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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.
- Black-out Shades
- Crib Available
- Iron/Ironing Board
- In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
- Extra Bedding Available
- Sofa Bed/Sleeper Couch
- Private Bathroom
- Bathroom Amenities Available
- Hair Dryer
- Separate/Walk-in Shower
- Coffee Maker
- Tea Maker
- Flat-screen TV
- Work Desk with Lamp
- Desk-level Electrical Outlet
- Premium Channels
- Pay-per-view Available
- Direct-dial Phone
- Power Converter Available
- Windows Open by Guest
- Connecting Rooms Available
- Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
- Breakfast Buffet Included
- Continental Breakfast Included
Hotel Bars & Lounges
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: 12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
- 2 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
- Wake Up Calls
Edinburgh, EH1 3JT
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Check-in Age: 18
Parking + -
- To park at the hotel the cost per night is £20. The hotel has only 7 spaces so we are unable to reserve.
Shuttle + -
Accessibility + -
- Public Entrance
- Guest Rooms
- Public Restrooms
Accessible Hotel Areas
- Ramp Access
- Closed Caption TVs
- Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
- Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
- Communication Kits with Visual Alarms
Provided by Hotel
Pet Policy + -
- Pets Allowed
- Service Animals 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.
Facility + -
- 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
Languages + -
Languages Spoken by Staff
Credit Cards + -
- American Express
- Diners Club
- Carte Blanche
- IHG® Business Edge Pay (UK only)
FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre
Can I cancel my booking at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre for a full refund?
Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre 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 City Centre have a pool?
No, Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre does not have a pool.
When is breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre?
Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre is available from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM.
What are the check-in and check-out times for Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre?
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.
Does Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre offers free WiFi!
Does Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre have a restaurant on site?
No, there is no on site restaurant at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre.
How much does it cost to stay 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.
How many rooms does the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre have?
The Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre has 186 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.
Can I bring my pet to Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre?
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. .