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Apartment block with the castle in the background
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Edinburgh, Scotland

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shalder
shatland
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“what a find”
Reviewed 11 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014

WOW- what a great place in the heart of Edinburgh. It's got everything you need for a relaxing time in the busy city. Alexis couldn't have been more helpful - the welcoming grocery pack and the heating turned on to make it all cosy on a winter's evening. We certainly plan to be back at this appartment.

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Liked best: everything there and quiet
Liked least: it was all good
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
19 Feb 2014
Thank you so much for the fantastic review!
I'm so pleased you enjoyed your break and the apartment had everything you needed. It sounds like we might be seeing you again... I look forward to it!
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Shauna M
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Cozy Getaway”
Reviewed 7 January 2014 for a stay in December 2013

Wonderful stay! Alexis was very quick to respond and answered all of my question before arriving. She worked with us on early arrival and late departure. I had mentioned to her that my boyfriend and I were finally seeing each other after a year and she had a bottle of fizz waiting for us. The apartment was so cozy and the decor was great! The fully stocked kitchen made it very simple to make breakfast every morning. The location was amazing, right in the heart of the city, but tucked away off the road. Everything is within walking distance and you have a view of the castle right as you step out of the door. Wouldn't change a single detail about the experience.

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Liked best: Location and decor
Liked least: I loved every bit of it
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
19 Feb 2014
Thank you for the lovely review!
I felt really quite honoured that you had chosen our apartment to spend such an important and exciting few days! I'm delighted it didn't disappoint. Come back any time :-)
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Hannah P
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Luxurious, quirky gem in heart of grassmarket”
Reviewed 6 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013

From start to finish our stay in this apartment was 5 star. Alexis allowed an early check in and was extremely welcoming and informative upon arrival and had provided a few basic groceries so least we could have a cuppa and biscuit on arrival! The apartment itself is stunning, quirky stylish fixtures and fittings, beautiful colours and furnishings, we have taken inspiration for our own home! Kitchen has all you need to cook meals, excellent shower, bedding and towels soft and luxurious and smelt incredible! The apartment was so lovely and cosy in the freezing weather and heating easy to control. Location perfect right in heart of grassmarket, walking distance into town, stunning view of castle from kitchen window, very quiet at night time and very well maintained communal gardens in the block.

At the end of our visit we were unable to travel home due to train cancellations. Alexis was so helpful and allowed us to stay an extra night. This was a life saver !!

Perfect place to stay for any occasion. Would love to return on next visit. Very reasonable nightly price for such a high standard of accommodation.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
9 Dec 2013
Thank you so much, we really appreciate you taking the time to leave such lovely review. Your welcome back anytime!
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Michael-B...
Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
“Excellent choice for longer stays - location, view, service all outstanding”
Reviewed 2 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013

This is an excellent choice if you are staying for a longer stay. The location is very central to all sights in Edinburgh and the service from the management team was superb.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
9 Dec 2013
So pleased you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I hope to see you both again in the future.
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Perthshir...
Perthshire
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Perfect little flat in the heart of Edinburgh.”
Reviewed 24 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013
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We just spent two nights in this lovely fresh, clean and newly refurbished apartment. The fixtures and fittings are quirky and to the highest specification - far better than anyone would expect in a rental property. It's very close to the Grassmarket but situated at the back of the securely gated quadrangle, so there is no noise from the road. With well tended gardens and a spectacular view of Edinburgh Castle from the kitchen window and the balconied walkway outside, the setting is breathtaking!
Alexis was so helpful and patiently explained how to work the security gates which was very straightforward.
The flat is within easy walking distance of the Castle, the Royal Mile, Princes Street and the National Museum of Scotland and if you don't want to cook there are plenty of restaurants,cafes and pubs nearby in the Grassmarket .
A perfect place for a romantic weekend, a business trip or a base to explore Edinburgh and surrounding area. We will definitely go back.

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Liked best: The location and decor.
Liked least: I have nothing negative to say about this flat.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
26 Sep 2013
Thank you so much for the fabulous review and for leaving the apartment so clean and tidy, you practically did my job for me! Your welcome back any time!
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Nanchu201...
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016
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Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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