Sleeps up to 2
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom
13 mins walk to
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Opulent yet cosy, the interior of this snug flat is reminiscent of a Scottish medieval castle – and it's more than fitting, considering the stunning views of Edinburgh Castle you'll have out the windows. From the exposed brick walls to the gothic grandeur of the antique four-poster bed, every nook and cranny here exudes charm and character. Complete with heaps of purple-thistle tartan and comfortable furnishings to snuggle up on (light the fire to make it extra cosy), this apartment has a distinctly Scottish feel that history buffs and tourists will love – and the location could not be better. This apartment is in the heart of Old Town, right on Grassmarket Square – one of the most popular streets...
The striking features and hidden details that caught our eye
Enjoy the views of Edinburgh Castle from the windows – it's just a five-minute walk away
Stay in the heart of Old Town, surrounded by historic sights and cobbled lanes
Sleep like royalty on the antique four-poster bed
Light the fire and snuggle up on chilly evenings
Curl up on the plush sofa with a glass of scotch and a good book
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Staying in Old Town
Perched on top of an extinct volcano, the iconic Edinburgh Castle forms the main focal point of the city. The Royal Mile runs (for just over a mile) from the Castle down to Holyrood Palace – the Queen’s official Scottish residence. The winding medieval layout of the Old Town is steeped in history, deeply atmospheric and provides perfectly framed glimpses of the city’s skyline. Breathtaking views abound. There are layers...
Nearest bus stop
1 min walk
13 mins walk
18 mins walk
Local taxi and rideshare services available
All the details
Check-in from 15:00
Check out by 11:00
Get a full refund when you cancel up until 5 days before check‑in.
Not suitable for children (1-12 years)
Not suitable for infants (under 12 months)
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Good to know
Wifi speed: 8Mbps
No air con
On floor 3, steps only
1 min walk to nearest bus stop
What the photos might not tell you, but we do
There are three flights of stairs up to the flat and no lift
The WiFi speed can be slow in some parts of the home – it only measured 8mbps during our test
The flat's central location means that it can sometimes get noisy in the living area, especially at night when the bars and pubs are busy – it’s quieter in the bedroom, but if you’re a light sleeper, we recommend bringing earplugs
Beds and bathrooms
1 bedroom, 1 bed
Feel free to enquire about arranging those extra-special services with your host when booking the home.
Your host Reservations
This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay.
Lulu and her team look after a number of properties in Edinburgh and have really nailed it when it comes to hosting. With their minimalist, yet beautifully designed apartments, their goal is to create homes that complement the vibrant city life on offer here.
This home is a Plum Guide Award winner. Find out more