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Holiday Inn Express City Centre Edinburgh

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Located in Edinburgh's historic city centre, the Holiday Inn Express offers a modern stay with complimentary breakfast and free high-speed wifi.

Holiday Inn Express City Centre

The hotel is conveniently situated in the heart of Edinburgh, making it a perfect base for exploring the city. The Edinburgh Airport is a 45-minute bus or tram ride away, with the nearest tram stop just a 2-minute walk from the hotel and Waverly train station only 10 minutes away on foot.


The rooms at Holiday Inn Express City Centre are bright and modern, featuring blackout curtains for a restful night's sleep and free high-speed wifi throughout. Each room is equipped with:

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hair dryer
  • Work desk
  • Free high-speed wifi
Room type WiFi Flat-screen TV Tea/Coffee facilities Hair dryer Iron & ironing board

Restaurant and Bar

Bar at the Holiday Inn Express City Centre

Breakfast served:

  • Monday - Friday: 06:30AM - 10:00AM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 06:30AM - 10:30AM

Enjoy a complimentary full cooked and continental breakfast each morning. Choose from hot items such as bacon, scrambled eggs, and sausages, or opt for cereals, pastries, and fresh fruit. Guests have praised the variety, though it is recommended to arrive early to avoid the busiest times.

The lounge bar, open from 11:00AM to 1:00AM daily, offers pizza and a wide selection of beers, wines, and spirits. Additionally, there are numerous restaurants nearby, including an Italian eatery, a steakhouse, and a traditional pub.

Parking and transfers to Edinburgh Airport

The Holiday Inn Express City Centre does not have its own car park, but there is one available opposite the hotel for approximately £15 per day. For extended parking during your trip, please explore our hotel and parking packages.

Detailed directions and postcode information for satnavs will be included in your booking confirmation email.

Check-in is available from 3:00PM, and check-out is by 11:00AM.


The Holiday Inn Express City Centre is accessible to all guests, featuring:

  • Ramp access
  • Lifts
  • Visual alarms and alerts
  • Closed caption TV
  • Hearing loop system

Accessible rooms are available and include grab bars, lowered facilities, roll-in showers, and portable shower chairs. You can request an accessible room after booking.

Hotel check-in/out details

  • Check-in from 3:00PM
  • Check-out by 11:00AM

A quick summary of the Holiday Inn Express City Centre:

A modern hotel in the heart of Edinburgh with free high-speed wifi and breakfast included. Just 45 minutes from Edinburgh Airport by bus or tram.

Pros Cons
Free high-speed wifi No on-site parking
Complimentary breakfast
Central location
Hotel facilities
  • Free high-speed wifi
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Lounge bar

Room facilities
  • Free high-speed wifi
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Work desk

All information is correct at the time of writing. For the latest information please check with the hotel.