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  • Castle View Suite 3 Old Town Edinburgh

    Castle View Suite 3 is a superbly located property in The Grassmarket area of the UNESCO World Heritage Old Town of Edinburgh with breathtaking views of Edinburgh Castle only a few hundred metres away.

    The Grassmarket is a highly desirable central location for anyone wanting to make the most of their stay in the City. The majority of historic sights are within a short walk and the area abounds with Restaurants, Bars and Cafes. A short walk down the sweeping Mound or through Princes Street gardens will take you to shoppers heaven in George Street or Princes Street.

    The property comprises of a spacious living room with double windows overlooking the historic Grassmarket and with spectacular views of the Castle with Freeview TV and Wifi. Dining area with seating for 4 persons. Kitchen includes 4 gas rings, oven, microwave, fridge, washing machine, toaster and kettle.

    The Bedroom has 1 kingsize bed and ample wardrobe and storage. The bedroom is at the quiet rear of the building to assist with a good nights sleep.

    A Shower room is in the property, please note there is no bath.


    Additional information

    * Second floor accessed by stairs only, there is no lift.
    * 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 10 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.
    * No pets
    * We regret that this 2nd floor flat 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 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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  • Castle View Suite 1 Old Town Edinburgh

    Castle View Suite 1 is a superbly located property in The Grassmarket which lies within the UNESCO World Heritage Old Town of Edinburgh with breathtaking views of Edinburgh Castle only a few hundred metres away.

    The Grassmarket is a highly desirable central location for anyone wanting to make the most of their stay in the City. The majority of historic sights are within a short walk and the area abounds with Restaurants, Bars and Cafes. A five minute walk down the sweeping Mound or through Princes Street gardens will take you to shoppers heaven in George Street or Princes Street.

    This property has just been newly refurbished and fitted to a high standard. It comprises comprises of a spacious living room with double windows overlooking the historic Grassmarket and with spectacular views of the Castle. Freeview TV, and Wifi included. Kitchen includes electric hob &, oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasger, washing machine, toaster and kettle. The lounge contains a sofabed suitable for two people. Hall cupboard contains a washing machine.

    The Bedroom has 1 kingsize bed and ample wardrobe and storage. The bedroom is at the quiet rear of the building to assist with a good nights sleep.

    A Shower room is in the property with electric shower, please note there is no bath.


    Additional information

    * First floor apt accessed by stairs, there is no lift
    * * Electric heating throughout, included
    * 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 15-20 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.
    * No pets
    * We regret that this first floor flat 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 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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  • Bank St, Just off Royal Mile 200m from Castle

    Edinburgh is the first UNESCO City of Literature. Explore Scotland's capital from this stylish apartment on Bank Street which is at the top of The Mound that connects the historic Old Town (Royal Mile) to the New Town at Princes Street.

    Bank Street is a 2 bedroom, third floor (no lift) apartment situated just off the celebrated Royal Mile, this is a distinctive base from which to explore the magnificent city of Edinburgh. The surrounding area features a wealth of history; from the Royal Scottish Museum to St Giles Cathedral and, of course, Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. Furnished with a diverse selection of hand-picked furniture, this elegant apartment offers an enjoyable home from home in one of Europe's finest cities.

    LOUNGE/KITCHEN ROOM
    An extremely spacious and light room that will prove the centre-point for your stay. Two large comfortable sofas are provided to relax on and for entertainment there is a widescreen tv in this delightful, warm and open room. Guests with appropriate laptop facilities can enjoy broadband access through wi-fi.

    The kitchen area is fully equipped with a fridge/freezer, electric oven & hob, dishwasher, microwave oven, washer/dryer and cutlery & crockery. There is a breakfast bar with four stools for dining.

    BEDROOM 1
    Bedrooms contain a beautiful comfortable kingsize bed and is equipped to allow you to make the most of your stay, with ample storage space, mirrors and lighting. There is a wonderful view from the window of the HQ of the Bank of Scotland and to Carlton Hill and beyond to the River Forth.

    BEDROOM 2
    Bendroom two has fantastic super kingsize zip'n'link bed that can be split into two 3ft single beds. It has beautifully furnished with copious storage. This room also benefits from having an LCD TV with digital channels available. This room also has the wonderful view from the window of the HQ of the Bank of Scotland and to Carlton Hill and beyond to the River Forth.

    BATHROOM
    A good-sized designer bathroom with attractive fixtures, bath, walk-in power shower and heated towel rail complete this distinctive property.

