Ground Floor Apartment in Edinburgh Near Royal Mile, Free on Site Parking, Wi-Fi

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Last updated: 07/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This CENTRAL exceptionally clean GROUND FLOOR modern apartment (non smoking) with one bedroom, living room, separate kitchen and bathroom has every conceivable comfort and convenience for your stay. You will find a free welcome pack on your arrival to get you started. We have a selection of maps, guides, books and DVDs for your use and Wi-Fi (with a strong reliable signal) is also available free of charge together with IPOD docking and CD player. Of course all heating, bed linen, towels and cleaning etc are also included in the price quoted. (No further charges)
We provide everything you will need so there's no need to go shopping for the basics like, soap, kitchen roll, etc.
We have decided to let out our apartment to a maximum of 2 guests to ensure the best possible experience. We have therefore been able to provide a comfortable quality sofa in the living room as a sofa bed is not required. We have furnished the apartment carefully, choosing stylish quality furnishings for an enjoyable stay for our guests. The apartment is heated throughout and is lovely and warm.

As the apartment is on the ground floor there are no accessibility problems for the infirm. We also provide a 'meet and greet' service at no extra charge to ensure you have gained access to the apartment and to answer any questions you may have.

Babies under two years old
If you have your own travel cot and cot bedding you are welcome to bring your baby to stay.

Free private car parking, which is a rarity in central Edinburgh is provided for those arriving by car. There are private resident's parking bays at the apartment for which you will be given a parking permit for use during your stay. However, a car is not
necessary as all the main tourist attractions are within walking distance and Edinburgh has a fantastic regular bus service if you want to go further. Just outside the apartment there are cycle racks for any guests arriving with or hiring bicycles. We reward stays of a week or more with our offer of 7 nights for the price of 6 nights, 8 nights for price of 7 etc.

If you are flying to Edinburgh airport, the number 35 bus from the airport stops just around the corner from the apartment or you can take a taxi for £20 to £25. If coming by train, the Edinburgh Waverley train station is just 1 mile away. For those driving, you can park your car for free in the on site parking at the apartment.

Check in/check out times
The general check in time is 3pm but we are quite flexible so just ask if you want to arrive earlier.
Check out time is normally 11am but again if you need to stay a bit longer we can normally accommodate this. Please just ask us and we will try to help.


Edinburgh Palace Apartment has now been inspected by Visit Scotland (the Scottish Tourist Board) and has been awarded 3 stars under their quality assurance scheme meeting their strict criteria and only just missing out on a 4 star grading. Here are some comments from the report:
'The accommodation on offer is to a VERY GOOD STANDARD, in an ENVIABLE CENTRAL LOCATION and with the added BENEFIT OF PRIVATE PARKING, is an attractive package for the many visitors to Edinburgh'
'An EXCELLENT STANDARD OF HOUSEKEEPING is evident throughout with attention to detail in all areas'
'Furnishings of a VERY GOOD QUALITY'



Edinburgh's official City Sightseeing Tour Bus has 11 stops and takes in Edinburgh's fantastic tourist attractions. Bus stop number 10 at Abbeyhill beside the Palace is just a few minutes walk from the apartment. You can start and finish your journey at any of the 11 stops and use your ticket for 24 hours. The buses are regular and you can hop on and off as often as you wish. Here are the bus stops:

Stop 1 - Hanover Street
Stop 2 - Princes Street ( Frederick Street)
Stop 3 - Lothian Road
Stop 4 - Grassmarket
Stop 5 - Johnston Terrace
Stop 6 - Lawnmarket
Stop 7 - Chambers Street
Stop 8 - John Knox House
Stop 9 - Dynamic Earth
***Stop 10 - Queen Marys Bath House, beside Holyrood Palace, Abbeyhill***
Stop 11 - Old Royal High School

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 0

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • Children Welcome:

    A child under the age of 2 years old may stay at no extra charge if you bring your own travel cot and cot bedding....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double


  • Double bed with king size duvet, bedside cabinets. Large wardrobes with plenty space and full length mirror. Dressing table with mirror and stool....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Modern bathroom with bath and electric shower

Other Amenities

  • Facilities included in the price: (No hidden charges) Private car parking, WiFi, IPOD docking CD player binoculars welcome pack (milk, tea, coffee, sugar, biscuits etc), iron, ironing board, clothes airer, 'meet and greet' at apartment with keys, leather Sofa, 32 inch TV, DVD player, dining table and chairs, selection of books, DVDs, maps, etc, coffee table, luxurious double bed, bedside lamps, king size duvet, bed linen, spacious large wardrobe, hangers, drawers and full length mirror, dressing table, hairdryer, bath with electric shower over, Egyptian cotton hand and bath towels, toilet rolls, soap, oven, hob, washing machine, fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, toaster, cafetiere, kettle, tea towels, dish cloth, oven gloves, pots, frying pan, sieve, plates, bowls, cutlery etc, wine glasses, tumblers, cups, mugs, casserole dish, oven trays, kitchen roll, washing up liquid, washing powder, cling film, tin foil, ...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player


