1 Parliament Sq (apt 15), Royal Mile, 300 metres from Edinburgh Castle

  • Property ID26098
  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom(s) 1
  • Floor 3rd floor

Key features

Sleeps four in two bedrooms, one of which can be set up as a twin. Please specify when booking.

1 (apt 15) Parliament Square has an enviable corner position, with astounding views of the Royal Mile & the City Chambers (local Government Offices) on one side and the magnificent St Giles Cathedral on the other. This magnificent 2 bedroom, third floor (top, see photos) apartment commands a prestigious position in the very heart of Edinburgh's historic Old Town and only 300 m to Edinburgh Castle's entrance.

The apartment is only a few minutes walk from many other major Edinburgh attractions such as the Royal Scottish Museum and the National Gallery of Scotland located on the Mound at junction with the famous Princess Street. There is also a copious amount of bars, restaurants, cafés and shops in the immediate area. This holiday apartment is furnished and decorated to a high standard and is a very comfortable base for your visit to Edinburgh and Scotland. Guests who have a laptop can also enjoy a free broadband connection either through the supplied cable or by wifi.

LOUNGE/DRAWING ROOM:

This superb corner room provides marvellous views of the Royal Mile and St Giles Cathedral. The room consists of a comfortable corner sofa , a dining table suitable for four people and some smaller items of furniture and lighting features. A beautiful Victorian fireplace with a gas coal effect fire provides additional heat to the gas central heating and creates a wonderful ambience in the room.
A widescreen lcd tv is provided for your enjoyment.

BEDROOM 1

This is a lovely large double bedroom with a window overlooking the Royal Mile and the Edinburgh City Chambers . A super king size bed that can be split into twins if desired ( please indicate when making your booking if you want this room to made up as twin beds) with two bedside tables, a large built in wardrobe and chest of drawers provide ample storage space for your possessions. It has wonderful working shutters to shut out the world to aid a good night's sleep.

BEDROOM 2

The second bedroom has lovely vies of St Giles Cathedral and the Royal Mile. It has a king size double bed with headboard and beside tables. There is a wardrobe to provide storage for your possessions. There is also working shutters in this room.

KITCHEN

The kitchen has a window with the same views as bedroom 1. It is equipped with a fridge/freezer, electric cooker, microwave oven, washer/dryer and cutlery & crockery for up to four people.
Bathroom

This is a large room with a walk in shower. A shaver point is also in the bathroom.

Additional information

* All gas & electricity costs are included in the rental.
* Linen and towels are provided.
* Complimentary tea, coffee and milk are provided for your arrival.
* Ironing facilities and a hair dryer are provided.
* Street parking is available but is expensive, various longer term parking solutions can be given.
* The airport bus drop off point and main railway station are approximately 200 m away.

Restrictions

* No smoking is allowed within the apartment.
* No pets.
* This third floor flat will be unsuitable for some people with disabilities as there are only stairs.
* No lift is available.

Access Arrangements

A "meet and greet" service is operated , whereby you will be met at a property at a pre-arranged time to give access. Full instructions of this procedure can be found in the secure guest area after a booking has been completed. It is very important that an approximate arrival time is provided before arrival for this process. Entry is from 14:00 onwards but if nobody has booked to depart on your day of arrival it will probably be very suitable for us to give you entry as early as possible. Departure is by 10am (a guaranteed late departure up to 20:00 can be obtained for 50% of that daily rate. Please contact us if you want to utilise this facility and a price will be calculated).

Please note that arrivals after 19:00 will incur a range of late arrival fee.

**LATE ARRIVAL: fees, 19:00 - 22:30 - 15 pounds, 22:31 - 00:00 - 30 pounds and 00:01 - 02:00 - 50 pounds. The latest access can be given is 02:00, otherwise it is given at 08:00 the next day. ESC accept no liability for any costs involved in alternative accommodation for this 6 hour period.


A deposit of 25% is payable on booking and the outstanding balance of the rental price must be received 2 months prior to your arrival date. For bookings made less than eight weeks before your arrival date the whole rental price falls payable at the time of booking. Please note that a separate 200 pounds refundable key/security deposit must be provided prior to arrival. This is rescinded 2 days after departure.

Sleeping arrangements 1x kingsize double, 1 x superking size zip n' link double which can be split into twins if requested during the booking process.

Parking notes Street parking is enforced Mon Sat 08:00 - 18:30, it is expensive and inflexible as you can only stay in one spot for a few hours.

There are many city centre car parks to choose from, you can use these for a short time or full days which cost approx 16 pounds or more or enter the postcode of the property you have booked into this website http://www.parkopedia.co.uk/

Alternatively if you do not plan your use your car much, (Edinburgh is a relatively small city centre and is much better explored on foot), leave your car in a well lit residential street outside the restricted city centre, the whole operation should take approx 30 minutes. Alternatively, the return journey in a taxi from an unrestricted area (approx 2.5 km) would be less than one days parking charges. Information on the best areas for this can be provided.

  • General facilities

    • Dishwasher Yes
    • Linen provided Yes
    • Bath towels provided Yes
    • Hair dryer Yes
    • Tumble dryer Yes
    • Washing machine Yes
    • Microwave Yes
    • Fridge Yes
    • Oven Yes
    • Iron / Ironing board Yes
    • High chair Yes
  • Entertainment

    • Satellite TV Yes
    • Radio Yes
    • CD player Yes
    • TV Yes
  • Internet access

    • Wifi Yes
  • Accessibility

      This 3rd floor property can only be accessed by stairs, there is no elevator in the building and therefore may be unsuitable for persons with mobility issues.

    • Suitability

      • Pets not allowed Yes
    • Optional extras

      * These extras can be selected when making your booking.

    Check-in/out

    Check-in from14:00

    You will be asked to check-out before10:00

    Floor Plan

    1 Parliament Sq (apt 15), Royal Mile, 300 metres from Edinburgh Castle location

    Nearby

    • Gym
    • Health spa
    • Shops
    • Supermarket
    • Bar / Pub
    • Restaurants
    • Nightclub
    • Galleries
    • Museum
    • Theatre

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