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Luxury Old School Apartment with private parking overlooking Holyrood Park

Bedrooms 1
Space 10 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Enter through the giant doors of this grand old school into a ground floor contemporary apartment flooded with natural light and opulent furnishings.

As the peace and tranquillity of Holyrood Park is literally on your doorstep, the Old School apartment offers you the freedom to explore miles of walks and, after a brief trek to the top of Arthur’s Seat, the opportunity to view this historic city from the highest point in Edinburgh. The park is also home to other must-see attractions including the Scottish Parliament building; the Palace of Holyroodhouse where Her Majesty the Queen often visits with other members of the Royal Family; and Dynamic Earth offering fascinating tours of the earth exhibits. And the charm of the Royal Mile and its many attractions is just a short stroll away.

With royalty as neighbours, it is fitting that you also experience some of the grandeur of royalty – albeit on a smaller scale - by staying in this former school, the most commanding building overlooking the Royal park.

New to the holiday rental market, this studio apartment offers luxury boutique accommodation with all the extras you would expect from a five star hotel - but not at a princely sum!

This studio apartment – which sleeps two people - is on the ground floor of a tower in an historic old school, with spectacular views over Holyrood Park and the cliffs of Salisbury Crags, which lead up to the famous peak of Arthur’s Seat.

This peaceful, individually designed studio apartment - the epitome of urban glamour but with the comfort of home - is particularly suited to couples enjoying a city break or romantic getaway, or business travellers who want that little bit extra without adding to their expenses!

Underfloor heating, the best of Egyptian cotton bed linen, an opulent king size bed with a high quality pocket-sprung mattress, fluffy white bath towels, a feature fireplace, sumptuous velvet curtains, flat screen TV and DVD player (with a selection of DVDs provided), chandeliers, an iPod docking station, designer furniture and accessories, along with the well-fitted shower-room with luxury toiletries, all give you a feeling of a boutique hotel suite.

But the Old School apartment also gives you so the added benefit of independence and flexibility. Cook a romantic meal in the fully fitted contemporary kitchen, with the dining area overlooking the courtyard. Or take the travel rug (provided) and head out for a picnic in Holyrood Park. Or you can take a short stroll to wine and dine in the many nearby city centre restaurants.

The apartment sits within communal gardens and also benefits from free private parking and free wifi.

More Details

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Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Edinburgh in City of Edinburgh

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 10 sq. ft.
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony


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Luxury Old School Apartment with private parking overlooking Holyrood Park
average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews

Great place for a short stay in Edinburgh.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this ground floor apartment in Edinburgh. It was in easy walking distance of the major attractions and there were ample supermarkets nearby for self-catering. The apartment is compact, but well designed, so that the living space is comfortable, with all the appliances that we needed. Holyrood Park is adjacent to the property, so pleasant walks to Holyrood Palace and the Scottish Parliament are a great alternative to city streets. Nonetheless we certainly appreciated the car space, but could leave the car and walk, except for day trips to places like Stirling Castle. We would definitely recommend this place for short breaks in Edinburgh.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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clean, convenient, smartly decorated

  • 5 of 5

so surprised that this stay was right at the base of the hike we wanted to do to Arthur's seat. We found the location to be easy access to everywhere we wanted to go and we walked everywhere. try the city cafe for breakfast and listed to their suggestions.

We ran out of time and steam or would have tried the evening life that was recommended and only .4mil from the old school house where this is located.

for live music stramash and sandy bell were recommended. comfortable bed and owner/manager was very attentive to any needs.

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful. Everything as promised

  • 5 of 5

Great location in its a short 10-12 minute walk to the Royal Mile. Plenty of space. Instructions on how to operate everything are readily available. Would highly recommend this place for any couple.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment, thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Great location and parking was a bonus. Would love to come and stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Small but perfectly formed 💖

  • 5 of 5

Lovely stay at this beautiful apartment. Free parking was a big bonus. Ten minutes to walk to the royal mile, lots to do in and around Edinburgh. Lovely break.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Parking A Bonus

  • 5 of 5

Great location for this lovely little apartment, hard to find somewhere so nice with parking in such a great location. So we couldn't recommend enough.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cleaning Fee £35

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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