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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

Guest reviews

3.8 out of 5 Good
991 reviews
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 sanitiser provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationPrinces Street Gardens3 min walk
Popular LocationEdinburgh Dungeon4 min walk
Popular LocationSt. Giles' Cathedral5 min walk
AirportEdinburgh (EDI)43 min drive

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  • Classic Double Room, 1 Double Bed, View (Castle View)

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 226 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsClassic Double Room, 1 Double Bed, View (Castle View)
  • Classic Double Room, 1 Double Bed

    3.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 226 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsClassic Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Classic Room, 1 Single Bed

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsClassic Room, 1 Single Bed
  • Classic Room, 2 Single Beds

    3.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 226 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsClassic Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Privilege, Double Room, 1 Double Bed

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsPrivilege, Double Room, 1 Double Bed

About this area

Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's New Town neighbourhood, Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel is in the city centre and near a train station. Edinburgh Castle and Grassmarket are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Princes Street and George Street. Check out an event or a game at Murrayfield Stadium, and consider making time for Edinburgh Zoo, a top attraction not to be missed. Our guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • George Street - 2 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 3 min walk
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 4 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 5 min walk
  • The Hub - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 43 min drive

Restaurants

  • Scott`s on Princes Street — 1 min walk
  • Scott`s Bar — 1 min walk
  • Bella Italia - 2 min walk
  • Abbotsford - 2 min walk
  • Amarone Pizzeria - 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 24-hour room service are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 169 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service and LED TVs with digital channels. Hairdryers, safes and phones are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel offers 169 forms of accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. LED televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include baths or showers and complimentary toiletries.

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

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 or hotter
Follows standard sanitisation guidelines of Bureau Veritas (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 sanitiser 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 public transport

  • Discounted parking nearby

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

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • 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
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • LED TV

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and noon
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
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 welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 7 and GBP 11 per person (approximately)

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
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Bureau Veritas (Accor Hotels) guidelines

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

Frequently asked questions

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.
How much does it cost to stay at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel?
As of 15 Aug 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel on 16 Aug 2020 start from £59, including 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.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2 PM to noon.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel located?
Located in New Town, this hotel is steps away from Princes Street and George Street. Grassmarket and Edinburgh Castle are also within 10 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is 6 minutes by foot and Edinburgh Haymarket Station is 21 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

3.8
Good
991 reviews
5 - Excellent
255
4 - Good
415
3 - Okay
220
2 - Mediocre
64
1 - Poor
37
3.9
Cleanliness
4.1
Service and Staff
3.5
Amenities
3.4
Property condition
1.0 out of 5 Terrible
    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020
    5.0 out of 5 Excellent
    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Clean and nice sized room. Nice view as well. Staff are nice and polite as well.

    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020
    4.0 out of 5 Good
    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

    The location of the hotel is in easy walking distance to everything

    Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020
    4.0 out of 5 Good
    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

    Perfect location in city. Everything is within walking distance

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020
    4.0 out of 5 Good
    • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    • Disliked: Staff & service

    our room was 1st class balcony was well worth the extra the staff at breakfast were terrible left to get on with it not shown were thinks had had 2 wait 20 min for eggs and that was after I asked the waiter just didn't look at what food was needing topped up breakfast was definitely a waste off money

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020