3 star

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront

Britannia Way, Ocean Drive, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ

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Room and hotel facilities:

Each of the hotels 169 comfortable, en-suite guest rooms feature 32 inch LCD TVs, air-conditioning, direct dial telephone, Wi-Fi, work desk and hairdryer. The Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Waterfront has an onsite bar serving a selection of alcoholic and soft drinks throughout the day, there is also a widescreen TV for guests to watch whilst relaxing with their chosen beverage. The Great Room serves breakfast daily and whilst lunch and evening meals are not available at the hotel there are plenty of restaurants in the Ocean Terminal or city centre.

Hotel and location:

As its name suggests the 3 star Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Waterfront is located on the water`s edge in the Leith area of Edinburgh. The hotel is located next to the Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre which features a vast array of shops and restaurants as well a 12 screen cinema and a gym with spa. You will also find the Royal Yacht Britannia within a couple of minutes` walk where you can follow in the footsteps of Royalty and explore The Queens sailing vessel of choice. The sights and sounds of Edinburgh`s lively city centre are just a 10 minute drive away allowing swift access to many of the city`s most popular attractions.

Getting there:

BY CAR: From Edinburgh City Centre. Head west on Waterloo Place/A1 toward Leith Street/A900 and take the 1st right onto Leith Street/A900, continue to follow the A900 and go through 2 roundabouts. Turn left onto Great Junction Street /A901 and continue to follow the A901. Turn right onto Ocean Drive. At the roundabout, take the 4th exit and stay on Ocean Drive. You will find the hotel on the left.
BY BUS: From Waverley Station. Proceed North on foot to Princes Street Bus Stop (1 minutes walk). Take bus number 22 towards North Leith. Depart the bus at the stop for North Leith. Head North on foot on Ocean Drive and follow the first exit at the roundabout and follow the road, here you will find the hotel.


Check-in: 4pm Check-out: 11am

Car Parking:

Onsite parking charged at 5 per night. Free parking is available opposite the hotel at the Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre in the Red Car Park (accessible until 11pm) and the Blue Car park (open 24 hours)

Other hotel categories to consider:

Leith hotels, 3 star Edinburgh hotels

Expert advice

1800 937 937
Mon-Fri: 9am-8pm
Sat: 9am-5.30pm
Sun: 10am-6.30pm

Customer reviews


Overall rating 93%


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"Great location. Easy to get ..."


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"All went very well, all staff`s are very helpful."


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"So good I`m planning a return visit."


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"clean, eficient, helpful & friendly"


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"Lovely Setting"