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“Brilliant location.”
Dunbar's Close gardens behind the apartment
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Dunbar's Close gardens behind the apartment
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43 reviews
Dunbar's Close gardens behind the apartment
Looking down Royal Mile towards the apartment
Well equiped kitchen
Warm stylish modern bathroom
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Bright South Facing Living Room
Make yourself an espresso...
...settle back and relax
Quiet bedroom overlooking gardens
Minutes walk from the large Holyrood Park
Entrance to Dunbar's Close Gardens
Inside Dunbar's Close gardens
view of the apartment from the gardens
The front of the apartments on the Royal Mile
the Queen's palace at Holyrood, just down the road
View from the apartment window
View of Arthurs Seat taken from the rear of the apartment
Looking down on Holyrood from Arthurs Seat
View from the bedroom
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Edinburgh, Scotland

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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Liked best: Location.
Liked least: The stairs to the apartment
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013

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Liked best: Location, attention to detail, decoration,home from home
Travelling group: Friends
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maxfuryia
Manchester
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7 reviews
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“Great apartment in a great location”
Reviewed 12 February 2013 for a stay in January 2013

We stayed two nights and found the apartment to be perfect. Everything was very clean and the apartment was very well equipped. Thank you for the bottle of Bucks Fizz! :) It's located opposite a Starbucks and situated on the Royal Mile itself. 10 minutes walk from Edinburgh Waverley Station.

During our stay we visited The National Museum of Scotland which was within walking distance, the museum is free but you can pay to see the current exhibitions. Everything you need is situated within close walking distance. The castle is only 15 minutes walk away and there's a Tesco express 2 minutes walk away.

The best meal we had during our stay was at "Whiski" - they do a great Haggis and Vegetarian Haggis stack with whisky gravy, the place itself is a pub/bar type venue but the food is of a much higher quality than you'd normally come to expect from a pub.

Overall - a perfect apartment in a great location.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 18-24
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ClaesRoc
Rochester
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31 reviews
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“Comfortable apartment on the Royal Mile”
Reviewed 4 January 2013 for a stay in October 2012

Compact place with everything there. Small but nice bedroom. Perfect bathroom. Kitchen with all you need for a short stay including a real espresso machine. Great location - walking distance from Waverley station.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Three flights of stairs
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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rcarr0ll
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic apartment - perfect for visiting Edinburgh”
Reviewed 18 December 2012 for a stay in November 2012

We stayed in the Secret Garden Apartment at the beginning of November for a week. Sandra was really helpful, both before arrival and on the day we arrived, even leaving us a surprise bottle of champagne as we were there for a 30th birthday. The apartment is small, but perfect for a couple and has everything you need, whether you're staying for a weekend or longer. The view form the bedroom is stunning and the apartment is perfectly placed on the Royal Mile. It really was up to an exceptional standard and we would definitely stay here again. We've recommended the apartment to others.

My only warning would be that there's quite a few stairs to climb, not a problem for us but it would be a problem if you had any difficulties with stairs.

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Liked best: Cleanliness, location, view, cosy, Sandra!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Manchester
Reviewed 27 November 2012 for a stay in November 2012

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Liked best: Everything - the location was great and apartment was cosy
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012

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Liked best: Location, quality in finish of the apartment
Liked least: The stairs up to the apartment don't do it justice!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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