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Beautiful And Contemporary 3 Bedroomed Apartment On The Royal Mile

Bedrooms 3
Space 322 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Spacious Living Room With Cast Iron Stove, Bright Dining Kitchen And 3 Bedrooms

Chessels Court on The Royal Mile - our three bedroom, well equipped holiday home is perfectly located to allow you to experience all that Edinburgh has to offer whilst enjoying the peace and quiet of the grassy square at the centre of Chessels Court.

A unique property which can accommodate up to 6 people comfortably (one person sleeping on a sofa bed). A contemporary, spacious and light living room with a beautiful fireplace and cosy cast iron stove will help you unwind after a day of shopping, there is a flat screen tv with many satellite programmes. The bright and modern dining kitchen is fully fitted with all modern appliances including microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and toaster. There are a full range of kitchen utensils, dishtowels, dishcloths, kitchen roll, washing up liquid, dishwasher consumables as well as a selection of herbs, oils, flour, basic condiments, tea, coffee, sugar, foil and cling film.

The two double bedrooms are spacious and bright, each with a super king-size bed which can be split to make two single beds depending upon your requirements. Beautiful, hotel-quality Egyptian cotton bed linen and towels add a further touch of luxury.There is also a good sized single bedroom which has a lovely view over the grassy square.

Pamper yourself in the new bathroom which is furnished with a luxurious walk-in shower.

Entry to the building is from Chessels Court which can be accessed from three paths (or 'Close's') off the Royal Mile. Chessels Court is the only grassy square on The Royal Mile. The building is almost 300 years old and has a beautiful entrance and stairwell.

Please be aware that the apartment is on the second floor of the building and does not have a lift.

Edinburgh Castle. Holyrood Palace. Princess Street Gardens. The world-famous Fringe Festival and Hogmanay celebrations. The Six Nation Rugby at Murrayfield, countless bars and restaurants and great shopping for every taste and budget.

More Details

Marion McNeill
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 March, 2018

About Marion McNeill

I live near the centre of Edinburgh with my husband Colin and our three quickly growing children. We love Edinburgh and believe it to be the best city in the world for a city break. We have travelled throughout the world and have lived abroad a few times but our heart will always be here. The apartment on The Royal Mile is a perfect base to explore this amazing city.

Marion McNeill purchased this apartment in 2015

What makes this apartment unique

Chessels Court is a historic grassy square off The Royal Mile which has a very unique and peaceful feel.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Old Town, City of Edinburgh

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 322 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • Travel cot available if required.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful And Contemporary 3 Bedroomed Apartment On The Royal Mile
average rating of 4.852941 based on 34 reviews

Edinburgh weekend

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cosy flat, fantastic location. Friendly owner

  • Review Submitted: 15-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Property in a Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

Marion was a very helpful host who communicated well throughout the booking process and throughout our stay as needed. The property is in an ideal location set back off the Royal Mile in a quiet court yard just steps from the hustle and bustle of the main drag. Everything was within walking distance with lots of options for food and drink. The unit itself is very nicely decorated with fabulous bedding and products (shampoo, conditioner and soap). I would definitely recommend this property to others!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean tidy and spacious in a great central location

  • 4 of 5

Ideal as a base while we visited Edinburgh to see the Tattoo

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great location! Awesome property!!!

  • 5 of 5

Definitely will stay here again! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, comfortable, smartly decorated and terrific location

  • 4 of 5

Marion the owner was a pleasure to deal with....responsive, friendly and very accommodating. The property was very nice. Well-located at the center of the Royal Mile...easy walk to everything... Flat was very clean, well-appointed and comfortable....

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place in the middle of old Edinburgh

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment located just off the Royal mile. Every attraction was within walking distance. The owner responded quickly to all messages and made sure that we got into the apartment as smoothly as possible. The only downside was that the kitchen and dining area could have been a little bit larger (we're a family of five). We'd definitely book this apartment again for a second time in this lovely city.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Edinburgh Airport
Nearest Train
0.1 Miles
Waverley Train Station
Car: not necessary

Experience living on the historic Edinburgh Royal Mile, situated half way between Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyrood House and only minutes walk away from Waverley railway station and Princes Street.

It is the perfect location for a short break to enjoy all that Scotland’s capital city has to offer – the Edinburgh festival & fringe, historic buildings and museums along with the fantastic variety of cafes, restaurants and shops. Be amongst the hustle and bustle whilst enjoying the peace and privacy of your own space in the luxurious Canongate Apartment.

The beautiful 16th century building which has been fully refurbished inside provides a wonderful home from home in the heart of Edinburgh. It can be found behind the Royal Mile surrounded by a peaceful grassy square. In the heart of the Old Town yet with the feel of a tranquil village.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £40
Pet Fee £40

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.