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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile

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

£95+

Overall guest ratings

8.5/10 Excellent
Based on 2,769 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 9.4
  • 9.1
  • 5.2

Good to know

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

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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

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 2,769 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.7 "87% said the reception staff was great."
      9.4 "94% thought the service was very professional."
      9.1 "Housekeeping was great, according to 91%."
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "97% 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."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      8.6 "86% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "Easily accessible by car, said 100%."
    • 9.1 "Perfectly clean."
      9.0 "90% said rooms were clean."
      9.8 "98% thought it was clean."
      7.4 "74% said the bathroom was clean."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      7.0 "70% said the beds were comfortable."
      6.5 "For only 65%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.7 "67% thought the bathroom was big enough."
      5.6 "56% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 6.0 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.2 "Internet is average."
    • 3.9 "Bar is not good."
    • 3.8 "Disappointing food."
      3.5 "65% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      2.7 "73% found the side dishes unedible."
      3.1 "69% did not enjoy the desserts."
      3.8 "62% did not like what was on the menu."
      3.0 "70% did not like the vegetable dishes."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 1,246 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% 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."
      8.9 "89% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
    • 9.1 "Perfectly clean."
      9.0 "90% said rooms were clean."
      9.7 "97% thought it was clean."
      7.2 "72% said the bathroom was clean."
    • 6.8 "Rooms are ok."
      6.6 "For only 66%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.2 "Only 52% thought the furniture was functional."
    • 5.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.2 "Internet is average."
    • 3.9 "Bar is not good."
    • 3.9 "Disappointing food."
      3.7 "63% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      2.7 "73% found the side dishes unedible."
      3.8 "62% did not like what was on the menu."
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    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 1,273 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.8 "88% said the reception staff was great."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      9.5 "95% 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."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 9.0 "Perfectly clean."
      8.7 "87% said rooms were clean."
      9.8 "98% thought it was clean."
      7.1 "71% said the bathroom was clean."
    • 6.1 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "Beds were acceptable for 56%."
      5.9 "For only 59%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.0 "60% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 5.0 "Internet is average."
      3.9 "61% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.3 "Disappointing food."
      3.6 "64% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      3.8 "62% did not like what was on the menu."
      3.5 "65% did not like the vegetable dishes."
      3.0 "70% found the side dishes unedible."
      3.3 "67% did not enjoy the desserts."
    • 4.2 "Not very comfortable."
      2.4 "76% said rooms were small."
      2.4 "Air conditioning was criticized by 76%."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 249 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.5 "95% thought the service was very professional."
      8.8 "88% said the reception staff was great."
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 6.1 "Rooms are ok."
      6.4 "For only 64%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 5.7 "Average comfort."
      6.2 "For only 62%, the noise level was all right."
    • 5.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.5 "Disappointing food."
    Hotel type
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    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
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    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Good to know
    "Great reception"
    "Clean rooms"
    "Wonderful sightseeing"
    "Friendly service"
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