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Picture this — an elegant grey-stone exterior with rows of French windows reflecting against the pink Edinburgh sunset. Welcome to Bells of Heather. Hints of gold and bronze decorate your apartment while bright light streams through the open windows. Just outside your door is The Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Let the fairytale views of Edinburgh Castle inspire your adventure. Follow crowds as they guide you through bakeries, lively pubs, and eclectic eateries. Have the best of comfort and excitement at this sleek city bolthole.


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What to expect


Highlights

Book a tour around Edinburgh Castle, it's just a thirteen-minute walk away

Book a tour around Edinburgh Castle, it's just a thirteen-minute walk away

Take a breather in the apartment building's private gardens

Take a breather in the apartment building's private gardens

Experience exceptional living - from the moment you arrive

Experience exceptional living - from the moment you arrive

Watch city life unfold from your bedside with a coffee

Watch city life unfold from your bedside with a coffee

Curl up with a good book here

Curl up with a good book here

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Home truths

    There's contact-free check-in and 24/7 virtual support

    Part of a serviced apartment block, there are multiple properties, so while the style and facilities remain the same, the view, layout, and design may vary slightly

    Your nearest grocery store is an M&S, just six minutes on foot

    There's a reception, but it's not staffed 24/7

    There's a lift in this building, but a flight of stairs to access this apartment

    You can expect some traffic noise – your host provides earplugs

    Construction noise may be present during daytime hours due to development within the building

    Luggage storage is available

    There's a starter pack with tea, coffee, and toiletries to help settle you in

    Street parking is available outside the building

About this stay


Amenities

Wi-fi

Parking available

Washing machine

Dryer

Lift access

TV

Bedrooms & bathrooms

2 bedrooms, 2 beds

2 bathrooms

Extras


VIP services

Daily cleaning

Additional fees

  • There may be some extra fees to pay here, such as charges for utilities, final cleaning fees, city tax and security deposits – all of which you may need to pay in cash to the homeowner. Please reach out during the booking process to confirm.

Additional fees subject to a 3.5% handling charge.

Extras are subject to availability. Please enquire with your host.

Local guide


About New Town

Edinburgh’s New Town isn’t new at all – it’s a glorious example of 18th-century Georgian town planning and architecture that has rightfully earned its UNESCO World Heritage Status. There’s a lot more than beautiful architecture on offer here though. Located in the centre of the city, it’s a short walk from Waverley Station, and well serviced by public transport. Princes Street, George Street, St Andrew’s Square, and the West End...

Explore the area

Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

See famous Scots at the Portrait Gallery

See famous Scots at the Portrait Gallery

Not only is the National Portrait Gallery full of Scotland's famous faces, the iconic red sandstone Gothic Revival building is an artwork itself.

3 min
Drink and dine in splendour at The Dome

Drink and dine in splendour at The Dome

Bar, restaurant, afternoon tea spot, and eternal winner of prizes for its Christmas decorations, The Dome is one of the best known eateries in the city.

7 min
Eat Fresh fish at Fishers in the City

Eat Fresh fish at Fishers in the City

Scotland is renowned for its seafood, and it doesn't get fresher than Fishers in the City. With daily specials and set menus, this is a favourite among locals.

8 min
Enjoy French classics at Chez Jules

Enjoy French classics at Chez Jules

A friendly bistro with casual red and yellow decor, offering scrumptious steak and seafood meals. The cosy atmosphere is perfect for a date or casual night out.

6 min
Enjoy a cosy beer at The Queens Arms

Enjoy a cosy beer at The Queens Arms

Comfortable, book-lined gastropub offering delicious British dining, a great drinks selection, and excellent service. Enjoy the popular Sunday roast and other tasty dishes in a cosy atmosphere.

9 min
Explore the charming Circus Lane

Explore the charming Circus Lane

Take a leisurely stroll through Circus Lane, a picturesque street in Edinburgh. Admire the beautiful old buildings and enjoy the romantic atmosphere. Perfect for a peaceful evening walk.

11 min
See James Clerk Maxwell Statue

See James Clerk Maxwell Statue

For science enthusiasts, a visit to the James Clerk Maxwell Statue in Edinburgh is a must. This statue pays tribute to one of the greatest minds in physics.

6 min
Indulge in brunch at Urban Angel

Indulge in brunch at Urban Angel

This cosy cafe in Edinburgh offers a laid-back atmosphere and delicious breakfast options like porridge, hummus toast, and eggs. With its great vibe and locally sourced ingredients, it's the perfect spot for a relaxing Saturday morning brunch.

6 min
Try the Thai dishes at Dusit

Try the Thai dishes at Dusit

Experience modern, innovative Thai cuisine using local Scottish produce in a stone decor. Enjoy delicious food, friendly staff, and great service.

8 min
Explore the art at the Scottish Gallery

Explore the art at the Scottish Gallery

An elegant Georgian gallery showcasing 20th-century and modern art, ceramics, and jewellery. Experienced staff provide guidance for art enthusiasts seeking original work.

5 min
Explore Ingleby Gallery

Explore Ingleby Gallery

Discover the oldest private art gallery in Edinburgh, housed in a historic building. Marvel at the elegant presentation of works and meet the friendly and helpful staff.

5 min

Get around

Airport

Edinburgh

33 min

Perth

1 hr 10 min

Dundee

1 hr 16 min

Train station

Edinburgh Waverley

10 min

Bus stop

Bus Station

6 min

Local shops & services

Convenience store

6 min

Cafe

3 min

Pharmacy

7 min

Points of interest

Beach

Portobello Beach

16 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

Children welcome (1-12 years)

No pets

No parties or events

No smoking

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 11:00

Has a lift

Wifi

No air con

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    5

    days

    Cancel at least 5 days before your check-in date for a full refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 5 days away.

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This home is managed by Krystal

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Rooms, suites, and apartments in over 40 cities around the world. Every space features designer details, keyless entry, and fast free WiFi. Experience a better way to stay today.

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