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“Superb,very sunny apartment with an impresive view”
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Bright, south facing kitchen/ dining with spectacular open outlook over Edinburgh's iconic skyline
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Bright, south facing kitchen/ dining with spectacular open outlook over Edinburgh's iconic skyline
Balcony entrance South-facing sunny balcony
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8 reviews
Bright, south facing kitchen/ dining with spectacular open outlook over Edinburgh's iconic skyline
Balcony entrance
South-facing sunny balcony
Kitchen with door to pantry/laundry room
Open plan living
Sitting room with bright sunny outlook
Bar stools and extractor fan
Castle view from kitchen, dining /living area
East view
Apartment's open southerly outlook over green fields
Top flat with breathtaking ,panoramic views to Castle , Arthur's seat, Calton Hill and Pentland
Master bedroom with en-suite and shower room.
Bedroom with door to en-suite and shower room
Kingsize bed with pocket sprung mattress
Bathroom
En-suite and shower room
private parking space at end of peaceful cul de sac
Arthur's seat and city skyline from apartment
Balcony view of Edinburgh skyline
Apartment from other side of field
East Gate Cafe Botanic Gardens 5 minutes walk from apartment
Gateway Restaurant, Botanic Gardens
Hot House Entrance , Botanic Gardens
Typical Botanics tree view
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Edinburgh, Scotland

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martha821
Montevideo, Uruguay
Level 2 Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Superb,very sunny apartment with an impresive view”
Reviewed December 15, 2014 for a stay in November 2014
1
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This flat is first class in a very modern and luxurious building with a breathtaking view of Edinburgh skyline.
Location is fantastic (you can get to the city centre in about 10 minutes with the bus stop just one block away)
The apartment is very confortable and equipped with everything you could possibly need.
Grahame .the ownwer is very friendly and helpful and I would unreservedly recommend castle View apartment to anyone.

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Liked best: the magnificent view and the kitchen
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Solo Traveller
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Iswaree B
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Serene and peaceful”
Reviewed July 4, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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person found this review helpful

Grahame, the owner, has been very accommodating and a wonderful host. He ensured we were comfortable at all times and made us feel very welcomed!

The apartment was very clean, spacious and had an amazing view of the new town. A nice 30 min walk to city centre. I could not have asked for a better place - felt like a home away from home.

Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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bethcrabc...
Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Modern Flat with Surperb View!”
Reviewed July 25, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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people found this review helpful

My husband and I spent a week in this lovely newish flat located just one mile north of the Royal Mile. The fourth-floor flat, easily accessible by a lift, was comfortably appointed, well-maintained and had a designated parking spot for our car. Having two bathrooms was a bonus. Bus stops were very handy, making access to Old Town and New Town very easy. The view from the flat of the entire skyline of the Old Town was just amazing! Grahame Jack was a delightful landlord, and we eagerly recommend this property for a stay in Edinburgh!

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Liked best: The amazing view and convenience in parking
Liked least: No ice maker, but this was not important
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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cape cod
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Fabulous scenic view of Edinburgh city skyline”
Reviewed August 2, 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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We stay in apartments often when we are overseas. This is definitely the most comfortable we have ever found, at a price that is a real bargain. We needed to spend two weeks in Edinburgh for business and were going to go the "lazy" route, staying in a Marriott Residence Inn. However, they would not guarantee a non-smoking room! So at the last minute, we were stuck looking for an apartment that was not already rented.
Our needs: Definitely non-smoking. Very quiet.
We lucked out. Grahame Jack had just decided to put his apartment up for rental for the summer season, and we were his first customers.
This rental turned out to be fabulous. Grahame is a real gentleman. The apartment was light-filled and spacious, with a fully modern kitchen with all the necessary utensils. We were never once bothered by noise. The bed was oh-so-comfortable and one whole wall was glass, so that you could look out in the morning and see the city dawn with the majestic castle reigning supreme. As the sun set (well after 10 at the height of the summer), we could see the lights of the city gradually come on. This was post-card living at its finest.
We were just a bit out of the city center, which is what we wanted, but public bus routes a two minute walk away gave us all the easy access we needed. Indeed, the city bus system is so good that we were able to get to many, many places outside the city just by hopping on the bus right near Grahame's place.
We definitely hope to stay there again, and we would recommend the apartment.

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Liked best: The beautiful view and the quiet, slightly out of town ambiance.
Liked least: Can't think of anything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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