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Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked this property, originally, back in March. Understanding that the Tatttoo and the Fringe were on, the price seemed steep, but almost understandable at 265 GBP per night. Didn't think much about it, but prior to leaving for our trip (actually before heading to the airport, I double checked) and the rate had dropped 143 GBP per night! Seriously! For... More 

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england
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The location is great, out room had a view of the castle in the distance. The hotel is on the same road as the train station and many high street shops. We visited in December 2015 and the festive markets took place opposite the hotel. However the decor was very old and tired, the hotel could go with a refurbishment.... More 

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Beeston, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Location of this hotel is fantastic. Right in the centre of things. We paid extra for a view of the castle and our view was well worth it. Staff polite and helpful. Breakfast was good. Porridge was great. It was noisy at night but then I found hubby had left the window a bit open. All round a great stay.

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James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, What a great review and we thank you for it. We are pleased that you enjoyed our fantastic location. We do hope to see you again on your next visit to Edinburgh. Kind regards, James Fraser General Manager More 

Sandnessjoen, Norway
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59 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed a week-end in the hotel and got a room with excelent view to the castel. The room could have been better cleaned and all the carpets in the hotel should bee removed or changed. We got a verry good afternoon tea and cocktails in the bar. Miss online check-in and check-out. We also prefere a shower instead of... More 

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James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel, responded to this review

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 More 

Lichfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here as it was my wife's birthday and we couldn't fault the hotel at all. It is set in a great location and everything was within walking distance for us. We booked a superior room which was right at the top of the hotel with brilliant views of the castle. The room looked newly renovated and was very... More 

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James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you sincerely for this wonderful five star review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us we look forward to welcoming you back when you are next in Edinburgh. Kind regards, James Fraser General Manager More 

Ermesinde
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Mercure Edinburgh Princes Street is a great hotel to stay if you want to visit Edinburgh. It's location is perfect, you have a tram station less then 1 min away which goes directly you the airport, you have a supermarket right behind, many restaurants and the monuments are just a few minutes away. The staff was very polite, welcoming... More 

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James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, What a great review and we thank you for it. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and our fantastic location. We do hope to see you again on your next visit to Edinburgh. Kind regards, James Fraser General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was truly delighted and surprised by this excellent hotel in city centre. Overlooking Princess Park our room had good balcony over looking castle. Lovely room with good service and Scottish breakfast was a delight with helpful staff moment we arrived. We were here for festival and hotel made our trip even more enjoyable.

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James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review! It is great to read that you really enjoyed your stay with us here at the Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street Hotel! I will certainly pass on your comments to the team to let them know what a great job they are doing! We do hope to see you again on... More 

Liverpool
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night, was upgraded on check in which we were very pleased about, room was lovely and comfortable, good facilities and a great view! The disappointing part came when we went to dine in the evening (a £22 per person dine as part of the deal we had purchased). None of the staff had good English so... More 

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James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay I am please that you enjoyed your room upgrade. I was very disappointed to hear that your dining experience did not meet your expectations. Please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. I will share your comments with the team. Kind regards, James Fraser General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At just short of £300 per night you expect a certain standard of accommodation. Cleanliness should be a given. Fitted furniture should be tidy and not broken. The bathroom door should open and close. Breakfast should be quality ingredients, nicely prepared and hot. A good nights sleep in a temperature controlled room. The Mercure Princes Street fails miserably. I do... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great hotel very friendly and very convenient , room was comfy and we had great views of the gardens and over to the castle the bar and dining room has great views also ,we were on the 7 th floor which had balcony door so great for smokers and very safe to go out and enjoy the view

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James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at the Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street Hotel and taking the time to review us. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards, James Fraser General Manager More 

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Staying in Princes Street and Gardens

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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 the other way, as they’re concerned with chain store shopping or catching the tram or a train at main train station Waverley. But it’s not all utility here; the Scottish National Gallery rewards purposeless wandering, and December’s huge winter market in the gardens begins a season of revelry which ends with Hogmanay, Britain’s largest New Year’s street party.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Downtown Hotel built above 2 well-known stores (Jenners & Marks & Spencer) in the heart of the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

Address: 53 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2DG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Princes Street and Gardens
Price Range: $111 - $363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 158
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Also Known As:
Ramada Hotel Edinburgh
Ramada Hotel Mount Royal
Ramada Edinburgh
Edinburgh Ramada
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