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Located in Murrayfield, Holiday Inn Edinburgh is adjacent to Edinburgh Zoo with other popular attractions like Murrayfield Stadium within a couple of miles (3 km). This 303-room, 4-star hotel has conveniences like an indoor pool, free self parking, and a health club. Adjacent to the airport, it's also near Edinburgh International Conference Centre and Edinburgh Castle.


Enjoy dining at Traders Restaurant, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or explore the hotel and get a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. Start each morning off right with full breakfast served for a fee.


All 303 air-conditioned rooms provide sofa beds, coffee makers, and phones. Guests can expect WiFi, wired Internet, and 32-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds sport pillow menus. Rooms also include desks.

Property features

At Holiday Inn Edinburgh, guests enjoy an indoor pool, a health club, and a spa tub. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include a sauna, WiFi in public areas, and 14 meeting rooms.


  • Steps from Edinburgh Zoo
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Indoor pool

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Holiday Inn Edinburgh provides a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with high-speed wired and wireless Internet access (surcharge).

This 4-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. This family-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Holiday Inn Edinburgh is a smoke-free property.

  • Sauna 
  • Business center 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 303 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Health club 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 14 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 523 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( GBP 13 per day ), Wired internet access ( GBP 13 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( GBP 16 ), Wired high-speed internet ( GBP 16 )


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Edinburgh offers 303 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Accommodations are furnished with single sofa beds. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.

In-room wired and wireless high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pay movies 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Traders Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Sampans Restaurant - This theme restaurant serves dinner only. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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 guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 13.95 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: GBP 13 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): GBP 13 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: GBP 16 (rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: GBP 16 (rates may vary)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Edinburgh Holiday Inn
  • Holiday Inn Edinburgh
  • Holiday Inn Hotel Edinburgh
  • Express Edinburgh Royal Mile
  • Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh
  • Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile Scotland
  • Holiday Inn Edinburgh Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Edinburgh Scotland
  • Holiday Inn Edinburgh Hotel Edinburgh

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. 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.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Kids Stay Free Promotion

Book a stay in any room or rate category for travel anytime and receive the following:

  • Accommodations as selected
  • Up to two children under 18 years old stay free when sharing a room with 2 adults (based on availability)
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and dinner for children under 13 when an adult orders from the table d'hôte/à la carte menu
Free stay applies to children under 18 years old staying in the same room as adults. Adult must order from the table d'hôte/à la carte menu for children to receive the complimentary meal. Children can only order from children’s menu. Meals are served in the hotel's dining area and may not include taxes or gratuities. Valid anytime, subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.

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