Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
300 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1NA, United Kingdom
4.3 out of 5 rating 993 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.3
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile, you'll be centrally located in Edinburgh, steps from Royal Mile and within a 5-minute walk of Princes Street. This hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Grassmarket and 0.6 mi (1 km) from University of Edinburgh.

Rooms

Stay in one of 78 guestrooms featuring LCD televisions. Your bed comes with down comforters, and all rooms are furnished with double sofa beds. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers.

Amenities

Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, a television in a common area, and tour/ticket assistance.

Dining

Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are served on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a computer station, express check-in, and express check-out.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Edinburgh Vaults - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Royal Mile - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Museum of Childhood - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Princes Street - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Festival Theatre - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Surgeon's Hall - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Parliament House - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
City Chambers - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Real Mary King's Close - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
National Museum of Scotland - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
City Art Centre - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
St. Giles' Cathedral - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Potterrow Student Centre - 0.6 km / 0.3 mi
Our Dynamic Earth - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Greyfriar's Bobby - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi

The preferred airport for Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile is Edinburgh (EDI) - 13.1 km / 8.1 mi

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


  • No onsite parking is available.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

  • The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Way of Clean (IHG) guidelines.


Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • Parking height restrictions apply.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 6.00 per person (approximately)
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 11.25 per day
  • Pet fee: GBP 20 per pet (varies based on length of stay)
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 30.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -Offsite parking discounted rates available
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Computer station
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -One meeting room
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Elevator
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Braille or raised signage
  • -Assistive listening devices available