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Storytelling Apartment Perfectly Located on Edinburgh's Royal Mile, the Old Town

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Last updated: 07/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Edinburgh apartment description

Our self catering Storytelling Apartment (Visit Scotland 4 star), distinctly Scottish in nature is situated right in the centre of things on Edinburgh's Royal Mile - the heart of the historic Old Town. A great base to explore Scotland's capital city. The main attractions – The Castle is a 10 minute walk up the Mile and Holyrood is 10 minutes down. You do not need a car when based here.
The flat comprises a comfortable lounge (with sofa bed) overlooking the Royal Mile, a luxurious double bedroom, brand new shower room and separate fully equipped kitchen. Ideally suited to 2 people the apartment is an excellent base for a romantic weekend however with sofa bed it can accommodate up to 4. Please note the apartment is on the 2nd floor (US 3rd) in a traditional tenement and there is not a lift.
Included in the price are all taxes, electricity and gas, bed linen, towels, internet broadband access and a welcome basket with wine, tea, coffee, milk, sugar, croissant.


The Storytelling Apartment is the ideal Edinburgh festival flat. Like the city itself it is compact but full of memorable features. Set in a traditional stone-built tenement on the Royal Mile, it retains a distinctly Scottish flavour with modern additions designed to help you relax. So you can visit Edinburgh attractions Holyrood Palace and Edinburgh Castle on foot then drink in the atmosphere of the Royal Mile from your window seat.

Where is Edinburgh’s Storytelling Apartment? You’ll find our luxury flat in the centre of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town. It’s the perfect location for a Scottish holiday or base to explore Edinburgh. Many of the best attractions in Edinburgh are less than 20 minutes’ walk from the Storytelling Apartment which sits halfway between Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 34 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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          • Our luxurious bedroom comes complete with double bed and antique pine side tables and wardrobe. An over head ceiling fan provides added ventilation in the summer if needed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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          • A functional fully tiled shower room. Please note we do not have a bath....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The flat is ideally suited for 2 but with the sofa bed can accommodate 4....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Books For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Video Library
              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Books For Adults
              • Games
              • MP3 Dock

              Theme

              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Churches
              • Duty Free Shops
              • Library
              • Zoo

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat

              Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Town

              sports and adventure activities

              • Cycling
              • Golf

              Arrival Day

                  • Flexible

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Iron & Board
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Fireplace
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Security System
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Clothes Dryer:

                            We provide a drying rack....moreless

                          • Living Room:

                            The living room has a window seat overlooking the Royal Mile...perfect for people watching....moreless

                          Kitchen

                          • Freezer
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Toaster
                          • Grill
                          • Kitchenette
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Kitchen
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker:

                            Coffee, tea and sugar provided along with an electric kettle and a French Press...moreless

                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Rental rates quoted in: £
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Winter 2014
                          Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          £110 £110
                          £699
                          Spring 2014
                          May 1 - Jul 31, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          £120 £120
                          £799
                          August Festivals 2014
                          Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          £175 £175
                          £1,165
                          Autumn Winter 2014
                          Sep 1 - Dec 21, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          £120 £120
                          £799
                          Hogmanay 2015
                          Dec 22 - Jan 5, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          £175 £175
                          £1,165
                          Winter 2015
                          Jan 6 - Apr 30, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          £110 £110
                          £699
                          Spring 2015
                          May 1 - Jul 31, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          £120 £120
                          £799
                          August Festivals 2015
                          Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          £175 £175
                          £1,165

                          Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (£) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.


                          Additional information about rental rates:

                          We take a 30% deposit upon booking with the balance due 6 weeks before date booking commences. We take online payments on our website, using a secure, world-class, Scottish built system called SuperControl.
                          Minimum 5 night stay for Hogmanay (New Year) Minimum 5 night stay during August unless there is a small window of available nights.
                          SPECIAL Winter Spring 2015 OFFER: January, February and March 2015 we offer 3 nights for the price of 2 (or 4 nights for 3, etc) when you book directly with us. RBS 6 Nations Rugby weekends 2015: minimum 3 night stay - please send us an inquiry.

                          Always make sure to call the number on the listing to confirm payment details.
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                          Last updated: 07/25/2014
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                          Location

                          8 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Edinburgh
                          14 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Rosyth
                          200 Metres
                          Nearest Train
                          Edinburgh Waverley
                          10 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          3.5 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Portobello Beach
                          10 Metres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          No 1
                          6 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Loanhead Leisure Centre - dry ski slope
                          54 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Gleneagles Hotel & Gold
                          75 Metres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Wedgewood

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Scotland’s capital is one of the most beautiful and atmospheric cities in the world with the Castle dominating our incredible skyline. The Royal Mile, where our flat is located, is right in the centre of the Old Town - the medieval centre of Edinburgh and an absolutely perfect place from which to explore our breathtaking City. The Castle is a 10 minute walk away. Both the Old Town and the Georgian New Town Edinburgh offers you an amazing range of architectural and cultural experiences.

                          Step out your front door and step back in time. Explore the nooks and crannies of the Royal Mile and you’ll be amazed what you discover - from Mary Kings Close to the contemporary architecture of the Scottish Poetry Library.

                          The city buzzes in August with a plethora of arts and cultural festivals. There is literally something for everyone from classical ballet to juggling street performers.

                          An ideal place for a short break or having visited we’re sure you will want to come back for a longer period.

                           

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                          Photos

                          • Storytelling bedroom

                            Storytelling bedroom

                          • Relaxing, cosy lounge for your Edinburgh vacation

                            Relaxing, cosy lounge for your Edinburgh vacation

                          • Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher

                            Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher

                          • Enjoy a dram of Scotch Malt Whisky

                            Enjoy a dram of Scotch Malt Whisky

                          • John Knox House inscription

                            John Knox House inscription

                          • An Edinburgh Close

                            An Edinburgh Close

                          • View of the Royal Mile from the window seat

                            View of the Royal Mile from the window seat

                          • The Royal Mile and Bank of Scotland headquarters

                            The Royal Mile and Bank of Scotland headquarters

                          • Edinburgh Castle from Arthur's Seat

                            Edinburgh Castle from Arthur's Seat

                          • View of Princes Street from Calton Hill

                            View of Princes Street from Calton Hill

                          • Usher Hall hosts musical talent

                            Usher Hall hosts musical talent

                          • Edinburgh Hogmanay fireworks

                            Edinburgh Hogmanay fireworks

                          • Storytelling Lounge

                            Storytelling Lounge

                          • Scottish DVDs, CDs and books for entertainment

                            Scottish DVDs, CDs and books for entertainment

                          • Scottish thistles

                            Scottish thistles

                          • Shelves stocked with Scottish authors

                            Shelves stocked with Scottish authors

                          • The Storytelling facade

                            The Storytelling facade

                          • Tartan windows on the Royal Mile

                            Tartan windows on the Royal Mile

                          • Royal Mile apartment built in 1873

                            Royal Mile apartment built in 1873

                          • Edinburgh Castle in the spring

                            Edinburgh Castle in the spring

                          • Edinburgh Castle from the Grassmarket

                            Edinburgh Castle from the Grassmarket

                          • Edinburgh is a thriving city

                            Edinburgh is a thriving city

                          • Edinburgh Fringe Festival crowd

                            Edinburgh Fringe Festival crowd

                          • Festival Season on Princess Street

                            Festival Season on Princess Street

                          £110 - £175 per night (GBP)
                          49

                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 07/25/14
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