Comfortable living roomBreakfast is included
Georgian splendour in the centre

Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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Welcome to our family home in the centre of Edinburgh's World Heritage Site
Your quiet, comfortable double room is south facing with views over the private 17 acre Moray Place gardens (and you can borrow the keys)
Renovated private bathroom with huge shower

The space

Welcome to Moray Place. Our apartment forms part of this splendid Georgian crescent built to James Craig's design around 1780.

Our guest room comfortably sleeps two in a double bed. We can also provide a travel cot and other baby equipment (including a pushchair) on request.

We provide free wifi and tea and coffee making facilities in the room. You are welcome to use our kitchen to prepare light meals and snacks and a continental breakfast is be provided

LGBT friendly

Guest access

Our guest room contains a comfortable double bed and has a recently renovated private shower room with under floor heating.
There are wonderful views across the private gardens form the rooms.
There is very little traffic, and friends from London have complained that it is too quiet! You may be able to hear the resident owl or woodpecker.
You are welcome to use the washing machine, please ask first and I'll show you how.
We have keys to the private Moray Feu gardens, which are a joy to explore and great for barbecues in the long summer evenings, or a handy shortcut down the hill.

Interaction with guests

We love to welcome visitors into our home, we can be flexible about check in as I work from home. For practical purposes, I prefer guests that have activities planned during the day as I work from home often during the week.

We have a selection of guide books and leaflets to help you plan your trip and are happy to give recommendations of local must sees
You are welcome to relax in the living room or make yourself a meal with ingredients from the farmers' market

Other things to note

Forgotten your toothbrush? We probably have a spare. There is a hairdryer, radio with iphone dock and travel adaptor in the room, we can also lend you an iphone charger.

Hogmanay minimum of 4 nights please


International Science Festival 1 – 16 April 2017
The International Science Festival features a host of fun and educational events, lectures and attractions celebrating all things scientific.

TradFest Edinburgh 26 April – 6 May 2017
Edinburgh’s traditional arts festival, featuring music, dance, storytelling and more.

Beltane Fire Festival 30 April 2017
Beltane is an ancient Celtic festival and Edinburgh plays host to some colourful and exciting celebrations to mark the date.

Imaginate Festival 27 May – 4 Jun 2017
The Imaginate Festival is Edinburgh’s children’s festival and has loads of plays, activities and fun things to do for youngsters of all ages.

Leith Festival 10 – 18 June 2017
Celebrate all things Leith at this festival, featuring music, dance, art and other exciting events.

The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling 8 – 18 June 2017
The first Edinburgh Festival of Cycling took place in 2013. Organised by locals, this Festival will return for the fifth time in 2017 and will be a real showcase for all aspects of bicycle culture and the host city.

Edinburgh International Film Festival 21 June – 2 July 2017
The Edinburgh Film Festival is an internationally-renowned event on the movie festival circuit and attracts premieres and stars from all over the world.

Edinburgh International Magic Festival 30 June – 8 July 2017
Cutting-edge, magical acts from around the world perform circus, illusion, comedy and theatre.

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 14 – 23 July 2017 Get your gladrags on and party to the sounds of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, a popular event which attracts international talent.

Edinburgh Art Festival 27 July – 27 August 2017
Edinburgh Art Festival celebrates the visual arts in all its diversity, from world-class exhibitions to strikingly original installations.

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 4 – 28 August 2017
Getting bigger, better and – some may say – weirder every year, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the highlight of many a festival-goer’s calendar.

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 4 – 26 August 2017
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is a spectacular event taking place on the Castle Esplanade.

Just Festival TBC 2017
The Festival of Spirituality and Peace features music, dance, talks and other events highlighting humanitarian issues and causes.

Edinburgh International Festival 4 – 28 August 2017
The one that started it all, the Edinburgh International Festival is a feast of world-class music, dance and theatrical performances.

Edinburgh International Book Festival 12 – 28 August 2017
This literary event attracts major names in the writing, publishing and political fields to the serene Charlotte Square Gardens setting.

