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Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed today via mobile

Very convenient central hotel within walking distance of the royal mile. Room was clean and comfortable, spa facilities were excellent especially the pool. Only grumble was the breakfast, service was extremely slow and when it eventually arrived it was dry and tepid, waiting staff were...More

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Reviewed today

The rooms at this hotel are very comfortable and the refurbishment has been a success. The staff are lovely and most helpful but the food in the suite where our group had dinner was at best adequate and at worst did not fit the description...More

Thank ancienttrveller
Reviewed today

Stayed here for three nights and was pleased with the size of the room and its amenities - tea and coffee, good size flat screen TV, good desk to work at and a number of sockets for charging electrical items, free wi-fi which worked well,...More

Thank HughMc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visiting from America we didn’t know what to expect. Perfect location near several pubs with live music nightly. Near the bus line where we hopped on to see the city sites in two short days. Two blocks from Holyrood Palace where the queen lives on...More

Thank Mike B
Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Mike, Thank you so much for your recent review and 5 stars is really appreciated. Our location is fantastic to access all the main sights Edinburgh has to offer and you are correct there are a number of bars around... I am delighted to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

The MacDonald Holyrood Hotel is perfectly located in Edinburgh: close to Arthur’s Seat hill (hiking), the Holyrood Palace (the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland) and the eastern end of the Royal Mile (goes from Holyrood Palace to Edinburgh Castle). We stayed there...More

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Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Holyrood and I am delighted overall you had a great time with us. August is the time to visit Edinburgh as there is so much going on and I am...More

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GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
US$125 - US$751 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Green Hotel in Edinburgh
#35 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#42 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#56 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$125 - US$751 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Green Hotel in Edinburgh
#35 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#42 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#56 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Nearby
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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Robin P
14 February 2018|
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Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
Hello, I would recommend booking a car parking space as we only have limited available but this will guarantee you a space. The charge is £25 to book or £20 if you risk just checking on arrival. All you need to do is contact... More
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kate d
21 January 2018|
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Response from Maggie G | Reviewed this property |
I took the tram from the airport and then walked the last 15 minutes.
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Karen W
8 January 2018|
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Response from David393 | Reviewed this property |
It is a minute walk from bottom of Royal Mile - And 7 minute walk from station
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"The rooms can get a little hot so I recommend putting the air con on in the evening if you prefer the room to..."
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"the low numbers look onto Carlton Hill and Dynamic Earth"
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"If you need a quiet room - just ask"
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"Really well placed for the centre of Edinburgh and very close to the Royal Mile"
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