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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 #145 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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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Miserable, overpriced, and poor quality 'breakfast' and service. Towels were not changed daily, wifi was poor and additional charges for luggage store. Cannot be classed as a 'Hotel'. Would never recommend.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the MHH during the Edinburgh festival and left somewhat disappointed with the general standard but particularly the service provided. During our 4 night stay, we were once provided with fresh towels (on the final day), and were surprised not to be charged for the privilege. Additional charges imposed for leaving luggage after checkout capped off the whole... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The price may have been because of the festival occurring a few days after we visited but this hotel did not compare at all to the value we have received at other places we stayed. The room had a strange odor that smelled like gas. The floor in the bathroom was carpeted and moldy. The carpet in the room was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for two nights in July and unfortunately, didn't have the best experience. They have a charge for late check-in, a charge for storing baggage, a charge for credit card payments (they only want cash payments it seems). Given I arrive around 11pm, it would have been nice to be greeted by a friendly face -... More

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West Lothian, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here last minute with my boyfriend as a friend was having a night out in Edinburgh and this was the only place we could find. We are students therefore quite young. To start with my boyfriend called the hotel to ask about buses and local facilities to which the woman on the line seemed unimpressed with our simple questions.... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here the end of July and although the hotel looks nice from outside and has free parking we were massively disappointed when we stepped inside. When we walked in the lady who runs the hotel informed us curtly that our room wasn't ready and looked almost baffled when we asked when we would be able to check in. She... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 July 21, 2014

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 July 14, 2014

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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Address: 2-3 Hermitage Place, Leith Links, Edinburgh EH6 8AF, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
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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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