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

3.0 star property

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
  • Personal protective equipment
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53 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 2DG

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationScott Monument1 min walk
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle10 min walk
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Edinburgh13 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)45 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel is located in New Town, a neighborhood in Edinburgh, and is in a shopping district and near a train station. National Museum of Scotland and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre 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 - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 42 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Ivy on the Square - 2 min walk
  • Amarone Pizzeria - 3 min walk
  • Dishoom - 3 min walk
  • Tiles Bar - 3 min walk
  • Hawksmoor - 4 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.
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.

Languages

English, German, Hungarian, Japanese, Spanish

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 0.4 mi (GBP 14.30 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

Restaurants on site

  • Scott`s on Princes Street
  • Scott`s Bar

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

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
  • Private bathroom

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

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

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 7 and GBP 11 per person (approximately)
  • Offsite parking fee: GBP 14.30 per day (0.4 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
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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

Frequently asked questions

Is Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel?

As of Aug 17, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel on Sep 4, 2022 start from $115.67, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

What time is check-in at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Where is Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel located?

Located in New Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Princes Street and George Street. Royal Mile and Grassmarket are also within 10 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is 6 minutes by foot and Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) is 6 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

3.8

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 287 out of 1001 reviews
5 - Excellent 29%
Rating 4 - Good. 393 out of 1001 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 191 out of 1001 reviews
3 - Okay 19%
Rating 2 - Poor. 85 out of 1001 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 45 out of 1001 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

3.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.6/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good for an overnight in the city. Constant hum from something outside.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
the Property looks as if the last refresh was in the 1980's. Lino lifting from the bathroom floor and cracked cistern / sink in the bathroom. not a great representation of Edinburgh. understaffed and difficult to even get a bottle of water.
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with group
Liked: Staff & service
Property was very central great location staff was very friendly very clean Wendy or Vicky I can’t remember her name but she was a manager at the front desk she was amazing I had a few concerns but she saved the day kudos to her
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Fantastic location in the heart of Edinburgh. Its right between New Town, Old Town and Waverly Station. The amenities are basic and the rooms are quite tight, but you cant beet the location. The restaurant looked quote nice, although we did not have a chance to try it.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Enjoyed our visit, nice hotel
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022