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Rose Street - A Charming City Centre 1 Bedroom Apartment

Overview

Property

Updated: 03-Dec-2016
A wonderful, centrally located flat a one minute walk from Princes Street

This one bedroom apartment is located on Rose Street, which runs between Princes Street and George Street and can therefore boast a superb position in the very centre of Scotland's capital.

The apartment is on the first floor of a traditional building that was built around 1790. It is rated 3 stars by the Scottish Tourist Board and can accommodate 2 people very comfortably although this can be increased to accommodate 4 people by using the sofa-bed in the living room. The lovely sitting room has a 26 inch, wall-mounted, LCD TV which has multiple digital channels. There is a DVD player and hi-fi system (with DAB radio channels). This room also benefits from a remote controlled living-flame gas fire. The fully fitted, eat-in kitchen has quality appliances and includes a dishwasher and washer/dryer. The shower room has a mains power shower and the double bedroom has a large fitted wardrobe. Wifi internet access is provided.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, French

21 Reviews

4.4
based on 21 holidaymaker reviews

4

Clean but petit

  • 4 of 5

Stayed for a 3 night stay Thursday to Sunday in November.

Plus points:- Location, Rose Street is great for access to the Newtown, Rail, Tram & bus services & is a short walk(uphill) to the Old Town. Excellent value for money, clean, tidy, all the mod cons.

Negatives:- Not really a negative just a personal preference, the flat, especially the bedroom is on the small side but as we were out and about didn't really become an issue, possibly would for a longer stay, but you have to factor in whether you wish to pay circa 50% more for a bit more room for a similar location.

I certainly would return again & thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Would recommend to others.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent sejour, bel appartement, très bien situé. Merci François!

  • 5 of 5

C'est la deuxième fois que nous avons séjourné sous la gestion de François à Edinburgh, il fera au-delà du maximum pour vous aider, nous avons eu un problème de changement de vols et il nous a sauvés.

L'appartement est Idéalement situé au centre-ville sur une rue piétonne, animée la journée et très calme la nuit et la soirée, tout est à proximité: la gare, le tramway, les bus y compris le bus de l'aéroport, les commerces, les restaurants, pubs, vous pouvez le voir sur google maps.

L'appartement est très confortable et bien équipé, l'on trouve tout ce dont on a besoin, tout est prévu pour faciliter le quotidien. Exactement comme il est dans les photos.

Nous avons passé un excellent séjour dans cet appartement. Nous y retournerions et nous le recommandons à nos amis.

Un grand merci François.

Thanks Francois - see you next time !

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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3

Great Location Can Be Good and Bad

  • 3 of 5

Amazing location for restaurants, pubs, shopping and getting just about anywhere in the city. Nice little apartment, loaded with everything you'll need and a very friendly, informative host. With that said, the downside of being surrounded by many pubs etc is the street noise. Extremely loud! Expect to be woken up several times a night. At one point the neighbour above actually screamed out the window for people to shut up on the street....which is funny since they were yelling in the hallway waking us at 3am just the night before. If you're looking for a party trip or you're a heavy sleeper, this place is perfect. If you're like us where you enjoy the pubs and having some drinks but want to return from vacation well rested, this is not recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A wonderful place to stay and from which one can explore much of Edinburgh.

  • 5 of 5

An easeful location and a wonderful host.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect place to stay in the city

  • 5 of 5

The location could not have been better. It is a little away from the area that gets crowded with tourists but on a little pedestrian street that has pleasant activity. It was within walking distance of almost everywhere in town. I bought bus tickets intending to walk to the edges of the city then take a bus back but found that I so enjoyed seeing the sights while walking, that I just took a variant route and walked back. Nothing was too far. My unused tickets are good for 6 months and I may be back.

The apartment itself had wonderfully ancient steps leading to the first floor (European version of 1st floor) and brought me to a perfect kitchen, pleasant living room, comfortable although tiny bedroom and a complete shower/toilet/sink room. The host was most considerate in welcoming me and hauling my suitcase up the stairs (I am 80 years old). Everything was clean and well cared for.

I had fantastic food everywhere I went. Twice I went to Stockbridge Restaurant with the most amazing scallop meal. The place was lovely and decorated with Scottish artists. It also had white tablecloths, which I prefer. I also happily ate in the Tower Restaurant in the Nat. museum and in the new panoramic restaurant in the John Lewis store.

I fell in love with the Scottish artists on view in the Dundas Street galleries, at the Scottish Modern art museum, and in the other National museums.

I hope I can get back again. I would love to bring someone with me. Alone is okay, but with a friend is even better.

Thanks to homeAway.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Small and cosy in a great location!

  • 4 of 5

We loved this little flat. Easy walking distance to most of Edinburgh's attractions - and there are many! Probably most suited to a couple although the sofa bed in the living room is fine for guests. Might be a good idea to bring some earplugs as it can be a little noisy late at night - especially with the fireworks at festival time - certainly didn't spoil our stay though.

We stay in Francois' apartments each time we visit Bonnie Scotland and can always trust him to provide friendly, helpful service.

Thanks Francois - see you next time.

Tom and Phyllis

Perth WA

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : at 12 Kilometres Nearest Train : at 1 Kilometres Car: not necessary

The flat is located on Rose Street which runs parallel to both Princes Street and George Street making it a superb base from which to explore the city. You are just a 10 minute walk from Waverley Station on Princes Street so it's easy to arrive by train into the city. A host of shops, bars and restaurants are right on your doorstep so much so the only problem you'll have is trying to decide where to go and how to fit it in during your stay.

Other Activities: Shopping and dining out

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
30 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
£350
 
 
Christmas
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£450
 
 
New Year
28 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£714
for 7 nights
£714
 
 
Winter Low
7 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
£315
 
 
Festival
4 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£820
for 7 nights
£820
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rates vary due to the number of people staying and over Bank holidays, major sporting events and other special occasions. Please contact us with your precise dates for an accurate price.
Discounts are available for last minute bookings and longer stays.
Credit/debit cards accepted (2% charge)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Dialup Access
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • city centre

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, Double sofa bed

Meals

  • Self-catering

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