Edinburgh Mela Festival Unknown for 2017
Celebrating the cultural diversity of the city, the Mela Festival brings colour and exotic flair to Edinburgh in August.

Scottish Storytelling Festival 20 October – 31 October 2017
Celebrating the great Scottish oral tradition, the Story Telling Festival showcases the talents of national bards, poets and tale-spinners.

Samhuinn Fire Festival 31 October 2017
Samhuinn Fire Festival is a modern re-imagining of an ancient celtic festival marking the end of summer and rise of winter

Edinburgh’s Christmas November 2017 – 4 Jan 2018 (TBC)
Edinburgh sparkles at Christmas and features events, attractions and shows for all the family to enjoy during the festival season.

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 30 December 2017 – 1 January 2018
End the year with the biggest street party in the world!

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Private bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 3PM - 9PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Private room

Wireless Internet

Cleaning Fee £15
Security Deposit £300
Weekend Price £100 / night
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 3PM - 9PM

No smoking in our apartment.
Please don't bring any other guests home without asking first
Try not to let the cats into the guest room
Please respect our family home
Check in is after 3pm and before 10pm
Check out is 11am
We would prefer our guests did not wear outdoor shoes and provide slippers in the room
Lost keys fee £50
Don't put anything apart from toilet paper down the WC


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

47 Reviews

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Linda User Profile
September 2017
Rachel and Raj were great hosts and the room was beautiful. The room and ensuite are extremely private and the inclusion of breakfast foods in the morning was a really lovely touch. Very close to the main shopping strip, Edinburgh Castle and other main attractions. Would highly recommend.

Ashley User Profile
September 2017
I had a truly lovely stay! It was very nearby the city center, and bus stops from the airport. Rachel and her family were incredibly easy to communicate with both in advance and during my stay. The room was incredibly comfortable and I slept like a dream. The park off of the flat is a beautiful place to stroll and the light coming through the windows in the morning was just gorgeous. Rachel gave me a number of recommendations when I checked in that were all walkable, and they were great. They also laid out a nice breakfast in the mornings to start you off for the day which was very kind. Many things are easily walkable from this great location! Thanks again, I hope to be back soon.

Cary User Profile
August 2017
Good location.

卡罗 User Profile
August 2017
my first time in airbnb and definitely worth is a lovely room with perfect location.

Annette User Profile
June 2017
Wonderful location for discovering everything Edinburgh has to offer! The room has a lovely view of the gardens which proved to be peaceful and refreshing after long walks around the city. Rachel and Raj were great hosts!

Minju User Profile
May 2017
Great location and clean room! It was my first time to stay at airbnb but Rachel's place is good enough to use the airbnb again for my travel. She and her husband were so friendly and helpful! Thank you! I do definitely recommend the place!!

Sarah User Profile
May 2017
Absolutely perfect! Great location, gorgeous accommodation and lovely hosts.

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Rachel User Profile

Hi we are Rachel and Navraj,

We love to travel and spend as much time as possible in Italy. We are just back from an awesome Air BnB trips to Barcelona and Japan.

When we are home we like to run and cycle, sometimes with our son tagging along too. We love to eat well, either out or entertaining at home. I work from home as a photographer, Navraj is an academic. We have two friendly cats at our listing "Georgian Splendour" who you might spot in the photos. We keep them out of the guest room. There are no pets in the other listings.

We enjoy entertaining visitors in our home and have met so many fantastic people through air bnb. Edinburgh is a great city, we'd love to share it with you. We have a pile of guide books and would be happy to help you plan your trip with recommendations of where to visit, eat and drink while you are here.

If you are travelling with kids, no problem. We can probably lend you a lot of the baby equipment you need to save you carrying it, and have a house full of books and toys plus lots of recommendations of things to do to keep your kids enteretained.

We speak English, French, Italian, Arabic, Punjabi and really terrible Russian

Looking forward to meeting you...

PS, I'm a member of the compulsory Landlord Registration Scheme vetted and approved by the Council. Registration numb

Languages: English, Français, Italiano, العربية
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