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“Apartment and Location Great”
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Seating area in the lounge, with door to balcony
Browns Close, designed by Sir Basil Spence, is a listed building Our fuly-equipped kitchen
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97 reviews
Seating area in the lounge, with door to balcony
Browns Close, designed by Sir Basil Spence, is a listed building
Our fuly-equipped kitchen
The dining area
Entrance hallway
The bright seating area in the lounge
The dining table can comfortably seat four people
The kitchen has a useful breakfast bar
Some of our guests have told us this is the most comfortable bed they have ever slept in!
The bedroom has plenty storage space
There is ample space in the bedroom for the travel cot, which can be provided free of charge.
There are little extras tucked away around the apartment
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Holyrood Palace - only 200 metres from the property
View from the balcony of the apartment
Musicians marching up the Royal Mile (taken from the balcony)
Salisbury Crags loom over the Edinburgh skyline
Scottish National Monument (aka Edinburgh's Disgrace!)
Panorama of view from balcony of Browns Close Apartment
The Star Flyer in St Andrew Square for Christmas
The Scott Monument and the Big Wheel in December
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Edinburgh, Scotland

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Maddoghou...
Paisley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Apartment and Location Great”
Reviewed 18 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013

The apartment has everything you need and more its excellent and location excellent, weather not so good but it is Scotland and we love it.

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Liked best: Everything about the apartment and Location
Liked least: The Weather
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
18 Dec 2013
Thank you for writing this review of our apartment, and for confirming the convenient location. Sorry that the weather was not so good, but we are pleased that you enjoyed yourselves despite that!
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1963_Shel...
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Excellent apartment in great location”
Reviewed 2 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013
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Apartment well situated for all major sightseeing attractions. No.35 bus from airport drops you within a few feet of the front door and easy walk from/to Waverley main train station. Apartment very clean, well equipped with lots of little extras included (tea, coffee, sugar, cereal, croissants, jam, biscuits, toiletries, hairdryer) and very warm and cozy. Quiet location ensured a good nights sleep and both bed and sofa very comfortable. Really enjoyed our long weekend in Edinburgh, which is lovely city, and Browns Close apartment was the ideal choice – were were not disappointed.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
18 Dec 2013
We are glad both that you found the location so convenient and that you liked the extras! Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a nice review.
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Nigel162
UK
1 review
“Superb apartment for city centre”
Reviewed 4 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Our second stay at Brown's Close and as before everything had been immaculately prepared with everything that is needed for a home from home stay. Very comfortable and secure. There is a really useful amount of information about Edinburgh, Scottish culture and history and the location speaks for itself - directly on the Royal Mile. Centrally located with Waverley a 10 minute walk. Checking in late we were personally welcomed which was much appreciated.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
18 Dec 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It is good to know that the information in the flat is useful, and we are especially pleased that you liked the apartment and location enough to return to stay with us. See you next time!
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Aprhyll_A...
Eastham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Wonderful”
Reviewed 20 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

first off Margaret and David were really nice and welcoming. the flat was lovely made me feel like i was at home and i didnt want to leave plus it was in an ideal location if your thinking about finding some where to stay then stay here. i cant wait to come back again next year.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Management Response
23 Oct 2013
Thank you for a lovely review and recommendation. We are so glad that you liked the apartment and that the location was good for you. We'll see you next year!
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Lee54b
Sunderland, United Kingdom
1 review
“Amazing apartment”
Reviewed 14 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

This apartment was Fabulous, My Husband and i had our Stag and Hen Nights in Edinburgh so we wanted to come back for our 1st Wedding Anniversary and we couldn't have picked a nicer apartment, it was very homely and modern, full of information if you had never been to Edinburgh before , its in an ideal location, 10 mins walk from Waverley Station, only a short walk to the city center and restaurants, being on the Royal Mile you are in a ideal location what ever your stay, David met us to give us the keys and a tour of the apartment very pleasant guy, The little attention to details are lovely too ie: Milk, Chocolates, we will be booking up again for sure.

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Liked best: The little details ie: Milk, Chocolates
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
18 Oct 2013
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, and for your kind words in the guest book.

We are glad to hear that you liked the apartment so much and found the location convenient - and that you plan to come and stay with us again: we look forward to seeing you!
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