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Holiday Inn Express EDINBURGH - ROYAL MILE

300 Cowgate
Edinburgh EH1 1NA
Nightly Rates: (USD$92.00 - USD$97.00)
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Description:

A modern hotel in Edinburgh's Old Town, with free WiFi and breakfast included The Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile hotel places you in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. A 15-minute walk takes you to Edinburgh Castle, as well as shopping on Princes Street, where you can catch a tram to the New Town and Edinburgh Airport. Edinburgh Waverley train station, a 10-minute walk away, is served by direct trains to Glasgow and London. Edinburgh Bus Station is 14 minutes away by foot. You can learn about Scotland's industry and natural history at the National Museum of Scotland, an eight-minute walk from the hotel. Take a tour of the 16th-century Holyrood Palace to view the antique-furnished rooms of the official Scottish residence of the Queen. It's just a 15-minute stroll to the city's main shopping areas of Princes Street and George Street. You can host events for up to 30 people in the hotel's flexible, air-conditioned meeting room. State-of-the-art AV equipment and free WiFi helps your presentation go well. Discounted parking is available at the nearby NCP car park. Begin your day with the inclusive Express Start Breakfast, featuring hot sausages, scrambled eggs, baked beans and continental items. In the lobby lounge bar, you can order hot snacks or unwind with friends over a chilled glass of wine or a cold pint.

Check In:  3:00 PM
Check Out:  11:00 AM

Native currency:  British Pounds
Number of floors:  6
Number of rooms:  78
Time zone:  GMT


Express bar: Our hotel bar can be found next to the reception on the ground floor. A selection of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages and snacks are available to purchase as well as a limited hot menu of pizzas and currys. The favourite Mackays ice cream is also a


Fitness center off-site
Childrens's program - Dynamic Earth Camera Obscura and World of Illusions Edinburgh Zoo Museum of Childhood National Museum of Scotland Royal Botanic Gardens Wonder World and Time Twisters Gorgie City Farm

Room Info:

Buffet breakfast, Connecting rooms, Stereo, Color television, Satellite television, Air conditioning individually controlled in room, Spare electrical outlet available at desk, Coffee/Tea maker, Desk with lamp, Sofa bed, Hairdryer, Private bathroom

Meeting Facilities:

Salisbury Room: Our stylish Salisbury meeting & events room is just perfect for interviews, board meetings, product launches and so much more, all right in the heart of the city!

Hotel Amenities:

(additional fees may apply to certain amenities)

  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Golf
  • Housekeeping - weekly
  • Lounges/bars
  • Pets allowed
  • Shops and commercial services
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Accessible facilities
  • Grocery shopping service available
  • Interior corridors
  • Meal included - continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Storage space
  • Beauty shop/salon
  • High speed internet connection
  • Ironing board
  • Meeting rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Tour/sightseeing desk
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Late check-out available
  • Non-smoking
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Wireless internet connection

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Princes StreetPrinces Street is the main shopping area of Edinburgh with many branded shops and department stores. Only one block behind this is George Street with designer shopping. There are many independent shops dotted around the old town and the Royal Mile and al


Edinburgh Waverley Train StationBlack Cab

Edinburgh International Airport

Various within 20 minutesBraid Hills Golf Course in the middle of the city

Edinburgh CastleOne of Scotland's most iconic visitor attractions, sits on its own volcanic rock at the top of the Royal Mile. A major visitor attraction and part of the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site. This is a must see. Only 10 minutes walk from th

Royal Botanical GardensRefresh your senses and explore the riches of the green kingdom at one of the world's finest botanic gardens. Journey through warmer climes in the Glasshouses or discover contemporary art at Inverleith House. More info on www.rbge.org.uk

Camera ObscuraEnjoy the fascinating Camera Obscura Show, fantastic views of Edinburgh, and five floors packed full of an amazing range of optical experiences which have been amusing visitors of all ages and nationalities since 1853! www.camera-obscura.co.uk

St Giles CathederalAlso known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, it is the Mother Church of Presbyterianism and contains the Chapel of the Order of the Thistle (Scotland's chivalric company of knights headed by the Queen). www.stgilescathederal.org.uk

Mary Kings CloseFor hundreds of years the true story of the Close has remained untold - until now! In the company of an expert guide, you can explore this unique site and experience what it was really like for the people who lived, worked and died here. www.realmarykings

Auld Reekie Tourswww.auldreekitours.com

Palace of Holyrood HouseYou can visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse at your leisure using the complimentary audio tour, which lasts approximately 1 hour. Tours of Holyrood Abbey, which are included in the admission price, are available to Palace ticket-holders For more information

Royal Yacht BrittaniaExperience Scotland's Best Visitor Attraction. The Royal Yacht Britannia was home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years, sailing over 1,000,000 miles around the world. Now berthed in Edinburgh, you can follow in the footsteps of

St Andrews Old CourseWorld Famous Golf Course www.standrews.org.uk

Dynamic Earthwww.dynamicearth.co.uk This family friendly attraction is situated 5 minutes walk from our hotel and good fun guaranteed all year round.

Knockhill Racing CircuitKnockhill racing circuit. Outdoor karting. Please visit www.knockhill.com for all details.

Edinburgh Dungeon500 years of Edinburgh's darkest and most gory history, 11 live actor shows and 2 scary rides make the Edinburgh Dungeon an educationally chilling experience and a great day out for the whole family. For more info go to:http://www.the-dungeons.co.uk/edin

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