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    Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

    Picardy Place | Opposite Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1/4 mile East End Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 3JT, Scotland
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    • Excellent26%
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    Reviewed 5 June 2015

    We spent three nights here while touring the area. The location was not as close to attractions as I thought it would be, but taxis were not so expensive as in larger cities. The staff was accommodating when they could understand you. Many of the...More

    Thank Carol F
    Response from Mgtresponse, Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City CentreResponded 15 June 2015

    Dear Carol, Thank you for your review, we have a range of staff working at our hotel with different nationality's including Scottish all of our team work hard to provide a friendly and consistent service to our guests, I am pleased to see you enjoyed...More

    Reviewed 4 June 2015

    Stayed here earlier this week with my sister, to go to John Barrowman's concert in the Playhouse. Hotel is in prefect location just across the road from Playhouse and some very good restaurants in area. Twin bedded room was very clean and quiet as it...More

    Thank horn12
    Response from Mgtresponse, Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City CentreResponded 15 June 2015

    Thank you for your kind review, we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Gemma Vincent Sales Manager

    Reviewed 4 June 2015

    This Edinburgh City centre hotel is well situated at the top of Leith Walk and handy for tourists the rooms are spacious not big but clean and well maintained I had a room on the 6th floor which in its own was quiet no outside...More

    Thank Allan M
    Response from Mgtresponse, Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City CentreResponded 15 June 2015

    Dear Allan, Thank you for your review, as our hotel is a Georgian style listed building sadly we are unable to make any alterations to the structure, with regards to the breakfast set up the selection in North America will vary in comparison to us,...More

    Reviewed 4 June 2015

    I travelled with my wife and some friends to Edinburgh and unfortunately it was the Edinburgh marathon so a lot of hotels were booked. We found the Holiday Inn Express, however ,right in the heart of the city. When we entered and asked for rooms...More

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    Response from Mgtresponse, Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City CentreResponded 4 June 2015

    Dear Stephen, With regards to your review our staff did follow the correct procedure in regards to asking for photographic ID, this is taken in the form of a driving license or passport and is to ensure we have the correct details on file in...More

    Reviewed 2 June 2015

    I stay at this hotel about once a month & the location is ideal, just across from Edinburgh Playhouse & the Omni Centre as well as a short walk from Princes/George Street. The staff are always so friendly & the hotel is always spotless. Ideal...More

    Thank Ayeisha R
    Response from Mgtresponse, Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City CentreResponded 4 June 2015

    Hi Ayeisha, Thank you for a lovely review and indeed your loyalty to our hotel, we look forward to welcoming you on your next visit! Kind regards, Gemma Vincent Sales Manager

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$105 - US$300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #57 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 161
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    Raks P
    7 August 2017|
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    Response from TIMMFAM | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. I also sorry not to be of any help. As I only spent one night and did not look for the gym. And did not visit the bar.
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    20 March 2017|
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    Response from Shaski | Reviewed this property |
    I am unsure, I am not a smoker. I would suggest emailing the hotel directly.
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