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Close to Universtiy and Centre

Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Edinburgh, Scotland
Spacious 2 bedroom flat with a flexible configuration of beds. Very close to the Edinburgh University George Square and a short walk to the town centre and its tourist attractions.

During The Festival it is right at the heart of many of the main venues including The Pleasance and The Gilded Ballon,

The first bedroom has a large super kingsized bed that can be divided into 2 singles. The second bedroom has a triple sleeper bunk with a double below and a single above. In the living room is a comfortable sofabed.
Listing #FKN2996673
About the Owner
Sheila d
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
Interaction with guests
We will be there to greet you and to see you off. Between those times we remain available to share our local knowledge and assist in anyway. We appreciate you haven't come to Edinburgh to see us so unless you need us we will leave you to enjoy the city we love.
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

It was such a pleasure to watch the changing light over Salisbury Crag and Arthur's Seat and the people, from the early bird hikers welcoming the dawn to those watching the sunset. As a solo traveler I found the apartment quite roomy. It was immaculate....More

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank Ninja P
Buckled_Wheel_Tour, VR Owner at Close to Universtiy and Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

With guests like Kathy hosting is a pleasure.

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

booked this after a long hunt. a week later we received an email saying that the apartment had been destroyed by a burst water pipe in the upstairs neighbor's place. these nice people, alistair and sheila, took it upon themselves to make arrangements for another...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Jonathan B
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

The appartment is wonderful! Very clean and comfortable. Heaters, beddings, Wi-Fi, towels, and even toilet paper is provided. It is located very close to the Old College and the main library (convenient for students at EdU) and it is around 10+ minutes' walk to the...More

Date of stay: September 2016
2  Thank cherry526
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
You must enjoy your stay so much that you either return or at very least recomend us to all your friends and family. Anything less and we will not have matched our expectations...
    1 Full bath
    3 Twins
    1 Sofa
    1 Bunk
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  • Cleaning fee: R 481 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
The Southside area of Edinburgh is the heart of Edinburgh University. The apartment is located less than 5 minutes from Edinburgh Universities George Square and only 10 mins from the Royal Mile. Given the students its a vibrant lively part of town with many restuarants and bars.
Getting around
Edinburgh is a small city so walking is almost always a option. The local buses are excellent and run to all parts of the city from just outside the door. A day ticket will cost less than $6.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh Airport EDI: 15.0 km
Railway: Waverley Station: 0.8 km
If on a budget the bus or tram from the airport can save money. Take the tram to the last stop at St Andrews Square and then take the bus to St Patrick Square. Within 60m of the front door are buses ($2.50) to all over Edinburgh including Waverley Station, Kings College Campus (Edinburgh University) and the University Hospitals (Royal Infirmary and Western General).
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 6.4 km.
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