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Canongate 257, right on the Royal Mile, Edinburgh
Canongate 257, right on the Royal Mile, Edinburgh

Entire home/apt

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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Ground-floor apartment right on the historic Royal Mile close to Holyrood Palace and Scottish Parliament. A bright, centrally located one-bedroom apartment (sleeps 2) on the Royal Mile, within easy walking distance of the major tourist attractions, festival venues, shops, nightlife and transport connections. Easy step-free access to the property.

The space

This holiday home is a bright one-bedroom apartment on the ground floor of a traditional building on the historic Royal Mile in the centre of Edinburgh. The apartment is within easy walking distance of the major tourist attractions, festival venues, shops, nightlife and transport connections.

With large double-glazed windows, the living room is light and looks out on the historic Canongate. The fold-away dining table and chairs give you the chance to eat at home if you tire of the huge selection of local restaurants and cafes. The kitchen is well provided with crockery, cutlery, glasses and kitchenware, as well as a washing machine with tumble dryer, dishwasher, fridge and microwave. There is an electric oven and a gas hob.

There is a standard-size double bedroom and a shower room. The bedroom is at the back of the property and has a very quiet outlook. The apartment is set back from the Royal Mile and up four steps, or there is easy step-free access to the property along a ramp if you prefer access without steps.

The apartment has gas central heating. The price of gas, electricity and local taxes is included. For the comfort of future guests, the apartment is non-smoking and pets are not allowed.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Flexible
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Security Deposit: 181
Weekly Discount: 2%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is flexible

The property is not suitable for party/hen/stag breaks. If the Client is part of a party/hen/stag group, you must let us know and we will suggest an appropriate property.

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No parking on property - Parking in the Old Town is restricted with parking meters on some streets. There's an NCP car park at St John's Hill (cost for parking is quite high).



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Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector

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19 Reviews

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Andrea User Profile
July 2017
We loved the apartment. Douglas and his wife were waiting for us and brought some strawberries and shortbread biscuits as a welcome present. It was very easy to be in contact with them, by email and (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) messages. The location of the apartment is perfect, right on the Royal Mile. We didn't need to use transportation during the 4 days we were there. The place is absolutely great, comfortable and has everything you need. If I would have to say anything, I¡d say that a more comfortable table would be great. But everything was perfect. We absolutely recommend this apartment to stay!

Brigitte User Profile
July 2017
This flat is great. Very central, spacious and great to come home to at the end of the night. Doug was super kind and let us check in early which we really appreciated. I would definitely come back here again!

Gregory User Profile
July 2017
If you are looking for a spotless apartment that is well-equipped and incredibly well-placed in Edinburgh, you need look no further! The Canongate apartment was perfect for my two weeks of study time. Close to everything but quiet and peaceful--even during my July stay. While, I'm a slow walker, the Castle was only 20 mins away for me and I made it to Waverly Station in less than 15 minutes. It took me about 20 minutes--at my pace--to get to New College, Princes Street and the Uni of Edinburgh Library. My host was friendly and super helpful. Doug met me to show me through the apartment, answered all my questions and even had milk and shortbread waiting on me. I'd be more than happy to stay here again and hope that opportunity presents itself in then not-too-distant future.

Akshat User Profile
June 2017
The apartment is located at the perfect location which gives easy access to all sightseeing places. Its an awesome apartment having all the facilities. Its about 5 min walk from tbe Waverly Station and in case someone has luggage can take a cab which will charge the minimum fare. One can seriously consider this apartment!! Thanks a lot Martin and Douglus (owner of the apartment)...

Mary User Profile
May 2017
Comfortable beds, functional and comfortable apartment with some basics provided such as coffee and tea. Great place to stay if you like to walk to see the sights.

Carl User Profile
May 2017
Fantastic location. Very quiet at night for being on such a high traffic road. Great amenities and a great host.

Chelsea User Profile
April 2017
The location is amazing. You are in walking distance to just about everything: shops, restaurants, attractions, public transportation. Theven hosts were incredibly accommodating and very helpful.

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Edinburgh, United KingdomJoined in November 2012
Martin User Profile

We established our self-catering holiday accommodation business in 2004 with one apartment. The business has grown organically by word of mouth and now includes our own apartments and others that we look after for the owners. Our partners appreciate our knowledge, efficiency, organization skills, reliability and can-do attitude, and recommend us to their friends. We have lived in Edinburgh for many years and our intimate knowledge of the city – and the rest of Scotland – means that we are well placed to advise owners and guests.

Languages: Deutsch, English, Español, Русский
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.
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