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About this listing

The space

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!


The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: £10 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: £20
Weekend Price: £110 / night
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 2PM

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.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

330 Reviews


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Ryan User Profile
June 2017
Great location and fairly quiet apartment! We so enjoyed this flat.

Margaret User Profile
June 2017
Everything is in Fleur's pace that you could need. We had a fabulous 3 nights & enjoyed cooking a dinner & also our breakfast. For the other dinners we dined out at the Fiddlers Inn & Footlights! Thanks Fleur!

KahCheng User Profile
June 2017
Indeed a lovely and stylish place. My family and I enjoy our stay. Fleur, the host keep it very clean and neat.

Gerri User Profile
May 2017
This apartment was in a great location at the foot of the castle. Easy walking distance to everything, Edinburgh is not a large city. Communication with Fleur prior to our stay was great. We did not meet her personally as she was out of town the day we arrived and we had an early exit on departure day, but we picked up the key st her shop which is basically across the street and the guest book clearly lays out all the info. Plus we had her contact info if we had needed her. Everything was clean and we appreciated the washing machine to do a load of laundry on our last day. No dryer, but there is a drying rack and all of our stuff was quick dry anyway and completely dry by morning. We would definitely stay here again. Thanks Fleur!

Georgina User Profile
May 2017
Everything from booking to checkout went like clockwork although we didn't actually meet Fleur to say hello or goodbye. The apartment is great for visiting Edinburgh, it's clean, surprisingly quiet, comfortable and the location is great. Thanks for the stay :)

Sarah User Profile
May 2017
Short walk to royal mile, situated in very nice area

Angelia User Profile
May 2017
Our stay was fantastic! We had such a lovely time...view was amazing and the location was great! Fleur is a wonderful and responsive host!

Edinburgh, United Kingdom · Joined in August 2010
Fleur User ProfileFleur is a superhost.

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.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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