Ramsay Garden – Heritage Apartment
Enjoy timeless luxury and traditional comfort in our classic Ramsay Garden apartment. With Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile at your doorstep, there's no better place to stay to experience the historic setting of Edinburgh's medieval Old Town.
This beautiful 3-bedroom & 3-bathroom luxury holiday apartment is located right next door to Edinburgh Castle, in the very heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. With polished hardwood floors, vintage furnishings, and gold-framed pieces of art, the atmosphere of this Ramsay Garden - Heritage Apartment is effortlessly elegant and tastefully luxurious.
Its generous size and charming communal spaces make this property perfect for group gatherings, wedding parties, and special celebrations.
A luxury holiday apartment in Edinburgh – the prestigious Ramsay Garden
Built in the late 1800s around the house of famous Enlightenment poet, Allan Ramsay, the eponymous Ramsay Garden development is now one of Edinburgh’s most exclusive residences. Its distinctive red and white Scots Baronial-style features are an iconic part of the city skyline, sitting on Castlehill just beside the historic stronghold of Edinburgh Castle. This luxury Edinburgh holiday apartment at Ramsay Garden is ideally positioned for visiting Edinburgh’s best attractions–whether you are exploring the winding cobblestone streets of the Old Town or the graceful Georgian crescents on the other side of Princes Street Gardens.
From a main door entryway at the ground level, a flight of steps descends into the lavish surroundings of this luxury Edinburgh holiday apartment. Guests can set down their things and take a rest on the stylish leather ottoman in the hallway. A lovely blue and white porcelain lamp adds a colourful touch.
On the other side of the hallway, a drawing room offers guests the opportunity to gather and unwind. Plush leather sofas establish a refined but relaxing mood. Keen readers of Scottish literature may be interested in the vintage copies of the works of Walter Scott and Robert Burns on display in the drawing room cabinet. Otherwise, there is also a television and a shelf of more contemporary selections for guests to peruse.
From the windows, take in the lush greenery of Ramsay Garden or, during the colder months, the bird’s eye view of the New Town just beyond. In the back corner of the drawing room, a small semicircular turret creates the perfect nook for a desk, providing guests with a unique workspace for their time in Edinburgh. Dramatic floor-to-ceiling doors connect the drawing room to the dining room, which is equipped with a large wooden dining table and elegant red upholstered dining chairs for eight. Its decorative cornices, warm lighting, and grand proportions make this room a marvelous and formal space for guests hoping to host, entertain, or simply share meals together during their stay.
As for sleeping arrangements, the apartment contains three wonderfully light-filled bedrooms. Two of the bedrooms have double beds, as well as small televisions, and the third bedroom contains two single beds.
The master bedroom features two antique wooden nightstands and a double bed set on a delightful vintage rattan bed frame. Those staying in this room will enjoy the claw-foot bath tub and modern shower cubicle in the ensuite bathroom, as well as the traditional, high cistern toilet and the handsome chequerboard marble tiles.
The second bedroom offers both comfort and relaxation, with idyllic landscape paintings, a cream and gold bed frame, and ample storage drawers built into the windowsill.
On the other side of the apartment, the third bedroom contains two twin beds, a stuffed armchair, and an antique dressing table with a mirror.
The second ensuite bathroom features a large square marble bath tub, a rain shower, and an extensive towel warming rack. Next door, a third bathroom provides another shower cubicle.
In the kitchen, gleaming tiles and extensive granite counters create a bright and modern space. Enthusiastic chefs will surely embrace the deluxe appliances and the abundance of cooking supplies. oven, a microwave, a warming drawer, a dishwasher, and a sleek refrigerator and freezer are at guests’ disposal. With ample room and a casual dining table that seats four, the kitchen provides infinite possibilities for self-catering.
A high chair and travel cot are available by request. This self-catering Edinburgh holiday accommodation also has Wi-Fi, a hairdryer, an iron and ironing board, and a washing machine and dryer unit.
Please note that there is no parking at the apartment. The nearest long-stay car park is at Waverley Station or Castle Terrace. You can find more information from our parking guide in Edinburgh.
Ramsay Garden – Heritage Apartment has been tailored to the needs of leisure and business travellers requiring short-term accommodation in Edinburgh.Book your stay with us and stay in a conveniently located luxury holiday apartment in Edinburgh.
Around and about
At Ramsay Garden, you will be at the centre of everything Edinburgh has to offer. The entrance to Edinburgh Castle and the sweeping views of the Esplanade are simply a minute away, and the Scotch Whisky Experience and family-friendly Camera Obscura attractions are on the other side of the street. The many shops, bars, and restaurants along the Royal Mile will be at your doorstep, with famous places such as St Giles’ Cathedral, the National Museum of Scotland, and the Greyfriars Bobby statue less than ten minutes away by foot.
Book in for an opulent, candlelit dinner at The Witchery – also located just across the street–or sample some whiskies from the extensive collection at The Devil’s Advocate along scenic Advocates’ Close, just five minutes down the Royal Mile. And if you’re wandering past the colourful shopfronts of Victoria Street down to the Grassmarket, we definitely recommend stopping by Mary’s Milk Bar for some ice cream. The lines can be long, but the flavours are worth it!
A quick five-minute walk down The Mound will take you to the Scottish National Gallery, with Edinburgh’s central Waverley Railway Station only two minutes further on. From Princes Street Gardens, you will be able to admire the distinctive architecture of Ramsay Garden from afar, along with the rest of the city’s remarkable skyline. Venture just beyond the gardens and you will reach the numerous shopping and dining options along Princes Street and George Street in the Georgian New Town.
For those attending the Fringe or the Edinburgh International Festival, Ramsay Garden is the ideal base. The Usher Hall, Traverse Theatre, and Lyceum Theatre are just a ten-minute walk away, and the apartment’s wonderfully central location places it within easy walking distance to many festival and event venues. In short, this luxury holiday apartment in Edinburgh offers an exclusive and exciting experience for guests hoping to stay in the centre of Scotland’s capital city.
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 £500 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.
- No smoking, vaping, candles or incense burners.
- No pets.
- No parties.
- 2 double bedrooms
- 1 twin bedroom
- Flat Screen HD TV
- Iron and ironing board
- Oven & Hob
- Tumble Dryer
- 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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