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Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

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Hartlepool, Teesside
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Edinburgh very interesting and varied city. the visit to Royal Yacht Britannia well worth visiting, need at least 3 hours to do it justice. The city of Edinburgh easy city to get round providing you don't mind walking up and down hills.

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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

Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Found the room to be very small, especially for the price we paid. No other complaints about the room, although the view of the fire escape wasn't what we were expecting. I understand that not every room can have a great view though. That said, the views from the restaurant were superb, and the staff tried to give people window...

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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 hope to see you again on your next visit to Edinburgh. Kind Regards, James Fraser General Manager

Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight in a twin room with my mother. The room was adequate without being fancy and there was enough room to move around. The decor and bathroom looked a little tired but it was clean. I was a bit worried when we arrived at the same time as a noisy stag party but we weren't disturbed during the night....

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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

Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Stayed mid week on business and its been 2 years since last stay (wasn't impressed last time). I had an excellent room this time. Its worth asking for a room on princess street for the views over the gardens and up to the castle, though I expect a little noisy with the windows open. Check in was quick and the...

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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 share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Booked this hotel to accompany friends who had already received this as a gift for Christmas, and must admit I would not have booked this particular hotel if it wasn't to arrange meeting the but - SO GLAD I DID!! Was very impressed from the welcoming receptionists to our refurbished room on the 7th floor. Our friends room on the...

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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

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I'd preface this review with the observation that I got a rate of £30 through an online booking company. For that, the hotel was stunning value. Just steps from the Scott monument and Princes Street shops. I'd have had no complaints at 5 times the rate. Breakfast, at 10 pounds, was good, and room was great. Parking was not ideal,...

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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

Grangemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I purchased a Virgin experience voucher for my husband and I for our anniversary, the staff didn't know this, but we received excellent customer service from the moment we arrived they went out of ther way to help at every opportunity, the customer service we received from checking in until well after checkout ( they kept our luggage for us...

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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 stay with us. We do hope to see you again on your next visit to Edinburgh. Kind regards, James Fraser General Manager

Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2016

My expectations were high considering we were staying at a city central hotel. I was quickly let down. I was visiting on business and finished my travelling/working day at 9pm. The reception staff were friendly but prioritised calls over those standing waiting to check in. Hugely frustrating after a long and tiring day. When I went to my room there...

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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 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 would like to confirm that we are taking the appropriate measures to address your concerns...

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Hotel situated in great location, staff was very helpful and friendly, at the arrival and during all the stay Matyna the blonde lady was so kind and helpful with all our request. The man (I don't remember the name) at the breakfast was so kind and friendly... Thank you!!!!

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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

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Reviewed 15 May 2016

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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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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
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Princes Street and Gardens
Price Range: $173 - $447 (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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“rooms with are view, on Princess street, are noisy”
  • view from 6th floor room, similar to view from breakfast room
almendruco, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms to the South (left) will overlook Princes Street, rooms to the\north (right) overlook the back of buldings.”
rphood2004, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room with a Castle view”
ulsterwolf545, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There are premium rooms available at extra cost, they look lovely”
Flavortone, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Castle view rooms are worth extra if you are on a special trip.”
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