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Browns Close Apartment

Seating area in the lounge, with door to balcony
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Edinburgh, Scotland
The apartment is located in the centre of Edinburgh's Old Town, on the Royal Mile, close to many major attractions, and 10 minutes walk from Waverley Station and Airport Shuttle terminus. The apartment, which is on the first floor (one flight of stairs), is tastefully furnished and appointed to a very high standard, and has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. It has gas central heating and free Wifi internet access. Bed linen and towels are provided.

The lounge is comfortably furnished, with seating for 4-5 people, including a corner sofa. It is equipped with TV, HiFi & Wifi internet. There is a small balcony off this area. The dining area includes a sideboard and large dining table with four dining chairs. The corner sofa converts into a large double bed.

The kitchen is modern and...
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Listing #HL198748
About the Owner
David B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2011
Interaction with guests
We like to meet our guests so that we can show you around the apartment and answer any questions you may have; after that, we leave you to your own devices, but we are always available to answer any questions!
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice apartment in a good location for exploring the city. It had everything we needed for our stay and was nicely furnished. Would recommend.

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed August 29, 2018

The Browns’ Close apt is located towards the bottom of the Royal Mile, and a perfect base location for touring and visiting Edinburgh, especially during the festival. Although located above a pub, getting up 2 flights of stairs with our suitcases was doable for us...More

Thank Balls2
Pathfinder316506, VR Owner at Browns Close Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Browns Close and that the location was good for you. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your vacation.

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Reviewed July 20, 2018

We had a very comfortable stay in the apartment, because we could find there everything we could possibly think about. They had even an electrical adapter to the USA plug. The location is very good: on the Royal Mile, in front of the Parliament and...More

Thank Camper525994
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The apartment is located in Brown’s Close, which is on the Canongate (part of the Royal Mile), a few metres from Holyrood Palace and the Scottish Parliament building. The apartment, which is on the first floor, is tastefully furnished and appointed to a very high standard. It has gas central heating and free Wifi internet access. Bed linen and towels are provided.

The lounge is comfortably furnished, with seating for 4-5 people, including a corner sofa. It is equipped with 80cm (32 in) LCD television with Freeview, a DVD player, a Hifi system with CD player, DAB/FM/AM radio, iPod dock and MP3 connection. A glass-panelled door from this area leads onto a small balcony, with views of the surrounding area. The dining area includes a sideboard and large dining table with four dining chairs....
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Check-in is 16.00 or after and check-out by 11.00, but we are flexible with these times if we can be. No parties are allowed in the property. No smoking in the property, but...
    1 Shower
    1 Sofa
    1 Queen
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  • Damage Deposit: $131 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Payment may be made by UK cheque, bank transfer or PayPal. Any charges associated with payment methods are payable by the renter.

A 25% deposit is required to secure the booking. The balance should be paid 6 weeks before the arrival date. For bookings made less than 6 weeks in advance, the full amount will be due.

4-night minimum stay.

A returnable security deposit of £100 is payable on or before arrival.

Discounts available for stays exceeding minimum.

A late arrival fee may be charged for arrivals after 21.00
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About the neighborhood
The apartment is ideally located for exploring Edinburgh. Situated right on the Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace and the Scottish Parliament building are both within two minutes walk. Edinburgh castle, at the top of the Royal Mile, is a few minutes walk away, as is St Giles Cathedral. Other attractions within a few hundred metres (or yards) include: Our Dynamic Earth; the Museum of Edinburgh; the Peoples' Story; Canongate Kirk; and the Museum of Childhood.

All of central Edinburgh is within easy walking distance, including the National Museum of Scotland, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and the National Gallery of Scotland. Most International Festival and Fringe venues are equally accessible – the Pleasance Courtyard and the Fringe Box Office are both within 10 minutes walk.

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Getting around
Our apartment is right on the Royal Mile, so most of the sights are within walking distance. If you want to take a bus tour of the city, the hop-on, hop-off bus routes all stop right across the road from the apartment, or if you want to use the city's excellent bus service, you can get a service 35 at the same stop (or, going the other way, the 35 will take you right to the Royal Yacht Britannia).
If you want to explore further afield, the Waverley Railway station is only 10 minutes walk away, or there are Highland coach tours which leave from various locations within walking distance from Brown's Close.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 8.7 mi
Railway: Waverley: 0.3 mi
Ferry: Newcastle: 124.3 mi
Edinburgh airport is approximately 13 km from the town centre, and is served by a number of major and budget airlines. The apartment is easily accessible from the airport by taxi airport shuttle bus (the central terminus is 5-10 minutes walk from the apartment) or Lothian region bus (the slowest option, but also the cheapest, and it drops you within a few yards of the apartment).

Waverley Railway Station is approximately 500 metres from the apartment, 10 minutes walk; alternatively, there is a taxi rank in the station.

The central bus station, near St Andrew Square is 15-20 minutes walk away.

Car parking is free around the apartment overnight, but cars must be parked in paying parking bays during the day. There is free on-street parking 5-10 minutes walk away, as well as a secure (p...
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.5 mi.
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