Macdonald Holyrood Hotel 
4 4 Star:

Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH8 8AU, Scotland.

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  • 10 minute walk to Edinburgh Waverley Station
  • Bar & restaurant in hotel
  • Luxurious spa & leisure facilities
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Onsite parking (chargeable)


At the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town close to the incredible Holyrood Park, the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel boasts a superb city centre location. A short walk from the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace the stylish Macdonald Holyrood Hotel offers an ideal base to explore Scotland’s capital.

Creating a tranquil haven each of the 156 rooms are designed to the highest standards. All rooms at the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel are tastefully decorated and include triple-glazed windows, plush bedding and luxurious en-suite bathrooms. After a day soaking up the culture of Edinburgh indulge in the deluxe amenities on hand. Ease away your cares in the Vital Health & Wellbeing Club equipped with an indoor heated swimming pool, extensive gym and revitalising spa.

Using only the finest ingredients, sourced locally where possible, the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel’s onsite eatery Acanthus is one of the best new restaurants in Edinburgh. Whether you’re looking for a handmade cocktails, delicious afternoon tea or a sumptuous meal, it’s the ideal spot in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town.

Surrounded by diverse history and culture there is plenty to do within walking distance of the hotel. Enjoy the shops of Princes Street, take in Parliament or venture up to Arthur's Seat. The Macdonald Holyrood Hotel also offers valet car parking available at a charge. The Hotel also offers complimentary Wi-Fi internet access in all rooms and public areas.


Hotel Facilities & Services

  • Total Floors Number: 0
  • Total Rooms Number: 0
  • Lift to all Floors
  • Air Conditioned Public Areas

Bedroom Facilities

  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Room Service 24hr: Yes
  • Non Smoking Rooms
  • Ground Floor Rooms
  • Direct Dial Telephone


  • Parking at Hotel Cost: £20.00 Per 24 Hours

Leisure Activities

  • Indoor Pool Free: Yes
  • Treatment Rooms
  • Sauna Free: Yes
  • Solarium Free: Yes
  • Steam Room Free: Yes
  • Gym Free: Yes

Travel Facilities

  • Nearest Rail
    • Distance: 1 mile
  • Nearest Airport
    • Name: EDINBURGH
    • Distance: 10 miles

Family Facilities

  • Cots/Cribs Free: Yes

Bar and Restaurant

  • Bar in Hotel
  • Restaurant in hotel
  • Children's Menu available


  • Guide dogs only


Travel Facilities

  • Nearest Rail Name: Edinburgh Waverley Distance: 1 mile
  • Nearest Airport Name: Edinburgh Distance: 10 miles

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SuperBreak Customer Rating

  • Overall: SuperBreak Overall Rating: 4.5 out of 5 based on 61 reviews
  • Sleep: SuperBreak Sleep Rating: 4.4 out of 5
  • Breakfast: SuperBreak Breakfast Rating: 4.6 out of 5
  • Staff: SuperBreak Staff Rating: 4.6 out of 5
  • Location: SuperBreak Location Rating: 4.7 out of 5

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