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Spacious City Centre 3 Bedroom Apartment

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Large 3 Bedroom Apartment Sleeping 8 People

This fantastically spacious apartment is located on Great King Street in Edinburgh's city centre being just a 10 minute walk from George Street and Princes Street. It is on the top floor (2 flights of stairs) of a traditional Georgian period town house which was constructed around 1815 and extends over 2 floors with the largest bedroom taking up the entire upper floor. The accommodation otherwise comprises a very spacious living room with feature marble fireplace, separate dining area, fitted kitchen, 2 double bedrooms, single bedroom, bathroom with bath and separate shower and an additional toilet. Wifi Internet access is provided and parking may be available on request for an additional charge.


Property Manager
Francois
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 15, 2017

Amenities

New Town Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries

Reviews

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Spacious City Centre 3 Bedroom Apartment
average rating of 4.1 based on 20 reviews
4

Great space and flexible owner!

  • 4 of 5

The owner was very flexible with our check-in and check out. Great space for the price.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It’s very good – could do with some minor improvements

  • 5 of 5

Party of 8 adults stayed 9 nights in August 2017. Very good and enjoyable stay and would happily come back again.

Positives:

- Very spacious, plenty of room for 8 of us to store items and not get in each other’s way. The flat is well decorated and feels homely.

- Excellent location - 10 minutes walk to Princes Street, 20 minutes to the Castle. Close to bus-stops and walkable distance to train station and tram stops. There’s a Tesco Metro and Sainsbury’s local within 2 minutes of the flat.

- Francois is an excellent host, accommodated our early arrival and late check-out requests and happy to answer questions.

- The property is good value if a lot of you stay, especially given the location.

Room for improvement:

- The kitchen has a small fridge/freezer. For a flat where 8 can stay it means frequent trips to the shops as you can’t store much food.

- The flat has a washing machine, but no tumble dryer (bit of a shame as it means hanging clothes on the provided drying racks).

- Whilst the kitchen is generally well-stocked, it would have been nice to have more than 1 tea-towel and a few extra of cutlery and plates (rather than the 8 sets of each).

- A few things around the flat needed a bit of care or repairing. The electronic clocks in the kitchen and living room didn’t work, the TV remote was falling apart and the plugs for the bath let water through. Small niggles but things that should be spotted between stays and fixed.

Some additional notes:

- The upper bedroom has 1 x Double Bed & 2 x Single Beds, the second bedroom has 1 x Double Bed & 1 Single Bed and then the third bedroom has 1 x Single Bed (so slightly different to that advertised).

- There’s no dishwasher – which can mean a lot of washing up if 8 of you stay!

- The kitchen is on the small side and the one room of the house where it feels like it wasn’t designed to accommodate so many people (there’s only a small oven for example). It perfectly fine to cook in, but more than 2 people in the room and it feels cramped.

I’d definitely recommend staying at the flat. Although it can sleep 8 adults, an ideal number would probably be 6, as that then gives a little bit more room and spare items for everyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very good place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the location.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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2

Not up to standard

  • 2 of 5

Over 40 steps to appartment, needed a complete renovation small toilet floor sloping, general decoration poor

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely space but needs attention to detail

  • 4 of 5

The flat is large and in a great location. It was let down by details such as a broken window in the loft fixed with tape and a very slow draining shower. The views from bathroom & kitchen are wonderful.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry as there had been a delay in repairing the window pane but this has now been repaired. The slow draining shower simply needed a treatment with drain unblocking fluid so this has now been dealt with.
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4

Great base

  • 4 of 5

We had a great weekend in Edinburgh and the flat made a great base. It was useful having free parking outside. The flat is spacious and suited our party of 6 well. The kitchen is small but we managed to cook fine.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Edinburgh
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Waverley Station
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The rates may vary depending on number of people staying, length of stay and special events. Please contact me for a precise rate. Discounts are available for a longer stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.