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Luxurious Art Deco 1 Bed Apartment in Edinburgh City Centre

Overview

Property

Updated: 27-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Only 5 minutes walk to Princes Street with view of the castle.

Hopetoun Suite is named after the Hopetoun Basin, originally the end of the Union Canal. The basin was drained in 1922 and in 1935 Lothian House was built on the site as offices for the Inland Revenue. It was converted into apartments in 1985.

Completely refurbished in 2015 in the Art Deco style to match the Grade B listed Lothian House, the apartment consists of: A double bedroom with King size bed, large built in wardrobe and smart TV; A bathroom with an electric shower over the bath; A lounge with a double sofa bed and further seating for another 2 people, a TV with smart Blu-Ray player, Bluetooth hi-fi and wireless internet access. The dining area has plenty of space for 4 to eat in comfort whilst the fully equipped kitchen has a halogen hob, electric fan oven, microwave oven, fridge with ice-compartment, dishwasher, coffee machine, kettle and toaster. There is also a washer-dryer located in the walk-in cupboard off the hall.

Following feedback from guests we have added noise-reducing secondary glazing to the bedroom window.

Hopetoun Suite is in a quiet residential building and, as such, it is not suitable for stag/hen parties or similar groups. Check-in is from 5pm Monday - Friday and from 4pm Saturday and Sunday. Check-out is by 10am. Other times may be available on request.

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About the Owner

Kirsty & Peter Kingsbury
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
27 June, 2017

About Kirsty & Peter Kingsbury

Kirsty was born in Edinburgh and has lived in the city all her life. Peter grew up in the Peak District and then lived in York, England before 'migrating' north of the border to Edinburgh. Our amazing and unique city has so much to offer everyone and we would love you to come and discover what it has to offer you too.

Kirsty & Peter Kingsbury purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Kirsty & Peter Kingsbury chose Edinburgh and Lothians

The apartment is situated in a unique building from the Art Deco era of the 1930s. Lovingly restored in the Art Deco style to match the origins of the building, the apartment offers a warm Scottish welcome in a homely environment, ideally located to explore Edinburgh. Princes Street is only a 5 minute walk away and the apartment is on the doorstep to all sights and venues in the city centre. The property is also on main bus routes (bus stops outside the front door) and a very short walk to trams and trains, helping you explore the city and beyond. The locality within the city is perfect with the proximity to local amenities and events outstanding. <br /><br />

Hopetoun Suite is in a quiet residential building and, as such, it is not suitable for stag/hen parties or similar groups. Check-in is from 5pm Monday - Friday and from 4pm Saturday and Sunday. Check-out is by 10am. Other times may be available on request.

What makes this apartment unique

Lothian House boasts an entrance from the street which will bring you back to the 1930s - the element which inspired us to reflect the era in our own apartment. The apartment itself has a homely feel with the log fire (electric) and hearth giving a warm heart to the property. The very large windows pull in a wonderful brightness from outside and act as a stage for a view to the castle you will benefit from every day, but especially the nights of the fireworks during the Festivals in summer and Hogmanay (New Year's Eve). The well stocked, smart looking kitchen has everything you need for your stay and the bedroom offers luxury every visitor deserves. All in all, the apartment can't fail to impress with something to offer couples, tourists, city breaks, business trips and more.

22 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

5

Vey nice

  • 5 of 5

Very nice apartment in such a good place. It is very clean. Owner is very nice.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Texans In Edinburgh

  • 5 of 5

We arrived ready to explore our Scottish heritage and departed knowing the trip ended too soon. Hopetoun is centrally located with access to restaurants, public transportation, shopping and the city's most popular sights. The apartment is completely equipped, clean and stylish. We want to thank our hosts for the apartment "bible" and highly recommend this property to all.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful,tastefully decorated,well equipped apartment in heart of Edinburgh.

  • 4 of 5

Had a wonderful stay.Felt very safe.Only complaint was it is on a noisy road day and night with lots of sirens.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Edinburgh stay

  • 5 of 5

We found the apartment very well furnished in an ideal part of town very close to all attractions and local amenities.

