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Ramsay Garden

8 Guests

2 Bathrooms

4 Beds

Luxury accommodation near Edinburgh Castle - Old Town Edinburgh, neighbouring the iconic Castle

Looking for a spacious and luxury accommodation near Edinburgh Castle? As part of the Edinburgh World Heritage Site, Ramsey Garden is named for her inaugural resident, esteemed poet Alan Ramsay, who built the original lodge in 1740. The apartment sits atop Castlehill in Edinburgh’s Old Town, a stones throw from the ancient fort, and can count itself among the city’s most exclusive postcodes.


Interior layout

Ramsay Garden is a spacious, top-notch and luxury accommodation near Edinburgh Castle. The properties at Ramsay Garden where design as part of the urban renewal of the Old Town by Patrick Geddes in 1890 and incorporate many features of the Arts and Crafts movement. Today they are an iconic part of the city landscape and offer wonderful views from their commanding position next to the Castle.  Our property is beautifully furnished throughout from a fabulous waterfall chandelier in the entrance hall to the four-poster bed in the master bedroom. All rooms are large, bright and give an uplifting atmosphere. A small lounge/library off the hall offers a cosy atmosphere where guests can hideaway with a book and relax.

Three beautifully decorated bedrooms provide 2 kingsize double beds and 1 double bed while the 4th master bedroom has the additional enviable features of a huge super kingsize bed, lovely teardrop chandelier, flatscreen TV and fabulous views. All bedrooms promise a luxurious night’s sleep.

The first bathroom features a free-standing roll-top bath with integrated shower head, while the second boasts a walk-in wet area. Both bathrooms feature heated towel rails and underfloor heating. The kitchen is well equipped for cooking at home and has all the usual facilities, dual elevated ovens and a gas cooking range as well as washing machine and dishwasher.

In summary, this is one of our most exclusive Old Town residences. Uniquely situated and finished to extremely high standards, this luxury accommodation near Edinburgh Castle (or next to Edinburgh Castle) will serve as the most convenient, comfortable and memorable base for your stay in Scotland’s wonderful capital city.

Ramsay Garden offers the opportunity to experience Edinburgh from a vantage point shared with Edinburgh Castle. The recurrence of Castlehill in postcards of Edinburgh attests to its status as an iconic city landmark, and one which supplies views the equal of those in which it stars. Additionally, you’ll stay in an apartment whose remarkable dimensions are capitalized with tasteful and pristine décor, as well as high-end fittings and facilities. In all then, Ramsay Garden qualifies as a great foundation for your stay in the capital of Scotland. Ramsay Garden is an ideal Edinburgh holiday apartment for your business trip, vacation, weekend away trip, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, or celebrating hogmanay with your friends and family.



The location offers stunning views the breadth of Princes street, the New Town and across the Firth of Forth to Fife. The apartment’s central position also means that many of Edinburgh’s premier tourist attractions are just around the corner, from the Castle itself and St Giles Cathedral, the Camera Obscura and the Scotch Whiskey Experience. Furthermore, guests will find themselves spoilt for choice when it comes to the many shops, bars and restaurants along Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, the old high street linking the castle to the Palace of Holyrood.

There is no parking at the apartment. The nearest long-stay car park is at Waverley Station or Castle Terrace car park.


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 £500 is required one week 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 which includes no vaping, candles or incense burners.
  • No pets
  • No parties


Sleeping details

1 Super King bedroom
2 King size bedrooms

1 Double bedroom


Check-in / Check-out

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

We meet and welcome all our guests 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 would prefer this option.


Luggage Storage

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

If you want to find a place to store your luggage before the check-in, you can read this article 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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