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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Edinburgh, Scotland

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Matthew F
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Mrs.”
Reviewed 9 November 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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Outstanding experience! An unbelievably fantastic location at a phenomenal bargain!!! Hope to return soon.

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Rockyell
Ks
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81 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Location, Location, Location”
Reviewed 21 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016
4
people found this review helpful

We booked a couple of nights at the Castle Snug in early September. Brian was great to work with and quick to respond. He was happy to help and provide detailed information. The apartment looks like the photos and is cute and quirky. It was perfect for a few nights in Edinburgh. The LOCATION was Specatucular! It was right off Royal Mile and in the midst of the tourist area but yet it was down an alley so quieter than right on the main street. We loved the Jolly Judge pub right by it and managed to go there every day. It was cute, clean, and ideally located.

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bizzylizz...
Cornwall, UK
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Fantastic and unique accommodation in a fantastic location.”
Reviewed 24 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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Simply wonderful and unique experience. The best place possible for a visit to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The accommodation is extremely quirky which we loved. We had a week at the Castle Snug. Our grown up daughters joined us for a few days.The rest of the time we were just two. It is quite a squeeze for 4 but very doable for a family or two couples who know each other very well! Not that cheap in Fringe week but worth every penny and so centrally located just off the Royal Mile that we could walk to every venue saving on taxis and public transport. We had communication with the owner and he was charming and helpful.

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Liked best: location and quirkiness
Liked least: wifi though offered was not working properly during our stay.
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KIST64
Whitby, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“On the Doorstep of the Royal Mile”
Reviewed 29 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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people found this review helpful

After careful research, we decided to stay at The Castle Snug. We weren't sure when we'd be back to Edinburgh again and wanted to make the most of our stay by choosing a centrally located apartment. There was excellent communication with Brian before and during our stay. Thankfully he and Christine were able to accommodate an earlier check-in for us. The pictures shown on line are excellent examples of what the apartment looks like
One couldn't ask for a better spot from which to start a day in Edinburgh. Literally minutes down the road from Edinburgh Castle and steps to the Royal Mile - lots to see in either direction. And happily for us, The Castle Snug was also a few strides away from our 8:00 a.m. pick-up for the Hairy Coo tour.
I can't think of one thing that was missing that we might have needed. We used the upstairs bed which was comfortable but we did check out how to open to hideaway and it wasn't difficult. We weren't planning on doing any cooking but the kitchen was certainly well equipped. The shower was easy to operate and the water was always hot. We were able to sit, relax and have a cup of tea/coffee to start our day and later, a glass of wine before heading out to dinner.
We loved this tucked away spot. As a fan of the "tiny house" movement, I thought that it wouldn't be difficult to live permanently in this little apartment. It really does have character; I can only imagine whose feet have been up those steps!

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Liked best: Overall "vibe" of the apartment - and location, location, location!
Liked least: It was a little chilly one night and it took a bit to figure out how to get some heat. We managed!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Beverley1...
Orpington, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Fabulous apartment”
Reviewed 28 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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We've just returned from a 4 night stay at the Castle Snug Apartment. It's location is superb, being just off the Royal Mile and a few minutes walk from the castle. It's also within easy walking distance of the train station.
The apartment is utterly charming. It felt like a real privilege to be able to stay in such a unique place. It's very comfortable, spotlessly clean, lovely new bathroom and a well equipped kitchen.
From our very first enquiry Brain was really helpful, easy to contact via email or phone.
I would absolutely recommend the Castle Snug apartment and cannot wait to return.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Leaving!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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