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“The Moorings is a wonderful vacation rental”
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Edinburgh, Scotland

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REJ_12
Sydney, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“The Moorings is a wonderful vacation rental”
Reviewed 2 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013

We greatly enjoyed our stay at the Moorings. Di was a pleasure to deal with during the booking process and it was lovely to meet her and her partner. The apartment is spacious, well-appointed and located in a vibrant part of Edinburgh that has ready access to transport, restaurants and shopping facilities. Highly recommend staying at this very reasonably priced vacation rental.

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Liked best: The fact that the apartment was spacious and attractive.
Liked least: Can't say that there were any negatives.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Miranda E
Bath, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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“Spacious, comfortable accommodation in a good location”
Reviewed 23 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

We booked this apartment for 7 people, two in each of the three bedrooms and one on the sofa bed in the sitting room. The owner, Diana Callander, was accommodating and thoughtful in her communications and recommended a superb place for breakfast, just a five minute walk away, called Mimi's.
The accommodation was spacious and comfortable and had everything we needed. There was a shopping mall close by as well as the Royal Yacht Britannia.
We only stayed one night but would definitely go back again and can easily recommend this as a great place to stay in Edinburgh.

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Liked best: The owner made everything easy for us.
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Karyn G
Hastings, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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“Fantastic - spacious and brilliant location”
Reviewed 19 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

Can't say enough about this amazing apartment. Home away from home. Comfortable, warm and spacious. Everything was of a very high standard without feeling like a hotel. Di and Lenny were the most obliging people to the extent of taking my husbands suit to be dry cleaned so we didn't have to worry about finding somewhere to get it done. The buses were just across the road at the ocean terminal along with a supermarket and anything else you might need or want. M and S simply food are very limited in what they have but if you order on line it can be delivered to the Ocean Terminal free of charge for you to collect. If like me you don't like cooking there are heaps of very good eateries close by. Will definitely return.

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Liked best: Ease of access to everything and the spaciousness of the apartment.
Liked least: The stairs!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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ljrobbs
Coventry
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3 reviews
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“Brilliant, spacious and equipped with everything and more you could possibly need.”
Reviewed 7 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

We stayed at the flat for four nights at the beginning of August 13, two friends from Germany and two of us from Coventry. We have been going to Edinburgh for the last three years for the tattoo and this is the best accommodation we have had to date. So much so I plan on booking it again for next year. It is very spacious and totally well equipped. There are plenty of bars, restaurants and buses close by so no need to use the car. There's also a supermarket (towards Newhaven) within walking distance for those who don't wish to eat out all the time.
I can't recommend this flat highly enough. Diana, the owner, is so accommodating and so friendly and truly interested in your comfort. Her personality shines through in the flat.
Big thanks Di for a fantastic stay

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Liked best: Everything was perfect
Liked least: There was nothing to dislike
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed 24 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

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