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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre

Picardy Place , Edinburgh, EH1 3JT

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EXPRESS Start™ Breakfast
The real breakfast of champions? The kind that's included and waiting for you every morning. We've got a whole buffet full of offerings ready to help kick start your day.
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EXPRESS ESSENTIALS
We're big on the little things. Like Wi-Fi, coffee and tea, and all the in-room conveniences that make you feel right at home, even when you're away.
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EXPRESS RECHARGE
Power up while you power down. Conveniently placed outlets, a plush duvet, your pick of pillows, and a quiet place to settle in means you'll get some solid shut-eye.

Explore Our Hotel

A modern Edinburgh hotel in a Georgian building within walking distance of the city's top attractions

Holiday Inn Express® - Edinburgh City Centre hotel is a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley station in the city's New Town. It's a short stroll to the York Place tram stop, which has a direct connection to Edinburgh Airport (EDI). The Edinburgh Playhouse theatre and OMNI Edinburgh's restaurants and cinemas are right across the road. Princes Street and George Street's shops are a few minutes' walk away.

You can ramble over the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle, 20 minutes' walk from the hotel. Or experience more royal flavour, less than a mile from the hotel, at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Queen's official Scottish residence. Amble through the expansive Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, half an hour on foot from the hotel, or wander into Princes Street Gardens to spot the huge floral clock.

Business guests are on the doorstep of the financial district around St. Andrew Square and George Street, while the Edinburgh International Conference Centre is less than 10 minutes' drive away. The hotel has a smart meeting rooms.

Enjoy free Wi-Fi and an inclusive hot Express Start Breakfast. A nearby Fitness Centre is available to guests. Unwind after a busy day's sightseeing over a cool beer in the lounge bar.

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Guest Rooms
Guest Rooms
The hotel’s bright rooms, some with views over the Firth of Forth, feature twin or double beds. Kick-start your day with a power shower, and put your feet up with a cup of tea or coffee while watching the wide-screen TV. Family rooms with sofa beds can accommodate up to two children.
Room Features

Sleep

  • Black-out Shades
  • Crib Available
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
  • Extra Bedding Available
  • Sofa Bed/Sleeper Couch

Bathroom/Personal Care

  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathroom Amenities Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Separate/Walk-in Shower

In-Room Features

  • Coffee Maker
  • Tea Maker
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Work Desk with Lamp
  • Desk-level Electrical Outlet
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Premium Channels
  • Pay-per-view Available
  • Direct-dial Phone
  • 220AC
  • Power Converter Available
  • Windows Open by Guest

Added Value

  • Connecting Rooms Available
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
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Eat & Drink
Start the day with the hot Express Start Breakfast in the Great Room. You can enjoy a croissants, muffins, bacon, sausages, scrambled eggs and beans. The hotel’s upgraded Lounge Bar offers a large selection of beers, gins and whiskies.
  • Breakfast Buffet Included
  • Continental Breakfast Included

Hotel Bars & Lounges

Lounge Bar

Our air conditioned open lobby lounge is stylish and welcoming. We offer a wide range of alcoholic beverages, soft drinks and a selection of tea and coffee. Monthly Gin Of The Month offers are available.

Location: Next to reception pods.

Hours of Operation: 11:00 am - 1:00 am

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Business Services

  • 2 Meeting Room(s) Available
  • Copier
  • Office supplies available

Internet Access

  • Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
  • Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® Rewards Club members
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Housekeeping & Laundry

  • Daily Housekeeping

Added Value

  • Wake Up Calls

Hotel Details

Picardy Place

Edinburgh, EH1 3JT

United Kingdom

44-131-5582300

reception@hieedinburgh.co.uk

Check In: 2:00 pm

Check Out: 11:00 am

Check-in Age: 18

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  • Accessibility + -

      Accessible Hotel Areas

    • Public Entrance
    • Guest Rooms
    • Lifts
    • Public Restrooms

      Provided by Hotel

    • Ramp Access
    • Closed Caption TVs
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
    • Communication Kits with Visual Alarms
  • Pet Policy + -

    • Pets Allowed
    • Guide Dogs Allowed
    • Pet Deposit per Stay: 20 GBP
    • You are most welcome to bring your pet to our hotel. The cost is 20 GBP per night as a cleaning charge. Please inform reservations at the time of making a booking. Dogs are not allowed in the Great Room or public lounge unless they are assistance dogs.
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    • Smoke-Free Facility
    • Number of Floors: 7
    • Total Number of Rooms: 186
    • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 186
    • Number of Accessible Rooms: 11
    • Connecting Rooms Available
    • Public Spaces Renovated in: 2018

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  • Languages + -

    • Portuguese
    • Slovak
    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
    • Estonian
    • Romanian
    • Russian
  • Credit Cards + -

    • American Express
    • Visa
    • MasterCard
    • Diners Club
    • Carte Blanche
    • Discover
    • Business Advantage
  • Limited Time Edinburgh Offers

    Our Highlights
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    Express Start Breakfast Included
    Express Start Breakfast Included
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    Our Express Start Breakfast buffet is included in the rate. Enjoy a selection of local favourites including, bacon, cumberland sausage, baked beans and scrambled egg.
    Green Engage
    All of our hotels use the IHG Green Engage system, an innovative online environmental sustainability system that gives our hotels the means to measure and manage their impact on the environment. It’s our way of making sure we’re protecting our surroundings for our guests today, and tomorrow.

    FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre

    • No, Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre does not have a pool.

    • Yes, Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre offers complimentary breakfast buffet.

    • Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre is available from 6:30 am to 10:00 am.

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre 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.

    • Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre offers free WiFi!

    • No, there is no on site restaurant at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre.

    • Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

    • The Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre has 186 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

    • Pets are welcome at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre. There is a pet deposit per stay of 20 GBP. Our Pet Policy: You are most welcome to bring your pet to our hotel. The cost is 20 GBP per night as a cleaning charge. Please inform reservations at the time of making a booking. Dogs are not allowed in the Great Room or public lounge unless they are assistance dogs. .