Winner of the CIE Tours International Gold Award of Excellence
for Best Overall Hotel Accommodation
Macdonald Holyrood Hotel in Edinburgh is situated in the city's
historic and beautiful old town, just a couple of minutes' walk
from the world famous Royal Mile and the Scottish Parliament
building. The hotel's convenient location in the city centre also
means that you're within 15 minutes' walking distance of
Waverley Railway station and the bustle of the city's main
thoroughfare, Princes Street. Macdonald Holyrood Hotel is the ideal
base for exploring this fascinating and unique city.
The hotel features 157 elegant refurbished en-suite bedrooms -
the perfect place to relax after the excitement and fun of
Edinburgh. Pamper yourself at our luxurious spa, enjoy a meal in stylish
surroundings at our restaurant, Paul Tamburrini, or sample a
cocktail or two in our trendy bar.
For business visitors the hotel has a self-contained conference floor and for
functions we have suites offering you the perfect backdrop for your
If you're looking at Edinburgh for a leisure stay, business
trip, conference or wedding, look no further than Macdonald
Holyrood for style and luxury in the heart of this very historic
All you need to do is look around you to find things to do in
Edinburgh. From a hike up to the magnificent Arthur's Seat to the
cobbled wynds of the Old Town, there are lots of wonderful things
to do in Edinburgh, where discovery awaits at every turn.
With so much to do in Edinburgh, the hardest part will be
deciding where to go first. Have it all on your holiday - from
Princes Street shopping and Michelin-starred meals to underground
dungeons Edinburgh offers visitors a little bit of everything.
What to see and do in Scotland's capital city
History buffs are spoiled for choice when it comes to
finding things to do in Edinburgh. Start your adventure on the
historic Royal Mile, connecting the imposing Edinburgh
Castle and majestic Palace of Holyrood House, an
official Royal residence. Inside each, you can learn more about the
history of Scotland, the monarchy, and the role Edinburgh played in
shaping modern Scotland.
Visitors can also use their holidays in Scotland to soak up some
of the art and literature that makes Edinburgh famous around the
world. Things to do include a visit to the National Portrait
Gallery or the National Museum of Scotland, both newly refurbished
and offering wonder for visitors of all ages.
When night falls, visit haunted Edinburgh for spooky tales of
intrigue and murder in the mysterious underground city on the
city's many ghost tours.
The hotel offers guests an ideal base for exploring Edinburgh
and the surrounding areas, and comes complete with all the service
and amenities you need to relax and make the most of your time in
this historic city. Bringing your car? Parking is available -
click here for information.
Visit Edinburgh and discover for yourself all the
amazing things to see and do in the Scottish capital.