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“Lovely flat in a great location”
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55 reviews
The Castle from the kitchen window
Living room
Living room
Living room detail.
Entertainment corner of living room.
View from one of the living room windows.
Fully equipped kitchen with all appliances. Amazing castle views.
The building.
Amazing view of the castle from the kitchen.
Kitchen detail.
Dining area with extending butterfly table & 4 chairs.
Bathroom with shower.
The cosy 'Hideaway' bed with superior mattress.
Snuggle down and watch TV from the luxury of the 'Hideaway' bed.
The apartment building.
The Castle from the Grassmarket
The Grassmarket. Enjoy a bite to eat outside or inside after visiting the local shops.
The West Bow, Grassmarket.
Coffee in beautiful Princes Street Gardens, only a 10 minute stroll away.
Rooftop view from a living room window.
Entertainment in the Grassmarket.
Pub dining in the Grassmarket.
Edinburgh - 'Athens of the North.'
Night view.
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Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Edinburgh, Scotland

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English first
Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 31, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Nothing!
Traveling group: Solo
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Nov 12, 2013
Thank you for the lovely review, Gillian! Hope to welcome you back one day.
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lgmsomers...
Frome, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
260 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Perfect location”
Reviewed August 20, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

An extremely welcoming and light filled flat with all amenities and a most thoughtful welcome pack of goodies. The view from kitchen window of the Castle was superb; great location for the Tattoo and within easy walking distance of Royal Mile, Waverley railway station and Princes Street shopping. Extremely comfortable pull down bed; lovely hot water; sunny kitchen with washing machine. Excellent security for single traveller. Reluctant to leave!

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Liked best: location,excellent condition of flat
Liked least: utilitarian staircases
Traveling group: Solo
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Management Response
Nov 12, 2013
Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Manhattan Beach, California
Reviewed July 24, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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person found this review helpful

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Liked best: Location, Comfort of flat, Hospitality of host
Liked least: Nothing to add here, everything was great
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jul 25, 2013
Thank you Jay for a lovely review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay so much and hope you return. happy traveling!
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egle_u
Brussels, Belgium
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“lovely place”
Reviewed March 23, 2013 for a stay in March 2013
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I really loved the place. I was looking for a studio / apartment with kitchen facilities for my 10 days stay in Edinburgh and I wasn't desapointed at all by Deborah's studio: the location was very good (in the old town, next to the Grassmarket, but quiet and with great views to the castle). It was very clean and confortable, the owners had really thought about everything and I felt like at home.
Thank you for your hospitality!

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Traveling group: Solo Traveler
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Apr 1, 2013
Thank you for your lovely review, Eglu. We are glad you liked the flat and had a great holiday. We hope to welcome you back one day.
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 23, 2012 for a stay in November 2012
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person found this review helpful

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Liked best: location,clenliness and comfort
Liked least: no negatives
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Dec 5, 2012
Thank you! We hope you come back again one day. We have updated the kitchen too so that should make your next visit even more enjoyable!
Kind regards, Deborah.
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LucieWils...
Coventry, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent holiday flat, lovely and cosy”
Reviewed November 8, 2012 for a stay in November 2012

Had a great stay in the flat, the duvet was like sleeping in a cloud. The view was great from the flat and the location was very central. Would loved to have stayed longer to see more of Edinburgh. Would recommend the flat to anyone who is looking to stay in Edinburgh, loads better then staying in a hotel. In the flat we had the freedom of breakfast when we wished not regulated times and being able to cook dinner and have a nice warm cup of tea.

Thank you for the food you left it was a life saver at 6pm when we arrived, didn't want to cook so toast and poach eggs where great. The eggs where so fresh and tasty, hats off to the chickens! Would recommend the Beehive for any one else who stays there, its on grass market very near by, the sunday roast was great and the beef was so tender. Was also great to be able to use the car park all though manoeuvring around it was a little hard at first but it was very secure so cant fault it. Everyone else in the flats near by seemed friendly and the over all security of the flat and surrounding area was excellent.

I must say the shower in the flat was amazing, I know it sound stupid but when you have got freezing cold walking around Edinburgh and you jump in the shower everything is forgotten! Wanted to steal it and take it home along with the cloud duvet.

The only issue we had was the oven door, I personally could not open it. My boyfriend was able to, the catch seemed to be a little loose but I didn't want to break it any more then it already was so left it to him. Didn't really affect the holiday and more of a little niggle, would not stop me booking again.

Deborah was very helpful with everything before hand and didn't have any problems whist we where there. The directions where easy to use and explained really well how to get the property even down the the 5 flights of stairs on the back entrance. Needless to say we used to front entrance 95% of the time.

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Liked best: Shower and the cloud duvet
Liked least: The oven
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
  • 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?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Dec 2, 2012
Thank you for your lovely review and taking so much time and trouble over it! The oven door will no longet be a problen because our little old Belling cooker has now gone to cooker heaven and the flat has a brand new kitchen equipped with brand new ceramic topped double oven cooker. I just need to update the pics for the advert!
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Meghan L
Denver, Colorado
1 review
“Great flat in a great location!”
Reviewed November 7, 2012 for a stay in October 2012

My mom and I stayed at the flat for a week at the end of October 2012. It was in a great location in the Grassmarket, very close to the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, and Waverley Station. Deborah was very prompt in responding to my emails. The flat was clean and safe. There was bread, milk, juice, cheese, butter, biscuits and Halloween chocolates waiting when we arrived which was a really nice touch. Deborah provided directions before we arrived and the flat was very easy to find. We took a taxi there initially when we arrived at Waverley Station and the taxi driver knew exactly where it was. The kitchen had everything needed to prepare meals, the washing machine was great and easy to use. There was a hairdryer, iron, ironing board, and WiFi. I can't say enough great things about this flat, we had no compliants! We would definitely stay there again

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
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Liked best: location, location, location
Liked least: nothing!
Traveling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
  • 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?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management Response
Dec 2, 2012
Thank you for your lovely review! I hope you return on day.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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