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Atholl Brae Royal Mile
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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“Lovely Flat great location”
Reviewed 10 December 2012

Stayed at the apartment for a mid week shopping trip, couldn`t have been better, this was the third year we`ve been and every time it impresses. Liz the owner is very friendly and makes sure the place is always clean and comfortable.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with friends
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Lizzie26, Owner at Atholl Brae Royal Mile, responded to this review, 26 December 2012
Thanks tons for taking the time to post a review. We very much appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming you back to Edinburgh. All the very best for now. Liz & co.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 November 2012

We had a lovely stay in this well equipped, very clean apartment.Even with the 6 of us (2 adults, 4 kids) it still felt spacious.It was so handy for Princes Street and The Royal Mile in fact for all of Edinburgh and close to the station if you wanted to travel further afield.The parking space is a real asset too as Edinburgh is a real nightmare for parking.
It's the little touches too that makes this a special place to stay like a chilled bottle of fizz in the fridge, tea, coffee, milk and some yummy shortbread.Games and dvds and lots of information on what to see and do in Edinburgh.
Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this apartment and we will definitely return here. Thankyou!

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled with family
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Lizzie26, Owner at Atholl Brae Royal Mile, responded to this review, 26 December 2012
Hello there
Thanks a lot for your review and recommendations. We very much value guest feedback and look forward to welcoming you back.
All the very best
Liz & co
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 12 November 2012

We stayed for 8 nights in the ground floor apartment and enjoyed it very much!It really became our home away from home for the holiday! The apartment is very spacious and the fact that it's very well equipped (from the appliances, to the books / games / dvd's) gives it a real homely feel. Location wise it's also great. It's very close to everything being in the old centre, but at the same time on a quiet part of the royal mile which ensures a good night rest. Before our arrival I was in touch with the owner (Liz), who was very helpful in giving tips for our visit. Finding shortbread and bubbles in the fridge upon arrival really completed the whole experience! :)

I haven't seen the other apartment offered (on the 1st floor), but the ground floor apartment was very light! I would highly recommend this apartment to any of my friends / family travelling with more than 2 people as it's great value for money!

Room Tip: The ground floor apartment gets a lot of daylight, so I guess it's just as good a pick as the 1s...
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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with family
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Lizzie26, Owner at Atholl Brae Royal Mile, responded to this review, 26 December 2012
Thank you for posting!
Home away from home, is just what we aim for - a bit like staying in the very comfortable apartment of a good friend.
We hope to welcome you back to Edinburgh soon.
All the very best for now
Liz & co
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

Really lovely. The location is so convenient. The parking was a great bonus as we had a car but it's so convenient for the station too. Flat was lovely and clean and modern. Having two bathrooms was really nice. Would definitely stay again. Thank you

  • Stayed October 2012
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Lizzie26, Owner at Atholl Brae Royal Mile, responded to this review, 9 November 2012
Thanks tons for taking the time to post a review. We look forward to welcomng you back to Edinburgh. Kind regards. Liz
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

We really enjoyed our stay at the appartment - the location is excellent, both for the train station and for exploring. Agree with other reviews that it felt like a home from home. Would definately stay again.

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled with family
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Lizzie26, Owner at Atholl Brae Royal Mile, responded to this review, 9 November 2012
We are all really please that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for choosing to stay at Atholl Brae. Kind regards and very best wishes - we look forward to welcoming you back. Liz
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Reviewed 3 November 2012

From the moment I phoned to ask about the apartment, Liz was a wonderful help: friendly, accommodating, with lots of advice and attention paid to detail. The location is superb, just a couple of minutes walk from the Royal Mile. Far more spacious and homely than going for the hotel option. We are really glad we booked it.

  • Stayed October 2012
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Lizzie26, Owner at Atholl Brae Royal Mile, responded to this review, 9 November 2012
Thank you for that lovely review - we're really glad you all enjoyed your stay.
Haste ye back!
Liz & co
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 October 2012

Enjoyed our stay at this apartment, very central and a great asset to have free parking in the underground car park. The apartment was very clean and well stocked with tea, coffee, dishwasher tablets, etc. We had a restful sleep in the comfortable beds, all in all a 'home away from home!'

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with family
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Lizzie26, Owner at Atholl Brae Royal Mile, responded to this review, 29 October 2012
Thank you for posting your very positive review. We try very hard to keep our guests happy and it's great to get posiitve feedback. All the very best. Liz & co
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Property: Atholl Brae Royal Mile
Address: Flat 6 1 Old Tolbooth Wynd, Edinburgh EH8 8EQ, Scotland
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Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 205 Speciality Lodging in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Atholl Brae Royal Mile 4*
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxury, 4 star Visit Scotland accredited, apartments, right in the heart of the historic Royal Mile, in Edinburgh's Old Town. - Blair Angus has fully level, disabled access to ground floor apartment which is now separately listed, on our partner sites - Atholl Brae is our first floor apartment - up a short flight of stairs from street level. Both apartments can also be booked through our own web-site - see details above , at the top of this listing. We guarantee the best price through our web-site. 2 Very beautiful apartments in an ideal location - OK, yes, we're VERY biased. We are only 2 minutes walk from the Royal Mile, 7 minutes walk from the train station. Within a modern luxury block, the apartments overlook a beautiful courtyard - a luxury oasis, just off the hustle and bustle of the Royal Mile. Secure underground parking behind a roller door, off the street. Wi-fi included. Our prices are per apartment, not per person. Each apartment will accommodate 4 in luxury, or up to 5 plus a baby in comfort. Our best rates are for stays of one week or more. We will also be delighted to help you plan your stay in Edinburgh, if you wish; we're good at welcoming and friendly, personal service. Our ground floor apartment is disabled friendly. Welcome to Edinburgh! ... more   less 
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