Sleeps 42 Bedroom(s) 2nd floor Wifi
Sleeps four in two bedrooms, one of which can be set up as double or a twin (default setup). Please specify when booking.
1 (apt 10) Parliament Square is located in a very prestigious building on Parliament Square, opposite the Edinburgh City Chambers (local Government Offices) on the famous Royal Mile and adjacent to the magnificent St Giles Cathedral. This luxurious 2 bedroom, second floor apartment commands excellent views of the famous Royal Mile and the City Chambers. Located in the very heart of Edinburgh's historic Old Town and only 300 metres to Edinburgh Castle's entrance.
The apartment is only a few minutes walk from many other major Edinburgh attractions such as the Royal Scottish Museum and the National Gallery of Scotland located on the Mound at its junction with famous Princes Street. There are also a copious amount of restaurants, cafés, bars and shops in the immediate area. This holiday apartment is furnished and decorated to a high standard and is a very comfortable base for your visit to Edinburgh and Scotland. Guests who have their own laptop can also enjoy a free broadband connection either through the supplied cable or by wifi. Connection throughout the apartment.
This spacious room consists of two comfortable sofas and two soft chairs , a mahogany coffee table is centrally placed for drinks. There is a dining table suitable for six people and some smaller items of furniture and lighting features. There is a gas coal effect fire which provides additional warmth to the gas central heating and creates a wonderful ambience in the room.
A widescreen lcd smart TV with approximately 105 digital channels, a separate blu-ray DVD player, a digital radio, ipod docking station and CD player are available for entertainment.
The kitchen is located just off the main lounge area (see floor plan). It has a window with a southerly aspect. It is equipped with a fridge/freezer, electric cooker, microwave oven, washer/dryer, dishwasher and cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils for up to six people.
BEDROOM 1 (ensuite)
This is a very spacious double bedroom with a window overlooking the historic Royal Mile. A 6ft (1.82metres) wide super king-size bed with two bedside tables.This room is also equipped with a digital radio and ipod docking station. It has original working wooden shutters to shut out the world to ensure a good night's sleep. This room has an ensuite shower-room and toilet with wash-hand basin and shaver point.
The second bedroom also has a view of the historic Royal Mile. It has 3ft (0.91 metres) twin beds (default set up) that can be assembled as a super king-size bed. Please indicate your preference during the booking process. There is a storage cupboard in this room for hanging clothing. There are also working wooden shutters in this bedroom.
The bathroom includes a toilet, wash handbasin, a bath and a shower over the bath. A shaver point is also available.
* All gas & electricity costs are included in the rental.
* Linen and towels are provided, For bookings 10+ nights the change of these are included in a free service of the property, for more frequent servicing please contact email@example.com for a quote after booking.
* A modest amount of complimentary tea and coffee for arrival.
* Ironing facilities and a hair dryer are provided.
* Daytime street parking is available but is expensive, various longer term parking solutions can be suggested. (However, overnight parking is free from 6.30p.m. to 8.00 a.m. Mon-Sat, and free parking is available all day Sunday).
* The airport bus drop off point and Edinburgh's main railway station (Waverley) are approximately 250 metres away.
* No smoking is allowed within the apartment.
* pets not allowed.
* We regret that this second floor flat will be unsuitable for some people with disabilities as there are only stairs.
* No lift is available.
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 2 days after departure.
Sleeps 53 Bedroom(s) 2nd floor Wifi
Don’t be alarmed if you hear the lions roar when you check in at The Cruickshank Residence! Edinburgh Zoo, one of Auld Reekie’s most popular attractions, is just across the road but fear not, they have very sturdy enclosures… Sleeping up to five guests in style, this modern apartment with designated parking is perfect for your next city break.
Prepare to be wowed as you step in to the spacious, open plan living and dining area with sleek, contemporary design. All of your entertainment needs are met, from the 50-inch Freeview TV with Blu-ray DVD player, to the board games and a large selection of DVDs. There’s also super-fast WiFi, complimentary to all of our guests. Over in the immaculate kitchen you’re met with everything you need to rustle up your own home cooked treats. There’s an oven and microwave, a large fridge and ample freezer space. Fancy letting someone else do the dirty work? No problem, the local area boasts of plenty of coffee shops and eateries so be sure to ask your property manager for some personal recommendations.
The bedrooms are spacious with plenty of wardrobe space and feature one king-size master bedroom with en suite shower room, one double bedroom, and one single bedroom. Guests are treated to a little slice of luxury, as the en suite and family bathroom (with shower over bath) both benefit from heated floors and towel rails. There’s plenty of storage throughout, including ottoman style beds to store your luggage, and a large utility cupboard with a washer/dryer, an iron and ironing board and a hairdryer.
The final perk of this fantastic property, is a designated parking space and a secure lock up if you decide to bring or hire bikes for your visit.
In terms of location, you are in the wonderful, leafy and historic area of Corstorphine. There’s plenty of information on Edinburgh and the local area in the apartment, including suggestions for walking tours taking in the 17th Century Forresters Dowers House and the Dovecot. A little more effort you can reach Clermiston Tower, a monument for Sir Walter Scott in the Corstorphine Hill Nature Reserve and from the walks and pathways you will have spectacular views of Edinburgh, the Firth of Forth and on a clear day see Glasgow at the end of the central belt.
If you can peel yourself away from the local attractions, you’ll find yourself amidst Edinburgh’s famous medieval Old Town in no time. The bus stops practically at your door, and there are 3 main services that will drop you on Princes Street, George Street or take you over the North Bridges into the student quarter. That’s at least 6 services in one hour by the 26, the 31 and the 12. The buses to and from Edinburgh Airport, Waverley and Haymarket train stations, Glasgow and Stirling all stop outside the Zoo and there are numerous taxis on this main route. A short walk will take you to the tram stop at Balgreen and combined with your road routes to the motorways and ring road you can easily explore further afield.
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. 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.
A £200 refundable damage/security deposit is due 7 days before arrival, and refunded after departure.
All properties are strictly non-smoking, and do not accept hen/stag/party groups. At least one guest must be over 25 years old.
Please arrange your arrival with the property manager at least 24 hours before arrival.
Check in is from 4pm, and check out is before 11am.