A fabulous newly refurbished 2nd floor apartment comprises of a beautiful and bright living room with dining table and leather bed-settee, a fully fitted kitchen with washing machine and dishwasher, a bathroom with shower, two double bedrooms (one with a double bed and the other with two single beds). Free WIFI is included and the apartment also has gas central heating and double glazing for your comfort.
The apartment is located 15 minutes walk or 10 minutes by taxi from Waverley Train Station. From the airport, a taxi takes around 30 minutes to the apartment or the airport shuttle bus to the city centre takes 30 minutes (last stop Waverley Station). You can also take the tram from the airport to the last stop in the city centre (30 mins) and then from the same stop a bus for the last 5 minutes to the apartment. A car is not necessary within the city which has an excellent bus service but there is free parking in the immediate vicinity of the apartment.
The palace, parliament, the Playhouse theatre and the Royal Mile are only a 10 minute walk from the apartment. Edinburgh castle around 20-25 minutes walk (bus 10 mins). The city centre is only a 15 minute walk (10 mins bus). Royal Yacht Brittania and the shore area of Edinburgh are 15 minutes by bus from the apartment as are any of the main galleries and theatres within the city.
There are a range of great little shops close by - the Manna House coffee shop and patisserie is an award-winning bakery and definitely worth a visit and there are several other good coffee shops/cafes/delis. Cornelius wines is excellent and full of good advice on wine choice. There are also a good local supermarket, take away restaurants and several convenience stores and grocery shops in the immediate vicinity of the apartment.
For a fantastic view of the city take a walk up Calton Hill. You can be at the top in 10 minutes from the apartment and the views are just tremendous. For a little more exertion take a walk through Holyrood Park, just 10 minutes away and up along 'The Crags' - a long cliff line with fantastic views or up to the summit of Arthurs Seat - the highest point in the city.
If shopping is more of interest, then George Street and Multrees Walk in the city centre are full of designer outlets. For restaurants there are numerous good places at the top of Leith Walk (10 mins walk away) or if you would like to seek out a good Edinburgh pub then the Broughton Street area near the top of Leith Walk has some good traditional ale houses.