Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa

81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AU, United Kingdom
+44 344 879 9028

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About Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Located under a 20-minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station, Macdonald Holyrood Hotel offers guests an ideal base while visiting Edinburgh. It features a fitness centre, as well as a Turkish steam bath, an indoor pool and a sauna.

There are a range of amenities available to those staying at Holyrood Macdonald Hotel, including beauty centre, express check-in/check-out and car hire. Staff are available 24 hours a day and can help with booking tours and tickets.

Once inside their rooms, guests can make themselves a hot drink with the tea and coffee supplies, then put their feet up in the seating area. All have a bathtub, a mini bar and a private bathroom with a hair dryer.

Macdonald Holyrood's on-site restaurant, The Steak and Grill, is a popular place to enjoy a meal. Packed lunches are provided for sightseers.

Macdonald Holyrood is within walking distance of Princes Street, Royal Mile and St Giles Cathedral, and has a range of shopping, dining and nightlife options on its doorstep. University of Edinburgh and Palace of Holyroodhouse are a short walk away.

Rooms available at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa

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Classic rooms($248 - $272)
Classic room
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$248 totalPriceline
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$265 totalKAYAK
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$268 totalOpodo
Double rooms($183 - $563)
Double room
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$189 totalAGODAHC
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$205 totalFINDHOTEL
Deluxe rooms($348 - $654)
Deluxe room
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$348 totalFINDHOTEL
1 double bed

1 double bed



$365 totalSnaptravel
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Standard rooms($178 - $459)
Standard Room
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$178 totalAGODAHC
1 king bed

1 king bed



$203 totalExpedia
1 double bed

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$212 totaltravelup

Amenities at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa

  • Indoor pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • 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 sanitiser 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 sanitised
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • 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)
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

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


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


  • Electric kettle
  • 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

Pool and spa

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

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • 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

Things to do

  • Bicycle hire
  • Golf
  • Beauty salon
  • Hiking

Media and entertainment

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


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Kids meals


  • Fitness centre

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81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AU

What's nearby

  • Scottish Parliament Building151 m
  • Holyrood Palace356 m
  • Arthur's Seat0.4 km
  • Museum of Childhood0.5 km
  • Calton Hill0.6 km
  • The Royal Mile0.6 km
  • Real Mary King's Close0.9 km
  • National Museum of Scotland0.9 km
  • St Giles' Cathedral0.9 km
  • National Library Of Scotland1 km
  • Waverley Mall1 km
  • Greyfriars Kirk1 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 12:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa

  • Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa is located at 81 Holyrood Road in Old Town, 1.2 km from the centre of Edinburgh. Scottish Parliament Building is the closest landmark to Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa.

  • Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa.

  • Yes, Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa is 12.2 km from Edinburgh Turnhouse. Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa is 56.5 km from Dundee.

  • Yes, Macdonald Holyrood Hotel & Spa has a pool on-site.

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Distance to city centre

1.2 km

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Nearest airport

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Distance to airport

12.2 km