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Luxurious Art Deco 1 Bed Apartment in Edinburgh City Centre

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 548 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Only 5 minutes walk to Princes Street with view of the castle.

Hopetoun Suite is named after the Hopetoun Basin, originally the end of the Union Canal. The basin was drained in 1922 and in 1935 Lothian House was built on the site as offices for the Inland Revenue. It was converted into apartments in 1985.

Completely refurbished in 2015 in the Art Deco style to match the Grade B listed Lothian House, the apartment consists of: A double bedroom with King size bed, large built in wardrobe and smart TV; A bathroom with an electric shower over the bath; A lounge with a double sofa bed and further seating for another 2 people, a TV with smart Blu-Ray player, Bluetooth hi-fi and wireless internet access. The dining area has plenty of space for 4 to eat in comfort whilst the fully equipped kitchen has a halogen hob, electric fan oven, microwave oven, fridge with ice-compartment, dishwasher, coffee machine, kettle and toaster. There is also a washer-dryer located in the walk-in cupboard off the hall.

Following feedback from guests we have added noise-reducing secondary glazing to the bedroom window.

Hopetoun Suite is in a quiet residential building and, as such, it is not suitable for stag/hen parties or similar groups. Check-in is from 5pm Monday - Friday and from 4pm Saturday and Sunday. Check-out is by 10am. Other times may be available on request.

More Details

Owner
Kirsty & Peter Kingsbury
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Kirsty & Peter Kingsbury

Kirsty was born in Edinburgh and has lived in the city all her life. Peter grew up in the Peak District and then lived in York, England before 'migrating' north of the border to Edinburgh. Our amazing and unique city has so much to offer everyone and we would love you to come and discover what it has to offer you too.

Kirsty & Peter Kingsbury purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Kirsty & Peter Kingsbury chose Edinburgh & Lothians

The apartment is situated in a unique building from the Art Deco era of the 1930s. Lovingly restored in the Art Deco style to match the origins of the building, the apartment offers a warm Scottish welcome in a homely environment, ideally located to explore Edinburgh. Princes Street is only a 5 minute walk away and the apartment is on the doorstep to all sights and venues in the city centre. The property is also on main bus routes (bus stops outside the front door) and a very short walk to trams and trains, helping you explore the city and beyond. The locality within the city is perfect with the proximity to local amenities and events outstanding. <br /><br />

Hopetoun Suite is in a quiet residential building and, as such, it is not suitable for stag/hen parties or similar groups. Check-in is from 5pm Monday - Friday and from 4pm Saturday and Sunday. Check-out is by 10am. Other times may be available on request.

What makes this apartment unique

Lothian House boasts an entrance from the street which will bring you back to the 1930s - the element which inspired us to reflect the era in our own apartment. The apartment itself has a homely feel with the log fire (electric) and hearth giving a warm heart to the property. The very large windows pull in a wonderful brightness from outside and act as a stage for a view to the castle you will benefit from every day, but especially the nights of the fireworks during the Festivals in summer and Hogmanay (New Year's Eve). The well stocked, smart looking kitchen has everything you need for your stay and the bedroom offers luxury every visitor deserves. All in all, the apartment can't fail to impress with something to offer couples, tourists, city breaks, business trips and more.

Map

Nearest Airport
6.7 Miles
Edinburgh Airport
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
The Hanging Bat
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Haymarket
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
M8 Junction 1
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Croma
Car: not necessary

Centrally located only 5 minutes walk from Princes Street, this is an ideal base to explore Edinburgh.

Also ideally located for the Edinburgh International Festival with the Usher Hall only a couple of minutes walk from Lothian House.

Amenities

Edinburgh Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 548 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • King-size bed in the bedroom with double sofa-bed in the lounge.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • tennis

Reviews

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Luxurious Art Deco 1 Bed Apartment in Edinburgh City Centre
average rating of 4.806452 based on 31 reviews
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Lovely apartment!

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was very comfortable, exactly as advertised. All the usual amenities were available, it was located very conveniently. Peter was right on time and hospitable. The apartment is located on a busy road, but soundproofing diminished the noise in the bedroom. Internet can be a bit slow if you need to work during the evenings, and due to the noise the windows need to be closed during the night; which precludes ventilation.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

What a real treat; I have stayed at many apartments but this one was the best. It was cozy and comfortable. Some would call me a germ-phobic; this apartment was immaculate. The owner was also wonderful. We arrived early and he left his work to accommodate us. I would definitely stay there again! Clean, Clean, Clean, and plenty of supplies!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exactly what we needed

  • 5 of 5

This is a very comfortable apartment with everything we needed. Location is perfect for walking to all attractions in town, and the neighborhood is convenient for groceries and awesome restaurants. The hosts were great to work with also!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Excellent stay.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay.Lovely flat,excellent location and thoughtful amenities provided by owners.Only request we had ,was a fan for warm evenings as opening windows was uncomfortably noisy for rest.Definetly would stay again.Thank you,Kirsty and Paul.

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

The flat was very clean, comfortable, well-appointed and convenient. We walked to everything.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the flat during the Fringe Festival. We were close enough to walk to the castle and the festival and the palace, but far enough to get away from the craziness when we wanted to. It was fun being able to see the Tattoo fireworks from our third floor flat.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Wonderful Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed staying in Kirsty & Peter 's apartment in Edinburgh. Great location - comfortable and safe. Had everything we needed.

Thank you - :)

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $67.87
Additional Guest Fee $13.57 per person per night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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