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Scotia Grand Residence - Quartermile Apartments

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2 Lister Square, Edinburgh EH3 9GL, Scotland (Formerly Thistle Residence - Quartermile Apartments)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want to stay in the heart of the city of Edinbrugh then the Scotia Grand Residence is a great location. We recently stayed here when we went to watch The Open Championship 2015 at St. Andrews. The property is located near the heart of the city and a good 15-20 minute leisurely walk to waverly station . Its... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I arrived early around 9.00am so no problems leaving my luggage there while I explored Edinburgh. The apartment was very clean and modern and had a great outlook over the park. Very close to cafes and grocery shopping at your door step. Access to the main attractions in and around the royal mile is only 10mins away. The main railway... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great home from home for a larger group. Spacious modern apartment in the university area within close proximity to town centre. Surrounded by chic restaurants and cafes. Very nice base for seeing the sights of Edinburgh

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

These apartments are simply great. They are perfectly clean, very well appointed with a full kitchen, washing/drying facilities and cable TV. The 3-bed apartment was very spacious with lovely rooms. There was one en-suite and one main bathroom. The open plan kitchen lounge area was very nice and very comfortable to spend time in. 3 of us went which normally... More 

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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spacious apartment allows families to spread out. Very stylish and modern furnishings. Fully equipped kitchen. Quiet location. Paid parking was a bit more than we expected at 16 GBP per day. Having a sandwich maker would have taken the apartment to a new level. Would definitely stay there again.

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George Town, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent apartment with state of the art features and it's close proximity to the Old n New Town made our stay very enjoyable. Even the smallest issue were attended to very quickly. With Sainsbury being a stone 's throw away and the bakeries located at the bottom of the accommodation made it very convenient as well.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very comfortable and nice, modern apartment. Friendly and helpful service from the team at the Reception. Well located - short walk from city centre, the train station and a bus service to the airport.

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California City, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 6 adults so had a three bed apartment . My only suggestion is that the beds should be bigger as the men were big chaps and the small bed in room 3 was not really adequate. Also bedroom 3 needs at least a full length mirror. Also for a group of 6 an extra sofa... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location was amazing and the apartment was new. The house cleaning could improve. Next to sainsbury's supermarket and a cafe. But overall, I would definitely come back again and stay here again...

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Tumby Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location was great , super market , Starbucks ,eaterys ,restaurants in the new development only one minute away . 5 minutes walk to royal mile & castle & 10 minutes walk to train station that will take you anywhere in the UK . Unit was new everything you need was able to wash & dry clothes , very spacious &... More 

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Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around university buildings in Southside, the sort of neighborhood that supports a long string of second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for just a few pounds. In August the student population is replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking Southside are two great parks. The Meadows is a vast flat and sporty space where football, rugby, tennis, cricket, croquet, and golf often all take place side by side. Kids in its big playgrounds add to the joyful noise. Far bigger and much wilder, Holyrood Park extends to the east and provides a real hike up Arthur’s Seat, but the district is best known as the site of Scotland’s Parliament and its premier Royal Palace—and their steady stream of sightseers.
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