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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile

300 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1NA, United Kingdom
+44 131 524 8400

£74+

Sun 11/12 Check in
Mon 12/12 Check out

Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
Based on 2,539 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.4
  • 9.4
  • 9.3
  • 4.9

Good to know

  • Great reception
  • Clean rooms
  • Friendly service
  • Wonderful sightseeing

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    About

    A modern hotel in Edinburgh's Old Town, with free WiFi and breakfast included The Holiday Inn Express® Edinburgh - Royal Mile hotel places you in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town . A 15-minute walk takes you to Edinburgh Castle , as well as shopping on Princes Street , where you can catch a  tram  to the New Town and Edinburgh Airport . Edinburgh Waverley train station, a 10-minute walk away, is served by direct trains to Glasgow and London. Edinburgh Bus Station is 14 minutes away by foot. You can learn about Scotland's industry and natural history at the National Museum of Scotland , an eight-minute walk from the hotel. Take a tour of the 16th-century Holyrood Palace to view the antique-furnished rooms of the official Scottish residence of the Queen. It's just a 15-minute stroll to the city's main shopping areas of  Princes Street and  George Street . You can host events for up to 30 people in the hotel's flexible, air-conditioned meeting room. State-of-the-art AV equipment and free WiFi helps your presentation go well. Discounted parking is available at the nearby NCP car park. Begin your day with the inclusive Express Start Breakfast , featuring hot sausages, scrambled eggs, baked beans and continental items. In the lobby lounge bar , you can order hot snacks or unwind with friends over a chilled glass of wine or a cold pint.

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    Amenities

    • Parking
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • ATM on-site
    • Internet
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • No smoking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Business centre
    • Concierge service
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 2,539 reviews
    • 9.4 "Perfectly clean."
    • 9.4 "World class service."
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
    • 6.1 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.9 "Internet is poor."
    • 4.8 "Bar is not good."
    • 2.5 "Food is inedible."
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    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 1,091 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 98%."
    • 9.4 "Perfectly clean."
      9.4 "94% said rooms were clean."
      9.4 "94% thought it was clean."
      8.0 "80% said the bathroom was clean."
    • 9.4 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.6 "86% said the reception staff was great."
      9.7 "97% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.3 "Vibe was good."
      8.8 "88% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      8.8 "88% thought, the hotel was modern."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
      5.4 "Only 54% thought the shower was ok."
    • 5.6 "Internet is average."
    • 4.9 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 4.8 "Bar is not good."
    • 2.0 "Food is inedible."
      0.6 "94% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      0.6 "94% found the side dishes unedible."
      3.9 "61% did not like what was on the menu."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 1,294 reviews
    • 9.5 "Perfectly clean."
      9.4 "94% said rooms were clean."
      9.6 "96% thought it was clean."
      7.8 "78% said the bathroom was clean."
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.9 "89% said the reception staff was great."
      9.4 "94% thought the service was very professional."
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.9 "City centre within easy reach, said 99%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 6.7 "Average value."
    • 5.5 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      2.4 "76% said rooms were small."
      4.2 "58% complained about the bathroom."
      2.2 "78% found problems with the furniture."
      4.7 "53% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 71%."
      1.5 "85% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 4.3 "Not very comfortable."
      2.4 "76% said rooms were small."
      4.7 "53% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 71%."
    • 4.2 "Internet is poor."
      2.8 "72% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.2 "Food is inedible."
      0.5 "95% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      1.4 "86% did not enjoy the desserts."
      4.2 "58% did not like what was on the menu."
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    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 25 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 9.3 "Perfectly clean."
    • 7.3 "High value."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 126 reviews
    • 9.5 "Perfectly clean."
      9.5 "95% said rooms were clean."
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.7 "97% thought the service was very professional."
      8.5 "85% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.3 "High value."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
      6.8 "Beds were acceptable for 68%."
    • 6.0 "Average comfort."
      6.8 "Beds were acceptable for 68%."
      7.0 "70% thought it was pleasantly quiet."
    • 5.5 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.1 "Internet is average."
    • 2.7 "Food is inedible."
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    Hotel type
    Family Hotel
    Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
    Business Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
    Good to know
    "Great reception"
    "Clean rooms"
    "Friendly service"
    "Wonderful sightseeing"
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