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Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2DG, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A good mid priced hotel close to everything you will want to see in Edinburgh. In view of Edinburgh castle and a short walk to one of my favourite places, The Whisky Rooms. The tram from the airport stops outside and the 100 Airport Express bus terminates across the road. Try and go for a street facing upper level room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed here with my wife after going to edinburgh for a day trip and decided to stay. Cannot fault the place. Very comfortable room bed really good and breakfast in the morning was plentiful and we'll cooked. Served buffet style so good for both the big eater and lighter eater. I would wholeheartedly recommend this hotel as the facilities are... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited here with my husband allowed to leave our bags early in a room which was great. Very helpful check in was easy. Never had breakfast but was very busy. Very convenient if getting off at Waverly station as its straight across the road. Lots places to eat round about. Views directly to castle. Very quiet at night even being... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want the best view of the town and Edinburgh Castle then Mercure Princes is theplace to stay. Perfect location as it is right in the heart of town. Moving about on foot is not a hassle. The reception staff are fast, elegant, friendly and effecient. Always happy to help. I loved the fact that even after heck out... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked in with friendly staff Room was very disappointing (651), bathroom was tired. Shower was cold (in Feb!), wardrobe was a small cupboard. Crockery for tea in bar was something you would get at school or nhs, very clunky. Lovely view though and reasonable price tea/coffee Good location if you're shopping.

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James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay. I was very disappointed to read that your room did not meet your expectations. Please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. Kind regards, James Fraser General Manager More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Friendly staff, nice surroundings, decent rooms, but the glazing is definitely lacking... hearing all noises from the street, the delivery trucks at 4am, next door's tv at 2am, and doors shutting at 6am.,..all due to bad glazing...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Mercure Princes Street as a group of three for four days. The location of this hotel would be hard to beat. From our room, and the restaurant, we had panoramic views over Princes Street gardens towards the old city and castle and, also, the Scott monument is just outside the hotel! The hotel is also ideal for... More 

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James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you sincerely for this wonderful five star review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us we look forward to welcoming you back when you are next in Edinburgh. Kind regards, James Fraser General Manager More 

Newport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel was fab. Booked with the virgin experience days and was able to extend a day without moving rooms. The location is central princess street a few minutes walk from the balmoral hotel and train station. It's roughly a ten minute walk across the gardens and up a pretty good hill to reach the castle / Royal mile. The hotel... More 

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James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, What a great review and we thank you for it. We are pleased that you enjoyed our fantastic location. We do hope to see you again on your next visit to Edinburgh. Kind regards, James Fraser General Manager More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I lunched here today and my friend and I ordered baked potatoes. There was one person at the server and one at the till. We were given our potatoes to proceed to the till - even to the touch the potatoes weren't particularly hot. The person on the till seemed to have trouble operating it as each person's payment seemed... More 

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James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your visit, I was very disappointed to hear that your experience did not meet your expectations. Please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. I will share your comments with our team, I would like to confirm that we are taking the appropriate measures to address your concerns... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked in on Saturday the 30th January. ,my party included my partner and I my two brothers and their wife's and my sister and her husband. .4 rooms and everyone of them where to a high standard. .my bed was extremely comfortable the facilities where all there. .The breakfast was really good with a fantastic selection. .The social area was... More 

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James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review! It is great to read that you really enjoyed your stay with us here at the Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street Hotel. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously... More 

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Staying in Princes Street and Gardens

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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street is only half one, since buildings only line one side. But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views are from Princes Street as a result. From here you look onto expansive and decorative public gardens beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look the other way, as they’re concerned with chain store shopping or catching the tram or a train at main train station Waverley. But it’s not all utility here; the Scottish National Gallery rewards purposeless wandering, and December’s huge winter market in the gardens begins a season of revelry which ends with Hogmanay, Britain’s largest New Year’s street party.
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