  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Volcano
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Ice Skating
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi, cable and USB connections...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bed linen provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Leather sofa, 32 inch TV, IPOD docking, CD player, coffee table, dining table and chairs....moreless

  • Parking:

    Free on site parking ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    100% cotton towels provided. We will supply extra towels for longer stays....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washing powder provided...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:


  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Good selection of dishes and utensils provided...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Welcome pack included - milk, tea, coffee, sugar, biscuits, cereal etc...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Fridge with freezer compartment...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Cycle racks available if bringing your own bike....moreless

Building Type

  • Building


Write a review 4.7
from 26 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July 2016
Jul 1 - Jul 28, 2016
3 night min stay
$117 $130
Fri, Sat
July/August 2016
Jul 29 - Aug 31, 2016
5 night min stay
September/Oct 2016
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$112 $117
Fri, Sat
Nov/Dec 2016
Nov 1 - Dec 22, 2016
2 night min stay
$91 $117
Fri, Sat
Festive 2016
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2016
3 night min stay
Dec 27 - Jan 3, 2017
5 night min stay

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  • No additional mandatory fees

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 07/17/2016
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9 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Regent Bar
2.7 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
Edinburgh Waverley
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Plenty restaurants up Cannongate/High Street
6.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Hill End dry slope
2.7 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Fancy having royalty as neighbours? This fantastically located central apartment is almost next door to The Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Queen's residence whilst in Scotland. Across the road from the Palace is the Scottish Parliament Building and Dynamic Earth. From there, a short stroll up the Canongate leads to the High Street where at the top you will find the famous Edinburgh castle (the route from the Palace to the Castle is known as the Royal Mile). The accommodation is also within walking distance of most of the fringe and festival venues and the shopping area of Princes Street.

Situated at the edge of Holyrood Park, the apartment is well located for access for walks, runs, cycling and climbing to the top of 'Arthur's Seat' the extinct volcano. The view from the top is well worth the climb and we provide binoculars for your use. This walk has been voted the 9th best city hike in the world by 'Lonely Planet'.

Although free private car parking is provided at the apartment, all the main tourist attractions are within walking distance. The apartment is also near Edinburgh's Royal Commonwealth Pool with it's newly refurbished 50 metre pool, diving pool, gym and studios. This venue will host the diving events for Glasgow's 2014 Commonwealth Games.

There is a retail park less than 10 minutes walk from the apartment with a large Sainsburys, TK Max, M & S outlet etc. Meadowbank sports centre is a few minutes further on with it's 400 metre running track, badminton courts, gym, climbing wall etc. The Edinburgh Playhouse is a 15 minute walk from the apartment.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: I was born in Edinburgh and have lived here all my life. I am married with two children, one at school and one at the University of Edinburgh.

Why the Owner Chose Edinburgh, UK:
I have lived in Edinburgh all my life so know the city well. I have chosen the Holyrood area to purchase an apartment to let out as I know it's a great location to see the best of what Edinburgh has to offer a tourist. My family and I have been on many holidays ourselves so know what we appreciate and need in our holiday accommodation. We have therefore provided everything we would like ourselves when away from home. I hope you will consider booking with us and look forward to meeting you.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
This apartment is new, modern, bright and fresh. It is in a quiet location away from the main road but just a short walk to the Royal Mile.

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Speaks: english



  • Free on site parking at this modern apartment.

    Free on site parking at this modern apartment.

  • Only a 7 minute walk to the Royal Mile

    Only a 7 minute walk to the Royal Mile

  • Washing machine, fridge/freezer, oven, hob

    Washing machine, fridge/freezer, oven, hob

  • Clean modern bathroom with bath and electric shower

    Clean modern bathroom with bath and electric shower

  • Short walk to supermarket or 2 minute drive. (Sainsburys)

    Short walk to supermarket or 2 minute drive. (Sainsburys)

  • The Palace of Holyroodhouse, the apartment is just to the right behind the trees

    The Palace of Holyroodhouse, the apartment is just to the right behind the trees

  • Princes  Street

    Princes Street

  • This apartment participates in the  Tourist Board's Quality Assurance Scheme.

    This apartment participates in the Tourist Board's Quality Assurance Scheme.

  • Comfortable double bed with king size duvet

    Comfortable double bed with king size duvet

  • Lovely garden grounds

    Lovely garden grounds

  • The Crags at Arthur's Seat, a few minutes walk from the apartment

    The Crags at Arthur's Seat, a few minutes walk from the apartment

  • Edinburgh Castle

    Edinburgh Castle

  • Modern central apartment with free private parking

    Modern central apartment with free private parking

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