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  • Candlemaker Row, Old Town, 500 metres from Edinburgh Castle

    In the picturesque Old Town of Edinburgh, in the city centre, within easy walking distance of the Castle and other major tourist attractions, cinemas, theatres, concert halls, art galleries and restaurants, and adjacent to the lively and fashionable Grassmarket area. Ideally located for the Edinburgh Festival, Fringe and Hogmanay. Also convenient for the University of Edinburgh and the National Library of Scotland.
    Arts Aware Award for catering especially for tourists with an interest in the arts and culture.

    THE PROPERTY
    A first floor apartment in one of Edinburgh’s historic buildings, formerly an 18th century coaching inn patronised by the city’s candlemakers, sensitively restored by a conservation trust. The front door and staircase give access only to this and to a second floor privately owned flat.

    FEATURES
    Built into a slope, the property faces on to Candlemaker Row which runs down to the Grassmarket. The little sash window set deeply into the thick stone wall at the rear looks directly out at ground level on to the ancient Greyfriars Church and kirkyard, scene of many dramatic events in Scotland’s history. Opposite the window is the gravestone where Greyfriars Bobby, famous for canine fidelity, waited 14 years for his master to return.

    ACCOMMODATION
    All rooms are on the first floor and consist of a small hallway, a large sitting/dining room with open plan kitchen, a double bedroom and a bathroom with bath, shower, washbasin and w.c.. In the sitting/dining room there is a full sized double sofa bed. The furniture is a tasteful mixture of modern and antique.

    The rooms retain great character, are light, sunny and well-proportioned, decorated in keeping with the traditional architecture. The original stone fire surround has been retained in the sitting room, as have the shutters on the kitchen window. The bedroom has secondary glazing and lightproof curtains. The kitchen, whichis modern and fully-equipped, includes a washer-drier and dishwasher.

    Additional information

    * All gas and electricity are included in the rental. GCH throughout
    * Linen and towels are provided.
    * A modest amount of complimentary tea and coffee for arrival
    * Ironing facilities and a hair dryer are provided.
    * Street parking is available but is expensive.
    * The airport drop off point and main railway ( Waverley station ) are 15 minutes walk.

    Please note that prior to arrival a refundable 200 pounds key/security deposit must be provided.

    Restrictions

    * No smoking is allowed within the apartment.
    * Well behaved pets by prior arrangement.
    * We regret that this property will be unsuitable for some people with disabilities as there are only stairs.
    * No lift is available.
    * Strictly no parties - Guests must be quiet between 21:00 and 08:00 to respect neighbouring properties.

    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 are sent out in the formal confirmation. 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.

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

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  • St Giles St, on Royal Mile, 200 metres from Edinburgh Castle

    St Giles Street is B-listed (a building of importance to national heritage) in the Conservation area of the Royal Mile. This third floor apartment commands a prestigious position on the corner of St Giles Street and The Royal Mile. It provides astounding views of the adjacent St Giles Cathedral and up the Lawnmarket (top end of the Royal Mile) to Edinburgh Castle, 250 metres away.

    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. There is also a copious amount of bars, restaurants, cafes and shops in the immediate area. This apartment is furnished and decorated to a high standard and is a very comfortable base for your visit to Edinburgh and Scotland.

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  • Forrest Hill Pied à Terre

    1 Bedroom Holiday apartment on Forrest Hill in the heart of the Old town.

    This main door flat in a cul-de-sac off Forrest Road is just 200 yards from the National Museum of Scotland and within easy walking distance of many historic Old Town sites such as the Royal Mile, St. Giles, Castle and the Grassmarket and also Princes Street and galleries.
    It is perfectly located for many Festival and Fringe venues, theatres and concert halls and the cafes, bars and restaurants in the Forrest Road area.

    The Apartment

    This charming one bedroom apartment is quietly located on the on the 1st floor on Forrest Hill cul-de-sac.
    The apartment is attractively furnished and offers a relaxed, comfortable retreat right at the heart of all the action.

    Bedroom

    This apartment has a double bedroom and there is also a double sofa-bed in the lounge meaning this apartment is perfect for up to 4, a family or couple looking to stay in one of the best central locations in the city.

    Bathroom

    The bathroom is modern, clean and simple. Freshly renovated. Bath and Electric shower. All you need!

