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Merith House Hotel

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24 Dec 2017
“Adequate”
27 Nov 2017
“Not the bargain we expected.”
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
Pool
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I booked this hotel as a treat for my husband for Father's Day as I bought him tickets for the Fringe festival. On arrival we were told rather brusquely that payment was up front.On producing my debit card I was then advised there would be...More

1  Thank diligaf71
Response from Merith_hotel, Manager at Merith House HotelResponded 22 August 2017

I'm sorry that your stay did not go to plan, I can only apologise. We currently have Joiners in putting on New Doors as we have a 5 year plan and this work is needed as part of our ongoing plan. Our Housekeeping team clean...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017

This hotel reminded me of my childhood holidays in the 60's. Creaky steep staircases to basic rooms. The place also had a nasty odour. My room was small and very basic. shower curtain hanging off rail , shower intermittent with one tiny bar of soap...More

1  Thank rubydevlin2016
Response from Merith_hotel, Manager at Merith House HotelResponded 20 August 2017

Many thanks for your review. At present we are in the process of refurbishment. As you are aware the prices in Edinburgh shoot up during the Fringe Festival but as you noticed we were the cheapest as we always try to keep pricing down. The...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Spartan could describe this place. Reminded me of staying in youth hostels which are probably better than this now. No towel rail. Only soap. No shampoo to wash hair. Nowhere in shower to put said soap. Breakfast- a better description would be meat free, not...More

1  Thank 28JaneD
Response from Merith_hotel, Manager at Merith House HotelResponded 19 August 2017

Many thanks for your review. Unfortunately due to health and safety we are unable to give guests shampoos or shower gels incase of allergic reactions. Continental Breakfasts are different all over the world, some only get croissant and juice others toast and cereal, we offer...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here and things were basic but okay first time. A week later we returned for a weekend stay on way back home. After a late check in which was arranged we went to our room. It would have been laughable...More

1  Thank Mags R
Response from Merith_hotel, Manager at Merith House HotelResponded 4 August 2017

I'm sorry your 2nd stay did not match the 1st one, I have asked our Housekeepers for an explanation to your points

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Overall the room was comfortable and clean. But better kitchen staff and more accommodating breakfast time would have made the stay more pleasant. Other lodgings were very accommodating as far as the time of breakfast was concerned.

Thank SuTiam T
Response from Merith_hotel, Manager at Merith House HotelResponded 4 August 2017

Many thanks for your comments. We have experimented with different breakfast times and guests say that it is either too early or too late, so we have decided to take the middle ground and make it 8am until 09-30am

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