Merith House Hotel
Merith House Hotel in Edinburgh overlooks the beautiful Leith Links Park (the first golf course).
All Rooms Have LCD TVs (over 50 channels), tea/coffee making facilities, free Wi-Fi.
The Hotel boasts 15 En-Suite Bedrooms and 5 Shared Bathroom Rooms ( Located in our Annexe ). Please Note Rooms with Shared Bathrooms DO NOT include Breakfast.
All are comfortable and practical (room sizes vary) and are maintained daily. Front-facing rooms have lovely views over Leith Links Park where the original rules of golf were drawn up and played over five holes back in the 15th Century.
We don't have a bar but there are many bars and restaurants, both trendy and traditional, within walking distance.
Merith House Hotel in Edinburgh overlooks the beautiful Leith Links Park (The first golf course) . We are approx 1.3 miles from Princess Street, we are on a main bus route which takes approx 10 mins, bus no.25 or 12. We make the perfect location for the tourist and the business traveller. All rooms are en-suite with LCD TV's (over 50 channels), tea/coffee making facilities, free WI-FI and with complimentary sit down continental breakfast.
Free on street Parking (plenty spaces always available)
It is an excellent base for those who want to enjoy a more leisurely break and we benefit from having easy access to all of Edinburgh's major attractions, walk the Royal Mile from the Palace of Holyrood to Edinburgh Castle, visit the Royal Botanical Gardens, the Malt Whisky Heritage Centre, the Royal Yacht Britannia or perhaps enjoy a spot of shopping on Princes Street or Ocean Terminal.
The hotel boasts 14 en-suite bedrooms, all are comfortable and practical (room sizes vary) and are maintained daily. Front facing rooms have lovely views over Leith Links Park where the original rules of golf were drawn up and played over 5 holes back in the 15th Century. The Merith doesn't have a bar, there are many bars and restaurants, trendy and traditional within walking distance.
Your are issued with a key which will unlock our front door giving you unrestricted access whatever time you return but at the same time asks you to respect all other guests by observing our quiet policy after 11pm . There is free on street parking close to and within the vicinity of the hotel.
If you enjoy the theatre Edinburgh has several venues including the Edinburgh Playhouse, or if you prefer the wide screen we are close to the cinema at the Omni Centre, Leith Walk and Vue at Ocean Terminal. Portobello Beach is only a mile away, while Leith Waterworld and the Royal Commonwealth Pool are also close by.
If you would like to see more of beautiful Scotland please contact us before or on arrival for information, prices and availability of bus tours picking you up from the hotel door.
Please note: Our prices include continental breakfast in the breakfast room.
Minimum nights stay applies to following periods:
4 nights for New year (29 Dec - 2 Jan) ;
3 nights for Rugby/ Easter weekends in (Feb, March, April, May)
21 day cancellation policy applies. For cancellations / no shows the full booking value will be charged. Card details held for security, full balance is due on arrival. 5% surcharge for debit/credit cards.
Please contact the Hotel for Arrivals after 9pm, as a small fee is charges.
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Hotel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Free Breakfast
- Child Friendly
- Cots available
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- House Keeping
- Laundry Facilities
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Postal Service
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 21 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hotel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Check-in between 14.00 - 21.00. Please specify your arrival time when booking.
Guests arriving after 21.00 must email (email can be found on your booking confirmation email) the property 48 hours in advance of arrival and request express check-in pin code for key box. Express check-in after 21:00
If guests do not arrive by 21.00 and fail to email the property in advance, entry may be refused (No Show) or
Failure to obtain or operate the Key Box instructions will result in extra charges being applied for Late Check Ins (£10 per hour)
Minimum nights stay applies to following periods: minimum of four nights for New year (29 Dec - 2 Jan); minimum of three nights for Rugby/Easter weekends in Feb, March, April, May.
If you would like to see more of beautiful Scotland please contact us prior to or on arrival for advice and information on bus tours. Subject to availability we can arrange and book you tours that collects and drops you off at our door.
Special cancellation policies apply for the following events: Rugby, Easter weekend, Marathon weekends, Concerts, all of August -Festival, Golf Open(July), New Year.
Cancellations made within 21 days of arrival or no shows will be charged full and total price of accommodation during these special events.
Cancellations made before 21 Days of Arrival an Admin Charge of 10% of Booking will be Charged. Card details are held for security, full payment must be made on arrival. No charge when payment made by cash. 5% charge when paying by debit/credit card. For late check-in after 21:00, an additional Late Check In charge will apply Please contact Hotel. Payment is due on arrival.
Luggage storage charges apply, please inquire for more info.
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We are located one and a half miles from the City Centre and Waverley railway station.
From the Airport you can take the Number 35 bus to Easter Road in Leith. We're a short distance from the bus stop.
Alternativley you can get the Airport Shuttle Bus to Princes Street and get bus Number 12 or 25 to Leith Links. We're opposite the bus stop.
From the west, take the M8 motorway and head for Edinburgh. Join the Edinburgh bypass and follow signs for Leith. Our hotel is on Hermitage Place.
From the south, take the M1/A1 motorway and head for Edinburgh. Join the Edinburgh bypass and follow signs for Leith. Our hotel is on Hermitage Place.
From the north, take the M90/A90 motorway and head for Edinburgh. Join the Edinburgh bypass and follow signs for Leith. Our hotel is on Hermitage Place.
We're 1.4 miles away from Princes Street and one mile from Leith Docks, home of the Royal Yacht Britannia.
We're opposite Leith Links Park.