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Hopetoun St Apt - Murphy's Pl

Certificate of Excellence 2014

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Masterbedroom with kingsize bed, ensuite and dressing area.

Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

A beautiful, well equipped ground-floor apartment, in a quiet secure residential development, our goal is to make the apartment a home from home, so you can relax and enjoy your break in comfort.

Ideal for couples, groups or families who want easy access to the city, plenty of space (100 sq meters) in a peaceful environment. 10 – 15 minutes walk from the east end of Princes Street, with private parking.

A short walk to Edinburgh's many attractions, some things to mention, Holyrood Palace, The Parliament, The Castle, The Playhouse Theatre, Botanic Gardens and Princes Street.

We are proud to have achieved the Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Award as well as Category 3 access for residents with mobility issues. We have welcomed many guests with varying requirements over the years.

The apartment is the perfect base from which to explore Edinburgh and Scotland.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Portobello 5.4 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh 15 km, Nearest railway: Waverley 600 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details indoors

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Award.

Large, bright, clean, well equipped kitchen, there is a dish washer, washing machine/tumble drier, gas hob, electric oven, microwave, kettle, toaster, filter coffee maker. You will find a good selection of pots and pans, casserole dishes and oven trays. We supply tea, coffee, sugar, bin bags, kitchen roll, dishwasher tablets, washing up powder, freezer bags.

Separate dining area, with a table and six chairs.

Peaceful lounge, 2 new leather three seater sofas, 2 chairs, TV, Sky, DVD, WIFI, iPod docking station.

Master bedroom, king-size bed, en suite with large shower unit.

Two further bedrooms, both with twin single beds.

Bathroom, with bath and shower.

All bed linen and towels provided.

Kids cot, high-chair, pram, plastic bowls, plates tumblers etc available if required.

Gas central heating provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere all year round, along with instant and constant hot water.

Wheelchair access, stool for shower available, hand rail above the bath and one in the shower, Parking space, Category 3 award for access for residents with mobility difficulties from the Scottish Tourist Board.

Further details outdoors

The apartment is located in a beautifully landscaped city centre development just a few minutes stroll to the top of Leith Walk.

The Lothians region

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. Located in the south-east of Scotland, Edinburgh lies on the east coast of the Central Belt, along the Firth of Forth, near the North Sea. Owing to its spectacular, rugged setting and vast collection of Medieval and Georgian architecture, including numerous stone tenements, it is often considered one of the most picturesque cities in Europe.

Edinburgh is the seat of the Scottish Parliament. The city was one of the major centres of the Enlightenment, led by the University of Edinburgh, earning it the nickname Athens of the North. The Old Town and New Town districts of Edinburgh were listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. There are over 4,500 listed buildings within the city. Edinburgh is the world's first UNESCO City of Literature.

Edinburgh is well-known for the annual Edinburgh Festival, a collection of official and independent festivals held annually over about four weeks from early August. The most famous of these events are the Edinburgh Fringe (the largest performing arts festival in the world), the Edinburgh International Festival, the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, and the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Other events include the Hogmanay street party (31 December), Burns Night (25 January) and the Beltane Fire Festival (30 April). There is also the Edinburgh Marathon in May and the Moonwalk in June for the more active visitors.

Another annual event not to be missed, from the end of November until the beginning of January, Edinburgh hosts a lively Christmas Market, as well as an open air ice rink in Princes Street Gardens, there is a great buzz in the City, lots of shopping, Pantomine and Christmas Shows, all this festivity culminates with Hogmany Celebrations second to none, live music at The Castle, thousands of people at the Street Party, certainly something to experience at least once if you can.

Edinburgh regularly polls as one of the best places to live, having won more than 12 UK Best City Awards in 8 years to 2013. The city attracts 1 million overseas visitors a year. Tourism is an important economic mainstay in the city. In August of each year during the Edinburgh Festivals, we host over 4.4 million visitors, and generate in excess of £100m for the Edinburgh economy. Edinburgh is the second most popular tourist destination in the UK and was voted European Destination of the Year at the World Travel Awards 2012.

