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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile

300 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1NA  show map
 3 stars
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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Lift

Overview

The excellent 3-star Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile is set in the center of Edinburgh. Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile welcomes guests to its modern rooms since 2008.

EICC is about 1.6 km from the hotel. The property is set within 1 km distance from the city center.

Within walking distance of Merchiston district with bars, restaurants and a stadium.

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile lies within 20 minutes’ drive to Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile features 78 rooms across 5 floors. Offering a modern-style interior, the rooms are fitted with antique furnishings and a dishwasher, coffee/tea makers and a kettle for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the café each morning. The air-conditioned restaurant provides special meals. Relaxed bar is available on site. Servring a selection of food Blackfriars and Dubh Prais are placed a 5-minute walk away.

Services

Guests can use concierge service, ironing service and newspaper service as well as a car park, a lift and a news stand.

Relax

The property awaits guests with a steam room and a sauna.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   78.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Vending machines

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room features

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Recliner
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub shower combination
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Washer & dryer
  • Tableware

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid films
  • Multi-line phone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

300 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1NA

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Airports
Train
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    1400 ft
Restaurants
  • Blackfriars (cuisine: British)
    200 ft
  • Wedgwood The Restaurant
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    78

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Rooms and availability

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile photos Room
Guest Room
  • Room size:

    205 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Roll in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Non-feather pillows
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Wake up service
  • Stereo
  • Radio
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile photos Room
Room Mobility accessible
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Connecting room
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Stereo

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile Location

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Local attractions

  • Royal Yacht Britannia2.3 mi
    Ocean Terminal
  • Rosslyn Chapel6.5 mi
    1 Chapel Loan Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin
  • Aberdour Castle8.5 mi
    Aberdour KY3 0SLScotland
  • Craigmillar Castle2.3 mi
    Craigmillar Castle Road
  • Museum of Communication7.8 mi
    131 High Street

Near the hotel

  • National Museum of Scotland1300 ft
    Chambers Street
  • Royal Mile 2000 ft
    Royal Mile
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse 2900 ft
    Canongate
  • Nelson Monument1600 ft
    Calton Hill
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions2400 ft
    Castlehill The Royal Mile
  • Charlotte Square 4800 ft
    West end of George Street 40 Charlotte Square

Restaurants nearby

  • Blackfriars200 ft

    Address: 57-61 Blackfriars St
    Phone: +(44)0131 558 8684

    79% likes this, based on 80 reviews
    Cuisine: British

  • Dubh Prais600 ft

    Address: 123B High Street
    Phone: 0-131 557 5732

    82% likes this, based on 442 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish

  • Number One1800 ft

    Address: The Balmoral Hotel
    Phone: 01315576727

    76% likes this, based on 464 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish
    Price Range: USD 94 - USD 124

  • Wedgwood The Restaurant700 ft

    Address: 267 Canongate
    Phone: 0131 558 8737

    86% likes this, based on 974 reviews
    Price Range: USD 30 - USD 87

  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant1300 ft

    Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
    Phone: 01312252832

    82% likes this, based on 403 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian
    Price Range: USD 9 - USD 24

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    78

Hotel Awards

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Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile

8.2
FabulousBased on496 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    7.0

    We stayed there as my husband was taking part in the marathon and it was comfortable for him after the race.

  • Couple
    8.2

    Convienient location. Friendly staff.

    The bed could have been more confortable. Mattress was a bit lumpy. Breakfast was nice but having porridge on the menu would have been a great addition (with it being Scotland).

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    Excellent location close to everything (even the nightlife) and yet surprisingly quiet. Friendly staff, no nonsense modern hotel with all you need for a successful city trip.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Reception staff were very helpful. It was quiet inside the hotel at night.

    Cheap yoghurts at breakfast, but that's all.

  • Single
    7.8

    Good location near Royal Mile and Holyrood Palace. Comfortable, clean and quiet.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Modern up to date decor and a great shower. Continental breakfast was great. The hotel was close to the amenities/historical features.

    The first night the people above us were noisy and the room on the ground floor had no view. However they moved us to a nice room with a view on the first floor for the second night which was quieter.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The hotel is perfect for sightseeing; its right in the centre and you can reach nearly everything on foot in very short time. The hotel stuff is friendly and helpful.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Very good location for all attractions very quiet plus free breakfast

    Standard room lower than road public pathway beside could not leave window open

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Location, and with included breakfast

    No in-room safe , but no problem using safety deposit box at reception. No in-room refrigerator eg for milk , or water

  • Single
    6.6

    Did not feel the staff was as friendly and informative as the staff in Glasgow. They were out of the brochures for the City Sightseeing Tours. That was irritating. You'd think since the majority of the people staying in the hotel are tourists someone would be in charge of making sure they didn't run out of brochures. I had narrowed my choice between Jury's Inn & this hotel based on rate & location. Wish I had selected Jury's as their location was much better.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Being near to the Royal Mile made all the main attractions readily accessible with not too much walking involved.

    Breakfasts were very much the same each of the 4 days we were there. Surely, it wouldnt have been too much trouble to vary the 2 tinned fruits put out each morning, especially as grapefruit can not be eaten by people on some common medications. The sausages were uck! And the scrambled egg was dry. Otherwise breakfast was adequate.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Excellant location for the Royal Mile. Very friendly helpful staff. Had such a good evening in a local pub slept in and missed breakfast.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    we were temporarily transferred to another hotel. but was arranged for a more luxurious hotel. the room is clean and comfortable. wifi is fast.

    the location is more far than expected.

  • Single
    10.0

    Everything was most efficient and convenient.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    It was clean, warm and comfortable

    The breakfast was only so so and the duvet on the bed was very thin

How to reach hotel

hotel Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile Edinburgh location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

300 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1NA

Get directions
Airports
Train
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    1400 ft
Restaurants
  • Blackfriars (cuisine: British)
    200 ft
  • Wedgwood The Restaurant
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    78

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedEdinburghHoliday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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