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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Edinburgh, Scotland

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John S
Guelph, Canada
2 reviews
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“Great location, clean and spacious apartment”
Reviewed 8 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We renting this vacation apartment for 5 nights, and it was great. Dave met us and showed us the apartment, he was quite friendly and helpful.
The apartment is very clean, and has plenty of space. It was so handy having a washing machine for our clothes.
The location is great, couldn't ask for a better central location to all the attractions. Many good restaurants and pubs close by.
There are quite a few stairs to get to apartment, and there is no lift, but we didn't mind at all.
Great time in Edinburgh, and we'd definitely stay here again!

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Liked best: Location, great price, good wifi
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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BoysInNY
New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 418 helpful votes
“Great Apartment in Old Town”
Reviewed 2 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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This was a great find for a last minute trip to Edinburgh. We met up with a few friends that live in the city, and they said the location was perfect for visitors because it was within walking distance to most of the sights and surrounded by restaurants and bars. The only downsides to this apartment is that the street can get very noisy at night with everyone drinking at the bars and clubs nearby and that the apartment is on the "third" level by US standards.

Finding the apartment was a breeze and booking through the website was great. The communication with the owner was very quick and reliable, so we were able to book the apartment and make arrangements to meet within hours.

We landed fairly late, but we were personally greeted at the apartment. The process was very quick and simple.

The apartment itself is on the third floor, so if you have a lot of luggage or have difficulty walking up stairs, please be mindful of this.

Once walking into the apartment, there is a long hallway with all the rooms off to the left side. First is the restroom, which was a bit small. There isn't a lock on the door and there are no toiletries provided, so be sure to bring your own. There was ample hot water, and the water pressure was really strong.

Past the bathroom was the kitchen, which was well-appointed. There was plenty of glasses, plates, silverware, etc. There were also a few spices you could use if you choose to cook in the apartment.

Past the kitchen is the bedroom. The heating works well in here! The bed was fairly firm and the pillows were fluffy.

The last room is the living room. There are two couches in here, and one of them folds out. All the linens and pillows are located in the end tables. There's a fireplace in the living room, but I'm not sure it works. There is also a television with pretty good channels.

There's a guest book on the table in the hallway, and it was nice to read everyone's comments about the apartment and to see where everyone was from.

The wi-fi is also complimentary here.

The location of this apartment was very good, and we would definitely stay here again.

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Liked best: Location
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
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JulesOnHo...
JulesOnHoliday
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“Smack Dab in the middle of it all!”
Reviewed 15 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Nicely appointed flat in the heart of Old Edinburgh. Steps from the Grass Market where you will find plenty of pubs, and within arms reach of the castle. The flat itself is very comfortable and spacious, with nice amenities. The only negatives was a rather pungent aroma of mould coming from the bathroom, which is very small but functional. I sprayed the drains with a cleaner and it held it back, but it was fairly overwhelming. Possible other negative is the stairs, which were not an issue for us but could pose a problem for some.

Overall, the place was great and suited out needs.

Travelling group: Friends
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PAP86
Central Greece, Greece
1 review
“Beautiful apartment-in excellent location”
Reviewed 8 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

The apartment is wonderful. Very comfortable and well appointed. The location is super!-in the middle of Old Town-Very near to Museums,cafes and historic spots right on your doorstep.
The owner of the apartment is very helpful and you feel very welcome!
We would certainly choose to stay again

Travelling group: Friends
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Jane K
2 reviews
“Spot on location”
Reviewed 6 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Location is spot on for Edinburgh, about 5 mins from the Castle and less than that to get onto the Royal Mile. This means that is is close to many of the attractions you want to see in Edinburgh Getting over to the "new town" is also easy for Princes Street, the gardens and the sights at that side of the city. Rooms in flat as described and plenty of space for the two of us. The only surprise was the shower room which was smaller than I had expected it to be, but worked for us.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Size of shower room
Travelling group: Teenagers
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