On Princes Street, opposite the Scott Monument and National Gallery, Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel has an excellent location, a friendly atmosphere and views of Edinburgh Castle. There is free high-speed WiFi throughout.

Each room has a flat-screen TV and some have views of Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street Gardens. The dining room has stunning views and 24-hour room service.

Princes Mall shops and the Royal Mile, with its theaters and nightlife, are a short walk from Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel.

This is our guests' favorite part of Edinburgh, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Located in the best-rated area in Edinburgh, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

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Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, American

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About Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

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  • Is there tea coffee making facilities in room ?

    Yes, we do provide coffee and tea


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    Asked about: Classic Single Room • Answered on October 3, 2019
  • Does each room come with an iron?

    No, but you can ask for an iron any time and it will be provided


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    Answered on November 30, 2019
  • Hi do any of the rooms overlook the Christmas markets? Thanks

    Yes, the upgrade rooms with castle view.


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    Asked about: Privilege Double Room • Answered on October 22, 2019
  • Is it a cooked breakfast

    Hot breakfast is served as a usual Scottish one. Sausage, egg, bacon, Haggis etc.


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    Answered on October 28, 2019
  • Is there a lift in the Mercure Hotel Edinburgh

    Yes


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    Answered on January 13, 2020
  • Is there a balcony?

    Our superior rooms have a balcony


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    Asked about: Privilege Double Room • Answered on July 27, 2020
  • Hello, Which rooms have the balcony?

    Hi, Superior rooms


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    Answered on February 20, 2021
  • is there free parking at the hotel?

    I am afraid we don't have any parking at the hotel


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    Answered on September 24, 2020
  • Do you accept guests from 29th of march for not work related travel?

    No, we will from the 26th of April. Please check Gov.scot travel section


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    Asked about: Classic Twin Room • Answered on March 27, 2021
  • hi, is there hairdryers in the rooms?

    Dear Guest, yes we do have a hairdryer in our rooms.


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    Asked about: Classic Twin Room • Answered on December 8, 2020
  • Do the classic double rooms have a bath?

    Yes, there is a bath


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    Asked about: Classic Double Room with Castle View • Answered on September 21, 2020
  • what rooms have balcony

    All of our superior rooms have a private balcony.


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    Answered on June 10, 2021
  • Why is there a price difference in the twin rooms when the pictures look like the same rooms ?

    Which rooms are you comparing?


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    Asked about: Classic Twin Room • Answered on September 21, 2020
  • Parking available? 2 motorcycles

    The hotel has an agreement with the Q Park OMNI. The discounted rate for hotel residents is £13/24h.


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    Answered on June 10, 2021
  • do you pay extra for balcony, also does other rooms have a window

    Superior rooms are the ones with balcony and you would be an extra amount for them if you have booked another room already. All our rooms have windows.


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    Asked about: Classic Double Room • Answered on March 27, 2021
  • Is early check in available?

    subject to availability


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    Answered on July 27, 2020
  • I plan to visit from 14th- 28th April. During that time ill have to 'Fast' due to Ramazan Would it be possible to have breakfast at around 3am daily?

    Hi, We could prepare a breakfast bag to collect in reception by this time. Please mention that in your reservation and also on arrival. Kind regards


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    Answered on February 26, 2021
  • Hi, how far is the hotel from the castle?

    The castle is 10 minutes' walk from the hotel.


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    Answered on June 10, 2021
  • Must have a window please I cant sleep withoutvonrvthabk u

    Yes, all our rooms have windows


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    Asked about: Classic Single Room • Answered on September 12, 2021
  • Where can i park please

    The hotel has a discount with a local car park called Q-Park Omni, which is approx 10 minutes' walk from the hotel as Princes Street is restricted to buses, trams and taxis only, Discounted rate for guests is £14.30 for 24 consecutive hours.


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What's nearby
  • Scott Monument
    0 miles
  • Waverley Mall
    0.1 miles
  • Scottish National Gallery
    0.1 miles
  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo
    0.2 miles
  • Multrees Walk
    0.2 miles
  • City Art Center
    0.2 miles
  • Gladstones Land
    0.2 miles
  • Royal Mile
    0.2 miles
  • The Real Mary King's Close
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    0.3 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle
    0.4 miles
  • National Museum of Scotland
    0.4 miles
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    0.5 miles
  • University of Edinburgh
    0.6 miles
  • Arthur's Seat
    1.4 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium
    1.9 miles
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
    2.1 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo
    3 miles
  • Dalhousie Castle
    7.7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Calton Hill
    0.5 miles
  • River Water of Leith
    1 miles
  • Mountain Arthur Seat
    2 miles
  • Lake Duddingston Loch
    2.5 miles
Public transit
  • Train Edinburgh Waverley Train Station
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    6.6 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    35.2 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    48.2 miles
How to get to Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel from Edinburgh Airport
    Taxi
    Public transportation
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1 Restaurant On Site

    SCOTT’S ON PRINCES STREET

    Food: British

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Amenities of Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel
Activities
  • Bingo Off-site Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast) Off-site
  • Live music/Performance Off-site Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs GBP 14.30 per day.
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hungarian
  • Japanese
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Sustainability initiatives

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Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Minors under 18 must be accompanied by parents or legal representatives. Third person named by parents must present their written authorization (certified signature).

Please note that the hotel is fully nonsmoking.

The hotel has an agreement with Q-Park OMNI, 10 minutes walking from the hotel. Discounted rate for guests is GBP 13 for 24 hours. Please validate your parking ticket at reception before departure.

Please note that the same payment card used to make the booking must be presented upon check-in at the hotel

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

  • Room options at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Single
    • Twin
    • Family
    • Triple

  • Check-in at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel by:

    • Taxi 30min
    • Tram 35min
    • Bus 40min

  • Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Bingo
    • Themed dinners
    • Live music/Performance
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel is 1,650 feet from the center of Edinburgh.

  • Guests staying at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • American
    • À la carte

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking

  • The prices at Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • SCOTT’S ON PRINCES STREET