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Apartment block with the castle in the background
View of the castle from the apartment block
Festival fireworks on your doorstep!
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Edinburgh, Scotland

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croydon
Level 6 Contributor
216 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
“Absolutely Wonderful!”
Reviewed 1 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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Where to begin! Visited for 4 days and must say what a beautiful well equipped apartment this is. Has all the general amenities and more. Alexis is a lovely lady who left us bread/milk/tea and coffee with little extras for treats, how delightful! Really centrally located to the fabulous Grassmarket full of bars and restaurants and at the foot of Edinburgh Castle. I guarantee you will not be disappointed if you choose to stay here and I know I would be back in a heartbeat if we were to visit Edinburgh again. Enjoy!!!

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Liked best: All of it!
Liked least: No one to give a good foot massage at the end of my day, lol!!!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Mark G
Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
Level 6 Contributor
117 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Tiny space, Great location, Just what we needed”
Reviewed 3 May 2016 for a stay in September 2015
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person found this review helpful

For Americans used to big rooms, this is a tiny place. But it had everything we needed! Kitchen, sofa, breakfast table, separate bedroom. It is located directly below Edinburgh Castle, and has a great view up at the castle. It put us walking distance from most places we wanted to visit, and we enjoyed being here! Alexis was terrific - she had milk, bread, and chocolates for us, met us to show us around, and even swapped parking spaces with us so we'd have a good spot (parking is very limited in the neighborhood). If you will be here for a few days or weeks, this is a delightfully unique location and I highly recommend it!!

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Liked best: Location - very close to Edinburgh Castle, Royal Mile, Museums
Liked least: lack of parking
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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kathleen...
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
Reviewed 27 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016
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Arrived at the train station ,taking a taxi to the apartment ,cost £5.50, took about 10mins.
Alexis gave us a warm welcome, when we met her there as arranged. The location is great ,so easy to get around from there. All you need is provided and thought out well ,slept very well nice and quiet .It really is a beautiful small apartment .There is so much to do and see , it was lovely to be able to walk out each day and be right in the centre of Edinburgh, no need for a car. Lots of places to eat. Hope to go back sometime for another visit.

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Liked best: cosy apartment great location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
28 Apr 2016
Thanks Kathleen, hope to see you again soon!
Alexis
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shetland
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Just perfect!”
Reviewed 13 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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person found this review helpful

This apartment ticks all the boxes, and then some! As mentioned in previous reviews it's small, but perfectly formed. And in such a great location, within walking distance from the tram stop, and then really handy with the Royal Mile, the restaurants, pubs, etc. It has a locked gate into the block of flats so feels very secure too. Alexis is lovely and has gone the extra mile to ensure you feel welcomed.

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Lisa O
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Small but perfectly formed & ideally situated”
Reviewed 27 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

The apartment was exactly as pictured. The design of everything has been beautifully thought through. Alexis met us at the apartment and showed us everything and there was lots of literature on the apartment itself and Edinburgh. Grassmarket is right on the doorstep and Waverley is a ten minute walk so you don't need taxis anywhere. Highly recommended.

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