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Ground Floor - FREE Parking - Royal Mile 5 minutes walk

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Property
apartment
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Edinburgh Apartment Rental Photos and Description

City Centre Apartment close to Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland - More details and photos of Holyrood Park Apartment at www.holyroodparkselfcatering.co.uk

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You would be extremely hard pressed to find as wonderfully situated a holiday apartment as this. It is located in a quiet cul-de-sac in Abbeyhill on the edge of the Royal Park of Holyrood, a 650 acre array of hills, lochs, glens, trails and cliffs dominated by the famous 'Arthur's Seat' at 251m (822ft), affording panoramic views of the city but which is relatively easy to climb and very popular with hill walkers. Nearer ground level the apartment is proud to have as a near neighbour the Palace of Holyroodhouse, HM Queen Elizabeth's official residence in Scotland. The Palace is located at the foot of Edinburgh's Royal Mile, a world renowned thoroughfare with its eclectic mix of shops, pubs, eateries and visitor attractions linking the Palace at one end with Edinburgh Castle at the other. Also nearby is the controversial Scottish Parliament building which, love it or loathe it, is certainly worth a visit as is the wonderful 'Dynamic Earth' experience next door to the Parliament. A pleasant walk of a mile takes you to Edinburgh New Town and the shopping experience of another world famous Edinburgh thoroughfare, Princes Street plus, of course Waverley Railway Station and Edinburgh Bus Station with express links to the Airport and all points beyond. Most of the Fringe and Festival venues and of course the Christmas and Hogmanay attractions are located within or close to the Royal Mile and Princes Street areas. For visitors with more energetic pursuits in mind, Meadowbank Sports Centre is only a half mile walk away, as is the Meadowbank Retail Park with a Sainsbury's superstore and other shops. The apartment is however very close to bus routes in the Abbeyhill and London Road areas which link to all parts of the city.

Tytler Gardens Apartment is a modern, well appointed two bedroom flat. It is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac, on the ground floor of a well maintained building with a secure entry system, clean and tidy communal areas and free parking (via included permit). A cycle rack is available just outside the apartment. The light and airy carpeted lounge has two sofas, one of which is a sofa bed. The lounge also includes a dining table and chairs. A flat screen TV with Freeview is installed together with a DVD player. The modern, fully equipped kitchen includes an induction hob, double oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine and microwave together with ample good quality cookware, crockery, cutlery, glassware and bakeware. A toaster, kettle, teapot and cafetiere are also provided. Hand and dish towels, pot scrubbers and dishcloths are also provided in the kitchen together with detergent and cleaning fluids. Both double bedrooms are carpeted. One has a double bed and the other two singles complete with duvets, pillows, mattress and pillow protectors. Bed linen is provided. Sufficient storage and clothes hanging space is included in the wardrobes. The bathroom contains a bath and over bath shower with curtain. Ample bath and hand towels are provided. An iron and ironing board, clothes airer and hair dryer are supplied. Broadband is installed in the property. A welcome pack with supplies to get your holiday started is included.

We can accommodate parties of up to 12 people between this apartment and its sister apartment Waverley Park Apartment (Owners Direct Id: 1782069) which is two minutes walk away in Waverley Park.

Some of our Guest Book comments.

" After enduring the tough Scottish enviroment, this apartment the perfect place to rest our feeble English bodies. "

" Wonderful apartment. Extremely clean, nicely furnished and everything we needed for our weekend break. We especially appreciated the welcome pack containing all the information we needed for a happy comfortable stay. Apartment is in a great location & we found the leaflets in the apartment extremely useful. We look forward to coming back someday soon.Thank you. "

" Fantastic week at the Fringe! Excellent location (all venues less than 20 mins) Comfortable and with all the necessary utilities. Don't forget Holyrood Park, which Capital city has such a beautiful place? "

" Thank you very much for contributing to out memorable stay in Edinburgh. We enjoyed the city tremendously and truth be told we felt like home at your place. The location was great and we particularly appreciated the time and effort you must have put into preparing everything. From the maps to the valuable information folder to instructions. We could clearly see that it is a labour of love.

" Comfortable flat in great location. Helped our family get the most out of Edinburgh during the festival. Thank you. "

" Nice flat, fantastic position plus parking, wi-fi and Sainsburys. We'll be back. "

" Thank you it felt like we were sharing your home. Cosy comfy and relaxed. I will recommend to my family and friends. "

" Lovely flat. Had everything we needed. we will be back. "

" Had a great weekend in Edinburgh. Lovely apartment, like home from home! Great location! Thank you James & Mandy "

" Perfect location, beautifully presented & well equipped apartment. You undersell the proximity & Holyrood Park for the morning run! "

" Great location and base for our EMF trip. Fantastic weekend with the ladies :) "

" We had a nice stay in Edinburgh. The flat is very nice and not far away from dowtown Edinburgh. We didn't miss anything and would always come back. Thank you! "

" Very convenient for a short stay in Edinburgh - easy access to Old Town, shops etc. Quiet! A very enjoyable stay. "

" Dear James and Mandy, So glad we found your place! Great apartment and perfect for our family trip. We would recommend to everyone! "

" Had a wonderful stay in the apartment. Ideally placed for seeing all of Edinburgh. James & Mandy very heplful throughout. Thank You. "

" Amazing place with good facilities! We totally enjoyed our stay here. Thank you very much! "

" Very enjoyable stay. Everything perfect. Mandy and James very helpful. Would stay here again and recommend to others - Thank you! "

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
James Phillips
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
December 5, 2016
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About James Phillips

Mandy studied in Edinburgh 30 years ago and always loved this part of the city. We have been coming here as a family at least once a year for a holiday and knew we wanted to have somewhere permanent in the city which we could share with others.

