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Apartment on the Royal Mile, Old Town. City Centre. Parking.



Updated: 23-May-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Apartment on Royal Mile, Old Town, Edinburgh - 2 minutes walk to Edinburgh Castle

A comfortable and well presented self-catering holiday apartment situated in a historic listed building overlooking the Royal Mile, just moments from Edinburgh Castle and situated just opposite St Giles Cathedral. The apartment is on the first floor and has its own unique private staircase entering directly onto the Royal Mile. This unique apartment has four large windows to the front where guests can sit and watch the ever changing bustle of the Royal Mile below. The apartment is well furnished and newly modernised and makes a lovely comfortable place to stay.

About the Owner

Derek Gibb
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2017

About Derek Gibb

Pillowstops is run my husband and wife team Catherine and Derek Gibb.

"As a family we have used self catering properties around the world for our own holidays and know how important it is to make sure that when you arrive you are not disappointed with your choice of holiday accommodation. The two main areas of disappointment that we have found are location and standard!

The apartments that we offer are situated in Edinburgh's no 1 historic tourist street being the Royal Mile and our apartments are maintained and cleaned to a very high standard exactly as we would want to find ourselves when going on holiday.

We look forward to welcoming you to Edinburgh.

Why Derek Gibb chose Edinburgh

Location, Location, Location and a very nice property !

What makes this apartment unique

Easy access out onto the Royal Mile by way of private staircase with only 10 steps.

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From the Owner

Location, Location, Location and a very nice property !

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Edinburgh at 6 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Filling Station at 10 Metres Nearest Ferry : Newcastle at 60 Miles Nearest Golf : Briads / Swanston / Mortonhall at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Waverley Station at 500 Metres Nearest Restaurant : Indian / Scottish/ Italian at 10 Metres Nearest Ski : Hillend Ski Centre ( Artificial Slope) at 3 Miles Nearest Beach : Cramond at 3 Miles Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

If history and architecture interest you then Edinburgh's Old Town and the New Town will be of specific interest.


The nearest beach is about a 30 minute bus journey away.


2 minute walk to Edinburgh Castle.

10 second walk to St Giles Cathedral.

5 minute walk to Princes Street and Princes Street Gardens.

5 minute walk to Greyfriars Bobby Statue & Church.

5 minute walk to Waverley Train Station.

8 minute walk to Edinburgh Farmers Market (every Saturday).

15 minute walk to Holyrood House & Scottish Parliament.

15 minute walk to Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
29 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 23-May-2017


From the Owner

Easy access out onto the Royal Mile by way of private staircase with only 10 steps.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


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


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • city centre


  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with bath. There is a shower over the bath.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, Sofa bed in Sittingroom
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. The sitting room has a good quality fold out sofabed and a good quality fold out camp bed to make the accommodation more flexible.


  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering

House Rules

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


  • Outside: There is no outside area however the small stone staircase makes a lovely place to sit on a sunny day and watch the the bustle of the Royal Mile. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Full bedding and towels included.

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