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Britannia Ocean Apartment

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 15 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

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The Shore - Leith

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Spacious, modern, contemporary 2 bedroom apartment located within the cosmopolitan and vibrant Shore area of Leith, Edinburgh.

An ideal location as a base for easy, quick access to all the sights of Edinburgh and the Lothian's. Whether this is for a shopping expedition, sight-seeing, weekend chill-out breaks, festival breaks, nightlife or sporting activities such as cycling, walking or golf, Edinburgh has it all. It is one of the finest cities in the UK.

Situated only a few hundred yards from Ocean Terminal, home of the Royal Yacht Britannia, and indoor shopping complex with 12 screen cinema. The apartment is a few minutes' walk to the extensive choice of bars and restaurants on the Shore, and the water of Leith.

The apartment is ideally suited for a family holiday and business travellers alike. Rental periods are flexible from a few nights to short weekend breaks or longer stays if required.

The apartment is clean and spacious, with two double bedrooms and two bathrooms. It includes a west facing dining area and balcony which both look out to the Firth of Forth and the North Sea, with fantastic views and late evening Edinburgh sunsets.

The apartment is well equipped with a modern kitchen if self-catering is preferred to eating out. It comes complete with all required cooking utensils and crockery / glassware and has a microwave oven and integrated cooker, hob, fridge freezer and dish washer. A washing machine is also provided, along with drying and ironing facilities.

The open plan living and dining room comprises of dining table and leather sofas with Large Screen Digital Freeview TV, DVD / BluRay player / Bose iPod docking station and Play Station 3 with a comprehensive selection of games, and DVD Movies, and board games. The apartment has unlimited WiFi and we also provide an iPad for use within the apartment pre-loaded with tourist attraction and other apps of interest.

We also include a free to use Sat Nav for anyone with cars on request. This is pre-programme with a number of local, short drive and national points of interest, with the apartment address as the "home" location.

The apartment comes with its own allocated, secured ground level inside parking space with a lift direct to the apartment level, so no stair climbing is required.

Edinburgh airport is only 9 miles with a direct bus from the bus stop located just outside the apartment. A taxi journey to the airport is around 15-20 minutes and will cost approximately £20. Buses run past the apartment every few minutes to the centre of Edinburgh to Waverley Station and Princess Street, approximately 2 miles away. A single bus fare is £1.50 with a taxi fare to Waverley station costing around £8. The apartment is also accessible with a night bus service direct from the city centre. The Majestic Edinburgh Tour bus also departs from Ocean Terminal and runs right past the apartment.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh Airport 15 km, Nearest railway: Edinburgh Waverley Station 3 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access

About this location

The Edinburgh region


Edinburgh is a fantastic city to visit. It is truly architecturally beautiful and as Scotland's capital, there is a lot to see and do.

With its famous sightseeing, fabulous shopping, world renowned galleries and museums, New Year revels, award winning restaurants, other Scottish tourist attractions such as Rosslyn Chapel and world famous golf courses within easy reach and stunning surrounding countryside Edinburgh is the ultimate city break destination. You can also take a bus ride around the city on one of the famous bus tours which will help you get accustomed to the city and find out about its fascinating history.

Edinburgh Zoo is a great place to entertain kids and adults alike and is easily accessible by car and bus. You will also be a short distance for Edinburgh Castle, Arthurs Seat, Princes St and Gardens, Botanical Gardens, the Edinburgh Dungeon, the underground city and the Scottish Parliament and so much more.

Leith is the old port and docks of Edinburgh, steeped in history, and is now a bustling bar and café scene. There are numerous bars and eateries catering for all tastes and international cuisine with each offering something unique. Try cocktails at the Mal Maison on the Shore, contemporary Indian cuisine at Mithas, or just a real ale or whiskey with a mug of meatballs at Teuchters Landing, the converted waiting room of the old Edinburgh to Aberdeen steam liner. Leith also boasts 3 Michelin star restaurants.

Close by is Ocean Terminal, home of Royal Yacht Britannia, designer shopping and food court, gym and 12 screen multiplex cinema. Leith is also the home of the Scottish Executive.

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24 Mar 2015


"Couldn't have been better"

Our first time renting an apartment in Edinburgh and we will certainly do it again ! Great apartment in a fabulous location, with secure parking and a convenient bus stop. Claire couldn't have be… More

10 Mar 2015


"Lovely spacious apartment with pleasant views"

We are not B & B people, so when planning a short visit to our son in Edinburgh we decided to choose an apartment for a couple of night. This apartment was comfortable and well-furnished, with the ben… More

8 Mar 2015


"Home away from Home !"

Craig and Claire met us at the apartment and made us feel very welcome, they had thought of everything, even a welcome grocery pack (very thoughtful !) good central location , we hardly had to get th… More

17 Feb 2015


"Perfect base for visit to Edinburgh and Leith"

This is a spotless, luxury flat in an excellent location walking distance to all the main attractions in Leith and with excellent transport links to Edinburgh. The owner Craig made our arrival arrange… More

19 Nov 2014



we travel to edinburgh several times a year and normally stop in b+bs or guesthouses but we thought we would try something so glad that we did,the apartment is wonderful and gives you so … More

26 Oct 2014


"Excellent apartment to explore Edinburgh"

We stayed at this apartment with our 2 young sons and we all absolutely loved it. Its really spacious and the owners gave a very warm welcome - really informative and also left us a hamper with sundr… More

16 Sep 2014


"Fantastic Luxury 2 bed in the Centre of Edinburgh"

The apartment met more than my expectations. It looks better than the photos. Very clean neat and spacious 2 bed. Great location and easy access to all places in Edinburgh. Very Lovely stay. Is has pl… More

26 Aug 2014


"Lovely spacious two bedroom apartment"

Very nicely furnished, comfortable relaxing, and felt like home from home. We had been left a basket of food such as cereal/tea coffee/bread and there was butter milk and wine in the fridge.The owner … More

25 Aug 2014


"Brilliant base for the Festival and for Edinburgh generally"

Stayed in this lovely apartment for four days at the Fringe with my husband and another couple. Fantastic place to stay, modern, excellently appointed, spacious, spotless and well maintained. Lovely k… More

25 Aug 2014


"Acogedor,limpio y con todas las comodidades"

Nos esperaban en el apartamento para explicarnos lo que pudieramos necesitar. Fueron muy amables. El apartamento es estupendo, todo muy limpio, con muchas comodidades. El autobús que va al centro est… More

Review 1-10 of 15

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