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Merchiston Residence

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Doha, Qatar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having read the other reviews I believe The Merchiston is the property you're looking for if your circumstances befit the nature of the property. I travelled up on the train. No parking issues. 20-30 mins walk from the Waverley. No problem if you're able bodied. Quiet residential area. Fine if you don't mind taking public transport to see " the... More 

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LateralC, General Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent stay with us here at Merchiston Residence. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and found our property met your needs. We really hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back, hopefully in the near future. More 

London
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Stayed in Apt 1 in the basement. The apartment is fitted out to a high standard, clean and in a lovely area of the city, with cafe's and independent shops aplenty, and just a short walk to the city centre. I would very much recommend for a visit, unless you are here midweek with a car. The parking restrictions in... More 

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LateralC, General Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent stay at Merchiston Residence. We are thrilled to read you enjoyed your stay and the parking difficulties didn't take away from your enjoyment of what we are offering. We thank you for your constructive and useful comments about the parking. We really hope we will... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We had a beautiful studio apartment on the top floor. It had obviously been newly fitted and everything was pristine, with a little kitchenette and proper coffee (and cafetiere) supplied. The area was lovely as well with lots of nice places for breakfast and dinner. A couple of very minor downsides - they'd hidden the towels, which took us a... More 

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LateralC, General Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Merchiston Residence. We were thrilled to read that you loved your apartment but was sorry to read that our towels were playing Hide and Seek! I've asked our housekeeping team to investigate why this was. Also sorry to read that the location caused you issues. We clearly state that Merchiston... More 

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

lovely place, handy for everything and quiet so no problem getting to sleep. Place was spotless. Sofa bed a little bit uncomfortable but my daughter was quite happy to crash there and she can sleep on rubble! idea spot for sight seeing

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LateralC, General Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

Thanks for your 'great' review! we really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback following your recent stay at Merchiston Residence. We really hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Stayed March 2016 and we were allocated apartment 2 which is one of the basement apartments. First the positives: - Location is next to Bruntsfield which is a lovely area of Edinburgh 20 mins walk from the city centre. Affluent area with great shops, cafés, restaurants etc - Apartment was well appointed - nice decor, good quality fittings and looks... More 

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LateralC, General Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent stay at Merchiston Residence. We are sorry that the accommodation you stayed in was not what you expected. Of course, we'll review the information we share on our website to ensure the description is accurate. We get lots of great reviews for our accommodation at Merchiston Residence... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

I stayed at The Old Town Chambers - part of the same group. It was amazing. I booked through an Itison voucher to stay here. My Husband got a phone call to start a new job in Glasgow so I was unable to stay on the night I had booked. I phoned twice and emailed (no answer to email) to... More 

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LateralC, General Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. Of course, we are extremely disappointed that you were upset enough to give us such a bad review and score on Trip Advisor. If possible and if you are agreeable, I'd like to speak to you directly and so would ask that you send me your contact... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Given that I've lived in Edinburgh for one year before moving and knowing how to move and the best parts of the city, the Merchiston Residence is located in a fantastic area, very nice in itself with awesome cafes nearby and very well connected to the city centre with buses (day and night) and close enough to have a walk... More 

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LateralC, General Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your awesome review! We are thrilled to read you had a fantastic stay in Edinburgh, helped by what we are offering at Merchiston Residence. Thanks also for the recommendation! Please tell ALL your friends! We hope to welcome you back very soon. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

The accommodation itself is of very high standard, which made our stay very comfortable. The only downside was that it was advertised as having allocated parking, but they only have 2 parking slots for 8 apartments, so on a couple of days we had to park on the street and pay £1.20 per hour during working hours. If one is... More 

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LateralC, General Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed our apartment and your stay. Sorry if our car parking information is confusing - we will look to change this! We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the very near future. More 

Paisley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Lovely, exceptionally clean accommodation. I really liked the location of the accommodation - good area and only about a 15 min walk into the city. Lots of nice restaurants/bistros nearby. We were also able to take advantage of the private parking on offer - fab!

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LateralC, General Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

We are so thrilled to read that we made your valentines visit to Edinburgh extra special! We are so happy you enjoyed our apartments and can't wait to welcome you back in the very near future. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A grand Victorian property of 8 luxury serviced apartments set in the cosmopolitan district of Merchiston where visitors are now offered an unrivalled home from home experience. The sumptuous interiors at Merchiston Residence are contemporary and bespoke, exuding sophisticated elegance. Merchiston Residence is a minute’s walk from the fashionable area of Bruntsfield which is home to designer boutique shopping and a myriad of independent eateries, and is a 15-20 minute walk or 5 minute bus or taxi ride into the city centre and the surrounding landmarks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merchiston Residence

Address: 4 Merchiston Avenue, Edinburgh EH10 4NX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $101 - $308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Merchiston Residence 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Merchiston Residence Hotel Edinburgh
Merchiston Residence Edinburgh, Scotland
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