We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
26/11/2017 27/11/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}
    Neighbourhoods
    Neighbourhoods

    Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Waterfront

    Britannia Way, Ocean Drive | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, Scotland
    011 65 800 852 6027
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    26/11/2017 27/11/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
     4 people are viewing this hotel
    US$89
    US$80
    SAVE US$9
    US$89
    US$80
    SAVE US$9
    US$89
    US$80
    SAVE US$9
    Traveller (198)
    Room & Suite (90)
    Dining (23)
    Malmaison Hotel
    1,967 reviews
    #94 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    0.7 km
     
    A-Haven Townhouse Hotel
    304 reviews
    #104 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    0.8 km
     
    Premier Inn Edinburgh Leith Waterfront Hotel
    1,832 reviews
    #42 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    1.1 km
     
    The Balmoral Hotel
    3,917 reviews
    #14 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    2.9 km
     
    Victoria Park Hotel
    215 reviews
    #125 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    1.0 km
     
    The Principal Edinburgh George Street
    1,269 reviews
    #25 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    3.0 km
     
    The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection
    354 reviews
    #30 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    2.6 km
     
    No. 11 Brunswick Street
    1,063 reviews
    #29 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    2.2 km
     
    Cairn Hotel Edinburgh
    1,243 reviews
    #82 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    2.3 km
     
    Premier Inn Edinburgh City Centre (York Place)
    929 reviews
    #7 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    2.5 km
     
    The Royal Scots Club
    915 reviews
    #16 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    2.8 km
     
    Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
    4,631 reviews
    #33 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    2.8 km
     
    Overview
    • Excellent34%
    • Very good49%
    • Average14%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Waterfront
    Special Offer: Save on Hotel Packages!
    Hotel deals
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    26 Nov27 Nov
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$80.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Edinburgh hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "4f2f6623c0984139943f655bf2faca53", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":189334,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32457920],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":26,"month":11,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":27,"month":11,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":80,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"4f2f6623c0984139943f655bf2faca53","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":89,"lowestMetaPrice":80,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":89,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":89,"lowestMetaPrice":80,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":89,"hotelName":"Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Waterfront","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjRmMmY2NjIzYzA5ODQxMzk5NDNmNjU1YmYyZmFjYTUzIiwiQUlLIjoiZjRlNGJiYmMwZjUzNDM2YmIzNjdkYTU1NDViOTM5OTcifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "26/11/2017", "checkOut": "27/11/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$80", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"53909972":"TravelocityEWS","32617314":"Expedia","65685326":"Hotwire","109215412":"HotelsCom2IB","78339564":"PricelineIB","78872219":"OrbitzEWS","32457920":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (1,465)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    1 - 5 of 1,276 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We stayed one night at the HIE for a birthday party at a bar on the waterfront. The location was perfect for us - though I do think it would be a good place to stay for a longer visit to Edinburgh. Ocean Terminal is...More

    Thank ukdawg
    Response from GMexpressedinburgh, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - WaterfrontResponded 3 days ago

    Dear ukdawg, Thank you for this great review of your stay. I hope that you had a lovely time at the Birthday party. I am delighted to hear that you found our location ideal for your needs and I hope that we will have the...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    For this being a chain hotel and it pretty much mirrors what a holiday inn express is like everywhere this one particularly stands out. We now travel these days with a toddler so as all parents know that can be challenging but the staff here...More

    Thank tayock
    Response from GMexpressedinburgh, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - WaterfrontResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear tayock, Thank you for this lovely review of your stay. I am absolutely delighted to read your kind comments about our hotel and team especially Arek who was particularly pleased to read your kind comments about the breakfast service. Thank you for choosing to...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Stayed here for one night as visiting local restaurant and attractions. Hotel is very clean and in good condition. Staff were friendly. Room is well appointed with comfortable bed and plenty of room, parking is free and I managed to park right at entrance. Would...More

    Thank Strathisla51
    Response from GMexpressedinburgh, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - WaterfrontResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Strathisla51, Thank you for this fantastic review of your stay. It is great to hear that you like our new style guest rooms and that you found our team to be friendly. Thank you for recommending us. I hope that we will have the...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    My wife and I stayed there for one night as we wanted to visit the Royal Yacht Britannia and have a night out in Leith. We arrived really early, 11 am but they managed to give us a room. We had a king size double...More

