Royal Mile holiday apartment rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access and walking and telephone

107 Royal Mile

from £63 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5

76 reviews

from £63 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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Apartment / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 6307

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Apartment / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

WELCOME TO EDINBURGH'S FABULOUS ROYAL MILE! The apartment overlooks and is set approximately half way down this 1000 year old historic route of the old town within a majestic Victorian stone fronted building. A short walk to the top of the road, you will find Edinburgh Castle, walk to the bottom and you will find the Queens Edinburgh residence; The Palace of Holyroodhouse along with the dazzling modern architecture of New Scottish Parliament. You will also discover so many other attractions like St Giles Cathedral, the Whiskey center, Camera Obscura, the Real Mary Kings Close to name but a Royal Mile few. But it isn't all sight seeing; fantastic restaurants and pubs are in abundance and 500mts around the corner is the shopping mecca that is Princes Street. Visit some of the most famous of shops such as Harvey Nichols, Jenners, and House of Fraser along with many well known High Street names and specialist quality outlets. This apartment is so central you're already there!World famous Edinburgh attractions along with pubs, clubs and eateries are in abundance right on the door step. Where better to be on holiday than right in the very beating heart of fabulous Edinburgh.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Check in time: 16:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach Portobello 5 km
Will consider Corporate bookings
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh Airport 11 km, Nearest railway: Edinburgh Waverley Station 400 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Access Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

NOW WITH FREE Wi-Fi. The lounge has a comfortable double sofa bed for additional guests and is open plan to the kitchen and dining areas. The dining chairs were chosen for comfort and to double up as additional lounge seating when necessary. the kitchen is well stocked with quality cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils for those amongst us who love to cook and for those that like to travel light, there is a washer drier just off of the hall along with a clothes airer and ironing facilities. The apartment has full central heating and for that extra cosy feeling during the winter season, a designer, white stone effect, open, landscape gas fire. The dining area over looks the roof tops of the New Town and to the left the monuments of Calton Hill. On a clear day you can see right over to Fife.

The bedroom over looks the Royal Mile and its prime window has a full height secondary double door with special acoustic glass to ensure a peacefull nights sleep. It has a luxurious King size bed and a fine range of 'Stag' bedroom furniture.

The modern bathroom is fully tiled and has a 3 piece suite inc bath with over shower, toilet & hand basin. It also has a heated towel rail & shaver socket.

The telephone is a 'pay as you go' mobile (cell) phone that can be easily topped up at the local shop.

Please note 4:00pm arrival and 10:00am departure times. If an early arrival and/or late departure cannot be helped and you need somewhere to leave your luggage for a while; there is a left luggage department at 'Waverley Train Station' not far from the apartment who will look after your luggage. Please note: They make a charge for this is a service. You will be able to find details of charges on their web site.

Further details outdoors


Please note:

This is a City Center holiday let and therefore, like all cities, street parking is limited to available spaces & the number of hours you are allowed to park in these spaces, it can also be expensive. Because the apartment is so central you really do not need a car to get to the world famous Edinburgh City attractions. However; if for you a car is a necessity; there is free parking in the metered bays right out side the apartment from 18.30 hours to 08.00 hours each night and from 18.30 on Saturday night through to 08.00 Monday morning. During the day for limited time, Monday to Saturday, you can pay to park in these bays or alternatively park in the Radisson hotel's car park across the road. Both have a reasonable tariff. Tip: If you don't fancy getting up in the morning to feed the meter for the bays you can pay the night before and it won't start until 08.00 the next morning. The above are council/Hotel run and could be subject to change without notification. Best to check on arrival.

*Bicycles can be chained to the railings on the first floor roof terrace before entering the door to the main stairs.

*Please note: There is no security that would stop anyone wishing to access the roof terrace. Anything, including bicycles, left on the roof terrace will be done so at your own risk. No bicycles in the apartment please.

Please note 4:00pm arrival and 10:00am departure times. If an early arrival and/or late departure cannot be helped and you need somewhere to leave your luggage for a while; there is a left luggage department at 'Waverley Train Station' not far from the apartment who will look after your luggage. Please note: They make a charge for this is a service. You will be able to find details of charges on their web site.

Further details

To help you settle in on arrival we provide a welcome pack of a caddy of tea, a jar of coffee and a jar of sugar along with a fresh pint of milk. There is a well stocked small grocers just around the corner on North Bridge and a couple of larger supermarkets approximately half a mile down South Bridge. If you don't fancy the walk or you are returning with a lot of shopping, you can catch one of the many buses that run this route.

As with most central Edinburgh accommodation the apartment has no lift (Elevator). It is on the (Officially 2nd floor) actually 3rd floor. Therefore is unsuitable for some elderly or infirm visitors.

The stairs to the apartment are shared with residents so common consideration must be shown when entering, staying in and leaving the apartment.