    Additional information
    * Linen and towels are provided.
    * A modest amount of complimentary tea and coffee for arrival
    * The airport bus drop off point and main railway station are 10 minutes walk.

    Restrictions

    * No smoking is allowed within the apartment.
    * pets not allowed.
    * We regret that this third floor flat 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 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 which is rescinded 2 days after departure.

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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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  • Castle Wynd South, Old Town, 150 metres from Edinburgh Castle

    Sleeps four, 2 bedrooms (both doubles)

    Set in private grounds alongside Edinburgh Castle mound, this delightful ground floor apartment and garden offers stunning views of the Castle in one of the city's best locations. In the heart of the Grassmarket, which features bistros and craft shops, Castle Wynd South offers bright and modern ground floor accommodation – it also boasts its own outdoor terrace and shared garden. Sainsbury Local is just a few minutes walk and the Royal Mile and major Edinburgh attractions are around the corner, so you can enjoy all the city sights from your own comfortable and very central base. The Castle itself is on your doorstep: take the shortcut straight up the Castle Wynd South steps to reach the Castle gates.

    ACCOMMODATION

    Lounge/Dining Room

    Offers comfortable leather sofas and a dining table with chairs for four, plus flatscreen TV and complementary broadband. The room also features patio doors to the sunny terrace and stairs up to the shared lawn, with its mature apple tree and breathtaking views up to the Castle.

    Kitchen

    Equipped with modern fittings including fridge, gas hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher , washing machine and cutlery & crockery for four. There is no freezer in this property.

    Bedrooms 1 and 2

    Each room offers a comfortable double bed and an integrated closet giving ample space for clothing and luggage. Each room has a window looking onto Castle Wynd South and each is located off the main hallway, with its shared bathroom.

    Bathroom

    Featuring pushbutton electric shower, sink and WC, the bathroom also offers a full-size bathtub.

    Additional information
    All gas & electricity costs are included in the rental.
    * 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, various longer term parking solutions can be given.
    * The airport bus drop off point and main railway station are approximately 400 m away.


    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.

    Restrictions

    * No smoking is allowed within the apartment.
    * Well behaved pets by prior arrangement.
    * 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 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.

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  • Edmonstone Suite, Old Town, 250 metres from Edinburgh Castle

    A beautiful apartment located in the middle of Edinburgh in an exclusive conversion of the old Traverse Theatre. Private gates access this quaint and cobbled courtyard off which this spacious ground floor two bedroom apartment is located. A plethora of Edinburgh attractions, restaurants and bars are only minutes away from this great location. Guests who have a laptop can also enjoy a free broadband connection either through the supplied cable or by wifi.

    Accommodation

    The apartment hallway provides plenty of space for luggage and coats etc., and two ample cupboards house the utility cupboard with drying space.

    LOUNGE/DINING ROOM

    This room features two sets of patio doors out to the private courtyard at the front and allows a view of the back. This area is fitted with solid oak flooring. There is a comfortable sitting area which consists of two comfortable sofas, easy chairs, dining table and some smaller items of furniture.

    KITCHEN/DINING AREA

    The kitchen is fully fitted and equipped with a fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, gas hob and electric oven, microwave oven, cutlery and crockery.

    BEDROOM ONE

    Located at the back of the building this quiet, carpeted bedroom contains a double bed. It has an interesting feature wall preserved from the old building behind which is a separate dressing area and en-suite. A large built-in wardrobe provides plenty of storage and hanging space with other small items of furniture. The en-suite is fully fitted with shower, sink and WC.

    BEDROOM TWO

    Located at the back of the building this quiet, carpeted bedroom contains twin beds (default) which can be made up as a double or 2 singles. . A large built-in wardrobe provides plenty of storage and hanging space with other small items of furniture.

    BATHROOM

    This beautifully spacious bathroom is a great place to relax after a busy day touring the sights. Fitted with both bath and shower, sink and WC.

    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 10 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.
    * 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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  • Ladystairs 1, on Royal Mile, 150 metres from Edinburgh Castle

    Ladystairs is a second floor apartment in a listed building on the Lawnmarket (the top section of the famous Royal Mile) and is approximately 150metres from Edinburgh Castle. This self-catering apartment is furnished and decorated to a very high standard to make your stay in Edinburgh as comfortable as possible.

    The apartment is a pleasant walk to 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.

