Stay at one of the most popular Edinburgh city centre hotels


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For Group bookings of 9 rooms or more please contact the hotel direct for rates.


Enjoy a warm welcome from the team at the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile conveniently located in the charming old town and just a 15 minute walk to Edinburgh Castle, one of Edinburgh's most iconic Scottish tourist attractions hosting great family days out and famous for staging the Edinburgh Military Tattoo & Hogmanay Celebrations.


This quiet city centre hotel has excellent transport links and is just a 25 minute drive from Edinburgh Airport, 1 hour and 20 minutes from Glasgow Airport and a 10 minute walk to Waverley Train Station.


Guests can prepare for a day exploring Edinburgh with our breakfast buffet which is included in your room rate, Free Wi-Fi & 24 hour bar and snacks menu available in our bar for those of you who like to stay up late. If arriving early or after departure the hotel offers Free baggage storage.


The friendly front desk team are always happy to share their local knowledge & sightseeing advice, 24 hours a day. Our guest rooms are welcoming & refreshing where you can catch up on emails at the desk, with the hotels Free in-room Wi-Fi or just relax in our comfortable beds as we're all about keeping things Simple, Smart, Spot On.


Business guests benefit from our close vicinity to major local companies, such as Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh University & Local Council Offices and a meeting room with Free Wi-Fi throughout, accommodating up to 40 people. Dedicated staff are waiting to help you plan your event.


Parking is available at the NCP St John's multi-story car park 3 minutes' walk from the hotel. Just present their yellow token at checkout for a discounted parking rate.