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4.5 out of 5

"Excellent service, very clean, excellent staff, would highly recommend " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 05 Jul 2020

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Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£68* Per night/room 15 Aug - 16 Aug

Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Wheelchair)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, Non Smoking (Bed type assigned at Check-In)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Room, 1 Single Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

The free breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Royal Yacht Britannia. Free WiFi in public areas, a bar and a coffee shop/café are available. Built in 1999, this 3-star hotel has 145 rooms over 5 floors. Free WiFi and LED TVs are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with LED TVs, coffee makers and pillow menu
  • Free self-service breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Grab something to eat at the coffee shop/café or stop for a drink at the bar/lounge
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, tour or ticket assistance and luggage storage
  • Guests speak favourably about the proximity to public transport and the breakfast
  • Just a 4-minute walk from Royal Yacht Britannia and 5 minutes by car from Princes Street
  • Pets welcome for a fee (restrictions apply)

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront ratings based on 25 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 27 Feb 2021

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5 out of 5
Excellent service, very clean, excellent staff, would highly recommend

Posted by , from Wilmslow on 5 Jul 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Jul 2020 by Fiona S.

Dear Amanda, Thank you for this great review of your stay. I am delighted that you were impressed with the cleanliness of the hotel - never has this been more of a priority than at the current time. Thank you for recommending us and we would love to welcome you back again soon. Regards, Fiona S. Manager

4 out of 5
It was close to several good restaurants. However, the breakfast was the same each day.

Posted by on 14 May 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 14 Feb 2019

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5 out of 5

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5 out of 5
Room was spacious and very clean, breakfast was included in price, plenty of choice, but be aware you might not get a table at peak times. Parking is available and the Ocean Terminal, with shops, restaurants, coffee shops and the Vue cinema is just across the road.

Posted by , from South W Scotland on 14 Jan 2019

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5 out of 5
Nice modern clean hotel, room fully equipped with tea/coffee /iron /hairdryer, no22 bus to Edinburgh stops outside (takes about 25 mins to wavely) free parking and nice breakfast and great price.

Posted by on 18 Dec 2018

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Dec 2018

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5 out of 5

Welcoming staff and good location

Pros: Great location Geat staff
Location: Excellent location with great transport links for getting into the city with Ocean Terminal and Brittania just across the road
The hotel staff were great upon arrival going above and beyond what is expected. The room was tidy and clean and I only knocked it back due to a small tear on the duvet cover

Posted by , from Rugby on 4 Sep 2018

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5 out of 5

Comfortable Hotel

Pros: Comfort, cleanliness, friendliness.
Cons: There could me slightly more choice for breakfast and the bread was a little bit dry.
Location: Convenient for shops/eateries and the Royal Yacht. Easy to get into Edinburgh city centre.
The hotel was comfortable and clean and the staff were friendly and obliging. It is in a position in Leith that makes it convenient for the Royal Yacht Britannia and the shops/eateries.

Posted by , from Staffordshire, England on 22 May 2017

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About the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront

Location Britannia Way, Edinburgh, Scotland EH6 6JJ

Property Features

There's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. Tour or ticket assistance, vending machine, and coffee/tea in common area are also featured at the eco-friendly Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3-star Edinburgh hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 145 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • Built in 1999
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Edinburgh Airport (EDI) (16 km / 9.9 mi)
  • Train station: Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) (3.6 km / 2.2 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

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.

  • LED television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Pillow options
  • Shower
  • Cots (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free self-service breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM and at the weekend from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 20 per pet, per stay
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmationService animals are exempt from fees.

Policies

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

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Contactless check-in and contactless checkout are available. Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self-parking fee: GBP 5 per night
  • Pet fee: GBP 20 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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  • Edinburgh Waterfront
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  • Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Leith Waterfront Hotel
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  • Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Leith Waterfront an IHG Hotel
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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & 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.

National Rating

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

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