In Edinburgh’s New Town, this Georgian building is just a 5 minute walk from bustling Princes Street and Edinburgh Train 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. The private tiled bathrooms all feature a 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 whiskeys. Evening menus are available at restaurants on the hotel's doorstep.

The restaurants, bars and cinema in the Omni Centre are across from this Holiday Inn Express. The impressive Edinburgh Castle is one mile away, while the galleries surrounding Queens Street Gardens are a half-mile walk away.

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

Couples in particular 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 Jun 8, 2009
Hotel chain/brand: Holiday Inn Express

Property Highlights

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

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    0.1 miles
  • Omni Center
    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
  • Arthur's 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 transit
  • Train Edinburgh Waverley Train 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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Amenities of Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Express check-in/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
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
Languages Spoken
  • English
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From 2:00 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

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 the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to 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

  • 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

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

    • Tram 40min

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

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Twin

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

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    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.