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Old Town Two Bedroom Apartment With Castle Views

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5 guests2 bedrooms4 beds1 bath
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Our apartment is located on the corner of Castle Terrace and Grindlay street with castle views from both bedrooms.

Short walking distance to all of Edinburgh's main attractions and transports hubs.

Our apartment is ideally set-up for any kind of stay in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Castle - 5mins
Grassmarket - 5mins
University - 10mins
Edinburgh Waverely - 12mins
Princes Street - 7mins
EICC - 5mins
Festival Theatres- surrounding

As you can see from the photos, the apartment is furnished in a relaxed and charming classical home style, with top quality furnishings and fittings throughout. With stunning castle views right from your bed, a prime central Old Town location, and tasteful decor, our Grindlay Street flat is the perfect choice for visitors looking for a pleasant city break. For those lucky enough to visit during the Edinburgh Festival or bring in the New Year, you can take a seat at either bedroom window and watch the world famous firework displays above the castle.

The space
A beautiful Victorian apartment with original features which include traditional window shutters, sash and case windows, a fireplace, and crown molding. Recently renovated and beautifully decorated throughout with two bedrooms to the rear (one with a king bed, one with 2 twin beds), making for a quiet night’s sleep, one bathroom with shower and heated towel rail, a spacious living room, and fully equipped kitchen to enjoy throughout your stay. There is also a pull out sofa bed to be set-up in the living room, as well as an airbed to accommodate more guests, if required. Please note that you may be charged extra for using the sofa bed or air mattress!

Families traveling with infants will be provided a travel cot with mattress, as well as a high chair, if needed.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

Amenities

Kitchen
Wifi
TV with standard cable
Washer
Dryer
Pack ’n Play/travel crib
High chair
Hair dryer
Refrigerator
Microwave

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Location

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

The apartment is located in the 'Old Town' - right in the heart of Edinburgh.

Everywhere is walkable from this address. It is within 10 minutes walk to the Castle, Royal Mile, Grassmarket & Princes Street.

There are various supermarkets very nearby.

There are many amazing bars, restaurants and cafes all around the area. In fact, one of Tom Kitchen's (Michelin Starred) restaurants, 'Castle Terrace Restaurant', is just around the corner.

The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Usher Hall and Traverse Theatres are literally on your door step.
Three of Edinburgh's main Cinemas are within walking distance, one of which, the Filmhouse (host to the Edinburgh Film Festival) is less than a 5 minute walk away. The Filmhouse cafe also does very good lunches at a reasonable price.

Edinburgh's Old Town history dates back to the time when Malcolm III Canmore (died 1093) after building his castle, and a chapel for his wife, Queen Margaret within its walls - now the oldest building in the city.

The Abbey at Holyrood, built by her son David I, and the castle became focal points of Edinburgh and a thriving community grew along side the road between them, now known as The Royal Mile.

It was from the 1500s that the town became established as the capital of Scotland, as the inhabitants, choosing to stay in proximity to the protection of the castle, built tall narrow buildings along a stretch known as Castlehill.

The area is also a great base for exploring further afar, with easy west-of-city access to both the Forth Road Bridge/North and Glasgow/M8.

Hosted by Danielle

Joined in February 2017
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We are very excited to share our flat with you; we truly love Edinburgh and everything that it has to offer! Because we have traveled so much, we understand the importance of having somewhere to stay that’s not only convenient, but comfortable as well. We love that our flat can provide guests with such a central base to get out and explore this amazing city, while also immersing you in Edinburgh’s Old Town charm. We hope you enjoy your stay while discovering one of the best cities the world has to offer!
We are very excited to share our flat with you; we truly love Edinburgh and everything that it has to offer! Because we have traveled so much, we understand the importance of havin…
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    Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
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    No smoking
    No pets
    No parties or events
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