    LOUNGE/KITCHEN ROOM
    This combined lounge/kitchen area has been completely equipped to make your stay as comfortable as possible. It contains a sofa bed (which converts to a double bed) and a dining table suitable for three guests. A suitably equipped room with some smaller items of furniture and lighting features create a wonderful ambience in the room. A widescreen TV is available for entertainment. Guests who have a laptop can also enjoy a free broadband connection either through the supplied cable or by wifi. There is a fantastic bay window to give you a superb view of the Royal Mile.

    The kitchen area is fully equipped with a fridge/freezer, electric oven & hob, microwave oven, washer/dryer and cutlery & crockery for up to four people.

    BEDROOM
    This is a lovely double bedroom with a bay window with a wonderful view of the Royal Mile. A kingsize double bed with two bedside tables, a chest of drawers and a hanging area provide ample storage space for your possessions.

    SHOWER ROOM
    Instant electric shower, wc and basin, plus a shaver point.

    Additional information
    * Linen and towels are provided.
    * Complimentary tea, coffee and milk are provided for your arrival.
    * The airport bus drop off point and main railway station are 5 minutes walk.

    Restrictions

    * Non smoking throughout property, including at open windows.
    * No pets
    * We regret that this 2nd floor flat 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 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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  • 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. 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, shower room 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 a TV is provided as is a fast 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 shower room has a white suite - 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 items 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.
    * We regret that this 2nd floor flat 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 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. Formal entry is from 14:00 onwards. if your arrival is before this time we will endeavour to provide access but this cannot be guaranteed . Departure is by 10am, if a late departure is required we endeavour to provide one when possible, if a booking is made to arrive on the day of departure(this could occur only the day before), the property must be vacated by 10am. A guaranteed late departure can only be achieved by booking to depart the day after. Please advise if you want to add this to your booking.

    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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  • Spacious Studio apt 1 - very central location

    This convenient studio property is superbly located property in The University area of the UNESCO World Heritage Old Town of Edinburgh, 5 minutes walk from the famous Royal Mile.

    This is a highly desirable central location for anyone wanting to make the most of their stay in the City. The majority of historic sights are within a short walk and the area abounds with Restaurants, Bars and Cafes. It is an active area and may be more suitable to guests wanting to enjoy the night-time activities of the city.

    The property comprises of a spacious studio room that has Kitchen facilities, hob, oven, microwave, fridge, toaster and kettle.

    A Shower room is in the property, please note there is no bath.

    There are no facilities to clean clothes in the actual property but there is a communal laundry room available within building for which there is small direct fee to use.

    Additional information

    * Basement floor accessed by stairs only, there is no lift.
    * 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. City centre car parks are a better option or use a park and ride facility.
    * 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.
    * No pets
    * We regret that this basement floor flat will be unsuitable for some people with disabilities or mobility issues 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 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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  • Spacious Studio apt 2 - very central location

    This convenient studio property is superbly located property in The University area of the UNESCO World Heritage Old Town of Edinburgh, 5 minutes walk from the famous Royal Mile.

    This is a highly desirable central location for anyone wanting to make the most of their stay in the City. The majority of historic sights are within a short walk and the area abounds with Restaurants, Bars and Cafes. It is an active area and may be more suitable to guests wanting to enjoy the night-time activities of the city.

    The property comprises of a spacious studio room that has Kitchen facilities, hob, oven, microwave, fridge, toaster and kettle.

    A Shower room is in the property, please note there is no bath.

    There are no facilities to clean clothes in the actual property but there is a communal laundry room available within building for which there is small direct fee to use.

    Additional information

    * Basement floor accessed by stairs only, there is no lift.
    * 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. City centre car parks are a better option or use a park and ride facility.
    * 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.
    * No pets
    * We regret that this basement floor flat will be unsuitable for some people with disabilities or mobility issues 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 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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  • St Giles St, Royal Mile, 200 metres from 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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  • The Thistle Apt, 250 metres to Princes Street

    Sleeps four in two bedrooms, one of which is a twin room but can be a double. Please specify when booking.

    2 double bedrooms ensuite, this beautiful apartment is a perfect peaceful place to stay amidst the hustle and bustle of the Edinburgh city. Located in the middle of Edinburgh along a cobbled lane, with some of the most fashionable and fantastic shops and restaurants as its neighbours. Climb the worn stone staircase to access this second floor apartment and a very pleasant surprise awaits you. Step inside and step back in time to an elegant luxury which is a haven of comfort.

    With Harvey Nichols and Jenners round the corner, Caf Saint Honore and Fishers in the City on your doorstep you can't go wrong. A plethora of Edinburgh attractions, restaurants and bars are only minutes away from this great location.

