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Edinburgh Royal Mile - Parliament Square Apartment

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

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

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Old Town - Parliament Square Apartment

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 queen-size bed, has built in wardrobes and a flat screen TV. The second twin bedroom has two single beds 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 queen-size bed in bedroom 1 and two single beds 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.

You can take advantage in hiring a chauffeured drive to the apartment from Edinburgh Airport, if you wish. Please enquire cost when booking.

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

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More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Shahid Raza
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
4 December, 2016

About Shahid Raza

49 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

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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Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(53 traveller reviews)

Edinburgh Royal Mile - Parliament Square Apartment
average rating of 4.735849 based on 57 reviews
4

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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5

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
5

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
4

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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5

Wonderful apartment!!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location, beautiful apartment, everything you could possibly need. Lots to see and do right at your doorstep with plenty of restaurants nearby.

The apartment was as advertised, well kept and clean. Shahid was a pleasure to work with, checking in with us part way through our stay to ensure everything was in order.

Something to be aware of if you have mobility issues, although this apartment is on the 2nd floor, there are 5 flights to climb to reach the apartment.

All in all, a beautiful flat, in a beautiful city. Would definitely stay there again or recommend to others.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fairbanks Alaska
5

Location Location Location!!

  • 5 of 5

The location of the apartment on the Royal Mile is perfect for enjoying the old part of Edinburgh. The apartment itself is one of the nicest we have ever rented. Very tastefully decorated and so much room. We really enjoyed being in the apartment watching all the activities taking place on the Royal Mile. Shahid Raza was wonderful to deal with and was very prompt in responding to any messages. As there is no lift the stairs were somewhat of a challenge, but even having a knee replaced a few months prior to arriving it was definitely doable. Stairs are easy to climb just a lot of them. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

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.

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
 
Christmas / New Year
21 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£690
for 3 nights
From
£230
£1,300
 
 
Rugby
3 Feb 2017 - 6 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£360
for 2 nights
From
£180
 
 
Rugby
24 Feb 2017 - 27 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£360
for 2 nights
From
£180
 
 
Rugby
17 Mar 2017 - 20 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£360
for 2 nights
From
£180
 
 
Rugby Weekend
11 May 2017 - 15 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£400
for 2 nights
From
£200
 
 
August Festival 2017
28 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£500
for 2 nights
From
£250
£1,300
 
 
Christmas / New Year
21 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,350
 
 
August Festival 2018
30 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£520
for 2 nights
From
£260
£1,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£280
for 2 nights
From
£140
From
£150
Fri,Sat
£850
 
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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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 130 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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

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