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Spacious living room with info and guidebooks

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

1 Bedroom Apartment in the attic (access by stairs) of one of the two old poorhouses of Edinburgh's Old Town dating from 1740. Beautiful city skyline views to the Castle, town and Calton Hill. Overlooks Greyfriars Kirk. Recently refurbished. Modern, practical and comfortable furnishings.

Towels and Linen provided

Gas Central heating

Washing Machine (in a cupboard outside the flat)

Iron and Ironing board

Access to internet: Wifi (free)

Laptop available


Historic tenement building in Old Town, central and lively location. Close to the University and museums. Near shops, restaurants and bars. Shared garden. Secure entry system.

Parking: Metered Parking. Paid secure off-street parking nearby.


Edinburgh Castle 650m (0.4mi)

Princes St 900m (0.6mi)

National Museum 130m

Royal Mile (St. Giles Cathedral) 450m (0.3mi)

Parliament/Holyrood House/Park 1.6km (1mi)

Other Distances

Banking Machine 130m

Restaurant 140m

Bus Stop 60m

Airport Bus (Waverley) 1km (0.6mi)

Train Station (Waverley) 1km (0.6mi)

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Portobello 10 km
Will consider 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 20 km, Nearest railway: Edinburgh Waverley 3 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Shared garden
Further details indoors

Living room with gas fire, 1 double sofa bed, Freeview TV, DVD and Radio/CD/MP3 player. Small dining area for 2. Access to the shared garden. Open kitchen (ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, toaster and kettle). Small utility room with washing machine. 1 Bedroom with 1 double bed and velux roof light.1 Shower/WC with heated towel rail

Further details

Key Collection nearby

* Linen, towels and use of sofa bed included in the price.

* full payment is required 4 weeks prior to arrival or immediately after booking if booking is within 4 weeks of arrival date.

* This is a no smoking property and not suitable for pets.

Minimum stay: 3 nights.

* All utilities paid

The Lothians region

The Old Town of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, is the medieval part of the city. Together with the 18th-century New Town, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has preserved its medieval plan and many Reformation-era buildings. One end is closed by Edinburgh Castle and the main artery, the Royal Mile, leads away from it, down to Holyrood Palace and the ruined Holyrood Abbey. Narrow closes (alleyways), often no more than a few feet wide, lead downhill on either side of the main spine in a herringbone pattern. Other notable places include the Scottish Parliament Building, the General Assembly Hall of the Church of Scotland, the Royal Museum of Scotland, Surgeons' Hall, the University of Edinburgh, and numerous underground streets and vaults.


The flat overlooks Greyfriar's Kirkyard which is the graveyard for many famous Scots including George Heriot founder of the school next door to Greyfriar's, James Craig, designer of Edinburgh's New Town, and most notably Greyfriar's Bobby the loyal Skye Terrier who kept a 14 year vigil on his masters grave, both dog and his master, John Gray are bured here.

The Old Town is dominated by Edinburgh Castle which can be seen from the flat. The area has many cultural attractions and is home to many theatres, galleries and parks. The flat is near to the Meadows only 2 mins walk away. There is the Museum of Scotland just over the road which is both educational and entertaining.

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6 Oct 2014


"Great Little Flat, Superb Location, Lovely View"

Loved the flat... just the right size for 1 or 2 people. I am convinced that the 83 steps (which we navigated a record 6 times up and 6 times down on one of the days) was the reason I didn't gai… More

3 Oct 2014


"very well located"

In the center of Old Town, close to bus stops and one of the University campus, this flat is a good choice for those who want to move by foot in Edinburgh. The flat had everything we needed to our sta… More

30 Sep 2014


"Perfect Little Gem"

Cute and clean flat, has everything available for a comfortable stay. The stairs can be challenging after a long day but not as bad as we planned for. Graham and Jane were welcoming and have thought … More

20 Sep 2014


"hidden gem"

We loved this apartment tucked away in the heart of the old town. The stairs are the only negative for this well equipped flat but well worth it for the views when you get to the top. Lots of restaur… More

18 Sep 2014


"Great place in a fantastic location"

It is a nice flat and we felt right at home. The living room was bigger than we expected, but the bedroom was quite small. Great value for money, especially for the location. We woke up to a beautiful… More

7 Aug 2014


"Mignon et bien centré"

Nous avons été agréable surpris par ce petit appartement avec vue sur le cimetière de Greyfriars et les toits d'Edimbourg. Le logement est idéalement placé, en plein centre, à deux pas du … More

16 Jul 2014


"Home away from home... Close to everything."

I stayed here with my best friend and we loved it and are actually coming back for another 5 days.The flat couldn't be more conveniently locate as it is close to all the sights in old town. The … More

14 Jul 2014


"Lovely cozy apartment, perfectly situated"

We loved our stay at this apartment. It has a lot of character, in the attic, and is perfectly situated, with stunning views over Edinburgh old town (from the 5th floor, it dominates the city). Very c… More

17 Jun 2014


"Lovely location, beautiful views"

The attic flat has a beautiful view of Greyfriars kirkyard and of the city of Edinburgh. It is within easy walking distance of all the major attractions in Edinburgh and is very well priced. The fl… More

28 Apr 2014


"Lovely little apartment"

My partner and I have just spent the weekend in this apartment and we loved it, It was so comfortable and warm, And so quiet considering its location right in the city centre, We couldn't have as… More

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  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:23 Oct 2014

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