Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

Clean, affordable and super central. This hotel has all the tick marks on green for a good budget option. Thankfully, the rooms are more modern than the meeting rooms.

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A modern Edinburgh hotel in a Georgian building within walking distance of the city's top attractions Holiday Inn Express® - Edinburgh City Centre hotel is a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley station in the city's New Town. It's a short stroll to the York Place tram stop, which has a direct connection to Edinburgh Airport (EDI). The Edinburgh Playhouse theatre and OMNI Edinburgh's restaurants and cinemas are right across the road. Princes Street and George Street's shops are a few minutes' walk away. You can ramble over the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle, 20 minutes' walk from the hotel. Or experience more royal flavour, less than a mile from the hotel, at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Queen's official Scottish residence. Amble through the expansive Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, half an hour on foot from the hotel, or wander into Princes Street Gardens to spot the huge floral clock. Business guests are on the doorstep of the financial district around St. Andrew Square and George Street, while the Edinburgh International Conference Centre is less than 10 minutes' drive away. The hotel has a smart meeting rooms. Enjoy free Wi-Fi and an inclusive hot Express Start Breakfast. A nearby Fitness Centre is available to guests. Unwind after a busy day's sightseeing over a cool beer in the lounge bar.

Facilities & amenities

  • 24-hour frontdesk
  • Bar
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Family rooms available
  • Accessibility optimised rooms available
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • On-site parking (outdoor)Free parking
  • Public parking


  • Front-desk: open 24 hours
  • Late check-out possible
  • Multilingual staff
  • Luggage room

Parking & mobility

  • On-site parking (outdoor)Free parking
  • Public parking


  • Wheelchair accessible throughout
  • Elevator
  • Accessibility optimised rooms available


  • Family rooms available
  • Accessibility optimised rooms available


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • TV lounge

Food & beverage facilities

  • Bar

Food & beverage services

  • Breakfast buffet

Cleaning facilities

  • Laundry service

Business facilities

  • Meeting room

Eco label

  • IHG Green Hotel Certificate


  • Non-smoking throughout

Choose your room

    Double Standard

      Double Accessible

        Double Standard

          Double Standard

            Room Standard

              Twin Standard

              Good to know

              Check-in time

              Between 14:00 - 23:00

              Check-out time

              Between 11:00 - 11:00

              Opening hours frontdesk

              Open 24 hours


              VAT is always included. However, some other fees and local taxes may not be included. You will be asked to pay these fees and taxes upon arrival at your accommodation.

              Eco label

              • IHG Green Hotel Certificate



              Picardy Place, 16-22
              EH1 3JT EDINBURGH


              On-site parking (indoor): Free parking

              Electric car charging

              Not available on site

              Bicycle storage

              Not available on site

              About the neighbourhood

              Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre is located in the neighbourhood Leith. A little raw and very hip, this port town full of bars and maritime history is popular with young people.

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