Macdonald Holyrood Hotel Edinburgh
81 Holyrood Road
Edinburgh EH8 8AY

Distance from Hotel to Glasgow Prestwick Airport, 75 miles (121 kms). Distance from Hotel to Glasgow Airport, 55 miles (89 kms). Distance from Hotel to Edinburgh Airport, 8 miles (13 kms).  

The hotel features 156 elegant en-suite bedrooms - the perfect place to relax after the excitement and fun of Edinburgh. Pamper yourself at their luxurious spa, enjoy a meal in luxurious surroundings at the brand new Acanthus restaurant or sample a cocktail or two in the stylish bar.  

For business visitors the hotel has a self-contained conference floor and for functions they have suites offering you the perfect backdrop for your special day.  

If you're looking at Edinburgh for a leisure stay, business trip, conference or wedding, look no further than Macdonald Holyrood for style and luxury in the heart of this very historic city.  

All you need to do is look around you to find things to do in Edinburgh. From a hike up to the magnificent Arthur's Seat to the cobbled wynds of the Old Town, there are lots of wonderful things to do in Edinburgh, where discovery awaits at every turn.  

With so much to do in Edinburgh, the hardest part will be deciding where to go first. Have it all on your holiday - from Princes Street shopping and Michelin-starred meals to underground dungeons Edinburgh offers visitors a little bit of everything.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Accommodations (156)
  • Accommodations for Physically Challenged Guests
  • Air Conditioning (public areas)
  • Bars
  • Breakfast Room
  • Business Center
  • Business Services
  • Concierge
  • Conference Room
  • Elevators
  • Facilities for Physically Challenged Guests
  • Fitness Center
  • Front Desk (24-hour)
  • Golf (nearby) ($)
  • Internet Access (wireless)
  • Massage Services ($)
  • Meeting Room ($)
  • Parking ($)
  • Pool (indoor)
  • Restaurants
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Wedding Site ($)
All public and private spaces are non-smoking. ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Markets (back to top)

Spa, Business, Honeymoon, Golf and Family Friendly.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 2:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• Children's age break varies and is subject to change.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

Maximum occupancy varies by accommodation and is subject to change.  

Classic, Meandering the bustling streets of Edinburgh, a business stay to rest a weary head or the glitz and glamour of a gala dinner in Edinburgh's capital. Whatever your reason for staying at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, you'll find the Classic bedrooms, cosy, comfortable and surprisingly quiet for a sound night's sleep. Stay connected with unlimited free WiFi powered by The Cloud.  

Executive, The amazing Executive bedrooms are a real treat. Amongst the many fantastic additions to these rooms, sneak into your bed with Egyptian cotton linen and "sink into me" mattress toppers. You'll also get plenty of space to work, free water, use of bathrobe and slippers and Arran Aromatic toiletries.  

Feature, A great night's sleep is promised in the brand new contemporary and elegant Feature bedrooms which have plenty of space to unwind, drench showers, large king-sized beds with Egyptian cotton linen and comfortable mattress toppers. Relax with your Arran Aromatic toiletries, slip into your luxury bathrobe and slippers, sit back and take the weight off your feet.  

All accommodations include: coffee/tea maker, bathroom (ensuite), hairdryer, heating (central), housekeeping, internet access (wireless), iron, ironing board, mini-bar: ($), room service (24-hour): ($), telephone, television (satellite), trouser press, accommodations (for physically challenged guests), wake-up calls, air conditioning and desk.  

($) Denotes a fee may be charged.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

The Bar, For a great after-work or pre-dinner drink in relaxed atmosphere, drop by Macdonald Holyrood Hotel where there is always a warm welcome and a great selection of drinks. The Edinburgh bar is popular with visitors as well as locals, offering you the perfect space to unwind with your favourite tipple. Whether it's an ice-cold beer, a mojito, or Scotch on the rocks - they have something to suit every taste.  

Paul Tamburrinimacdonald Holyrood Hotel, When a world class chef launches his first restaurant, the standards are high and the pressure to achieve is even higher. As expected from the Chef, he has exceeded expectations with a signature blend of French cuisine coupled with the finest Scottish ingredients. Dining here is unique, as the attention to detail and passion for locally-sourced produce and game gives the team an edge, allowing them to provide an exceptional experience for the diner. In the spirit of fine dining, the wine list is extensive; ranging from classics such as Muscadet and Chablis to more niche varietals like Assertyko from Santorini. With over 40 varietals from the old world and the new, and a cracking library wine list, they cater to all tastes, whether you're after an easy going Pinot Grigio or you're a connoisseur looking for something to excite your palate.  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)


General Information:  

• Rates are inclusive of buffet breakfast.  

Local Attractions (back to top)

Tourist Attractions Nearby:  

• Glasgow: 52 miles(84 kms)  

• Inverness: 155 miles(250 kms)  

• Perth: 42 miles(68 kms)  

• Dundee: 55 miles(89 kms)  

• St Andrews: 50 miles(81 kms)