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Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

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  • Excellent19%
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  • Average26%
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“princes street”(391 reviews)
“scott monument”(80 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited here for afternoon tea why staying elsewhere in Edinburgh. Location wise this hotel was great, but from what I could see everything else was a bit shabby! The afternoon tea was strange, we had just one choice of sandwich (which I’ve never heard...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Arrived at 1 pm receptionist could not be more helpful. Room was ready so we did not have to wait till 2. Rooms requires updated but clean, tidy, bed was fine, tea making in the room was Ok. We spent the afternoon out in Edinburgh....More

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Response from James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street HotelResponded 2 days ago

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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

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Response from James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street HotelResponded 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Steve S
Response from James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street HotelResponded 2 days ago

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...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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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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"Ask for a room with a view on princes street, we had 473 which had a view of the emergency exit staircase"
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"5th floor Deluxe room overlooking Princes Street Gardens and Edinburgh Castle."
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