In Edinburgh’s New Town, this Georgian building is just a 5-minute walk from bustling Princes Street and Edinburgh Rail Station. It offers free Wi-Fi access and serves a free buffet breakfast every morning.

Modern rooms at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre each have satellite TV and free tea and coffee. Tiled private bathrooms all feature a power shower and a hairdryer.

A free daily buffet breakfast with both hot and cold items is provided in the Great Room. The relaxed lounge bar stocks a wide range of whiskies. Evening menus are on offer at restaurants on the hotel doorstep.

The restaurants, bars and cinema in the Omni Centre are opposite this Holiday Inn Express. Impressive Edinburgh Castle is 1 miles away, whilst the galleries surrounding Queens Street Gardens are a half-mile walk.

This is our guests' favourite part of Edinburgh, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 8 Jun 2009.
Hotel chain/brand: Holiday Inn Express

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Edinburgh, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Buffet


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    0.1 miles
  • Omni Centre
    0.1 miles
  • Calton Hill
    0.2 miles
  • Waterloo Place
    0.2 miles
  • Multrees Walk
    0.2 miles
  • The City of Edinburgh Council
    0.4 miles
  • Waverley Mall
    0.4 miles
  • Nelson Monument
    0.4 miles
  • Scott Monument
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • The Real Mary King's Close
    0.5 miles
  • Royal Mile
    0.6 miles
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    0.7 miles
  • National Museum of Scotland
    0.7 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle
    0.8 miles
  • University of Edinburgh
    0.9 miles
  • Arthurs Seat
    1.3 miles
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
    1.7 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium
    2.3 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo
    3.4 miles
Natural beauty
  • Mountain Arthur's Seat
    2 miles
Public transport
  • Train Edinburgh Waverley station
    0.4 miles
Closest airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    6.9 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    34.8 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    48.6 miles
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Facilities of Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
Languages spoken
  • English
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House rules Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 hours

Check-out

Until 11:00 hours

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prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

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Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Groups

When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print

Guests should be aware that August car parking charges are subject to change and may differ to prices shown in the hotel's policy.

The hotel has steps to the front of the building, however, there is wheelchair access to the rear via a cobbled street.

Nearby Q car park is available for parking. Guests can request discount vouchers at reception.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel

  • Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • The prices at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel by:

      • Tram 40min

    • Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel is 0.7 miles from the centre of Edinburgh.

    • Guests staying at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Vegetarian
      • Buffet

    • Room options at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel include:

      • Twin/Double
      • Double
      • Twin