The Royal Mile Snug, 5 minutes from the Castle!


Entire rental unit hosted by Ashlie&Grant

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the flat to yourself.
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Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
The best location! 5 minutes from the castle! 2 minutes from Waverley train station! A modern and well equipped studio apartment that is in quite possibly the best location in Edinburgh. Set just back from the Royal mile, you are a few minutes walk to both the Castle and the Train Station and Airport transport links.

The space
Do you want a fabulous apartment with all mod cons, in the best location in Edinburgh? Then look no further than The Royal Mile Snug!

Thinking about doing a tour up to the Lochs, Islands and Castles of Scotland? Whether its a 1 day tour to Loch Ness and Glencoe or a 3 day trip to the Isle of Skye, I am delighted to be able to offer a 5% discount on ALL "Highland Experience Tours" - just enter the promotion code: ASHLIE
when booking to receive your discount !!
For the most popular 1 day tour leaving from Edinburgh, the discount makes Highland Experience the most competitive in the city!

1 night stays welcome - please message me
Please note there is a 2 night minimum stay at weekends and we cannot accommodate changeovers on a Saturday

The snug is a newly refurbished, cosy apartment - the main living area consists of a modern kitchen with all mod cons (fridge/freezer, washing machine, oven and hob, Lavazza Pod Coffee Machine etc) and a luxurious seating area with WIFI, Bluetooth Speaker, DAB radio and Smart TV with built in DVD player.
The separate double bedroom has a double bed, window seat, double wardrobe and full length mirror.
There is also a shower room with power shower and WC.
Carpeted throughout and excellent central heating for those chilly Edinburgh nights!

Other snug essentials to make your city break perfect include:
Flat screen TV, WIFI, DAB radio, bluetooth speaker for mp3/iPod, towels and linens, hairdryer and toiletries, iron and board, umbrella(!) and kitchen supplies. If there is anything else we can help with from restaurant recommendations to arranging a bottle of champers on ice for your arrival, then please just ask!

Please read our house rules before booking!

No Saturday arrivals/departures
Check in time 3pm onwards (flexible)
Check out time 11am

New Year - 4 night minimum stay
August - 3 night minimum stay
Marathon - 3 night minimum stay

Due to the central location, you are in the heart of the Old Town so public transport is not really required, however you are minutes away from a variety of routes all over the city.
The Train station is approximately 2 minutes walk from the apartment.
Airport bus stop is approximately 5 minutes walk also.
Local bus number 35 departs the airport and stops a few minutes away from the Snug, however it does take around an hour!
Taxi fares to and from the airport are approx £25

Best parking option is NCP Blackfriars Street or Waverley Station Parking
On street parking is a maximum of 4 hours so this the only really option for stays over 1 day
However FYI - Sundays are free to park anywhere in Edinburgh (except double yellow lines)

Longer stays welcome, please message me for details

We look forward to welcoming you soon, and please check out our other snug -
The Grassmarket Snug
The Leith Snug

What this place offers

Pets allowed
Washing machine
Hair dryer
Long-term stays allowed

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4.79 out of 5 stars from 450 reviews


Where you’ll be

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Great restaurants and bars
Historical attractions and views
Buzzing atmosphere

Hosted by Ashlie&Grant

Joined in November 2014
  • 1,155 Reviews
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We are a Scottish couple who have lived in Scotland's capital city for around 20 years We love travelling, good food and wine and snowboarding!


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During your stay

We strive to meet all our guests but depending on arrival time this is not always possible
However we are available by phone, email and whassapp throughout your stay
  • Response rate: 88%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 16:00 - 02:00
Check out: 10:00
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit – if you damage the home, you may be charged up to £100

Cancellation policy

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