    Guests who have a laptop can also enjoy a free broadband connection either through the supplied cable or by wifi.

    Accommodation

    The wood panelled apartment hallway provides plenty of space for luggage and coats etc and there is a toilet located off the hall. Linger a while to check out some of the scenes of bygone Edinburgh.

    LOUNGE

    This room is beautifully appointed to create a cosy yet comfortable and functional living space. The luxury leather and velvet sofas are a perfect place to sink into next to the fire and rest after an exhausting day exploring the sights. There is a dining table suitable for 6 and some smaller items of furniture. A wall mounted flat screen TV is available for entertainment, Two large shuttered south facing windows give this room a fabulous sunny aspect or the drapes can be closed to create a cosy feel.

    KITCHEN AREA

    This is accessed off the lounge. Newly fitted, the kitchen is equipped with a fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, electric hob and oven, microwave oven, cutlery and crockery for up to 6 people.

    BEDROOM 1

    Located at the back of the building this quiet spacious, carpeted bedroom contains a double bed with a shower room ensuite. Fabulously decorated this is a room not to be missed!!! A good nights sleep should be easy in this relaxing elegance.

    Also available is a put up bed or travel cot if needed for a small visitor.

    A large built in wardrobe provides plenty of storage and hanging space with other small items of furniture.
    Ensuite

    Fully fitted with shower, sink, WC and vanity unit

    BEDROOM 2

    Located at the back of the building this quiet, carpeted bedroom contains twin beds which can be made up as a double or 2 singles. . A cupboard in wardrobe provides plenty of storage and hanging space with other small items of furniture.
    Ensuite

    Fitted with electric shower, sink, WC and vanity unit.
    Additional information

    * All gas & electricity costs are included in the rental. GCH throughout.
    * Linen and towels are provided and are changed weekly for rentals of 1 week or more.
    * Complimentary tea, coffee and milk are provided for your arrival.
    * Ironing facilities and a hair dryer are provided.
    * Street parking is available but is expensive.
    * The airport bus drop off point and main railway station are 10 minutes walk.

    Restrictions

    * No smoking is allowed anywhere within the apartment.
    * No pets.
    * We regret that this 2nd floor flat 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 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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  • City Retreat @ West End Village

    Discover Edinburgh using this elegant 2-bedroom flat. Recently refurbished and expertly decorated, it is nestled in the vibrant West End – a prime location for exploring the city.

    Experience the epitome of contemporary style and sophistication as soon as you step inside. The furnishings offer ultimate comfort, perfectly complementing the contemporary artwork and stylish touches throughout the property. This apartment has a modern flair and is flooded with natural light, making it the perfect home-from-home.

    -Booking Requirements-
    One member of the booking party must be over 25 years. We require names and ages of all guests, as well as proof of address and ID of the lead guest. This is required within 2 days of booking.
    We will require the lead guest to sign a copy of our terms and conditions. We reserve the right to vet any booking.

    Our properties are protected by SUPERHOG, the digital trust platform that enables Hosts, Operators and Guests to confidently transact in the short-term rentals space.
    Please note that once you have booked, you will be contacted by SUPERHOG directly to verify yourself and process a £500 deposit or £35 damage waiver. The damage deposit payment will incur a £10 fee. This superhog verification must be completed two weeks prior to check-in.

    - Important -
    This apartment is not suitable for stag parties, hen parties or young single sex groups or parties.

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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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  • Luxury Georgian Holiday Apartment

    Luxury Georgian Holiday Apartment is a stunning 2-bedroomed flat that provides a comfortable, relaxing environment away from the hustle and bustle of the main shopping areas, but within easy walking distance of the beautiful George Street boutiques and Princes Street department stores, this stunning 2-bedroomed flat blends Georgian elegance with 21st century comfort.

    Ideal for couples, families or business visitors, this spacious, airy flat, built in 1820, can provide either a superking bed or two twins in each bedroom. Pet-free and smoke-free, a chance to relax in comfort and a bit of luxury! The rooms have high ceilings with decorative cornicing and are flooded with natural light.

    Bedrooms

    There are 2 large double bedrooms both with Zip-Link beds, by default one room is set up as a super king and the other as a twin.

    You can choose to have 4 Singles or 2 Super King beds.

    Both beds are setup Scandinavian Style whereby there are 2 individual single duvets on each Superking.

    Bathroom

    The bathroom is very spacious and modern with a large corner shower and double sinks.

