Castle View Apartment is a stylish self-catering, first floor, one-bedroom apartment perfect for vacation or business stays in the magnificent city of Edinburgh.
Sleeps 2 people but has a comfortable sofa bed for an extra 2 if needed. (Please not that I do not charge extra for babies or children up to 3 years of age.)
This fantastic apartment is situated right in the heart of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town and boasts a dramatic beautiful view of Edinburgh Castle.
This Castle View Apartment is within minutes walking distance from all major tourist and historic attractions, 5 minute walk from Castle, Royal Mile, Art Galleries, Museums, Theatres, Cinema and on the tourist bus route.
The apartment is fully equipped with everything you may need for a stress free stay while visiting Edinburgh.
For the same price of a hotel, why not have a great stay in your very own apartment and have freedom, privacy and feel local.
The front door is off the main street up what is called the Pend, making it a quiet cul-de-sac from a bustling Grassmarket square.
The apartment is on the first floor so there is not too many stairs to climb.
Free unlimited wi-fi for guest who bring their own laptop & internet devices.
Flat screen tv with Freeview, dvd player, games.
Power shower, complimentary towels, bed linen, hairdryer, iron/ironing board, very comfortable double bed & sofa bed.
Microwave, fan oven, gas hobs, fridge, freezer, kettle, toaster, washing machine, Alarm clock, Central heating, local artwork on walls, Tourist literature.
1 minute from local newsagent.
1minute from huge selection of bars, cafes & restaurants.
5 minutes walk from a good supermarket.
Castle view apartment has recently been renovated to a very high standard and has everything you should need for a great stay in Edinburgh.
You could not stay more centrally than this historic spot in Edinburgh. The city of Edinburgh is a World Heritage Site; the Grassmarket was the central market square (and site of public hangings!) for the Old Town of Edinburgh with 500 years of history and architecture ranging from the 17th to the 21st century.... The Grassmarket area The apartment building itself, ‘Porteous Pend’ is named after captain Porteous, captain of the guard who was hanged in 1736, after the Porteous Riots.
The Grassmarket area has been recently renovated as a bustling tourist area with a friendly, local vibe and offers an array of great independent shops, restaurants and bars. The Grassmarket is proud of its café culture and is a great area to spend an afternoon relaxing and people-watching.....
The best feature of the apartment is the view of the Edinburgh Castle!
There is no smoking in the apartment. It is on the first floor so it is not far to walk down the stairs outside to have a cigarette.
Please keep music noise level down after 10:30pm to respect the neighbours, the apartment block has some long term residents and other holiday guests.
We had a great time at the apartment. It's in a wonderful location and the view of the castle was amazing! Fleur wasn't there to give us the keys to the apartment, but a really sweet girl working at Fleur's shop gave them to us. She also gave us great advice for where to eat and shop in the neighborhood. When the heat wasn't coming on, they were very quick to fix the problem. It might be a tiny bit smaller than it seems in photos, but it was adorable! Overall, it was a great experience.
A really great apartment in a fantastic location. The perfect spot for seeing all the sights and in close proximity to the station. I never tired of the fantastic castle view. This was my first air bnb experience and I was really impressed.
An amazing three days staying in this lovely apartment, the location couldn't be better - view of the castle is wonderful. My first time in Edinburgh and it definitely won't be my last. Thank you Fleur for recommending Under the Stairs, we had a lovely evening relaxing by the fire with a glass of wine :) will recommend this apartment to all my friends! Thanks again, Hollie & Sarah
We stayed for a long weekend in January and absolutely loved our trip. The apartment was a delight to stay in and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a well located, clean and stylish apartment. The view of the Castle is incredible and pictures barely do it justice.
Location of this apartment was the key with plenty of cafés, restaurants and pubs right on the doorstep. Very short walk up to the Royal Mile via Victoria st (I think) with plenty of unique shops from old antiques to twead specialists and even includes a joke shop.
I wouldn't have any hesitation in staying here again!!
Location was perfect! The flat was clean, comfortable, convenient and easy access to the castle, the Royale Mile, food, shopping, things to do and pubs. We had a great 4 day stay and wouldn't change a thing, except maybe for the weather! That's what we get for January though. Fleur was easy to work with and there no surprises as we knew what to expect and what was expected of us. Would absolutely stay again and recommend to anyone staying in Edinburgh!
Amazing Views of the Castle!! Great Location and a Beautiful snug apartment!! Staying here is a must of your coming to Edinburgh.
Originally from the Scottish Highlands but have lived in Edinburgh for most my life so have great local knowledge of the city and run my own independent fashion boutique in the city centre. Traveled to most parts of the globe and still plan to travel to the rest. Studied Anthropology, have a love of independent cinema and red wine.