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Elegant Georgian apartment in the centre of Edinburgh

19 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in New Town

A 3 bedroom apartment perfect for a short stay in Edinburgh

Edinburgh City Centre. The first floor apartment dates from 1804 and is located in the west end of the Georgian New Town by Charlotte Square. Edinburgh's wealth of excellent restaurants, bars art galleries and the fine shops of George Street are at your doorstep. The property is decorated and furnished to a high standard. Original period features including a bow end sitting room with marble fireplace and wooden flooring and working shutters throughout the property, are complimented by modern bathrooms and bedrooms and a very well-equipped kitchen with large dining area that will easily sit 8 people. Access to extensive private gardens in Queen Street is included.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2007
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
26 October, 2016
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based on 19 holidaymaker reviews

Elegant Georgian apartment in the centre of Edinburgh
average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews

Fabulous Time!

  • 5 of 5

I would like to recommend this property to anyone looking for a beautiful property in the centre of Edinburgh, i do not think you could get much closer!

We were a group of 6 female family members who wanted somewhere that was close to the shops and cocktail bars on George Street.

This place was ideal with it being a 10 second walk round the corner.

The flat itself was decorated to a high standard with lovely period features and i would definitely look to book this flat again on our next outing to Edinburgh.

Thanks Again,


  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2009
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5 1

Great location, lovely sitting room and kitchen, bathrooms are a bit dodgy

  • 3 of 5

Couldn't have a better location. The apartment overall is spacious and the kitchen is very well supplied.

Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, neither of them ensuite. One is a good size if a bit industrial as it also contains the washer. The other one is microscopic. Beds are comfortable. Bedrooms are a bit sparse. We had to move a chair into ours to serve as a night table.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, CO - USA

Excellent location for sightseeing in Edinburgh!

  • 5 of 5

Ideal location within walking distance to so many sites. Bring earplugs to block the street noise as the bedrooms overlook a very busy main road. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stop looking and book now!

  • 5 of 5

Where do I begin? This was an absolutely amazing place to stay. We were a party of five adults, two of which were elderly/mildly disabled (bad hips and knees) adults.


We were met by Milly and her daughter upon our arrival. Milly showed us around, explained all the necessary information (electrical outlets, light switches, Internet, extra bedding and towels, etc.

BEDROOMS/BATHROOMS: There are three bedrooms (1 King and 2 queens) and two bathrooms. Also, the king bedroom had extra twin beds so it could sleep even more!!! There are plenty of extra towels and tons of extra bedding. All of the rooms have wooden shutters that 100% block out the sun and most street noise. Also, the windows opened in case you needed some extra circulation. There are outlets everywhere!!! It's so convenient for everyone to charge all of their devices.


Our stay at this flat was in the middle of our 10-day trip so we really needed some space to relax. This flat provides that. Two huge leather sofas and two comfy leather chairs allowed us to lounge comfortably. Also, there is an Apple TV so we were able to log-in and rent a movie one night.


The kitchen is fully stocked and we cooked breakfast and dinner almost every night. All of the appliances are top of the line. There is even a binder with the instruction manuals for most appliances. The fuse to operate the gas range, hood exhaust and light was tricky to find. If you are looking at the sink, there is a little piece of wall to your left. The fuse is located on the opposite side of that little piece of wall. We found the dining area needed a little more light so we used the lights on the hood and we were fine!!


There was a Co-op grocery about 10 minutes away on Frederick Street right near its intersection with George Street. It had everything we needed.


That's right you have access to gorgeous private garden. You would be remiss to skip a pack lunch there.

Book it now!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, spacious, and great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a party of 8 (including two small children) and we all thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this apartment. There was lots of space and light, plenty of towels and bedding, a lovely kitchen, and the location was great. We also really appreciated how responsive the owner was to our questions! We would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, WA. USA

Such a BEAUTIFUL apartment!

  • 5 of 5

Williams apartment is really quite fantastic. The chefs kitchen is AMAAZING! The apartment is very very spacious with plenty of room for all 7 of us to sit together at the big kitchen table or on the comfy leather sofas and chairs! The beds were EXTREMELY comfortable and there were plenty of pillows supplied as well. The bathrooms were great and the big bathroom shower pressure was AWESOME! The up-keep of the apartment is really really good as well. Things were very clean and tidy. That being said, There are a just a few minor issues people should be aware of...

First off, in the city of Edinburgh they are not allowed to put satellite dishes on top the roofs of these historical buildings. And as William informed me, cable cannot be run to his specific apartment either. So as far as television goes, he has supplied the new Apple TV. It is a great option but may not be suitable for all. Also for you Americans...none of our HBOGO, SHOWTIME ANYTIME or really ANY American Channel apps will work over here or anywhere outside of the states for that matter. So just know that you will only be able to get BBC tv shows for free on Apple TV. You can stream live BBC news channel but that is about it. You can log into his appletv with your apple I.D. And password of course which will give you all of your own apps and such just know that Netflix and Hulu and ANY TV APP from the states will not work overseas. So basically, your tv watching is extremely limited. (We watched DOWNTON ABBY episodes!;)

Also...we had a terrible time getting the door off the street open every time we were coming back to the apartment. The big lock on that door was really really tough to unlock for some reason. So know that it will require patience and a lot of jiggling to get those keys to unlock that first door.

Aside from these very minor issues, the apartment was simply lovely and big and could not have been more perfect for my family of 7!! (Four adults, three teens!). You will LOVE this apartment should you choose to rent it!;) oh and hair dryers are provided for you Americans! ONE MORE THING...(for my fellow Americans again)...it is against their building codes to put outlets in bathrooms. So know that blow drying or curling hair or shaving has to be done in bedrooms or living areas etc. (I was SOO perplexed at first as to why there were no outlets in ANY bathrooms in London!! So I asked and I was told it is the building codes in England and the U.K. and also France!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
Edinburgh Airport
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in New Town, Edinburgh

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
4 Sep 2016 - 23 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
24 Jul 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

A damage deposit of GBP 500 is due 7 days before the commencement of the tenancy and will be re-credited to the account/card within 7 days of the tenancy end date. Full terms and conditions will be supplied with your booking form. Check-in time is from 16.00 and departure time is before 11.00. We take Credit / Debit cards but not Amex. Payment can also be made in EUR through SEPA.

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , With roll top bath and separate power shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The main bathroom is fully tiled with a large roll top bath, powerful power shower in a separate cubicle and with a washing machine in a cupboard and ample drying space. There is a also a separate shower room with loo.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The master bedroom is a spacious and light room with a 200 X 160 size bed, ample clothes storage and views over large private gardens. The other 2 bedrooms are a good size, have 200 X 160 size beds and ample wardrobe space. An additional single bed can be put in the master bedroom if required.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Garden ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
The large fully fitted kitchen is perfectly suited for entertaining a large number of people with ease. Ample crockery cutlery and cooking utensils are available, 2 dishwashers, espresso machine, Large island with 5 ring hob, extensive work surfaces. The dining area has a large table that can sit 8 people comfortably. The Sitting room has 2 large sofas, 2 armchairs, and comprehensive entertainment facilities which include a wall mounted plasma television, freeview, and a DVD/CD player. High speed Wi-Fi broadband is also included. Access to extensive private gardens is included.

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