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The Playfair Garden Apartment

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 7 reviews

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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

A tranquil and luxurious oasis within easy walking distance of world-famous Princes Street (0.4 miles/600 metres). This beautifully appointed and spacious studio apartment offers the discerning visitor boutique hotel levels of comfort and amenity.

Offering an attractive combined bed and sitting room, dressing room, separate kitchen and shower room, the 45m2 apartment has been exquisitely decorated, and has been furnished and equipped with painstaking attention to detail to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

A sumptuous leather king-size bed with deluxe mattress, pure and crisp Egyptian cotton bed linen, goose down and feather pillows and duvet, dressed with luxurious silks, sets the scene.

The large main living room also has a comfortable quality sofa and elegant dining area. For entertainment, there’s a flat screen digital satellite TV and Bose ipod sound dock. And Wi-Fi broadband means that you’re connected for business or for pleasure.

This room has double French doors opening onto the most delightful west-facing terrace and shared private garden – the perfect spot to enjoy an aperitif or for al fresco dining in the summer months.

Situated within an impressive neo classical category A listed terrace designed by the renowned architect William Playfair and built in 1821, less than a mile from Edinburgh Castle (1400 metres), and very close to the fashionable and bohemian Stockbridge district (0.3 miles/500 metres) with its trendy bars and restaurants and speciality shopping, this stunning apartment is the perfect base for anyone visiting Edinburgh.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh 12.9 km, Nearest railway: Waverley 1.6 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden
Further details

A returnable breakages deposit of £100 is required for all bookings. Arrival time is after 4pm. Departures by 11am.

The Edinburgh region

Edinburgh is located in the southern lowlands, on the Forth estuary ,and relatively close to the border region with England. It is an area of great historic importance, having been settled since pre Roman times, and was of course the seat of the Scottish throne.

New Town

Edinburgh is the cosmopolitan and cultural capital city of Scotland with many famous tourist attractions such as Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, the Queens official residence, the Scottish Parliament, museums, art galleries, theatres etc and is home to a number of festivals including the renowned Edinburgh International Festival and its fringe - the largest arts festival in the world - and the Edinburgh International Film Festival. As well as being a major European cultural capital and UNESCO World Heritage site, Edinburgh has more restaurants per head of population than anywhere else in the UK.

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25 Nov 2014


"The best apartment to stay in!"

We stayed in this cosy apartment for 3 nights and we loved it! Very quiet, safe and comfortable. Evelyn was the perfect hostess. She answered my numerous emails promptly and met us at the apartment … More

29 Aug 2014


"Great base for whistle-stop tour of Edinburgh Fringe"

Very good ground floor flat, clean & modern in an excellent location. We thought it good value for money during the expensive festival season & happily available for a 3 night rental.We got a very nic… More

12 May 2014



Bien placé à la limite entre Newtown et Stokebridge, proche de tout, quartier calme, l'appartement est bien agencé lit super confortable petite cuisine bien équipée et wifi (important). Accu… More

1 May 2014


"Great location but no hot water!!"

The location is perfect for any trip to Edinburgh whether it's for shopping or sight seeing you will be right in the heart of it here. Great value for money, cheaper than a hotel and nice to have… More

2 Oct 2013



Cet appartement est très confortable, idéal pour un couple d'amoureux. Situé à deux pas du centre (des gares de Waverley et Haymarket), et du quartier très bobo de Stockbridge, il est vraime… More

25 Aug 2013


"Comfortable, convenient and just right"

We loved the apartment. A great location, close enough to the centre, but far enough away to be out of the hoards of tourists. Every comfort is provided, just the most comfortable huge bed, small bu… More

9 Jul 2012


"Warm and welcoming despite the weather"

Playfair Gardens is a wonderful spot to return to after a busy day in a great city. The welcoming basket was welcome indeed after our long journey. The bed and linens are excellent! The kitchen is tin… More

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Evelyn W.

  • 5 Years listed

40% Response rate

Calendar last updated:30 Jan 2015

Based in United Kingdom

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