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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 #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 December 20, 2014

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. Dirty rooms, old lumpy beds, no hand towel in bathroom extremely unfriendly female in charge. She demanded payment before we had even set our bags down and they charge 5% for using a DEBIT card. Clearly if you paid at the end of your stay you would want a reduction.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Spent 2 nights at Merlin House Hotel, never again, rooms tired bathroom dirty, shower tiny, bed hard, no wardrobe and to cap it all noisy guests at 2am. Breakfast was continental but passable. £5 surcharge on paying by debit card. Which had to be paid in full on arrival. Spotted blood on walls in landings, which were cleaned next day,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I don't usually do reviews but I would advise anyone looking at this dirty hotel to avoid it I was travelling north so last minute sleepover ... A bad mistake ! Was asked to pay on arrival - now I know why It was so bad I actually slept on towels rather than get in a flea pit bed with... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I wish I'd read the reviews before booking! I'll start with what I liked, and that was it was somewhere to get me out of the cold weather outside, and somewhere to charge my phone. Having a bus stop for route 25 right outside is most useful (bear in mind a single into Edinburgh city centre is £1.50 as of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Firstly, not the most welcoming people thy seem pretty weird. It's very deceptive from the outside. It's looks nice until you walk in. We booked a double room and ended up with 4 beds. The shower was pathetic, had to bodge it to get hot water but it would be easier to shower using the sinks tap. Untidy, old fashioned,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This was one of the poorest B&Bs I've been in. The room we had (no. 4) was half of an original room divided by a partition which didn't deaden sound at all. Very noisy - when people in the next room (no. 3) walked across the floor there was loud creaking and our bed went up and down. Room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Just back from weekend stay in a an suite room at this hotel its basic but good value for the money room was clean bed was comfortable breakfast was lovely couple who ran hotel was very nice and helpful location of hotel is good as well with plenty buses right outside hotel, lovely walks around as well we had great... 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*
Number of rooms: 14
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Merith Hotel Edinburgh
Merith House Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland

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