3 star

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre

Picardy Place, Central Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH1 3JT

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Room and hotel facilities:

The Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh has 161 en-suite rooms all with modern décor featuring crisp white linen and a choice of firm or soft pillows. Each room includes satellite TV with in room movies, direct dial telephone, business desk and chair and tea and coffee making facilities. Bathrooms are equipped with refreshing power showers, hairdryers, luxury shower gel, Dove soap and facecloths. The hotel also has a Lounge Bar which is the perfect place to relax with a coffee or enjoy a few drinks before heading out to dinner. Complimentary internet is available throughout the hotel.

Hotel and location:

Located in Edinburgh New Town this hotel offers a great location just a quarter of a mile from Princes Street, giving you access to the city centre in less than a 5 minute walk. It is also directly opposite the Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Omni Centre. The hotel is housed within a Georgian listed building, which has been modernised to offer guests the latest comforts and amenities. Edinburgh Castle is 3 miles from the hotel and many other tourist attractions are within 5 miles including Edinburgh Zoo, Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh Dungeons and Murrayfield Icerink.

Getting there:

BY CAR: From Edinburgh Airport. Stay on the A8 following signs for Edinburgh. At the West End of Princes Street you will be unable to continue along Princes Street. Just past McDonald`s turn left on to South Charlotte Street. Continue straight ahead passing Charlotte Sqaure on your left and George Street on your right. At the bottom of the road, turn right at the final set of traffic lights on to Queen Street. Queen Street runs parallel behind Princes Street and George Street. Continue along Queen Street leading on to York Place. Georgian stone buildings will be on your right side and Queen Street Gardens will be on your left side. Turn left on to Picardy Place just before the Picardy Place Roundabout.
BY CAR: From the South. Approaching from the South on the A1. Follow signs for Edinburgh A1 and then turn towards London Road (B1350). Continue along London Road. Turn left at the end of London Road - The Playhouse Theatre will be on your left side as you approach the Picardy Place Roundabout.
BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT: From Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station. The hotel is a short taxi ride from the station.
ON FOOT: From Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station. Follow the exit signs for `Calton Road` Exit. Cross over the footbridge to exit the station and then walk slightly uphill on Calton Road. At the end of Calton Road you will reach Leith Street with the John Lewis Department Store on your left side. The hotel is located on the north side of Picardy Place roundabout and can be accessed via the pedestrain crossing from near the Omni Centre. The walk should take around 10 minutes.

Check-in:

Check-in: 2pm Check-out: 11am

Car Parking:

7 onsite spaces on first come basis charged at £20 per night. Alternative car parking is located at NCP Omni Centre on Greenside Row, off Leith Street.

Other hotel categories to consider:

Central Edinburgh hotels, Royal Mile - Old Town hotels, Princes St - New Town hotels, 3 star Edinburgh hotels

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre

Picardy Place, Central Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH1 3JT

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Customer reviews

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Overall rating 91%

19/9/2022

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"Very good location"

19/8/2022

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"Excellent Location"

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23/9/2021

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"All as expected of the Holiday Inn Express. Clean,..."

22/9/2021

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"Well Planned"