Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

ex. Ramada Mount Royal

Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 2DG  show map
 3 stars
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Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Cribs available

Overview

Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel provides 169 rooms with a magnificent view of the garden. Renovated in 2008, the comfortable hotel has welcomed guests since 1860.

The hotel is situated in the center of Edinburgh and within a 5-minute walk of Princes Street Gardens, Scottish National Gallery and Edinburgh Castle. Guests will find Edinburgh city center within 10-minute walk from the property.

This hotel is placed in New Town district, known for galleries, monuments and the castle.

National Library of Scotland bus stop is just 200 meters away from the hotel and a 5-minute walk is enough to get to Edinburgh Waverley train station. A short drive from Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

This hotel comprises of Classic Family Single Room, Privilege Single Room and City Double Room that come with a standard décor as well as a dining area, an in-room safe, cable TV, individual climate control and Wi-Fi. They also comprise family bathrooms appointed with toiletries, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Every morning at the café guests may enjoy buffet breakfast. Special local specialties are proposed at the fantastic restaurant. Guests can unwind at the Hotel Restaurant And bar, serving a wide range of coffee and scotches as well as fish and chips and snacks.

Services

Cars are available for rent at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at GBP 15 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   169.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Room view

  • City view
  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • In-room computer
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 2DG

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    2000 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    6.4 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    35.2 mi
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1400 ft
  • Bus stop
    1400 ft
Restaurants
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    1100 ft
  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
    1200 ft
Parks
  • Princes Street Gardens
    900 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    1800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    169

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Rooms and availability

Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel Double RoomMercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel Double Room
Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or 3 Single beds
Size: 230 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Spacious room offers a comfortable Double bed, private bathroom includes shower and bathtub.

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    Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel Twin RoomMercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel Twin Room
    Twin Room
    Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or 3 Single beds
    Size: 230 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    The room offers two comfortable Single beds, private bathroom includes shower and bathtub.

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      Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel Castle View Double RoomMercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel Castle View Double Room
      Castle View Double Room
      Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or 3 Single beds
      Size: 230 sq. feet
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      • Private bathroom
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      Specious room offers a comfortable Double bed, private bathroom includes shower and bathtub. The distinguishing feature of the room is magnificent view of the old town.

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        Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel Single RoomMercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel Single Room
        Single Room
        Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or 3 Single beds
        Size: 230 sq. feet
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        • Private bathroom
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        The room offers a comfortable Single bed, private bathroom includes shower and bathtub.

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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel Edinburgh location
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          Hotel Address:

          Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 2DG

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Edinburgh
            2000 ft
          Airports
          • Turnhouse (EDI)
            6.4 mi
          • Dundee (DND)
            35.2 mi
          Train Stations
          • Edinburgh Waverley station
            1400 ft
          • Bus stop
            1400 ft
          Restaurants
          • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
            1100 ft
          • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
            1200 ft
          Parks
          • Princes Street Gardens
            900 ft
          Ski areas
          • Midlothian Ski Centre
            1800 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of rooms:
            169

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghMercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

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          Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • winter wonderland - 400 ft
          • Royal Scottish Academy Of Art - 400 ft
          • Edinburgh Dungeons - 700 ft
          • German Christmas Market - 700 ft
          • Holyrood House - 1000 ft
          • Fruitmarket Gallery Ltd - 1000 ft
          • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 1000 ft
          • Stills Ltd - 1000 ft
          • Edinburgh Castle - 1400 ft

          Places of interest

          • New Club - 400 ft
          • Speakers Corner - 400 ft
          • Sir Walter Scott Monument - 700 ft
          • Gladstone's Land - 1000 ft
          • The Edinburgh Dungeon - 1000 ft

          Train stations

          Convention centers

          • Edinburgh Military Tattoo - 700 ft

          Shopping areas

          • Princes Mall - 700 ft
          • Multrees Walk - 1000 ft

          Amusement

          • Nobles Amusements - 400 ft
          • Booth Enterprise - 1000 ft

          Museums

          • City Art Centre - 700 ft
          • The Writers Museum - 1000 ft
          • Edinburgh Police Centre - 1000 ft

          Parks

          Theaters

          • Assembly Rooms - 700 ft

          Galleries

          • National Galleries of Scotland - 700 ft

          Local Attractions

          • Summerhall - 1.0 mi
            1 Summerhall, Edinburgh
          • Inverleith Park - 1.1 mi
            Arboretum Pl, Edinburgh
          • Holyrood Park - 1.2 mi
            Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh
          • Royal Botanic Garden - 1.1 mi
            The Garden, Edinburgh
          • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One - 1.2 mi
            75 Belford Road, Edinburgh

          Near the hotelNear the hotel

          • Church of St John the Evangelist - 400 ft
            Princes Street, Edinburgh
          • Princes Street Gardens - 900 ft
            Princes Street, Edinburgh
          • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 1400 ft
            Castlehill, Edinburgh
          • National Museum of Scotland - 1600 ft
            Chambers Street, Edinburgh
          • Scottish National Gallery - 600 ft
            The Mound, Edinburgh
          • The Edinburgh Dungeon - 1000 ft
            31 Market Street, Edinburgh
          • General Register House - 900 ft
            Princes Street, Edinburgh

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Number One - 1100 ft

            Address: The Balmoral Hotel
            Phone: 01315576727

            81% likes this, based on 463 reviews
            Cuisine: Scottish
            Price Range: USD 94 - USD 124

          • Dubh Prais - 1900 ft

            Address: 123B High Street
            Phone: 0-131 557 5732

            72% likes this, based on 433 reviews
            Cuisine: Scottish

          • Blackfriars - 2300 ft

            Address: 57-61 Blackfriars St
            Phone: +(44)0131 558 8684

            85% likes this, based on 63 reviews
            Cuisine: British

          • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant - 1200 ft

            Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
            Phone: 01312252832

            78% likes this, based on 416 reviews
            Cuisine: Asian
            Price Range: USD 10 - USD 25

          • Wedgwood The Restaurant - 2400 ft

            Address: 267 Canongate
            Phone: 0131 558 8737

            78% likes this, based on 954 reviews
            Price Range: USD 30 - USD 87

          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of rooms:
            169

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          Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

          Individual guest reviews

          • Couple
            7.4

            Location was excellent.

