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Homely 2 bedroom apartment in the desirable and popular Morningside area

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Edinburgh, Scotland
Located in a quiet street just off Morningside Road this is a great location for anyone looking for a city break without the bustle and noise of a city centre location. The area is serviced by buses running every 10 minutes to the City Centre and Old Town just a short ride away. The apartment is a 1930 art deco design with all amenities that a self-catering guest will need to create a home from home experience. The rest of the apartments in the block are residential with very friendly owners who are happy to stop and chat.
Listing #HL1174751
About the Owner
Steven M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
Interaction with guests
On booking we send guests a confirmation email and are happy to answer any questions or provide advice for their trip. Once travel plans are finalised we ask guests to provide an approximate arrival time so that we can meet them at the apartment. This is so that we can hand over the keys, make sure they are comfortable and answer any questions. Should guests need help or advise during their stay we encourage them to call us.
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Reviewed December 9, 2014

We often stay in Edinburgh for long periods..at Holyrood [2 to 3 months], but wanted to find a new property close to where we used to live at Bruntsfield. Booking months ahead was fairly painless. Closer we had some trouble making contact as owners were...More

Date of stay: November 2014
Thank DTNorthCoast
RetaVBH, VR Owner at Homely 2 bedroom apartment in the desirable and popular Morningside area, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review our property and responding so well to our follow up e-mails after your stay. We are glad that you found our approach professional and that you wish to come back. As I explained in my e-mails we...More

Reviewed December 2, 2014

We love Morningside and with the efficient and frequent city buses, all of Edinburgh is virtually at your doorstep. Also, it is so convenient to have the Waitrose grocery store just a block away and, of course, Canny Man's pub nearby. John, Reta and Steven...More

Date of stay: November 2014
Thank Bryan B
RetaVBH, VR Owner at Homely 2 bedroom apartment in the desirable and popular Morningside area, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2015

Many thank for your kind review. We like to fix any problem quickly as we can, it not only helps you but us as well and prevents things getting worse. 'A stitch in time' attitude. Thank you for pointing it out actually, we would not...More

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Reviewed November 27, 2014

We spent 5 days at Retas Apartment. The flat is easy to reach and lovely equiped to a very high standard. Everything was clean and tidy. A perfect place in the middle of morningside. Nearby you will find lots of nice restaurants and shops. The...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank Goelles
RetaVBH, VR Owner at Homely 2 bedroom apartment in the desirable and popular Morningside area, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2014

Thank you for your review. Morningside is a lovely area with so many cafes, bars, restaurant and shops to explore. The bus service is great to, with many bus routes passing along Morningside Road to the city centre there is always one just about to...More

  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check out: 11:00 AM
There is no smoking in the apartment but there is a patio area with a bench out the front of the apartment which guests are welcome to use for smoking. We do not allow parities to...
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    1 King
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  • Damage Deposit: C$86 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Morningside is a vibrant area with supermarkets, many shops, delis, cafes and restaurants. There is much to see and do here without visiting the city centre. Blackford Hill just 10 minutes' walk from the apartment to the South. The summit provides views over the city to Fife and down the East coast to as far as North Berwick. This area also has Blackford pond home to many ducks and swans as well as The Hermitage of Braid, a very tranquil and relaxing woodland water walk with visitors centre and small café. Guests also like to walk to the Old town. This takes about 25 to 30 minutes through the Meadows Park and original site of The Bruntsfield Links golf club. Now a pitch and putt course golf has been played here since the 15th century.
Getting around
Edinburgh is a compact city so most of the sights can be seen on foot once in the centre. From Morningside bus numbers 11, 15, 15A, 16 and 5 all run to Princes Street each at 10 minute intervals. Bus fares are £1.60 for a single journey or £4 for an unlimited day ticket. From Waverley Bridge outside the train station there are a number of hop on hop off bus tours that visit the sights. For tours further afield there are a number for tour companies that provide day trips and longer to areas around Scotland. We can provide assistance with arranging trips.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh Airport: 16.0 km
Railway: Waverley Station: 3.5 km
On booking we send guests comprehensive directions on how to get to the apartment from various transport hubs and modes of transport.
The apartment is situated in Morningside 2 miles from the city centre. Morningside Road, just 2 minutes' walk from the apartment is services by 5 bus services each running at 10 minute intervals to the city centre so there is always a bus due.
If guests are coming by car we can provide advice for parking.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 9.0 km.
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