Edinburgh

Leith Walk has a plethora of coffee shops and little cafes where you can grab some breakfast

There are numerous quality restaurants within minutes of the apartment, as well as a lovely selection of pubs to choose from, modern and traditional. There are five Michelin Star Restaurants close by, The Kitchin and Martin Wishart can be found at The Shore area in Leith, these along with The Plumed Horse, are all a few minutes in a taxi, while Number One and 21212 are within 10 minute walking distance.

We also have menus for our favourite home delivery available in the apartment, if you prefer a wee night in with your feet up.

Broughton Street has many award winning bars as well as Crombie's Butchers and Real Foods. Valvona and Crolla at the top of Leith walk is a wonderful Italian deli - a must for any foodies. Cannonmills and Stockbridge are within easy reach and both have some lovely independent retailers on their respective parades. Princes Street and George Street have all the usual highstreet names you would expect.

Things to do on your visit to Edinburgh, The Botanical Gardens, (The Hopetoun Village development has been built on the site of the Botanical Gardens from 1763 - 1820), Inverleith Park, Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Scottish Parliment, Arthur's seat and Holyrood Park. Shopping - Multrees Walk hosting brands such as Louis Vuitton, Emporio Armani, Mulberry and Calvin Klein, with Harvey Nichols anchoring the development, Edinburgh is also home to the famous Jenners, John Lewis and the new Ocean Terminal.

For kids... Dynamic Earth, Deep Seaworld, Edinburgh Zoo, The Edinburgh Dungeons and lots of playparks and softplay facilities nearby.

Museums and Art Galleries

National Gallery of Scotland, Royal Scottish Academy, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Dean Gallery, City Art Centre, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Doggerfisher and Ingleby Gallery. The Museum of Scotland, the Royal Museum, the National Library of Scotland, National War Museum of Scotland, the Museum of Edinburgh, Museum of Childhood and the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The newly renovated Portrait Gallery.

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Review 1-10 of 86

29 Jul 2014

5/5

"Impeccable accommodation in a convenient city neigbourhood location"

The accommodation far exceeded our expectation; it was very spacious, had all the modern conveniences we hoped for and was spotlessly clean! The location was ideal, just a short bus ride to the city c… More

28 Jul 2014

5/5

"great apartment close to everything"

huge clean apartment, perfect for families. walking distance to everything. comfortable stay. would recommend… More

16 Jul 2014

5/5

"Lovely, bright apartment in walking distance of main attractions."

This roomy, bright and well-equipped apartment was sparkling clean upon our arrival and provided us with an excellent base for exploring the city during our week-long stay. So comfortable that we alm… More

24 Jun 2014

5/5

"Really Lovely!"

Really enjoyed our stay - great location, very clean and everything you could want from a home from home! Nothing was too much trouble. Thank you!… More

22 Jun 2014

5/5

"Far Above our expectations!"

The apartment is amazing! So luxurious and done up to a high standard. Access to the rear of the apartment is excellent for wheelchair and disabled users/ The rooms are spacious and are beautifully cl… More

20 Jun 2014

5/5

"Great apartment, good location, will definately return"

Edele was there to meet us on arrival, she had given us loads of information on the apartment and the local area. The apartment is situated in a quiet area but is within walking distance to some good … More

18 Jun 2014

5/5

"Superbly equipped trendy apartment ideal location"

This apartment is fantastic-I have stayed there 3 times to date. It has everything and is ideal to explore Edinburgh . It is very spacious and 6 adults fit comfortably. It's walking distance of … More

16 Jun 2014

5/5

"Great location, excellent communication and superb accommodation!"

Edele was really helpful, she provided additional bed/bedding for kids. The apartment is well equipped with everything you could possibly need, spacious, very comfy, very homely. Nice and quiet locati… More

14 Jun 2014

5/5

"THOROUGHLY ENJOYED"

We have just returned from Murphy's Place - we stayed for five days. The apartment was lovely - a real home from home experience . The only negative that we found with the area is that it is quit… More

7 Jun 2014

5/5

"Superb"

2nd time at this apartment. Lovely place to stay. Clean, tidy and spacious. It could not a better place to base your self when visiting Edinburgh. 10 minutes walk to Princess St, or if feeling one of… More

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