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Old Town apartment

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
The apartment is situated on the 1st floor of an old historic listed building beside Edinburgh Castle. Old Town 163 has been newly refurbished, tastefully decorated and furnished to a very high standard. While many of the original features have been retained the apartment has been fitted out with all modern conveniences to make this apartment a unique and comfortable place to stay. The sitting room is a lovely space to relax in and can also sleep two people on a comfortable sofa bed.From the sitting room windows the view is south facing across the old town to the Pentland Hills beyond. There are two spacious bedrooms,one with king size four poster bed, the other with two single beds both bedrooms have hand carved dark wood furniture. The fitted kitchen has modern appliances includ...The apartment is situated on the 1st floor of an old historic listed building beside Edinburgh Castle. Old Town 163 has been newly refurbished, tastefully decorated and furnished to a very high standard. While many of the original features have been retained the apartment has been fitted out with all modern conveniences to make this apartment a unique and comfortable place to stay. The sitting room is a lovely space to relax in and can also sleep two people on a comfortable sofa bed.From the sitting room windows the view is south facing across the old town to the Pentland Hills beyond. There are two spacious bedrooms,one with king size four poster bed, the other with two single beds both bedrooms have hand carved dark wood furniture. The fitted kitchen has modern appliances including a dishwasher, washing machine, fridge with small freezer box and all equipment provided for your convenience. The shower room is fitted to a high standard with a powerful shower, toilet and wash hand basin. There is also a separate toilet with wash hand basin.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No parties or events Non smoking Apartment must be left clean and tidy. All rubbish must be taken to outside rubbish bin.
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 1 Shower
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About the Owner
mary p
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2014
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Reviewed November 9, 2019 via mobile

Very nice apartment located right next to the castle. A lot to see just around the corner. Mary was very helpful with everything and answers your messages really quickly. Could definitely book again!

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Laura Y
maryp2273, VR Owner at Old Town apartment, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review.I would love to welcome you back if you decide on a return visit!

Reviewed October 24, 2019

Our stay in the apartment could not have been nicer. The location was awesome. We were able to easily reach all the Royal Mile, the Grassmarket, and the New Town had to offer without renting a car. There was a Sainsbury's within easy walking distance...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Kathleen V
maryp2273, VR Owner at Old Town apartment, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2019

I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Edinburgh and that you found the apartment comfortable.It was lovely to meet you all and I would definitely love to welcome you back. Thank you for choosing to stay at Old Town 163...More

Reviewed October 21, 2019

Beautiful apartment! Clean and spacious considering it's in the heart of the city. Comfy beds with lovely bed linen and well equipped kitchen. Central to all the main attractions, pubs and restaurants. Nice little personal touches left by Mary which made it feel like home...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Lilias B
maryp2273, VR Owner at Old Town apartment, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2019

Lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay.Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I would love to welcome you back if you decide on a return visit.

Reviewed September 25, 2019

Lovely apartment situated near the Castle just off the Royal Mile. Spacious, well laid out and nicely decorated/furnished. Had good views from the window seats looking out over old town and the hills in the distance. Location was good, lots of places to eat and...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Maria J
maryp2273, VR Owner at Old Town apartment, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2019

Lovely to hear that you found the location convenient and that you would return.Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, it is much appreciated.

Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

My family and I spent a few days over a weekend and it was great. A short walk from anything in the Old Town. It was the middle point of our two week trip so the ability to wash clothes was a godsend. The kitchen...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank scottnthewoods
maryp2273, VR Owner at Old Town apartment, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2019

It was lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Edinburgh and that you found the apartment comfortable.If ever you revisit Edinburgh I would love to welcome you back. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review it is much appreciated.

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Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Great apartment in the best location. We visited Edinburgh for Hogmanay and couldn’t have asked for any more. Apartment was clean and had all the facilities. It was so useful was being so near all the central tourist spots. Mary was also very responsive.

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank sonalm386
maryp2273, VR Owner at Old Town apartment, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It is always appreciated. Good to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Edinburgh and found the location of the apartment convenient.I would love the opportunity to welcome you back sometime.

Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

We stayed for three nights over Christmas. The space was ideal for a family of four. The apartment was clean, well presented in excellent condition. The kitchen was fully equipped and very functional. Linen clean and good quality. The main living area is south facing...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank simonc80
maryp2273, VR Owner at Old Town apartment, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay in Edinburgh and that you found the apartment comfortable.I would be happy to welcome you back sometime.

Reviewed November 3, 2018

Apartment was very comfortable and beautifully presented, with all amenities. Mary was responsive to every message and the location is second to none. Would stay there again.

Date of stay: October 2018
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maryp2273, VR Owner at Old Town apartment, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It is much appreciated. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the apartment comfortable. I would love to welcome you back sometime in the future

Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Literally right beside the castle and close to restaurants and shops. Lovely decor throughout. Mary was extremely flexible and helpful.

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Sharon H
maryp2273, VR Owner at Old Town apartment, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review it is always appreciated. Good to hear that you enjoyed the location . Would love to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here with another couple for three nights. The apartment is within walking distance to many must-sees, especially Edinburgh Castle! Many, many great places to eat and shop close by. Mary was very easy to communicate with and provided thorough instructions....More

Date of stay: September 2018
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maryp2273, VR Owner at Old Town apartment, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

So glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Edinburgh and that you found the apartment comfortable. Would love to welcome you back anytime!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
This superb central location is within a few metres from Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, down steps to the historical Grass Market and Victoria Street with it's many speciality shops and restaurants. Princess Street,The Bridges and George Street are a shoppers dream within walking distance or short bus trip. For those who like some green space Princess St Gardens is a few minutes walk away and Calton Hill and the expansive Meadows Park and also Arthur's Seat are all nearby.
Getting around
The best way to see what Edinburgh has to offer is by foot. The apartment is located in the heart of the Old Town within walking distance of all the major attractions. Edinburgh has a excellent transport system with frequent buses to most locations. Try our new trams! Edinburgh is an excellent base to explore the rest of Scotland with many bus tours available leaving from the High St and 163.
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