Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa

81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AU

+44 344 879 9028

per night


based on 3,240 reviews

About Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh

Value for money

With a stay at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa, you'll be centrally located in Edinburgh, steps from Royal Mile and 7 minutes by foot from Princes Street. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Edinburgh? This hotel has 0 square feet (0 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and a meeting room.

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Deluxe Rooms - Mountain view


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Standard Rooms - Water view


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Classic Rooms - Park view


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Double Rooms - City view


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King Rooms - Garden view


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Other Rooms - Harbor view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Indoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Valet parking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Air purifiers
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Minibar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Steam room
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Sauna

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Shower chair
  • Toilet with grab rails


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Family rooms
  • Storage available
  • Slippers
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking
  • EV charging station
  • Valet parking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Things to do

  • Golf
  • Beauty salon
  • Hiking


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Kids meals


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa

Attractions in Edinburgh, Scotland curated by momondo

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa location: 81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AU


The Royal Mile0.4 mi
Edinburgh Waverley Station0.6 mi
Princes Street Gardens0.8 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Acanthus at Macdonald Holyrood hotel0.0 mi
The Kilderkin0.1 mi
Clarinda's Tea Room0.1 mi
Tolbooth Tavern0.1 mi

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa Reviews

GreatBased on 3240 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff very welcoming and helpful. (in 363 reviews)
  • "Nicely decorated, spacious room." (in 278 reviews)
  • Very comfortable room Helpful staff. (in 263 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room did notbhavewal in shower. (in 113 reviews)
  • Too hot - air con didn't work. (in 28 reviews)
  • Car parking prices and availability. (in 15 reviews)

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Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $114/night difference in the average price of 4 star hotels in Edinburgh ($265/night) and the average nightly rate at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa ($151/night).

  • If you're looking to go directly from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa, expect a 22min drive as they are around 7.6 mi apart.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Edinburgh Turnhouse to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $19/day for a base model rental. A very popular option for travelers staying at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Edinburgh Turnhouse directly to the hotel.

  • Yes, Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Edinburgh for those looking for something different. Guests staying at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • Yes, Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa has a pool that customers can use. Typically, hotel pools have restrictions based on the time of day so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • The city center nearest to Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa is Edinburgh, which is 0.8 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find National Library Of Scotland, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • For assistance from an employee at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa please call +44 344 879 9028.

  • Yes, Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa does have a gym on-site that is available to hotel guests. Some hotel gyms may not have 24-hour access, so it is best to ask a front desk clerk for fitness center hours.

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