This modern hotel is next to the Ocean Terminal shopping centre and the Royal Yacht Britannia. It has paid onsite parking, air-conditioned rooms and regular buses to the city centre stop outside. The modern en suite rooms have a hairdryer, wall mounted TVs with Freeview, work desk, power shower, and tea and coffee making facilities. There are also USB charger ports, an iron and an ironing board in every room. Guests can relax in the modern lounge area, offering free WiFi, or make use of the all day dining and stylish bar which serves coffees, teas, premium spirits, craft beers and world wines. Pizzas are served 24 hours a day and food service includes paninis, soup and burgers. An Express breakfast is included and offers continental items such as pastries, yoghurts and fruits, as well as four hot items, bacon, scrambled eggs, sausages and beans. The Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront is in the old port area. The area's shops, bars and restaurants are just a short walk away. Princes Street, Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station and the city centre are less than 2.5 miles away. The nearest airport is Edinburgh Airport, 12 km from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

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Holiday Inn Express
Hotel chain/brand
Holiday Inn Express

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Buffet

Parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 double bed
and
1 sofa bed
1 single bed
or
1 double bed
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Sustainability certification

This property has one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.8
Facilities
8.1
Cleanliness
8.5
Comfort
8.5
Value for money
7.9
Location
8.3
Free WiFi
8.5
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Adam
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Great location close to the tram and some good restaurants. The room was small but comfortable.
  • Ejsmont
    Poland Poland
    Reception staff and breakfest service were excellent
  • Gill
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Good location. Good price. Clean and quiet at night.

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free

Facilities of Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular facilities
  • Parking on site
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Lift
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional toilet
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs £10 per day.
    Services
    • Vending machine (snacks)
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Luggage storage
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • 24-hour front desk
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key card access
    • 24-hour security
    • Safety deposit box
    General
    • Air conditioning
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Carpeted
    • Lift
    • Family rooms
    • Ironing facilities
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    Accessibility
    • Upper floors accessible by elevator
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 15:00

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

    Check-out

    Until 11:00

     

    Cancellation/
    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.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Cot upon request
    Free

    The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cots are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Pets

    Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

    Groups

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

    Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    If booking a Double Room with Sofa Bed and you require the hotel to set up the extra bed, please inform the hotel via the Special Requests box during the booking process.

    When travelling with pets, please note that an extra charge of GBP 25 per pet, per stay applies.

    On-site parking is £10.00 per day for guests.

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.

    Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

    FAQs about Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel

    • Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant #1

    • Guests staying at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.3).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Buffet

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

    • The prices at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, 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.

    • Room options at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel include:

      • Twin
      • Double

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

      • Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel is 2.2 miles from the centre of Edinburgh. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.