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“Feeling at home in Edinburgh's old town!”
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Castle View Apartment - exterior view
Location, location, location!
Castle View Apartment Living Room
A good dram of single malt awaits our guests: Slanj!
Castle View Apartment Living Room
Castle View Apartment Living Room
Castle View Apartment Living Room
Castle View Apartment Kitchen
Castle View Apartment Kitchen
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Edinburgh Castle from the living room window
Castle View Apartment: New Year Fireworks Over Edinburgh Castle (photograph taken from living room window)
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Edinburgh, Scotland

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Manfred_1...
Vienna, Austria
1 review
“Feeling at home in Edinburgh's old town!”
Reviewed 26 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

This beautiful apartment in the west area of the old town is about 1 minute walk away from the Grass Market. So it is perfectly situated for visiting the city by foot. Just that you understand how "central" it is situated: when you look out the window in the livingroom, you look directly up to the castle, which is, I guess, about 200 meters away. - perfect.

It has two very nice bedrooms, a beautyful bathroom and an open, but still very cosy livingroom with open kitchen. The whole apartment is lovely decorated, which makes it feel like a private apartment which you're offered to stay at.

The apartment was fully equipped with everything you might or might not need during your stay (wi fi, dish washer, oven, stove, microwave, tv,...towels, hairdryers(!), even an iron was there). Everything was in perfect condition.

Booking and payment worked perfectly easy. At the end of our stay we had to check out basically in the middle of the night, but due to our great landlord even that was no problem at all.

Summing up I can absolutey recomend this accomodation - especially if you travel with your family (which was a party of three in our case).

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Liked best: it was way nicer than we expected
Liked least: the partying students can be pretty
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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PA USA
Reviewed 30 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

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Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
Recommended for:
A romantic getaway
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margarita...
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266 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
“Great place to stay!”
Reviewed 25 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

We really enjoyed our stay here. It was a great place and a great location. Everything was very new and up to date, and was clean and comfortable. It lived up to its name of "Castle view", as the castle can be clearly seen from the window.
Peter was very personable and gave us great recommendations and tips for our stay. He met us at the front door and carried our luggage up the steps for us. He even provided us with a booklet of activities, places, and helpful guides for our stay.
With its great location, it was easy to get to all of the major "tourist" spots as well as local areas including the farmers markets and small shops.
I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this place to anyone looking to immerse themselves in Edinburgh for the week!

Travelling group: Friends
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Maryland USA
Reviewed 24 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

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Marcobamb...
Warrenpoint, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Perfect location and beautiful apartment.”
Reviewed 24 January 2014 for a stay in December 2013

Stayed here in December with my wife, brother in law and his partner. Pete was very helpfull before we arrived. Arranging to meet us at a time that suited us and welcoming us to his apartment. The flat itself it very clean and has everything you would need for a relaxing stay in beautiful Edinburgh. A nice touch by Pete was the whisky and porridge he has for us that went down a treat, We will be staying here again hopefully next time a group of us head over to Edinburgh. Thanks Pete.

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Liked best: The location and cleanliness.
Liked least: Bit cold even with the fire full.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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