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9 Dryden Place

Certificate of Excellence 2014


Excellent 5/5 Score from 28 reviews

Welcome to 9 Dryden Place, Edinburgh

Apartment | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

A stunning property from which to enjoy Edinburgh. It is in the centre of the Backet Conservation area with properties from early Georgian to the late Victorian eras. This is a very quiet residential area yet with ease of access either by foot or bus to all major attractions in the city centre. With high ceilings and cornice work this immaculate property is a joy!

Many of our visitors are family groups coming together for weddings, graduations or just fun get- togethers.

Within a short walk there is a wide range of shops, pubs and bars but also the wild areas surrounding Arthurs Seat down to Holyrood Palace, the Old Town and the Scottish Parliament building.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Portobello 4 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh Airport 15 km, Nearest railway: Edinburgh Waverley 1.5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The main floor

The lounge is an elegantly proportioned room with comfortable sofas and easy chairs. There is a coal effect electric fire and television with DVD player.

The kitchen/dining room is to the rear of the property with open views over gardens to the hills beyond. It has seating for 8 people and is equipped to a high standard.

The master bedroom, single bedroom and family bathroom with shower are on this floor.

The master bedroom is to the rear of the property, beautifully furnished with a range of fitted cupboards

The upper floor

Two further double bedrooms and study. These rooms of generous size have stunning views to the east, south and west. All have plenty of hanging space.

The immaculate internal shower room has a toilet and wash basin and is fully tiled.

Further details outdoors

Parking Details

At weekends ( 5.30pm Friday until 8.30 am Monday) on-street parking is available at no cost.

During the week pay parking is available just a few yards away. Alternatively, free parking is to be found on streets nearby.

Within a two minute walk there is a number of bus routes available which will take you to most parts of the city so a car is not essential to enjoy your stay.

Further details

No pets

No smoking

The Lothians region

A few minutes walk from the apartment will bring you to Holyrood Park with all the attractions of Highland Scotland, steep climbs,wonderful views and lochs . Holyrood Palace, the High Street, the Old Town with the Castle and Princes Street are a short distance away.

For theatre lovers the Festival Theatre is nearby and during the Edinburgh Festival, The Pleasance, Queens Hall and associated venues are close at hand.


This is an ideal location from which to enjoy the activities of the Edinburgh Festival and a welcome tranquil haven to return to after a busy day sightseeing, shopping or theatre-going.

Ease of access to the Scottish Borders and the beaches of East Lothian both by car and public transport makes this an ideal place from which to enjoy the delights of Scotland.

Newington has a wide variety of restaurants available and is only a short distance from Prestonfield House for special occasions.

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26 May 2014


"Brilliant spacious accommodation"

The apartment is brilliant and very spacious for the eight of us staying there. Sheila is very accommodating and helpful and made arranging a weekend away very easy. The apartment has beautiful views … More

6 May 2014


"Good and spacious accommodation in Edinburgh"

There were seven of us staying including a baby. The accommodation has four bedrooms and all the living space an extended family or group of friends would require for a very comfortable stay. The acco… More

26 Apr 2014


"Appartement tout confort dans un quartier charmant"

Nous avons passé 4 jours à Dryden Place, chez Sheila et Ian, les sympathiques propriétaires.Accueil chaleureux, chambres, cuisine et salles de bain très bien équipées, avec goût. Vue sur Athur… More

22 Apr 2014


"Great place to stay with fantastic views and easy access to the city"

We have just spent a lovely week at 9 Dryden Place and the apartment exceeded our expectations. The rooms were spacious, nicely furnished and the bathrooms and kitchen were modern and well equipped. … More

Thank you so very much for your kind review.
We look forward to seeing you again.
Best wishes
Ian and Sheila McLeish

18 Apr 2014


"Great Week"

We stayed here for a week over Easter holidays with my daughter and her family (aged 2 and 4). It was excellent value and a great family/group house. Handy for transport to all the sights in Edinburgh… More

Thank you so much for your kind review of your stay here.
Delighted that you had such a good time.
With our best wishes
Ian and Sheila McLeish

6 Jan 2014


"Wonderful New Year"

I booked Dryden Place for myself and 7 friends over New Year and it was exactly what we were looking for. Sheila was incredibly hospitable and explained everything we would need to know for the weeken… More

30 Nov 2013


"We loved the place!"

We travelled with our extended family; 7 of us with a toddler and we all loved the apartment. It was beautiful and cosy, not to mention spacious with a fantastic kitchen. The view from the rooms were … More

3 Nov 2013


"Absolutely perfect"

We could not fault our stay. The location, the size of the flat, the facilities provided, the welcome - it was all we could have hoped for and more. In particular the bedrooms were ideal for our famil… More

16 Oct 2013


"Lovely place to stay!"

We stayed here with a group of eight delegates for a conference and it was very comfortable! The house was lovely, with all the amenities you could ask for and beautiful views to boot. Sheila was also… More

13 Sep 2013


"Wonderful Place to Stay"

My family and I stayed at this lovely home in early September. We enjoyed ourselves greatly. The location is great, with a great view of Holyrood Park. Easy to walk around and get places. If you h… More

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