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Holyrood Maisonette, Royal Mile, Fantastic Location, Light & Spacious with Veiws

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Old Town - Holyrood 2 Bed Maisonette

Central Edinburgh - 2 large bedroom apartment, sleeps 5, with off road parking

Spacious 2 bed Maisonette in fantastic location –250 yds from Holyrood House (Queens official residence), Holyrood Park, Scottish Parliament & adjacent to the Royal Mile,

Doubtful that you will find a property in a better location to enjoy the city life and yet, in Arthur's Seat, have one of the UK's most iconic landscapes on your doorstep.

Bus stop within 50 yds gives access to Edinburgh's excellent public transport system – including the airport.

Main railway station (Waverley) and city centre 10-15 min walk.

Excellent decor throughout with 2 large dbl bedrooms, living room (with sofa bed), kitchen/dinette, fully tiled bathroom with electric shower. Includes large TV, DVD, Radio & CD Player, Washing Machine, Fridge Freezer, Microwave, Oven and Hob.

What's Included: All fresh linen and towels , Gas, Electric and WiFi. We Also have Free Off Road Parking for your car.

Washing powder, Washing conditioner, Washing -up liquid, T-Towels, Dish Cloths, Tin foil, Cling film, Hand soap,

Tissues and Toilet paper.

Salt, pepper, cooking oil, Tea, Coffee and Sugar.

Other information: Please Contact us for more photos and information on the accommodation and and any help in planning your stay, including, transport from Edinburgh Air Port and Golf club hire.

Please note this is a non smoking property.

Sorry no pets

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Alison & Stuart Chambers
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, We use google translate for other languages
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
5 December, 2016
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About Alison & Stuart Chambers

We are a mature couple with 3 grown up children and a lovely Grandson. This photo is of our daughter Laura and Alison at Laura's Graduation at St.Andrews university in 2016. We like to travel and have used Homeaway and owners direct to book some lovely accommodation in France, Spain and Italy. Alison like's to play badminton, swim and when on holiday kayak, Stuart love's golf, football and sailing.

Why Alison & Stuart Chambers chose Edinburgh

Back in 2008 we purchased this property for our eldest son to use while studying at Edinburgh university. In 2010 we decided to share it with holiday makers wanting to make the most of its location.

As It is so close to the city centre and yet is in a nice quite neighbourhood, it's lovely large sunny sitting room with large windows looking out to views to Aruther's seat, Scottish Paliament and Carlton Hill were great, the separate dinning kitchen is sunny in the mornings and afternoon and we were most impressed with the two Large bedrooms. The addition of the off road car park made it perfect, for both our family and guests alike.

What makes this apartment unique

Within 2 minutes walk you can visit Holyrood House (Queens Edinburgh Residence) or relax in Holyrood park, Climb Arthur's Seat or start the walk to Edinburgh castle up the Royal mile.

Our guests all comment on the Fantastic location, so near to all Edinburgh has to offer, shops, museums, theatre's, bars and restaurants, plus it's within walking distance to public transport.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a convenient location

What a comprehensive itenery of "extras"

What lovely "landlords"

What more can I say

But

Thank you!
Aug 2014
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

Holyrood Maisonette, Royal Mile, Fantastic Location, Light & Spacious with Veiws
average rating of 4.866667 based on 47 reviews
5

Wonderful Edinburgh apartment!!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to stay while in Edinburgh. Alison was a terrific host and made us fell so welcome. She answered our many questions, and even arranged for transportation from the airport to the flat. She met us there and explained how everything worked which was a great help. Things worked different than at home so it made things much easier. She even provided some essentials in the kitchen to get us started. What a wonderful surprise after a day of travel. The flat is in a perfect location right at the bottom of the Royal Mile and within easy walking distance of many of the sights and attractions. We were traveling with our grownup daughters and there was plenty of room to spread out. Next time we visit Edinburgh, we'll be booking Alison's place.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful comments, It makes all the effort worthwhile when our guests enjoy their stay. It was lovely to meet you and I look forward to seeing you all next time you visit Edinburgh.
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5

Excellent location in Edinburgh

  • 5 of 5

This flat was in the perfect location! At the eastern end of the Royal Mile such that you are away from the crowds and noise at night but an easy walk to everything Edinburgh has to offer. You are right across the street from Holyrood and Arthur's seat and 15-20 min from the Castle. The layout of the flat is great in that the bedrooms are upstairs and the den and kitchen are down so that getting up early or going to bed late wont bother others. We used the kitchen several times and the washing machine was both easy to use and a big convenience. Allison set us up with many staples to start so we didn't have to go to the grocery store immediately. I would definitely recommend staying here and if you have a car you will have a great parking space included!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our property, I am so happy you enjoyed your stay in our accommodation and your holiday in Edinburgh. We are so lucky to have such a good location for our Guests to enjoy both the excitement of the city with the peace, greenery and open spaces of the Holyrood Park.
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5

Excellent apartment in Edinburgh

  • 5 of 5

We were all very pleased with our stay. The apartment has everything you need for a comfortable holiday. And it's close to most sites in Edinburgh.

