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Royal Mile near Castle - overlooks Writers Museum

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Royal Mile near Castle - overlooks Writers Museum

4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
Hot tubThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Spacious, fun view, bright and sunny. Quiet, traffic free square visited frequently throughout the day by Edinburgh walking tours. World Heritage Old Town central location on Royal Mile. Close to Castle, station and shops. Street performances, bars and restaurants close by. Living room, kitchen/dining, double bedroom plus two singles room or two doubles. Top floor, no lift, shared entrance behind Deacon Brodies, opposite Writers Museum .


Hot tub
Cable TV
Indoor fireplace

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with lockbox


77 Reviews

Dannica User Profile
December 2016
Everything is good just that the heater temperature is centralised and unable to adjust. It's cold even with the heater on.
John User Profile
Response from John:
We have a NEST thermostat central heating controller and electric fire in the living room. The NEST is simple to adjust at any time but like much new technology it does mean knowing how and reading our instruction manual. We also invite people to contact us should they have any problems.
December 2016
Wensi User Profile
June 2014
The apartment was spacious and able to comfortably accommodate 4 persons. The living area was suitable for watching the world cup matches and the dining table had room for meals together. 2 bath towels were provided for each guests. There was a washing machine/dryer in the apartm…
Siddhi User Profile
January 2018
Perfect location, everything is walking distance.
John User Profile
Response from John:
Thank you Siddhi, glad it felt warm as we Have guests from all over the world and keeping the central heating right can be a challenge. John
January 2018
Eli User Profile
December 2017
The apartment is clean, warm and very comfortable. John is a great host and he helped us a lot with all his recomenations. The location is perfect and within walking distance to everywhere.
Francesca User Profile
September 2017
John's flat is right in the heart of Old Town, Edinburgh with the local sights in easy reach as well as easy access to tours, walks and the main rail station. We are a family of four and had a very comfortable stay. There is nothing to fault and the view of the local architecture…
Yael User Profile
June 2017
This is THE place you want to stay if you're going to visit Edinburgh! The location is so central and everything you want to see is within walking distance. The apartment comes with everything you could possibly need, including incredibly useful and thorough instructions on all a…
Paul User Profile
February 2017
The location is perfect.

Hosted by John

England, United KingdomJoined in March 2012
John User Profile
139 Reviews
I live close to London and have homes around the UK. As your Host, you probably won't meet me personally. My "airbnbs" are professionally looked after for you to enjoy exclusively. I'm online and available to help you make the most of your stay by email or text with information a…
Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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