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Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I stayed at the McDonald Holyrood Hotel from June 13-15. The location of the hotel was wonderful, very convenient to the Royal Mile and many of the popular sites. The restaurant was excellent both for dinner and breakfast. However, our stay was...More

Thank Nicholette E
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife & I were here last July for my birthday and here we are again, this time for hers. Frank is in Las Vegas (lucky bugger) so we'll catch him another time. Everything excellent for us once more. Great staff, nice room and lovely...More

Thank TheBigfella601
Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved our stay here , Lovely hotel ,beds very comfortable ,very clean ,pricey for one night i take it that it was a busy weekend in Edingburgh ,we did get a free upgrade ,which was very nice ,thank you for that, Hotel 10 to 15...More

Thank Arthur075
Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear Arthur, Thank you so much for your recent 5 star review and I am delighted you had a fabulous stay with us. It is pleasing to read you found all aspects of the property to be to your liking and that you are already...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed there for the Edinburgh Marathon 2018 and it was ideal because it is only a short walk to the starting line. And it is right next to the running expo where you pick up your bib. Room was nice, very large bed and...More

Thank melisa1978
Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear Melisa, Thank you so much for your recent review and I am pleased to read you found everything to your liking. Our location is great for the Marathon as you say just a short walk to the starting line and I hope you had...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff are very attentive. The lobby is very nice. Check in was fast. The corridor to our room had not been vacuumed and still hadn't been done the next day when we were leaving. The room was big as were the bathtowels. The room...More

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Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Janiel, Thank you so much for your recent review and I appreciate you taking the time and being honest with your feedback. Firstly I am delighted you found all the staff to be attentive and you got a good first impression with a speedy...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$152 - US$419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Green Hotel in Edinburgh
#34 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#40 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#54 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$152 - US$419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Green Hotel in Edinburgh
#34 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#40 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#54 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (380)
Room & Suite (324)
Dining (124)
Pool & Beach (37)
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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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Alexandra501
June 19, 2018|
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Response from JoanMcNulty | Reviewed this property |
No, it’s a taxi ride.
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Catherine E
June 1, 2018|
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Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
Good evening, yes we do have twin rooms. Kind regards Andrew
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Robin P
February 14, 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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"We were on the 5th floor and it wasn't noisy at all"
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"513was our the rooms with the views are on six and we were tempted, I am pleased we didn’t as we had very..."
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"Rooms are very small"
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"Ask for one that does not face the road as the sound proofing is not great."
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