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Apartment By Castle

16/4 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2PR Scotland
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Location, Location, location beside and looking directly onto historic Edinburgh Castle excellent Old Town city centre four star apartments. Each apartment sleeps four persons with lounge, double bedroom, twin bedded bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. Tastefully furnished providing modern facilities, however retaining traditional features. Nearby and within walking distance are numerous attractions, historic buildings, galleries, museums, places of interest, shops, theatres, restaurants and bars. Non Smoking accommodation. Available for short breaks, holidays or vacations anytime throughout the year.
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Julie R wrote a review Dec 2019
3 contributions3 helpful votes
Two of us stayed at this apartment in November 2019. The living room and both bedrooms look out onto one of the best views in Edinburgh - your next door neighbour is literally Edinburgh Castle! It's clean. cosy and comfortable, only a few steps from the Royal Mile, near to Waverley Station - and at this time of year Edinburgh Christmas market beside the station is magical. I have to mention the welcome basket - love this. We've stayed in 11/1 across the road which we also love. Can't wait to come back soon.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Crys wrote a review Oct 2019
Windsor, Canada59 contributions48 helpful votes
What a great apartment. Perfect setting. Great location and historic area. Our hosts were fantastic and very friendly. We came especially for the Military Tattoo. The tattoo performers marched out every night on the street below our apartment. What Wonderful and awesome sight. The apartment is very spacious, clean and the beds are very comfortable. Full working kitchen. There is also a washer/dryer. We used the washer but do not recommend the dryer. Just hand up your clothes to dry. Our hosts left a small necessity basket to get you started. Which was big help. Thank you for a wonderful opportunity.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Darren L wrote a review Jul 2019
Queenstown, Maryland493 contributions118 helpful votes
As many reviews have pointed out, this is in a great location - convenient to the castle and old town. Additionally, it is quite spacious, with a large living area and 2 large bedrooms. There were 2 couples in our party, so we did have to share the 1 bathroom, but that worked fine. There were fresh groceries and basic supplies to get us going, including cheese and crackers. Logistics wise, it is up a flight of stairs, but we managed to get large suitcases up ok. There are markets not far away, if you need more supplies (though the welcome basket did have enough for snacks and a couple breakfasts for the 4 of us). There are restaurants all around. One caution, about Edinburgh in general, there are many ups and downs as well as bridges over streets. Google Maps is 2 dimensional... so you might think you are right near something only to find it hard to get to. This was located more level with Castle/upper end of the mile, which made places along there easy to get to.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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mjjpower wrote a review Jul 2019
Silverdale, Washington280 contributions107 helpful votes
Our family of 5 stayed two nights in the Apartment by Castle. I was having trouble finding a reasonably priced apartment close into town when I stumbled upon this one! Wow is all I can say. The owners were extremely easy to communicate with and arrived at the apartment to let us in quite early in the day which was very kind. The apartment was amazing in that it is smack next to the Edinburgh Castle but it was also immaculately clean and well supplied. We found the location very easy to walk from and enjoyed many of the nearby cafes and restaurants. We would highly recommend this apartment.
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Date of stay: July 2019
Trip type: Travelled with family
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CrescoBornTraveler wrote a review Jun 2019
Albany, California6 contributions3 helpful votes
I cannot imagine a better place to stay in Edinburgh. We stayed in apartment 11/1. It is on the second level (first floor in UK context) and had everything a visitor to Edinburgh could want. It is close to all major attractions and the main train station and close to a great choice of restaurants. The front rooms are spacious and have great views of the Edinburgh Castle. All the photos on the website are accurate--it really is that awesome. The living room is large. The bedrooms are large and very quiet because they are in the back away from street noise and the beds are comfortable. The owners supplied us with coffee, tea, and breakfast options at no cost. There is a washing machine/dryer and many other useful amenities. My only advice to prospective clients is to book early because these apartments are booked up many months in advance and for good reason--the best place to stay Edinburgh.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Apartment 11/1 is large an quiet
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US$138 - US$705 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandEdinburghOld Town
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Frequently Asked Questions about Apartment By Castle
Which popular attractions are close to Apartment By Castle?
Nearby attractions include National Museum of Scotland (0.3 miles), Edinburgh Old Town (0.2 miles), and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions (0.05 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Apartment By Castle?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, books, DVDs and music available for children, and a clothes dryer.
Which room amenities are available at Apartment By Castle?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What are some restaurants close to Apartment By Castle?
Conveniently located restaurants include Makars Gourmet Mash Bar, Tupiniquim Brasil crepes, and Colonnades At The Signet Library.
Is Apartment By Castle located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the centre of Edinburgh.
Are any cleaning services offered at Apartment By Castle?
Yes, a clothes dryer and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Apartment By Castle?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Palace of Holyroodhouse (1.0 miles), The Real Mary King's Close (0.2 miles), and Gilmerton Cove (3.8 miles).