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300 Cowgate, Old Town, Edinburgh, EH1 1NA – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9/10! (score from 861 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh – Royal Mile.
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Golf Course (within 2 miles)
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Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges apply.
Vending Machine (drinks), Vending Machine (snacks), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Baggage Storage, ATM on site, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Daily Housekeeping, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying
Newspapers, Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Elevator, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning
Polish, Spanish, English
From 2:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! All children under 18 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge in a crib.
All older children or adults are charged GBP 30 per person per night for extra beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Based on 861 reviews
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My friend and I liked the room lay out and how relaxed the breakfast was. Food was excellent, room was clean facilities excellent. Two days of relaxation!
Nothing to write everything was good.
Close to amenities In walking distance of attractions and tour buses Hotel quiet at night Staff very helpful.
cooked breakfast of sausage, scrambled eggs and beans was not much f a cooked breakfast.
staff so helpful. close to royal mile.
location of room
one uncomfortable put-u-up plus one uncomfortable double bed. We asked for twin beds.
Staff was excellent!!! Accommodation reasonable compared to other similar hotels and clean. Great location.
Location is superb Staff is very friendly and helpful Facilities are clean and modern Breakfast is very good with lots of choices
No luggage racks. Had to leave suitcases on the floor. Could use one more towel bar to help let things dry quicker. A coat hangar on the back of the door would also be helpful as closet space is limited
Good location for station and visitor attractions. We were here for the University Open Day, so it was well placed for the University buildings too. Staff were particularly friendly and helpful. Room was clean and comfortable.
We had a lower ground room where there was no phone reception on either of our phones (serviced by two different providers O2 & EE); but the hotel Wifi was fine.
We liked location and being able to walk everywhere, particularly the university for open day. Hotel was spotlessly clean, staff friendly, approachable and helpful. Breakfast included which was adequate with plenty of choice. Free wifi for 2 devices.
Able to check in early and also leave cases on day of departure
Friendly & helpful staff. Good basic breakfast. Clean comfortable room. Good location, walking distance from everything.
Location was ideal.
Access to public transportation was iffy, but that is not the fault of the hotel, but rather of the transit system. While we were there some of the busses changed routes without notice because of the crowds of the Fringe Festival. Most annoying.
Very convenient situation. Very friendly & helpful reception. Clean room. Good breakfast.
Location was excellent
Stayed there whilst attending Commonwealth Games. Very frustrating not to be able to check in before we left for games, at 1400, resulting in check in on return, which was after mid-night.
The hotel was quite central with very pleasant staff! and comfortable rooms!
The high price I paid for 2 nights!!! £380!! Not a great breakfast with little choice!
The room was clean and very comfortable. The staff were friendly and always willing to help. It was close to all the city's attractions. We would use this hotel again when we come back to the Fringe in future years.
The room had no view and no porridge on the menu!
You know what to get with a Holiday Inn facility. Showers are always good, rooms vary in size depending on location. Some mattresses are lumpy. The towels always clean and fluffy.
Wish the rooms were more spacious were good for a quick overnight visit but when you are staying for more that one night as we were in Edinburgh the rooms were a bit short on size.
Staff were excellent very friendly and helpful. Room was clean and comfortable. Location very close to the centre.
No signal on phones at times not a huge problem but we were meeting friends in other locations and sometimes were out of contact until we got outside. A niggle rather than a great problem.
So central, staff always helpful.
Anna -Karin on reception was outstanding ......could not have been more helpful or pleasant. She deserves a lot of credit/praise for her customer service skills.
no complaints. It was festival time so hotel prices everywhere were sky-high.
Located in Old Town, this hotel is on a walking distance from the Royal Mile and most of the top attractions in Edinburgh, but not too close so that it offers a quiet night after a long day of entertainment. The hotel itself offers good value for your money. The rooms have everything you need and a decent breakfast is served every morning.
The room we had, was connected with another room by a double door, probably to connect the two rooms in case a family would visit. Unforunately, our neighbours were not very quiet people, making loud telephone calls and waking us up early in the morning.
we were only allowed 2 Wi-Fi accesses and we had 3 people, therefore 3 devices. and renewing it each day was tedious
Location! Friendly & helpful desk staff.
Disappointing breakfast, pesky key card system to work the lift, general sense of being economy class in small details like tea tray, plastic cup in bathroom-- which did not seem to this inexperienced traveler to match the price tag!
Noise from people in the street disturbed our sleep.
Location Value for money
NCP car park 150 yards away
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