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Castle Steps apartment, , very central, views of the city(1 bedroom large)

Bedrooms 1
Space 5,112 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Castle Steps apartment loc below Edinburgh Castle, home of the Edinburgh Tattoo

Premier self catering accommodation in Edinburgh

Immediately beside the iconic Edinburgh Castle, home of the Edinburgh Tattoo, this property has an open plan lounge/kitchen/dining, one large spacious bedroom with king size bed and fabulous rear facing views over the city's skyline.

This is an excellent city center location within easy access of all the main tourist attractions, museums, historical buildings and restaurants.

With many festivals and special events ongoing throughout the year, this apartment is an ideal place to stay when on holiday, vacation, business trip or short break at any time of the year.

Castle Steps apartment provides ideal accommodation in Edinburgh for business or leisure for four persons.

Personal attention assured at all times. Non smoking.

About The Accommodation:

This 2nd floor(sorry no lift) apartment with fantastic views over the Edinburgh skyline has been completely refurbished and provides modern facilities including gas central heating.

The property retains many traditional features including plaster cornices and wooden window shutters.

In addition to the open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area, the property benefits from a fresh new bathroom, magnificent views from the bedroom, and easy access to all of Edinburgh's key visitor attractions.

Self Check in from 2pm or by arrangement ,check out time 10.15am if you need a late check out then please consider to book and extra night

More Details

Property Manager
Jayne Ciancia
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 August, 2017

Why Jayne Ciancia chose Edinburgh

This Central 2nd floor apartment has recently been refurbished and provides an ideal base for your visit ti Edinburgh ,all attractions with walking distance

What makes this apartment unique

very central lies just below the castle, and fine city roof top views


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Old Town in Edinburgh

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 5112 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Historic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Television ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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Castle Steps apartment, , very central, views of the city(1 bedroom large)
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 15 reviews
Nathrop, Colorado USA

Large space, great location, good facilities

  • 5 of 5

Easy to access, check in very smooth everything as we expected.

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review the apartment
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Excellently fitted and decorated and located in Edinburgh.

  • 4 of 5

Perfect for two persons or a third on the pull out. As owners advise, central location also means late night noise from many drinkeries in the vicinity. Just steps off the top end of the Royal Mile at the end of the terrace to the Castle.

Decor, appliances, bath and shower arrangement all excellently and apparently recently done. Comfortable in all respects.

Two long flights of stairs up from the ground floor can be quite daunting with heavy cases or older knees. Or both as with we seniors.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review best wishes
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beautiful !

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment in a prime area. It made my stay in Edinburgh

a real pleasure. Thank you Jayne !


  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of the castle steps apartment
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Exceeded our expectations !!!

  • 5 of 5

The flat was perfect ! Easy to get to from the train station. Right in the heart of Old Town, within a short walk to EVERYTHING ! The flat was comfortable, clean and perfectly sized for two. We would stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington, DC area

Spectacular Location!

  • 5 of 5

This roomie, well-kept apartment was steps away from the castle and Royal Mile. It had breath-taking views of the city and Arthur's Seat and looked straight down onto Grassmarket, which has a very active nightlife, plus some very excellent eating establishments (make reservations, particularly on weekends.) There is no lift, so pack relatively light, or be prepared to carry you bags to the second floor (and remember that in Europe they don't count the ground floor.) Due to the location, the nighttime activities can continue until late. If you are not one of them, it can get a little loud, so bring earplugs. I did, and it was no problem. The property manager was very friendly and extremely helpful. We didn't cook much due to the excellent restaurant choices, but the kitchen was well stocked. I hadn't used a French Press for coffee before, but I learned how via YouTube and now I'm going to have to purchase one - it was great. I had never been to Edinburgh before, but we were there for quite a while, took the Hop On Hop Off bus to get our bearings and went all over the city. This centrally located apartment was by far the best location to use as a base for visiting this wonderful city. For longer trips, it's a 5 minute walk downhill to the main Waverly train station. The Old Town area is great for walking as long as you can handle hills and steps, but there are also taxis everywhere. This was in my top ten favorite cities I've been to, and I've been to over 70 countries. There are too many great things to list, but some hidden gems were the writers museum and the rooftop terrace on the National Museum (on a clear day.) The walk to the top of Arthur's Seat is vigorous, but worth it. Bottom Line: This was a great apartment, and Edinburgh is a great city - not to be missed.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Castle Steps apartment best wishes Jaynw
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St. Louis, MO

Wonderful Apartment

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is in a great location with easy access to all that Old Edinburgh has to offer. The apartment was clean, comfortable and exactly as advertised. We loved the Saturday morning farmer's market that was a short walk to the Castle Terrace area. There were additional outside vendors (food, clothing, etc.) in the Grass Market area as well, that provided wonderful food options for eating in - not to mention the multitude of restaurant choices nearby. The Castle Arms pub that is just steps out the front door has a wonderful staff, Donald was quite an engaging bartender. We would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of the Castle steps apartment best regards Jayne
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Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Old Town, Edinburgh and Lothians

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
new year
27 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £30
Damage Deposit £100

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.