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Holyrood Festival Apartments

32 Calton Road, Edinburgh EH8 8DP , Scotland (Castle/Royal Mile/High St)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed in an apartment....if that's what it can be called! The address was 61 Lothian Road, flat 2. Please do not book this apartment or any other apartment through festival apartments under any circumstance!!! The 'landlord' IAN SCOTT acted aggressively when he met us there. He then harassed and threatened my party of girls the whole weekend. He let himself... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a rather interesting weekend at 61 Lothian Road Edinburgh, travelled with a group of 17 girls for a friends hen weekend- the owner Ian Scott was made aware of this fact when the apartment was booked. What can I say?!! The apartment was large and spacious ..... And filthy! The only thing that was clean was the bedding and... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Staying at St James Square on Caledonian Road was not quite what I envisioned when I first paid over my hard-earned money to stay at the 5 * 22 person apartment that ‘Ian’ advertised the photographs on his website do look very nice. However the photographs have little relation to where we actually stayed. This ‘Ian’ on the rare occasions... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

If you enjoy terrible service, general disappointment and that awful feeling of being ripped off, then please continue with your booking. Otherwise please read on and take heed of my advice to avoid having your trip ruined by this unscrupulous company. What we expected and paid for: A luxury 5* apartment to sleep 22 for a stag party in Edinburgh.... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Terrible from start to finish. Having booked an apartment for 10 for our collective 40th my friends and I spent our first afternoon with no address, no keys and fearing we had been coned with nowhere to stay. When we finally got hold of the owner at the end of the afternoon having arrived with our cases from Newcastle by... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

In November 2013 my wife and 7 of her friends booked this accommodation and paid the deposit. Unfortunately 4hrs before leaving to go, they received a text message from IAN, telling them that he had double booked their room, so as a gesture of goodwill he would book other accommodation for them. This he did. But when trying to check... More

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We visited this apartment in january for a hen weekend. The photos online looked fab so was very excited. Upon getting there it was a little run down compared to photos beds and carpets not very clean..but it was good we were all under one roof. First night was ok ...but we awoke saturday morning to no hot water or... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014 via mobile

Step1: book your luxury apartment up to a year in advance Step 2: wait until your arrival is imminent Step 3: receive text to say there is a problem with the booking Step 4: gratefully (in desperation) alternative offer Step 5: leave large tip in gratitude for the sub-standard, unclean, unhygienic barely rentable rooms you were lucky to secure at... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I was meant to be arriving at an apartment in the centre on the Friday but was running slightly late so called the owner to let him know. It was during this phone call that he first informed me of the change of address. When I arrived at the new apartment I was horrified by the accomidation! Stained mattresses on... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

When we arrived at the apartments for our hen weekend we were told that we could no longer stay in the apartments as the owner was involved with some dispute wiyh the police. When we spoke to the owner, he was extremely rude and did not seem upset that he could no longer give us the apartment that we had... More

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Also Known As:
Holyrood Festival Studio Apartments
Holyrood Festival Apartments Edinburgh, Scotland
Address: 32 Calton Road, Edinburgh EH8 8DP , Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Castle/Royal Mile/High St , Old Town
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Ranked #133 of 168 Specialty lodging in Edinburgh
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