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City Centre Courtyard Apt

Certificate of Excellence 2014


Excellent 5/5 Score from 26 reviews


Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Location! Location! Location! Our stunning 4 star courtyard apartment is only 8 steps down from pavement level. Courtyard areas to front and rear suitable for smokers - rear area also has patio table and chairs.

3 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms! Beds can be 3 kingsize or 6 singles. All bedrooms have wall mounted TV's. Two quality folding beds comfortably increase the sleeping arrangements to accommodate 8 guests at a cost from £35 each per night. We can supply free of charge a travel cot & high chair. There are lots of toys, games, books, cd's & dvd's in the apartment.

Fabulous large comfortable lounge with leather corner sofa and plenty seating for guests to relax and chill. 42" wall mounted TV with Freeview channels including surround sound. Diining area for 8 guests. Superb fully equipped kitchen including hob, double oven, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge, freezer, microwave, coffemaker & toaster. Plenty plates, cutlery, glasses, pots etc.

We provide a "Welcome Pack" which contains, butter, bread, milk, cereals & jams. There are always tea bags, sugar, salt, pepper, sauces, cooking oil, dishwashing tablets, bin liners etc., in the apartment.

Outside patio area to front and rear of property which is suitable for smokers. The apartment is cleaned to the highest standard.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Portobello 10 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh 15 km, Nearest railway: Waverley & Haymarket 500 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, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (6), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking
Further details indoors

One en suite has shower, bath, washand basin & w.c. while the other en suite has shower, handbasin & w.c.

Family bathroom has separate shower, bath, washand basin & w.c.

Kitchen fully equipped with plenty plates, cutlery, pots, glasses etc.

Further details outdoors

The apartment is only 8 steps down from street level so suitable for guests with limited mobility.

There is a terrace to the front and rear of the property - the rear terrace has a patio with table & chairs. Smokers may smoke in either terrace but not in the apartment.


There is on street metered parking, which is free if any of the party hold a blue disabled badge car permit. There is a public car park in Castle Terrace which is about a ten minute walk away through Princes Street gardens. We usually recommend an area which by car is only about ten minutes away that has free on street parking, then you can take a bus (£1.50) or a taxi (£7/8) back to the apartment.

Further details

We do accept one night bookings, but they are subject to a 50% surcharge as the cleaning and laundry is the same for one night or more.

Edinburgh Festival, Hogmany, Christmas & Rugby, special event weekends etc are charged at a slightly higher rate, please enquire for a price.

All prices are for 6 guests.

We take a £100 deposit to hold your dates then payments are usually split into two. First one due 3 months before holiday and second one 6 weeks before or cash on arrival for which a receipt is given.

The Lothians region

Edinburgh is the capital City of Scotland and our apartment is only one minute away from the most famous street in Scotland, Princes Street with a wealth of shops on one side and the beautiful Princes Street gardens on the other. Edinburgh Castle can be seen from the front of the property.


Shops, restaurants, bars, museums, art galleries etc on your doorstep. Two train stations Waverley & Haymarket within a ten minute walk. Edinburgh's main bus station is about a five minute walk away.

There is a list of restaurants in the apartment that either we or guests have recommended.

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25 Aug 2014


"Absolutely brilliant apartment"

This apartment is in a great location for exploring Edinburgh right in the centre with everything on your doorstep. The apartment itself was lovely, comfortable, very clean & had everything you could… More

You are so kind taking the time to write this wonderful review - we would be delighted to welcome you back anytime!

Thank you!

1 Aug 2014


"Absolutely Perfect!"

From the time I started emailing Pat about the apartment to the time we got back home it was a pleasure dealing with Pat. The apartment was everything that was described and more. It was in a perfect … More

How brilliant to come back from holiday and find this fantastic review - it made coming home easier! If we awarded guests points for treating our apartment with care and respect - these lovely people would be up at the top of the chart! We really hope to welcome you back in the future - thanks and take care!

29 Jul 2014


"Beautiful Edinburgh"

The flat we rented was absolutely beautiful. Very comfortable, with all of the amenities needed for our stay, including a fully equipped kitchen and laundry. Immaculate and quiet, yet just a short w… More

Lovely guests like you and your party make our hard work very worthwhile. It was my pleasure to meet you all and I hope in the future to welcome you all back. I am very proud of Edinburgh and it's great to know that our guests enjoy it so much! Haste Ye Back!

30 Jun 2014


"Fantastic and beautiful apartment in a great location"

We had a wonderful stay at 49a. The apartment was beautiful, very spacious and suited to everyone's needs. There were 8 girls in total so 3 bathrooms came in very handy! We loved it and it was in… More

I really appreciate when guests take the time to write a review especially such a lovely one! As I said to you if there was an award for respectful guests you and your friends would be up at the top. We hardly knew you all had been in the apartment as you left it sooo nice and tidy - thank you all!

22 Jun 2014


"A superb find."

49a Castle Street was a real treat. The booking and communication with Pat was easy and she accommodated us with changes and flexible arrival/departure times. We were a mixed group gathering for a re-… More

Thanks for being great guests - we would be delighted to welcome you back anytime!

27 May 2014


"Fab apartment in great location"

We were a family party of 7 adults, one to run the marathon and six to watch. The property was clean, spacious and well presented, contained everything we needed and even had a welcome pack with milk,… More

Your kindness & time to write this great review is very much appreciated - thanks!

24 May 2014


"Excellent! Can't wait to go back!"

We arrived here as a party of 5 ladies of mixed ages to celebrate my 40th birthday. We have stayed in Edinburgh on several occasions but we rate this location and apartment the best for us. We were … More

We would be delighted to welcome you all back anytime - thanks for your fab review and for leaving the apartment so nice - it was really appreciated - apart from the beds being slept in we would not have known you had been there!!

10 May 2014


"Perfect place for a stay in Edinburgh"

This apartment was just perfect for our weekend away in Edinburgh. It is in a fantastic location with easy access to the shops and all the wonderful sights Edinburgh had to offer. Restaurants and bars… More

Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a fab review, lovely guests like you make our job worthwhile - you would be welcome back anytime!

23 Apr 2014


"Brilliant Apartment - would highly recommend"

The apartment cannot be recommended too highly. Ideal location with easy access to bars, restaurants & shops. Everything in walking distance but if needed bus service enables you to go further a field… More

Oh! thanks so much for that wonderful review - it was so nice to meet you and your lovely family - we are just sooo glad you enjoyed the apartment and Edinburgh!

26 Mar 2014


"Superb - in every way!"

Just back from a wonderful weekend in this beautiful apartment. Could not recommend highly enough! Perfect location with beautiful views of the castle and so central - can walk everywhere!Prior to arr… More

What a review, you are so kind! We would be delighted to welcome back lovely guests like you anytime in the future. Thanks so much for taking the time to write this, it really is so appreciated!

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Calendar last updated:17 Sep 2014

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