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Heriot Row

3 Guests

1 Bathrooms

2 Beds

A beautiful and spacious traditional townhouse apartment in the heart of the city.

Built in the mid-18th century during the time of the Scottish Enlightenment, this elegant first-floor Heriot Row townhouse apartment overlooks Queen Street Gardens in the heart of the city, giving it an illusion of being in the countryside rather than the city centre.

Classic decor and traditional furnishings combine to create a timeless property that is perfect for experiencing the character of Edinburgh’s Georgian New Town. The apartment itself retains many of its original features. Its rooms are wonderfully spacious, with high ceilings and windows throughout.

Interior layout

The property can accommodate three guests. A large bedroom contains a super king-sized bed. The room features a large vintage rug, as well as a television, a chest of drawers, and a small table with two chairs.

The double bedroom contains a double bed, a small bedside table and lamp, as well as a wardrobe for storage.

The south side of the apartment overlooks the private gardens of Queen Street (to which guests have access), while the north side offers views across the city to the Firth of Forth. The light-filled drawing room provides an elegant and comfortable space to gather, as well as a dining table that seats up to five.

Heriot Row - Elegant Short Stay Apartment Edinburgh - Greatbase

The airy kitchen area provides casual seating for two, and is fully equipped for both long and short stays. There is a sleek bathroom with a modern shower.

The apartment has a washing machine and drying facilities, dishwasher, microwave, iron, TV, DVD player, free WiFi internet, heating and lighting. There is an ample supply of towels and linen which are included in the rental. A high chair and travel cot are available by request. 

Please note that there is no parking at the apartment. On-street parking is free from 6:30 p.m till 8:30 a.m. on Monday to Saturday and free from 6:30 p.m. on Saturday to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday. You can find more information from our parking guide in Edinburgh.

Around and about

This Edinburgh apartment is wonderfully central. A twelve-minute walk will take you to George Street and all the world-class restaurants, bars and shops the city centre has to offer, including many of Greatbase’s top picks for the 6 best restaurants for Scottish dining in Edinburgh. From George Street, the many enchanting attractions of Edinburgh’s Old Town are just a short distance away – legendary Edinburgh Castle and the famous Royal Mile are only a fifteen-minute walk from the Heriot Row apartment, and a very scenic walk at that!

In the opposite direction of the Old Town, you will find Stockbridge, with its cafes, restaurants, shops and excellent Sunday Market. Edinburgh’s lovely botanic gardens are a twenty-minute walk this way – in the same area, you will also find idyllic Dean Village, set upon the leafy banks of the scenic Water of Leith Walkway. Paid on-street parking in the Stockbridge neighbourhood is free from 5.30pm until 8.30am on weekdays and free all weekend.

This elegant short stay apartment Edinburgh is a perfect base for you to enjoy your trip to Edinburgh.

Booking requirements

One member of the booking party must be over 25 years old. We reserve the right to vet any booking. We require names and ages of all guests, as well as addresses and ID.


This apartment is not suitable for stag or hen parties. A damage deposit of £250 is required before arrival and will be fully refunded pending no damages one week after your departure. Alternatively, can we offer you an insurance policy to cover damages and excess cleaning. The cost of the policy will vary depending on the length of your stay.

House Rules

  • No smoking, vaping, candles or incense burners.
  • No pets
  • No parties

Sleeping details

  • 1 super king-size bedroom
  • 1 double bedroom


  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Flat Screen HD TV
  • Garden
  • Washing Machine
  • Wi-Fi

Check-in / Check-out

Check-in is from 16:00 until 22:00, or later by special arrangement.
You will be asked to check-out before 10:30.

We will welcome you in person to introduce you to the apartment, hand over keys and answer any questions. We can also arrange self check-in—please let us know if you prefer this option.

Luggage Storage

You are welcome to store your luggage free of charge at our Greatbase Office, located at 24 St Stephen Street, during office hours from Monday to Friday. Please confirm your drop-off and collection time if you would like to use this service.

If you would like to find a place to store your luggage before check-in, read our article on how to find the best-rated luggage storage in Edinburgh.

If you need to store luggage at Edinburgh Airport, the Luggage Point is a good option.

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