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Greyfriars Apartments

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Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2QL, Scotland
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Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Castle Terrace We met Derek after riding the Virgin train into Waverley. The station is about a 20 minute walk from the station. Go on Princes street if you have luggage to avoid the hills. The best thing about the apartment is the location! Very safe neighborhood. Your view out the front is the back of Edinburgh castle. Sainsburys local... More 

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Castelldefels, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

The week before we arrived i started receiving emails from greyfriars so that the check in would be as easy as possible. The same day via text, we contacted Derek and he was waiting at the door of the appartment for us to arrive. We appreciated this very much. Quick, easy and convenient. After that, Derek was professional and funny... More 

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Belfast
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Castle Terrace apartment for 2 nights. From the communication following booking through to check in and check out everything was outstanding. The apartment was excellent clean well equipped comfortable and in a location to die for!! I just cannot express how impressed me where with the standard of accommodation and service. Can't wait to return !... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

We spent four nights in this beautiful apartment in February. The location could not be better and the athmosphere next to St. Giles Cathedral very exciting. Real Mary Kings Close, Castle, Camera obscura and Waverly station all within 10 minutes walk. Apartment is well equipped with dishwasher, washing machine, toaster, oven -anything you can wish for. Bathroom is spacious and... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

From the initial booking to having to leave, everything was great. The comms and emails from Odette were very helpful. Derek, who showed us around the apartment and pointed out a few local landmarket was very helpful, knowledgable and enthusiastic. Nothing was a problem. The flat, in the Grassmarket was perfect location and could walk everywhere we needed within 20... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

The apartment is not big but huge, I stayed there with my sister and brother. We had everything from washing machine and detergent to wash our clothes to anything else you could possibly need. Very clean and with a great kitchen. Location is superb and in walking distance to everything important. Great view and close to pubs and restaurants. Keep... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here as just a couple and had a great time in 12/1 Parliament Square. The price for what you get was definitely a bargain! High vaulted ceilings, fantastic views of Parliament Square and the Royal Mile and a feeling of grandeur in the old town. The whole apartment was clean and secure, modern throughout and very spacious. The only... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Just on the way home after a great stay at the Grassmarket Apartment. We came to Edinburgh for the opening of the Christmas markets and were pleased to find this apartment as a cheaper alternative to the pricey hotels. We certainly did not regret the decision. We were met nearby the apartment by the Owner Derek, who was really friendly... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Stayed at apartments in parliment square 2 bedroom. Number 11.for long weekend price was far cheaper than hotel.fantastic location on royal mile.derek met us for transfer. Got in room 12.30 .great pubs and eating places 4 adults was large apartment with all the goodies. Highly recommend......

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

My family and I stayed in the apartment located in Parliament square and we absolutely loved it. The location is unbelievable with the royal mile basically at your doorstep and the views from the living room and master bedroom windows are fantastic. In addition to the amenities, the manager who brought us to our apartment was friendly and helpful with... More 

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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Additional Information about Greyfriars Apartments

Address: Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2QL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town , Grassmarket
Price Range: $126 - $731 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Greyfriars Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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