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Attic Flat Edinburgh Old Town

87 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
1 Bedroom Apartment in the attic (access by stairs) of one of the two old poorhouses of Edinburgh's Old Town dating from 1740. Beautiful city skyline views to the Castle, town and Calton Hill. Overlooks Greyfriars Kirk. Recently refurbished. Modern, practical and comfortable furnishings.Towels and Linen provided Gas Central heating Washing Machine (in a cupboard outside the flat) Iron and Ironing board Access to internet: Wifi (free) Laptop availableExterior Historic tenement building in Old Town, central and lively location. Close to the University and museums. Near shops, restaurants and bars. Shared garden. Secure entry system.Parking: Metered Parking. Paid secure off-street parking nearby. Distance Edinburgh Castle 650m (0.4mi) Princes St 900m (0.6mi) National Museum 130m Royal Mile (S...1 Bedroom Apartment in the attic (access by stairs) of one of the two old poorhouses of Edinburgh's Old Town dating from 1740. Beautiful city skyline views to the Castle, town and Calton Hill. Overlooks Greyfriars Kirk. Recently refurbished. Modern, practical and comfortable furnishings.Towels and Linen provided Gas Central heating Washing Machine (in a cupboard outside the flat) Iron and Ironing board Access to internet: Wifi (free) Laptop availableExterior Historic tenement building in Old Town, central and lively location. Close to the University and museums. Near shops, restaurants and bars. Shared garden. Secure entry system.Parking: Metered Parking. Paid secure off-street parking nearby. Distance Edinburgh Castle 650m (0.4mi) Princes St 900m (0.6mi) National Museum 130m Royal Mile (St. Giles Cathedral) 450m (0.3mi) Parliament/Holyrood House/Park 1.6km (1mi)Other Distances Banking Machine 130m Restaurant 140m Bus Stop 60m Airport Bus (Waverley) 1km (0.6mi) Train Station (Waverley) 1km (0.6mi)More
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About the Owner
Graham P
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2011
Interaction with guests
We usually arrange to meet you with the keys and show you around the flats. We also show you where the local shops and the restaurants/cafés are. There are lots of guides in the flat too.
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Reviewed 13 June 2019

Our first time ever in Edinburgh, this flat was close to everything! Very convenient location and a wonderful place to stay! Graham and Jane were very accommodating. Yes, there are a lot of steps, but the accommodations, view, and value make it well worth the...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank texansteve
Graham51_12, VR Owner at Attic Flat Edinburgh Old Town, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review Steve it was a pleasure to have you staying.

Reviewed 31 May 2019 via mobile

We were in Edinburgh to run the marathon and this apartment was just a minute’s walk from the start line so perfect for us! Communication was excellent right from initial enquiries and Graham was there to meet us at 10pm to go through the apartment...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Belinda C
Graham51_12, VR Owner at Attic Flat Edinburgh Old Town, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2019

Thanks Belinda for your great review and yes when you have 26 miles to run it's great when you are only 400m from the start. Well done on running it and glad you enjoyed your stay!

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Reviewed 10 January 2019

Absolutely wonderful. The perfect flat for a trip to amazing Edinburgh. We would love to come back. Would definitely recommend!

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank 973nicoh
Graham51_12, VR Owner at Attic Flat Edinburgh Old Town, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2019

Thanks very much nico we would love to have you back

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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: December 2018
Graham51_12, VR Owner at Attic Flat Edinburgh Old Town, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2019

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Reviewed 26 October 2018

This flat was absolutely perfect for my daughter and myself. Overlooking Greyfriars abbey, central to all the top Edinburgh attractions, this was a fantastic find and has everything I look for in a rental. The only drawback would be for persons with mobility issues as...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Graham51_12, VR Owner at Attic Flat Edinburgh Old Town, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2019

Thanks for your great review. Only new flats will have lifts all the old tenements have stairs sadly.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Dryer
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Iron
Hairdryer
Stereo System
TV
Shared Garden
Good Nightlife
Microwave
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Additional amenities & feature info
Living room with gas fire, 1 double sofa bed, Freeview TV, DVD and Radio/CD/MP3 player. Small dining area for 2. Access to the shared garden. Open kitchen (ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, toaster and kettle). Small utility room with washing machine. 1 Bedroom with 1 double bed and velux roof light.1 Shower/WC with heated towel rail
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About the neighbourhood
The flat overlooks Greyfriar's Kirkyard which is the graveyard for many famous Scots including George Heriot founder of the school next door to Greyfriar's, James Craig, designer of Edinburgh's New Town, and most notably Greyfriar's Bobby the loyal Skye Terrier who kept a 14 year vigil on his masters grave, both dog and his master, John Gray are bured here. The Old Town is dominated by Edinburgh Castle which can be seen from the flat. The area has many cultural attractions and is home to many theatres, galleries and parks. The flat is near to the Meadows only 2 mins walk away. There is the Museum of Scotland just over the road which is both educational and entertaining.
Getting around
You don't need a car to get to the flat or to get around Edinburgh. Everything is within walking distance. If you do bring a car just park in NCP Quartermile and leave it there.
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