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Edinburgh self catering - Grassmarket No 2 Apartment



This edinburgh self catering apartment is a third floor flat set in a historic building located within The Grassmarket. It is in a Listed Building within a Conservation Area and is part of of Edinburgh's World Heritage Site.  The building has many architectural features including a castellated roof line and turrets. The comfortable accommodation has been refurbished to a high standard and comprises of an entrance hall, a very spacious living room with a fitted kitchen, a double bedroom, a bathroom with a bath and shower. The apartment is located in the Grassmarket square and ha unrestricted views of this famous old square from the Bedroom window. The Grassmarket is a lively and vibrant area in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, making it popular with tourists and locals alike.


With prior approval, on arrival your bags can be left in the apartment after 11.00am. On the day of departure, your bags can be left in the apartment till 2.00pm.


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The apartment with the castle in the background The apartment


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View from the other side of the Grassmarket View along the Grassmarket square from the apartment


The Grassmarket Square


The Grassmarket square is located in the heart of Edinburgh's old town. It is a broad and leafy square that has been a market place for nearly 500 years. 


The Grassmarket was the place for many an execution in medieval times and where the body snatchers Burke and Hare carried out the  trade in the 19th century. Thankfully, today it is more famous as the place people meet before going on a night out and it has some fine restaurants, shops, hotels, and pubs. The west side of the square is dominated by the castle rock while its east entrance leads out up Victoria street to the Royal mile. 

View of Edinburgh Castle from the Living room


Living room 


This edinburgh self catering apartment has refurbished to a high standard. The living room  is a stylish, modern and spacious room with a leather sofa and a  flat screen TV with free view satellite.  There are also two foldaway single beds and a travel cot available on request. The window view from this room has spectacular views to Edinburgh castle. The apartment is warm and comfortable. There is also a dining table and chairs for 4.

The Dining area The Living area


Kitchen Area


The  kitchen is well equipped, with a wide range of good quality utensils and equipment including Including cooker, hob, fridge, washing machine, and microwave.

 The kitchen is separated from the living area by a breakfast bar.

The kitchen area




The edinburgh self catering apartment has a separate bed room with a double 4 poster bed that is suitable for two adults. There are mirrored wardrobes and secondary glazing fitted in the bedroom window.


It  has superb views to the Grassmarket Square.

The bedroom with 4 poster bed Bedroom with mirrored wardrobes



There is a bathroom which has a bath with an shower, a  toilet, and a wash-hand basin.  There are shelves for toiletries. 

The bathroom with power shower.



Electricity, linen and towels are included in the price. Clean linen and towels are provided. There is an iron and an ironing board in the flat.  There are two foldaway beds and a travel cot can be provided on request.  A high chair and children's plates and cutlery can be provided on request at no extra cost. 


We give particular attention to ensuring the edinburgh self catering apartment is spotlessly clean on your arrival.


The apartment is located next door to the Grassmarket No 1 Apartment on the same landing and is, therefore, both apartments are ideal for multiple bookings.


Access to the Apartment

Please note the self catering apartment is located on the 3rd floor . There is no lift and access is from the very secure communal stairs.  


 This edinburgh self catering accomodation is ideal as a base to enjoy a self catering holiday in the historic centre of Edinburgh.


 Arrival is after 3pm and departure before 10am.


This apartment has a  checkout time 0f 10.00am. With prior approval, on arrival your bags can be left in the apartment after 11.00am. On the day of departure, your bags can be left in the apartment till 2.00pm.


Enquires for the Grassmarket Self Catering Apartment


Booking enquires for the edinburgh self catering accommodation can be done using the enquiry form. You will get a automatic email response acknowledging your enquiry and we will endeavor to respond to your enquiry within the hour. You can also enquire by email or by phone. We will ensure we get back to you  as soon as possible. We accept all major credit cards.


Prices for the Grassmarket Apartment



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The Location of the self catering in Edinburgh Apartment


The apartment is located in the Grassmarket area which lies in the very heart of central Edinburgh. It is close to Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile, which leads down to Holyrood Palace. It is a 5 to 10 minute walk to most of the city centre attractions, including  Princess Street Gardens, the Royal Mile, the Castle, museum, and art galleries.  The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) just as 10 minute walk from the apartments.


The following link describes more fully the famous Grassmarket.


Its very central location, within the Edinburgh Old Town, makes this self catering flat an ideal base for exploring the many attractions of Edinburgh and visiting its many pubs, restaurants and theatres.


This link gives you the precise location of the apartment. Apartment Location



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The Grassmarket with Edinburgh castle in the background The Grassmarket square








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