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“Excellent stay, so so breakfast” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

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Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre
Ranked #97 of 150 Hotels in Edinburgh
2 reviews
“Excellent stay, so so breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2014 via mobile

My wife and I managed to get a very good rate for an overnight, midweek break, £40. It was an excellent stay for this purpose. The room was immaculate and cleverly designed in layout. It is well located with 2mins walk to Princess St. and 30sec. walk to the Playhouse. The only disappointing aspect was the breakfast wasn't up to the quality of the rest of the experience. However, the stay overall was tremendous value.

Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Mgtresponse, Sales Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, responded to this review, 18 February 2014
Thank you for your review and photographs, it certainly looked like you had a great time in Edinburgh.

Kind Regards
Gemma Vincent
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

I recommend this hotel to all who want's to spend few days for sightseeing, shoping or make some business! It's situated close to the shoping centre, nice pubs & italian restaurant. If you wanna see some great architecture of the Old Town it will take about 15 minutes to go there.
The hotel is quite clean and friendly to foreigners. One minus is breakfast...nothing special to eat and everything rather without a flavour.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Mgtresponse, Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, responded to this review, 11 February 2014
Dear Kamil,

Thank you for your review, I am pleased you enjoyed your stay, we have a great central location here in the new town and as you have mentioned we are close by to all local amenities.
Our breakfast is a full continental buffet with hot options of scrambled eggs, baked beans and sausages my apologies if you felt this was unsatisfactory.

We hope to welcome you again soon on your next travel occasion.

Kind regards,
Gemma Vincent
Sales Manager
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

We stayed there only for one night our room was clean,bathroom well stocked and generally we could feel the freshness of the place.We were greeted by friendly staff at the reception and nothing seems to be a trouble for a breakfast staff in the morning.Very good value for money with an excellent location-we will be back!

  • Stayed February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Rasha8
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Mgtresponse, Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, responded to this review, 11 February 2014
Dear Rasha,

Thank you so much for your five star review, I am delighted with your feedback and I will of course be sure to share this with the rest of the team.
We hope to see you again soon!

Kind regards,
Gemma Vincent
Sales Manager
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2014 via mobile

Stayed here overnight on business. A typical holiday inn. High standards of cleanliness and good quality breakfast. Good location for edinburgh waverely station and plenty of bars nearby. Again though as with all holiday inns. Provide somewhere dry for your smoking guest!

Stayed February 2014, travelled on business
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Mgtresponse, Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, responded to this review, 11 February 2014
Dear Hammered,

Thank you for your review, I am pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay.
Our hotel is a non smoking property however guests are welcome to smoke outside of the hotel, there is a sheltered space at the rear of the hotel.

Kind regards,
Gemma Vincent
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2014

Perfectly comfortable rooms, reasonable prices and hotel well located. Unfortunately parking not available for us on site, and had to park at an external car park - geographically not far away but in rush hour it takes a while to get to and a while to walk back from - hardly synonymous with the "Express" concept. Other than that, no problems at all.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Andrew T
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Mgtresponse, Sales Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, responded to this review, 7 February 2014
Thank you for your review, we are glad that overall you enjoyed your stay with us and hopefully will return in the future.

Kind Regards
Gemma Vincent
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Troon, Scotland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2014 via mobile

Stayed overnight following a visit to the theatre. Usual high standard and does what is says on the tin.
Breakfast was a bit of a scrum on the Sunday morning, but this just shows how popular it is.
A functional hotel, with no thrills. Will use it again when visiting Edinburgh.

Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank 98JHM
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Mgtresponse, Sales Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, responded to this review, 6 February 2014
Thank you for your review, I am glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you enjoyed the show at the Playhouse.

Kind Regards

Gemma Vincent
Sales Manager
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East Kilbride, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2014 via mobile

Got a great deal at this hotel, could not fault anything, would definitely come back here, this hotel is very modern and the room was very quiet and comfortable, the management and staff are doing an excellent job, my thanks to them for a very pleasant stay

Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Mgtresponse, Sales Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre, responded to this review, 6 February 2014
Thank you for your 5 star review, we hope you will visit us again soon.

Kind Regards

Gemma Vincent
Sales Manager
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Property: Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre
Address: Picardy Place | Opposite Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1/4 mile East End Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 3JT, Scotland
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Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#57 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre 3*
Number of rooms: 161
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Free Internet Access and Free Hot Breakfast. Simply ask for an internet voucher at check in. The hotel offers continental breakfast buffet plus two daily hot options. Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre is a 5 minute walk to Princes Street & a 10 minute walk to the Royal Mile. Located near the St James Shopping Centre & Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre. The hotels offers free luggage storage and has designated smoking bedrooms. All bedrooms & public areas have high-speed wired & wireless internet access provided by Swisscom. All rates include complimentary EXPRESS START breakfast for all persons. The hotel is within walking distance of Waverley Railway Station and St Andrews Square Bus Station. The Airlink 100 Bus goes from Waverely Bridge to Edinburgh Airport in 25-minutes. Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre is located near Broughton Street, George Street & Queen Street. The hotel is across from the Omni Centre with a choice of restaurants & a Vue Cinema. This Edinburgh City Centre hotel is a perfect choice if you are looking for a base near Edinburgh Castle, The Real Mary Kings Close , Edinburgh Dungeons and Holyrood or for events at Murryfield Stadium, Corn Exchange, Hearts Football Club, Hibernian Football Club or Meadowbank Stadium. ... more   less 
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