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- All rooms offer 24-hour room service, cable TV and coffee/tea makers
- Free WiFi and wired Internet in some public areas
- Enjoy local cuisine while dining at Bistro Deluxe
- Full breakfast served daily for a fee
- Valet parking available for a fee
- Take a swim in the indoor pool
- Treat yourself to hot stone massages, manicures and pedicures or body treatments at the spa
- Services include dry cleaning/laundry, tour or ticket assistance and a porter
- On-site recreation includes a health club
- Guests have good things to say about the accommodation for the cleanliness and overall comfort
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Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa ratings based on 38 verified reviews
Guest reviews for Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa
13 May 2019 by DB
Thanks for your review and positive comments, much appreciated
21 Apr 2019 by DB
Thanks for your 5 star review and positive comments, Delighted that you had a great stay with us. Thanks again
6 Mar 2019 by DB
Thanks for your review and and sharing your positive comments, much appreciated.
13 Dec 2018 by DB
Thanks for your review
2 Nov 2018 by sw
Thank you very much for letting us know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We will discuss your rating with the team later today
16 Aug 2018 by Andrew
Thank you so much for your recent feedback and I can only apologise for the shortfalls in service when you first arrived but I am please we got this rectified and you enjoyed the rest of your stay. Hope to see you again soon Kind regards Andrew Boe Hotel Manager
Luxury hotel with perfect location
25 Mar 2018 by Andrew
Dear Melody, 5/5 Thank you so much for your recent review. I am delighted you found everything to your liking and we very much look forward to welcoming you back Kind regards Andrew Boe Hotel Manager
22 Feb 2018 by Andrew
Thank you so much for your recent feedback and I am Please you found the Hotel overall to your liking. I am sorry to hear about your experience in the restaurant and I will be sure to investigate this further. I am sorry you found breakfast disappointing also, this is an area we have been working on recently. I hope we get the chance to welcome you back again in the near future and we can turn your opinion around. Kind regards Andrew Boe Hotel Manager
Nice hotel, close to all the major attractions
Beautiful hotel near to the shops.
About the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and SpaLocation 81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 8AU
Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. Event space at this hotel measures 0 square feet (0 square metres) and includes conference rooms. Tour or ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and a fireplace in the lobby are also featured at the eco-friendly Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star Edinburgh hotel is smoke free.
- 1 building
- 156 guestrooms or units
- 0 sq ft of conference space
- 0 sq. m of conference space
- Built in 1998
- Dining venue
- Bar or lounge
- Conference space
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Dry cleaning
- Self-service laundry
- Front desk (24 hours)
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Staff members are multilingual
- Storage area for luggage
- Tour and ticket information
- Wedding services available
- Fireplace in lobby
- No smoking on site
Family Friendly Amenities
- Indoor pool
- Free WiFi
- Laundry facilities
Available in all rooms: Free wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Airport: Edinburgh (EDI) (13.6 km / 8.4 mi)
- Train station: Edinburgh Waverley Station (0.9 km / 0.6 mi)
- Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge
Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa offers 156 forms of accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. Cable televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary slippers, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Edinburgh hotel provides complimentary wired Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested.
- In-room dining (24 hours)
- Cable channels
- Coffee maker
- Shower and tub combination
- Rollaway beds (surcharge)
- Housekeeping (daily)
- Newspapers (free)
- Massage in room (surcharge)
- Toiletries (free)
- Iron and ironing board
- Blackout drapes
- Ensuite bathroom
Food & Drink
For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 7 AM to 10 AM and at the weekend from 7 AM to 11 AM.
Bistro Deluxe – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations are required.
24-hour room service is available.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a health club.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
The on-site spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials and body wraps. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.
- Hot stone massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Sauna in spa
- Steam room in spa
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body treatments
- Body scrubs
- Facial treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
- Check-in time starts at 3 PM
- Check-out by noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 15.0 per night.
- No pets allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are 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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 7 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
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 are 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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.
The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Fee for full breakfast: GBP 18.00 per person (approximately)
- Valet parking fee: GBP 25.00 per night
- Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15.0 per night
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Awards & Affiliations
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.
This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.