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Overview of Merchiston Residence

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Egyptian cotton sheets, in-room safe, iron/ironing board
Egyptian cotton sheets, in-room safe, iron/ironing board
Egyptian cotton sheets, in-room safe, iron/ironing board
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Merchiston Residence

3.5 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • 24/7 front desk

Explore the area

    Popular LocationEdinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC)6 min drive
    Popular LocationMurrayfield Stadium7 min drive
    Popular LocationGrassmarket7 min drive
    AirportEdinburgh (EDI)25 min drive

About this area


Merchiston Residence is located in Edinburgh's Merchiston neighbourhood. Grassmarket and Royal Mile are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Edinburgh Zoo and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Check out an event or a game at Murrayfield Stadium, and consider making time for Royal Botanic Garden, a top attraction not to be missed. Break out the clubs and hit the links on a nearby golf course, or seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails. Guests appreciate the property's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) - 6 min drive
  • Murrayfield Stadium - 7 min drive
  • Grassmarket - 7 min drive
  • University of Edinburgh - 10 min drive
  • Edinburgh Castle - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 8 min drive
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 25 min drive


  • Project Coffee - 3 min walk
  • Montpeliers - 3 min walk
  • Cafe Grande - 3 min walk
  • Salt Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Rocket - 4 min walk

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Merchiston Residence

Victorian Edinburgh apartments in Merchiston, near Grassmarket
This smoke-free apartment building features laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance. WiFi in public areas is free. Each apartment provides a kitchen with a fridge, an oven, a hob and a dishwasher. For a bit of entertainment, a flat-screen TV comes with a DVD player, and guests can also appreciate conveniences, such as a washer/dryer and a living room.
Merchiston Residence offers 8 forms of accommodation with iPod docking stations and washers/dryers. This accommodation offers separate living rooms. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. Accommodation at this 3.5-star apartment has kitchens with fridges, hobs, kitchenware and utensils and dishwashers. Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. 37-inch Flat-screen televisions come with DVD players. Additionally, rooms include a safe and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Limited on-site parking

Family friendly

  • Children stay free
  • Free cot/infant bed


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Egyptian cotton sheets


  • Shower
  • Bathrobes
  • Hairdryer
  • Free toiletries

Living spaces

  • Living room


  • 37-inch flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • iPod docking station


  • Washer/dryer
  • Laundry facilities

Climate control

  • Air conditioning


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • 24-hour front desk

Things to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf nearby


  • 8 rooms
  • 4 floors
  • 1 building
  • Victorian architecture



Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests will receive an email with check-in instructions prior to arrival; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

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; cash is not accepted

Property is also known as

Merchiston Residence
Merchiston Residence Apartment
Merchiston Residence Edinburgh, Scotland
Merchiston Residence Hotel Edinburgh
Merchiston Residence Apartment
Merchiston Residence Edinburgh
Merchiston Residence Apartment Edinburgh

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Merchiston Residence and receive a full refund?
Yes, Merchiston Residence offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Merchiston Residence cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Merchiston Residence pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Merchiston Residence?
Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at Merchiston Residence?
Check-in is from 2 PM - midnight.
What time is check-out at Merchiston Residence?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Merchiston Residence located?
Located in Merchiston, this apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of The Meadows, Grassmarket and King's Theatre. Usher Hall and Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) are also within 1 mile (2 km). Edinburgh Haymarket Station is 20 minutes by foot.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 109 out of 158 reviews
5 - Excellent 69%
Rating 4 - Good. 42 out of 158 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 5 out of 158 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 158 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 158 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was a beautiful apartment had everything u need especially if going for long stay washer/dryer dishwasher and no need to take toiletries everything provided
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent stay
Excellent room with a nice view in a great location. Could do with brighter lights in the toilet and kitchen. Kitchen tap needs to be tightened too.
Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

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