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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile

300 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1NA, United Kingdom
080 0467 1538

$63+

Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
Based on 2,616 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 9.3
  • 4.1
  • 3.3

Good to know

  • 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 center
    • Concierge service
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 2,616 reviews
    • 9.6 "World class service."
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
    • 6.0 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.5 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.1 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.3 "Bar is not good."
    • 2.7 "Food is inedible."
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    Overall Rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 1,203 reviews
    • 9.5 "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."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 9.4 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.0 "90% said the reception staff was great."
      9.9 "99% thought the service was very professional."
    • 6.5 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "Only 56% thought the shower was ok."
      6.6 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 66%."
    • 4.6 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 4.1 "Internet is poor."
      2.8 "72% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.3 "Bar is not good."
    • 2.2 "Food is inedible."
      0.8 "92% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      2.8 "72% did not like what was on the menu."
      0.7 "93% found the side dishes unedible."
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    Overall Rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 1,281 reviews
    • 9.6 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.3 "93% said the reception staff was great."
      9.8 "98% thought the service was very professional."
    • 9.1 "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."
    • 5.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."
      2.5 "75% said rooms were small."
      3.2 "68% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.1 "69% found problems with the furniture."
      2.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 72%."
    • 3.9 "Not very comfortable."
      2.5 "75% said rooms were small."
      2.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 72%."
    • 3.9 "Internet is poor."
      2.3 "77% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.2 "Food is inedible."
      1.0 "90% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      2.9 "71% did not like what was on the menu."
      2.6 "74% did not like the vegetable dishes."
      1.9 "81% did not enjoy the desserts."
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    Overall Rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 130 reviews
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.9 "99% thought the service was very professional."
      8.9 "89% said the reception staff was great."
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 9.0 "Perfectly clean."
      9.0 "90% said rooms were clean."
    • 6.4 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.4 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 2.9 "Food is inedible."
    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Family Hotel
    Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
    Business Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
    Good to know
    "Clean rooms"
    "Wonderful sightseeing"
    "Friendly service"
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