Please note 4:00pm arrival and 10:00am departure times. If an early arrival and/or late departure cannot be helped and you need somewhere to leave your luggage for a while; there is a left luggage department at 'Waverley Train Station' not far from the apartment who will look after your luggage. Please note: They make a charge for this is a service. You will be able to find details of charges on their web site.

The Edinburgh region

Edinburgh, like Rome, is built on 7 hills, the most famous of them being; the dorment volcano 'Arthur's Seat', Calton Hill and The Castle Rock. The Castle Rock has a 'tail' or ridge that was carved out by nature during the Ice age, it runs from Edinburgh Castle down to the Palace of Holyroodhouse and measures slightly more than 1 mile (Hence the name The Royal Mile). 1000 years ago this ridge became Edinburghs first road. Today, it is known as 'The Royal Mile'. The apartment is set halfway down this beautiful and ancient route.

Royal Mile

One of Europe's most beautiful Capital Cities, Edinburgh is the centre of Devolved Scottish Government, the second largest centre for European financial management after London and is home to the annual International Festival of the Arts and it's famous 'Fringe'.

Art Galleries, Museums, Theatres, Cinemas and Concert Halls contribute to a rich cultural life.

The City also plays regular host to many National & international sporting events and is a Mecca for shopping with many designer and specialist outlets.

There is a huge choice of venues for eating & drinking at every level and price imaginable.

Golf, swimming, Mounting biking, Hiking, Dry slope skiing, Histoical & ghost tours and the Dynamic Earth attraction are just some of the things to enjoy during your visit.

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5 Jun 2013


"Best place to stay in Edinburgh!!!"

Excellent place to stay: close to main attractions, perfect size for 2-4 people, clean, stylish, comfortable and cosy, good mattress. The kitchen has everything you need, such as a fridge, cooker, oven, pots and pans, cutlery and crockery, the bathroom is modern and clean, there is also a TV with DVD-player to relax in the evening. Suitable for young children with baby bed and high chair. Have already recommended it to several friends and will book it again for the next stay in Edinburgh! In total: just perfect! Thanks!

Thank you for such a superb review. You were really the most wonderful of visitors and thank you for your recommendations. I’m delighted that you found the apartment perfect for your visit. And of course the bed is so important for that good nights sleep after a hard days sight seeing. The mattress was designed by NASA, although I don’t know why an astronaut would need a comfy bed in space :) Thanks again. Haste ye back Colin

12 Nov 2012


"Just perfect!"

The directions were spot-on, we found the apartment with no problems. Myself & my husband travelled with our two young children (5 & 3 yrs old), and although there were admittedly a lot of steps to climb to reach the apartment, they were never once a problem. We loved the little touches such as tea, coffee & milk supplied on arrival, and the kitchen is supplied with everything you might need. Fabulous find in the cupboard for the kids - games!! Loved the selection of books to read. And even a first aid cabinet (although thankfully we didn't need it)! We really were wow-ed by this apartment, it was cosy and comfortable and the kids very much enjoyed the (hi-jacked) luxurious double bed while Mum & Dad had to take the sofabed!!! The Wi-Fi was honestly rubbish, but we didn't realise the apartment had wi-Fi so we hadn't bet on using it. We tried to with our mobile phones but the signal wasn't great (the only fault though!). It is a perfect base if you're exploring Edinburgh, pretty much anywhere is reachable on foot from here. If you're visiting Edinburgh with kids we highly recommend Camera Obscura and the National Museum - both within walking distance (and perhaps a visit to Jenners' lower ground floor!). We just can't fault it, an amazing place to stay. When we return to Edinburgh we will certainly make this apartment our first choice of where to stay.

Thank you for a fabulous review, you’ve just about covered everything. We’re so glad you enjoyed your stay. I am going to have to do something in regards to the WiFi. The gadget’s called a T-Mobile pointer. It’s called a pointer because you find the best signal available and simply point it at it (or just fix it on the wall in that position). It might just be in the wrong place. I’ll move it about and see if I can get a better signal. Glad it didn’t spoil your holiday. Haste ye back. Colin.

29 Sep 2012


"Perfect location"

The apartment is a real hidden gem within the city of Edinburgh. Located on the royal mile, it makes the whole city easily accessible with just a few minutes of walking. The location is great, and all the extra thought put into furnishing and preparing the apartment for visitors makes for a painless and pleasurable stay. From providing umbrellas for Edinburgh's always raining weather, to leaving universal outlet adapters around the house, to the pint of milk left in the fridge, the owner goes to lengths to make you feel comfortable and at home. The only real drawback is that the internet is so slow that it boarders on useless, so be prepared to go hunting for places with public wifi. If we ever need a place to stay in Edinburgh, this apartment will be the first place we look.

Thank you for a great review. Being in the heart of the city makes all the difference in getting around and about with ease and of course popping back to the apartment for lunch or to drop off a few holiday purchases during the day. Sorry about the WiFi, it’s a T mobile Pointer; we bought two, one for each apartment after reading some great reviews. I’ll get on to them and find out what the problem may have been. Whenever I stay at the apartment it has always behaved itself so I think it must be something to do with the T Mobile signal at the time. There’s not much point in me paying out each month for a hit and miss WiFi so I’ll get on to them about it first thing. Thanks for letting me know. Haste ye back. Colin.

