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Cozy Flat opposite to Holyrood Park Apartment

1bedroom
3sleeps
 min stay varies
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Apartment / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 3

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

Please check my other listings as well, as I have many other types of accommodation options for you at variable prices and locations across Edinburgh.

Welcome to your temporary home away from home, for however long your travels might be!

The location of this spacious apartment is the best advantage, as it is exactly 3 minutes away from the Holyrood Palace and the Parliament! So that makes it in one of the best locations in Edinburgh. If you are planning to have a great experience exploring the royal heritage then you will find the Hollyrood Palace where the Queen lives, Royal Gallery and the Scottish Parliament just 3 minutes walking from the apartment. If you would like to see Georgian buildings, pubs, cafes and more landmarks then the apartment would be perfect for you as it is 5 minutes away from the beginning of the Royal Mile, which is one of the oldest areas in all Europe. If you'd love to enjoy the green side of Edinburgh, and experience Holyroad Park which is one

Please check my other listings as well, as I have many other types of accommodation options for you at variable prices and locations across Edinburgh.

Welcome to your temporary home away from home, for however long your travels might be!

The location of this spacious apartment is the best advantage, as it is exactly 3 minutes away from the Holyrood Palace and the Parliament! So that makes it in one of the best locations in Edinburgh. If you are planning to have a great experience exploring the royal heritage then you will find the Hollyrood Palace where the Queen lives, Royal Gallery and the Scottish Parliament just 3 minutes walking from the apartment. If you would like to see Georgian buildings, pubs, cafes and more landmarks then the apartment would be perfect for you as it is 5 minutes away from the beginning of the Royal Mile, which is one of the oldest areas in all Europe. If you'd love to enjoy the green side of Edinburgh, and experience Holyroad Park which is one of the most famous parks in the world and is home to an inactive volcano, this apartment will be the ideal for you, as you can see Holyrood park from the building and it is just steps from the front door. If you'd like to visit a nice lake and play with swans, ducks and geese, St Margaret's Loch is 5 minutes away by walking from the apartment . If you want a quiet and cozy place all in 10 minutes walking from the city center, this apartment would is ideal.

Free parking in the area is one of the best advantages which is quite hard to find in Edinburgh.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

The apartment is a one bedroom ground floor apartment with a separate living room located steps in front of Holyroad Park. The apartment consists of one double bed and one single mattress (can be used for the third person), large wardrobe, chest of drawers, 2x bedside cabinets, Sofa (not sofa bed), all kitchen tools, coffee table, LCD TV and TV stand.

Internet and WIFI is available in the apartment in high speed.

Linens, cover, pillows, towels etc are provided

I am confident that you will enjoy all that Edinburgh has to offer you while staying in this flat.

I am ale to make many recommendations for you in Edinburgh. Just contact me for help.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions

If you are planning on staying a few days, go ahead and book if the calendar shows your dates are available. However, if you are thinking of staying longer, we are able to offer discounts for stays of more than week.

Thank you,

Hany

Location description from owner

The Edinburgh region

Abbeyhill

In Edinburgh you can explore, exercise, eat, drink, relax, shop, party, enjoy, learn, laugh…

Restaurants:

For great value why not visit restaurants from our list of favorites –

Indian – Kebab Mahal, Mosque kitchen, Khushi's

Turkish – Marmaris, Hanedan, Verdo, Pera

Open buffet – Cosmo (world food – Chinese, Indian, Italian, British)

Italian – Ciao Roma, Bar Napoli, Giulianos, Vittoria,

Oriental – Wagamama, YoSushi,

Mexican – Chiquito, Pinto

Burgers – TGI Fridays

SeaFood – The Mussel Inn

Up-market restaurants - Maison Bleue, A Room in The Town, The Witchery, Chaophraya, Kyloe Restaurant, Number One at the Balmoral Hotel, La Tasca

Cafes: The Elephant House, John Lewis, Jenners, Harvey Nichols, Waverley Café, Frasers, Biblos, Hard Rock Café,

Pubs and Bars: Royal Mile -Ensign Ewart, Tollbooth Tavern, George IV Bridge - Frankenstein, Greyfriars Bobby's Bar, Hanover Street - Jeckyl & Hyde, York Place - Conan Doyle, Grassmarket - Biddy Mulligans, George Street – The Dome, Rose Street – Abbotsford Bar, Teviot Place - Doctors, West End Princes Street – The Rat Pack Piano Bar, Ryan's Bar, Ghillie Dhu, West Register Street - The Guildford Arms,

The Omni Centre (bars, restaurants, Cinema)

Clubs:

CC Blooms, The Street, Why Not, Espionage, Opal lounge, Tigerlily, Garibaldi's, El Barrio Latino Bar and Club

Theatre and Entertainment: Edinburgh Playhouse, Festival Theatre, The FilmHouse, Usher Hall, The Stand Comedy Club

Famous attractions:

Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Mile, The Tron Cathedral, Scottish Houses of Parliament, Holyrood Palace, The Old Town – including Grassmarket, Cowgate and Mary Kings Close, University of Edinburgh George Square Campus, Surgeons Hall and museum, Edinburgh School of Art, George Heriots School, The Meadows and Bruntsfield links (for urban golf), Sherlock Holmes statue in York Place,

Princes Street (Wellington Statue at East end), George Street, Princes Street Gardens, Balmoral Hotel, Old Calton Burial Ground and Calton Hill, Royal Scottish Academy, Caledonian Hotel, Haymarket, Murrayfield Rugby Stadium, Edinburgh Zoo on Corstorphine Hill

The New Town, Castle Street, Hanover Street, St Andrew Square, Charlotte Square, Queen Street, Howe Street, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Raeburn Terrace, Edinburgh Museum of Modern Art, Fettes College

