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Stylish, City Centre Studio Apartment

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 215 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious studio apartment sleeping up to 4 people

This bright ground floor studio apartment is located on Northumberland Street in the New Town which is about a 5 minute walk from Princes Street. It is well furnished and equipped. The kitchen includes a built-in combination oven and microwave, an electric stove, a dishwasher and there is a separate utility cupboard housing a washer/dryer. The living area has a wall mounted LCD TV with built in DVD player and there is a real gas fire. The sofa converts into a double bed so it is possible to accommodate 4 people.

Parking may be available on request as we have a garage space a 5 minute walk away. There is an additional charge for this so please ask us about this in advance.

More Details

Property Manager
Francois
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

Amenities

New Town Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 215 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
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Stylish, City Centre Studio Apartment
average rating of 4.3809524 based on 42 reviews
Bristol, United Kingdom
5

Perfect cosy base for our Edinburgh exploration

  • 5 of 5

This ground floor apartment is perfectly situated for exploring Edinburgh on foot. Fifteen minutes stroll from Princes street, the shops, Waverley station and old town. We also walked from here to Leith in about 35 minutes so it's pretty central wherever you want to go and there are a number of small restaurants and bars nearby to nip to in the evening, as well as a small supermarket three minutes away should you wish, which was really handy.

The apartment itself is cosy and small, with easily room for two without each getting under the other's feet. It has all modern amenities including Wi-Fi and the owner, Francois who met us on our arrival, was extremely helpful, especially with our early arrival time and later departure.

Although we'd seen some of the other reviews about lack of heat and issues with the shower we had none at all. The flat was always warm (outside it was 1 degree or colder) and, once mastered, the shower was hot and constant. The bedroom area, although part of the flat, felt nicely separate from the living area while the bed was very comfortable and ensured a good nights sleep.

Overall, we had a lovely long weekend, and the apartment was the perfect base to walk out from in the morning and come back to in the evening after a long day. Our only, really pernickety, gripe was the lack of a teapot, but i think that says more about our age than the flat itself.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good value and great location

  • 4 of 5

Nice small apartment in a great location. Only issues I had were the heating isn't great (although it was very cold outside) and the shower has intermittent heat

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for this. The heating should be fine but if it is particularly cold you should put the gas fire on as well as the electric heater. The fire does produce a lot of heat so after about 15 minutes the room is very warm.
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5

Great

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful studio, perfect for couples.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very nice apartment well located

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time in this comfortable apartment right in historic New Town. Grocery store is nearby. Good size bathroom. Francois was extremely nice and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect 'home base' for seeing Scotland!

  • 5 of 5

This flat (and Francois) were absolutely wonderful! Francois was very kind and professional and thorough in explaining how everything worked. (He was also very patient and flexible as our flight was delayed over 6 hours!)

The flat is bright, clean and modern, and included everything we needed for our 8 day stay in Edinburgh. The location was perfect as we were in a very safe and clean part of the city - within walking distance of the 'downtown' tourist area. Bus stops are very close and lots of terrific pubs and restaurants and shops. Sainsbury and Tesco are close for groceries as well.

We hope to return to Scotland again someday and will definitely book this flat again!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Laceyville,Pa
5

Five days in Edinburgh,Scotland

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this apartment very much. It had everything we needed and was an easy walk to both the Old Town and the Botanical Gardens. Francois met us at the door and was very helpful with questions. There are several options for dining in the area and a small grocery within a five min. walk. We would definitly stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Edinburgh
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Waverley Station
Car: not necessary

Located within the New Town the property is just a 5 minute walk from Princes Street.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices may vary due to the number of people staying, special events and sporting occasions so please contact me for confirmation. Discounts are also available for longer stays and last minute bookings.
Credit/debit cards accepted (2% charge).
Prices quoted includes the cleaning. There are no further charges.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.