Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile


Hotel and location

Situated only a few minutes walk from the Royal Mile, the Holiday Inn Express Royal Mile is located in the heart of Edinburgh`s Old Town. The Royal Mile connects the magnificent Edinburgh Castle to the impressive Palace of Holyrood House. A short walk away you will find the Grassmarket area and Princes Street - vibrant parts of the city buzzing with bars, restaurants and independent shops. The hotel`s location will appeal to tourists, family city breaks, business travellers or guests visiting the university - The University of Edinburgh Campus is just opposite the hotel. Easily accessible with great transport links, Waverly train station is 10 minutes walk while Edinburgh Airport is also only 25 minutes drive away.

Room and facilities

The Holiday Inn Express Royal Mile offers 78 en-suite guest rooms. With plenty of natural light, these bright and airy rooms are well-equipped with free tea/coffee facilities, flat screen TV, hairdryer and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms offer views over Edinburgh`s scenic Old Town. Next to Reception, the Hotel Bar offers beverages, snacks and a limited hot menu of pizzas, curry and chilli. The breakfast area includes a good selection of continental and hot buffet options. Make use of the free baggage storage during your stay before or after check out. Additional facilities at the hotel include dry cleaning/laundry services, ATM cash machine, 24 hour hotel lounge and safety deposit boxes.


Check-in: 4pm Check-out: 11am

Car parking

No onsite parking at the hotel. St Johns Hill NCP car park is located a 2 minutes walk away. Hotel users are offered a discounted price . Prices are not controlled by the hotel and are subject to change.

Excellent standard of cleanl...



Great weekend break

Great location, clean rooms, always use hours direct for a weekend break alway offer best value for money!...


Really handy location at a reasonable price

We stayed Thurs - Sun and found the location to be pretty central for everything we wanted to see (Castle etc). The only downside is that the beds aren`t king size but they did put up the sofa bed for us at no additional cost....


Great location and value for money



Good hotel, good location.

The hotel is modern, clean and tidy and offered a great breakfast. It is well placed near the centre of Edinburgh. Overall, I would certainly recommend and would return....


The place to stay.

Great location.lovelly staff gave a warm welcome.Good night`s sleep followed by a excellent breakfast. Plus the bonus was the offer to leave your luggage for the day.Looking forward to return again ....


Great Stay

Staff were lovely and the stay of six days was smooth Breakfast fantastic Thank you fir a great stay Great location...


Great stay

Only stayed one night but staff very friendly and helpful, room was comfortable clean and had everything you need for your stay. Would recommend if you are wanting off main street and quiet nice location....


Highly recommended

Great location - central to all Edinburgh attractions. Staff friendly. Room clean with all amenities. Breakfast more than substantial. Looking at summer 2020...



Staff very helpful ,special thanks to Kay and Leanne for their information. Hotel This hotel lovely and comfortable...


Lovely spotless room, and quiet. Brilliant buffet ...




The location, staff, room and breakfast was spot on...


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300 Cowgate, Central Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH1 1NA