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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile, an IHG Hotel

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Hypo-allergenic bedding, down duvets, in-room safe, desk
Hypo-allergenic bedding, down duvets, in-room safe, desk
Hypo-allergenic bedding, down duvets, in-room safe, desk
Hypo-allergenic bedding, down duvets, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile, an IHG Hotel

3 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
300 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 1NA

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRoyal Mile2 min walk
  • Popular LocationPrinces Street3 min walk
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle12 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)31 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile, an IHG Hotel is located in Old Town Edinburgh, a neighbourhood in Edinburgh, and is in the city centre and near a train station. Royal Mile and Grassmarket are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Princes Street and George Street. Looking to enjoy an event or a match while in town? See what's going on at Murrayfield Stadium.

What's nearby

  • Royal Mile - 2 min walk
  • Princes Street - 3 min walk
  • Real Mary King's Close - 6 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 31 min drive

About this property

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile, an IHG Hotel

3-star Edinburgh hotel in Old Town Edinburgh, walk to Royal Mile
A bar/lounge, a meeting room and dry cleaning are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and a computer station are on-site. All 78 rooms feature comforts such as pillow menus and down comforters, while conveniences include sofa beds and coffee makers. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with digital channels, and guests will also find in-room free WiFi and free newspapers.
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile, an IHG Hotel offers 78 forms of accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. This accommodation is furnished with double sofa beds. Beds feature down comforters. A pillow menu is available. 23-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a shower and hairdryers.

This Edinburgh hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout curtains. Hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • Off-site parking for GBP 16.00 per day; discounts available

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • 1 bar/lounge

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Sofa bed

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Double sofa bed
  • Down duvet
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 23-inch LCD TV
  • Digital channels
  • Films for purchase

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: GBP 30.00
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 20 per pet (varies based on length of stay)
Dogs welcome
1 per room
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 16.00 per day (656 ft away)
  • Pet fee: GBP 20 per pet (varies based on length of stay)
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 30.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, Carte Blanche and Barclaycard; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

We should mention

Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 425 out of 981 reviews
5 - Excellent 43%
Rating 4 - Good. 449 out of 981 reviews
4 - Good 46%
Rating 3 - Okay. 82 out of 981 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 20 out of 981 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 981 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family, Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Pros: Affordable place in the heart of the city. Amazing lovely helpful staff. Con: Paid parking off-site.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent service
We stayed here for two nights, the hotel is situated just off the Royal Mile in an excellent location for any part of Edinburgh, the staff were excellent from check in to departure, the hotel is clean and beds comfortable, no hesitation in staying there again
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2021

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location
Stayed 5 nights in Aug 2021