We will come back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for another wonderful review, It was lovely to see you all again, looking forward to seeing you next time you visit Edinburgh.
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5

Awesome stay for our family! Perfect place!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four spent three nights in this lovely 2 story apartment in Edinburgh. It was loads of space and had everything we needed to feel right at home right away!

Alison was the sweetest most gracious hostess! She gave us the tour of the place and showed us how everything worked/where everything was. She even left us with some basics like milk, bread and delicious shortbread to get us started before we went to the market to stock up. There were many tour books in the living room even coupons for restaurants down the road. Great Wi-Fi. Alison even provided us with a chess set when we requested one for the kids. The place was super clean and well cared for. It was very quiet-we loved that! No neighbor noises or partiers. I know this is where we will stay again when we return to Edinburgh! I have already told my family and friends that this is the place to stay! We were out all day and came home late down the Royal Mile right to the apartment with no issues. It is walking distance from restaurants, merchants and more. It is right next to Holyrood Palace and we were able to hear the bagpipers when the Queen was visiting! It sounded as if they were right outside our windows-it was beautiful and such a treat! Fantastic place to stay in a fantastic city! Thanks Alison! (Want to mention-this is not the place if you have trouble with stairs/have very limited mobility as there are stairs up to the apartment and inside the apartment.)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Convenient & Comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is clean and well maintained. It has its own parking ( a big plus for Edinburgh ). The list of facilities was almost endless.We have never before stopped in an apartment so comprehensively kitted out with appliances, utensils,bedding, towels,crockery and cutlery. Even a large selection of books, games etc. (just in case it rained....I ask you, rain in Edinburgh whatever next. )

We were met on arrival at the apartment by the owners who took the time to patiently demonstrate how to use all the appliances and recommend various bars,restaurants and shops.

We were left with a comprehensive information pack, and a selection of groceries.

We enjoyed our stay in the apartment so much that we have already rebooked.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful maisonette, perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was clean, comfortable, well-provisioned with everything we needed. Three of us (adults) stayed for a week, took in many shows (11) at the Fringe Festival, and found the location perfect. Alison was welcoming, but everything was so well set up we didn't need her help on anything. We would certainly stay here again if/when we return to Edinburgh.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Edinburgh
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Various
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Rosyth
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Various
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Waverley
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
City Bypass
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Cafe at the Palace & Many more
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Dry Ski Slope
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Portobello
Car: not necessary

Located in the Old Town of Edinburgh are the Queens official residence (Holyrood House), the city's main park Holyrood Park incl Arthur's Seat, Scottish Parliament, Dynamic Earth, The Royal Mile & Edinburgh Castle.

Less than a 15 min walk away are Princes St, Rose St (which has many of the city's top restaurants and bars), Playhouse Theatre, National Museum of Scotland, National Gallery of Scotland and many more places of interest. The Omni centre complex with multi-screen cinema, bars and restaurants is again no more than a 15min walk.

Beaches of East Lothian are within a 30 min drive and there are numerous (30+) golf courses within a 20 mile radius including several municipal pay and play. For the ultimate test St Andrews (90 mins) and Gleneagles (60mins) are within easy reach.

Bus stop within 50 yds gives access to Edinburgh's excellent public transport system – including direct transport to the the airport - and Waverely station is within aprrox 1/2 mile.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Old Town, Edinburgh

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
23 Oct 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£130
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£595
 
 
Christmas
18 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£900
for 5 nights
From
£180
£910
 
 
Low Season
8 Jan 2017 - 11 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£130
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£620
 
 
Spring
12 Mar 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
From
£140
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£680
 
 
Spring/Summer
30 Apr 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
From
£160
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£720
 
 
Edinburgh Festival
29 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£525
for 3 nights
From
£175
£890
 
 
Late Summer
4 Sep 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
£680
 
 
Autumn
30 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
£650
 
 
Christmas New Year
21 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£900
for 5 nights
From
£180
£910
 
 
Low season
7 Jan 2018 - 11 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£130
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£580
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£560
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Change over day; Flexible

SPECIAL OFFER *Stays of 6 nights or more are priced at discounted weekly price.

A Deposit of £150 is required to secure your booking, Balance due 60 days prior to arrival.

LOW SEASON DISCOUNT FOR 1 bedroom rentals, please contact us for more information.

Discounts for 2 weeks or more.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
  • Clean Bathroom fully tiled with electric shower over bath, Magnifying mirror, Liquid hand soap, Towels and toilet rolls provided. Initial supply of shower gel, shampoo and conditioner.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Sofa bed in lounge will sleep 1 adult or 2 children. Both large double bedrooms have plenty of hanging space, large chest of drawers and 2 bedside tables with lamps. Bedroom 2 has a large writing desk and chair.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • volcano
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Golf club hire available.

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