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Grassmarket Studio

Certificate of Excellence 2014


Excellent 5/5 Score from 65 reviews

View of Edinburgh Castle from Grassmarket Studio (Websters Land)

Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

City-centre studio apartment sleeps 1 or 2. Great view of Edinburgh Castle and just a short walk from Princes Street, the Old Town, the Royal Mile and the Castle.

Bright and comfortable with lounge/bedroom, breakfasting kitchen, bathroom and free Wi-Fi. On the 4th floor of a residential block (Webster's Land), 75m from the Grassmarket.

Tourist attractions are only 10-15 mins walk and close by are a concert hall, theatres, cinemas, bars, restaurants and cafes, as well as Princes Street Gardens and bus stops for the airport.

Minimum let is 3 nights, except Christmas & New Year when it is usually 1 week.

Size Sleeps up to 2, Studio
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh Airport 10 km, Nearest railway: Haymarket or Waverley 1 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Further details indoors


• LOUNGE/BEDROOM: Double bed, sofa, fitted wardrobes, hair dryer, TV/DVD + Freeview channels, Wi-Fi, CD stereo, pay-phone. Single Z-bed available.

• KITCHEN: Table and chairs, washer-dryer, electric cooker, microwave, fridge (with ice compartment), toaster, kettle.

• BATHROOM: Electric shower over bath, toilet, wash hand basin, shaver socket.

• Also provided: iron and ironing board, clothes airer.

BABY'S TRAVEL COT (& bedding), and HIGHCHAIR: available on request.

GROCERY PACK: can be provided on request, at cost price.

LINEN AND CLEANING: towels and bed-linen are always provided. (Washcloths/face flannels can be provided on request.)

If staying longer than 2 weeks we can arrange to change linen and clean the flat once every 2 weeks, at a time suitable to you.

The property is cleaned between lets, but it is appreciated if departing guests leave it reasonably clean & tidy.

NON-SMOKING: please note, the Grassmarket Studio is a "NON-SMOKING" property.

PETS: we will consider allowing a pet, if it is well-behaved.

SINGLE Z-BED: please note, the z-bed is not intended to sleep a 3rd adult, due to the size of the property. It is available for use when 2 occupants prefer separate beds.

TELEPHONE: the telephone in the studio flat is a "pay-phone" - use a Post Office phonecard for outgoing calls. Incoming calls operate as normal.

WiFi: free internet access is available via WiFi - the network name and password are in the apartment.

Further details outdoors


• Although on the 4th floor, it is reached by just 2 short flights of stairs (approx 20 stairs in total) from the main entrance gate which is at 3rd floor level.

Further details

Minimum let is 3 nights, except over New Year when it is 1 week.


• Please arrive after 3pm on the date of arrival, and leave before 10am on the date of departure. If this is not suitable tell us when you book, so we can arrange alternative times.


• Online availability and secure booking from our website,

• or contact us by phone or mail for availability and prices.

• 30% deposit required when booking over a month in advance, with 70% balance due 1 month before arrival.

• 100% payment required when booking less than a month in advance.

PAYMENT by: UK cheque or Eurocheque, Mastercard, JCB, Visa, Visa Delta, Visa Electron or Maestro/Switch.

DIRECTIONS to the property will be sent after the balance is paid. They include directions from the train stations and the airport. With most bookings we can send a set of KEYS to you before your arrival.

NON-SMOKING: Grassmarket Studio is a "NON-SMOKING" property.

The Lothians region

Scotland's capital city of Edinburgh is an attractive destination at any time of year. The history, the art, the architecture, the festivals and the scenery - all add up to an amazing experience. Festivals abound - from Christmas and Hogmanay celebrations to festivals of science, jazz, books, films as well as the world-famous Edinburgh International Festival and its even-bigger offshoot the Festival Fringe.

In the city centre the Castle stands high above Princes Street Gardens providing an unforgettable view from the main shopping area around Princes Street and George Street.

Our GRASSMARKET STUDIO is located in West Port, the road leading west off the Grassmarket, just south of Edinburgh Castle. The Grassmarket and neighbouring Victoria Street have a great selection of independent shops, specialising in quality, individual clothing and accessories, antiques, tea, cheese and quirky knick-knacks!


Less than 5 minutes walk from the Grassmarket Studio:

Sainsbury's Local (small supermarket) and Tesco Express (small supermarket)

Filmhouse and Odeon cinemas on Lothian Road

Royal Lyceum Theatre,Traverse Theatre and Usher Hall

Farmer's Market every Saturday morning (on Castle Terrace)

Restaurants and cafes in Grassmarket and Lothian Road

Local bus to/from airport (Lothian Bus #35)

5 -10 minutes walk:

Princes Street, with lots of shops including Jenners Department Store (the "Harrods of The North")

Princes Street Gardens

Edinburgh International Conference Centre on Morrison Street

Royal Mile and the Old Town

Royal Museum on Chambers Street

The Cameo cinema and Kings Theatre

Restaurants and cafes in Tollcross, Old Town and Royal Mile

The Meadows park

Express bus to Edinburgh airport (service #100 from Shandwick Place)

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22 Oct 2014


"Perfect location to explore edinburgh"

Ideal for out week in Edinburgh, everything is within walking distance. Only downside is the limited parking or none existent parking I should say. Allowed 5 minutes parking and got a ticket for being 6 seconds over. Carpark in was £15/day.

3 May 2014


"Perfect for 2 people who want to stay in Edinburgh's Old Town"

This apartment is ideal for a couple, possibly a couple with one small child/baby. It was spotless, big enough, comfortable and cosy. The owner/manager has thought of everything, including adapters fo… More

24 Apr 2014


"Five star!"

A real home from home! Everything you could possibly need is thought of and provided. The location is perfect for seeing as much as possible of magical Edinburgh. The service is the best I have ever c… More

6 Mar 2014


"Wonderful little place in a very interesting area of Edinburgh."

Excellent few days spent in this little apartment. It's situated in a very interesting block at the foot of the castle hill. Fantastic view from the kitchen looking up at the castle. The Grassmar… More

12 Feb 2014


"Fav - u - ous !"

Perfect in every way ! A little gem of a place, just not so little ! Perfect location to Explore Edinburgh… More

10 Feb 2014


"Comfort, quiet and convenience - my stay at Grassmarket Studio"

Everything worked well from easy booking, receipt of keys and directions - arrival at the accommodation - which was very comfortable with little extras such as games, books, Dvds, free wifi (good spee… More

31 Dec 2013


"Convenient and affordable apartment with friendly owners"

We rented this apartment because of the convenient location and good price. The owners were very friendly, they even checked in with us during our stay to see if everything was in order, which it was.… More

18 Dec 2013


"Good base to visit Edinburgh"

Lovely apartment, clean and convenient with everything provided for a comfortable stay. Good location for visiting the centre of Edinburgh. The key delivery system worked well, with very good informti… More

22 Oct 2013


"Excellent location. Very friendly, caring and helpful service"

Tricia and Jan were great communicators and went out of their way to ensure that everything I needed was provided.The location is excellent, within easy walking distance of everything.The apartment of… More

22 Oct 2013


"All comfort, in center, I really want to come back there"

We liked this flat very much. Very good location near the castle and old town. Very good organization, with Tricia and Jan, for the chek-in and out, and for "how arrive to the flat from...(statio… More

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  • 7 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:24 Nov 2014

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