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Self Catering Edinburgh - West Bow Apartment


Sleeps:- 4/5

Area - Grassmarket  (View Map)

Post/ Zip Code  - EH1 2HH 

Distance to Edinburgh Castle - 0.4 Km

Distance to the Royal Mile - 0.2 Km


This 3rd floor apartment (accessed through a spiral staircase) is located in Edinburgh's famous Grassmarket (a thriving area full of boutique shops, fantastic restaurants and bars) right in the heart of Edinburgh’s Historic Old Town and to add to this the apartment has excellent views of Edinburgh Castle!

The apartment is full of original features including original Georgian fire places, panelled walling, Georgian cooking range and an original pulley for drying your clothes!

Additional to the above the flat has with two double rooms as well as a double sofa bed in the living room (giving you the option of sleeping 6 people).


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Looking down on the Grassmarket from the living room. West Bow looking up to Victoria street


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Victoria street - just up from the apartment. View along the Grassmarket square from the apartment


Living room 


Within the lounge there are two windows both looking out onto the Grassmarket and Edinburgh Castle (complete with working shutters), original Georgian Fire Place and original wooden panelling to the walls additional to this, there are two sofa's one of which is a sofa bed (which could sleep another 2 people) dining table and chairs, TV and DVD player as well as cable TV and free broadband internet/Wi-Fi.

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Living room Living room




The traditional style kitchen is well stocked with all utensil's and cooking equipment required for a comfortable stay (including fan assisted oven, gas hob, fridge freezer, washing/dryer, dishwasher and all the other things you expect). Additional to this there is also a original cooking range and an original pulley for drying your clothes.



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The bedroom View from the Living room


Bedroom 1


The main bedroom again boasts excellent views of the Grassmarket and Edinburgh Castle (and both windows are complete with working shutters), the original Georgian Fire Place, double bed, wardrobe, drawers and bedside cabinets and lamps.



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The bedroom


Bedroom 2


This second bedroom has a double bed, wardrobe, drawers and bedside cabinets and lamps and original working shutters on the windows



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The bedroom 2


Shower room


Within the shower room there is a walk-in shower, sink, toilet, large mirror (with light) and a storage cabinet.
Bed Linen & Towels Bed linen and towels are provided free of charge (if your stay is longer than 7 days a changeover of fresh clean bed linen and towels will be arranged).

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The Shower room



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 self catering Edinburgh 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.


Enquires for the West Bow 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 West Bow Apartment



Availability for the West Bow Apartment



Booking Enquiry  - The West Bow Apartment




Telephone                             0131 215 1104


Telephone (outside the UK) +44  131 215 1104


1 The Grassmarket




EH1 2HY  


Terms & Conditions 


The Location of the self catering  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. View Map





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