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Merith House Hotel

2-3 Hermitage Place, Leith Links, Edinburgh EH6 8AF, Scotland
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Ranked #142 of 145 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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for somewhere to crash for the night at a low price so have no complaints. I didn't even have to pay deposit which I find amazing! Friendly staff, small cosy room (single rm9) kettle coffee small TV (doesn't disturb the neighbours!) Comfy bed for moi, shower ok, worth the dough in my opinion, can't understand ehst there... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite Probably the worst hotel I've ever stayed in, most defiantly the smallest room ever. Stay away from Room 7 at whatever cost. No wardrobe, no chest of drawers, no bed side cabinets or side lamps. We had to stack our small holdalls on top of each other in front of the door as there was no where to store... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really basic hotel but I suppose everything you need. Beds were clean and comfortable, the shower took ages to warm up but was nice when it did. Room 1 had a really loud extractor fan that would take ages to go off, and the toilet itself was erratic. The breakfast was really basic as well but it did a job... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a very reasonably priced B&B as all we needed was a bed for the night because we were visiting family in Edinburgh. We found Merith House for a very cheap price at a time when our normal B&B was very expensive because it was half term. The stairs others have mentioned were not a problem for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Between my wife and I we have seen large part of the world staying in top hotels and low budget accommodations. Still we both agree this is the worst place we stayed. The state of the room was so bad we were appalled to walk around it without shoes on. The ensuite had almost rotting shower head and loose tiles.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night on the 19/2/15 got a exactly what we paid for "a cheap room" the room was tiny the bathroom really tiny but it was cosy the bed was really comfy we slept great main problem was the walls are really thin so we heard next door flush their toilet and cough up a lung ( least... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I needed somewhere to stay in Edinburgh at short notice, with a limited budget. This hotel was the cheapest available, I wasn't expecting,much but it was okay. I didn't realize the card charge also applied to debit cards, which was pretty annoying, as no where else seems to charge you extra for debit card payment. The room was small, with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

It's a ok hotel just not for me had no trouble with room just toilet to small carnt get your legs in to sit on toilet but it's ok for a budget hotel . Needed a wardrobe maybe but not enough room. It was quiet and slept ok . Bus liks up to city centre are good and come every... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Decided to travel to Scotland for the night, stay in a hotel for the night then go see the sights. UR reception closed at 9 for check in so I rang up for a last minture booking, got told 36 pound is 10 pound late fee, so I decided to pay, on arrival he seem to of changed his mind... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

After reading many a review about the hotel me and my girlfriend became anxious about staying. Much to our pleasant surprise 9 out of 10 of the reviews now seem a load of rubbish! The room was small yet cosy, the shower worked and was pleasant. There was also plenty of stuff for cups of tea. The gentleman and the... More 

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