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“Just Perfect”
Dunbar's Close gardens behind the apartment
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51 reviews
Dunbar's Close gardens behind the apartment
Looking down Royal Mile towards the apartment
Well equiped kitchen
Warm stylish modern bathroom
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Bright South Facing Living Room
Make yourself an espresso...
...settle back and relax
Quiet bedroom overlooking gardens
Minutes walk from the large Holyrood Park
Entrance to Dunbar's Close Gardens
Inside Dunbar's Close gardens
view of the apartment from the gardens
The front of the apartments on the Royal Mile
the Queen's palace at Holyrood, just down the road
View from the apartment window
View of Arthurs Seat taken from the rear of the apartment
Looking down on Holyrood from Arthurs Seat
View from the bedroom
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Edinburgh, Scotland

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Excellent - based on 51 reviews
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William K
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Just Perfect”
Reviewed 24 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Everything you could want in a rental for a reasonable price. Small but quiet bedroom (overlooked Dunbar Close garden). Very well equipped kitchen. Very friendly owners. We had been looking for a small french press and they gave us the one in the apt. Just too nice. Located at the bottom of the Miracle Mile. Convenient to grocery store. Books to read/ movies to watch. Complete laundry facilities. Bathroom was modern and fairly large. We would stay there again if we ever returned to Edinburgh.

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Liked best: Friendly owners and location
Liked least: Slightly noisy on Friday night
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Bev F
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A wonderful Apartment ”
Reviewed 10 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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person found this review helpful

This is a wonderful place to stay. Clean fresh and everything you need for a perfect holiday. Right on the Royal Mile and within walking distance of all local attractions. Wouldn't hesitate to stay again and would recommend anyone to stay here. Booking was easy and the owners were always easy to contact and quick to respond with any questions or queries. Wonderful apartment.

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TarnsNZ
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Excellent Apartment!”
Reviewed 17 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014
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person found this review helpful

We stayed in the apartment over Hogmanay and one of the first things that drew me to the apartment was the price. Hotel prices seemed to go up to about 5 times the price for the Hogmanay period so the Secret Garden Apartment was quite a steal (I was surprised noone else had already booked it!). The apartment is in an amazing location, right on the royal mile! (you could even see the Hogmanay fireworks out the apartment window!) We drove to Edinburgh and the owners were happy to give us information (and show us how to get there) about where parking was available free near the apartment in a residential area. There was all the information you needed in the apartment, ranging from how to use the appliances to sightseeing books and brochures. I wouldn't hesitate to book this apartment again and will definitely recommend it to any friends visiting Edinburgh. Great location, fast responses from the owners for any queries before arriving, great price, apartment very clean and nicely decorated and has everything you might need.
Thank you :)

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LobstaMan
Massachusetts
Level 6 Contributor
90 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Perfect location in quiet part of Royal Mile w/i walking to everything”
Reviewed 29 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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person found this review helpful

Everything was great about this property -- location, cost, owners, size, amenities, ease of booking, cleanliness, etc. The owners met us at the property upon our check in and gave us the keys and went over all the info we needed to enjoy our stay. They even gave us a great recommendation for a day trip to Linlithgow and put a bottle of champagne in the fridge for my wife and I. Walking distance to all the major Edinburgh attractions, coffee shops, convenience stores, pubs, bars, rail station, bus stops and shopping. I would rent this property again and recommend it to anyone as a great home base to explore Edinburgh.

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Liked best: Location of the property.
Liked least: Nothing negative to say.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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san diego
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great Place to Stay”
Reviewed 1 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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person found this review helpful

The location is perfect for exploring Edinburgh being right on the Royal Mile. The secret garden behind the flat was lovely, a good place to read a book. The flat has everything you need, including a washer/dryer. The book that comes with it is very helpful and I recommend reading it soon after arriving as it explains how everything works in the apt and also has very helpful hints for places to eat. The kitchen is full function and there is a market close by. I did not see a better place to stay than here. It is quiet at night and we slept with the window open.

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Liked best: Location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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