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Hanover Street - A Superb 2 Bedroom City Center Georgian Apartment

Bedrooms 2
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

A beautiful central apartment with period features sleeping 5 people

This 4 star rated city centre property is located a 2 minute walk from central Princes Street. It's on the first floor of a Georgian building that was built circa 1790. The property was recently restored and retains many period features yet benefits from a hi-tech spec, including a 43-inch plasma TV and Bose sound system supplying music to every room.

The superb triple-windowed Drawing Room overlooks Hanover Street and George Street. This room is furnished with antiques and there are 2 modern comfortable sofas which convert into double beds should guests be staying. Please note if you are using a sofa bed in the living room then the street can be noisy especially at the weekends in the warmer months. We do have the window shutters and thick curtains which help to deaden the noise but if you are a light sleeper then you may want to reconsider. The bedrooms are located to the rear of the building which overlooks buildings and a quiet side street so these are quiet.

There is a double and twin bedroom to the rear of the property and both have fitted wardrobes and wall-mounted LCD TV's. The Shower Room has quality fittings and the power shower benefits from body-jets. The kitchen has granite worktops and is well-equipped including a dishwasher, washer/dryer and waste disposal unit. A key to the private gardens is also provided. There is free wifi access. Parking may be available off site upon request for an additional charge.

Please note that the fire in the living room is currently non operational.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2018

About Francois

I have been involved with letting out our holiday flat since 1998 when self-catering holiday homes were in their infancy in the city. When I was a student I would do the cleaning to earn me some pocket money, thankfully I don't have to do that anymore!

Francois purchased this apartment in 1996

Why Francois chose New Town

My family bought this property when it was just an unloved office and my parents converted back into a residential home so it has been in our family for over 20 years and we have been operating it as a holiday/vacation let for nearly all that time.

What makes this apartment unique

Location, location, location - assuming you want to be in the hustle and bustle of a beautiful historic city.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in New Town in Stockbridge

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The power shower has 2 wall-mounted body jets.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • There is a sofa bed in the living room.
  • Television
  • Garden ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Parking may be made available on request in our private garage. There is an additional charge.


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Hanover Street - A Superb 2 Bedroom City Center Georgian Apartment
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Brockville,Ontario, Canada

Excellent place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week in July 2009 and found the apartment to be great for all our needs. We had 4 adults and 2 children staying and were quite comfortable. The apartment is very nice and clean.

The location would be very difficult to beat!

I noticed that a previous review noted the noise from the bar next door. Yes there was some noise but if you shut the front windows you couldn't hear it at all.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2009
  • Date of Stay: July 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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lovely apartment in excellent central location

  • 4 of 5

Superbly located and well presented apartment. Francois, the owner, was extremely helpful and accommodating. Bedrooms are small and some noise in early hours from pubs and restaurants but small price to pay for such a great, convenient location!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Love Edinburgh

  • 5 of 5

Great location, clean, beautiful setting. A little noisy from street traffic and bar for those in the front room. We would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great central location, spacious apartment.

  • 4 of 5

Really lovely Georgian apartment in fantastic location, right in the hustle bustle.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it

  • 4 of 5

Great apartment and location. Had a wonderful time. Maybe bedding could be improved upon although rest of apartment in good condition

  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Roxbury, Connecticut

Cozy, comfortable flat in great area

  • 5 of 5

The Hanover Street flat is ideally located in New Town between George and Queen Streets, and offers easy walking access to the entire city. The apartment is clean and cozy warm--important for our November stay--and while the two bedrooms and kitchen are small, the large, well-appointed living room provides plenty of space to relax and enjoy meals. The kitchen is very compact, but has everything you'll need, including a combination washer/dryer. The bathroom is adequate in size and the shower has excellent water pressure, which isn't always the case with European flats. Francois, the owner, was very accommodating and attentive to our needs. New Town is much less busy and hectic than Old Town and the apartments along the Royal Mile, but there are a few late-night bars and restaurants on Hanover Street, so noise from rowdy crowds is not uncommon. Fortunately both bedrooms are in the very rear of the apartment, so street noise wasn't an issue for us. That might not be the case for anyone sleeping on the pull-out sofa beds in the living room, especially during the tourist-crazy summer season. But then again, that might be true for any flat in the city center. Whether this is your first or your 50th visit to this amazing city, I'd recommend staying at the Hanover Street flat. It's affordable, comfortable and perfectly located for enjoying all that Edinburgh has to offer.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Edinburgh Airport
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Waverley Station

The Hanover Street apartment is located in the very centre of Edinburgh's Georgian New Town and as such one is perfectly placed for visiting many of Edinburgh's attractions. Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile are a 10 minute walk away while the Scottish National Gallery and Portrait Gallery are a 2 minute walk. Edinburgh's fashionable shopping district, George Street is literally on your door step and St Andrew Square, which is where Harvey Nichols is based, is round the corner. This part of the city is crammed with excellent restaurants, bars and pubs and one is only a short walk from theatres, cinemas and concert halls. The city really can cater for all tastes.

Other Activities: Shopping and Dining Out


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in New Town, Edinburgh and Lothians

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring High
25 Mar 2018 - 3 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
4 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer High
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer Low
28 Aug 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
16 Sep 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The rates shown above are an indication of price as this will vary depending on your precise dates, length of stay, group size, special occasions etc. Please contact me for an accurate rate.

The rate includes all gas, electricity and taxes. Bed linen and towels are provided and there is no additonal charge for cleaning or laundry.
We accept credit cards with a 2% surcharge.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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