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“In a word - wonderful”
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View from sittingroom to St Giles Cathedral
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View from sittingroom to St Giles Cathedral
External view less than a minute walk from Edinburgh Castle Open plan sittingroom / kitchen. Window seats overlooking Royal Mile
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View from sittingroom to St Giles Cathedral
External view less than a minute walk from Edinburgh Castle
Open plan sittingroom / kitchen. Window seats overlooking Royal Mile
Double bedroom with window seat overlooking Royal Mile
Twin bedroom with window seat overlooking Royal Mile
Kitchen area fully fitted
Bathroom with shower over bath
External view just a minute walk from Edinburgh Castle
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Edinburgh, Scotland

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kirkcaldy
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“In a word - wonderful”
Reviewed 15 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights, my daughter leaving from here to go to her wedding. It is amazing, the views first class view, spotlessly clean, facilities provided excellent and so smooth a check in. We would thoroughly recommend, for city centre accomodation it would be hard to beat on price and location.
A tiny tiny drawback, which didn't affect me as I always travel with earplugs. Is that it can be noisy, this is to be expected, given the location. It was not with rowdy drunks but with the litter being uplifted. This started at 10.30 and went on intermittently through the night. So, take esrplugs and enjoy a wonderful stay, I know I'll be back...thanks again xx

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Liked best: Everything
Travelling group: Other
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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jlmace
Boston, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Perfect location!”
Reviewed 21 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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This is the perfect spot to explore historic Edinburg. We purchsed tickets on the "hop on, hop off" buses that run through the city but, honestly, we didn't need to. We could walk most everywhere easily. We could even stop back in the apartment to drop bags while we were shopping. We loved it!
This is right on the Royal Mile so, of course, there is noise from the street. We didn't find that it disturbed our sleep any more than staying in a city elsewhere. And we really enjoyed watching the goings-on from all of the window seats!
The owners are lovely and helpful, meeting us on arrival and offering advice on activities and restaurants. They even left a few staples in the refrigerator. The kitchen is well equiped and there are movies, books and plenty of tourist information.
We hated to leave!

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London
Reviewed 28 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013
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Value Rooms
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Older travelers
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Chris W
Bromley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Perfect location”
Reviewed 4 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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We travelled overnight from London on the Caledonian sleeper & as the property had been vacant Derek arranged immediate access & met us there. We were also able to have use of the property later on our last day too.
The property was immaculate & everything was in working order. The welcome pack was great too.
If you want to be close to the main sights/attractions the location is perfect. Several hop on hop off buses stop outside the property. The castle is a 2 minute walk. Princes Street shopping is about 5 minutes as is the train station.
Would highly recommend the Royal Edinburgh bus ticket (package).
Our thanks to Derek for making us welcome.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 50-64
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coachjack...
Granby, Connecticut
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful apartment in a perfect location!”
Reviewed 31 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

A lovely, modern, well-appointed apartment in a perfect location on the Royal Mile. The space was ideal for our family of 4 and we loved being able to walk everywhere and to stop back as we needed to during the day. We will highly recommend the Lawnmarket apartment to friends and hope to have the opportunity to return.

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Liked best: Location and bright space with window seats
Travelling group: Other
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