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Excellent 5/5 Score from 12 reviews

Constitution Street, Leith

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 12 reviews

The jaw-dropping lounge.

Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Pillars House in Constitution Street is an imposing late Victorian, early Edwardian building. It is only a five minute walk away from the popular bars, bistros, restaurants and pubs of The Shore in Leith, while a five minute bus journey in the opposite direction will take you to the heart of the city centre.

The imposing entrance hall has a marble floor and grand staircase.


The livingroom is truly jaw-dropping, with original wooden panelling, high ceilings, ornate cornices and sash-and-case windows. The interior design is light and elegant, with chandeliers, leather couches, a traditional rug and a stunning rococo mirror.


The large, stylish kitchen has fitted units and has been completely kitted out with brand new, modern appliances and utensils. It has a distinctive scrubbed wooden table that can seat at least six comfortably.

Main bathroom

The bathroom design is inspired by the fin de siècle period. The one nod to contemporary design is the beautiful blue glass splashback round the bath. There is a vintage-style sink and toilet, and tongue-and-groove panelling.


The shower-room is a bright space with a mirrored wall, white wall tiles and a slate floor. A heated towel rail ensures your towels (and you) are warm when you emerge from the shower.


There are three charming bedrooms - two doubles and a single/twin - each featuring elegant and comfortable beds and classic white bedlinen. Cream walls and chandeliers create an elegant, sophisticated and restful environment. We have one double and one single aerobed - very high tech and very comfortable - for extra guests. They literally inflate and deflate in seconds.

There are two parking spaces at the back of the building for clients to use.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Cramond Beach 8 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Airport bus runs regularly from airport to Waverle 12 km, Nearest railway: Waverley Station 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Secure parking

About this location

The Edinburgh region

Edinburgh is one of Scotland's top tourist destinations, with the annual Edinburgh Festival and Hogmanay festivities being key events for the thousands of visitors who come every year.

Visit the castle, Holyrood Palace and the Royal Mile to experience some of Edinburgh's history. Once you get to the top of the Mile you can indulge in some whisky tasting at the famous Scotch Whisky experience.

There are museums full of interesting artefacts and many wonderful galleries and exhibitions, including the Royal Scottish Academy and the Gallery of Modern Art, which is set in stunning gardens and has a wonderful cafe.

If music and theatre is your thing, then the Festival and Fringe have it all. Outwith the summer months, there's always a great show or play on somewhere in the capital. There are also art house cinemas such as the Film House and the Cameo.

Golf lovers can take a trip to Muirfield or St Andrews to indulge their habit. Both courses are a short car journey or train ride away.

There are some beautiful beaches in East Lothian, again accessible by a short car or train journey. Or if you prefer to stay in the city, Cramond Beach is only 4 miles or 6 km away.

Whatever your interest, Edinburgh can cater for it.


The apartment is in an ideal location. You only need to walk five minutes to reach the distinctive area of the Shore, where you'll find some of the best bars, bistros and pubs in Edinburgh.

You only need to walk five minutes to reach the distinctive area of The Shore, where you'll find some of the best bars, bistros and pubs in Edinburgh. This area is also home to two of Scotland's most famous Michelin-starred restaurants - Martin Wishart and The Kitchin.

The Royal Yacht Britannia and the Ocean Terminal shopping centre are also in the heart of Leith and are popular tourist destinations.

A five minute bus journey along Leith Walk will take you straight to the city centre, where you can shop, eat, drink and sight-see to your heart's content.

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Review 1-10 of 12

23 Nov 2014


"Perfect location, very well equipped and excellent value for money!"

Myself and 7 friends stayed here overnight during our girls' weekend in Edinburgh.It was was perfect!Location is great - a short taxi ride into George street or a 2 minute stroll down to the wate… More

11 Aug 2014


"Great location"

We parked the car in the back lot and did not need it again the entire week we stayed. The location is perfect for catching the bus into the city. We walked to a few of the local pubs and were very … More

2 Jul 2014


"Beautiful apartment"

We had a great stay in this lovely flat. There were 7 adults and I was a bit worried about inflatable bed as I would have preferred 4 bedrooms but to be honest the inflatable bed was very comfortable.… More

1 Jul 2014


"Better than the photos"

The apartment was beautiful and photos do not do it justice! High ceilings with beautiful decor and the immense space that you get! Each room has its own charm. My family and I had a lovely and rela… More

6 May 2014



The apartment is beautiful, clean and spacious once out of the hall way and behind the number 4 door. Completely met my high expectations. Enough room for 8 women to socialise and get ready for a nigh… More

28 Apr 2014


"Lovely apartment - but we felt it had been prepared in a hurry and was dirty"

David has a beautiful flat but we felt that the place had been prepared in a hurry and had not been cleaned adequately after previous tenants. The floor was really dirty and my children ended up with … More

I have never had the need to respond to a review before. All I can say is please read ANY of the other reviews and form your own view. Re the aero beds-every other guest has found them to be very comfortable-they are top of the range and give great flexibility. I also do all in my power to accommodate guests who arrive late-sometimes very late as in this case (no-one waits or has waited more than 5 min for me).Again it is worth checking all of the other reviews on this property and the two others I have on this site. Even better-come and see for yourself! David

28 Apr 2014


"Wow amazing apartment the perfect place for a large group to stay"

WOW, we stayed here with a group of 8 of us for a hen do and it was excellent! The apartment was stunning, very large and airy with amazing high ceilings. There was definitely plenty of room for us al… More

21 Apr 2014



Stayed here for one night for my sisters wedding shower and the owner David could not have been more helpful. The flat is really big and spacious and has everything you could want. Fully equipped and… More

31 Mar 2014


"Beautiful place - highly recommend!"

We only had this apartment for one night (unfortunately!) - there was a group of 8 over for a hen party. The apartment did not disappoint - very comfortably fitted the 8 of us, beautiful décor, high … More

31 Mar 2014


"Absolutely perfect - couldn't recommend it highly enough!"

Came from Ireland with a group of girls to stay in this apartment for one night and if there was anything I could change it would have been to have a longer stay. Being the one that booked for all, I … More

Review 1-10 of 12

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    • 1 Years listed

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    Calendar last updated:03 Mar 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

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