A superbly located Edinburgh city centre hotel

The Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh-Royal Mile hotel has it all, excellent facilities plus a location that is hard to beat.


This Edinburgh city centre hotel is located on the Cowgate in Edinburgh’s quaint Old Town area.  The landmark Edinburgh Castle, historic Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, Princes Street and the famous Scottish Parliament Building are just some of the attractions that are literally on your doorstep.


With the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh-Royal Mile hotel’s fantastic central location getting to the hotel by road, rail or air is easily done, visit our directions & maps for more information and travel options to this  favourite among Edinburgh hotels.


Transport options & car parking



Discount available for hotel guests at NCP Car Park, Holyrood Road - 0.1 km from hotel

Train  Waverley Train Station - 0.7 km
  Haymarket Train Station – 2.5 km    
Bus St Andrews Bus Station - 0.9 km
Plane Edinburgh International Airport - 12 km


Nearby tourist attractions & places of interest

Royal Mile – 0.1 km
St Giles Cathedral – 0.3 km 
Scottish Parliament Building – 0.4 km 
Holyrood Palace – 0.4 km 
The National Gallery of Scotland – 0.5 km 
Edinburgh University – 0.5 km 
Edinburgh Castle – 1 km
Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo – 1 km
Princes Street – 1 km
George Street – 1.5 km
Harvey Nichols – 1.5 km
Jenners Department Store – 1.5 km
Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) – 1.6 km
Playhouse Theatre – 1.7 km
Meadowbank Stadium – 2.5 km
Murrayfield Stadium – 3 km 
Hibernian Football Club – 3 km
Royal Yacht Britannia – 3.5 km 
Edinburgh Zoo – 5 km 
Hearts Football Club (Tynecastle) – 5 km