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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2014

We ended up here when our original apartment had an plumbing issue and were booked here by them. I think we got a good deal as this apartment would sleep 6 comfortably so we had a room each! Great apartment. No issues except the corkscrew was broken (LOL) Comfortable. Located about £10 cab fare from city centre. Nice neighbours who...

1Thank An1e_W
Portaferry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2014 via mobile

very basic and old accommodation. no curtains in living room with bright street light shining in and lots of traffic noise. very small and old tv. kitchen had no teapot or egg cups. in 2014 this is basic stuff. no shaving point. toilet unusable if you are a little overweight. other apartments across road in hopetoun crescent of similar price...

Thank michael b
Reviewed 10 February 2014

Auld Reekie has all the basics you need in a low budget kind of way. Everything is clearly pretty cheap but it's warm, there's hot water and you get a towel each. It's adequately clean but I would say it's been a while since it was deep cleaned or had any money spent on it. 64 steps up to the...

Thank HexhamJane
Ironbridge Shropshire
Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

Stayed for the weekend with friends and overall the apartment was clean, in a great spot and just what we needed with 6 of us. Well kept and spacious. The tiny gripe for us was just the little touches like no tea or coffee or salt and pepper. In the grand scheme of it they are not important but litle...

Thank houghielizzie
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 September 2013

After a five day walking tour staying at B&Bs, it was great to be able to prepare our own meals and wash our clothes. While there was a washing machine, no washing powder or sachets was provided, which did mean the purchase of a box at the supermarket to do just one load of washing - rather wasteful. However the...

1Thank Felicity G
Reviewed 19 March 2013

This is a very pleasant apartment near the centre of Edinburgh, within easy walking distance of many of the city's attractions. I'd have no hesitation in recommending this as a place to stay: it's quiet, well-maintained, spacious and everything was in good working order. Free WiFi was a bonus for the very reasonable price. I would note that there are...

1Thank Brother T
Dundee Scotland
Reviewed 12 March 2013

I booked a 2 night stay for myself and 5 friends to stay at the royal mile apartment on Canongate. The apartment was very spacious with a good size kitchen the apartment was lovely and clean. Asked if I could check in earlier due to our arrival time, was emailed by Craig the night before to say the apartment would...

Thank CheeksJB75
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2012 via mobile

Stayed in apartment in parkside street! Good location 15 minute walk to centre okay during the day but would advise taxi on an evening! Apartment has everything you could possibly need! Would recommend 100%

Thank Juleshigh
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 September 2012

This was property number 5. A real charmer, flowers and window boxes all round 4 bedrooms over 3 floors with 2 full bathrooms. 2 doubles and 2 singles We were 5 and this cottage was more than spacious. the single rooms are on the ground floors were a little small but comfortable. Also on the ground floor is the lounge...

1Thank Kessr A
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 16 August 2012

This review is for a 3 bedroom apartment just off the royal mile that is on the third floor of an 1850's building so no lift. The stairs are a bit of a hike, not too bad but elderly or injured should not book this flat. The apartment had 1 3/4 baths which were redone by the owner/proprietors and are...

1Thank CalaX2

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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Address: St Mary's Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town , Castle / Royal Mile / High St
Number of rooms: 8
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“Plan your things according to check inn(02Pm) and check out(11Am) timmings”
  • Main Bathroom
  • View from apartment entrance
  • Kitchen with all equipments
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 of 5 bubbles IrfanNoman, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The front room of the apartment is very noisy. You will need earplugs.”
 of 5 bubbles Baggy78, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Don't sleep in the front bedroom without earplugs!”
 of 5 bubbles HexhamJane, 10 Feb 2014 | Read review
“This review related to Apartment No 3 situated on Parkside St in the south of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles br0thert, 19 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Not for the elderly or infirm so seek one of their other offerings”
 of 5 bubbles CalaX2, 16 Aug 2012 | Read review
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