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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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          US$183
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          Overview
          • Excellent27%
          • Very good45%
          • Average19%
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          “omni centre” (97 reviews)
          “great location” (274 reviews)
          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          Booked to stay last minute as pre booked accommodation was uninhabitable in my opinion. Anyway, arrived 15 minutes after booking online. Staff were fabulous and welcoming, couldn't do enough for us. Room was light and airy, clean with a tv, free Wi-Fi and breakfast on...More

          Thank Heather L
          Response from Mgtresponse, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

          Thank you very much for your generous review of your recent stay Heather, I am glad to see that the hotel exceeded all your expectations! Considering your difficulties with your previous accommodation, I am glad to see that the staff were so welcoming and helpful....More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          We have stayed here twice now and have really enjoyed our stays. Excellent value for a city centre hotel and they do a triple room which some hotels can't offer. On our first stay our room was quite small and to the rear of the...More

          Thank Koala_Cola
          Response from Mgtresponse, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

          Thank you very much for your kind review, I am glad to see that you have enjoyed this hotel as a part of your Edinburgh Experience. However, I am sorry to see that you had difficulties in regards to noise due to the window stiffness...More

          Reviewed 18 April 2017

          Great spot everything around you close to train station lovely breakfast all self service very clean bar staff great very friendly staff ovér all i would go back again We had a child with us he had a great timeMore

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          Thank laurabyrne70
          Response from Mgtresponse, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

          Thank you very much for your recent review of the hotel Laura, I am glad to see that the hotel and staff has been an asset to your Edinburgh Experience. I hope that the next time you are in Edinburgh, We can welcome you back...More

          Reviewed 18 April 2017

          Stayed at this hotel during a city break stay with our daughter. The hotel is centrally located to all attractions in Edinburgh. The room was very clean and well equipped and staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was buffet breakfast and ok. Cannot comment on...More

          Thank Joynes79
          Response from Mgtresponse, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

          Thank you very much for you recent review Joynes 79, I am glad to see that the hotel's location was such an asset to your experience of Edinburgh. Gordon Gibson Guest Service Manager

          Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

          Amazing price for a city centre hotel. Standards were high throughout with all areas immaculate and well maintained. The hotel accommodated our requests for a high floor room and we had wonderful views across Edinburgh. Breakfast was great - a good range of choices with...More

          Thank k11ytp
          Response from Mgtresponse, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

          Thank you very much k11ytp for such a generous review of your recent stay! I am glad to see that the hotels facilities met your expectations of IHG hotels. I hope that the next time you visit Edinburgh, we can welcome you back and provide...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Things to do
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Price range
          • US$124 - US$345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #57 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 161
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          thistlescot
          Hi, In The Official Description (provided by the hotel) you say there are designated smoking rooms. Is this still the case ? Also if i wanted to smoke after being in the bar or whatever is there any place i can go to smoke instead of out in main street at front
          20 March 2017|
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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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          b0bcat2
          Can the hotel assist us in acquiring the services of a car and driver for day sightseeing purposes within the city and nearby countryside?
          1 March 2017|
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          Gaye N
          Can we leave our luggage if we arrive early and are there rooms with a view over the River Forth
          25 February 2017|
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