    Kitchen

    This apartment benefits from a large modern kitchen with dining table that seats 6 adults. The kitchen has everything you need and more, even a wine fridge!

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  • The Blair Street Residence

    This lovely one-bedroom apartment situated on the 3rd floor enjoys an enviable location just a few yards off Edinburgh’s famous ‘Royal Mile', right in the heart of the oldest part of the city. The local area is brimming with history and things to do, and you’ll find an abundance of pubs, restaurants and cafes literally on your doorstep.

    Light and airy, the comfortably furnished living room features a flame effect gas fire and a plush leather sofa – just the ticket after a long day’s sightseeing. Just sit back and relax and take full advantage of the flat-screen TV and unlimited complimentary WiFi.

    Moving through to the separate modern kitchen, complete with a dining table and chairs, you’ll find everything you need to comfortably cater for your holiday. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, microwave, oven and hob.

    The calming double bedroom ensures a restful night’s sleep and provides plentiful guest storage with a built-in double wardrobe. A modern, shiny white family bathroom with an over-bath shower completes this wonderful holiday home.

    Please note we do not provide hypoallergenic bedding at our properties.

    The famous shopping areas of Princess Street and George Street are a mere 10-minute stroll away, and the Grassmarket is even closer, where you will find a multitude of shops, bars and restaurants and, of course, places of historical interest. The Royal Mile is situated at the centre of Edinburgh's major sights such as Edinburgh Castle, Mary King's Close, St. Giles Cathedral, Holyrood Palace, Scottish Parliament Building and Scotland's major galleries and museums including the Scotch Whisky Experience. Open topped tour buses are also within easy walking distance at Waverley train station.

    This property is situated on the 3rd floor of a traditional tenement building, with no lift access.

    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.

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  • The Botanics Residence

    Ideally located in one of Edinburgh’s most affluent residential areas, enjoying all the perks of city living, The Botanics Residence is a beautifully presented 2-bedroom apartment in a superb location. Inverleith is characterised by its wealth of greenspace… the large expanse of Inverleith Park and the Royal Botanic Gardens, and with the neighbourhood just a quick journey to the city centre, not even a mile away, you couldn’t be better placed for a perfect trip to Edinburgh.

    This stylish apartment boasts fabulous interiors and is decorated with a chic palette throughout; the living room has two super comfy sofas and wooden floorboards, along with a Smart TV and complimentary WiFi.

    You’ll find everything on hand in the impressive kitchen/dining room to rustle up a tasty treat for everyone to enjoy on the farmhouse dining table that seats up to 6 guests. The high-spec integrated appliances include a dishwasher, gas hob, oven, fridge, freezer, microwave and washing machine. And why not, kick back, relax and watch the world go by, in the bay window seating.

    You have a choice of two sizeable double bedrooms, one with a super king, the other with a king size bed, each featuring cosy coombed ceilings and carpeting for added comfort. The master bedroom faces the rear of the property overlooking the garden, ensuring a peaceful night’s sleep and features an enormous built-in wardrobe, providing endless storage for all your holiday essentials.

    However the mood takes you, the fully tiled luxurious bathroom is a beautiful space to take a relaxing bath or an invigorating shower with an over-the-bath rainfall shower head.

    Please note that this property accommodates a maximum of 4 people, including babies and children. The maximum number of guests must not be exceeded for insurance purposes.

    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.

    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.

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  • The Briery Bauks Residence

    Enjoy garden views at this spacious, modern 3-bedroom house in the heart of Edinburgh. The property features a private main door entrance and a private garden with stunning views of Arthur's Seat. Located just 700 meters from the Royal Mile, it offers a perfect blend of comfort and convenience.

    Among the facilities at this property are luggage storage space and private check-in and check-out, along with complimentary WiFi throughout the property.

    The spacious townhouse is equipped with 3 bedrooms, 2 contemporary bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with hill views. This apartment also offers a balcony that doubles up as an outdoor dining area. This apartment is allergy-free and non-smoking.

    For those looking to explore the area, golfing and hiking opportunities are available nearby.

    Popular points of interest nearby include Arthur Seat, The University of Edinburgh, National Museum of Scotland, and The Real Mary King's Close.

    Please note we do not provide hypoallergenic bedding at our properties.

    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 at least 24 hours before arrival.

    Entry to the apartment is from 16:00 onwards. Earlier entry can sometimes be arranged, depending on departures at the property that day. Confirmation can be provided within 48 hours of arrival. If you are arriving earlier than 16:00, it is always worth contacting the property manager, who will endeavor to give you access as soon as possible.

