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The Wee Scottish Retreat { in the Grassmarket }

63 reviews
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Overview
studio
1 bathroom
2 guests
1 night minimum
Condo/Apartment
The Grassmarket area and the adjacent streets offer a host of cosmopolitan bars, restaurants, independent and traditional retailers and is surrounded by exciting festival venues .The area is steeped in dramatic, intriguing history with its well preserved cobbled streets and medieval architecture bringing this area to life. This is a studio flat..... The Grassmarket Flat is situated in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. This beautiful studio flat overlooks the Historical West Bow Well and faces directly out onto the Grassmarket pedestrian precinct which plays host to numerous musical, dramatic arts and acrobatic fringe acts throughout the festival season, not to mention a Mardi Gras festival and Saturday markets. This entertainment is free from your windows! The Grassmarket Flat has ...The Grassmarket area and the adjacent streets offer a host of cosmopolitan bars, restaurants, independent and traditional retailers and is surrounded by exciting festival venues .The area is steeped in dramatic, intriguing history with its well preserved cobbled streets and medieval architecture bringing this area to life. This is a studio flat..... The Grassmarket Flat is situated in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. This beautiful studio flat overlooks the Historical West Bow Well and faces directly out onto the Grassmarket pedestrian precinct which plays host to numerous musical, dramatic arts and acrobatic fringe acts throughout the festival season, not to mention a Mardi Gras festival and Saturday markets. This entertainment is free from your windows! The Grassmarket Flat has been tastefully finished to a very high standard, with beautiful Scottish fabrics encapsulating the essence of Scotland, to enhance your experience and maximise the ambience of your holiday. This flat has been designed with the holidaymaker in mind and attention has been paid to every detail to ensure your stay is a very comfortable and memorable experience. This is a perfect place for those romantic at heart with a chilled bottle of wine waiting for you on your arrival! There is a small washing machine available , this is not a washer/dryer. Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile are a mere three minute walk away. If you intend visiting Edinburgh, this is the perfect place to stay.More
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Gill B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2012
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

This location is perfect for exploring Edinburgh on foot. The flat is well equipped and just the right size for two travelers. The owner, Tom, was very helpful in every way. He was personable and made us feel at home; provided local information on sites...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank T H
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

So glad I went with The Wee Scottish Retreat. It was perfect for a comfortable 2 night stay in Edinburgh. The location is close to lots of delicious restaurants and some great tourist spots to. It’s literally next door to the Harry Potter Museum! The...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank NicoleTravel26
Management response:Responded 24 February 2018

Nicole Thank you for the fabulous review, we try very hard to make our place a great flat for you to enjoy your holiday. We would love to have you back again. See you in the future.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Excellent hospitality, excellent location, excellent flat - would highly recommend this property to all

Date of stay: November 2017
1  Thank Suzyshuz5
Management response:Responded 15 November 2017

Thank you for your fabulous review. You are welcome back anytime. Thanks also for leaving our place immaculate it is much appreciated. See you again.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

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Date of stay: October 2017
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The Grassmarket Flat is in a perfect location, with all the highlights of the old city around the corner. The flat itself was very clean and perfect size for two people. The towels and bedlinnen were supersoft and smelled so good, I asked Gill which...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank JasperB381
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
DVD Player
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Towels Provided
Books
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Microwave
City Getaway
Linens Provided
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About the neighbourhood
The Grassmarket flat is ideally located for those interested in the history of Edinburgh.The West Bow is a steep street in the historic Old Town of Edinburgh, leading from the Grassmarket, up the hill to the world famous Royal mile and Edinburgh Castle, which is a mere three minute walk away. Directly in front of the Grassmarket Flat is the large open Grassmarket square, which is host to an extensive number of bars, resturants, quality shops and visitor attractions for your enjoyment. The Grassmarket Flat is situated a ten minute walk from Waverley Train Station and St Andrews Square bus station. Edinburgh Airport is a twenty minute taxi ride away. Car parking is available at the nearby Castle Terrace car park.
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