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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Davies great patter is second to none! We stayed for two nights in the hotel. On Friday we were greeted by Davie who is a great guy. He couldn't do more for us over our couple of days and he was a great laugh. We arrived a wee bit before check in but Davie had no problem in letting us... More 

Thank murraysmith92
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in at Merith for the first night of our two night stay in Edinburgh. We arrived late (approx 11.30pm) and so incurred the late fee, which was £10. This fee does seem quite excessive but we were warned of it after calling the guest house to alert them to our late arrival. We were greeted by a gentlemen... More 

1 Thank SEJ24
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Stayed for 3 nights. Breakfast included(Continental) Couple of minor problems but they where sorted straight away. Bed was not the most comfortable but have slept on worse. Parking is on the main road but always found a spot to park. This hotel is a 5 minute walk to Princess Street great location for tourists.

1 Thank Jonotter
Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Every guest has a different experience but I just felt compelled to comment on this hotel. It is a miserable place run by a miserable woman. The highlight of conversation between us was her repeatedly reminding me of the '5% surcharge for credit cards' whilst stapping her finger at the sign right under my nose. No welcome, please or thankyou... More 

Thank Richard H

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We are in the room right now. I have no idea why people have complained about this place. We have a budget room and its huge! The place is clean and comfy and the staff are nice. The bathroom is spotless. No different to Travelodge. Tea and coffee. A large park outside to wake up to. Its lovely. Please excuse... More 

Thank TanDur
England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Merith House Hotel purely for a couple of nights in October. The hotel was pleasant enough but I wouldnt go beyond that. The room was clean and tidy, with tiny ensuite shower, tv and kettle. The room we were in was slightly noisy at times because there was a communal bathroom next door and the doors are... More 

Thank N H
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Room is small,not clean bathroom very small,no hair dryer, bed linen dirty and they didnt change the linen till we stay (4nights). Breakfast was basic. People how work there very rude and not helpful We never going back in this "hotel"

2 Thank Mileva T
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Expectations are important here. If you are looking for a budget place to stay while enjoying Edinburgh, this place is great. The staff were helpful. The hotel is clean. For the five of us it was least than 10 pounds for a taxi ride to the downtown. The bus stops out front of the hotel. If you want luxury, go... More 

2 Thank Barb T
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Although the Merith House Hotel is a simple hotel it offers just what you need. With a few improvements needed, mainly on the showering facilities the Hotel Manager was more then helpful. He was constantly working and was always there to help the needs of residents. Breakfast was simple but free so no complaints there at all. There's a bus... More 

2 Thank GeorgiaStack123
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

There wasn't much, but that's hardly the hotel's fault! Stayed here over the past weekend as I was visiting the Edinburgh Fringe for the first ever time. I really don't understand some of the reviews on here. A very clean, comfy budget hotel situated within minutes of bus stops and Leith Town Centre. Staff were all incredibly friendly. Continental Style... More 

2 Thank Barry W

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
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: 2-3 Hermitage Place, Leith Links, Edinburgh EH6 8AF, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: £31 - £191 (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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