Travel advisory: Our response to COVID-19 and expanded IHG Way of Clean

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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile

COVID-19 Update 

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile is now accepting bookings.

The safety and wellbeing of our guests and colleagues is our top priority, and we have implemented new hygiene procedures above and beyond our standard protocols, as well as social distancing measures, in line with government and public health advice.

We've also introduced the IHG Clean Promise giving guests extra reassurance. Find out more at

Enjoy a warm welcome from the team at the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile conveniently located just off the historic Royal Mile.  This is a succession of streets forming the main thoroughfare of the Old Town.  It runs between two significant locations , namely Edinburgh Castle famous for Edinburgh Military Tattoo,  Hogmanay Celebrations and Holyrood Palace which is the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland.

This quiet city centre hotel has excellent transport links and is just a 25 minute drive from Edinburgh Airport, a 10 minute walk to Waverley Train Station and only 15 minute walk to Princess Street.

Guests can prepare for a day exploring Edinburgh with our Express Start Breakfast which is included in your room rate, Free Wi-Fi & 24 hour bar and snacks menu is available in our bar area. 

Business guests benefit from our close vicinity to major local companies, such as Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh University & Local Council Offices.  We also have a meeting room on the ground floor which can accommodate anything from 1:1 interviews to 40 people.

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


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