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Old Fishmarket Close 1 - Contemporary open plan kitchen and living area in Edinburgh holiday let

/ The Old Fishmarket Residence

The Old Fishmarket Residence

Cool, Calm and Collected; The Old Fishmarket Residence is newly refurbished throughout and perfectly located for your next visit to Edinburgh. Sitting pretty high above the Royal Mile, this two bedroom apartment seamlessly blends lovingly restored original features with contemporary design to present a charming pied-a-terre in the heart of the Old Town.

With stylish seating, contemporary artwork and a slick, modern kitchen, the open plan kitchen and living area provides the perfect space for relaxing after a long day exploring the city, or planning your next adventure over a coffee and quick breakfast. Guests are treated to the comfort of chic interiors, but the beautiful history of the building is allowed to shine through with stripped wooden floors and vaulted ceilings with Velux windows. A dishwasher, large TV with Freeview, and unlimited WiFi offer a few more home comforts.

Choose between two bedrooms, both with sumptuous king-size beds, plush carpet and charming décor. One bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room, and a further shower room completes this delightful home from home.

In terms of location, you simply could not ask for more. The Old Fishmarket Residence sits in a traditional Close off of the Royal Mile, putting you in amongst all of the action in Edinburgh’s world famous medieval Old Town. You’ll have some fairly regal neighbours as Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse are barely a 5 and 15 minute stroll from the apartment. You can also be in the New Town within a few minutes’ walk, home to designer shopping, destination dining and both national and independent art galleries.

If you want to visit other areas of the city, Lothian buses run a number of services from around the corner on North Bridge. Edinburgh Waverley train station is just 300 metres from the apartment, where you can also get the Airlink bus to Edinburgh Airport.

This property doesn't come with free parking but there is limited paid street parking in local area for an additional fee. The nearest private parking facilities are at the NCP Car Park on Holyrood Road

A meet and greet service is provided, whereby you will be met at the property to be provided with keys and to be shown the property. Please arrange your arrival with the property manager.

Entry to the apartment is from 16:00 onwards; however, please note that arrivals after 19:00 may incur a late arrival fee of 15 pounds for unsociable hours and arrivals after 10pm will incur a fee of £25. Earlier entry can perhaps be arranged but depends if there is a departure at your chosen apartment that day. This can be confirmed within 48 hours of arrival. If you are arriving earlier than 16:00 on your day of arrival, it is always worth contacting the property manager as they will always endeavour to give you access as soon as possible. You may be able to arrive early and leave luggage and come back however this is not guaranteed.

The latest departure time is 11:00, however, a guaranteed later departure (up to 20:00) can be arranged for a fee of 50% of the daily rate for that day but please note this is subject to no existing booking arriving that day already.

Interior layout A central hallway leads to open plan living/kitchen area, two king-size bedrooms (one with en suite) and an additional shower room.

Exterior This property forms part of a traditional Edinburgh tenement building.

Call us to book: 01620 893703.
" All in all, this place was magic and we have nothing but great memories and we will be back!
- Lisa
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Waverley Train Station: 0.3 miles
Haymarket Train Station: 1.2 miles
Edinburgh Bus Station: 0.6 miles
Edinburgh Airport: 8 miles


This property doesn't come with free parking but there is limited paid street parking in local area for an additional fee. The nearest private parking facilities are at the NCP Car Park on Holyrood Road - you can find details of parking charges via the following link:

Limited Mobility Access

This property is situated on the third floor and is only accessible by stairs - no lift access is available.

Facilities and amenities

Property facilities
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Linen provided
  • Bath towels provided
  • Bedding provided
  • Iron / Ironing board
  • Smoke Detectors
  • TV
  • Freeview / Freesat TV
  • Wifi
  • 24h check-in available
  • Personal meet & greet available
  • Central heating
  • Paid parking (outdoor)
Nearby amenities and recreation
  • Swimming (Indoor)
  • Cycle paths
  • Gym
  • Leisure centre
  • Shops
  • Supermarket
  • Express supermarket
  • Bar / Pub
  • Restaurants
  • Café
  • Nightclub
  • Galleries
  • Museum
  • Theatre
  • Internet café
  • Public wireless internet
  • Playground


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