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Holiday Apartment Leith Edinburgh

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet


About the property

Apartment in Edinburgh, Lothians, Scotland - Fantastic! Shore Location Traditional Tenament

Leith is a vivacious area jam-packed with top restaurants boasting the best chefs, delicious delis and chic drinking spots. Follow the water of leith walkway from the city and emerge into the picturesque shore area which is lined with bistros, stylish bars, traditional pubs and first-rate restaurants. The five-star royal yacht britannia berthed alongside ocean terminal shopping centre and cinema complex offers a fascinating insight into this unique, royal residence. Leith is also known for its culture and creativity. As you explore the area, uncover independent galleries where you can purchase artworks and contemporary galleries too, such as the corn exchange gallery. The district also plays host to various cultural festivals such as the leith festival and the Edinburgh mela. Leith even has its own radio station. the district of leith rests on the shores of the firth of forth at the mouth of the water of leith and has been the port of Edinburgh for hundreds of years. The original harbour dates back to the 14th century, and thus has witnessed many travelling kings and queens. the area has excellent public transport. The city centre is 10 mins by bus or approx £6 in a taxi. The seaside villages of cramond, joppa and portobello are 10 mins by car and a direct bus journey.

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2017

Why CATHERINE MCNAMARA chose Edinburgh

Located in the heart of the Shore district with excellent restaurants, pubs and cafe's on the the door step. This is the ideal location for a city break and to enjoy all that Edinburgh and Scotland has to offer.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Leith in Edinburgh

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large Shower Head
  • wc Bathroom with large walk in Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 Children or 3 Adults. 1 Bedroom and 1 Sofa in the Lounge Notes on bedrooms: One Bedroom with King Size Bed, Lounge with Sofa Bed which would sleep 2 children or 1 Adult
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Utility Room: Clothes airer, Iron, Ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Includes Weekly cleaning and Towel and Linen change.


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Holiday Apartment Leith Edinburgh
average rating of 4.65 based on 20 reviews
Phoenix, Arizona

Fantastic flat in an absolutely gorgeous location! Highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

I can’t say enough positive things about this flat in Edinburgh! Upon arrival I was surprised with juice, milk and bottled water waiting in the refrigerator as well as shortbread and sweets on the counter. The flat was very clean, spacious and had all the amenities that anyone could want. The bed was extremely comfortable and Catherine was kind enough to provide housekeeping during my two week stay. As far as building security, it’s very secure with a lighted and keyed entrance. The area around the flat is absolutely gorgeous as well. Very quiet, safe and an absolute pleasure to explore on foot, a welcomed break from the busy city center. Plenty of restaurants are within walking distance and provide numerous dining options. I would recommend this flat to anyone who is looking to spend time in Edinburgh. Couldn't be happier with my experience with Catherine and her beautiful property. Can't wait to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jason for your positive comments. We do our best to please our guests and hope you will return to Edinburgh in the future.
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Great Location

  • 4 of 5

The flat is lovely and clean and in an ideal location for a nice walk into Edinburgh. Some lovely restaurants nearby and parking is free on the public roads around the flat. There are a number of steps up to the flat so this will not suit everyone. The owner is very helpful and in my case very understanding when I made the error on booking.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing relaxing weekend

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is in a beautiful area. A short distance to bus stations to access city center. The apartment is quiet and a wonderful place for a relaxing stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Breslau Ontario Canada

Great flat in a nice area!

  • 4 of 5

Do not let the foyer fool you! After making the long walk up to the front door (normal in Scotland) you will find a very clean well decorated flat.

Everything you mind need will be there for use.

The area itself is very pleasant. Nice view of the review which has a nice walk along side it lined with many restaurants and pubs.

The Salvation was our favourite spot for a pint. Italian Food at Giuliano's was excellent. A few good breakfast options nearby also.

My only complain is the bed. The mattress and the pillows could be updated. I found the mattress to be thin and firm. Same with the pillows.

Overall this is a great clean flat in a very nice area!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great base for exploring Edinburgh

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, with regular buses into the city centre. First impressions of the door onto the street and the stairs up to the apartment are quite different from the apartment itself, which is spotless and well equipped with everything you could need for a comfortable stay. There are plenty of places to eat and drink on the doorstep and yet the apartment is quiet and peaceful.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great find!

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was decorated well, very modern looking and very clean. A short walk to the Britannia ship and a retail park.

Only issue was getting up the stairs with two little ones but they enjoyed it!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Edinburgh airport is about 10 miles away. (taxi about £20. 00, airport bus or tram £3. 50+£1, 20 for bus from princessstreet) waverly station is about 40 minutes walk, a taxi from there is about £8/£10. If the main purpose of your visit is to see historic edinburgh a car is not recommended. There are a number of good tour operators organizing day trips to countryside, including loch ness, sterling, st andrews , highlands etc.


Castle , tattoo, royal mile - 2. 4 mile.

Princess Street - 1. 8 mile.

Holyrood palace - 2 mile.

Scottish National Gallery

Usher hall , bus 22, 25 min

Queens hall, Festival Theatre, bus 22, 25 min.

Further Details:

The flat is within walking distance of a large shopping Mall and Cinema complex but also has a supermarket around the corner.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Leith, Edinburgh and Lothians

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Sept - Dec 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas/New Year 17-18
22 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
7 Jan 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Additional Guest Fee £10 per person per night
Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
1.Rentals can start on any day of the week.
2.£100 deposit, non returnable, balance payable on entry. On receipt of deposit we will confirm booking.
4.We will meet you at an agreed time in the apartment to let you in.

Changeover Day:
We have no fixed change over day as we have a minimum stay of 3/5 nights. We meet every customer in person on arrival at an agreed time. The apartment is available from 12 midday onwards. Check out time is 10am. Other times by arrangement, please ask.

Notes on prices:
1.Minimum stay 3 nights, (5 nights July and August). 2.Prices are all inclusive per apartment for 2 persons , extra persons £5 p/n. 3.Deposit £100 at time of booking, non returnable. Remainder is payable on entry. 4.We accept cash (£ and €), Debit/Creditcard (£ only), Cheques on UK banks, Bank Transfers(£ and €). 5. Monthly rates apply for stays longer than 21 nights. (pro rata) 6. Longer off season lets are available at discounted prices from £200 per week, please ask.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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