Leith Walk – from Elm Row to Leith town centre, Ocean Terminal (shopping , food and drink, cinema) and Royal Yacht Britannia

Literary and Historic Associations – RL Stevenson, A Conan Doyle, JK Rowling, Walter Scott, Joseph Lister (Surgeon), James Clerk Maxwell (Physicist), Robert Knox - Burke and Hare the body-snatchers,

Shopping: St James's Centre for John Lewis, St. Andrew Square for Harvey Nichols, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Mulberry, Tommy Hilfiger, George Street for Gant, Karen Millen, Princes Street for Apple store, Jenners, Marks and Spencer, Levi Store, Kilt Makers, Boots Pharmacy, Debenhams, Zara, Waterstones Bookstore, Frasers, All Saints fashion, Primark,

Groceries – Tesco, Sainsburys, Marks and Spencer,

Royal Mile – for tourist gifts –Whisky, shortbread biscuits, tartan, postcards, thistles,….

Natural Attractions: Calton Hill (East end Princes Street), Arthur's Seat and Holyrood Park,

City Tours: Open top bus tour with guide, Mary Kings Close (underground excavations on the Royal Mile near the Castle), evening Ghost Walk, The Edinburgh Dungeons,

Using the Buses:

For explorations further afield you may need to take a bus (1.60 per adult per journey – please use exact fare, no change given). An all day ticket may be useful (and cheaper than single tickets).

Deals for using the buses can be obtained from the Lothian Buses Office located next to Waverley Rail station. Useful guides, maps and money-off vouchers are always available here.

You can take a bus to Edinburgh Zoo (notable for its Giant Pandas on loan from China) or to Ocean Terminal shopping centre (North, for Debenhams, smaller shops, restaurants and the Royal Yacht Britannia) or to the Gyle Shopping Centre (West, for the large Marks and Spencer Store).

Suggested Walking Tours:

am or pm – allow a morning (or afternoon) to explore the heart of Edinburgh on foot. There are several 'must-do' routes to explore if you're new to Edinburgh, with plenty of opportunities for memorable photos/selfies, viewing architecture, shopping, exercise or just relaxing:

1. Walk along Princes Street for great views of Edinburgh Castle, the Old Town buildings, the iconic Balmoral hotel, Walter Scott Monument, The Art Museum and the Gardens. Plus get a feel for shopping – with Jenner's and Fraser's Department stores located at the East and West End.

Stop along the way for an ice cream (from street vendors of Thornton's shop) or coffee upstairs at Waterstone's Bookstore and take in great views of the Castle and the Caledonian Hotel. Watch Edinburgh's iconic buses or the tram go by as you enjoy a drink or a light nibble and take a convenience break (WC is free).

At the West end, turn left along Lothian road to enjoy more spectacular views of the Castle. Take another left along Castle Terrace and walk further around the road leading up to the Castle and the Royal Mile – the road linking the Castle with Holyrood Palace.

Walk up to the Castle to take in Views over the South and North of Edinburgh. Then walk back down the Royal Mile to see shops (for souvenirs or gifts, such as whisky or clothing), street entertainment (crowded in Festival time – the whole of August each year), the Tron cathedral with its distinctive tower, restaurants, and pubs. Enjoy the varied architecture, including the Bank Hotel. You can find plenty of places for lunch or evening meals along the route.

The Royal mile ends with the Scottish Parliament buildings located a short step across the road from Holyrood Palace – the home of the royal family for many centuries.

2. Having conquered the first route you will have spotted plenty of side-roads deserving further investigation. From the Holyrood Palace/Houses of Parliament you can take a walk to Arthur's seat – the huge extinct volcano that dominates the East of Edinburgh. Take the path up to the Crags to get more views over Edinburgh, but beware, a walk to the top of Arthur's seat is a whole day excursion and requires appropriate walking shoes and clothing (it can be quite cold up there!!).

Alternatively you can walk eastwards along Princes Street from the Balmoral hotel to the foot of Calton Hill. Take the steep flights of steps up the hill for a great reward – incredible views of Princes Street, the 3-spires of the Catholic cathedral in the East end, the New Town, Leith, Ocean Terminal, the Port of Edinburgh and the Forth estuary. In the distance you can see Fife across the sea and watch airplanes on their descent along the estuary into Edinburgh airport in the west. Also explore the Observatory, the clock tower and the folly resembling the temple at the Athens Acropolis.

3. From Calton Hill you may be inspired to explore the New Town. You can walk back along Princes Street, past the fine statue of the Duke of Wellington towards Jenner's department store and take a right turn into St. Andrew Square dominated by a tall column celebrating naval history. Check out Harvey Nichols department store and Louis Vuitton among the high end shops in this locality. The Café Royal bar and restaurant, tucked away between the Bank of Scotland Headquarters and the Apple store (on Princes Street), are worth visiting too.

From St. Andrew Square you can walk along George Street for shopping or you can turn right onto Queen Street to visit the National Portrait Gallery (free entry, WC and nice café). At the west end of George Street you will find Charlotte Square (the venue for the Book Festival in August). Taking any of the North-facing turns from George Street will lead you down the hill to Queen Street and the New Town. Follow these roads further for destinations such as the Botanic Gardens and Fettes College (the huge private school) with impressive architectural features. Along the way you can explore the gentrified districts of The Royal Circus, Stockbridge, Raeburn Place, Comely Bank and Dean Village (near the Modern Art Gallery).

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Bed & bathroom

  • beds in other rooms: double bed
  • 1 family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • Climbing frame
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)
  • Corporate bookings

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Access

  • Parking
  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Policies

Check in time:13:00, Check out time:11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Hany M
Response rate:
50%
Calendar updated:
28 Apr 2016
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French

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