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Edinburgh Royal Mile - Parliament Square Apartment

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful 2 bedroom Apartment overlooking the Historic Royal Mile

This impressive second floor apartment is a perfect base from which to explore this beautiful city of Edinburgh, whether for business or pleasure. This is a gorgeous apartment which is furnished to a luxurious standard by a leading interior designer. It is within walking distance to all of Edinburgh's attractions, including Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood House. It is also a 10-15 minute walk to Harvey Nichols......

The apartment itself has a very large drawing/dining room (table seats 6) with ornate cornicing, three windows overlooking Edinburgh's most historic street - The Royal Mile. A comprehensive fully functional kitchen with all appliances is accessed from both the hall and the living/dining room.

The master bedroom with super king-size bed, has built in wardrobes and a flat screen TV. The second bedroom has one double and one single bed and both bedrooms benefit from views over The Royal Mile.

A main bathroom with large walk-in shower, wc and heated towel rail, completes the accommodation.

An absolutely stunning property in an absolutely stunning location. Well appointed 2 bedrooms consisting of a super king-size bed in bedroom 1 and two beds (double and single) in bedroom 2. Fully functional kitchen with all mod cons, including dishwasher, washing machine, microwave and fridge/freezer. The large lounge (20 feet x 20 feet) can be used to host dinner parties and the free WiFi (with unlimited downloads) is great for those who prefer to work on their laptops.

Only 5 minutes walk from Princes Street, a great opportunity to stay in one of Edinburgh's prestige addresses and highly recommended for corporate clients.

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4 people. (can accommodate 5 for additional cost)

Special Events: Edinburgh Festival: This is a stunning flat to stay in during the Edinburgh festival and all festivals and theatres within walking distance

Edinburgh Hogmany: Edinburgh's Hogmany is famous world over. If you are looking for a spacious, light and stunning property to let over Hogmany, look no further! YOU'VE FOUND IT !!!!!

More Details

Owner
Shahid Raza
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Shahid Raza

50 years old, Married with 3 children...

Work as a Chartered Civil Engineer.

I currently stay in Livingston, just outside Edinburgh, where I have been for 40 years.

Shahid Raza purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Shahid Raza chose Old Town

Its gorgeous, central and very large right on the Royal Mile and 5 mins walk to The Castle.

Sit by the window and watch the locals and holidaymakers walk by, singing and performing in the street shows.

What makes this apartment unique

Location... Location... Location!!

Very central, postcode is EH1..

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed at this apartment over New Years Eve and what a week !!

We loved staying in this lovely apartment and the views were amazing.

Can't wait to come back soon. Highly recommended but be prepared for the stairs.
Dec 2012
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Amenities

Old Town Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • A main bathroom with large walk in shower and heated towel rail. WC and sink completes the furnishings in the bathroom. Large bathroom mirror.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • The master bedroom with king-size bed, has built in wardrobes and a flat screen TV. The second bedroom has 1 double and 1 single bed. Both bedrooms benefit from views over The Royal Mile.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • ski privileges optional
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Top 13 Must Do Activities when visiting Edinburgh 1.Edinburgh Castle , Castle Hill, 0131 225 9846 2.Royal Botanic Garden , 20A Inverleith Row, 0131 552 7171 3.Museum of Scotland , Chambers Street, 0131 247 4422 4.Camera Obscura and World of Illusions , Castlehill, The Royal Mile, 0131 226 3709 5.Royal Yacht Britannia , Ocean Terminal Leith, 0131 555 5566 6.National Gallery of Scotland , The Mound, 0131 624 6200 7.Scott Monument , Intersection of Princes Street and Waverly Bridge, 0131 529 4068 8.Royal Mile , Edinburgh Castle to Holyroodhouse Palace, Old Town 9.Holyroodhouse Palace , Holyrood Road, 0131 556 5100 10.Real Mary King’s Close , 2 Warriston’s Close, High Street, 08702 430160 11.Open Top Bus Tour, Waverley Bridge, 0131 220 0770 12.Museum of Edinburgh , 142 Huntly House Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8DD 13.John Knox House

Reviews

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Edinburgh Royal Mile - Parliament Square Apartment
average rating of 4.75 based on 80 reviews
5

Great Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Ideal location in the centre of the Royal Mile. The apartment is beautifully furnished; lots of space, comfortable settees and beds, and quiet bedrooms. Plenty of cooking equipment if you feel the need to cook. Lovely to walk straight out of the apartment into the centre of town. Street entertainers can be watched from the window.

We (including 2 x teenagers) loved Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Camera Obscura, Calton Hill, Arthur's Seat and the Royal Yacht Britannia. Easy to walk everywhere apart from the Yacht which is an easy taxi/bus ride away. If you go to the Castle you will benefit from buying a guidebook / headset / going on one of the guided tours provided by the Castle. Holyrood and Britannia both provide free headset tours which are very good.

Transport from the airport - the No 100 bus (get off at Waverley Station) is cheap and marginally closer to the apartment than the tram stop. 5 min walk up a hill, or taxi from the airport cost £20.

Restaurants - Burgers and Beers Grillhouse is situated in the ground floor of the apartment block. Had a fabulous meal (as long as you just want a burger and a drink). The Filling Station is directly across the street; great seating areas, but the meals weren't particularly good for any of us. Gordon's Trattoria is a small restaurant next to this; ambiance was basic, but the food was very good.

Fabulous place to stay. Would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind review, Catherine.
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5

Absolutely fantastic!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is our 2nd time staying at the apartment and once again it was perfect. Modern and very comfortable, perfect location for exploring. We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for coming back Yvette. I am glad all was well with your stay. Shahid
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Brisbane, Australia
5

Loation, location, location

  • 5 of 5

Great location which could not have been better. Apartment was close to everything that we wanted for our stay in Edinburgh and especially close to the wedding we attended at the Signet Library. Apartment was spacious, very clean and true to the photos on the website. It was fabulous to be able to look out on all the activity happening below on the Royal Mile. As visitors from Australia we thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Edinburgh. Great to have a washing machine and dryer to be able to use and the little extras such as a few small grocery items, washing powder which we replaced were an added bonus. Lots of stairs but we treated them as a much needed workout! Thanks Shahid for a great stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Really enjoyed our stay !

  • 5 of 5

Great location, clean, spacious.

Let customers know of many stairs before they commit.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas Texas USA
5

Amazing apartment, best possible location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is spacious, sparkling clean and lovely. Very comfortable. Stay here, the steps are carpeted, even Americans can make the climb. Wonderful.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Highly recommended!!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was absolutely beautiful, clean, fresh, comfortable and spacious. The location was perfect for family members attending my wedding in the old town. They greatly enjoyed watching the street buskers and wandering around exploring the Royal Mile area of Edinburgh. I highly recommend this accommodation and would definitely book again!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Edinburgh International
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
All within walking distance
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Rosyth Ferry Terminal
Nearest Train
200 Metres
Waverly Train Station
Car: not necessary

Close to the world famous Edinburgh Castle (2 min walk), 5-10 mins to Waverly Railway station and bus station.

This property is in the middle of the Royal Mile and within walking distance of Holyrood House (Queen's official Scottish Residence) and The Scottish Parliament.

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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
Refundable damage deposit $264.94

Please note that prices for special events like Rugby and the Edinburgh Marathon can be provided upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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