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    Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

    81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AU, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent47%
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    1 - 5 of 2,981 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Jakub the concierge was an asset to this hotel,lovely friendly helpful and so knowledgeable of the area, nothing was too much trouble thank you. The other hotel staff were great too especially in the restaurant, evening meal was delicious,breakfast was good too. My husband is...More

    Thank annsheree66
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The hotel is close to the Holyrood Palace and Abbey. The city is small and it was easy walking distance from hotel to the Royal Mile, Grass Market, Museums, Library, and New Town. The breakfast is wonderful and it was included as part of our...More

    Thank angieklin
    Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you so much for your recent feedback and I am delighted to hear you would stay with us again in the future. I am please to hear you found the location to be ideal and also breakfast to be wonderful. The team at the...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    So the standouts from an otherwise reasonable visit were a great location, a few outstanding staff, a cracking shower and a very comfortable bed. Frank on Concierge (first point of contact) was a thoroughly nice bloke who connected easily and genuinely tried to make our...More

    Thank Bootneckabroad
    Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your honest feedback on your recent stay and I very much appreciate you taking the time to do so. I have taken all your feedback on board and agree your arrival could have been...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Came here for a one night spa experience with 5 girlfriends. Amazing value for money. Fantastic location, beautifully appointed rooms With huge attention to detail-even down to bedside lights with a nightlight attachement to avoid disturbing your partner! The rooms are tasteful and spacious, the...More

    Thank demelza1770
    Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you so much for your recent feedback, and I am very please to hear you had a great experience and I will be sure to pass your feedback onto Taylor. We are in a perfect location with bedrooms that are beautifully appointed and of...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Spent last night at this hotel in Holyrood that had been recommended by a friend. It turned out to be excellent value and have excellent staff. Comfortable and large double room which was not too hot unlike so many hotels these days. Breakfast was also...More

    1  Thank David P
    Response from Andrew B, Manager at Macdonald Holyrood HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Dear David, Thank you so much for your recent 5 star review it is very much appreciated. I am delighted you had a great stay and pleased you found every aspect of the hotel to be to your liking. The team at Holyrood are a...More

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    About
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    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
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$107 - US$407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #8 Green Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #29 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #42 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #50 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #56 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 156
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    • Location
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    • Old Town / Castle / Royal Mile / High St
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    • Macdonald Holyrood Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Traveller (340)
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    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
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    Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
    Hello, Yes all our rooms have Hairdryers We look forward to welcoming you Kind regards Andrew Boe Hotel Manager
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    Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
    Hello, Check in is guaranteed from 3pm but you can come any time and leave luggage if the room is not ready. We look forward to welcoming you Kind regards Andrew Boe Hotel Manager
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    "We were on the 6th floor which was lovely. Windows also opened which was very nice"
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    "Ask for a room with a balcony"
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    "liked the first floor room. Easier to get around."
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    "5th floor was nice"
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