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A warm welcome awaits you at the Holiday Inn Edinburgh hotel, which is ideally situated midway between Edinburgh Airport and Edinburgh's city centre, giving you more time to explore all of the attractions and sights that Edinburgh has to offer. Located next door to Edinburgh Zoo, the home of the Giant Pandas, and only a short bus ride into town, the Holiday Inn Edinburgh is an ideal choice for your next trip to Edinburgh.

Hotel near Edinburgh Zoo

The Holiday Inn Edinburgh hotel is situated next door to Edinburgh Zoo, the home of the Giant Pandas – ensuring that you can't miss Scotland’s largest wildlife attraction. See first hand the only Giant Pandas in the UK, the penguin parade, monkeys, rhinos, big cats - including lions, and the world renowned Bundongo trail - a state of the art research facility, allowing meaningful insights into the world of chimpanzees. Feel free to check out live footage of the animals via Edinburgh Zoo’s Web cam.

Holiday Inn Edinburgh

Previously known as "The Posthouse Edinburgh", The Holiday Inn Edinburgh hotel is a fully refurbished 4 Star modern hotel situated to the west of Edinburgh, three miles from the city centre and only four miles from Edinburgh Airport.  Our location makes us equally appealing to both leisure and business guests. We’re near to Edinburgh Business Park and our Academy self-contained Conference Centre offers 14 purpose designed meeting rooms for up to 120 guests. The Academy is located on the 5th floor of the hotel and offers superb panoramic views of the Pentland Hills.

Our Holiday Inn hotel has 303 rooms including Executive and Family rooms. We have two excellent restaurants - Traders Restaurant and Sampans Oriental Restaurant - as well as a café and relaxing bar. Plus, Kids Stay & Eat Free*, making it all outstanding value for families.

Work off the calories in our Health and Fitness Club, ‘Spirit’. Enjoy the fully equipped gymnasium, swimming pool, sauna and spa and treat yourself to some pampering beauty treatments.

Parking is easy with 200 free spaces at our hotel.

Scottish Hotel Awards 2011

Holiday Inn Edinburgh is delighted to announce that we were formally recognised at the 2011 Scottish Hotel Awards ceremony. Our Academy won the Business Meeting and Events award and, our master chef Keith Liu received a special commendation for his amazing work in our restaurant, Sampans. Our General Manager was also in receipt of a highly coveted gold medal.

Hotel near Murrayfield Stadium

Our hotel is also very near to the home of Scottish Rugby, Murrayfield Stadium.  Recognised today as one of the most prestigious stadiums in the world, you can take the Murrayfield stadium tour or, if you’re lucky, get tickets to a rugby match or music gig.

Edinburgh Airport Hotel

The Holiday Inn Edinburgh hotel also provides perfect airport accommodation in Edinburgh.

*Terms and conditions apply


  • Check in time: 14:00
  • Check out time: 12:00
  • Currency: GBP
  • Time zone: GMT
  • Kids stay free: Yes.
  • Pet policy: Details

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Edinburgh Zoo

Go wild with the animals at Edinburgh Zoo.

Arthur's Seat

Climb to the top for the best view of the City.