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Greyfriars 2: quiet Edinburgh City Centre retreat

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Living area with a sofa that converts in to a double bed
Very good
7 reviews
Living area with a sofa that converts in to a double bed
Living area with a sofa that converts in to a double bed
The dining area
The window seat, which overlooks the quiet cul-de-sac
Bedroom with standard double bed
Another view of the bedroom
The kitchen, which includes a dishwasher
Bathroom with bathtub and shower over
Feature mirror
A corner of the living-room, and a view of the kitchen
A corner of the living-room
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Edinburgh, Scotland
A bright, centrally located one-bedroom apartment (sleeps 1–4) on the first floor of an architecturally significant building (B-listed) on Forrest Hill, a quiet lane off Forrest Road and George IV Bridge, close to the historic Royal Mile and within easy walking distance of the major tourist attractions, festival venues, shops, nightlife and transport connections.

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This property is a centrally located one-bedroom apartment on the first floor of an architecturally significant building (B-listed) on Forrest Hill, a quiet lane off George IV Bridge, close to the historic Royal Mile, within easy walking distance of the major tourist attractions, festival venues, shops, nightlife and transport...
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Vacation Rentals Scotland
Languages spoken:German, Russian, English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed June 22, 2015

This quiet flat contains everything two people might need for an enjoyable stay in Edinburgh. Everything one might need is helpfully provided, including a bottle of welcome wine and fresh milk. Highly recommended.

Thank 352dee
Reviewed June 21, 2014

This is a really cute apartment with everything you need to feel cozy. It's in a great location. Short walk to to the Royal Mile and the Grassmarket area. Also, there is the National Museum of Scotland within a 2 minute walk. If you need...More

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Amenities
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check out: 11:00 AM
For the comfort of future guests, the apartment is non-smoking and pets are not allowed. The property is not suitable for party/hen/stag breaks. If the Client is part of a...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
$118
£92
$544
£426
Aug 4, 2018 -
Aug 27, 2018
Peak 2 NIGHT SPECIAL
2 nights
$153
£120
$1,447
£1,133
Aug 28, 2018 -
Sep 30, 2018
High-extended
3 nights
$118
£92
$544
£426
Oct 1, 2018 -
Oct 31, 2018
High-extended
3 nights
$86
£67
$529
£414
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: $128 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighborhood
The apartment is beside Greyfriars Church (built in 1620) and churchyard. There are many tales attached to Greyfriars, perhaps the most famous of which is that of Greyfriars Bobby, a faithful Skye terrier. So devoted was the dog to his master John Gray that when Gray died and was buried in Greyfriars Churchyard, Bobby kept guard over the grave for fourteen years until his own death in 1872. The dog is buried close to his master and his faithfulness is commemorated in a statue opposite the entrance to the churchyard at the junction of George IV Bridge and Candlemaker Row.

In the 18th and 19th centuries, the churchyard was a haunt of the ‘Resurrection Men’: body-snatchers who would dig up fresh corpses to sell for dissection to anatomists at the nearby medical school. You can find out mor...
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