britannia and climb aboard the former yacht of Queen Elizabeth II. For sweeping views of the city and iconic landmarks, hike up Calton Hill, two miles away. Explore the infamous Edinburgh Castle to learn about Scotland’s rich history then head to Edinburgh Old Town to stop by the Scott Monument and National Museum of Scotland. Fan of politics? Don’t miss the Scottish Parliament Building and Palace of Holyroodhouse.
If you fancy a spot of shopping, you’re spoiled for choice. Ocean Terminal is a short walk away, Princes Street is in the city centre and the new St James Quarter is home to brands debuting in Scotland. Visit Multrees Walk or Harvey Nichols for high-end fashion and beauty. Watch comedy and theatre shows at Edinburgh Playhouse, two miles away.
After a day’s sightseeing, recharge in the hotel’s lounge with a dram of whiskey or tuck into a pizza around the clock. Fuel your morning with an inclusive buffet breakfast.
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