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Edinburgh Royal Mile - Parliament Square Apartment

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome


About the property

Beautiful 2 bedroom Apartment overlooking the Historic Royal Mile

This impressive second floor apartment is a perfect base from which to explore this beautiful city of Edinburgh, whether for business or pleasure. This is a gorgeous apartment which is furnished to a luxurious standard by a leading interior designer. It is within walking distance to all of Edinburgh's attractions, including Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood House. It is also a 10-15 minute walk to Harvey Nichols......

The apartment itself has a very large drawing/dining room (table seats 6) with ornate cornicing, three windows overlooking Edinburgh's most historic street - The Royal Mile. A comprehensive fully functional kitchen with all appliances is accessed from both the hall and the living/dining room.

The master bedroom with super king-size bed, has built in wardrobes and a flat screen TV. The second bedroom has one double and one single bed and both bedrooms benefit from views over The Royal Mile.

A main bathroom with large walk-in shower, wc and heated towel rail, completes the accommodation.

An absolutely stunning property in an absolutely stunning location. Well appointed 2 bedrooms consisting of a super king-size bed in bedroom 1 and two beds (double and single) in bedroom 2. Fully functional kitchen with all mod cons, including dishwasher, washing machine, microwave and fridge/freezer. The large lounge (20 feet x 20 feet) can be used to host dinner parties and the free WiFi (with unlimited downloads) is great for those who prefer to work on their laptops.

Only 5 minutes walk from Princes Street, a great opportunity to stay in one of Edinburgh's prestige addresses and highly recommended for corporate clients.

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4 people. (can accommodate 5 for additional cost)

Special Events: Edinburgh Festival: This is a stunning flat to stay in during the Edinburgh festival and all festivals and theatres within walking distance

Edinburgh Hogmany: Edinburgh's Hogmany is famous world over. If you are looking for a spacious, light and stunning property to let over Hogmany, look no further! YOU'VE FOUND IT !!!!!

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About Us

Shahid Raza
16 Silverbirch Glade, Adambare
EH54 9JS Livingston
Raza Properties
VAT Reg No

Shahid Raza
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 March, 2017

About Shahid Raza

50 years old, Married with 3 children...

Work as a Chartered Civil Engineer.

I currently stay in Livingston, just outside Edinburgh, where I have been for 40 years.

Shahid Raza purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Shahid Raza chose Edinburgh

Its gorgeous, central and very large right on the Royal Mile and 5 mins walk to The Castle.

Sit by the window and watch the locals and holidaymakers walk by, singing and performing in the street shows.

What makes this apartment unique

Location... Location... Location!!

Very central, postcode is EH1..

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed at this apartment over New Years Eve and what a week !!

We loved staying in this lovely apartment and the views were amazing.

Can't wait to come back soon. Highly recommended but be prepared for the stairs.
Dec 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Old Town in Edinburgh

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 130 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • A main bathroom with large walk in shower and heated towel rail. WC and sink completes the furnishings in the bathroom. Large bathroom mirror.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • The master bedroom with queen-size bed, has built in wardrobes and a flat screen TV. The second twin bedroom has two single beds (could be made into a double bed). Both bedrooms benefit from views over The Royal Mile. A folding bed is available for the 5th guest for a small cost.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • ski pass optional
  • swimming
  • tennis
Top 13 Must Do Activities when visiting Edinburgh 1.Edinburgh Castle , Castle Hill, 0131 225 9846 2.Royal Botanic Garden , 20A Inverleith Row, 0131 552 7171 3.Museum of Scotland , Chambers Street, 0131 247 4422 4.Camera Obscura and World of Illusions , Castlehill, The Royal Mile, 0131 226 3709 5.Royal Yacht Britannia , Ocean Terminal Leith, 0131 555 5566 6.National Gallery of Scotland , The Mound, 0131 624 6200 7.Scott Monument , Intersection of Princes Street and Waverly Bridge, 0131 529 4068 8.Royal Mile , Edinburgh Castle to Holyroodhouse Palace, Old Town 9.Holyroodhouse Palace , Holyrood Road, 0131 556 5100 10.Real Mary King’s Close , 2 Warriston’s Close, High Street, 08702 430160 11.Open Top Bus Tour, Waverley Bridge, 0131 220 0770 12.Museum of Edinburgh , 142 Huntly House Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8DD 13.John Knox House


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(55 traveller reviews)

Edinburgh Royal Mile - Parliament Square Apartment
average rating of 4.7454543 based on 59 reviews

A comfortable and spacious apartment on Edinburgh's Royal Mile

  • 5 of 5

We were all very impressed with this spacious apartment on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. You couldn’t ask for a more central location. Just a few minutes walk from Edinburgh Castle, this apartment was comfortable, warm and beautifully decorated. I would happily recommend this apartment to a group of four or five people.

