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Edinburgh Castle from the living-room

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Car not necessary

Edinburgh's self-catering Castle Apartment is in the centre the Old Town of Scotland's capital. The holiday flat is in a traditional Victorian tenement. There is a magnificent view of Edinburgh Castle from the living room window.

It's a great home base for independent travel on a Scottish vacation. The warm and comfortable interior has been completely modernized- free WI-FI, DVDs, Freeview and there is full central heating and a well equipped kitchen.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Will consider House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh 10 km, Nearest railway: Waverley 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Further details indoors

BEDROOM: It has a quiet, calm ambience and is situated at the back of the flat. The enormous double bed is American Emperor-size and is very comfy.

Small children and babies are welcome with a crib available on request. Duvets, covers, pillows and sheets are all supplied.

KITCHEN: It comes with all these appliances fully-equipped:

Washing Machine/Dryer

Fridge

Gas Hob and Oven

Microwave and Toaster

There are also ironing facilities.

Tea, coffee, milk and biscuits are present on arrival.

The Castle Apartment has an electric shower plus a power point for hairdryers and shavers. Fresh towels and complimentary toiletries are also supplied.

Further details outdoors

Castle Apartment is in Edinburgh's historic Grassmarket. This large open square was the scene of public hangings, the Porteous Riots and the haunt of the notorious body snatchers, Burke and Hare. There is a wonderful selection of specialist shops, pubs and restaurants on your doorstep and it is only a three-minute walk to the Edinburgh Royal Mile. During the Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe this lively area overflows with street performers, musicians and special events. The Royal Mile starts at Edinburgh Castle and leads down to the Royal Palace of Holyrood and the stunning new Scottish Parliament building. A large peaceful park, the Meadows, is only a few minutes walk away from Castle Apartment.

Further details

No hidden extras.

Price includes all gas, electricity, fresh linen and towels.

Payment is by cash, cheque, postal order or money transfer.

50% non-refundable deposit payable on booking, with balance on arrival.

Normally bookings are from 4pm until 10am of the leaving day but

let us know what suits you and we will arrange something.

Maximum four adult guests only. Children welcome.

Any excessive damage to the apartment must be paid for

before departure .

Sorry, no smoking or pets please, especially smoking pets!

The Lothians region

The Royal Mile starts at Edinburgh Castle and leads down to the Royal Palace of Holyrood and the stunning new Scottish Parliament building. A large peaceful park, the Meadows, is only a few minutes walk away from Castle Apartment.

Less than ten minutes walk away are four cinemas including the Cameo and the Filmhouse plus four theatres including the Traverse Theatre and the Royal Lyceum Theatre.

There are parking bays in the centre of the Grassmarket and a large multi-storey car park is only 150m away at King Stable's Road.

Edinburgh

Castle Apartment is in Edinburgh's historic Grassmarket. This large open square was the scene of public hangings, the Porteous Riots and the haunt of the notorious body snatchers, Burke and Hare. There is a wonderful selection of specialist shops, pubs and restaurants on your doorstep and it is only a three-minute walk to the Edinburgh Royal Mile. During the Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe this lively area overflows with street performers, musicians and special events.

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Review 1-10 of 12

5 Oct 2012

5/5

"Location, location, location"

We stayed at the Castle Apartment for 3 nights and it was a real home away from home! Right from the beginning of our booking, Tina and Gary were very accommodating and adapted well to our requests … More

2 Sep 2012

5/5

"Fantastic location, with everything you need for a great break!"

This was our first visit to Edinburgh and the Fringe Festival and Castle Apartment was a perfect spot for both. It was brilliant to sit and eat breakfast with an amazing view of not only Edinburgh Cas… More

1 Dec 2011

5/5

"Perfect!"

Excellent location, beautiful apartment - small but perfectly formed with lovely decor and an excellent power shower. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would return again

24 Oct 2011

5/5

"Perfect everything - stay, location, apartment"

The apartment was lovely - it was perfect for our stay. It had beautiful views, both day and night, and was close to the Royal Mile and Princes Street. The bedroom was at the back, so it was quiet, … More

18 Oct 2011

5/5

"Perfect"

We have stayed in Edinburgh a few times and this was the best apartment yet. The location, decor, host were excellent. Would definitley stay here again.

27 Sep 2011

5/5

"doesn't get better than this!"

Stayed @ the castle apartment and couldn't have enjoyed it more.Located in the heart of edinburghs grassmarket square,across from the castle.View from the apartment was incredible,shops, restarau… More

15 Sep 2011

4/5

"Fantastic apartment, great location, amazing view."

The apartment was beautifully furnished and has a great view of the Edinburgh castle. Its location at Grassmarket was perfect as there were shops and restaurants close by. All major sights were walking distance from the apartment. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the apartment and the owner, Tina, was a wonderful and helpful host.

10 Aug 2011

5/5

"Great Apartment, Great Location, Lovely Owners"

Stayed here for 2 nights back in Feb 2011.

Can only say how nice it was, Tina was very accommodating to our request to use apartment earlier, and leave a cpl of hours later on our departure day.

Location is spot on... in lovely square with great restaurants and bars.

5 mins walk to the Mile and 10 minutes further to Princes street.

Would stay there again and recommend to everyone .

Thanks Tina

5 Aug 2011

5/5

"Best View in Town - Fantastic Location"

This location can't be beat. It is located on Grassmarket and the view out the window is of Edinburgh Castle. Everything is within walking distance from the apartment. There are great restaurants across the street. Don't miss "Made In Italy" - for the best pizza ever. The Fiddler's Arm pub across the street has a local fiddle player from the highlands that was a real treat to listen to.

We highly recommend staying here. The owner was very friendly and met us when we arrived (even though our train was cancelled and we were 5 hours late) and had everything in order for us. There is a kitchen, a washer and dryer, all well equipped.

This is the most centralized and convenient location in the city and we would stay here again anytime.

4 Aug 2011

5/5

"Superb location, fantastic apartment, perfect anniversary weekend!!!"

Great apartment in a perfect location to explore. Right in the heart of the grassmarket. Fantastic view of the castle. No noise despite loaction as bedroon is situated to the back. Would definitely return!!

Review 1-10 of 12

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