    1  Thank Andrew G
    Response from GMexpressedinburgh, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - WaterfrontResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Andrew G, Thank you for this great review of your stay with us. I am pleased to hear tat your room had everything your needed and that you liked our recently improved breakfast buffet. Thank you for recommending us and I hope that you...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We’re just had a 2 night stay here and would definitely recommend the hotel for an out of town base. We had an initial problem on check-in as I’d used Superbreak to book our package selecting a double room & sofa-bed as we have a...More

    Thank 1stWardFamily
    Response from GMexpressedinburgh, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - WaterfrontResponded 5 days ago

    Dear 1stWardFamily, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear that our team were able to help quickly with any issues that you encountered during your stay. I am sorry that you encountered problems with...More

    Malmaison Hotel
    1,967 reviews
    #94 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    0.7 km
     
    A-Haven Townhouse Hotel
    304 reviews
    #104 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    0.8 km
     
    Premier Inn Edinburgh Leith Waterfront Hotel
    1,832 reviews
    #42 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    1.1 km
     
    The Balmoral Hotel
    3,917 reviews
    #14 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    2.9 km
     
    Victoria Park Hotel
    215 reviews
    #125 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    1.0 km
     
    The Principal Edinburgh George Street
    1,269 reviews
    #25 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    3.0 km
     
    The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection
    354 reviews
    #30 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    2.6 km
     
    No. 11 Brunswick Street
    1,063 reviews
    #29 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    2.2 km
     
    Cairn Hotel Edinburgh
    1,243 reviews
    #82 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    2.3 km
     
    Premier Inn Edinburgh City Centre (York Place)
    929 reviews
    #7 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    2.5 km
     
    The Royal Scots Club
    915 reviews
    #16 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    2.8 km
     
    Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
    4,631 reviews
    #33 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    2.8 km
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$68 - US$238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #49 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #49 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #56 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 145
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, IHG, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Travelocity, Cancelon, Orbitz, Hotwire, HotelQuickly, Evoline ltd, TripOnline SA and Cheap Tickets so you can book your Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Waterfront reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Edinburgh
    • Also Known As
    • Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Waterfront Hotel Edinburgh ,
    • Holiday Inn Express Leith ,
    • Leith Holiday Inn Express ,
    • Holiday Inn Edinburgh ,
    • Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Waterfront Scotland
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (198)
    Room & Suite (90)
    Dining (23)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (181)
    Bathroom (18)
    Nearby
    A-Haven Townhouse Hotel
    304 reviews
    .78 km away
     
    Premier Inn Edinburgh Leith Waterfront Hotel
    1,832 reviews
    1.07 km away
     
    The Balmoral Hotel
    3,917 reviews
    2.94 km away
     
    Malmaison Hotel
    1,967 reviews
    .69 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    handmade burger Co.
    553 reviews
    .18 km away
    Mr Nicks
    185 reviews
    .25 km away
    Wagamama
    203 reviews
    .20 km away
    Zizzi - Edinburgh Leith
    281 reviews
    .25 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Royal Yacht Britannia
    16,741 reviews
    .40 km away
    Leith
    215 reviews
    .07 km away
    Ocean Terminal
    464 reviews
    .24 km away
    Leith Market
    13 reviews
    .56 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Benjamin B
    4 November 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from Floresmeyer | Reviewed this property |
    Yes
    0
    Votes
    Google Translation
    Kikioj03
    25 October 2017|
    Answer
    Response from Joanne C | Reviewed this property |
    Holiday Inn don’t supply mini bar fridges
    0
    Votes
    AndyJoTomSam
    23 October 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from pennymasae | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry, we walked or took transit everywhere.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Best access into Edinburgh without paying city center prices"
    Read review
    "choose a room on the backside of the hotel. Bit noisy on the lobby side as people come and go."
    Read review
    "We were travelling as a group so not sure what advice I could offer"
    Read review
    "Top floor gives you good views across bay"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing