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Royal Mile by the Castle Fabulous location

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
This 2nd Floor apartment located in the heart of the Old Town can accommodate a maximum of 6 persons. The property has just been fully renovated and newly furnished. There are two bedrooms; 1 king size double en suite with TV, one twin, Double sofa bed in living room, 2nd bathroom. Bedrooms are peaceful and quiet at night. Open plan kitchen/dining/living room with 3 windows looking directly onto Royal Mile/Lawnmarket. All windows in the property are double glazed. Bathrooms have under floor heating. There is gas central heating. The property retains great period features; old stone fireplaces, exposed ancient stone walls; and yet provides all modern conveniences and striking decoration. Situated in the historic Old Town of Edinburgh, this is the best place to stay in the city. The Old To...This 2nd Floor apartment located in the heart of the Old Town can accommodate a maximum of 6 persons. The property has just been fully renovated and newly furnished. There are two bedrooms; 1 king size double en suite with TV, one twin, Double sofa bed in living room, 2nd bathroom. Bedrooms are peaceful and quiet at night. Open plan kitchen/dining/living room with 3 windows looking directly onto Royal Mile/Lawnmarket. All windows in the property are double glazed. Bathrooms have under floor heating. There is gas central heating. The property retains great period features; old stone fireplaces, exposed ancient stone walls; and yet provides all modern conveniences and striking decoration. Situated in the historic Old Town of Edinburgh, this is the best place to stay in the city. The Old Town is a World Heritage site. Steeped in history, packed with museums, visitor attractions, specialty shops, restaurants and pubs. Edinburgh castle is 1 minute walk from your front door. This area of the city has a real buzz and is a joy to explore. This apartment is however in a peaceful location late at night with no nightclubs or noisy pubs. This a great place to stay anytime but a prime location during the Edinburgh Festival/Fringe or at New Year.More
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About the Owner
Paul H
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
Interaction with guests
Check in is either by personal meeting upon arrival or by collection of keys from a lock box outside the apartment. If it is arranged to collect the keys form the lockbox an access code will be provided.
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Paul was there to welcome us and a lovely touch to provide milk , juice and snacks The apartment is in a busy street just a 2 minute walk to the castle and right next to city tour bus stop. Perfect location for the old...More

Date of stay: December 2017
1  Thank Sean246
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We loved this apartment on the Royal Mile. It was just as described. The bedrooms are in the back of the apartment, so very quiet. The stairs were winding and if you want to avoid too many stairs try and book the 1st floor unit...More

Date of stay: July 2017
2  Thank Safarigirl2015
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

This beautiful apartment is located in a perfect location on the Royal Mile. This was our first trip to Edinburg so we were relying on other reviewers as to the location but we were not disappointed. Located on the Royal Mile, it is literally a...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank SandyB583
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I will start with the one negative. We were a party of 4 who had been traveling for 25 days and we had 8 pieces of luggage....okay, I know we don't travel light! There were 36 slanted/stone steps to climb with luggage and only 18...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank kathy-TRIP
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We loved this apartment. It has been beautifully updated and decorated. The beds and bathrooms were very comfortable and the living room had plenty of space for us to spread out and visit after a long day. You cannot beat the location - it is...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank TerryM3097
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Highchair
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Hairdryer
TV
Microwave
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
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About the neighbourhood
Situated in the historic Old Town of Edinburgh, this is the best place to stay in the city. The Old Town is a World Heritage site. Steeped in history, packed with museums, visitor attractions, specialty shops, restaurants and pubs. Edinburgh castle is 1 minute walk from your front door. This area of the city has a real buzz and is a joy to explore. This apartment is however in a peaceful location late at night with no nightclubs or noisy pubs. This a great place to stay anytime but a prime location during the Edinburgh Festival/Fringe or at New Year.
Getting around
Publc transport is just a few metres away from the apartment and taxis are readily available at the taxi rank some 50 metres away. Uber is also available in the city. Hop on hop off buses are within 1 minute walk.
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