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Parliament Sq 5, Royal Mile, 300 metres from Edinb

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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1/10 Parliament Square is located in a very prestigious building on Parliament Square, opposite the Edinburgh City Chambers (local Government Offices) on the famous Royal Mile and adjacent to the magnificent St Giles Cathedral. This luxurious 2 bedroom, second floor apartment commands excellent views of the famous Royal Mile and the City Chambers. Located in the very heart of Edinburgh's historic Old Town and only 300 metres to Edinburgh Castle's entrance. The apartment is only a few minutes walk from many other major Edinburgh attractions such as the Royal Scottish Museum and the National Gallery of Scotland located on the Mound at its junction with famous Princes Street. There are also a copious amount of restaurants, cafés, bars and shops in the immediate area. This holiday apartment i...1/10 Parliament Square is located in a very prestigious building on Parliament Square, opposite the Edinburgh City Chambers (local Government Offices) on the famous Royal Mile and adjacent to the magnificent St Giles Cathedral. This luxurious 2 bedroom, second floor apartment commands excellent views of the famous Royal Mile and the City Chambers. Located in the very heart of Edinburgh's historic Old Town and only 300 metres to Edinburgh Castle's entrance. The apartment is only a few minutes walk from many other major Edinburgh attractions such as the Royal Scottish Museum and the National Gallery of Scotland located on the Mound at its junction with famous Princes Street. There are also a copious amount of restaurants, cafés, bars and shops in the immediate area. This holiday apartment is furnished and decorated to a high standard and is a very comfortable base for your visit to Edinburgh and Scotland. Guests who have their own laptop can also enjoy a free broadband connection either through the supplied cable or by wifi. Connection throughout the apartment. LOUNGE/DRAWING ROOM: This spacious room consists of two comfortable sofas and two soft chairs , a mahogany coffee table is centrally placed for drinks. There is a dining table suitable for six people and some smaller items of furniture and lighting features. There is a gas coal effect fire which provides additional warmth to the gas central heating and creates a wonderful ambience in the room. A widescreen lcd smart TV with approximately 105 digital channels, a separate blu-ray DVD player, a digital radio, ipod docking station and CD player are available for entertainment. KITCHEN AREA The kitchen is located just off the main lounge area (see floor plan). It has a window with a southerly aspect. It is equipped with a fridge/freezer, electric cooker, microwave oven, washer/dryer, dishwasher and cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils for up to six people. BEDROOM 1 (ensuite) This is a very spacious double bedroom with a window overlooking the historic Royal Mile. A 6ft (1.82metres) wide super king-size bed with two bedside tables.This room is also equipped with a digital radio and ipod docking station. It has original working wooden shutters to shut out the world to ensure a good night's sleep. This room has an ensuite shower-room and toilet with wash-hand basin and shaver point. BEDROOM 2 The second bedroom also has a view of the historic Royal Mile. It has 3ft (0.91 metres) twin beds (default set up) that can be assembled as a super king-size bed. Please indicate your preference during the booking process. There is a storage cupboard in this room for hanging clothing. There are also working wooden shutters in this bedroom. Bathroom The bathroom includes a toilet, wash handbasin, a bath and a shower over the bath. A shaver point is also available. Additional information * All gas & electricity costs are included in the rental. * Linen and towels are provided. * Complimentary tea, coffee and milk are provided for your arrival. * Ironing facilities and a hair dryer are provided. * Daytime street parking is available but is expensive, various longer term parking solutions can be suggested. (However, overnight parking is free from 6.30p.m. to 8.00 a.m. Mon-Sat, and free parking is available all day Sunday). * The airport bus drop off point and Edinburgh's main railway station (Waverley) are approximately 250 metres away. Restrictions * No smoking is allowed within the apartment. * pets not allowed. * We regret that this second floor flat will be unsuitable for some people with disabilities as there are only stairs. * No lift is available. A deposit of 25% is payable on booking and the outstanding balance of the rental price must be received 2 months prior to your arrival date. For bookings made less than eight weeks before your arrival date the whole rental price falls payable at the time of booking. Please note that a separate 200 pounds refundable key/security deposit must be provided prior to arrival. This is rescinded 2 days after departure. Please note that arrivals after 19:00 will incur a range of late arrival fee. **LATE ARRIVAL: fees, 19:00 - 22:30 - 15 pounds, 22:31 - 00:00 - 30 pounds and 00:01 - 02:00 - 50 pounds. The latest access can be given is 02:00, otherwise it is given at 08:00 the next day. ESC accept no liability for any costs involved in alternative accommodation for this 6 hour period.More
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Edinburgh SC (Self Catering) Ltd
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2009
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

A lovely well appointed apartment. Well equipped and very comfortable, beds were great. It is in an ideal location for a tourist being at the top end of the Royal Mile and only a short walk to the New Town. The booking contact, Dave, was...More

Date of stay: November 2016
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escadmin, VR Owner at Parliament Sq 5, Royal Mile, 300 metres from Edinb, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2016

Thank you for finding the time to leave a review. We are pleased you enjoyed Parliament Sq 5, it is a particularly lovely apartment and afantastic location. Sorry to have forgotten to mention the City Cafe breakfasts!!! I have been going there over 20 years....More

Reviewed 1 November 2016

This apartment is amazing! The photos on the website are accurate but don't fully convey quite how wonderful it really is. We were all impressed by this spacious, luxurious, tasteful and fully equipped apartment. It had everything we could possibly need for a superb family...More

Date of stay: October 2016
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escadmin, VR Owner at Parliament Sq 5, Royal Mile, 300 metres from Edinb, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Thank you for leaving a review for the Parliament Sq 5 apt. The accommodation on a trip plays a large part in making it a successful one and it is wonderful to know Parliament Sq 5 made that contribution. Regards, Glenn ESC Ltd

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

The apartment is amazing!......comfortable, large, well cared for, clean and well equipped. The representative was absolutely great. Gave us a great overview of the apartment and needed information. We could not have asked for more! It's right next to St. Giles and a stones throw...More

Date of stay: September 2016
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escadmin, VR Owner at Parliament Sq 5, Royal Mile, 300 metres from Edinb, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2016

Thank you for finding the time to leave a review, especially when it was to advise that the property played such a big part in a successful trip to Edinburgh. Regards Glenn Ford ESC Ltd

Reviewed 10 September 2016

We stayed two nights here for a short break to Edinburgh. The apartment was very central and within walking distance of everything we needed. Our bed was soooo comfortable! Everything that we needed for our stay was supplied. The only negative that we had, which...More

Date of stay: September 2016
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

The apartment was fabulous! Very centrally located, which was convenient. The apartment was very clean and spacious (except for the white couches that had a few smudges that I'd expect with any white couch!). Kitchen had all the amenities we needed, beds were comfortable. We'd...More

Date of stay: August 2016
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escadmin, VR Owner at Parliament Sq 5, Royal Mile, 300 metres from Edinb, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2016

Thank you for finding the time to review the Parliament Sq apt. It is always good to know it played its part in a successful trip to Edinburgh. Regards, Glenn ESC Ltd

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Dryer
Air Conditioning
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hairdryer
TV
Microwave
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
Fireplace
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