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Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6
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Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6
This refurbished flat is in a perfect location for anyone wanting to really get the best out of Edinburgh.
Located right in the centre, just off the Royal Mile, it is perfect for anyone wanting to see the Festival as most venues are just 5-10 minutes walk away. When not in Festival time there is still plenty to see and do, with museums, shopping and leisure activities (swimming (including commonwealth pool), cinema, gym) right on your doorstep!
Arthur's Seat is just less than a 10 minute walk down the Royal Mile and the castle the same distance but up the hill!
Bus stops are located very near to the flat where you can get to most places - including the Pentlands if you're into walking or downhill biking. With Waverley train station a five minute walk away, so close for your arrival or if you fancy a day out to another local city! A local bike hire shop is just next door.
This first floor flat features two large, spacious, double bedrooms and when sleeping more than 4, one smaller double bedroom. It includes a bathroom with shower and bath and heated towel rail. A roomy lounge with TV, DVD player and stereo and a large kitchen and dining area. There is a large cloakroom with plenty of coat hanging and storage space. Although we are in the centre of town we face onto a courtyard which other families and you can enjoy so we do ask that you respect our neighbours, their privacy and right not to be disturbed by excessive noise or aggressive behaviour. I'm afraid we do not cater for stag or hen parties as this flat is not a party flat.
Check in time is generally around 3:30pm, unless otherwise discussed and check out time is at 10:00am especially during busy periods.
We provide linen and towels, basic cooking supplies will be in the flat (oil, salt and pepper) and if you would like us to get some basics (bread, milk etc) for your arrival please let us know.
Please note the following price restrictions;
The price quoted for 2 persons is for the use of 1 bedroom,
The price quoted for 3 persons is for the use of 2 bedrooms,
The price quoted for 4 persons is for the use of 2 bedrooms,
in these 3 instances, if an additional bedroom is required there is a small additional charge of £15.00.
Great for children over 5 years. We currently do not provide a cot or any young children facilities.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Portobello 5 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh Airport 13 km, Nearest railway: Waverley station 2 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|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, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Edinburgh region
The Flat is located in Central Edinburgh, just off the Royal Mile in the Old Town. Edinburgh is known for its history and iconic places to visit - visit Edinburgh Castle and enjoy the city's skyline, take a walk up Arthur's seat and see right to the Pentlands, Visit Holyrood Palace; the home of the Queen. Visit Dynamic Earth with the kids, have a look at the new Scottish parliament or go to one of Edinburgh's many museums and Art Gallery's, or enjoy the flowers in the botanic garden, most of which are never more than a 15 minute walk away.
If you fancy something a bit more sporty, you could hire a bike from just next door to the flat and cycle round the city or along the canal, and if you're feeling adventurous bike out to the Pentlands or Corstorphine Hill and go on one of its downhill trails. You could even bike to the seaside and have a picnic!
Buses go from just along the road from the flat to many areas, including the Pentlands( if you don't fancy the cycle). You could catch a bus to Leith (or walk there in about half an hour) and go and visit the Royal Yacht Britannia. Buses also go to nearby beaches and the island of Cramond. You could take a day trip on the train to North Berwick and visit the famous Bass rock or visit Berwick-Upon-Tweed, an hour away, or go the other way and visit Glasgow.
Edinburgh is famous for its Fringe Festival which runs every year throughout August, and this flat is extremely convenient with all the festival has to offer right on the doorstep! With the castle near by it is also ideal for those wishing to see the Military Tattoo too.
There is plenty to see and do in and around Edinburgh and this flat gives you the best jumping off point!
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13 Apr 2015
"A wonderful base from which to explore Edinburgh"
My wife Linda won a two night stay here in a village raffle. What a fantastic prize. The apartment enjoys a quiet location 100 yards off the Royal Mile. The rooms in the apartment are spacious and the… More
So pleased you were able to take advantage of this prize and enjoyed your stay. We would be pleased to see you again
27 Mar 2015
"Fantastic place, great location and very comfortable!"
Would highly recommend The Blue, the apartment is spacious, fabulous location and so reasonably priced compared with other places in this location. Really enjoyed our stay and will be coming back aga… More
So glad you enjoyed your stay. We try to keep our prices reasonable and ensure you have a comfortable and welcoming stay. Glad to be seeing you again... Chris, Karen and Cristabel
21 Mar 2015
Situated yards from the Royal Mile. Warm welcome from the owners and a warm and comfortable flat, ideal for a short break in the heart of the city… More
We are so glad you enjoyed the convenience of the central location of the apartment. Many thanks for staying, and hopefully see you again, The Owners
19 Mar 2015
The ideal place to stay for a weekend away or a short break in this fine city. Only a few steps from the Royal Mile and within 15 minutes walk of the train station, castle and main shopping area. The flat itself is well presented with plenty of space in the lounge and kitchen/dining room as well as boasting three well sized bedrooms. Overall a great flat, perfectly located!
Thank you so much! It's always great to hear feedback on the flat. Lovely having you stay! Kind regards, Cristabel
17 Mar 2015
"Great place to stay - warm and cosy in the depths of winter"
We found the flat very comfy and a great base for our family weekend - it is very close to all the attractions of the Old Town including some great restaurants - we had a really good time at Pancho Vi… More
Many thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay at The Blue and Edinburgh and hope will see you again soon, Kind Regards,
10 Jan 2015
"Second visit and won't be the last hopefully!!"
We stayed here again for a weekend in Edinburgh. The apartment is cosy and so well equipped it allows you the comfort of home whilst being seconds from the centre of Edinburgh which is a fabulous city… More
I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay again and that you had slept so well. We look forward to seeing you again.
3 Jan 2015
"Great Place, Fantastic Location"
Chris met me and showed me around the place and answered my questions. Apartment had a large number of basics such as tea and coffee in addition to the goods supplied by Chris including fresh milk. S… More
Glad you had a great stay and enjoyed the apartment. We do hope we will see you again,
3 Jan 2015
"Wonderful location, a perfect base for our Hogmanay celebrations!"
'The Blue' was a great, homey apartment that catered perfectly for our stay over New Year. The apartment was kept very clean and tidy and this was well appreciated by our party. It seemed that Cristab… More
Many thanks for your comments, and we have taken on board your observations. So glad you enjoyed your New Year celebrations.
25 Nov 2014
"Excellent value and great location"
Really enjoyed our stay. Christobel was very friendly, helpful and flexible, allowing early check in and late check out. Flat is very comfortable and the location is excellent. Only downfall was the… More
I am glad you enjoyed staying at The Blue and its location. It was no problem to help you out with the check in/out. I do hope you'll consider staying again in the future if you come back to our lovely city of Edinburgh. Cristabel.
19 Nov 2014
"Perfect location, comfortable flat, very welcoming host!"
This flat is gorgeous - really nicely decorated and very homely. It is very well equipped with everything you need and more. Cristabel is very friendly and welcoming. It is very well located in the he… More
A BIG thank you for your lovely comments - very much appreciated. We do strongly believe in trying to make everyone's stay a home from home feeling, so your comments are much appreciated. Many thanks for the comments re:Cristabel, she is a credit and loves to help where she can, Many thanks, Chris, Karen and Cristabel
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