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Edinburgh Castle - as seen from the sitting room
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View of Edinburgh Castle and hill as seen from inside the apartment, through sitting room windows.
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78 reviews
Edinburgh Castle - as seen from the sitting room
View of Edinburgh Castle and hill as seen from inside the apartment, through sitting room windows.
Sitting Room with Dining Table
Sitting Room
King size bed in the master bedroom
The bedroom with king size bed.
Built in wardrobe in the bedroom
Bathroom
Bathroom
Kitchen
Kitchen
We have a comprehensive set of guide books.
Green Star shows proximity to Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, Grassmarket, Princes Street Gardens
Edinburgh Farmers' Market is on your doorstep
External view of the Building with statue of Queen Victoria
Statue of Queen Victoria on the Roof
Castle Terrace Michelin restaurant is next door.
View of the fireworks from the apartment.
Edinburgh Castle Hill as seen from the Sitting Room windows
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Edinburgh, Scotland

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Penny18Lo...
London
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A great find - gorgeous apartment with stunning view!”
Reviewed 1 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

This delightful elegant apartment is in a fantastic location with stunning views of the castle from its windows. It has quality furnishings, an extremely comfortable bed with top notch bed linen, good wifi, warm robes and slippers and everything we needed, a real home from home. Kitty was a wonderful host, welcomed us on arrival and helped us carry our luggage up to the second floor. She gave us excellent restaurant recommendations and other tips. The location is perfect with restaurants, cafes and a grocery store just a few minutes walk away. We thought it was a real find. Thank you, Kitty, we hope to return!

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Management Response
10 Jan 2016
Penny thank you so much for taking the trouble to write this review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at Edinburgh Castle View apartment and I look forward to welcoming you back another day. With best wishes for 2016. Kitty
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nmrf
Level 5 Contributor
89 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Great find, would highly recommend over staying in a hotel!”
Reviewed 19 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

This apartment was a great find. Considering the price to stay in a decent 3/4* hotel in Edinburgh, this apartment worked out a far better deal and obviously had a lot more facilities at hand than a hotel would. We had a small issue regarding our initial booking that Kitty was quick to resolve, which we appreciated. Kitty was flexible and accommodating regarding check in/check out times for our particular stay, and greeted us with her son on arrival. Her little touches did not go unnoticed, such as leaving milk and biscuits for us. This apartment was the most well equipped I ever stayed in - absolutely EVERYTHING seems to be provided in terms of kitchenware, condiments, toiletries, literature etc. It was spotlessly clean, and all of the towels and linens were of top quality, giving the apartment a really lovely homely and cosy feel. Unfortunately there weren't any bathrobes provided in the bedroom wardrobe as advertised, but these may have been sent to the launderette the morning of check-in after the former guests had checked out. The location was absolutely fantastic, only a 10 minute walk from Waverley Bridge via Prince's Street Gardens, and about 5 minutes from the Castle and the Royal Mile. There are plenty of supermarkets and takeaways within walking distance. The apartment is safe and secure. Last but not least, the view of the Castle from the large living room windows was absolutely incredible, and a perfectly good reason alone to stay in this apartment! I would love to return someday and would highly recommend staying here. Thanks Kitty!

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Liked best: Everything was great but especially the view!
Liked least: No bathrobes provided
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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pedalmeta...
West Des Moines, Iowa
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Incredible Flat and incredible town....”
Reviewed 25 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We arrived in Edinburgh and Kitty's directions that she sent prior to our arrival were "spot on". Kitty was traveling at the time & was unable to meet us, but she had an assistant greet us and show us to our flat. It was beautiful with an incredible view of the castle as advertised ! It was clean,well decorated, all necessary kitchen needs, including a dual washing and dryer machine. Everything was "as advertised" by this site. Not knowing the area, we came to realize what a great location we had at Terrace Castle! You are a very short, yet hilly climb to the castle, a 4-5 block walk to bus stops. It will cost you 1.5 Brit pounds to ride a bus to Waverely station or you can walk the 3/4 mile to the station. You are next door to one of Edinburgh's top rated restaurants, "Castle Terrace" and an excellent Italian restaurant as well. If you wish to cook, you have a grocery store 1 block away. You do have to walk 2-3 short flight of steps so be forewarned. I personally do not see that as a negative as you are there to walk and see the sites- if you can't handle those steps you won't be able to handle this beautiful city and all of it's treasures. I do have to mention how comfortable that bed is-wow! Thanks so much, Kitty, you came thru!

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Liked best: It's cuteness and location
Liked least: It was all good!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
28 Jul 2015
Thank you so much for this lovely review! I am so glad you had an enjoyable stay. Please come again! Kitty
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Higgos
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Excellent Location for a visit to Edinburgh”
Reviewed 3 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We stayed her for 5 nights ant the end of June. It is a very nice little apartment extremely well located. Minutes walk to Grassmarket, Edinburgh Castle, Royal Mile, Prince Street and others. About 10 minutes to Haymarket Station and 15 to Waverley station. We had a great time here - very comfortable apartment. In the immediate vicinity (less than 5 minutes walk) there are several nice pubs and restaurants, a supermarket, barbers, and specialist shops. Would happily recommend this to anyone staying in Edinburgh for a few days. It is near a bus route as well. One thing to be aware of - it is on the 3rd floor of a heritage building and there are no lifts. The stairs are not onerous, and the owner met us and helped carry our bags up on arrival.

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Liked best: The location is brilliant for an Edinburgh holiday
Liked least: The stairs, but we quickly got used to them
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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MollyD195...
Boblingen, Germany
2 reviews
“Relaxing”
Reviewed 3 June 2015 for a stay in March 2015

The view of the castle was breath taking. Kitty was very informative of getting around Edinburgh and places to visit. The flat was very comfortable. It had everything that one would need. Each night I would relax and have the view of the castle. Location fantastic. Edinburgh is a walkable city. Kitty had everything one would need to spend a fun filled and relaxing weekend. Restaurants are within walking distance to the flat also. Tram from airport to flat is a five minute walk. Thanks for everything Kitty. I plan to return for more exploring.

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Liked best: Peacefulness of the flat. Quiet in the evening.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Solo
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Jun 2015
So glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Edinburgh, and thank you for your kind comments Mary. Look forward to seeing you again soon I hope. Best wishes, Kitty
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