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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Edinburgh, Scotland

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665lesley
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Ideally situated and most comfortable pied a terre with all mod cons”
Reviewed 22 March 2017 for a stay in August 2016

Grassmarket 521 is an excellent base for reviewing Edinburgh. It is central (yet quiet), close to the railway stations and ideally situated for walking around the city or going further.
Lynne has equipped it with everything one can possibly need and provides comprehensive details of what the city has to offer. There is local food shopping and a wide range of restaurants and cafes ,
A most comfortable home from home.

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Pat S
Northwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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“Excellent accomodation”
Reviewed 4 February 2016 for a stay in December 2015

This turned out to be a great choice of accommodation for us.
Before our arrival we had some great correspondence with the owner,(Lynn) with regards to trains and arrival times etc. We had never been to Edinburgh before and were visiting to take part in the Hogmanay activities.
The accomodation was clean and warm with a little christmas tree in the living area . Lynn met us on arrival and gave us some tips for our stay and places to visit (there is a drawer with lots of leaflets on things to do)..
The apartment was very quiet and the heating was easy to alter when needed and so we had very comfortable nights sleep which is amazing for any busy city.
The location was great - easy to get to the Royal Mile and Princes Street and there was a little Sainsburys for the fresh milk etc very close by.
Grassmarket, was a lovely square of restaurants and bars and only a few yards from the accommodation.
Should we ever get the opportunity to stay again we would hope to stay in the same place -we had a fabulous time !

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Liked best: Location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Newmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2015 for a stay in November 2015

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Mary Ann...
Silverton, Oregon
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18 reviews
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“Excellent Grassmarket location!”
Reviewed 14 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

This is exactly where you would want to stay to be walking all over the Royal Mile, Grassmarket area and the Castle. Great location and very comfy. We used the bedroom while our friend had the pull out couch, all very comfortable! Once our car was parked we never moved in until we left the city and then came right back to the same lot that was very reasonable in cost. Lynne was a wonderful host having all ready for us and answered all our questions during the stay. Would return in a heart-beat!

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Liked best: Location, location, location
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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William R
2 reviews
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“Cosy little apartment”
Reviewed 20 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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We had a wonderful stay here. Owner was extremely friendly and accessible and the apartment was comfortable and well furnished with really everything you could need for a weeks stay.
Location was ideal and if were to ever return to Edinburgh we would certainly stay there again.

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Your age range 50-64
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