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    Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

    Picardy Place | Opposite Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1/4 mile East End Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 3JT, Scotland
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Ok so much to write !! My husband paid nearly £400 for this hotel for two nights grossly over priced he was ripped off. Such a shame... this was meant to be a special occasion celebrating my 65th Birthday. Firstly we were given a room...More

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    Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

    Located after a very short walk from the tram stop of York Place, less than 5 minutes which included crossing two main roads, which made it very simple to get from the airport to the hotel, this took about 40 minutes.The staff were very welcoming...More

    2  Thank 54Steven2014
    Response from Mgtresponse, Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City CentreResponded 2 July 2017

    Thank you very much for your recent review, I am glad to see that you have enjoyed your stay and that the hotel's location was such a great asset to your visit. Should you wish to stay with us again the next time you visit...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is the more `basic` Holiday Inn, so don`t be expecting too high a standard. However, we stayed 2 nights and it`s in a great location for the city centre, and we couldn`t really fault the place. Yes, the breakfast room feels a bit compact...More

    Thank RickPGtBentley
    Response from Mgtresponse, Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City CentreResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you very much for your review, I am glad to see that you enjoyed your time in the hotel. As you have stated the breakfast rom is quite cramped, but we can only make do with what we have sadly. I hope that should...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We arrived a bit early, just before noon. Check in was no problem at all. We had a room in the attic, 6th floor. Spacious and with the facilities you may expect from a HI Express. Hotel has limited parking area. We managed to get...More

    Thank PoggiBonsi2012
    Response from Mgtresponse, Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City CentreResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you very much for your kind review, I am glad to see that the hotel and its facilities were beneficial to your recent stay to Edinburgh. As you have stated, the breakfast area is not as large as we would prefer it to be,...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express at the end of August just after the festival. Edinburgh is a vibrant city with plenty to do, and so hotel prices naturally tend to be higher than other cities. This hotel is close to the back entrance...More

    Thank Ravensville
    Response from Mgtresponse, Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City CentreResponded 5 days ago

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$104 - US$294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #56 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 161
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    Raks P
    7 August 2017|
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    Response from TIMMFAM | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. I also sorry not to be of any help. As I only spent one night and did not look for the gym. And did not visit the bar.
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    Response from Shaski | Reviewed this property |
    I am unsure, I am not a smoker. I would suggest emailing the hotel directly.
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