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4-star Edinburgh hotel in Old Town

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Indoor pool
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Location

Located in Old Town, this spa hotel is steps from Our Dynamic Earth and Royal Mile. Princes Street and Palace of Holyroodhouse are also within 10 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is 11 minutes by foot.

Hotel Features

Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and an indoor pool. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a health club, a bar/lounge, and valet parking.

Room Amenities

All 156 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus 24-hour room service and TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, free newspapers, and in-room massages.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa

81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 8AU

Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

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 18.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 25.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

You need to know

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 guestroom reservation.

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 guestroom reservation.

Debit cards

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 15.0 per night.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Hotel Names

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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.

National Rating

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

Hotel Amenities

Property Features

In addition to a full-service spa, Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa features an indoor pool and a health club. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measuring 0 square feet (0 square meters) include conference space. This eco-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services. Onsite parking is available (surcharge), along with a car charging station.

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Electric car charging station
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Restaurant
  • Year Built - 1998
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Health club
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Free wired Internet
  • Smoke-free property
  • Conference space size (meters) - 0
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 0
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 156
  • One meeting room
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Fireplace in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Room Amenities

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa offers 156 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Cable television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Free newspaper
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Phone
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room massage available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Slippers
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Television
  • Cable TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Food & Drink

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge on weekdays between 7 AM and 10 AM and on weekends between 7 AM and 11 AM.

Bistro Deluxe - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

The onsite 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
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage

Nearby Activities

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

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