These contemporary, upmarket apartments were built in 2000 and received a complete renovation in 2005. The building comprises 6 floors with 41 apartments. The reception is staffed 24 hours a day and offers concierge services to assist with guests' every need during their stay. A car park for guests' cars is available for use at the hotel (extra charge). Overall the apartments provide the guest with style, sophistication, space and modern convenience within the centre of Edinburgh.
This sophisticated apartment hotel is located within the heart of Edinburgh, only a stone's throw from the historic Royal Mile and a 5-minute walk from Princes Street. A 20-minute walk takes guests to the top of the Royal Mile where they will find Edinburgh Castle and Camera Obscura. Links to the public transport network lie directly in front of the hotel. Shopping venues, restaurants, bars and pubs are approximately 300 m from the hotel and the nearest club around 500 m away. The nearest beach is about 8 km away and the airport is some 20 km from the hotel.
Modern, clean lines, dark cherry-wood flooring and Italian tiled bathrooms are just a taste of what these sophisticated 2-bedroom apartments have to offer. Each apartment offers 2 bedrooms that feature extra long queen-size or single beds. 90% of the apartments have 2 bathrooms with hairdryers, shaving mirrors and anti-steam wall mirrors. Each kitchen is fully equipped with all modern conveniences, including a washing machine and dryer. The dining area comfortably seats 4 people and in the lounge guests will find a TV/VCR and a CD player, and wireless Internet access is available throughout the apartment.
There is a gym on site and the nearest golf course is situated 6 km away from the hotel.
Guests do not have to go far for quality restaurants and bars. Mai Thai and Pizza Express are across the street, within 5 minutes there is fabulous Italian restaurant and just next door there is award-winning vegetarian dining. For fine Scottish food with a touch of the Australian guests can try 'Reform', 250 m up the Royal Mile. Ten minutes' walk away on Royal Terrace guests will find the elegant No. 3 Restaurant, which serves delicious Scottish fare and is renowned for its excellent Aberdeen Angus steaks. Within a 5-minute walk up the Mile guests will also find The Cannon's Gate Pub and World's End Pub, both serving hearty pub food and drinks in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
American Express, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
Route 1: Walking to the apartment hotel from Waverley train station. Exit via Market Street. Cross at the pedestrian crossing directly outside the train station, turn left and continue along Jeffrey Street until reaching the Royal Mile, turn left and continue down the Royal Mile for approximately 5 minutes, heading towards Holyrood Palace. On the right-hand side an archway called Bakehouse Close will come into view. Walk through the close, passing Architect and Design Scotland Office on the left and the hotel will be visible around the corner of this close. Route 2: Driving to the hotel from the West. Follow signs to the centre of Edinburgh, then for the West End of Princes Street. Turn right up Lothian Road, pass through three sets of traffic lights and at the fourth set turn left into Bread Street, and continue along this road and through the Grassmarket. The road changes to Cowgate. Continue on this road until its name changes to Holyrood Road after the St Mary Street Junction, then continue down Holyrood Road and turn left into Hammermen's Entry/ Morgan Court, which leads to the hotel car park. Press the buzzer on the right-hand side and reception will open up the gates.
Check-in is from 2 pm and check-out is before midday.
Direct dial telephone
HiFi stereo system
Iron and board