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Merith House Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2-3 Hermitage Place, Leith Links, Edinburgh EH6 8AF, Scotland
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Ranked #143 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked here for 3 days starting 18/07 - left a day early with no refund due to the condition of the room we stayed in, also incurred extra expense at having to rearrange train journey home. The whole weekend was ruined due to this hotel, which although looks very pretty from the outside, thats all show. My wife wouldn't go... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We pulled up and were pleasantly surprised by the location. Across the road was a beautiful park and the exterior was clean and inviting. We were greeted at the door by a lovely man who checked us in and had a joke or two with my partner. The only thing that I didn't like was that on paying if you... More

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good value for money, so long as you aren't hit with £5 late check in fee and then the 5% charge for using a credit/debit card. This may have been stated when booking but I am not sure. Polite staff. Room small but clean, fine for a couple so long as you aren't terribly tall, otherwise your knees might poke... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Excellent services ! Value for money. The staff guides you through the city and helps you with almost everything ! The staff was really friendly. The place wAs very clean. I recommend this place to all the students and their families. The bus stand was next to the hotel. We had no problems and issues .thankyou merith hotel for making... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Stayed for one night with my daughter, it was cheap but to be honest I would have paid more had I know it was as bad as it was! The carpet smelt as soon as u walked through the door! The toilet didn't flush right and the window was very hard to close, once it was closed, if u opened... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

I stayed there 2 nights in single room, which cost 25 GBP per night. Staff was very gentle and helpful, breakfast was basic (toasts, butter, cereals, coffee/tea, various gems, fruits, bread roll, juice). Room was OK for one person, bathroom was small. It's located not in the centre, but you can easily get to by bus or on foot, bus... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

O.K. It is not 4 star but it is a convenient Commercial hotel with clean linen, good shower, in room 4, and enough space for 2 people to unpack the necessary. Bus stop outside, park over the road, free street parking around the corner. What do you want ? There is plenty of pricey luxury in the area. The linen... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Bedroom was cramped and small for a double. Furniture was cheap and damaged. Door had to be slammed to lock properly. Bathroom small and very shabby. Shower was cheap and temperature kept changing of water. Rude female receptionist who couldn't seem to comprehend the ability to smile even if smiled at. No hand towels. Heater barely worked so room was... More

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

The merith is not a bad place to stay but it is badly let down by little things for example no wardrobe in bedroom, no mirror, nowhere to hang clothes in bathroom. I would recommend room only as breakfast is not worth the money and there are plenty of places to eat localy and watch you don't bang you're head... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Stayed in Feb 2014. Great stay. Clean basic rooms. Simple breakfast... With a smile. The lady manager was really helpful and completely Scottish. It's nice to see Scottish people rather than eastern European.....! Definitely coming back. Old building but has been modernised. If ur looking for exclusive you should go 5*. Other reviews are not like they state- u need... More

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Address: 2-3 Hermitage Place, Leith Links, Edinburgh EH6 8AF, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Merith House Hotel 3*
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Merith Hotel Edinburgh
Merith House Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland

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The Merith House Hotel is a family run centrally located guest house in the City of Edinburgh. Centrally located on a main bus route, No. 25, the Merith is within easy access of all Edinburgh's main attractions and is approx a 10 min bus ride to/from the city centre (1.5km). The Merith Hotel has 14 en-suite rooms, all with LCD TV offering over 50 channels, tea/coffee making facilities, free WI-FI and rooms are maintained daily. Front facing rooms have lovely views of the Leith Links Park famous for being the location of where the first rules of golf were drawn up, playing the game over 5 holes. Free on street parking and complimentary sit down continental breakfast. A Full Scottish Breakfast is Available upon request for an extra charge. ... more   less 
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