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Destination Edinburgh York Place Apartments

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Donny was on hand straight away to make us feel very welcome. Apartment location was fantastic. The apartment was as advertised - clean, spacious and cosy with super views over the city. Beds were super comfy and plenty of towels to go round. The purpose of our visit was to venture round the bright lights of Edinburgh's city and have... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely fabulous apartment. It has everything you need to cook in if you want. Why go out when you have all to need to cook and stay in lovely surroundings and it even has a Dishwasher! Tesco is a short walk away.

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Thank Dawn K
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The apartment is located very closed to the city centre (15/20 minutes from Princes Street) and it has all the features that you look for during a stay: cleaness, warmness, fully equipped and great price! I already know where to go if I come back to Edinburgh.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The apartment we booked wasn't available so they gave us a bigger one. It was clean, warm and really comfortable. They explain us everything about the flat and the area. I will definitely come back...

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Thank Quique V
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would give 5 stars if the wifi for our apartment on the underground level was better. Please improve on it. An additional tumble dryer would make this place a must go to for anyone visiting Edinburgh. Overall pleasant, clean, spacious friendly staffs

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Thank Nikseri
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful apartment. Perfect central location, beautifully decorated, great views of the city and owner so helpful. We used it as a base for a conference but it would be amazing for a break with the family as incredibly big. We'll be back!!

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Many thanks for your review and we are very much looking forward to welcoming you back again in the future! More 

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We booked on line and were we pleased with the Place. It was exceptional. Traveling with 2 cars 2 families, we were greeted at the door and told that the Car Park across the street was the best parking. Unloaded and shown down the stairs, bottom appartment. Wow it was huge, clean, fresh everything and more you could want. 2... More 

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Located in one of the Edinburgh centers (accessible by some walk, but also by public transport to) the real downtown). Perfectly restored house, with 5 (5) units. "Ours" was a duplex (phantastic kitchen plus living room and small bedroom on the lower level, and 4 (!) bedrooms above. All together 3 bathrooms.. With a small private garden space on the... More 

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our weekend in Edinburgh staying at York place. The apartment was clean and comfortable, close to shops, bars and restaurants and on a bus route. We are already planning our next visit.

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights, i got the 3 bedroom apartment. If was such a nice place. the apartment was very clean and well kept. it had all what we needed to be comfortable, plus a lovely view! the only down side was it was on the 4th floor and there were no lifts! of course we were warned... More 

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Staying in Broughton & Calton

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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the heart of the City Centre on York Place, our apartments are ideal for larger groups and families looking for that little bit extra during their stay. A converted Georgian Townhouse, these apartments are all slightly different (keeping with the historic nature of the building) but all to a very high standard. The apartments feature multiple flat screen televisions, many en suite bath and shower rooms, huge lounges in each apartments as well as quality huge bedrooms (towels and linen included). The basement level has 2 apartments and they have a feature spiral staircase leading to the open plan kitchen/dining area and lounge and private landscaped outdoor area. The main door has 4 large apartments that were completely renovated with high quality fittings that really fit in with the historic nature of the building - a few of the lounges are huge and ideal for groups. With Harvey Nichols, Jenners of Edinburgh, and the boutiques of Multrees Walk close by the discerning city visitor can shop in style by day and sample the bars and restaurants of George Street by night. The Castle and the very popular Edinburgh Playhouse are within walking distance. The brand new tram system will take you directly from the airport to the door of our 20 York Place Apartments! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Destination Edinburgh York Place Apartments

Address: 20 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EP, Scotland (Formerly 20 York Place)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: RM491 - RM4,338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Destination Edinburgh York Place Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Best for big groups and families of up to 14. if you need wifi and your life depends on it please avoid apartment on the underground”
 of 5 bubbles Nikseri, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a duplex unit with 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Simply great”
 of 5 bubbles handhungary, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There was some noise on the road side of the apartments but on a central road so should be expected as one of our bedrooms was road level.”
 of 5 bubbles suzannecoulthard, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“top floors have great views but be prepared to climb the stairs”
 of 5 bubbles DenverM73, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Flat 4 - fantastic views but make sure you are able to handle the stairs!”
 of 5 bubbles PlumptonSussex, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
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