13 Sep 2012


"The best location in Edinburgh"

This apartment was totally fab and perfect for our needs and we took our daughter to her first year at university. Great location - restaurants all around, lovely inside & beautifully clean. A superb master bedroom (the bed was so comfy that I took a pic of the make on my iPhone before we left) and (my daughter reports) a comfy sofa bed. Will return again I'm certain.

Thank you for your fab review! I’m glad you liked the apartment; our preparation team will be delighted with your comments. The mattress was designed by NASA, I have one myself and is by far the most comfy I’ve ever slept on. I hope your daughter settles well into university; she’s going to love Edinburgh. Haste ye back. Colin.

9 Aug 2012


"Excellent Location--Lovely Apartment"

The apartment was in a perfect location on the Royal Mile, to walk to all the sights or to the train station. It's equipped with every amenity and comfort that our family of one adult and two teens needed (even a fresh carton of milk in the fridge). It has character and charm but is also very clean and modern. Only minor caveats: the combined washer-dryer didn't dry our clothes (maybe there's a trick we didn't master), the door lock was tricky at first, and the wi-fi was a bit weak. Overall, we loved it and would stay here again.

Thank you for a great review. I’m glad you mentioned how easy it is to get to all the sights and of course the train station. Both of our apartments were chosen for their fantastic location. You made the case perfectly for renting a well equipped holiday apartment central to the action. I can’t understand why the wi-fi was weak, it’s a T-Mobile Pointer which we bought after reading some great reviews but I will certainly look in to it. Thanks for letting me know. Haste ye back. Colin.

28 Jul 2012


"Comfort in the center of Edinburgh"

Couldn't have wished for a nicer place to stay. The apartment was clean, comfortable,spacious and well equipped and the bed was sooo comfy. It was nice to be able to make a cup of tea after our journey! The location was brilliant, right in the centre of Edinburgh so we could pop back when ever we wanted. Many thanks for making our stay so pleasant, would recommend the apartment to anyone.

Oh wow! Thank you. I’m glad you enjoyed your holiday and found our Royal Mile apartment so much to your liking. We know how hard you have worked for your well deserved holiday and with that in mind we make five promises: 1. We won’t let our quality slip. 2. We won’t rest on our laurels 3. We will improve. 4. Our visitor will always come first. And 5. We will always offer good value for money. Thanks again for your fantastic review. Haste ye back. Colin.

17 Jul 2012


"Fantastic Week"

Fantastic Location, Clean, Warm, Spacious and Comfortable. Could not have asked for more. We were in the middel of everything . . including seeing the Queen ! Thanks Colin C U next time.

Thanks for a great review; I shall pass your kind comments on to our apartment preparation team. It is handy being in the middle of everything, not having to worry about which bus to catch or expensive taxis to get to the heart of things. And of course not having to agonize about the time and transport back to the apartment at the end of a great night, just walk up the stairs and fall in to bed. Just the ticket. I’m glad you got to see the Queen; she’s often in Edinburgh staying at the Palace of Holyroodhouse just at the bottom of the road. Thanks again. Haste ye back. Colin.

21 Jun 2012


"Excellent set-up"

From start to finish renting this holiday apartment went well. The owner was very helpful and clear about everything, the price/location was right for us, and we found the apartment comfortable, well-equipped and very clean. No fuss - just great!

Thank you for a fab review. Your kind words mean so much to my team and I. Our promise is to not only keep but to improve on the standard we have set and reviews like yours reassure us that our visitors are getting a good all-round deal. Thank you. Haste ye back. Colin.

18 Jun 2012


"Excellent Again"

Second year running my wife and I have stayed in the apartment. Just as per our first time last year, everything about the apartment was great - Location, Facilities, Cleanliness. We are already planning another visit next year.

Thank you for a great review. Returning visitors reviews are the best form of reassurance to new visitors, to both Edinburgh and self catering, looking for a well located, appointed and comfortable apartment. Every year we make improvements of differing proportions in an effort to keep the experience as fresh as we can. We are delighted to have now received your booking for next year. Thank you. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again; our visitors work hard for their holiday so it’s only fair that we do too. Haste ye back. Colin.

1 May 2012


"Spectacular Location, Great Flat"

I traveled to Edinburgh with my wife and mother and couldn't have been more pleased with the location and appointments of this accommodation. Reservation was quick and easy, Colin was professional, and we were even able to add an extra day on short notice. Would definitely recommend and visit again. Commute from the airport couldn't have been easier. Don't wait, book now!

Thank you for a great review! We are very lucky to have our holiday apartments in, what is probably, the best visitor location Edinburgh has to offer. As you found out everything you need for a fab time is right at hand. But even then, we have nothing without the comfort and enjoyment of our visitors and fantastic reviews like yours. Thanks again. Haste ye back. Colin.

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