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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

When I arrived the woman who ran the hotel could not find my key and after searching around she went back to the room and had left it there whilst she was cleaning the room so straight away I was not impressed, there were the kids of the owners running around and family sitting in the reception area watching tv... More 

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Abbottabad, Manager at Merith House Hotel, responded to this review

Firstly I'm a bit confused that you wrote such a bad review as you stated you enjoyed your stay before you joined your Man "Friend" in his room. I'm sorry that the Check In Process did not go according to plan for your arrival. Sometime we do get Visitors just like everyone else, the Reception area is the Staffs Living... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

On my arrival I was rudely met at reception. My train had ran late, no fault of my own and was then made to pay £10 as it was 11:05. Which is fine, but the tone in which my money was demanded was not pleasant nor necessary. I travel a lot and this is by far the worst experience I've... More 

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Abbottabad, Manager at Merith House Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments. Im sorry that our Late Receptionist seemed rude to you, this is not normally the way he comes across. All Rooms are checked when a Guest checks out and if found to be Dirty they are re done. The Bedding is not Changed everyday, Clean towels if left in the Shower Area will be changed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Fine basic hotel for stay in Edinburgh. Room comfortable and clean, TV worked, shower hot - so perfectly fine. Bus stop immediately outside the hotel so fantastic for getting in and out of centre of Edinburgh. Though everything in the hotel felt a little tired and worn - from the uninspiring (but adequate breakfast) to the decor.

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Motherwell, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

I was more than happy with the merith house hotel during my stay. People complaining about trivial things really get to me, if it's the ritz you want, pay the rates! The staff were really welcoming (the lady that checked us in was lovely and helped as best she could in finding somewhere local to eat) and friendly. The room... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

If you can afford to spend a bit extra for a nicer hotel I would encourage you to do so. Merith House was adequate as a place to sleep (though walls very thin and could hear conversations/tvs/footsteps from other rooms) The room was cold but that could just be the Scottish weather. Breakfast was poor as one of the days... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

This hotel is like a Family Guest House. Is cheap but has a lot to be improved, like breakfast, service and rooms. Also it is not city center...1h walk maybe. The area is very nice and has a park in front to relax

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Don't see why there would be a bad comment on here. Stayed here with my partner, me and her both had a great stay. Room was clean. Come and go as you please. Very helpful staff and bus stop handy to travel where ever you want! Close to the town and lots of places to eat. 5/5 for me. Highly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

I've no idea why there are bad reviews on here about this place. I had a pleasant stay. The staff were nice and the room I stayed in was clean, warm and priced to suit. The room had coffee, tea and a kettle, clean towels and a small but useable en suite shower. Thanks to the owners.

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Adelaide, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

I booked this place hoping for a great bed and an elevator so I didn't have to lug my suitcase up the stairs(my 2 main reasons for booking a "hotel"). Wish I had read reviews beforehand. 3 months in Europe 90% in hostels and never had such a terribly uncomfortable bed & no lift!! The guy yelled at me because... More 

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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

I stayed here for one night 9th March 2016. I was In Room 8 on the 2nd floor (no lift). I had booked online via an app & had booked a single room (£32). My room had a double bed (only accessible from one side) a chair, small tv on wall, very small corner unit with 3 very small drawers... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Merith House Hotel is a family run centrally located guest house in the City of Edinburgh. Centrally located on a main bus route, No. 25, the Merith is within easy access of all Edinburgh's main attractions and is approx a 10 min bus ride to/from the city centre (1.5km). The Merith Hotel has 14 en-suite rooms, all with LCD TV offering over 50 channels, tea/coffee making facilities, free WI-FI and rooms are maintained daily. Front facing rooms have lovely views of the Leith Links Park famous for being the location of where the first rules of golf were drawn up, playing the game over 5 holes. Free on street parking and complimentary sit down continental breakfast. A Full Scottish Breakfast is Available upon request for an extra charge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merith House Hotel

Address: Leith Links 2-3 Hermitage Place, Edinburgh EH6 8AF, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $58 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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