A modern hotel in Edinburgh's Old Town with free WiFi and breakfast included The Holiday Inn Express® Edinburgh - Royal Mile hotel places you in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. A 15-minute walk takes you to Edinburgh Castle as well as shopping on Princes Street where you can catch a tram to the New Town and Edinburgh Airport. Edinburgh Waverley train station a 10-minute walk away is served by direct trains to Glasgow and London. Edinburgh Bus Station is 14 minutes away by foot. You can learn about Scotland's industry and natural history at the National Museum of Scotland an eight-minute walk from the hotel. Take a tour of the 16th-century Holyrood Palace to view the antique-furnished rooms of the official Scottish residence of the Queen. It's just a 15-minute stroll to the city's main shopping areas of Princes Street and George Street. You can host events for up to 30 people in the hotel's flexible air-conditioned meeting room. State-of-the-art AV equipment and free WiFi helps your presentation go well. Discounted parking is available at the nearby NCP car park. Begin your day with the inclusive Express Start Breakfast featuring hot sausages scrambled eggs baked beans and continental items. In the lobby lounge bar you can order hot snacks or unwind with friends over a chilled glass of wine or a cold pint.