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Browns Close Apartment

Seating area in the lounge, with door to balcony
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97 reviews
Seating area in the lounge, with door to balcony
Browns Close, designed by Sir Basil Spence, is a listed building
Our fuly-equipped kitchen
The dining area
Entrance hallway
The bright seating area in the lounge
The dining table can comfortably seat four people
The kitchen has a useful breakfast bar
Some of our guests have told us this is the most comfortable bed they have ever slept in!
The bedroom has plenty storage space
There is ample space in the bedroom for the travel cot, which can be provided free of charge.
There are little extras tucked away around the apartment
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Holyrood Palace - only 200 metres from the property
View from the balcony of the apartment
Musicians marching up the Royal Mile (taken from the balcony)
Salisbury Crags loom over the Edinburgh skyline
Scottish National Monument (aka Edinburgh's Disgrace!)
Panorama of view from balcony of Browns Close Apartment
The Star Flyer in St Andrew Square for Christmas
The Scott Monument and the Big Wheel in December
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Edinburgh, Scotland
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Calabar, Nigeria
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Reviewed December 29, 2015 for a stay in December 2015
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My husband was skeptical of the accommodation and then David proved him wrong. The very warm welcome, the attention to details, the toys and books for Zoe,, the restaurants suggested, the attraction places within walking distance, the carefully arranged accommodation guide, the chocolates and sweets, the warm clothing for Zoe, oooooh, I could go on... David is/was a perfect host....

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I am glad to hear that we managed to change your husband's view! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your Christmas in Edinburgh, and that you found our advice useful. Best wishes to you all for 2016, and we hope to see you again soon. David


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Reviewed October 3, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed September 14, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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This is a superbly presented flat, very clean and with everything one could wish for in a holiday flat. It was very cosy to come back to after a cold days sightseeing. A true home from home, except that this one is in one of the most interesting streets in Edinburgh! In the 4 days I was there, I saw...

  • 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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Apr 30, 2018
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May 27, 2018
Edinburgh Marathon 2018
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  • Damage Deposit: $141 / 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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