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  • 3 bedrooms

  • 2 bathrooms

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Perfectly placed in Edinburgh’s New Town, this no-fuss apartment has the city’s best bits within easy reach. Poring over the works in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, just a ten-minute walk from your doorstep is an excellent way to start a morning. And when it’s time for elevenses, there’s a selection of trendy coffee houses on the other side of Queen Street Gardens. Shop along the famous Princes Street or take the twenty-minute amble up to the mighty Edinburgh Castle for a tour of the Great Hall and St Margaret’s Chapel. At the end of your jam-packed day, retreat to your homespun apartment for a relaxing evening with your loved ones. Get snug in the cosy living space as the appointed chef of your group whips up something tasty in the well-equipped kitchen. After an evening of swapping anecdotes over dinner and drinks, sink into the comfortable beds and drift off into a deep sleep.


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What to expect


Highlights

Visit Edinburgh's 900-year-old castle, just a twenty-minute stroll away

Visit Edinburgh's 900-year-old castle, just a twenty-minute stroll away

Shop along Princes Street, a ten-minute walk from your building

Shop along Princes Street, a ten-minute walk from your building

Put your feet up and relax in the homespun living space

Put your feet up and relax in the homespun living space

Catch up on your emails at the handy desk in the living area

Catch up on your emails at the handy desk in the living area

Treat your group to a hearty full Scottish breakfast – don't forget the tattie scones

Treat your group to a hearty full Scottish breakfast – don't forget the tattie scones

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Home truths

    Your host also owns the property next door and both can be rented together if you wish to stay as a larger group

    Your host can meet you on arrival or you can check yourself in using the lockbox

    Guest six would sleep on a Z bed in the living space

    We recommend leaving the car at home – if you bring a car, street parking is pay and display from 8.30am-5:30pm and free from 5.30pm / on the weekends

    Please note, between the hours of Monday to Friday you will need to

    Book your parking in advance on the JustParkis app or Parkopedia site

    Waverly train station is an eighteen-minute walk from the flat

    A taxi to Edinburgh Airport (6.2 miles away) costs around £20-30

    The washing machine is under repair

About this stay


Amenities

Laptop friendly workspace

Wi-fi

Washing machine

Dryer

TV

Dishwasher

Bedrooms & bathrooms

3 bedrooms, 4 beds

2 bathrooms

Extras


VIP services

Airport pick up

Fridge fills

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

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.

7 min
Explore the Georgian House

Explore the Georgian House

Step back in time at this 18th-century home, designed by Robert Adam. Discover Scottish artworks, period furniture, and friendly guides who bring the Georgian period to life.

9 min
Feast on tapas at Cafe Andaluz

Feast on tapas at Cafe Andaluz

Enjoy an intimate tapas experience with delicious Spanish fare in an elegant Andalucian decor. Tasty dishes, kind staff, and excellent ambience make it a must-visit restaurant.

6 min
Find some treats at Stockbridge Market

Find some treats at Stockbridge Market

Indulge in an enchanting market offering a variety of mouthwatering foods and artisanal goods. Don't miss the beloved paella seafood, but be prepared for a queue.

7 min
Feast on seafood at Tigerlily

Feast on seafood at Tigerlily

Luxe hotel with a trendy seafood restaurant offering pavement dining. Delicious food and outstanding service.

9 min
Enjoy a whisky tasting at The Black Cat

Enjoy a whisky tasting at The Black Cat

A cosy pub in Edinburgh offering a great selection of local craft beers, Scotch whiskies, and Scottish food. With knowledgeable staff and live folk music, it's a must-visit for whisky enthusiasts.

10 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.

5 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.

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.

7 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.

11 min

Get around

Airport

Edinburgh

32 min

Perth

1 hr 9 min

Dundee

1 hr 14 min

Train station

Edinburgh Waverley

17 min

Bus stop

Bus Station

14 min

Local shops & services

Convenience store

5 min

Cafe

5 min

Pharmacy

6 min

Points of interest

Beach

Portobello Beach

18 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

No pets

No parties or events

No smoking

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 11:00

Wifi

No air con

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    24

    hours

    Cancel at least 24 hours before your check-in date for a full refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 24 hours away.

Host


This home is managed by Sonia

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Hosting is Sonia's bread and butter. Having worked in the hotel industry for several years, she knows exactly what guests want. Her beautiful self-catering homes are unique and fully stocked with everything you need – she can even arrange for services like airport transfers, fridge fills and private chefs to make your stay extra special. Sonia knows all the best spots, too – be it lovely restaurants to fun day trips – so don't be afraid to ask.

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