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Our Quirky Edinburgh Apartment

Certificate of Excellence 2014


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Excellent 5/5 29 reviews

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

This is our 2 bedroom property for visitors to Edinburgh. A fantastic 2 bedroom basement conversion. Brilliantly equipped for 2 couples, a couple with 2 children or 4 friends sharing. A lovely open-plan modern kitchen/living space with bags of character and designed for relaxing after long days exploring Edinburgh. The apartment has a luxury walk in shower, 2 comfortable bedrooms (1 double & 1 twin) with ample storage and a desk for writing your postcards or sending emails!

This is the perfect base from which to soak up the culture, history, architecture and nightlife that Edinburgh has to offer.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Portobello Beach 5.5 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 10 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh International Airport 12 km, Nearest railway: Waverley Train Station 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Bicycles available
Further details indoors

Whenever possible guests will be welcomed at the property for the handover of keys and given a tour of the property. There will be tea, coffee, milk & bread waiting for you on your arrival along with a welcome pack with all the information you should need to enjoy your stay.

A travel cot is available for an additional £15 per stay.

Further details outdoors


There is metered parking on weekdays from 8.30am to 5.30pm across the road from the flat. There is also a car park within approx 100m that charges a day rate of approx £8. From Friday night to Monday morning there is free on-street parking across the road from the flat.

Alternatively if you are not planning on using your car while you are here then you can drive it 10 mins out of the city centre to a side street where the parking is free,

The Lothians region

With so much to explore in Edinburgh's Old Town you're spoilt for choice.

Check out:

Edinburgh International Festival & Fringe

Holyrood Palace & The Queens Park

Edinburgh Castle & the world famous Tattoo

The Royal Mile

The National Museum of Scotland

St Giles Cathedral


With so much to explore in Edinburgh's Old Town you're spoilt for choice.

Check out:

Edinburgh International Festival & Fringe

Holyrood Palace & The Queens Park

Edinburgh Castle & the world famous Tattoo

The Royal Mile

The National Museum of Scotland

St Giles Cathedral

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21 Aug 2014


"Excellent Location"

As mentioned by others the entrance and stairs are not great but this is soon forgotten once you are in the apartment. We were there during the festival and it was a great base with all venues being w… More

14 Aug 2014


"Great little base during Fringe Festival"

After plenty of very helpful communication from Alex, we spent three nights at Our Quirky Edinburgh Apartment earlier this month. We were very pleased with our accommodation. As noted by other reviewe… More

11 Aug 2014


"Lovely apartment"

The stairs down to apartment aren't great but once Inside the apartment we were really impressed. It's beautifully decorated and everything has been well thought-through down to the last det… More

4 Aug 2014


"great wee flat!"

Excellent accommodation highly recommended. Great location for the Fringe, walked everywhere, no need for taxis.… More

28 May 2014


"Superb base to explore Edinburgh....."

A really lovely apartment, and run by a really lovely lady, Alexis. Nothing was too much trouble and this is a great base to explore Edinburgh from. Close to shops but very quiet and you'd hardly… More

27 Apr 2014


"Gorgeous apartment in a brilliant location!"

Whoever said don't judge a book by its cover was certainly correct! We were slightly nervous when we first opened the front door to the building, but once we stepped inside the apartment we were … More

23 Apr 2014


"Trendy modern cute flat in perfect location, with excellent customer service"

After arriving at a slightly grubby main door and looking down at the windows of the basement, then climbing down some stairs in a dark uninviting hallway we were blown away at the awesomeness of this… More

9 Mar 2014


"Perfect place for sleeping in the evenings."

Due to being in the basement, there are no nice views, but there is enough daylight to be aware of what time of day it is.Very comfortable with a dishwasher and everything you would need.… More

10 Feb 2014


"A very special place to stay"

Don't hesitate to book this apartment. We stayed as a family of four adults for a special birthday weekend, watching the rugby at Murrayfield and enjoying this wonderful city. We were able to wal… More

I'm so glad you all enjoyed the apartment and our beautiful city! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review and it would be lovely to see you all again in the future.

5 Nov 2013


"Practically perfect in every way..."

Beautifully furnished apartment within walking distance of all of Edinburgh's main attractions! 4 of us were met by Alexis and shown around after a very delayed flight from London on a Friday ev… More

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a lovely review.. come back any time!

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