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Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, Edinburgh

81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH88AU, UK
Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, Edinburgh Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, Edinburgh 0131 550 4500 81 Holyrood Road Edinburgh
89 out of 100% 5 votes
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  • Free Wifi
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Lift
  • Leisure with pool
  • Spa Treatments
  • Golf in Local Area

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel offers style and luxury in the heart of historic Edinburgh. 

Claire MacnairCommercial Director
Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Lift
  • Leisure with pool
  • Spa Treatments
  • Golf in Local Area

Number of Bedrooms: 156

Parking Spaces: 0

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: 2pm

Check Out Time: 12pm

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 easy 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 4 star hotel in Edinburgh City Centre features 156 elegant en-suite bedrooms - the perfect place to relax after the excitement and fun of Edinburgh.

Acanthus Restaurant is one of the most exciting restaurants in Edinburgh. Open from 8am until late and offering tasty dishes from brunch through to evening dinner, the brasserie-style setting and menu is bursting with flavoursome food. For a great after-work, relaxed atmosphere or pre-dinner drink, unwind with your favourite tipple in the bar. Mojito or scotch on the rocks, the bar staff will prepare your drink just the way you like it.

Work out your stresses in the state of the art gym, unwind with a swim in the heated pool or melt away with some of the luxurious spa treatments on offer.

The Macdonald Holyrood Hotel in Edinburgh offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.

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Bedrooms

tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Wifi
tick Family Room for 3
tick Family Room for 4

All of the bedrooms at the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel boast marble en-suite bathrooms, large comfortable beds and cosy armchairs; providing you with a relaxing retreat from the hustling, bustling city.

Upgrade to a spacious suite and relax in the separate living area, with double aspect windows.

You can also book a room on the Macdonald Holyrood's self-contained Club Floor and enjoy access to the exclusive Library Lounge. We have a number of accessible rooms too, should you need one.

Bar & Restaurant

Acanthus Restaurant
Using only the finest ingredients, sourced locally where possible, Acanthus is one of the most exciting new restaurants in Edinburgh. Whether you are looking for a specialty cocktail, a delicious afternoon tea or a sumptuous meal the Rosette awarded restaurant is the ideal spot in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. 

Business meeting over lunch, early-morning brunch with the team or a delicious meal following a day exploring Edinburgh, the £1/2 million award-winning restaurant opposite the Scottish Parliament and overlooking Arthur's Seat is the perfect environment. The exciting new dining concept combines simple classic Scottish dishes in a relaxed, flexible and friendly environment.

OPENING TIMES
Breakfast
• 7am-10am (Mon-Fri)
• 7.30am-10.30am (Weekends)
A la Carte
• 12.00pm - 9.30pm (Daily

Bar
OPENING TIMES
Daily
• 12pm - 11.30pm
• Food served until 10.30pm

Afternoon Tea in Edinburgh
Treat yourself to the Gin Afternoon tea which is served with a refreshing teapot full of Hendricks gin and tonic, making it perhaps the most inviting afternoon tea in Edinburgh.

 

Leisure

tick Fitness Suite
tick Sauna
tick Steam Room
tick Relaxation Area
tick Beauty Treatments
tick Indoor Heated Swimming Pool

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel's Spa and Health Club provides the perfect retreat from Scotland's bustling capital city. 

The hotel is included with a pool, technogym and spa that are all yours with the Health Club membership packages. Includes personal trainers, full health screening and advice.

In the soothing world of the tranquil spa, relax with a choice of luxury treatments and therapies. Fully-trained consultants will pamper you with feel-good massages, facials and manicures.

Open Mon-Fri: 6:30am - 10pm / Sat - Sun 8am - 8pm

Location & Directions

Directions to Holyrood Hotel in Edinburgh

Road
Situated on Holyrood Road

Car Parking
With limited onsite valet parking available at the hotel, guests are highly recommended to pre-book their parking in advance of their stay.  A parking space can be reserved at a charge of £25 per night by telephoning the hotel directly. Non pre-booked parking is allocated on a first come first serve basis where a charge of £20 per night is applicable. *Height restrictions apply.

Rail
0.5 miles from Edinburgh Waverley Station

Air
8 miles from Edinburgh Airport

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

*Please note that the leisure and spa facilities are currently closed due to government guidance on covid 19. We will update guests if there are any changes to this*

12/10/20

Our spa is open, however we cannot offer facials at this time. All other therapy and beauty treatments are available, as is the pool, gym and relaxation room.

Car Parking
With limited onsite valet parking available at the hotel, guests are highly recommended to pre-book their parking in advance of their stay. A parking space can be reserved at a charge of £25 per night by telephoning the hotel directly. Non pre-booked parking is allocated on a first come first serve basis where a charge of £20 per night is applicable. *Height restrictions apply.

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Horse Riding
tick Skiing
tick Whisky Tasting
tick Horse Racing
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Climbing

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 come complete with all the service and amenities you need to relax and make the most of your time in this historic city. 

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