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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront

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In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
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Overview of Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront

3 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRoyal Yacht Britannia4 min walk
  • Popular LocationEaster Road Stadium5 min drive
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Playhouse Theatre6 min drive
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)19 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's Leith neighbourhood, Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront is in the business district. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Calton Hill and Arthur's Seat, while Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Festival Theatre are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Murrayfield Stadium or Musselburgh Racecourse. Guests love the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Royal Yacht Britannia - 4 min walk
  • Easter Road Stadium - 5 min drive
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 6 min drive
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 7 min drive
  • Calton Hill - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 7 min drive
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 19 min drive

Restaurants

  • Ostara - 6 min walk
  • Bistro Provence - 6 min walk
  • The Kitchin - 7 min walk
  • Teuchters Landing - 8 min walk
  • Roseleaf - 8 min walk

About this property

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront

Eco-friendly Edinburgh hotel in Leith, walk to Royal Yacht Britannia
Along with a bar/lounge, this smoke-free hotel has a coffee shop/café and coffee/tea in a common area. Free self-service breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, a 24-hour front desk and free newspapers are on-site. All 145 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and LED TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include pillow menu, hairdryers and safes.
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront offers 145 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LED televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in May 2016.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free off-site parking

Food and drink

  • Free self-service breakfast available 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends
  • 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Renovated guest rooms – May 2016
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Pillow menu

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 20 per pet, per stay
Pets cannot be left unattended
Service animals are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 20 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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4.3
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 457 out of 983 reviews
5 - Excellent 46%
Rating 4 - Good. 429 out of 983 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 80 out of 983 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 11 out of 983 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 983 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Brilliant Staff
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Perfectly placed for access to the town centre which is a bus ride away. Next to the Ocean Terminal shopping centre. If you want to eat out then plenty of places nearby or at a push a bus ride.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I always like the design of the rooms making good use of the space available. The staff are pleasant and attentive. Usually the breakfast is very good and, with Covid restrictions, they made the best of things with the "Grab and Go" arrangement.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The hotel was brilliant. Room was clean and staff were very helpful. The breakfast was very good and well organised under the current restrictions. Hotel was well placed for Edinburgh with it being only a 40 minute walk.
Stayed 4 nights in May 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Have stayed here a few times previously. Great location, although lots of building work going on around the hotel. Free on site parking with no height restriction- important for my Land Rover with a roof rack. Very friendly helpful staff.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021