Old Town, Edinburgh holiday apartment rental with internet access, TV and DVD

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  • Apartment
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
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Key information

  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

From the owner

DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES AROUND COVID 19, WE HAVE INTRODUCED SPECIAL THOROUGH CLEANING AND SANITISING PROCEDURES, BEFORE THE ARRIVAL OF EVERY NEW GUESTS.

This apartment has been completely updated and redecorated. I manage it myself, without the involvement of agencies, and always try to greet guests personally. It is on the second floor, with lift and secure entry system, and it is wheelchair accessible.

The two bedrooms each have a double bed, and built-in wardrobes; the bedding is of a high standard and anti-allergenic, and the pillows are of various densities to suit guests’ different preferences. Each bedroom has a fan available, should it become too warm. Hair dryers and straighteners are also located in the bedrooms.

The large living room has a wall-mounted television with Freeview channels, and a PlayStation with Blu-ray player and a selection of games and DVD's. There is a CD player, with various CD’s. Free Wi-Fi/broadband internet is available. A large leather sofa bed and two leather chairs provide comfort and a homely touch. The sofa bed is brand new and hand made, with a large, extremely comfortable mattress.The room has four windows, and it is quite a light and airy space. There is a dining area for 6 people, with an original 60's retro glass table. The whole room exudes comfort, with low lighting, drinks trolley, cushions and a soft rug on the floor. I tried to stay away from the 'hotel' look and went for 'comfy' instead.

A modern, well-equipped kitchen provides everything you need, with a gas hob, electric oven, full-sized dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer and coffee percolator. All kitchenware and crockery are of a high standard.

I provide a generous welcome supply of groceries (milk, bread,water, butter, juice, sugar, teas, coffees, fruit, eggs from my own hens, home made jams, biscuits and breakfast cereal). I always leave chocolates, a bottle of wine and some whisky for my guests.

The bathroom has a bath with a new shower overhead, my handmade soaps, shower gel and shampoo. I provide all cleaning materials, toilet rolls, linen and towels.

A travel cot and high chair can be provided, these should be requested at time of booking. In the basement is a bike storage area.

For an extra fee, I can offer red roses and champagne for special occasions.

The apartment is right in the centre of the Old Town, on the Royal Mile, and there is parking on Kings Stable Road (a six minute walk), or by Waverley Station (about 5 minutes), but you do not need a car for this city break, you are right in the centre of town.

This is a perfect base for exploring the city, and Old Fishmarket Close is steeped in History. I recommend one of the Ghost tours, where you can find out about Old Edinburgh. Restaurants, Bars and sights are on your door step, a vast range of shops about 4 minutes away, on South Bridge.

The castle is just a short walk up the Royal Mile. St Giles Cathedral is just around the corner. It is a beautiful, historic part of Edinburgh.

You have a choice of Theatres, Music venues and night clubs. Edinburgh's famous Jazz Bar is only about two minutes from the Apartment, as is the National Museum of Scotland.

If you are a Shopaholic, Princess Street is for you. It is a short walk down into the New Town, through Princess Street Gardens.

Or you could visit Holyrood, the home of the Scottish Parliament and Holyrood Palace. While you are there, try to scale Arthur's Seat, a dormant Volcano, which will give you an excellent view over Edinburgh and is also the site of a well preserved fort.

The Apartment really is at the centre of all that.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE APARTMENT IS STRICTLY A NO SMOKING AREA

PLEASE, NO HEN OR STAG PARTIES

EACH GROUP OF GUESTS MUST HAVE AT LEAST ONE PERSON OVER 21 YEARS OF AGE.

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2: Double Bed
  • Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Access

  • Lift access
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Interaction with guest

INSTEAD OF GREETING MY GUESTS PERSONALLY, AS I USUALLY DO, I ASK GUESTS TO USE THE KEY LOCK BOX FOR ACCESS, THIS IS TO MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING.
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Things to know

Check in: 15:00 Check out: 11:00
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Smoking

No smoking at this property

House rules

At least one person in the group of guests should be over the age of 23.
Absolutely no hen or stag parties in my apartment.
Guests should remember that the apartment is not a party zone, and that it is in a residential building. Excessive noise or loud music is not permitted.

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About the owner

Eve/john G.
Average reply time:
12 minutes

Calendar updated:
23 Jun 2021

Years listed:
7

Based in:
United Kingdom
Languages spoken: English, German
This Apartment has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 6. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 10 Dec 2015. Located in Edinburgh, it has 96 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £650 to £1800.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 23 Jun 2021.

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Schlangen, Germany

kinderfreundliche Wohnung mitten im Herzen von Edinburgh
Mar 2020

Eine perfekte Wohnung mitten in der Altstadt.Die Royal Mile ist nur ein paar Schritte entfernt und zum Grassmarket ist es auch nicht weit. Alles ist bequem zu Fuß zu erreichen und die Wohnung se… More 

Reviewed 9 Mar 2020

Owner's reply:
Hi Christel Vielen herzlichen Dank. Sie waren hervorragende Gaeste. Hoffentlich bleiben Sie alle gesund. Liebe Gruesse, Eve
Sarah-northwest123

Lovely place to stay in Edinburgh
Feb 2020

Would like to thank our host Eve for a fantastic stay in her immaculate apartment. We had a lovely family weekend and can’t thank her enough for everything. It was like home from home there wa… More 

Reviewed 1 Mar 2020

Owner's reply:
Thank you, I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay. And I very much look forward to your next visit. All the very best, Eve
mgrass17
Dundee, United Kingdom

Excellent stay, as always.
Dec 2019

Another brilliant Edinburgh trip courtesy of our host, Eve. We have now stayed twice in each of her apartments and highly recommend both. Very comfortable, immaculately clean and very well equipped wi… More 

Reviewed 27 Dec 2019

Owner's reply:
Thank you You were great, as always. Have a happy New Year, and come back soon. All the best, Eve
seeingspots
Forest, Canada

Incredible hosts
Nov 2019

This is the second time we have stayed at Eve’s. She is very accommodating and goes above and beyond to supply the comforts of home The location was perfect. It is just off the royal mile. The… More 

Reviewed 1 Dec 2019

Owner's reply:
Thank you very much. You were fabulous guests. I will be more than happy to welcome you again.
lumberjack64
North Shields, United Kingdom

Fantastic
Oct 2019

Arrived early but Eve had cleaned and prepared the apartment so we could use straight away she showed us around and how to work cooker,heating etc ...rms very clean fantastic location we will be booki… More 

Reviewed 28 Oct 2019

Owner's reply:
Many thanks. I am so glad you liked my place. And yes, I will be happy to see you again Have a great Christmas. Best wishes, Eve
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