Peter was there to meet us when we arrived and made sure all was good for our stay .We will certainly use this apartment again

Many Thanks to Kirsty and Peter for making our stay so enjoyable.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Wonderful property real home from home, great location within Edinburgh.

  • 4 of 5

The property was lovely with everything you could possibly need for a relaxing break. We had wonderful weather so could enjoy the city and surrounding area. The only reason we didn't give it 5 stars was the bedroom being at the front of the building and on the main road was a little noisy at times, if this could be resolved it would be perfect. Thank you for a lovely week.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have now added secondary glazing fitted with acoustic glass in the bedroom to help reduce the noise from outside.
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3

A wonderful flat in a not-so quiet neighbourhood

  • 3 of 5

We stayed at the flat during the 2016 Halloween weekend. Kirsty and Peter were very nice and welcoming indeed and perfect hosts, thanks very much for that! The flat itself is beautifully decorated and provides everything you need. It is very conveniently located, Princess Street and Edinburgh Castle are in walking distance. You’ll find good opportunities to shop for food, to eat out or to go to see a film in the immediate vicinity. This is wonderful and all worth the five star ratings that were posted by previous guests. If the flat were located in a quieter neighbourhood, we would have also rated accordingly.

Unfortunately, though, Lothian Road proved to be a very busy road with lots of traffic. We should have been aware of this by looking at the map more closely beforehand, but we did not. In addition, this area is obviously very popular with people who love partying (or was it because of Halloween?). In any case, there was a lot of shouting and ruckus during Friday and Saturday night, right into the small hours of the morning, and that put a serious damper on things.

To cut a long story short: If you are a sound sleeper, do choose the flat by all means, it is very good indeed.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have now added secondary glazing fitted with acoustic glass in the bedroom to help reduce the noise from outside.
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Location

From the Owner

The apartment is situated in a unique building from the Art Deco era of the 1930s. Lovingly restored in the Art Deco style to match the origins of the building, the apartment offers a warm Scottish welcome in a homely environment, ideally located to explore Edinburgh. Princes Street is only a 5 minute walk away and the apartment is on the doorstep to all sights and venues in the city centre. The property is also on main bus routes (bus stops outside the front door) and a very short walk to trams and trains, helping you explore the city and beyond. The locality within the city is perfect with the proximity to local amenities and events outstanding.

Hopetoun Suite is in a quiet residential building and, as such, it is not suitable for stag/hen parties or similar groups. Check-in is from 5pm Monday - Friday and from 4pm Saturday and Sunday. Check-out is by 10am. Other times may be available on request.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Edinburgh Airport at 6.7 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Hanging Bat at 20 Metres Nearest Train : Haymarket at 0.5 Miles Nearest Motorway : M8 Junction 1 at 5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Croma at 10 Metres Car: not necessary

Centrally located only 5 minutes walk from Princes Street, this is an ideal base to explore Edinburgh.

Also ideally located for the Edinburgh International Festival with the Usher Hall only a couple of minutes walk from Lothian House.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£290
for 3 nights
From
£80
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
July 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£350
for 3 nights
From
£100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
August 2017
1 Aug 2017 - 21 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£425
for 3 nights
From
£125
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
August 2017 2 night
22 Aug 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£125
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
August 2017
27 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£425
for 3 nights
From
£125
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£350
for 3 nights
From
£100
 
 
December 2017
1 Dec 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£350
for 3 nights
From
£100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2017
21 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£550
for 4 nights
From
£125
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£320
for 3 nights
From
£90
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Lothian House boasts an entrance from the street which will bring you back to the 1930s - the element which inspired us to reflect the era in our own apartment. The apartment itself has a homely feel with the log fire (electric) and hearth giving a warm heart to the property. The very large windows pull in a wonderful brightness from outside and act as a stage for a view to the castle you will benefit from every day, but especially the nights of the fireworks during the Festivals in summer and Hogmanay (New Year's Eve). The well stocked, smart looking kitchen has everything you need for your stay and the bedroom offers luxury every visitor deserves. All in all, the apartment can't fail to impress with something to offer couples, tourists, city breaks, business trips and more.

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Lift
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • city centre

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 51 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • King-size bed in the bedroom with double sofa-bed in the lounge.

Outside

  • Golf ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only