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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Edinburgh, Scotland

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best location in Edinburgh, so central!”
Reviewed November 19, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Fantastic location, the apartment is so central for all Edinburgh sights.

We arrived early & rang the agent from the airport. They came early to leave us into the apartment. Its just off the royal mile, plenty shops, bars & restaurants within mere minutes.

The entrance to the apartment is shared but don't let it put you off when you first go in, the apartment itself is great,. Pics are very true to form, the windows are a bit drafty but there are plenty heaters & a working gas fine to cosy up to.

The kitchen is well equipped, we had no issue making dinner there.

Would definitely recommend the apartment!

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Bit drafty
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
Nov 20, 2016
Thank you for finding the time to leave a review for Blair st and that it assisted with a good trip to Edinburgh. We look at the issue of the draughts. Regards,

Glenn Ford , ESC Ltd
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pamw669
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Perfect position for all Edinburgh has to offer.”
Reviewed September 4, 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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Visited at the very start of the Fringe. Just off the Royal Mile and on a street that also leads to Cowgate. Apartment clean, kitchen well stocked with utensils and an excellent living space. Dave who greeted us was very helpful. One of the best features was that the bedrooms were at the back of the property so we all had wonderful, peaceful sleeps. Highly recommend.

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Liked best: The position
Liked least: The rug in front of the fire
Traveling group: Friends
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Management Response
Sep 4, 2016
Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Blair St 1. Always pleased there were many aspects which contributed to a successful trip to Edinburgh. Regards,
Glenn ESC Ltd
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KatyMDavi...
1 review
“Great location”
Reviewed August 31, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Everything about the apartment exceeded our expectations and the owner was easily contacted and very friendly/helpful. We are hoping to stay again next year.

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Sharon D
1 review
“Mrs”
Reviewed August 19, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Absolutely fantastic apartment! We have stayed in this apartment every year for the fringe festival since 2009. This apartment is cosy, stylish, well furnished and equipped and the decor is lovely. It is really spacious and comfortable and in a fabulous location which is within walking distance from all main attractions. We have never had to use taxis or buses. The Royal mile, princes street, Arthur's seat, the old town, the new town, the grass market, all major venues are all within a short walk, it is brilliant!. The cleanliness is to a very high standard and it is well maintained throughout. I would not stay anywhere else in Edinburgh and cannot recommend this apartment highly enough! I would also like to mention the friendliness of the owners and also the cleaner, such lovely people. I cannot fault this apartment in any way, it is just gorgeous and lovely to come back to after a busy day at the fringe.

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Management Response
Aug 20, 2016
Fantastic to hear that Blair St plays such a huge part in your annual pilgrimage to the fabulous Edinburgh festival. Thank you so much for supporting ESC. Regards,

Glenn
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reviewerj...
Dieppe, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great location, good apartment but....”
Reviewed July 27, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Couldn't ask for a better location. Apartment was a good size and pretty clean (rug in living room could really do with replacing and kitchen wasn't as clean as I expected). The bed linens and towels were plentiful and very clean and fresh. You can hear all the bustle of Edinburgh at the front of apartment but the bedrooms are nice and quite at the back. We hired a car whilst we were there and rented a parking space a 9 minute walk away through just park.com.
Unfortunately the stairs leading up to the apartment were not kept very clean and we were never sure what we would see on them next - food, blood and worse left there for days on end. There was also a very bad smell (like stale cooking) that came through the bathroom that really marred the enjoyment of the apartment. As is probably standard with these type of apartments someone is always pressing the buzzer (postman maybe) early in the morning.These things are obviously beyond the control of the owners but they are reasons that I wouldn't book this particular apartment again.

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Liked best: location
Liked least: bad smell and scruffy dirty entrance
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
Jul 27, 2016
I am sorry there wee some aspects of the property you disliked. Some are out of control if you were disturbed by the intercom buzzer, it is not something that has been reported to us before. I am not sure what you thought you experienced in the shower room as this was re-done only a few months back.
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Bill J
Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Location, Location, Location”
Reviewed July 3, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

What a great location. We were in Edinburgh for a wedding and our apartment became the meeting place for family and friends since it was large and centrally located. Only about 50 yards from the Starbucks were many of the free tours start and four restaurants within 30 yards. Grocery and bus a block away. Just a word on stairs, you do go up a spiral stair case to reach the apartment.

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Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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dejavuy
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Mrs”
Reviewed April 10, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Great place to stay. Well furnished and very comfortable. Fab base for central Edinburgh - just off the Royal Mile and around the corner from a range of supermarkets (there was a small supply of tea, coffee and milk when we got there, which was a nice surprise!) - but also so close to the many restaurants and bars in Edinburgh that you probably won't need the supermarkets - although the kitchen is sufficiently supplied that I could make a Sunday Roast as usual.

Would recommend without hesitation.

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Management Response
Apr 11, 2016
Lovely to see Blair St contributed a successful visit to Edinburgh. Hope to see you back some time.
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