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Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street Hotel

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Downtown Hotel built above 2 well-known stores (Jenners & Marks & Spencer) in the heart of the city.
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Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Park View
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
295Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
168Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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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The hotel is perfectly placed for anyone visiting Edinburgh. The rooms are a little dated but the reception and bar area is very nice. We had a view of the castle from our room and there was traffic/tram noises from about 7am. We had the breakfast and again the views were nice
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I visited in October with my boyfriend and we had a terrible experience. When we arrived at the hotel we were told that they had double booked a number of rooms so we would have to move to a different hotel for the first night. The staff were not very apologetic and didn’t
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Great hotel .and a good price .beautiful view from room ,balcony right above princes street. Castle view .great for a weekend in Edinburgh. Shops a plenty .train station 5 mins and the bus station only 10 mins .
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Visited this hotel for business purposes. Although the location was great, the hotel really was dreadful. My room backed onto a brick wall, the curtains were hanging off the wall and the sink was missing part of its taps. Expensive for a 3 star hotel which should really
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Great location on Princes St with the room having a decent view of the Gardens and Edinburgh Castle. A few minutes walk from the tram that takes you to/from Airport, less than 15 mins on the tram to Murrayfield if heading to a game. Rooms were comfortable but are a bit dated
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No. But our room in December was so hot, kept me awake, so goodness knows what it would be like in the summer.
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Sorry I didn't drive to Edinburgh, I took the train. It was cheaper in the long run. The hotel should be able to tell you if they can offer a discount rate for parking. Have a great visit.
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So sorry, only just seen this, we parked in a Qpark which was about ten min walk away.. you get half price from the hotel.
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Our room was overlooking Princess SDt. perfect view!
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I don’t think jackets and ties are required at this restaurant. Casual would be fine
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"Ask for a room overlooking princes street"
"If willing to pay extra you can have a view of the castle and Princes Street"
"While the entry way is large there are steps right there which would make wheel chair access somewhat difficult."
"Go for a higher floor to get away from outside road noise and any event noise"
"Ask for a room on the front : fabulous views of the castle etc ."
US$89 - US$258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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