We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

Visit hotel website
Traveller (464)
Room & Suite (250)
Dining (49)

About

Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Free Internet Access and Free Hot Breakfast. Simply ask for an internet voucher at check in. The hotel offers continental breakfast buffet plus two daily hot options. Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre is a 5 minute walk to Princes Street & a 10 minute walk to the Royal Mile. Located near the St James Shopping Centre & Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre. The hotels offers free luggage storage and has designated smoking bedrooms. All bedrooms & public areas have high-speed wired & wireless internet access provided by Swisscom. All rates include complimentary EXPRESS START breakfast for all persons. The hotel is within walking distance of Waverley Railway Station and St Andrews Square Bus Station. The Airlink 100 Bus goes from Waverely Bridge to Edinburgh Airport in 25-minutes. Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre is located near Broughton Street, George Street & Queen Street. The hotel is across from the Omni Centre with a choice of restaurants & a Vue Cinema. This Edinburgh City Centre hotel is a perfect choice if you are looking for a base near Edinburgh Castle, The Real Mary Kings Close , Edinburgh Dungeons and Holyrood or for events at Murryfield Stadium, Corn Exchange, Hearts Football Club, Hibernian Football Club or Meadowbank Stadium.
Read more
Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Show more
Room features
Air conditioning
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Business
HOTEL CLASS
Hotel links
Visit hotel website
Special Offer:Save More on Your Rate
Hotel deals

Location

Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
132Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
62Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Neighbourhood
Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
Read more
See all nearby hotels
2,342Reviews
624Photos
35Q+A
100Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 636
  • 1,038
  • 470
  • 132
  • 66
Time of year
Traveller type
Language
  • More languages
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Stayed here 12-17 March, this was our second visit. Rooms clean, adequate for a short visit. Hotel Central to all attractions. Very good breakfast, friendly staff. I will be using this hotel again. Our room overlooked the main road, normal noise from a main road but it did not
Read more
I stayed here three nights while visiting Edinburgh and everything was great. The location is only a short walk from Old Town and is directly located near many restaurants and bars. The room was clean and of decent size. The only thing I didn’t like was how there was no safe in
Read more
Room was simple but clean Window could open to let air in through the night Breakfast had good quality items Bed was a bit small but ok Conversation in next door rooms easily heard. Great location for Edinburgh
Read more
Stayed here with 35 + Welsh rugby fans for recent Scotland v Wales game. Arrived on Friday 8th March. Left Mon 11th. Great weekend made even better by this hotel's location, comfort and good breakfasts. Very clean room, adjustable heating, lovely beds. No complaints at all about
Read more
We headed up just before Christmas having never been to Edinburgh before and we were not disappointed. Due to a flight delay we arrived a day later than expected and the hotel was extremely accommodating, our room was ready on arrival. We were sharing the room with my daughter
Read more
Previous
Album Categories
All photosTravellerRoom & SuiteDining Family and Play AreasBusiness Centre & Event Rooms
Photo provided by managementHoliday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre
Guest room amenity
Photo provided by managementHoliday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre
Meeting room
Photo provided by managementHoliday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre
Guest room
Photo provided by managementHoliday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre
Guest room
Photo provided by managementHoliday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre
Guest room
PreviousNext
12345650
Are there rooms with a view of the castle?
I cannot answer factually . My guess would be not but dont hold me to that
0 votes
Show all answers
No idea where the Christmas market is but it is really in the center so I guess yes. I didn’t used a car park as arrived by plane so dirty I will not help with vouchers but you can easily ask at the. Hotel.
0 votes
Show all answers
Does hotel have parking
it looked like there was a small car park to the rear of the hotel
0 votes
Show all answers
Are there hairdryers in the rooms?
Yes there is a hairdryer
2 votes
Show all answers
Hi how far is the hotel from the rail station- is it walking distance.
yes about a 10 minute walk
1 vote
PreviousNext
1234567
"Book a double room with 2 beds"
"Third floor was quiet, we had the window view of a small courtyard with no noise."
"Stairs could a problem for wheelchair customers."
"Avoid a room that looks onto the back courtyard where the heating/air conditioning units are located which can create some excessive noise."
"The rooms we had were very quiet but as they were basement, the view was not good."
PreviousNext
12345620
PRICE RANGE
US$76 - US$292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
holiday inn express - edinburgh city centre hotel edinburgh
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandEdinburghBroughton & Calton
NUMBER OF ROOMS
161
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing