Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa

81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AU, United Kingdom
+44 344 879 9028

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8.6

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based on 3,621 reviews
Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa - Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Good to know

Distance to city center 0.8 mi
Location rating 9.2
Nearest Airport Edinburgh Turnhouse
Distance to airport 7.6 mi

Rooms

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Double Rooms

$191+

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$325 per night

Classic Rooms

$105+

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Executive Rooms

$310+

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Reviews

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  • Good
    Oct 2019
    7.1

    The spa the staff very good the breakfast excellent

    The cleaness of the hotel

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    10.0

    Excellent service from the moment we arrived. The room was neat and clean and good sized. Plenty of hot water for the shower. The restaurant had great food and great service both at breakfast and dinner.

  • Okay
    Oct 2019
    5.0

    The location

    Was a nice hotel but certainly not worth the prices they charge

  • Good
    Oct 2019
    7.9

    The breakfast and service was very good . We ate at the hotel for dinner ,which again was excellent. A good menu choice which was well presented. All of the staff ,especially the reception staff were professional and were very helpful and approachable. Could not fault the service throughout the hotel ,nothing was too much trouble. Room was comfortable , as was the bed. Bathroom was spotless.

    The only fault was the carpet which run alongside the main corridors leading to the room. Given the amount of traffic they now need replacing or cleaning.

  • Okay
    Oct 2019
    5.8

    Good location

    Dinner was cold, Breakfast was cold, not enough experienced staff on

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About

Overview

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel is a 4-star hotel that’s located in the center of Edinburgh. The Edinburgh Airport is also just 7 miles away from the property while the Dundee Airport is 35 miles away.

A total of 157 smoke-free rooms are available for guests to choose from. All accommodations are well furnished and feature marble bathrooms. Several in-room amenities are also included such as free WiFi internet access, a satellite TV, coffee and tea maker, iron, ironing board, large desk, hairdryer, and armchairs. Select rooms come with luxury bathrobes and slippers. Accessible rooms are available as well if needed.

Guests staying at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel can head over to the spa and enjoy a variety of treatments, go for a swim in the heated pool, or exercise at the well-equipped fitness center. Work-related travelers can take advantage of the on-site conference rooms and business center to hold meetings.

A full breakfast is served each morning at an additional cost. The hotel features an award-winning restaurant for guests to indulge in classic French cuisines. A bar is also open and serves a large selection of drinks. More dining options are just a short 5-minute walk away like Smoov, Pibroch Scottish Restaurant, and Wedgwood The Restaurant.

Our Dynamic Earth is a 1-minute walk away from Macdonald Holyrood Hotel. Royal Mile which is 2 minutes away provides even more stores, restaurants, and bars. Other main attractions close to the hotel include Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Zoo.

Whether visiting for business or leisure, Macdonald Holyrood Hotel offers easy access to some of the city’s most popular landmarks.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

8.6 Excellent

based on 3,621 reviews

9.2

Location

8.3

Service

5.8

WiFi

4.9

Value

Things to Know

  • Spacious rooms
  • Friendly service
  • Comfortable beds

Check in

3:00 PM

Check out

12:00 PM

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Parking
Fitness center
Free Wi-Fi
Increased accessibility
Concierge service
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Spa
Indoor pool
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beauty salon
Express check out
24hr front desk
Safe
Sauna
Storage available
EV charging station
Elevator
Hiking
Massage
Laundry facilities
Hairdryer
Free Internet
Pets not allowed
Wedding services
Business center
Currency exchange on-site
Cable or satellite TV
Air-conditioned
Steam room

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Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Scottish Parliament Building 160 yd
  • Holyrood Palace 388 yd
  • Arthur's Seat 0.3 mi
  • Museum of Childhood 0.3 mi
  • Calton Hill 0.4 mi
  • The Royal Mile 0.4 mi

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Edinburgh Turnhouse 7.6 mi
Dundee 35.1 mi
Edinburgh Waverley 0.5 mi
Musselburgh Brunstane 3 mi

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