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Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

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In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

3 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
53 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 2DG

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationScott Monument1 min walk
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle10 min walk
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Edinburgh15 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)36 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's New Town neighborhood, Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel is in the city center and near a train station. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and National Museum of Scotland are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Princes Street and George Street. Don't miss out on a visit to Edinburgh Zoo. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Scott Monument - 1 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 3 min walk
  • National Gallery of Scotland - 4 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 10 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 36 min drive

Restaurants

  • Scott`s on Princes Street — 1 min walk
  • Scott`s Bar — 1 min walk
  • Bella Italia — 2 min walk
  • Amarone Pizzeria — 3 min walk
  • Dishoom — 3 min walk

About this property

Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

3-star Edinburgh hotel in New Town, walk to Princes Street
A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a snack bar/deli are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include 24-hour room service, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities. All 169 rooms provide conveniences like electric kettles and free tea bags/instant coffee, plus free WiFi and LED TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, hair dryers, and safes.
Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel offers 169 accommodations with safes and hair dryers. LED televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and complimentary toiletries.

This Edinburgh hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Offsite parking within 1 mi (GBP 13 per day); discounts available

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–10:30 AM: GBP 7-11 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • LED TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 7 and GBP 11 per person (approximately)
  • Offsite parking fee: GBP 13 per day (1 mi away)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street
Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street Hotel
Mercure Princes
Mercure Princes Hotel
Mercure Princes Street Hotel
Mercure Princes Street
Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel Scotland
Mercure Edinburgh City Princes
Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel Hotel
Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel Edinburgh
Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel Hotel Edinburgh

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Overall score and ratings

3.8

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 241 out of 940 reviews
5 - Excellent 26%
Rating 4 - Good. 388 out of 940 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 203 out of 940 reviews
3 - Okay 22%
Rating 2 - Poor. 70 out of 940 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 38 out of 940 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.0/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

3.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Traveled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Hotel requires a complete overhaul, had one room refused to stay in, looked like an old bedsit. Second room wasnt much better with window handle hanging off
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Hotel very dated and noisy. Stayed two nights keys only setup for one night which caused an issue. Staff friendly and helpful.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location with friendly and helpful staff. Just a shame the windows couldn't open wide, as there are some great views of Edinburgh from the rooms.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very friendly staff Beautiful view from room Very central Excellent food
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021