            I had requested a view of the castle,but did not know that that was extra, so declined to pay more for upgrade. The room that we got must have had the worse view of the whole hotel, back of rooms and fire escape.After requesting nice view , we got NO VIEW!!!

          • Couple
            7.8

            Clean comfortable rooms ,decent food ,excellent location

            The bar ran out of beer on a sat night ,maybe a facelift required

          • Single
            7.8

            Location and quite friendly staff

            No record of my booking - although this was sorted out in the morning. Shower in room was a little underpowered.

          • Family with children
            10.0

            The location on Princes Street above M & S was excellent! Given a room with a view of the castle and art gallery. Friendly and efficient staff

            Could not fault the hotel!

          • Group of friends
            6.2

            Rooms were better than they looked in the pictures online.

            All of the staff we came in contact with didn't seem to know anything. We decided to eat in the restaurant on our first evening. Some of us ordered what was on the starter menu but also available as a main course. When it arrived, the portion was very small (staff confirmed that it was the same size as the starter option). We were then expected to pay £13.95 while the starter option was only £6.95. When we queried this we were told that the main course option included a side order so therefore was better value for money. The side options cost £3.99 and according to our maths this was definitely not a saving! Once we spoke to the supervisor in the restaurant we were charged for a starter and side but had to argue the point with her. The following morning we arrived for breakfast (which was detailed on Booked.net at £10 per person and also on our confirmation documents). Our room numbers were not on the list that staff had and at the end of breakfast they presented us with a bill of £13.95 per person for breakfast. Again when we queried this with the supervisor she advised that breakfast was only available at £10 per person if it had been booked through reception while checking in. We had been checked in by a Manager who was extremely unfriendly (Matthew) and did not advise us of this. We then had to sort this to ensure that we were only charged £10 per person the following morning. We then decided to settle our bill the day before we were leaving in order to avoid any hassle when checking out. On checking in we had been asked for a credit card in order to count as confirmation of the room bookings. We never intended to use these cards to pay for our stay and the Manager assured us that this was simply a guarantee.

          • Group of friends
            8.8

            Easy rich of all major points of interest.

          • Single
            10.0

            location location location easy to travel from round city

            forgetting my £20 credit had run out and having to go without breakfast in hotel - staff could have quickly directed me to reception as i was told later, but all i got was a shrug

          • Group of friends
            6.2

            Central to all tourist areas,and shopping.

            Not enough drawers and hanging space.

          • Family with children
            4.2

            Convenience to shopping

            Room poor, needed refurbished. Shower in bathroom not working. Could hear everything going on in next bedroom. Do Not stay if you want to sleep.Discount could not be given due to pre payment. Needs brought up to date badly

          • Group of friends
            7.8

            The staff was absolutely lovely and helpful, the hotel was in a perfect location, we eat one night at the bar and it was lovely, the bed was very comfortable, overall I would recommend this hotel to everybody that is going to Edinburgh and I will definately be back.

            The only complaint we had that it was too hot in the bedroom, the radiator in the toilet was on all the time and there was no way to turn it off and we had to put the fan that we found in the wardrobe all the time when we were in the room, because everything else was lovely we didn't want to complain and we only stayed two nights but we would have said something if out stay was longer.

          • Couple
            7.8

            very very nice Location , I did not use any taxi or bus all my time

          • Older travelers
            7.4

            The view of Edinburgh and Edinburgh castle was outstandingly beautiful, and the best part of the stay at the Ramada Edinburgh Mount Royal

            If we opened the windows for fresh air, it was very noisy at night and first thing in the morning.

          • Group of friends
            9.0

            We always get a room with a view of the castle, which is amazing. The location is perfect it's in between Jenners and Marks and Spencers>

          • Single
            7.4

            Very conveinent for the shopping and eating

          • Family with children
            8.2

            The location of the hotel was excellent, right across the street from several museums and a few blocks from the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was clean and had big fluffy down pillows and comfortable bedding.

            The hotel was situated right above the main street with a busy bus stop right below our window. We were woken up every hour or so by drunken revelers singing, yelling and cursing at the bus stop which made it very hard to sleep at night. Saturday night this continued until almost four in the morning. The toilet needed to be flushed six or seven times before it would work. The beds were so narrow that one was in danger of falling off whenever you turned over. They were also hard and swung back and forth on the frame whenever you moved. Other than the excellent location in my opinion this hotel was a little pricey for what you got.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel Edinburgh location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 2DG

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Edinburgh
            2000 ft
          Airports
          • Turnhouse (EDI)
            6.4 mi
          • Dundee (DND)
            35.2 mi
          Train Stations
          • Edinburgh Waverley station
            1400 ft
          • Bus stop
            1400 ft
          Restaurants
          • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
            1100 ft
          • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
            1200 ft
          Parks
          • Princes Street Gardens
            900 ft
          Ski areas
          • Midlothian Ski Centre
            1800 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of rooms:
            169

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghMercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

          Use Badge