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Holiday Apartment Leith Edinburgh

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


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 August, 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
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • wc Bathroom with large walk in Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: One Bedroom with King Size Bed, Lounge with Sofa Bed
  • 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 4.7058825 based on 17 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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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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Clean, cute, safe and private

  • 5 of 5

Catherine was great to provide us with little extras not all hosts provide. We had basics such as shampoo, soaps and toiletries but she also provided laundry soap and a little welcome packet of treats! The bed was very comfortable but our daughter said the hideabed in the sofa was very uncomfortable.

The flat is close to several restaurants and a grocery store right in our neighborhood. We enjoyed the pizza place just a couple of steps away!

We loved Edinburgh!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfectly situated cozy home away from home

  • 4 of 5

This was a very cozy, comfortable apartment perfectly situated near plenty of restaurants and shops within walking distance. You honestly couldn't ask for a better location to get just out of the busy inner Edinburgh but still close enough that you are easily able to access everything good & popular in the big city. This is very much a walking city so be prepared for the four triple flights of stairs to get to the apartment. It was very secure though, with key access to get into the building. Definitely would recommend this place for a reasonably priced home away from home.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything you could possibly want!

  • 5 of 5

We recently enjoyed a weekend in Leith. The apartment was lovely, really clean and decorated to a high standard. A welcome pack with all the essentials was waiting for us. We felt very comfortable and at home there. Catherine was really easy to communicate with and gave clear instructions regarding arrival at the apartment. The surrounding area was full of restaurants and bars and everyone was very friendly. We visited the Royal Yacht Britannia which was a short walk from The Shore and also managed to fit in a show at the Playhouse. All in all the perfect weekend in bonny Scotland!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: 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
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Edinburgh Festival 2017
12 Aug 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Sept - Dec 2017
27 Aug 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
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
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

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

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.