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7 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

This was extremely overpriced for what we were given. It was the 11th room which was so many floors of stairs up, and with all our luggage, we avoided going up to the apartment as much as we could as it was awfully tiring. When we got there, the toilet didn't flush, the lock was broken, the toaster didn't work,... More 

Thank viruksen S
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2015

I stayed here with my wife during the Fringe festival. The room was booked as a double and the bed was tiny barely big enough for us to sleep on, the pillows on the bed were paper thin, the mattress was awful. I could understand if it was very cheap but not for the price we paid. The room had... More 

1 Thank Elton T

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2015

Dreadful overpriced accommodation. Described as luxury, this was a small room with the smallest double bed I have ever seen. We had to sleep head to toe. There was no soap, bathrmat glasses in he bathroom. we found a small turd on the bedroom floor and smelly clothes left by previous occupants in the corner of the room. The rooms... More 

1 Thank Celia A
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2014

Hopefully the title has drawn your attention to this post. I'll attempt to describe what this place is like. The location is good, next to shops, pubs and the train (&bus) station. It's a short walk over to the Royal Mile. However, it's down a poorly lit side alley and to be honest, quite noisy. The room we had was... More 

1 Thank J G
Poole, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is exactly what is says it is - student accommodation. 8 of us stayed for a week to visit the Fringe. It was just what we hoped for - smack in the centre of town, clean, warm, all the things you need to make a cup of tea, a sandwich or whatever. It was no frills but then it... More 

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11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights recently as it was one of the cheaper options,that wasn't a backpackers. If you are looking for something basic and affordable this is a great place to stay,friendly staff on hand and they will let you store luggage on check out day.

1 Thank Peter P
Johannesburg, South Africa
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77 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2013

James Court Apartments are student accomodation that is let out during the holiday period. Don't expect the room to look anything like the pictures posted on the website as there are no 'added touches' and everything is very plain. The room was clean, however nothing additional is provided besides toilet paper. Bathroom soap is not even provided at all. There... More 

Thank Fatima K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2013

Stayed here for 3 nights during Edinburgh festival. Great location, merely a stones throw from all the action yet still quiet. Rooms clean and comfortable. Staff friendly and helpful. Yes, it is student accommodation being rented out over summer but is cheaper than most Edinburgh hotels at this time of year and you have the option to self-cater which suited... More 

Thank R B
Bolton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2013

These so called apartments are being advertised as a hotel in many websites so beware. They are student accommodation which are rented out during the holidays. Myself and husband booked two nights away for our anniversary, and when you finally find the building right at the back of St James's shopping centre it looks like a prison. We were given... More 

2 Thank maggiemay861
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2012

Walk out of the spiral staircase in the winter evening and you are in Old Edinburgh. Fantastic atmosphere, fantastic location. Apartments are a little tired. I come into Edinburgh to work and to enjoy the city. These are perfect on both of these counts.

Thank LondonerinScotland

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Additional Information about James Court Apartments

Address: 3 James Court 493, Edinburgh EH1 2PB, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town , Castle / Royal Mile / High St
Hotel Class:3 star — James Court Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
James Court Apartments Edinburgh, Scotland

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