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Greyfriars 2: quiet Edinburgh City Centre retreat

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Living area with a sofa that converts in to a double bed
Very good
5 reviews
Living area with a sofa that converts in to a double bed
Living area with a sofa that converts in to a double bed
The dining area
The window seat, which overlooks the quiet cul-de-sac
Bedroom with standard double bed
Another view of the bedroom
The kitchen, which includes a dishwasher
Bathroom with bathtub and shower over
Feature mirror
A corner of the living-room, and a view of the kitchen
A corner of the living-room
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
Edinburgh, Scotland
A bright, centrally located one-bedroom apartment (sleeps 1–4) on the first floor of an architecturally significant building (B-listed) on Forrest Hill, a quiet lane off Forrest Road and George IV Bridge, close to the historic Royal Mile and within easy walking distance of the major tourist attractions, festival venues, shops, nightlife and transport connections.

NOTE: The prices listed are indicative only and we often have discounts available so please get in touch for a quote by clicking 'Send Message'.

This property is a centrally located one-bedroom apartment on the first floor of an architecturally significant building (B-listed) on Forrest Hill, a quiet lane off George IV Bridge, close to the historic Royal Mile, within easy walking distance of the major tourist attractions, festival venues, shops, nightlife and transport...
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About the Manager, Vacation Rentals Scotland
Languages spoken: German, Russian, English, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Oct 2010
Overall rating: 4.6 / 5.0
Based on 449 reviews and 30 properties
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352dee
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 23 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

This quiet flat contains everything two people might need for an enjoyable stay in Edinburgh. Everything one might need is helpfully provided, including a bottle of welcome wine and fresh milk. Highly recommended.

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GINA V
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 21 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

This is a really cute apartment with everything you need to feel cozy. It's in a great location. Short walk to to the Royal Mile and the Grassmarket area. Also, there is the National Museum of Scotland within a 2 minute walk. If you need to catch a bus, there is a bus stop within a few feet of the...

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Baltimore
Reviewed 12 March 2014 for a stay in March 2013

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Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
For the comfort of future guests, the apartment is non-smoking and pets are not allowed. The property is not suitable for party/hen/stag breaks. If the Client is part of a...
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Showing rates for up to guests.
Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
£80
£80
£350
18 Apr 2017 -
22 Jul 2017
Spring to Summer
3 nights
£107
£107
£575
23 Jul 2017 -
2 Sep 2017
Edinburgh Festivals
6 nights
£200
£200
£1,100
3 Sep 2017 -
30 Sep 2017
Summer to Autumn
3 nights
£107
£107
£575
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
The above prices are indicative and we often have discounts available so please visit: http://www.vacation-rentals-scotland.com/properties/gf2 or get in touch for a quote.

Once your booking is confirmed with us, a 25% deposit is required to confirm your booking, with the balance (75%) due 6 weeks before arrival. Payment can be made by electronic bank transfer (or, for credit/debit card payments there is a 4% surcharge).
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About the neighbourhood
The apartment is beside Greyfriars Church (built in 1620) and churchyard. There are many tales attached to Greyfriars, perhaps the most famous of which is that of Greyfriars Bobby, a faithful Skye terrier. So devoted was the dog to his master John Gray that when Gray died and was buried in Greyfriars Churchyard, Bobby kept guard over the grave for fourteen years until his own death in 1872. The dog is buried close to his master and his faithfulness is commemorated in a statue opposite the entrance to the churchyard at the junction of George IV Bridge and Candlemaker Row.

In the 18th and 19th centuries, the churchyard was a haunt of the ‘Resurrection Men’: body-snatchers who would dig up fresh corpses to sell for dissection to anatomists at the nearby medical school. You can find out mor...
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Access
Car not needed
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