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Blair Street Flat Edinburgh 033 a SA

/ Blair Street 1, just off Royal mile

Blair Street 1, just off Royal mile

This first floor (2nd floor for US & Canadian readers) apartment is a fantastic base to explore the amazing city of Edinburgh.

A plethora of Edinburgh attractions are only minutes walk, such as the Royal Scottish Museum and St Giles Cathedral. There is also an abundance of bars, restaurants and cafe's in the immediate area. This apartment is furnished and decorated to a high standard to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

LOUNGE/DRAWING ROOM: This is an extremely spacious room that provides a wonderful place for you to relax when you are not out and about the city. The room consists of two sofas, a dining table suitable for six people and some smaller items of furniture. A large Victorian fireplace with a gas coal effect fire dominates the room and provides additional heat to the electric heating. A selection of dvd's and cd's are provided for your enjoyment.

BEDROOMS: Both bedrooms contain double beds and are situated at the rear of the property for a quieter nights sleep. A wardrobe and chest of drawers in each room provide ample storage space for your possessions.

KITCHEN: The kitchen is equipped with a fridge & freezer, electric oven, gas hob, microwave oven, dishwasher, washing machine (separate tumble dryer in hall cupboard) and cutlery/crockery for up to six people.

SHOWER ROOM: A large shower unit with an instant electric shower. Please note there is no bath in this property.

Additional information:
- linen & towels are provided.
- A modest amount of complimentary tea and coffee for arrival
- Complimentary wireless broadband is available.
- The airport bus drop off point and main railway station are 5 minutes walk.
- A portable 120cm wide double bed can either be erected in the lounge or a bedroom as an additional sleeping option, this must be selected at the time of booking if required. Photo in gallery.

Access Arrangements

A "meet and greet" service is operated , whereby you will be met at a property at a pre-arranged time to give access. Full instructions of this procedure can be found in the secure guest area after a booking has been completed. It is very important that an approximate arrival time is provided before arrival for this process. Entry is from 14:00 onwards but if nobody has booked to depart on your day of arrival it will probably be very suitable for us to give you entry as early as possible. Departure is by 10am (a guaranteed late departure up to 20:00 can be obtained for 50% of that daily rate. Please contact us if you want to utilise this facility and a price will be calculated).

Please note that arrivals after 19:00 will incur a range of late arrival fee.

**LATE ARRIVAL: fees, 19:00 - 22:30 - 15 pounds, 22:31 - 00:00 - 30 pounds and 00:01 - 02:00 - 50 pounds. The latest access can be given is 02:00, otherwise it is given at 08:00 the next day. ESC accept no liability for any costs involved in alternative accommodation for this 6 hour period.


A deposit of 25% is payable on booking and the outstanding balance of the rental price must be received 2 months prior to your arrival date. For bookings made less than eight weeks before your arrival date the whole rental price falls payable at the time of booking. Please note that a separate 200 pounds refundable key/security deposit must be provided prior to arrival. This is rescinded 5 days after departure.

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" All in all, this place was magic and we have nothing but great memories and we will be back!
- Lisa
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Location

Directions

There are three options to get from Edinburgh airport to the city centre, all take approx 30-35 minutes. The main rail station Waverley is approx 250 metres from the apt.

1. Edinburgh trams, approx every 8-10 mins (Sunday 12-15 mins), right outside terminal, the nearest drop off point for the apt are the Princes St and St Andrew Sq stops both are approx 800 metres away. Cost 8.50 pounds for adults and 4.50 pounds for children for a RETURN journey.

2. Airport express bus, every 15 minutes right outside terminal building, drop off point on Waverley Bridge approx 300 metres from apt. Costs 7.50 pounds per person for a RETURN journey.

3. Taxi, many can be found right outside the terminal building and will cost 15 - 20 pounds for a one way journey. However a taxi will drop you off right outside the property you have booked.

Parking

Street parking is enforced Mon Sat 08:00 - 18:30, it is expensive and inflexible as you can only stay in one spot for a few hours.

There are many city centre car parks to choose from, you can use these for a short time or full days which cost approx 16 pounds or more or enter the postcode of the property you have booked into this website http://www.parkopedia.co.uk/

Alternatively if you do not plan your use your car much, (Edinburgh is a relatively small city centre and is much better explored on foot), leave your car in a well lit residential street outside the restricted city centre, the whole operation should take approx 30 minutes. Alternatively, the return journey in a taxi from an unrestricted area (approx 2.5 km) would be less than one days parking charges. Information on the best areas for this can be provided.

Facilities and amenities

Property facilities
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Linen provided
  • Bath towels provided
  • Bedding provided
  • Cot/ Travel cot
  • Hair dryer
  • High chair
  • Iron / Ironing board
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Internet access
  • Wifi
  • Pets not allowed
Nearby amenities and recreation
  • Swimming (Indoor) [2 km]
  • Cycle hire
  • Golf [2 km]
  • Gym
  • Leisure centre [1000m]
  • Health spa
  • Shops
  • Express supermarket
  • Bar / Pub
  • Restaurants
  • Café
  • Nightclub
  • Galleries
  • Museum
  • Theatre
  • Internet café

Reviews

03 Apr 2019

Review via Feefo.com

Service

We enjoyed the Edinburgh 13 Blair Street flat very much. Great location. Street noise was somewhat bothersome, but other than that, no complaints. Flat was clean and met our needs very well. The hair dryer listed on the amenities list was missing. We called to report this problem and a brand new hair dryer was waiting in the flat when we returned from seeing the sites. Amazing service. Damage deposit was credited within two days of our departure.

Product

Flat was perfect for us. Clean and spacious. Street noise was bothersome, but other than that all was perfect. Perfect location. We could not find the hair dryer promised in the amenities list. We called to let management know and a brand new hair dryer was waiting for us when we returned from seeing the sites. Thank you.

05 Oct 2018

Review via Feefo.com

Service

We loved the location and cleanliness of the flat. It was perfect for our vacation. We were able to walk to most destinations. We would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a spacious, clean, central flat. Thank you for making our vacation a very enjoyable one!

Product

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this flat. Highly recommend it to anyone travelling to Edinburgh.

25 Jul 2018

Review via Feefo.com

Service

Perfect location to spend a week in Edinburgh; close to everything. Our group of 4 was comfortable and we would definitely stay here when in Edinburgh again!

Product

The flat was great - clean, convenient location, had everything we needed to be comfortable for the week.

26 Jun 2018

Review via Feefo.com

Service

Great apartment, comfortable beds. Check in quick and easy. Fully equipped kitchen. Just Steps from the Royal mile.

Product

Great service, quick and easy check in.

03 Jun 2018

Review via Feefo.com

Service

Accommodation clean, comfortable & everything we needed. Would stay again & recommend to our friends. Ideally situated.

Product

Spacious, clean & everything one needs.

13 Apr 2018

Review via Feefo.com

Service

Very easy to book and good communication

Product

large comfortable apartment right in the centre of Edinburgh. Entrance stairwell to the building could do with a tidy up but the apartment itself more than made up for it.

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