Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh- Royal Mile


300 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 1NA

    Our quiet city centre location is the perfect place to stay in Edinburgh . Free hot breakfast for all, free wireless internet, air conditioning and with great staff who have fantastic local knowlege. Kids stay free under age of 18

    Enjoy a warm welcome at the intimate Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile hotel, set in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town in the city centre. Friendly staff are waiting to greet you on your arrival at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile. We're an easy 25-minute bus ride from Edinburgh International Airport and well placed for sightseeing in the picturesque Old Town. Dramatic Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace are both just 5-10 minutes' walk from the hotel. Indulge in some serious retail therapy on Princes Street, then head for lush Princes Street Gardens, a parkland retreat right in the city centre. Cobbled alleyways along the atmospheric Royal Mile provide a real taste of medieval Scotland. Ask Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh-Royal Mile's knowledgeable staff about local Ghost Walks and City Sightseeing Bus Tours. We're a good base for business with Edinburgh International Conference Centre 1 mile from the hotel and Waverley train station a 10-minute walk away. Wireless Internet is FREE thoughtout the hotel during your stay, and we have a quiet meeting room for up to 40 people. Unwind in your air-conditioned Guest room after a day's sightseeing. You can make yourself at home with the flat-screen TV, while complimentary high-speed Internet keeps you in touch. Wake up refreshed to a complimentary hot breakfast in the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh-Royal Mile's great room.

    3 Metro Hotel
    Opening Times
    Opening times 2016
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    24 hour access to the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile, brand new building with AC and free wifi. Quiet location in the city centre only 2 minutes walk was from the Royal Mile.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Accessible room with roll in shower
    £89.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Ensuite
    £160.20 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double room with sofa (sleeps 2 adults 2 kids)
    £89.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double room with sofa bed(sleeps 2 adults & 2 kids or 3 adults)
    £119.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin room (2 single beds)
    £89.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Prices from £89.00 per room per night. Twin and Double rooms include free hotel breakfast. All prices include VAT and free Wifi and ensuite with shower and AC. £30 per night charge for third adult sharing a room.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Cheap Holidays
    • City Breaks
    • Hotel Breaks
    • Seasonal Breaks


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • 24hr CCTV
    • Conference Facilities
    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • Internet Access
    • Level Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Smoking Restricted

    Leisure Facilities

    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Diners Card
    • Electron
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • 24hr Help Link
    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point On street parking only for disabled badge holders
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • Taxi Rank < 100m from station


    • Bar Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Dairy Free Available on request, we would appreciate that you advise our team before arrival.
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free Items available on request. We would appreciate that you contact our team prior to arrival
    • Kiosk/ Shop
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Self Service
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available


    • Air Conditioning
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Iron Available
    • Laundry Facilities not on Complex
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Private Bathroom
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Telephone
    • Toilets
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite

    Languages Spoken

    • Polish spoken


    • City Centre

    Special Requirements

    • Disabled Citizens
    • Dogs Welcome

    Road Directions

    From bypass-follow bypass North. At Gogarburn Jct follow signs for City centre (A8) for approx 5 miles. At Haymarket junction follow signs for Dalkeith & East. At the T junction turn left into Morrison St go forward to Bread St & go through West Port & through the Grassmarket. At the roundabout vere left through the cowgate and the hotel is approx 500 meters on left. No on site car parking. St Johns Hill NCP car park 3 minutes walk. This is well sign posted from the hotel. Please note that a no entry restriction operates through the Cowgate from 10pm

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting to Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh-Royal Mile hotel by ON FOOT

    On leaving Waverly Train Station, exit via Market Street Exit.Look to the left and walk towards the bridge.  Walk under it and to the right hand side, Jeffery Street.  As you follow the road round you will pass a Tapas restaurant on your right hand side.Continue towards the traffic lights, this is you now on the Royal Mile.Cross the traffic and you will see The World’s End pub on your right hand side.Continue down St Mary’s Street to the bottomTake the first right and walk past St Patricks Church and you will find us

    5 minutes without luggage
    10 minutes with luggage

    Getting to Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh-Royal Mile hotel by TAXI

    Taxi cost from Edinburgh International Airport to the Express Edinburgh hotel is approximately £18-£20 one way.

    Getting to Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh-Royal Mile hotel by BUS

    Bus services operate regularly 24 hours a day from Edinburgh International Airport to Edinburgh city centre with Airlink 100 & Night Buses N22, takes approx 25 minutes.  Drop off point Waverley Bridge 10 minutes walk from the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh-Royal Mile hotel) Single fare £3.50, open return £6.00

    Bus services from Glasgow, London and other major UK cities call at St Andrews Bus Station, 15 minutes walk from the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile hotel. Main operators are Stagecoach, National Express, MegaBus, Citylink.

    Most coaches leaving St Andrew’s Bus Station also stop in other parts of Edinburgh – such as Charlotte Square or Queensferry Road, before making their way out of the city.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the bar
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with a ramp
    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms with emergency call system available
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • level entry shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • WCs in bathrooms fitted with handrails available
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest
    • There are separate shower units:
      • fitted with support handrails
      • fixed shower seats or shower chairs provided

    General Questions

    • Services for guests with hearing impairments :
      • emergency call system with flashing lights (if fire alarm is activated)
      • emergency call system with vibrating pads (if fire alarm is activated)
    • Emergency evacuation procedures for the safe exit of guests with disabilities
    • Personnel who have contact with guests have had disability awareness training
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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