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3.5 out of 5

"Friendly staff, great food, comfortable room, very conveniently located close to all Edinburgh attractions and bus to the airport. Zoo is right next d ... " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 28 May 2018

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Hotel Description

Holiday Inn Edinburgh places you steps from Edinburgh Zoo and within a 15-minute stroll of Spire Murrayfield Hospital. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an indoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

All 303 rooms feature LCD TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy sofa beds, WiFi, and wired Internet. Pillow menus and free toiletries are nice touches to enhance your stay. 24-hour room service, coffee/tea makers, and safes are also available.

A day of pampering can include massages, facials, and mani/pedis. The restaurant, Traders Restaurant, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At the hotel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy the health club, spa tub, and sauna. Other amenities include WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. Each morning continental breakfast is served between 6:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

With a stay at this 4-star Edinburgh hotel, you'll be 2.4 km (1.5 mi) from Murrayfield Stadium and 2.9 km (1.8 mi) from Tynecastle Stadium.

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (Feature)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (WHEELCHAIR)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Holiday Inn Edinburgh ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Edinburgh

Everyone (2)
5 out of 5
Friendly staff, great food, comfortable room, very conveniently located close to all Edinburgh attractions and bus to the airport. Zoo is right next door too!

Posted by , from australia on 28 May 2018

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2 out of 5

Disappointing

Pros: Views from dining room
Cons: See above
Concerns with our stay have been discussed with hotel management

Posted by on 20 Oct. 2016

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Property Features

As a guest of Holiday Inn Edinburgh, you'll find an indoor pool, a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are available in public spaces for a fee. There's an onsite business center. The eco-friendly Holiday Inn Edinburgh also features multilingual staff, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available. This 4-star Edinburgh hotel is smoke free.

  • 303 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 523 sq ft of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Sofa bed
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired Internet access - surcharge

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Edinburgh Airport (EDI) (8 km / 5 mi)
  • Train station: Edinburgh Haymarket Station (3.5 km / 2.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Edinburgh offers 303 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations are furnished with sofa beds and desks. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In-room wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Traders Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. 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 advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Clean Promise (IHG) guidelines.The property affirms that it adheres to the Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: GBP 6.50 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: GBP 13 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: GBP 13 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: GBP 16 (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: GBP 16 (rates may vary)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Edinburgh Holiday Inn
  • Holiday Inn Edinburgh
  • Holiday Inn Hotel Edinburgh
  • Express Edinburgh Royal Mile
  • Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh
  • Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile Scotland
  • Holiday Inn Edinburgh Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Edinburgh Scotland
  • Holiday Inn Edinburgh Hotel Edinburgh
  • Holiday Inn Edinburgh Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Edinburgh Edinburgh
  • Holiday Inn Edinburgh Hotel Edinburgh

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Green Tourism Programme
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