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LadystairsCl-28 - View from the window of the ESC Ladystairs 2 apartment looking down the Royal Mile

/ Ladystairs 2, on Royal Mile, 150 metres from Edinburgh Castle

Ladystairs 2, on Royal Mile, 150 metres from Edinburgh Castle

This self catering apartment is in a superb location on Edinburgh's Royal Mile, less than 150 metres from Edinburgh Castle. Recently completely refurbished (March 2017) There are many attractions within a short walk including museums and attractions as well as restaurants, pubs and cafes. The flat overlooks the writer’s museum at the rear and the courtyard where Robert Burns once lived. At the front the flat overlooks Lawnmarket on the Royal Mile.

An ideal base from which to enjoy Edinburgh's many attractions. This self catering apartment is on the second floor of a traditional tenement building and is reached via traditional Edinburgh turret stairs.

The flat has an entrance hall, one double bedroom, bathroom and living room/kitchen. If using the sofa bed the flat can sleep up to three people.

The bedroom has a double bed, wardrobe, shelves and is at the rear of the flat overlooking the rear courtyard with a view out towards the River Forth and beyond.

The bright living room at the front of the flat has two windows (one with a window seat) looking out over the vibrant Royal Mile. The room has a comfortable 3 seater sofa bed (which forms a large double bed), a dining table with two chairs, cable TV, CD, radio and DVD players are also provided as is a broadband internet connection.

The kitchen area is fully equipped with built-in electric oven and grill, built in ceramic hob, microwave, washing machine and fridge.

The bathroom has a white suite - bath with electric shower over, sink and toilet - with plenty of shelf space for storage.

* All gas & electricity costs are included in the rental.
* Linen and towels are provided.
* Complimentary tea, coffee and milk are provided for your arrival.
* Ironing facilities and a hair dryer are provided.
* The airport bus drop off point and main railway station are 5 minutes walk.

Restrictions

* No smoking is allowed within the apartment.
* No pets.

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.

If you have any queries or require further information regarding this property please do not hesitate to contact us.

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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 is the Princes stop which is approx 300 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 250 metres from Bank St. 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
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Internet access
  • Wifi
  • Pets not allowed
Nearby amenities and recreation
  • Health spa
  • Shops
  • Supermarket
  • Restaurants
  • Nightclub
  • Galleries
  • Museum

Reviews

18 Jul 2019

Review via Feefo.com

Service

Beetje onhandig inchecken midden in de enorme toeristendrukte, maar dat ligt niet aan de service maar aan de aantrekkelijkheid van de prachtige stad.

Product

Prima appartement in hartje Edinburgh. Keuken zou wat slimmer ingericht kunnen worden, maar alles wat je nodig hebt voor een aangenaam verblijf is voor handen.

Overall rating

5.0 stars

Based on 1 review(s)

  • Location 5.0 stars
  • Cleanliness 5.0 stars
  • Price/Value 5.0 stars

This flat exceed my expectations, it is light, spacious and clean. I would defiantly recommend this as a place to stay if you want to see the Edinburgh city life and I would most defiantly stay again.

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