Entire home/flat

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed

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Castle Steps 1 bedroom Old Town apartment fantastic location with great views over the city, located on Johnstone terrace nestled beneath the castle and central for all attractions
An ideal location for your short break or longer stay

The space

This 2nd floor apartment(sorry no lift) is located just below the Castle and and fine open views
Open plan kitchen lounge /diner
large bedroom with king size bed
2 persons bookable

Guest access

The whole apartment is available for your use
keys avilable for self check in
self check in 2pm till 10pm
check out by 10.15 am sorry we cannot store bags after this time

Interaction with guests

This apartment is self check in but If you have any questions during your stay then we are a phone call away oe email away to help out

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The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 2PM - 10PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/flat
Self check-in: Lockbox


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: 40
Security Deposit: 100
Weekly Discount: 15%
Weekend Price: 105 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 2PM - 10PM

no smoking



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Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Safety card

4 nights minimum stay.
From Jul 28 - Aug 31, 2017 the minimum stay is 6 nights.

43 Reviews

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Jedy User Profile
July 2017
Great view of old town. It's about as central as you can get to be in the heart of old town Edinburgh.
Tony And Jayne User Profile
Response from Tony And Jayne:
Thank you for your castle steps apartment review
July 2017

Edward User Profile
July 2017
Very nice apartment in a fantastic location!
Tony And Jayne User Profile
Response from Tony And Jayne:
thank you so much for your review of the castle steps apartment
July 2017

Arlette User Profile
June 2017
This apartment is just wonderful: great central location, Nicole decorated, remodeled flat in old town building. The views are great! Just beware that it is on the 3rd floor (us) with no elevator. Everything you need is there , including some coffee, tea, water and cookies upon arrival ! The restaurants nearby are great if you don't want to go far.
Tony And Jayne User Profile
Response from Tony And Jayne:
Thank you so much for your castle steps apartment review
June 2017

Tamar User Profile
June 2017
The location could not have been better. We would step out our door each day and be in the heart of all the most interesting and exciting parts of the city. The windows of the flat look out on Victoria Street (J.K.Rowling's inspiration for Diagon Alley in Harry Potter). Out front door was the Royal Mile near the very impressive castle. There were sites, restaurants and shops close by allowing us to walk everywhere we needed. The flat was very clean, modern and stylish. Tony and Jayne were very good at communication and it was easy to check in, even though we arrived late at night and left early in the morning. We would have given the place five stars and a hearty recommendation, except for the street noise coming in the windows from Victoria Street. The loud drunken yelling and singing from the echoey street was excessive, and went on each night and into the mornings. The old double hung wood windows, even with their wooden shutters and heavy curtains closed, let in so much noise it was hard to sleep. There was a note in the flat about them not being able to swap out the windows for historical reasons, so there may not be anything more they can do about it. One morning around 4AM some loud drunks pressed the front door intercom buzzer over and over for several minutes waking us up. We picked up the intercom and threatened calling the police which didn't dissuade them at all. If you like to hit the pubs all night and don't need a quiet night's sleep, this might be the perfect place for you.

Cameron User Profile
June 2017
The place was located right next to the castle and all the action. The flat itself was very welcoming and felt like home. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!
Tony And Jayne User Profile
Response from Tony And Jayne:
Thank you for your castle steps apartment review many thanks
June 2017

Liza User Profile
May 2017
This flat really is in a great location, just near Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, Grassmarket, and easy walking distance to the National Galleries, Princes Street, the National Museum, the Festival Theater, and more. There are several restaurants in the same block, so it's easy to find food even when you're exhausted. It's up a lot of stairs, though. If you're coming from Waverley or the tram or buses, it's up a good hill and a flight of steps even before getting to the front door, and then two flights of stairs to the flat. Because of that, the flat has beautiful views over Victoria Street and Grassmarket, and we could see the modern section of the National Museum. The flat is spacious and comfortable, in addition to being clean and functional. The washing machine and dishwasher work (as expected), and it's stocked with all the silverware and dishes you could need. (Conveniently, there were also bottles of cooking oil and hot sauce in the cupboard.) The bathroom is fairly small. Other reviewers have commented on the noise from bars at night ... we heard it too, and one night my partner wore earplugs to help him sleep, but with the shutters and curtains closed I didn't think it was unreasonable. (And maybe that's just what you get for staying in a beautiful old building in a great neighborhood with active night life.)
Tony And Jayne User Profile
Response from Tony And Jayne:
Thank you for your kind review of the castle steps apartment best wishes
May 2017

Luciano User Profile
May 2017
Great location and views from the apartment. Very comfortable and very well equipped to have a great staying.
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Response from Tony And Jayne:
many thanks Thank you for your review of Castle steps apartment
May 2017

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We are a family business giving personal attention if you are looking for an apartment for a family or business trip 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.

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