Castle Lookout Apartment

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Entire rental unit hosted by Aileen

  1. 4 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bathroom
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Wow, just look at that view of Edinburgh Castle! Our apartment is right in the heart of the historical Old Town of Edinburgh, in an unbeatable and enviable location. Our beautiful, homely apartment is waiting to welcome up to 4 guests and provide you with all the amenities you need for a comfortable and memorable stay. A great choice of bars, cafes and restaurants are right on your doorstep and you'll love how easy it is to get around and explore Edinburgh’s most popular attractions.

The space
Climb our spiral staircase to our cosy 1 bedroom apartment and you will be rewarded with a view extraordinaire! You can't help but be impressed with the stunning view of Edinburgh Castle. Enjoy a glass of wine or a cup of coffee looking at the view of the castle, any time, any season! Look at our special rates for stays of a week or more!

Castle Lookout Apartment is a 3rd floor, 1 bedroom apartment in the Grassmarket, in the Old Town of Edinburgh. It's the perfect location to walk to all Edinburgh's city centre attractions. The apartment is ideal for a couple but there is a separate sofa bed available in the living room if you are 2 friends staying. We can accommodate children, please just contact ask. The apartment is equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay! There is a double bedroom, living/dining room, small kitchen and shower room for your use. In contrast to overlooking the lively Grassmarket from the living room, the bedroom overlooks a quiet courtyard at the back and both with secondary glazing. So for those sleeping on the sofa bed you can enjoy the atmosphere in the Grassmarket but shut it out for a good nights sleep! If you need more space or need accommodation close by for other family members or friends we have a similar apartment on the 1st floor that can be booked also called Stunning Castle View apartment at Porteous Pend.

We like to meet you personally when you arrive and answer any questions you may have and help you get the most from your stay.

What better way to start your day of exploring Edinburgh than with our light breakfast of porridge, and coffee from our Nespresso machine. We also provide tea, milk and a pack of shortbread, Scottish toiletries and other essential items.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 double bed
Living room
1 sofa bed

What this place offers

City skyline view
Kitchen
Wifi
TV
Free washing machine
Luggage drop-off allowed
Travel cot
Children’s books and toys
High chair
Hair dryer

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Where you’ll be

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Edinburgh is exploding with life during the famous Festival Fringe and the Hogmanay party. However there is so much more to Edinburgh, making it an ideal all year round holiday destination. The apartment is right on the Grassmarket in Edinburgh (Airbnb seems to locate it in the wrong place!) - with plenty to see and do right on your doorstep. It's hard not to be drawn to all that the old town can offer unless of course you are looking for a quiet holiday to get away from it all! With only a few minutes walk to the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, Museum of Scotland and Greyfriars Kirkyard you've got plenty of time to linger in the many pubs, restaurants and cafes on the way. There is so much to see and do in Edinburgh whether for a few days or a few weeks. Visit the many shops, theatres, art galleries and museums. Or simply wander down the many closes and small streets of the old town and discover Edinburgh's gruesome past!
The Grassmarket itself gets its name from local farmers selling hay, corn and seed. It is better known however for it's public hangings, taking place until 1784 and for the famous Porteous riot. Take a tour and discover the story of the body snatchers Burke and Hare, how half-hingit Maggie survived the Gallows and the world famous story of Greyfriars Bobby!

Hosted by Aileen

  1. Joined in February 2014
  • 1,355 Reviews
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I was born and bred in the heart of Scotland. It wasn't till I left Edinburgh for my 1st job did I realise what am amazing city it was. I look forward to welcoming you to one of my apartments and for you to see for yourselves the City of Edinburgh!
I was born and bred in the heart of Scotland. It wasn't till I left Edinburgh for my 1st job did I realise what am amazing city it was. I look forward to welcoming you to one of my…

During your stay

Keys will be in the key safe for you from 4pm. Due to the current situation and cleaning protocol we may not be able to offer early bag drop off or leaving bags after check-out, but please ask. We don't have a separate space for storing luggage.

As the apartment is self catering we will let you enjoy your stay in peace. If however there are any problems you can contact us at any time during your stay. If however there are any problems you can contact us at any time during your stay. We pride ourself in looking after our guests and making their stay as comfortable and easy as we can. We are therefore contactable at any time of the day to help you (Airbnb messaging, mobile or apartment phone) and will try and solve any issues as quickly as possible. Please remember though, if we don't know about a problem we can't fix it.
Keys will be in the key safe for you from 4pm. Due to the current situation and cleaning protocol we may not be able to offer early bag drop off or leaving bags after check-out, bu…

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House rules

Check-in: After 16:00
Check out: 10:00
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit – if you damage the home, you may be charged up to £200

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