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Luxury, boutique style city centre studio apartment with WiFI. Great views.

Overview

Property

Updated: 02-Dec-2016
Luxury studio apartment, 5min walk tourist attractions. 1min tram from airport

The Wee Apartment in Picardy Place is small but perfectly formed self-catering accommodation. It is in an ideal location, five minutes walk from the main attractions and entertainment. It is a studio in the style of a boutique hotel room. It is newly refurbished and has a double bed, Barcelona chair, breakfast table and chairs, and mini kitchen with fridge, microwave, single hob, and toaster. Luxury shower-room. Professional hair-dryer, GHD hair straighteners, iron and board. TV, DVD, CD player, Music Docking Station. Selection of books, CDs, DVDs and guides. Cinema opposite, shopping adjacent, bars, restaurants, and clubs nearby. Situated on top floor to the rear of a New Town Georgian building, the Wee Apartment is centrally located but quiet.

Both bus and train stations are within 5 minutes walk. Fantastic panoramic views over Firth of Forth to Fife. WiFi.

As we find that most of our guests arrive with hand luggage only, we do everything we can to help. We supply shampoo/body wash, guidebooks, restaurant guide, maps, hair-straighteners, hair-drier and iPhone docking station. Guidebooks are: 5 Lonely Planet Guides to Scotland - English/Francais/Italiano/Deutsch/Espanol + Wallpaper Guide to Edinburgh in English.

Tesco Metro Supermarket and Cash Machine on street beside apartment.

Hertz Rentacar 25m away.

Enterprise Rentacar 400m away.

More Details
  • Sleeps 2
  • 0 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Speaks English, French, Spanish

37 Reviews

4.7
based on 37 holidaymaker reviews

5

A gorgeous, cosy apartment - highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at this apartment. It was easy to find, well-presented, clean, centrally-located, big enough for two and our suitcases, and had everything we could need for our stay. We had efficient and friendly communication with the property owner/manager throughout our stay and rate them 5 stars for going the extra mile to return my phone to me which I had left in the apartment. I highly recommend you stay here while in Edinburgh! You will love it!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Perfect for a young couple!

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is perfect if you are a couple and you decide to explore the city as much as you can, during the day. It was a pleasure for us to live during a week iI'll totally recommend it.

David was a good host and very quick related to e-mail's and answers.

There was no noises during the night.

The apartment was clean and we had everything we needed such as hair dryer, kitchen stuff, shampoo, tea, etc

Good location - with supermarket, pubs and cash machine down stairs. City Center 5mints walk.

I enjoyed my stay there and I would love to back again!! :)

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Comfortable and clean

  • 4 of 5

This apartment was just as advertised, it was small but bright and clean with a comfortable bed and an ocean view. David was very helpful and excellent to deal with.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing stay in Edinburgh!

  • 5 of 5

It was our first time in Edinburgh, and we would highly recommend this property. The apartment was perfect- quiet and clean, with the most comfortable bed! The best feature is that it's conveniently located with Tesco express and cashpoint downstairs. It's within 5-10 minute walk to all city attractions. David was super helpful and very prompt with any inquiries via email/phone. Would definitely visit again!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect in Picardy

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was perfect for the two of us, plus our large cases. It was nicely presented and very clean. Cosy comfortable and quiet, with a great view from the window. We found everything in the apartment was sufficient for our stay. Fantastic eating places nearby in Broughton Street. Supermarket and ATM located next door to the apartment. Our communication with the owner was prompt and very helpful. Would highly recommend the Wee Apartment; it's in a fantastic location.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely apartment - Superb location

  • 5 of 5

We loved our Edinburgh holiday. The owner is really polite and we had a great communication. The apartment was really nice and warm. Comfortable, with modern furniture, useful facilities and superb location. Clean and Just like as it looks on the photos. We walked everywhere without using any transportation. Supermarket and bank in the same building. Best breakfast/lunch spots of Edinburgh (Broughton Deli, Valvonna & Crolla, Urban Angel) just a few minutes walking distance. Safe at night. WiFi would be much appreciated though. But in general we were really happy to stay there. You will not regret it. I highly recommend it.

George.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Edinburgh at 8 Miles Nearest Motorway : at 0.1 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 0.1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 10 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Located in Edinburgh New Town in a Georgian Building built around 1800 on historic Picardy Place. Less than 5 minutes walk from Princess Street and main shopping areas. Lively bars, restaurants, clubs, the Playhouse Theatre and a multiplex cinema are in the immediate vicinity. 10 minutes walk from Royal Mile.

On the street, immediately outside the apartment is a bank with a cash machine and a Tesco Metro Supermarket.

Hertz car rental is at 8 Picardy Place and Enterprise Car Rental, 5 minutes walk. John Lewis department store is also on Picardy Place.

Airport - To get to the apartment from the airport take the 100 Airport - City bus, runs every 10 minutes. Go to the final stop at Waverley Station. It is a 5 minute walk to Picardy Place.

Train - from Waverley Station, it is a 5 minute walk to Picardy Place.

Other Activities: Historic Buildings, Museums, Cathedral, Shopping, Bars, Restaurants, Nightclubs

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
December
1 Dec 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£165
for 3 nights
From
£55
From
£65
Fri,Sat,Sun
£300
 
 
Christmas
24 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
£300
 
 
New Year
30 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£400
for 4 nights
From
£100
£600
 
 
January
5 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£180
for 3 nights
From
£60
From
£65
Fri,Sat
£350
 
 
February
1 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£180
for 3 nights
From
£60
From
£65
Fri,Sat,Sun
£350
 
 
March
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£180
for 3 nights
From
£60
From
£65
Fri,Sat,Sun
£350
 
 
April
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
From
£65
From
£70
Fri,Sat,Sun
£350
 
 
May
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
From
£65
From
£70
Fri,Sat,Sun
£350
 
 
June
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
From
£75
Fri,Sat,Sun
£400
 
 
July
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
From
£80
Fri,Sat,Sun
£400
 
 
August 2016
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£700
 
 
September
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
From
£75
Fri,Sat,Sun
£400
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Check-in is after 14:00.
Check-out is before noon.
Parking: you can park for free outside the apartment and on the local streets for free from 1830-0830 every day and all day Sunday. During the day maximum time on a parking meter is 4 hours,
The apartment is 10 minutes walk from Waverley train station and 40 minutes by bus from the airport.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 02-Dec-2016
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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • city centre

Attractions

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

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Studio apartment with bed, seating, table and chairs, fridge, microwave and hob, iPod Docking Station.

Meals

  • Self-catering

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