Perfectly located near one of the most historic sites in Edinburgh, The Palace of Holyroodhouse - the King's official residence in Edinburgh and the home of Scottish royal history.
This bright and well-presented top floor apartment with stunning views across Edinburgh is the perfect jumping off point for your stay in Edinburgh. Whether you are visiting the capital for business or sight-seeing, the location - just a stone’s throw from legendary Arthur’s seat – is ideal for taking in the historic landmarks of Edinburgh and with its quiet location, guests can enjoy a peaceful night's sleep after a long day of exploring the city.
Cosy and perfectly situated Edinburgh holiday flat near Edinburgh Old Town and Holyrood Park
Situated at the bottom of the Royal Mile right next to some of Edinburgh’s stunning natural scenery, the apartment enjoys all the benefits of its location allowing guests to take in the most important tourist sites on foot. Famous attractions such as St Giles Cathedral are a 20 minute stroll away along the famous Royal Mile, filled with independent shops, cafes and restaurants.
It can sleep maximum three guests.
One of the highlights of the apartment is the stunning view it provides. On clear days, one can enjoy breathtaking views of Holyrood Park (with winter views of Arthurs Seat, The Craggs, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse – once all the leaves have fallen off the trees!).
It is a remarkable location at the end of a cul de sac with direct pedestrian access to the Holyrood park. The Holyrood park offers a wealth of natural beauty and recreational opportunities, making it the perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. All in all, this apartment is a fantastic choice for those looking for a serene and picturesque place to call home.
The charming apartment boasts two cosy bedrooms, the first bedroom has a king bed and the second bedroom has a double bed. Each bedroomhas clothes rail and chest of drawers.
The modern kitchen, allowing guests to cook their own meals if desired, is fully equipped with a hob, oven, dishwasher, fridge and freezer, as well as all the most useful appliances including an electric kettle, toaster and microwave.
If in need of some relaxation, the comfortable living room provides a space to unwind after a busy day of getting to know the city with ample space for your whole group to relax together or have dinner at the dining table in the window.
The sleek bathroom features a modern shower with a dual head shower (fixed overhead drench head and a wall-mounted handset) and a washing machine, which you are welcome to use during your stay if you wish.
Towels and linen are supplied and a high chair and travel cot are available by request.
There is limited parking around the property – the nearest car park is located at Dynamic Earth, 128 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS. If you arrive in Edinburgh by plane, our guide on how to get to the city centre from Edinburgh Airport could be helpful to plan your trip.
Around and about
The location of this apartment is unparalleled, with quick access to Arthur’s Seat (in fact an extinct volcano) which you can take a walk up to enjoy the incredible views of the city and the North Sea.
Equally close by you will find The Palace of Holyroodhouse as well as the striking modern architecture of the Scottish Parliament. Guests can stroll up to Edinburgh Castle in less than thirty minutes, enjoying the world-class restaurants, pubs and other delights the Old Town has to offer on the way. In addition, you can also take a leisurely stroll to Carlton Hill, Edinburgh Waverley Station, the top end of Princes Street, or St Margarets Loch in the park – all of which are just a short distance away from the apartment. Whether you are interested in history, architecture, or just want to soak up the vibrant atmosphere of one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Edinburgh has something for everyone.
Other hidden gems along the Royal Mile near the apartment include Dunbar’s Close Garden, a tiny 1600s garden tucked away beside Canongate Kirk, as well as the Scottish Poetry Library on Crichton’s Close.
We hope you enjoy your stay in this charming apartment and your time exploring Edinburgh’s rich history and culture.
One member of the booking party must be at least 25 years old.
This holiday apartment is not suitable for stag or hen parties. A damage deposit of £250 is required prior to arrival and, in the event that there is no damage to the apartment, will be fully refunded one week after your departure.
- This apartment accommodates a maximum of 3 guests. No unregistered guests are allowed to visit or stay overnight.
- Parties, events, and large gatherings of any kind are strictly prohibited. All guests must comply with our other house rules regarding noise and the neighborhood.
- Please do not engage in any anti-social behaviour. Guests must not behave in a way which causes, or is likely to cause, alarm, distress, nuisance or annoyance to any person; or which amounts to harassment of any person; or causes damage to anyone’s property. This includes high levels of noise and drunken or threatening behaviour, which is strictly prohibited.
- No pets are allowed.
- Please be respectful of your neighbours and keep any form of noise to a minimum between the hours of 9:00 pm and 7:30 a.m.
- Strictly no smoking, vaping, candles, or incense burners. Smoking is not permitted in the apartment.
- 1 king bed.
- 1 double bed.
- Iron and ironing board
- Oven & Hob
- Washing Machine
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.
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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