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“Not one to revisit” 2 of 5 stars
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Castle View Apartments
4.0 of 5 Condominium   |   34 North Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3BN, Scotland (New Town)   |  
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Ranked #119 of 187 Specialty Lodging in Edinburgh
UK
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“Not one to revisit”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

What was going for this was its location: a stone's throw from the revised bus stop ( re-routed for the tram works), not a lot further from the regular route. Good communication from the caretaker, when arrirving later than planned, to give directions for access. Went downhill after this. Top floor flat- yes, info on the website - what was not mentioned was the lack of stair lighting!
Rooms were basic - unmade beds looked just like that, with matresses bare and some against the windows with no headboads. Cupboards loaded with broken/old stuff that nobody had yet disposed of. No internet access/ instructions on how to obtain it available (was an item available when booking). Noise from a restaurant below was incessant -fans kept going 24/7. Kitchen was a nightmare - broken/chipped glass and crockery, nothing matched and nothing to clean up with; not a tea towel, cloth or a bit of kitchen paper. Even the bin had no lid.
Something from student days - rather than a 'hotel/serviced apartment' booking.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about Castle View Apartments

Address: 34 North Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3BN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Hotel Style:
Ranked #119 of 187 Specialty Lodging in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Castle View Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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