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Greyfriars Bobby with the Apartment behind
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Greyfriars Bobby with the Apartment behind
lounge
bedroom with king size bed
kitchen
kitchen
bathroom, bath and walk in shower
View of the flat and Greyfriars Kirk
View from the lounge in the evening
View from the kitchen in the morning
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Edinburgh, Scotland

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24Kelly
Milton, Ontario
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“The Best Location in Edinburgh!”
Reviewed 10 January 2012 for a stay in December 2011
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We rented this beautiful Edinburgh flat for 8 nights over the Hogmanay Celebrations. The property was immaculate (newly renovated) but still maintained some of its original historic charm. It was much more spacious than the photos would suggest.

I worried that a location right by the Castle or the Grassmarket would be better, however, this was the 'best' location to see the city. It was a 5 minute walk to the Castle or the Royal Mile in a beautiful historic neighbourhood. Everything we needed to see was within walking distance.

The flat was fully equipped. The owner, Axel, is very attentive to every detail and even provided some basic essentials like milk, juice, cheese, fruit and bread to get us started. Once we booked the property, Axel contacted us immediately and provided exceptional suggestions and service even prior to our arrival. It was like a home away from home. We would like to come back to Scotland and would definitely stay at 2 Greyfriars Place!

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Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
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Reviewed 20 December 2011 for a stay in November 2011
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Liked best: High Standard of Accommodation, cost, Owners consideration and location
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: With Friends
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LeanneM54...
Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great apartment with everything you need and a brilliant location”
Reviewed 6 December 2011 for a stay in December 2011

Recently decorated and lovely clean apartment, kitchen complete with everything you could need, it was perfect for our four day stay in Edinburgh. All attractions within walking distance so fantastic location. Owner was very helpful providing essential groceries and recommending good local restaurants. Wi-fi was also available. Definitely would recommend a stay here.

Overall great value for money and better than a Hotel!

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Liked best: Great location
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
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Simon H
St Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A well kept apartment finished to a high standard in a perfect location”
Reviewed 4 December 2011 for a stay in November 2011
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My partner and I stayed in Greyfriars Bobby Apartment for three nights in November and found it to be a comfortable and extremely well kept apartment. Located just a three minute walk from the Royal Mile, it is in the perfect base to explore the city. Axel was more than accommodating and provided us with a handy guide outlining his favourite restaurants and attractions in the area. It was by far the best place that we have stayed in Edinburgh and we will certainly be revisiting.

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Liked best: Excellent location and high-standard apartment
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 18-24
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camilleri...
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Cosy, fully equipped apartment, right in the heart of town!”
Reviewed 1 December 2011 for a stay in November 2011
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people found this review helpful

Great little apartment just off the Royal Mile, with all modern amenities and facilities one would need. Upon arrival we were greeted by Axel who kindly helped us up the two flights of stairs with our bags. He gave us a tour of the apartment showing us how appliances worked and answered any questions we had, as well as directing us to a file with details of the surrounding area, recommended restaurants/pubs etc. There were even a couple of logs to burn in the fireplace for those colder evenings! We had everything we could have needed, and were more comfortable than we would have been in most hotels.

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Liked best: Fireplace and Central Location, looking into the National Museum of Scotland!
Liked least: Nothing, perhaps could have done with a blanket for the sofa, but saying that we were warm enough with the central heating.
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
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Reviewed 18 November 2011 for a stay in September 2011
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Liked best: Location
Travelling group: Other
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2011 for a stay in October 2011
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Liked best: The fireplace
Liked least: Some noise at night from the street outside
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
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