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Stylish and contemporary, this apartment is a haven located in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. Ideal for a solo traveller or a romantic getaway, this home is suave in all the right ways. After a busy day out exploring the city, enjoy a couple of drinks with your feet up on the plush sofas. On a clear night, the sunset through the floor-to-ceiling windows is soul warming. While you may want to sample the gastro scene on your doorstep, the contemporary kitchen will do nicely for a home-cooked meal. Pair it with a delicious bottle of wine as you settle down for dinner with your loved one to plan your next adventure in Scotland’s capital. After dinner, close your eyes in the bubble bath and feel your weary muscles relax into the heat. Settle down into your cosy bed and you’ll fall into a blissful night’s sleep effortlessly. Located just a stone's throw away from the famous Royal Mile, the area is culturally vibrant and filled with entertainment. From history and architecture to independent shops and bars, there’s plenty to fill your days. After a day soaking up this stunning Scottish city, retreat to your hideaway and recount the memories you’ve made.


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What to expect


Highlights

Stroll along the Royal Mile, taking in Edinburgh's beautiful Old Town

Stroll along the Royal Mile, taking in Edinburgh's beautiful Old Town

Enjoy a nightcap watching the sun go down through the floor to ceiling windows

Enjoy a nightcap watching the sun go down through the floor to ceiling windows

Indulge in some coffee and pastries at the plush breakfast bar

Indulge in some coffee and pastries at the plush breakfast bar

Wake in your comfortable bed, ready for another day of exploring Edinburgh

Wake in your comfortable bed, ready for another day of exploring Edinburgh

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Home truths

    This home is located on the first floor with no lift – there are twenty steps to the apartment

    The entrance to this home is shared with the building's other residents

    Edinburgh Waverley train station is just a six-minute walk from this apartment and the nearest bus stop, Lawnmarket, is just two minutes away on foot – Edinburgh airport is a forty-five-minute train ride away

    This home is in a central spot, so noise is to be expected

    For the benefit of the neighbours, quiet hours are between 10pm and 9am – this home is fitted with noise detection

About this stay


Amenities

Wi-fi

Washing machine

TV

Dishwasher

Fridge

Hair dryer

Bedrooms & bathrooms

1 bedroom, 1 bed

1 bathroom

Extras


Additional fees

  • Your host can help arrange airport transfers, childcare equipment, and in-stay services such as extra cleaning and linen changes for an additional fee

  • Speak with your host about the entire range of experiences and excursions they can arrange for you

Additional fees subject to a 3.5% handling charge.

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

Local guide


About 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...

Explore the area

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

Walk the Royal Mile

Walk the Royal Mile

The Royal Mile is (almost) a mile long and runs from the Castle down to Holyrood Palace. Take a walk to explore the streets of Edinburgh's historic Old Town.

6 min
Go underground at Mary King's Close

Go underground at Mary King's Close

Learn about some of Edinburgh's darker history at Mary King's Close - a now underground street bricked up during the plague in the 17th century.

8 min
Visit grand, gothic St Giles Cathedral

Visit grand, gothic St Giles Cathedral

It's hard to miss the spiky, gothic grandeur of St Giles Cathedral. Visit to admire the building's history, attend a service, or listen to a concert.

8 min
See free art at the National Gallery

See free art at the National Gallery

The Scottish National Gallery is home to a collection of fine art from the Renaissance to the late 19th Century. The annual Turner show is a must-see.

8 min
Have a picnic in Princes Street Gardens

Have a picnic in Princes Street Gardens

On the rare days the sun does shine, Princes Street Gardens is a great picnic spot. You'll also find the Christmas market and many concerts happening here.

10 min
Enjoy flavours of India at Dishoom

Enjoy flavours of India at Dishoom

A relatively new addition to the city, London-based chain Dishoom has brought its classic Bombay cafe style to Scotland. The breakfast is particularly great.

4 min
Indulge at The Ivy on the Square

Indulge at The Ivy on the Square

The Ivy is well known in London and has recently brought its classic brasserie style to Edinburgh. It's perfect for a long lunch after a morning of shopping.

5 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
Enjoy Delicious Local Produce at the Edinburgh Larder

Enjoy Delicious Local Produce at the Edinburgh Larder

Relaxed cafe serving artisan coffee and seasonal produce for breakfast and lunch. Try their vegan Scottish breakfast or the generous Veggie Breakfast with veggie haggis, mushrooms, spinach, poached egg, potato scone, tomatoes, and granary breads.

6 min
Feast on classic Italian dishes at Amarone

Feast on classic Italian dishes at Amarone

Enjoy Italian cuisine and cocktails in a chic environment. Try the tasty minestrone soup, beef lasagna, and scallop pasta. Friendly staff and reasonable prices make it a great choice.

6 min

Get around

Airport

Edinburgh

35 min

Perth

1 hr 15 min

Dundee

1 hr 18 min

Train station

Edinburgh Waverley

2 min

Bus stop

Princes Street (Stop PS)

6 min

Local shops & services

Convenience store

13 min

Cafe

9 min

Pharmacy

14 min

Points of interest

Beach

Portobello Beach

15 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

No pets

No smoking

No parties or events

Good to know

Arrival from 15:00

Departure before 11:00

On floor 1, steps only

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.

Host


This home is managed by Sam

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. This fantastic team take care of a number of top-quality homes across Europe. They are always on hand to make your stay truly special and know their fair share of secret spots to visit during your stay too, helping you to create memories that will last a lifetime.

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