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Boutique 'Old Town' Apartment


Excellent 5/5 Score from 28 reviews

Cosy Lounge

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

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


This bright and spacious one bedroom apartment offers accommodation for up to four people. A truly unique cosy 'Pied a Terre', located in the vibrant heart of Edinburgh's historic 'Old Town' and only a two minute walk to the exciting and busy Grassmarket area, and another two minutes to the famous Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle.

If you want to be in the heart of the city this quirky apartment is the perfect place to chill. It is cosy, comfortable and well equipped. Within 50 metres of stepping out you are welcomed with cafes, bars, numerous restaurants, historic attractions, art galleries, concert halls, museums and so many more exciting places of interest. Princes Street gardens is a ten minute walk from the apartment which will take you directly to Princes Street, Rose Street and George Street where you will find trendy shops and boutiques and many more restaurants.

Located on the second floor this traditional Old Town apartment has original sanded floors throughout and has been fully refurbished. The large bedroom has a king size bed, large built-in wardrobe and ample storage. The spacious lounge has a dining area with seating for four people and a sofa bed to accommodate an extra two. The separate kitchen is fully equipped with cooker, washing machine, fridge, kettle and toaster. The apartment is gas centrally heated with instant hot water and fully double glazed.

The bathroom is modern with electric shower, shower screen and large modern towel radiator.

All bedding and towels are provided.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Portobello 5 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 50 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh 8 km, Nearest railway: Waverley Station 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, 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 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Shared garden

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21 Sep 2014


"Relaxing Oasis in an Exciting City"

Moira has decorated the apartment delightfully to make you feel at once on vacation (it has a real international flair) and thoroughly relaxed (lovely lighting accents). My elderly parents and I took… More

18 Sep 2014


"Sited for a long weekend of interesting places"

Owner Moira's charming rental is a quite good value for this area. You have to understand that Edinburgh is a fairly expensive city. Certainly not New York or London or Tokyo, but a far away sit… More

22 Aug 2014


"Perfect flat, perfect location"

My husband and I stayed in this well-appointed, well-decorated apartment in early August - just as the Fringe Festival was beginning. There is a grocery store just around the corner and many restauran… More

17 Aug 2014


"Best apartment"

We have stayed in various apartments for the fringe festival but this is the best one we have ever stayed in. Perfect location with easy walking to George Square, Cowgate, George Street. It had ever… More

16 Aug 2014


"Lovely apartment, conveniently located!"

This lovely and homely apartment is cosy and comfortable - it has everything you could need for your stay in Edinburgh. It is centrally located, only an easy stroll away from the tourist centre of Edi… More

9 Aug 2014



This apartment is in a great location, clean with comfortable beds. Moira was responsive and very easy to deal with. A great place to stay!… More

30 Jul 2014



Vraiment une location extraordinaire, situé a 2 pas de tout - chateau, parc,resto, quartier historique- tout en restant dans une rue calme ; L'appart est tres bien décoré, tout est propre, l&#… More

13 Jul 2014


"Cosy Apartment In A Great Location"

We enjoyed our stay in this apt very much...easy walk to the Grass Market area which had buses, shops and restaurants. The apt had everything you is a 2nd story walk up...once in the unit … More

6 Jul 2014


"Fantastic Apartment"

We stayed here for the Edinburgh marathon. It is well located at the bottom of the Royal Mile and in walking distance to shops and restaurants. The owner could not have been more helpful. When we ar… More

30 Jun 2014


"Quirky and cute"

We only had two nights in Edinburgh and this was a good location to walk into town and the university. It is a small apartment on the second floor of a building near the old town. Nice art and books. … More

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  • 1 Years listed

95% Response rate

Calendar last updated:22 Oct 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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