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Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

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  • Average12%
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was the last place we stayed on our 9 day trip. From the staff, to the bed, to the room and the shower, all of it was 5 star. The only wish I would have liked if it was on the royal mile and...More

Thank Glen P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a lovely hotel with a friendly, welcoming vibe. Just minutes outside the busy part of town, the hotel enjoys a relaxing feel. The manager Andrew welcomed us when we first arrived and he couldn’t have been more helpful. He’s a huge asset to the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We often stay in Edinburgh before a visit family , so we shop and make a little break of it . Last year we stayed at a decent premier inn but this year all the premier inns were much more expensive . So much so...More

1  Thank julesnkenny
Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 3 days ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to feedback on your recent visit to the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and I am delighted to read you had a great time and 5 stars is very much appreciated. I am pleased you felt the property was...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to stay. Large rooms, comfy beds, luxurious bathroom, outstanding service. Very quiet but close to lots of great restaurants and the Royal Mile. There is even a safe in the room for valuables. Highly recommend.More

Thank Sue S
Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Sue, Thank you so much for your recent 5 star review it is very much appreciated and I am pleased you had a great time with us. I am delighted you found the room to be to your liking and you found the quiet,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hotel within walking distance to castle and most attractions. Good bar with good service, breakfast is a nightmare, food is very slow in comming, we were on bus tour and few went without breakfast due to slow service.More

Thank Bouchie554
Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your recent feedback and to receive 5 stars is very much appreciated. Our location is ideal for visiting Edinburgh, in a quiet party of the city centre but still walkable to all the main tourist attractions. I am delighted you...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
US$156 - US$466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Green Hotel in Edinburgh
#37 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#42 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#56 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$156 - US$466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Green Hotel in Edinburgh
#37 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#42 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#56 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Nearby
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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Robin P
14 February 2018|
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Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
Hello, I would recommend booking a car parking space as we only have limited available but this will guarantee you a space. The charge is £25 to book or £20 if you risk just checking on arrival. All you need to do is contact... More
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kate d
21 January 2018|
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Response from Maggie G | Reviewed this property |
I took the tram from the airport and then walked the last 15 minutes.
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Karen W
8 January 2018|
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Response from David393 | Reviewed this property |
It is a minute walk from bottom of Royal Mile - And 7 minute walk from station
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"Rooms are very small"
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"Ask for one that does not face the road as the sound proofing is not great."
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"the low numbers look onto Carlton Hill and Dynamic Earth"
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