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"The lack of on-site carparking was disappointing and inconvenient when the hotel advertises that parking is available. The food in the restaurant was ... " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 09 May 2019

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Hotel Description

At Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel you'll be 2.8 km (1.7 mi) from Princes Street and 3 km (1.9 mi) from Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre. Highlights at this hotel include free breakfast and a bar/lounge.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour front desk, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Other amenities include a coffee shop/cafe and coffee/tea in a common area. There's also the convenience of self parking.

This 3-star Leith hotel is 3.6 km (2.2 mi) from Royal Mile and 4.4 km (2.7 mi) from University of Edinburgh.

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$154* Per night/room 4 Sep. - 5 Sep.

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.0 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 2.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel

Family (1)
3 out of 5
The lack of on-site carparking was disappointing and inconvenient when the hotel advertises that parking is available. The food in the restaurant was very ordinary, and we imagine that better could be had in the shopping centre over the road. Half of the breakfast menu was not available. The rooms were clean and and a good size.

Posted by on 9 May 2019

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About the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel

Location Britannia Way, Edinburgh, Scotland EH6 6JJ

Property Features

There's a coffee shop/cafe on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. Tour/ticket assistance, a vending machine, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the business-friendly Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3-star Edinburgh hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 145 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • Built in 1999
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Train station: Edinburgh Waverley Station (3.9 km / 2.5 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront, an IHG Hotel offers 145 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LED televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in May 2016.

  • LED television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Pillow options
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free self-serve breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

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 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 25 per pet, per stay
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and Carte Blanche. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector in each accommodation. 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. 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; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Pets allowed in specific rooms only
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Smoke detector
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are not in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property does not follow regional sanitisation guidelines
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • 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
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Self parking fee: GBP 7.50 per night
  • Pet fee: GBP 25 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • 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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.