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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile

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Reviewed 16 December 2013

We went for a couple of nights to visit the Christmas market and see the sights. This hotel was well placed to walk to the Castle, the Parliament, Princes street and all points in between. Hotel was warm and comfortable, bed was very comfortable, staff...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2013

Hotel rooms basic but clean basically everything you'd expect for the price. Bar area ideally set out and quite comfortable. Reception staff very helpful and co-operative. Breakfast a bit chaotic, bit of a free for all but that could have been possibly the busiest time...More

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Response from hiexpressrm, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal MileResponded 15 March 2014

Dear Guest It is great to hear your experience was spot on from check in to check out and it will be a pleasure to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 11 December 2013

If not driving the HIE Royal Mile is easy to get to. From Edinburgh Airport we purchased an Airlink Bus ticket at the kiosk outside the terminal (£6 return per person). The bus runs every 10-15 minutes and the journey to Waverley Station takes 30...More

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Response from hiexpressrm, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal MileResponded 11 March 2014

Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at The Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found our facilities and location suitable for your stay in Edinburgh. We...More

Reviewed 9 December 2013

We enjoyed our stay at the HIE Royal Mile. The location is great, the rooms are clean, though small. You can't beat the free breakfast and Wifi that comes with the room rate. Service is very good and the front staff was very friendly. We...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2013

Very easy location, staff hard working (especially girl on reception on evening of 5th who seemed to be doing about 4 different jobs) and very pleasant. quiet, clean. Only niggle was that I did not find the bed very comfortable so not a perfect nights...More

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Response from hiexpressrm, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal MileResponded 11 March 2014

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the staff to be hardworking and helpful. I am sorry you did not find the bed very comfortable – often this is down...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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US$69 - US$316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#18 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#32 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#35 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
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#18 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#32 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#35 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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