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Nicolson Apartments

4.0 of 5
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28 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DD, Scotland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We managed to book a two bedroom cancellation a couple of months ago getting. A two bed apartment for a great price. As we were in Edinburgh for the festival the location could not of been better! The apartment was lovely and very well equipped! The fact that there was a box of shortbread left for us and tea and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for home away from home then you should look only one place its Nicolson Apartments, five min walk from the main town centre very convenient. My family loved it Will definitely come back and stay with them. Very helpful staff..

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a comfortable stay in Apartment 5 of the Nicolson Apartments. It is conveniently located in the Old Town surrounded by plenty of local eateries and pubs. Parking was not a problem as we mainly parked in the evening during our two night stay and was able to use the Ringo app to pay for the extended hours we... More 

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Shehbaz S, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Jeff, thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with Apartments Edinburgh. We are delighted that everything was to your satisfaction. For the same rate as a standard hotel room we offer luxury self-catering apartments in the heart of Edinburgh city centre; each providing a comfortable bedroom(s) with sumptuous Egyptian cotton linen, a modern bathroom with... More 

Batley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We stayed at the apartment on West Nicolson St for 2 nights. The office staff were helpful and friendly when we picked the key up. The apartment itself was a standard one, with a living area, kitchen, bathroom and 2 bedrooms, one single and one double. The apartment itself is close to a couple of bars and cafes but the... More 

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Shehbaz S, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Leisel, we appreciate you taking the time to review your recent stay in our Nicolson Classic apartments. Located within a few minutes’ walk of local conveniences, public transport links and some of our most popular tourist attractions these apartments are ideal for those who want to enjoy all Edinburgh has to offer. Both bedrooms and the living room do... More 

Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Stayed on the second floor of Nicolson Apartments- you'd miss having an elevator but saying that it was not an issue for us and didn't have a negative impact of our overall stay. Place was very clean and comfortable, we were on the Royal Mile on day two to sign for our keys as we arrived in late on day... More 

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StGilesAptsEdinburgh, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Berncole, thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with Apartments Edinburgh. Each of our self-catering apartments has been designed with your comfort in mind using warm tones and luxurious furnishings. The apartment you selected is located in one of the traditional older style buildings on the Royal and as such we are unable to install... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Great location and easy pickup for late arrivals. Apt in Quartermile. Suited our purpose and shortbread was a nice touch. Close to amenities. Better than a hotel room for same price. Good Malaysian restaurant opposite. Paid car park opposite apartment. Very handy

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StGilesAptsEdinburgh, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Dear NP, it was a genuine pleasure having you with and we appreciate you taking the time to leave such positive feedback. This deluxe one bedroom apartment is ideally located only minutes away from the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, the Grassmarket and the Meadows (Edinburgh’s favourite public park) making it the ideal destination for romantic, relaxing or adventurous breaks. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My Family and I recently stayed with Nicolson Apartments in Edinburgh and I already want to go back! The apartment had everything we needed and so much more, it was like a home from home. Centrally located near all the city sites The Royal Mile, museums, theatres, and the train station, everything was in walking distance which is definitely a... More 

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StGilesAptsEdinburgh, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Michelle, it was a genuine pleasure having you with us and we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. Located only a short walk from Edinburgh’s world-famous Royal Mile, most popular tourist attractions, public transport links and local conveniences these apartments are ideal for those who want to make the most of all Edinburgh... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The apartment is near the old city center close to a lot a little supermarkets or bars. It was big enough for 5 people with 2 bathrooms, 2 rooms for 2 and 1 room for 1 person. All the equipment was good, so there is possibility to cook for example. Really nice for a short stay in Edimburgh. The bad... More 

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StGilesAptsEdinburgh, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Michael, thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay in our Drummond Street apartment. Located in a converted Victorian schoolhouse this property is situated in a historic building but the interior has been luxuriously designed and furnished with your comfort in mind. Offering two double bedrooms, a single room, two bathrooms and open plan living room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We stayed at the apartment in the quartermile area, the apartment itself was lovely and a lot bigger than I thought it was going to be! Location was great, literally a couple of minutes in a taxi and you were in the centre of town, will definitely rebook if I'm ever staying in Edinburgh again :)

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StGilesAptsEdinburgh, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Amanda, we appreciate you taking the time to share your experience in an online forum and are very pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. This deluxe one bedroom apartment is ideally located only minutes away from the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, the Grassmarket and the Meadows (Edinburgh’s favourite public park) making it the ideal... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Very nicely furnished apartment, the only downside was the mattress on the bed was very thin, but tolerable for a two night stay. Good location from which to explore the city. Staff in the officer are amongst the most friendly and helpful people I have met.

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StGilesAptsEdinburgh, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind comments. It was a genuine pleasure having you with us and we are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We select our furnishings and bedding based on the comfort level that will appeal to the highest number of guests but please accept our sincere apologies if the mattress was not to... More 

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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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