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Reviewed 15 July 2013

We stayed as a family in the Merchiston Residence in advance of a wedding. The Merchiston Residence was a great choice - it is in a lovely neighbourhood and is beautifully decorated. The booking process was very easy and Fiona from Merchiston Residence was happy to answer some queries over the telephone. Unlike some serviced apartments, this apartment had some...

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Merchiston R, General Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Merchiston, and that you enjoyed the neighbourhood. We are biased, but it is a lovely quiet spot, and yet seconds from everything you need. We hope to see you back at Merchiston in the future.

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2013

Stayed here from the 16th - 18th June.. All i can say is amazing! a few weeks before we went, i spoke to Fiona (the manager) and advised we were bringing a baby, she was great, advised she would provide a travel cot & highchair.. which were fantastic! also letting us check in & check out early due to all...

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Merchiston R, Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

Hello there Thanks for taking the time to write a review and I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Sorry to hear about the creaky bed, I haven't heard that before, but will certainly investigate now you have said! We look forward to welcoming you back to Merchiston Residence.

Mow Cop, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Excellent, contemporary apartment within a Victorian terrace. Very smart throughout, with little of the original interior to be seen. Well equipped with washing machine and dishwasher, however, there's no table and chairs, just two bar stools and a ledge to eat at. Off-street parking for one car and we were lucky enough to get the space, otherwise parking on the...

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Merchiston4, Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and very pleased that you enjoyed the apartments. I hope that you do come back and stay again and, if so, please ask when booking for one of the apartments with a table and chairs. Due to the space and layout of the apartments, some of the apartments have a larger kitchenette area, however, only...

Aachen, Germany
Reviewed 13 May 2013

What a place! Stylish, comfortable, top quality. AND value for money. We arrived, to be met with no one, got to the apartment, on the second floor, and had a bottle of milk awaiting the addition of tea, thank you! We loved the idea of the "hands off" approach, it really gave the feel of our own little apartment, our...

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Merchiston4, Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

Extremely pleased that you enjoyed the apartments and the area. It is nice being able to come and go as you please and enjoy the quiet privacy that Merchiston offers guests. I agree with you that, if elderly or any health issues ask for a lower ground or ground floor apartment to avoid the staircase, albeit not generally an issue...

Reviewed 6 April 2013

We are set to become Merchiston Residence veterans and share the sentiments of Mr Beattie. The location is excellent, a step away from countless coffee shops and eateries; with public transport at the end of the street and easy access to the city centre; with mini Tesco and Sainsburys on the doorstep to get the fridge stocked if you need...

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Merchiston4, Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. I am pleased that you mention The Dominion Cinema, which is such an amazing place to go and see the latest film, especially if you are lucky enough to be in the extremely comfortable sofa room (a real hidden treasure)! The Morningside area is also another fantastic place to explore as well as Bruntsfield...

Morpeth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2013

Whenever the urge takes us to deceive ourselves (in a nice sort of way you understand) that we can cut it with the best of the capital's cosmopolitan chatterati, we book a night or two into this posh wee oasis. The grand facade and the welcomingly stylish vestibule never disappoint us and once we have successfully negotiated the keyless entry...

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Merchiston4, Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

What a lovely review and thank you for taking the time to post this on Trip Advisor. I especially like the way you mention the place as a "wee haven" which sums up exactly how Merchiston Residence feels, situated on a lovely quiet street just far enough away from the hustle and bustle of city environment. I do hope you...

Reviewed 12 February 2013

From the minute you walk in the lobby you know its going to be plush and clean! I stayed here for two weeks while working in the area, and have nothing but praises. I stayed in two different apartments ( 3 & 6 ) both excellent, with fixtures and fittings are of the highest standard and the beds were very...

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Merchiston4, Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

Extremely pleased that you did finally find us and even better that you came back so thank you as your business is greatly appreciated. We are building up a lot of great return guests which I hope continues!

Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2013

Super quality studio apartment oozing quality all the way. Everything you need is there plus a small hospitality tray.Very handy Clean ,tidy top quality furnishings. Gorgeous shower, and luxurious bed. Friendly manager . Very convenient check in process.

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Merchiston4, Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

Thank you for your superb review - extremely pleased that you enjoyed staying in one of our studio apartments and that you were pleased with the facilities. Good tip re the parking situation, should there not be a space on our driveway!

Reviewed 10 January 2013

My husband and I stayed 1st December for an overnight stay to do some Christmas shopping and yet again it was of an exceptional standard. I have and will continue to recommend to friends and family to this residence as it is still one of the best we have stayed in. Thanks again to all the staff who contribute to...

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Merchiston4, Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review once again, for coming back to stay with us and also for continuing to recommend us to your friends and family which we appreciate a great deal.

Bonn, Germany
Reviewed 19 December 2012

We stayed at Merchiston Residence in November for 3 nights. The apartment was very clean and the design was modern and stylish. The apartment was equipped with everything you need. (Kitchen very well equipped). They even provided cereals and some milk in the fridge for us. You can make you own tea and coffee as well. THe apartment has wifi...

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Merchiston4, Manager at Merchiston Residence, responded to this review

An excellent review from a satisfied guest - thank you for taking the time to post this, greatly appreciated once again!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A grand Victorian property of 8 luxury serviced apartments set in the cosmopolitan district of Merchiston where visitors are now offered an unrivalled home from home experience. The sumptuous interiors at Merchiston Residence are contemporary and bespoke, exuding sophisticated elegance. Merchiston Residence is a minute’s walk from the fashionable area of Bruntsfield which is home to designer boutique shopping and a myriad of independent eateries, and is a 15-20 minute walk or 5 minute bus or taxi ride into the city centre and the surrounding landmarks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merchiston Residence

Address: 4 Merchiston Avenue, Edinburgh EH10 4NX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: ₹ 5,022 - ₹ 16,514 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Merchiston Residence 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“I would say they are all good”
 of 5 bubbles K1143FAcarolem, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ask for the double bedroom on the ground floor :)”
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 of 5 bubbles Angelaslips, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“apartment 5 is a family apartment but has a separate bedroom”
 of 5 bubbles I352GWjuliec, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a high level room for less street noise”
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  • view of kitchen, stairs to loft, front door and bathroom, from living room
  • kitchen view from the living room. stairs take you up to the loft
  • bedroom on main level looking out to the living room
  • living room and dining table
  • view from loft of living room and master bedroom
 of 5 bubbles j_the_travelbug, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the basement apartment and although I had concerns re light, it was very bright and airy.”
 of 5 bubbles fimcd1, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
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