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Old Tolbooth Wynd - Royal Mile


Excellent 5/5 Score from 18 reviews

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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

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

The apartment comprises of a spacious and welcoming sitting room with views to Arthurs Seat and Canongate Kirk. There is a flat screen Freeview TV and DVD player , digital radio and CD player, ipod and ipad docking station and free Broadband access.

There are two bright bedrooms – one double and one twin both with en-suite and also a separate family bathroom. The apartment sleeps 4 and an extra folding bed for a child is available.

The kitchen diner is bright and spacious , fully fitted with microwave, dishwasher etc. and is very well equipped with all you need for a comfortable stay. This is a non smoking apartment.

The apartment is on the second floor and has a lift and full mobility access and also has gated underground parking - a huge bonus in the centre of town.

Old Tolbooth Wynd is ideally situated for Waverley Station – 5 minute walk and around a 10 minute walk from the bus station or the airport bus stops.

Walk through the private courtyard and you will find yourself in the Canongate area of the Royal Mile through the Old Tolbooth Arch built in 1581. Turn left to visit the historic Canongate Kirk and churchyard and the scene in 2011 of the Queen’s granddaughter’s wedding. Keep walking and you will soon come to Holyrood Palace , the Scottish Parliament and Dynamic Earth or climb Arthur’s seat for a panoramic view of the city.

Turn right at the arch and wander up the High Street to the Castle passing John Knox’s House , St, Giles Cathedral, the Old Parliament building and much more.

Exit the building onto Calton Road and it is a 5 minute walk to John Lewis and Harvey Nicholls and across St Andrews Square to the shops of George Street and Princess Street. There is also a Vue cinema complex at the top of Calton Road.

There are a wide selection of bars and restaurants in the Royal Mile and in town to suit all tastes and budgets. There is an information package in the apartment with recommended places to eat and details of places to visit.

If your visit includes a special celebration we would be happy to provide Champagne chocolates etc. at extra cost and to recommend romantic restaurants.

We want you to have an unforgettable stay in what we feel is one of the best cities in the world – we look forward to welcoming you to 4/5 Old Tollbooth Wynd.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh Airport 10 km, Nearest railway: Waverley Station 300 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, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Parking, Wheelchair users, Lift access
Further details indoors

The apartment is very well equipped and includes a super kitchen/diner, full central heating, free wifi, ipod/pad docking station etc. The secure parking is accessed via an electrically operated gate and is located at basement level of the building.

A short walk across the courtyard finds in in the Royal Mile and access to many bars, restaurants and shops.

The Lothians region

The apartment is in the Canongate area of the Royalmile which leads from Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood Palace. The area is steeped in history and walking in any direction will lead you past many landmarks of Scottish history from the 16th century to the present day. The area offers many interesting bars, restaurants and shops.


In August there is the world famous Edinburgh Festival with its thousands of shows and Military Tattoo.Other festivals and attractions run continuously throughout the year. Visit Dynamic Earth, the newly refurbished museum, art galleries or numerous other attraction all within walking distance from the apartment.

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30 Aug 2014


"Modern spacious apartment in ideal location"

This modern spacious apartment is ideally situated just a few minutes from the Canongate at the lower end of the Royal Mile. With two bedrooms, three bathrooms and a large kitchen/diner and sitting ro… More

28 Aug 2014


"Great base, but needs an overhaul"

A most convenient location for accessing all the main Fringe venues (and city centre) on foot and an excellent base for Edinburgh at any time of year, but not somewhere we wanted to linger. Stains on… More

23 Aug 2014


"Highly Recommended"

This is a first rate apartment which is ideally situated if you are in Edinburgh for the Fringe but which would also be a great choice for any kind of stay in this impressive city. Secure covered park… More

10 Aug 2014


"Perfect location for sightseeing"

Myself and three friends stayed here for a week, visiting Edinburgh for the fringe and the tattoo. This apartment had plenty of room for the four of us, and had everything we needed to make our stay … More

8 Aug 2014


"Thanks for a great week in Edinburgh!"

We stayed in Sandra's flat for six days with our kids (9 and 11) and had a fantastic time. There was enough space for all of us, all the shops and sights were close by, the car slept safely in th… More

6 Jul 2014


"Great Location, Flat needs a bit of maintenance"

The location of this flat is very convenient to the Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, New Town and Waverly Station. The flat was well laid out and spacious for our family of four- Mom, Dad and two teenage … More

1 Jun 2014


"I Would Not Hesitate to Stay Here Again"

We were four grandmothers traveling together on a 21 day tour of the British Isles. We arrived by train and the flat was just a few minutes walk from the Waverly Station. The location was perfect, j… More

12 Mar 2014


"Comfortable apartment in excellent location"

The apartment is very comfortable and has everything you might need for an extended stay. The location could not be better, right off the Royal Mile and a block from the train station. We had a minor … More

20 Jan 2014


"Perfect, would return!"

We stayed at this apartment for 3 nights in October 2013. Sandra the owner was extremely helpful with information, we found the apartment easily and gained access as per instructions.The apartment wa… More

14 Nov 2013


"Great location, great apartment - not sure there is better"

I stayed in this apartment for three nights with my husband and his parents. We were looking for somewhere with good access and in a location which would mean we didn't have to walk far to see th… More

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  • 1 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:16 Oct 2014

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