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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile

300 Cowgate, Edinburgh,  EH1 1NA United Kingdom

Check-In:   3:00 pm

Check-Out:   11:00 am

Minimum Check-In Age:   18


Contact Front Desk:   44-131-5248400

Key Features

Breakfast included
Breakfast included
Pet Friendly
Pet Friendly
Wifi Included
Wifi Included


Edinburgh hotel with free breakfast and Wi-Fi

Located in the heart of the historic city of Edinburgh, Holiday Inn Express® Edinburgh – Royal Mile is where comfort and Scottish charm come together.

Catch trains to Glasgow and London from the nearby Edinburgh Waverley station or take off from Edinburgh Airport (EDI), 30 minutes away.

Situated just steps away from iconic landmarks and cultural treasures, such as the magnificent Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile, our hotel allows you to get lost in the buzzing atmosphere of the city.

For those looking to explore the natural wonders of Edinburgh, we’re an eight-minute walk from Holyrood Park, offering breathtaking views of Arthur's Seat.

Culture enthusiasts will be delighted to find the National Museum of Scotland and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh within easy reach, providing a glimpse into Scotland's fascinating past and its diverse botanical wonders.

No visit to Edinburgh is complete without a trip to Calton Hill, just 12 minutes away and soak in panoramic views of the city and the striking Scottish National Monument.

Additionally, history buffs can explore the impressive Royal Yacht Britannia and discover the grandeur of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland.

Unwind in our modern hotel. Rooms feature handy amenities like free Wi-Fi and ironing facilities. Start your day off right with our free Express Start™ breakfast, offering tasty hot and cold items.

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The hotel's bright, modern rooms come with air conditioning and power showers. Catch the latest news on the flat-screen TV as you enjoy a freshly made cup of tea or check your emails at the desk with free WiFi. Travelling with kids? Family rooms have a sofa bed, especially for the children.

Hotel packages available

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Edinburgh Castle

Experience Edinburgh

No visit to Edinburgh is complete without a trip to the world-renowned Edinburgh Castle, just an eight-minute drive from the hotel. The castle houses the Crown Jewels, National War Museum and Stone of Scone which has been a symbol of Scottish monarchy since ancient times. Take a leisurely stroll around the historic site and admire the stunning views of Edinburgh from atop the castle walls.

FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile

Always check the hotel's cancellation policy before booking a rate. Room cancellation is subject to rate booked at time of reservation and cancellation policy varies by rate.
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile has 1 restaurant.
Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile is available from 7:00 am to 10:00 am.
Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile is from 3:00 pm, and check-out time is 11:00 am. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.
No, Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile does not have a pool.
Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile offers free WiFi!
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EXPRESS Start™ Breakfast

It’s fresh, it’s hot, and it’s included. Dig into our Express Start Breakfast full of your favourites to help kick start your day.

Breakfast offering may vary by hotel location

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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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Power up while you power down. Bedside outlets, a plush duvet, your pick of pillows, and a quiet place to settle in means you’ll get some solid shut-eye.

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