James Phillips purchased this apartment in 2013

Why James Phillips chose Edinburgh & Lothians

The apartment is very centrally situated close to the Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace and the Scottish Parliament. There is free parking in a designated parking zone using the permit provided. Despite its central location the apartment is wonderfully quiet and peaceful and its location right on the edge of Holyrood Park opens up a range of excellent walking, cycling, running and hiking activities should you be so inclined.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Fantastic week at the Fringe! Excellent location (all venues less than 20 mins) Comfortable and with all the necessary utilities. Don't forget Holyrood Park, which Capital city has such a beautiful place?



Perfect location, beautifully presented and well equipped apartment. You undersell the proximity to Holyrood Park for the morning run!



We have had a wonderful stay. Lovely inviting flat & brilliant location. Thanks for being so helpful & accommodating!
Sep 2014
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

Ground Floor - FREE Parking - Royal Mile 5 minutes walk
average rating of 4.5833335 based on 50 reviews
4

Perfect for a family!

  • 4 of 5

When traveling with small kids, it helps to have space to unwind after a long day of walking and sightseeing. So a place like this one was ideal for us - close enough to walk to the Royal Mile but tucked away in a quiet, residential neighborhood.

Parents and kids had separate bedrooms, but we had space to eat and spend time together when winding down for the evening. The kids were thrilled with the games available at the apartment as well as the bathtub (as we don't have one at home).

The owners were very helpful in accommodating our unusual flight arrival and departure times. Traveling with little ones is tiring enough without having to drag luggage around as well! So thanks, James & Mandy!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A tranquil retreat near the Royal Mile

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in a cute ground floor, 2 bedroom apartment just 5 minutes walk from Holyrood Palace. You'd never know we were so close to the hustle and bustle of the Royal Mile. Three generations of family were quite comfortable in this fully outfitted apartment. Sainsbury was less than a 10 minutes walk so eating in was a welcome option. The bus stop was just 5 minutes away where we could travel on public transport and also find a taxi. The owners were very polite and prompt in addressing any questions we had. We look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic stay for families

  • 4 of 5

Great loacation. Walking distance to the Royal mile and Arthurs seat which is a fantastic hike. Having an alloted parking space made this apt. an easy choice as well.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Excellent, clean, quiet, roomy, secure, convenient to sites & transportation, fully-equipped kitchen

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this very clean, fully-equipped location. It is removed from the noise of the city and yet the sites of the city are a very brief walk away. Needs are anticipated and accommodated - "almost instant" hot water for coffee or tea, lots of hot water for showers, clothes washer, plenty of dinnerware, soaps, dish washing detergent, large bath towels, firm beds, plenty of storage space. The apartment is within an easy walk for the beginning of the Royal Mile and many other famous spots before you even reach "The Mile". For those who prefer wheels to walking, just outside the parking area is a bus stop for going into the city and/or to the airport. It is also a short walk from the meeting place of some of the tours. It is within easy walking distance, for most, from the Waverly Station. The apartment is as described, very clean, with very gracious customer service, The owners go beyond the call of duty to accommodate the delays and difficulties, particularly for international travelers where flight delays and confusion is common. This Edinburgh location is the perfect home away from home for those who want either an in-depth visit of the city or a resting place at the end of day-long tours to other Scottish cities.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Outstanding property!

  • 5 of 5

Centrally located to Royal Mile and Hollyrood Park. Very clean, and well kept flat with all necessary amenities. Owners were easy to work with and most accommodating. I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The apartment is very well situated and comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

It is fully refurbished and it has all the appliances required for the staying.

At night it's perfect to rest after a long tourist journey (very quiet neighborhood).

The visit just starts one block from it with the holyroosepark and with the royal mile.

To have it into account when visiting Edinburgh.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Rates & Availability

Edinburgh Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Winter
Oct 31 2016 - Dec 20 2016
3 night minimum stay
$89
$774
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 21 2016 - Dec 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$146
$951
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Hogmanay
Dec 28 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$228
$1,484
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$89
$660
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rugby
Feb 3 2017 - Feb 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$171
$1,110
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Feb 6 2017 - Feb 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$114
$742
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rugby
Feb 24 2017 - Feb 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$171
$1,110
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Feb 27 2017 - Mar 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$114
$742
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rugby
Mar 17 2017 - Mar 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$171
$1,110
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
Mar 20 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$140
$907
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Marathon
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$127
$825
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer
May 30 2017 - Jul 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$152
$989
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
Jul 3 2017 - Jul 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$171
$1,110
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Fringe
Jul 31 2017 - Aug 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,567
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
September
Aug 28 2017 - Oct 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$171
$1,110
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
October
Oct 2 2017 - Oct 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$152
$989
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Winter
Oct 30 2017 - Dec 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$127
$825
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 14 2017 - Dec 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$152
$989
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Hogmanay
Dec 28 2017 - Jan 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
$241
$1,567
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$127
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To secure your booking a deposit of 25% of the total cost of your stay is required. The balance is payable no later than 4 weeks before your arrival. Bookings taken within 4 weeks of the start date of your holiday are payable in full upon booking.



Notes on prices:
Prices quoted are for up to 4 guests, there is an extra charge of £10 per night for extra guests.

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Amenities

Edinburgh Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom contains a bath and over bath shower with screen. Ample bath and hand towels are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6, Double bedroom, Twin bedroom, Sofa bed Notes on bedrooms: Both double bedrooms are carpeted. One has a double bed and the other two singles complete with duvets, pillows, mattress and pillow protectors. Bed linen is provided. Sufficient storage and clothes hanging space is included in the wardrobes.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Free parking is available adjacent to the apartment using the permit provided. Check in is after 4.00pm and departure before 11.00am. Depending on bookings there may be options for later departure or earlier arrival. The property is non smoking and pets are not allowed.

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