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Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

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Response from James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street HotelResponded 12 December 2016

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

Although this hotel is situated in an excellent position right on Princess Street, its shabby and dated interior left me very disappointed. The room was adequate but could have done with a through deep clean, along with the bathroom floor. The paintwork on the bathroom...More

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Response from James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street HotelResponded 12 December 2016

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 housekeeping team,...More

Reviewed 29 November 2016

The hotel is a bit dated/tired, it is in need of a refurbishment, however the location on Princess Street was excellent. The breakfast was very good and the staff were pleasant, bar prices were quite high.More

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Response from James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street HotelResponded 12 December 2016

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at the Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street Hotel and taking the time to review us. We are pleased that you enjoyed our fantastic location. We do hope to see you again on your next visit to Edinburgh. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Taxis cannot stop in front of the hotel for drop off. So have to take a short walk to the entrance. Location is good for the price point. Walking distance to the train station to London (6mins) and to the Royal Mile. Hotel a bit...More

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Response from James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street HotelResponded 12 December 2016

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

Reviewed 28 November 2016

From an unprepossessing entrance beside Marks and Spencers (or Markies as the locals call it), the Mercure is a superb location for exploring all Edinburgh has to offer. My room had a view over Princes Street Garden Christmas Market and could see all the action...More

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Response from James F, General Manager at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street HotelResponded 29 November 2016

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
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Deasy D
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Response from nengfan | Reviewed this property |
They do have triple rooms but not sure about the air co. My room had a ventilator (kipas angin) but I didnt use it since we were there in April (we even had snow storm). I dont think you need an air con, even during summer... More
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Rosalind O
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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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I believe 7am to 10am.
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