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47 reviews
Apartment block with the castle in the background
View of the castle from the apartment block
Festival fireworks on your doorstep!
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Edinburgh, Scotland

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Lydia D
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent apartment in a great location.”
Reviewed 18 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We stayed for a week during the Edinburgh Festival and found everything within walking distance: Fringe venues, restaurants, pubs, supermarket, etc.
The flat itself is cosy, quiet and secure and made for an excellent stay!
Definitely highly recommended.

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gd32
Canberra, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Perfect”
Reviewed 13 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

The apartment has everything mentioned in the ad and the owner Alexis made me feel welcome on arrival. She was also easy to correspond with prior to my check in - gave easy instructions and answered any questions I had. The apartment is clean and modern, within walking distance to many attractions and just down the street from the Grassmarket area where there are lots of places to eat/drink are. As a solo traveller, I felt safe. Was a quiet area and had a great view of the castle. Would definitely stay here again when in Edinburgh

Travelling group: Solo Traveller
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Liz M
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
“Fantastic Apartment, perfect location!”
Reviewed 18 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

This beautifully furnished apartment not only offered style but with some lovely homely touches. It's location, was perfect, just steps from The Grassmarket, next to some lovely bars and restaurants.
Alexis, the owner, met us, and made us feel welcome straight away. She had left us a lovely welcome pack of food and drink plus an extra bottle of bubbly to celebrate our wedding!
Would definately recommend to anybody wanting to explore the wonderful city of Edinburgh!

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899Meg37
Stonehouse, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“Great location, cosy and comfortable”
Reviewed 21 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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Just the best location, great close up view of castle. Close to the centre and royal mile, handy for shops and cafés a good place across the road with friendly owners excellent coffee and breakfast. It was a wet day when we arrived but Alexis was very welcoming and provided us with some groceries to get us started. The flat is very comfortable with all mod cons for an enjoyable stay,we were there for eight nights and slept well each night the flat helped us to discover the beauty of Edinburgh.

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Liked best: The location
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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Delphine...
San Francisco, California
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“Loved this cute place”
Reviewed 5 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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We stayed for a few days at Alexis' apt. The place was perfect and was a cozy place to stay. It is central to many of the tourist sites ( just 1 block from Grassmarket) including a lot of the restaurants The kitchen is fully stocked, bed was soft and comfortable, and apt was quiet and well decorated. Just of note, the windows face the outside walkway, but there really wasn't many people that walked past since it is at the end of the hall.

Good wifi internet connection and while we didn't use the TV, it seemed to have a lot of channels. Alexis was awesome, met us when we checked in, and had left us with crackers, cookies, milk, coffee and tea as a welcome gift which we really appreciated. Public transport and grocery story near by.

Definitely recommend for people to stay here!.

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