This modern hotel is next to the Ocean Terminal shopping center and the Royal Yacht Britannia. It has paid onsite onsite parking, air-conditioned rooms and regular buses to the city center stop outside.

The modern rooms with attached bathroom 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 in included and offers continental items such as pastries, yogurts 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 center are less than 2.5 miles away. The nearest airport is Edinburgh Airport, 7.5 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 28, 2010
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  • Is free parking available in overflow car park? How many blue badge bays? Will breakfast be avail in September? What is cancellation fee due Covid situation?

    Free parking nearby, 5 blue badge spaces, breakfast should be available in September but cannot be guaranteed and free cancellation applies.


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    Answered on July 20, 2020
  • Hi is it free car parking when staying at your hotel? I have a blue badge and need to be close to the hotel building

    I'm sorry we are not able to pre-book parking. Parking is charged at £5 per day at our hotel car park. We do have blue badge spaces but we are not able to reserve them as other blue badge holders may need to use them. regards, Kirstie


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    Answered on March 8, 2020
  • I am on elbow crutches with compromised mobility. Need walk in shower. Is this available without booking disabled room? Carol

    Thank you for your question. All our rooms have showers, if you book a standard room the shower will have a small step to access it whereas an accessible room as step free access to the shower. Hopefully this helps. Kind Regards Scott


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    Asked about: Double Room - Disability Access • Answered on December 14, 2019
  • Can you park there all day even if checked out?

    Thank you for your question. yes, you can stay parked in both our car park and our overflow car park for the remainder of the day on your departure date. Kind Regards Scott


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    Answered on November 4, 2019
  • Just to ask what public transport is available from the hotel to get into princess street?

    Thank you for your question. From Princes Street take any bus which is heading towards Ocean Terminal, the number 22 is the fastest and most frequent. Hopefully this helps! Kind Regards Scott


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    Answered on December 14, 2019
  • Is free parking included?

    We have limited parking at the hotel and it is charged at £5 per day. If our car park is full we offer overflow parking in the red car park at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre - the parking there is free of charge.


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    Answered on August 5, 2021
  • Do you allow small well behaved dogs in your hotel !

    Thank you for your question. Yes, we do.


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    Answered on December 18, 2020
  • do you do evening meals

    Thank you for your question. Yes, we do.


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    Answered on August 23, 2020
  • Is there a choice of restaurants within walking distance of the hotel please?

    Thank you for your question. There are a lot of restaurants in the area, the areas I recommend are Ocean Terminal shopping centre and The Shore.


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    Asked about: Double Room • Answered on July 14, 2020
  • is there parking on site please

    Thank you for your message. We have limited onsite parking, we also have free overflow parking in a multi storey just two minutes from the hotel. So it should be no issue getting parked nearby. Kind Regards Scott


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    Asked about: Double Room with Sofa Bed • Answered on May 11, 2021
  • What is check in and check out times . Can you book an early check in . Many thank Kate

    Thank you for your question, check in is from 2pm and check out at before 11am. Early check in's are subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed.


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    Answered on June 24, 2021
  • Hi there, are you still taking bookings due to covid ?

    Hello, We do accept only key workers with an employee letter proving they are here for work. Kind regards Natalia


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    Answered on January 11, 2021
  • Due to covid your dining room for breakfast is closed? You do breakfast takeaway?

    Currently we are operating a grab and go breakfast at the hotel. It includes toast, croissants, fruit, yogurt, cereal, juice and tea and coffee. Hot rolls (bacon, sausage or vegetarian) are also available to take away. Regards, Kirstie


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    Answered on December 3, 2020
  • Hi. Need free car park....can you?

    We have limited parking at the hotel and it is charged at £5 per day. If our car park is full we offer overflow parking in the red car park at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre - the parking there is free of charge.


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    Answered on September 30, 2020
  • Is there parking nearby?

    Good Evening, Thank you for your email, We have onsite parking which is limited, However we have Free overflow carpark at Ocean Terminal in Red car park level D and Blue Carpark level B Hope this has answered your query Kind Regards Tammy


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    Answered on November 13, 2021
  • Hi is payment taken at check in or check out?

    Thank you for your message. Payment is taken on check in. Kind Regards Scott


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    Answered on November 12, 2021
  • Do you have direct transport from your hotel to the Airport? Thanks

    There is public transport. Bus 200 comes to the hotel from the Airport.


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    Answered on October 10, 2021
  • Hi are you still doing breakfast in the go or sit down breakfast

    Good Evening, Thank you for your message we do sit in breakfast, and takeaway breakfast. Kind Regards Tammy


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    Answered on September 22, 2021
  • Are these rooms soundproofed or can you hear water through pipes when people are showering etc overhead or next door or can you hear doors closed nosily etc?

    Thank you for your question. Our rooms are not soundproofed. Kind Regards Scott


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    Answered on September 19, 2021
  • Hi, is there a swimming pool ?

    Hello, Thank you for your question. We do not have a swimming pool in the hotel. Kind Regards Scott


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Hotel surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
    0.2 miles
  • Royal Botanic Garden
    1.5 miles
  • Inverleith House
    1.5 miles
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    1.5 miles
  • Omni Center
    1.6 miles
  • Calton Hill
    1.6 miles
  • Multrees Walk
    1.7 miles
  • Nelson Monument
    1.7 miles
  • Waterloo Place
    1.8 miles
  • Palace of Holyrood House
    1.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Restaurant Martin Wishart
    1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Ocean Terminal Food Outlets
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant The Kitchin
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • The Real Mary King's Close
    2 miles
  • Royal Mile
    2.1 miles
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    2.2 miles
  • National Museum of Scotland
    2.2 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle
    2.2 miles
  • University of Edinburgh
    2.5 miles
  • Arthur's Seat
    2.5 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium
    3.4 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo
    4.2 miles
  • Forth Bridge
    8.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    7.4 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    33.3 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    49 miles
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Amenities of Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs GBP 5 per day.
Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

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

Check-in

From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Groups

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

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express 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

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 traveling with pets, please note that an extra charge of GBP 20 per pet, per stay applies.

On-site parking is £5 per day for guests. Free overflow parking is available nearby.

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

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.

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

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel by:

    • Bus 45min

  • Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel is 2.2 miles from the center of Edinburgh.

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    • The prices at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

      • Twin
      • Double

    • Guests staying at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental

    • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel (subject to availability):

      • Parking on site
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    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.