As other people have pointed out, you do have to climb a few flights of stairs however the view and the high ceilings in this original apartment was well worth it.

The beds were very comfortable and I was impressed that the owners had left essentials like toilet paper, tissues, tea, coffee etc.

Shahid (the owner) was very helpful in relation to the check-in procedure and was readily available to answer any queries. He was even happy to offer restaurant recommendations when requested.

We will definitely book this apartment when we return to Edinburgh.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Debbie Thank you for such a glowing review. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you back again soon. Regards Shahid
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Wonderful apartment!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Parliament Square apartment during Hogmanay and we couldn't have asked for a better location. The apartment was clean and open with views over High Street. The apartment was also very quiet - especially in the bedrooms - even after the Hogmanay celebrations. Shahid was a great host and was very responsive. We would definitely recommend the apartment and would love to come back to stay another trip.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review Elizabeth. I'm glad you enjoyed the New Year festivities. Hope to see you back again soon. Shahid
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Lovely apartment in great location

  • 4 of 5

We have found the apartment very spacious and easy to find.The location of this apartment is great.Contact with owner was prompt and friendly.The beds where really comfortable,always big plus for us!

We would have given 5 stars,but we have found the apartment in need of freshening up a bit and few repairs where needed too.That is due to it's popularity no doubt!Would definitely recommend and the steps will keep you fit.We had fantastic 4 days and will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for a great review. I will be having the apartment painted and new flooring put down in the next few months and in time for your next visit.
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fabulous apartment, beautifully furnished

  • 5 of 5

we were delighted with the apartment it was the perfect place for my daughter to get ready for her wedding, plenty of space, and light and airy to keep us all calm. we had such a lovely experience walking up the royal mile to the venue. we had a gathering of the family the next day and everyone commented how lovely the flat was. great location bit of a hike upstairs but well worth it. would not hesitate to recommend it and would certainly come back

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. I am glad all went well with the wedding.
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Salem Oregon USA

Great location very nice apartment

  • 5 of 5

64 steps to get to the apartment, the wife had fun timing how fast she could do it (21.3 seconds). The wifi kept dropping us but that is probably due to the carrier... No french press to make coffee so had to drink instant- not a big deal. Overall, highly recommend it. It was a great place to stay and a good location to start your daily travels from to see and enjoy the beautiful city of Edinburgh!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Randall Thanks for a great review of my centrally located apartment. Please let your wife know that she is the current record holder for 21.3 secs! Regards Shahid
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Langley, BC, Canada

A fine stay on the Royal Mile

  • 4 of 5

A little hike up the hill from the Waverley train station on the Royal Mile and just a 5 minute walk to Edinburgh castle you will find this great 2 bedroom apartment. We comfortably slept 5 with my mom and the 2 kids in 3 separate beds in the 2nd bedroom.

The apartment is quite spacious and came complete with all the amenities you need like a dishwasher and a washing machine along with basic starter supplies like coffee, tea and sugar.

The beds were comfortable and the apartment was clean. However, the main benefit is the location on the Royal Mile just steps away from street entertainers, pubs, coffe shops and restaurants.

Shahid was responsive and easy to reach. He left the keys in a lock box around the corner which allowed us to arrive late in the day and access the apartment right away.

There are 3 flights of stairs and no lift but my mom at 75 had no issues getting up them even after a long day of sight seeing. Just keep this in mind when you pack.

Although it was nosiy at times in the evening, once you close the windows you do not really hear the street noise. Our 2 children never had any isssues getting to sleep.

We enjoyed our stay and were happy with our choice. It is a great home base from which one can easily explore what Edinburgh has to offer.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review Stephen. I'm glad you all enjoyed your stay and hope to see you back again soon.
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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rugby Weekend
11 May 2017 - 15 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Nightly Rate
28 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Nightly Rate
29 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
August Festival 2017
30 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas / New Year
21 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
August Festival 2018
30 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Please note that prices for special events like Rugby and the Edinburgh Marathon can be provided upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Edinburgh International
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
All within walking distance
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Rosyth Ferry Terminal
Nearest Train
200 Metres
Waverly Train Station
Car: not necessary

Close to the world famous Edinburgh Castle (2 min walk), 5-10 mins to Waverly Railway station and bus station.

This property is in the middle of the Royal Mile and within walking distance of Holyrood House (Queen's official Scottish Residence) and The Scottish Parliament.


Partner Offers

Portable wifi hotspot

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