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Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

AA Rating: 4 Stars

81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AU
Tel: 0344 879 9028 International: +44 131 550 4500

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  • Dramatic city centre location
  • Majestic views of the Crags and Arthur's Seat
  • Self contained conference floor
  • Hen night packages
  • 157 en-suite bedrooms
  • Spa and Vital Health Centre
  • Award-winning restaurant
  • Private and Secure Club Floor
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Parking at the hotel is limited - guests are strongly recommended to book parking in advance of their stay
  • 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 special day.

    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 city.

    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.

  • Check-in 3pm / Check-out 12pm
    Fully accessible to wheelchair users
    Guide dogs are welcome
    Room service available 24 hours a day
    Car parking at the hotel is limited - guests are highly recommended to book their parking in advance of their stay. This can be booked by emailing our Concierge Team on concierge.holyrood@macdonald-hotels.co.uk.

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Getting there

81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AU
Tel: 0344 879 9028
International: +44 131 550 4500

Road Situated on Holyrood Road

Rail 0.5 miles from Edinburgh Waverley Station

Air 8 miles from Edinburgh Airport

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Things to do

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.

Visit Edinburgh and discover for yourself all the amazing things to see and do in the Scottish capital.

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