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Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

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“princes street”(388 reviews)
“scott monument”(80 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This hotel is ideally positioned on Princes Street and for Edinburgh. 2 minutes from Waverly Railway Station opposite the Scott Monument. Staff and breakfast section great. The room was a little worn but the facilities were good. The rooms and public area were being redecorated...More

1  Thank Jeremy R
Reviewed yesterday

Spent 2 nights here from Boxing Day. Arrived at 10am to find our room ready. A privilege room with a balcony. Perfect. This is the 2nd time staying in this room and once again we loved it. The staff were very welcoming, and breakfast is...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Booked this Hotel for a break In Edinburgh for me and my Pregnant wife. We payed £182 for 2 nights in November. Two days before our stay my wife had a medical emergency and had to attend an appointment on the day of our first...More

1  Thank Ashley F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights over Hogmanay with my wife. We had a great time. The overriding positive about this hotel, is its central location. It is in an excellent position, straight out the front door onto Princess street, not too far from Scott monument and...More

Thank SgtCheese
Response from James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. We really appreciate you taking the time to write about your experience. We certainly hope to look forward to welcoming you on your next visit to Edinburgh. Kind regards, James Fraser General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Basic barely a 3 star. Travel lodge do better and charge a lot less. Tired dated rooms lots of dirty chipped paintwork. Tiny doorways especially on bathrooms. One of our rooms double rooms was a single with a double mattress thrown on not even disguised...More

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Response from James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street HotelResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay, I was very disappointed to hear that your experience did not meet your expectations. Please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. I will share your comments with our team, I...More

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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
...More
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Rosalind O
September 28, 2017|
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Response from jes40 | Reviewed this property |
No they are all the same size according to the reception. Which means no baths anywhere I assume!!
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Sandra P
June 28, 2017|
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Response from tweenah | Reviewed this property |
I believe 7am to 10am.
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star-traveller7555
June 5, 2017|
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Response from amanda l | Reviewed this property |
Think you'd be best asking for a room with a view, I got round the back when I visited, I didn't mind as it was lovely and quiet - the front is noisy. depends if you prefer the view over the noise. can't remember 're safety... More
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