    Check-in after 19:00 is possible, subject to availability and prior arrangement.
    The following late check-in fees will be charged in cash:
    19:00 until 22:30 GBP 15
    22:30 until 00:00 GBP 30
    00:00 until 02:00 GBP 50

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

    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.

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  • The Brunswick Street Residence

    The Brunswick Street Residence is a fabulous apartment, accommodating up to 8 guests in the city centre. This newly renovated property is light and airy, with thoughtful design and modern furnishing. Leith, the New Town and the Old Town are a short walk away, giving you great access to Edinburgh's best sights.

    This split level property has the main living areas and one bedroom downstairs, and two bedrooms upstairs.

    Put your feet up in the spacious lounge, with comfy sofas, flatscreen TV with DVD Player, iPod dock and even a wood burning stove. The contemporary kitchen diner is at hand for some home cooking, with all mod cons and a large dining table.

    The three, large bedrooms all offer the ultimate flexibility, with zip and link beds that can set up at twin or double beds. Two modern bathrooms – one with large shower cubicle, one with shower over bath – complete this delightful home from home.

    Please note we do not provide hypoallergenic bedding at our properties.

    This apartment is on the 3rd floor without lift.

    This property is best suited to families, or considerate groups. Hen, stag or party groups should not book and will not be given access to the apartment.

    This property doesn't come with free parking but there is paid street parking in the local area for an additional fee. Private parking facilities are available the Omni Q-Park car park.

    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.

    Please note, if you require the sofa bed to be made up and have not booked for the maximum number of guest, there will be an additional charge.

    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.

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  • The Castle Esplanade Residence

    This fabulous 1876 mid Victorian, two bedroom, period apartment has amazing views and is located in the heart of the Old Town, just metres from Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile. It was the subject of a three page design article in the national newspaper Scotland on Sunday weekend magazine “Homes and More” in September 2017 and in October 2017 appeared in another article on the Scotsman newspapers Facebook page entitled “Is this Edinburghs best located holiday let?”

    As you enter the apartment you will find the hallway opening into the open plan lounge/dining and kitchen area. You can sink into the comfortable corner sofa and catch up on events on the 36” plasma screen TV. If you have brought your laptop you will be able to use the free and unlimited WiFi broadband to surf the web. There is also a flame effect stove in the lounge for a bit of character to compliment the golden cornice work and ornamental iron rams head fireplace, while the original internal wooden shutters still stand guard over the old sash and case windows.

    The dining area in the lounge sits in front of the window and is one of the most unique dining views in Edinburgh. There are only a handful of properties that can say they can look into the front door of Edinburgh castle and you can enjoy your self-catering with a view that can’t be beat. In addition to the amazing castle view the three double aspect windows also provide spectacular views over the Grassmarket, Greyfriars and the Pentland hills beyond. You will be able to prepare your food in a fully equipped kitchen, which has oven, hob, dishwasher, fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle and there is also a freezer and washing machine in the hallway. All crockery and cutlery is included so you should have anything you need to make an excellent dinner.

    Tucked away off the lounge is a small library, which is stocked with a selection of local historical and topical books. There is a small writing area as well so with the character and views in the apartment you may well be inspired to write something in the city that has already inspired writers such as JK Rowling, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson and Ian Rankin amongst others.

    A good nights rest is assured in both bedrooms, with the same breath taking views directly overlooking the castle and esplanade, thanks to the comfortable orthopaedic mattresses. Each bedroom has a built in wardrobe providing ample space for even the most demanding fashionista. You will also find an ironing board, iron and hairdryer in each room so you don’t have to wait for others to get ready. The main bedroom is set up as a standard double and the other bedroom can either be set up as a king size or a twin as required. Our extra wide luxury shower room is finished in travertine tiling and has a 10kw shower.

    Throughout the apartment you will find high quality finishes with solid oak flooring and stainless steel appliances.

    In summary this apartment has been designed for guests who want to be able to get here easily and really experience the old town of Edinburgh as it was 150 years ago, If you want your accommodation to be as much a reminder of your holiday as everything you do when you are in Edinburgh then this is the place for you. Minimalism is banished and instead we have created a character apartment with lots of period features but all the modern comforts you will need for your stay.

    Please note: this property is situated on the third floor of a traditional mid-Victorian property and is accessible by stairs only (around 80). No lift is available and therefore unsuitable for guests with mobility issues.

    Please note that we do not provide hypoallergenic bedding.

    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.

    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.

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