    Kitchen

    Although the location means that some of the best bars and restaurants are on your door step.. the kitchen has everything you will need to prepare meals. This has been fully refurbished in September 2016

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  • Old Tolbooth @ Royal Mile

    Book this ground floor apartment, with private underground parking space and the best location in town!

    Old Tolbooth Wynd is situated in the heart of the Royal Mile, a stone's thow away from all the main attractions and venues, as well as many fabulous shops, restaurants and cafes.
    This apartment has been renovated to high standard, with a beautifully simple and tasteful decor. Located in a quiet wynd of the Old Town, this apartment offers the ideal space for couples, families and corporate travelers.

    A fantastic comfortable base from which to explore Edinburgh outwith the development.

    - Interior -
    The home style atmosphere will make you feel welcome from the start.
    It features a cozy living room, with a high end John Lewis sofa bed and spacious storage for the guests. It is truly the perfect room to relax in after sightseeing. The kitchen is well equipped with a compact dining nook.
    The hallway leads to a double bedroom and a modern shower room.

    - Exterior -
    The apartment is located within a group of modern private apartments, nestled in a quiet yet central lane of Old Town. The Royal Mile isn't the only thing on your doorstep. The Edinburgh Castle is only 15 minutes walk away, Palace of Holyroodhouse even closer, while St Giles' Cathedral, Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill only a 10 minutes radius from the apartment. Waverley Station is easely accessible and so is Princes Street, with its many shops, restaurants and The Gym Edinburgh. John Lewis and Omni Cinema are a 10 minutes walk from the bottom of Old Tolbooth Wynd via Calton Road.

    - Booking Requirements -
    One member of the booking party must be over 25 years. We require names and ages of all guests, as well as addresses and ID. We will require the lead guest to sign a copy of our terms and conditions. We reserve the right to vet any booking.
    Please let us know if you require use of the sofa bed as an extra cost is required for the linen.

    - Important -
    This apartment is not suitable for stag parties, hen parties or young single sex groups or parties. A damage deposit of £250 is required one week before arrival and will be fully refunded pending no damages one week after your departure.

    - Home Truths -
    - Strict non-smoking policy
    - A warm flat set in a modern development

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  • Shandwick Apartment @ The West End

    This modern, bright apartment is a stone's throw away from Princes Street and all of Edinburgh’s main sightseeing area as well as many fabulous shops, restaurants, cafes, theatres and conference centres. It is a one bedroom property, sleeps four in total.
    It is ideal for guests who are working here, with high speed WIFI and a comfortable desk to work from.

    - Interior -
    The apartment has a contemporary décor, with a leather sofa that converts in to a double sofa bed. The kitchen is fully fitted and equipped, perfect for cooking breakfast in the morning or a relaxing dinner in the evening. There are two flat screen TVs, one in the living room and one in the bedroom. The delightful open plan living area boasts full-length windows and almost sound-proof glazing.

    The bright master bedroom has a large double bed, plentiful storage, and views over Shandwick Place. A modern family bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle completes this lovely home from home.

    - Exterior -
    The apartment is located in the bustling and well connected West End, with its many bars, restaurants, chemist, coffee shops and supermarkets. The tranquil Princes Street Gardens and the Edinburgh International Conference Centre are short walk away. Edinburgh Castle and The Royal Mile are within walking distance, while Edinburgh Zoo is a short bus drive away. Haymarket and Waverley train stations are ten minutes away, while both tram and bus stops are at your door, taking you from Edinburgh Airport to just outside the apartment.

    There is private secure access to the apartment with intercom and video screen access.

    - Booking Requirements -
    One member of the booking party must be over 25 years. We require names and ages of all guests, as well as addresses and ID. We will require the lead guest to sign a copy of our terms and conditions. We reserve the right to vet any booking.

    - Important -
    This apartment is not suitable for stag parties, hen parties or young single sex groups or parties. A damage deposit of £250 is required one week before arrival and will be fully refunded pending no damages one week after your departure.

    - Home Truths -
    - Strict non-smoking policy

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  • St. Stephen Street

    The apartment is ideally situated in the heart of vibrant Stockbridge with all its Artisan coffee shops, bars and great choice of restaurants.
    The apartment is located on St Stephen Street and comprises of Large living room with sofa bed and dining area, kitchen, double bedroom and bathroom with shower.

