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Old Town apartment

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Edinburgh, Scotland
The apartment is situated on the 1st floor of an old historic listed building beside Edinburgh Castle.

Old Town 163 has been newly refurbished, tastefully decorated and furnished to a very high standard.

While many of the original features have been retained the apartment has been fitted out with all modern conveniences
to make this apartment a unique and comfortable place to stay.

The sitting room is a lovely space to relax in and can also sleep two people on a comfortable sofa bed.From the sitting room windows the view is south facing across the old town to the Pentland Hills beyond.

There are two spacious bedrooms,one with king size four poster bed, the other with two single beds both bedrooms have hand carved dark wood furniture.

The fitted kitchen has modern appliances including a dishwasher, washing machine, fridge with sma...
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Listing #HL4905167
About the Owner
mary p
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2014
Interaction with guests
I like to meet guests on arrival to ensure that they know how everything works in the apartment, hand over keys and answer any questions that guests may have. On the odd occasion when it is not possible to meet guests there is a key safe system that we use. Unless I am on holiday myself I am always available to help if need be . The part I enjoy most about running a holiday apartment is meeting the guests.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this adorable apartment. The accommodations were exactly as stated and the beds were very comfortable. A word of warning, there’s a flight of stairs up to the apartment building, a very dim interior, and then a...More

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maryp2273, VR Owner at Old Town apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Your feedback is appreciated. I have taken a note of restaurant recommendations as guests are always asking!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mary is a welcoming host and greeted us most warmly.We had a wonderful time in Edinburgh, the apartment is perfectly situated and allowed us to thoroughly enjoy the Edinburgh Fringe. Well equipt with all modern utilities, I would recommend a stay here.

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maryp2273, VR Owner at Old Town apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

It was lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Edinburgh and that you found the apartment comfortable. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review it is much appreciated.

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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

After an horrendous journey to Edinburgh due to lightning strikes on the railway lines, my friend and I arrived at the apartment five hours later than we had planned. On entering the building, we thought it looked dark and unwelcoming...But please don't let that put...More

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mary p, VR Owner at Old Town apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay in Edinburgh and that you found the apartment comfortable. I would love to welcome you back again sometime.

  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
No parties or events
Non smoking
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    1 Sofa
    2 Twins
    1 Queen
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Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • final clean: $69 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $196 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
This superb location is within a few metres from Edinburgh Castle, The Historic Grass Market,Victoria St with it's many speciality shops and restaurants.Princess Street,The Bridges and George Street are a shoppers dream within walking distance or short bus trip. For those who like some green space Princess St Gardens is a 5min walk away. Calton Hill, the expansive Meadows Park and also Arthurs Seat are all nearby. Edinburgh has a excellent transport system with frequent buses to most locations. Try our new trams! Edinburgh is an excellent base to explore the rest of Scotland with many bus tours available leaving from the High St and 163.
Getting around
The best way to see what Edinburgh has to offer is by foot. The apartment is located in the heart of the Old Town within walking distance of all the major attractions.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 11.0 km
Railway: Waverley: 0.5 km
The apartment is located on Johnston Terrace number 16 apartment 3. Johnston Terrace runs parallel with the top of the Royal Mile and is adjacent to Edinburgh Castle.
It is a short walk from Edinburghs Waverly Train Station and St Andrews Square Bus Station.
There is an excellent Bus and Tram service from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh City Centre.
Please note there is no private car parking facilities.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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