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Nuremberg, Germany
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The Merith House Hotel is in Leith, a bit away from the city center. The room was basic, and the staff had been friendly to me; I arrived too early to check in so I just left my suitcase with them, grabbed the key and returned late at night. Everything worked out well. I didn't have breakfast, because I had...

Thank revrazna
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

OK it was cheap. I don't mean the price. Staff were irritated as we'd dragged them away from TV we did of course apologize I was surprised by how uneven the floor was and that building control allows doors to open directly onto stairs yes really. Yes so it was like furniture and bedding a charity shop wouldn't want ,...

1Thank alan a
Abbottabad, Manager at Merith House Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review Our staff are available until 9pm then it is their free time but are always on hand to answer questions. I'm a bit confused as to why you was in the Staff quarters??? The staffs quarters are more than suitable for them, they have no complaints. As for a staff member say about Backpackers no...

Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

On arrival the staff were very rude and short. They room was half decent. Wasn't pleased as paint was still drying in room and had a strong smell, other than that room was clean enough, beds were comfortable and bathroom was clean. Breakfast was ok for continental, first morning we felt awkward as the man didn't seem pleased when we...

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 12 June 2016

When I arrived the woman who ran the hotel could not find my key and after searching around she went back to the room and had left it there whilst she was cleaning the room so straight away I was not impressed, there were the kids of the owners running around and family sitting in the reception area watching tv...

Thank Kathleen M
Abbottabad, Manager at Merith House Hotel, responded to this review

Firstly I'm a bit confused that you wrote such a bad review as you stated you enjoyed your stay before you joined your Man "Friend" in his room. I'm sorry that the Check In Process did not go according to plan for your arrival. Sometime we do get Visitors just like everyone else, the Reception area is the Staffs Living...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2016

On my arrival I was rudely met at reception. My train had ran late, no fault of my own and was then made to pay £10 as it was 11:05. Which is fine, but the tone in which my money was demanded was not pleasant nor necessary. I travel a lot and this is by far the worst experience I've...

2Thank 101SLD101
Abbottabad, Manager at Merith House Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments. Im sorry that our Late Receptionist seemed rude to you, this is not normally the way he comes across. All Rooms are checked when a Guest checks out and if found to be Dirty they are re done. The Bedding is not Changed everyday, Clean towels if left in the Shower Area will be changed...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Fine basic hotel for stay in Edinburgh. Room comfortable and clean, TV worked, shower hot - so perfectly fine. Bus stop immediately outside the hotel so fantastic for getting in and out of centre of Edinburgh. Though everything in the hotel felt a little tired and worn - from the uninspiring (but adequate breakfast) to the decor.

Thank Jeremy B
Motherwell, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I was more than happy with the merith house hotel during my stay. People complaining about trivial things really get to me, if it's the ritz you want, pay the rates! The staff were really welcoming (the lady that checked us in was lovely and helped as best she could in finding somewhere local to eat) and friendly. The room...

1Thank Melissa G
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2016

If you can afford to spend a bit extra for a nicer hotel I would encourage you to do so. Merith House was adequate as a place to sleep (though walls very thin and could hear conversations/tvs/footsteps from other rooms) The room was cold but that could just be the Scottish weather. Breakfast was poor as one of the days...

Thank belllasmith
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This hotel is like a Family Guest House. Is cheap but has a lot to be improved, like breakfast, service and rooms. Also it is not city center...1h walk maybe. The area is very nice and has a park in front to relax

Thank Barata_16
Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Don't see why there would be a bad comment on here. Stayed here with my partner, me and her both had a great stay. Room was clean. Come and go as you please. Very helpful staff and bus stop handy to travel where ever you want! Close to the town and lots of places to eat. 5/5 for me. Highly...

2Thank Barry B

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Merith House Hotel is a family run centrally located guest house in the City of Edinburgh. Centrally located on a main bus route, No. 25, the Merith is within easy access of all Edinburgh's main attractions and is approx a 10 min bus ride to/from the city centre (1.5km). The Merith Hotel has 14 en-suite rooms, all with LCD TV offering over 50 channels, tea/coffee making facilities, free WI-FI and rooms are maintained daily. Front facing rooms have lovely views of the Leith Links Park famous for being the location of where the first rules of golf were drawn up, playing the game over 5 holes. Free on street parking and complimentary sit down continental breakfast. A Full Scottish Breakfast is Available upon request for an extra charge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merith House Hotel

Address: 2-3 Hermitage Place, Leith Links, Edinburgh EH6 8AF, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $48 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Merith House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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Merith Hotel Edinburgh
Merith House Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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