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  • The Drummond Street Residence

    A beautiful modern lower ground floor apartment quietly situated close to the City Centre, within a converted Victorian school building.

    This charming rear facing lower ground floor flat, has a spacious and bright living room with flat screen TV and double sofa bed. Wifi is available for guests.

    The open plan kitchen has an integrated oven, hob, extractor hood, washer dryer and fridge/freezer and a dining table and chairs for two guests.

    The double bedroom has built in wardrobes and the shower room includes a power jet shower.

    Drummond Street runs between South Bridge and The Pleasance and is particularly convenient for access to the University and the City Centre. It is served by an excellent range of local shops in nearby South Clerk Street and Nicolson Street and is also ideal for access to the many cinemas, concert halls, theatres and the like in the locality.

    The open green spaces of the Meadows and Holyrood Park are both within easy walking distance and the property is well served by buses to and from the City Centre which can also be reached easily on foot.

    Baggage Drop - this may be possible by prior arrangement.

    This property operates a key safe, so you can let yourself into the property any time after 4pm. The key safe code will be issued before your arrival.

    Entry to the apartment is from 16:00 onwards. 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.

    Please note that there is an additional charge for use of the sofa bed. Therefore, if your group size does not meet the maximum occupancy and all guests can be accommodated in beds, the sofa bed will not be set up unless explicitly requested. For example: if your party size is 2 in a property that sleeps 4 using a double bed and a sofa bed, the sofa bed will not be set up unless requested and an additional fee paid.

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  • The New Quartermile Residence

    The New Quartermile Residence enjoys an unrivalled location set in the very heart of Edinburgh. Part of a unique development that provides a mix of stunning luxury apartments, cafes and restaurants and is formed around and incorporates the former Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

    Set on the 2nd floor of a contemporary building, this one bedroomed apartment sleeping up to 4 people, is beautifully presented, includes underfloor heating and is finished to the highest specification.

    The front door opens to a generous and welcoming reception hall and the accommodation flows from here. Tastefully furnished throughout, detailing original artwork and featuring enormous floor to ceiling windows, giving the whole apartment a bright and open aspect. With plentiful light, the spacious open plan living room/dining area is the perfect space to sit back and relax after a long day’s sightseeing. Your entertainment needs are taken care of with Smart TV, WiFi internet access with high-speed broadband. Moving through to the modern kitchen with gleaming white countertops, you’ll find all the mod cons the discerning traveller needs to cook up a treat. The integrated appliances include a gas hob, oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave and washer/dryer.

    Time to rest? The double bedroom overlooks a quiet area of the development, ensuring a good night’s sleep and provides ample storage in double glass fronted wardrobes. An additional 2 guests can be accommodated on the double sofa-bed in the living room. A slick bathroom with over-bath shower completes this gorgeous property.

    Quartermile is a prestigious locale, and well positioned right on the edge city’s historic centre. Edinburgh Castle and the Royal mile are just a 10-minute walk away. Adjacent to Quartermille are the beautiful open spaces of The Meadows – grasslands crossed by tree-lined paths, and Bruntsfield – a haven for independent shops, bars and eateries.

    In the opposite direction, all just a stroll away, you will find an abundance of fine dining eateries in the St Andrew Square and George Street areas. Shopaholics are in luck, with the upmarket shopping street Multrees Walk – think Louis Vuitton, Burberry and Harvey Nichols.

    Within the development itself lies a Sainsbury's, Starbucks, and Söderberg Swedish coffee shop and bakery, so you merely have to pop out of the front door to find yourself some great food or hot morning coffee.

    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 £25 for unsociable hours with arrivals after 22:00 incurring a late arrival fee of £40. Arrivals after midnight will access the property via a key safe. 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 10:00, 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.

    Paid parking is available at Q-Park Quartermile located underneath the Quartermile Development. You can access their charges using the following link:
    https://www.q-park.co.uk/en-gb/cities/edinburgh/quartermile/

    Alternatively, there is limited paid street parking is available in George Square

    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 note, if you require the sofa bed to be made up and have only booked for two guests, there will be an additional fee for the provision of the sofa bed.

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