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“Right in the heart of the Old Town”
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EDINBURGH CASTLE
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Bedroom 1 (double)
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VICTORIA STREET just off the GRASSMARKET
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EDINBURGH CASTLE
EDINBURGH CASTLE
GRANNYS GREEN STEPS
CHRISTMAS ON THE ROYAL MILE
CHRISTMAS TIME - THE DOME IN GEORGE STREET, EDINBURGH.
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Condo/Apartment -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Edinburgh, Scotland

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taswombat...
Hobart, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Right in the heart of the Old Town”
Reviewed 17 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

This very comfortable three bedroom apartment is right in the centre of Edinburgh which meant that everything was in easy walking distance - so much so that we could pop back to the apartment for lunch and a rest before heading out to view more. The apartment was very well-equipped and Iris very kindly provided tea, coffee, milk and biscuits for when we arrived after a long bus journey. The only slight drawback was the lack of wifi at the apartment but we soon found other spots close by (like the excellent National Museum) where it was freely provided. Because it was literally right on the Grassmarket we were slightly concerned that it would be very noisy at night but for the 6 nights we stayed we were not troubled by noise at all.

Date of stay: June 2016
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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Lack of wifi
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
18 Jun 2016
Many thanks for writing a review for your recent stay. Good to hear you all enjoyed a comfortable stay, plus being very central, worked well for you. You possibly didn't notice when booking that wifi was not provided but glad you managed to get it at some hotspots - shops, restaurants and library.
Thank you again for your booking.
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Susan B
Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Comfortable apartment in very central Edinburgh”
Reviewed 4 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Great central location, nice apartment - clean and well appointed. Beds were comfortable, shops nearby for food or plenty of nearby restaurants.

Date of stay: June 2016
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Liked least: Bit noisy at night because of location.
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
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Management Response
5 Jun 2016
Very kind of you to write a review for your recent stay. I know it was a quick visit and pleased to hear the apartment was to your liking and you managed to check out the University and more.
Thank you again for you booking.
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Alastair...
1 review
“Edinburgh Marathon Festival Visit”
Reviewed 2 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016

What a fantastic apartment. Ideally located for the the Marathon Festival and sight seeing of Edinburgh.
The apartment is spacious and was very clean. The photo's don't do it justice. It is a lot bigger and better. Iris the owner was great, right from the start of the booking, to meeting at the apartment and upon leaving.
I can't recommend this apartment enough for anybody looking for somewhere to stay to see the sights of Edinburgh.
Thank you Iris, we had a lovely weekend of running at the Festival.

Date of stay: May 2016
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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
5 Jun 2016
What a lovely review, thank you. I will try to take photos to show apartment in a better light - thank you for your nice comments.
Pleased everyone had a comfortable stay.
The weather has been glorious - ideal for your marathon and sight seeing - very central to get around as you mentioned.
Many thanks again for your booking and happy ALL had a super time.
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Lauren S
Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
“Perfect location and spacious apartment”
Reviewed 25 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this apartment. The location was perfect and the apartment was very clean and comfortable. Iris was a friendly host and very accommodating. We had everything we needed and would definitely recommend.

Date of stay: May 2016
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
26 May 2016
Many thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review, very much appreciated.
I'm pleased everyone had a comfortable stay and enjoyed their visit to Edinburgh.
Thank you once again for your booking.
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julioe268
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Level 5 Contributor
89 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed 16 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

This is a rare combination of amazing apartment in a excelente location. Iris is an amazing host and extremely helpful.

Date of stay: May 2016
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Travelling group: Com amigos
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
17 May 2016
Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience of your recent stay - pleased you enjoyed the apartment and the sites of Edinburgh - and the sun shine too.
Thank you for your booking.
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404bernie
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely apartment in a wonderful location”
Reviewed 27 February 2016 for a stay in January 2016

We stayed here with our 3 children for 2 nights in January and had such a lovely stay. The apartment is warm and cosy and the location is superb with lots of nice eateries and shops close by as well as all the main sites. The Sainsbury supermarket just up the road was also very handy. We got the bus in to central Edinburgh from the airport and walked to the apartment and everywhere we visited in Edinburgh was within easy walking distance. Iris is a lovely host and was lovely to deal with. Many thanks, Bernie

Date of stay: January 2016
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
29 Feb 2016
Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to write a review. Also pleased everyone enjoyed their stay at the apartment and visiting Edinburgh. As you say, the location is perfect for getting to the sites - you all had a very, busy time.
Thank you again for your booking.
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willmunda...
Bracknell, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Highly Recommended”
Reviewed 15 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Really super ground floor apartment with secure entry and with windows that overlook the Grassmarket. Iris is lovely lady and was excellent to deal with and properly helpful on our arrival day. Thank you so much! Highly Recommended.

Date of stay: August 2015
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
17 Sep 2015
So pleased to hear you were happy with the apartment. As you were here Festival time - it is nice to have the street performers right out side in the Grassmarket, plus not far for all other events going on.
Thank you once again for writing a lovely review - much appreciated. It was lovely to meet everyone and glad you enjoyed your time in Edinburgh.
Many thanks for your booking.
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