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Self catering and serviced apartments

Edinburgh boasts a great selection of self catering accommodation and serviced apartments for those who wish all the comforts of home.

Fountain Court Apartments

Fountain Court Apartments offers visitors to Edinburgh a range of one, two and three bedroom serviced apartments, as well as some stunning duplexes and penthouses. This first class, self-catering and fully-serviced accommodation is made up of 230 apartments in eight locations. Royal Garden (pictured above), Braid, Stewart, EQ2, Grove Executive, Grove, Harris, and Morrison are all centrally located and only a few minutes’ walk from the major tourist attractions and business areas. Fountain Court Apartments can be booked nightly, weekly or monthly. 

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Eden Locke

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Eden Locke offers a calm refuge in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town. Every apartment has been meticulously designed to include everything you want – regardless of whether you are staying for the night or a year. 

Although their suites are a tad smaller than a typical serviced apartment, you'll have a lot more space than a typical hotel suite, with interior design that makes meticulous use to present you witha comfortable, airy and luxuious space including necessities such as Wifi, a smart TV, a fully equipped kitchen with utensils and dishes, lots of storage space and big windows yielding stunning views across the beautiful New Town.

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Old Town Chambers

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Rising from three medieval closes off the Royal Mile, the Old Town Chambers luxurious serviced apartments capitalise on the fascinating historic character and atmosphere of 15th century Edinburgh as well as open up some of the most captivating views across the city’s Princes Street Gardens, which had been lost for over 200 years. Architecturally, the Old Town Chambers is a stand out place. It emerges out of the fifteenth century foundations and the design of this purpose built self catering accommodation is representative of the shaping of the buildings as they once were. It is a very contemporary take on Edinburgh’s Old Town but one which breathes new life into the old Closes and which allows visitors to Edinburgh to experience the city’s rich history in an entirely new way.

Guests have a choice of one, two and three bed apartments with fully equipped kitchens and large living and dining rooms or one, two, three bed penthouses and the oldest townhouse on the Royal Mile. They offer 24 hour concierge, daily housekeeping and wifi in each apartment.

Book direct with Old Town Chambers and enter promo-code ONLINE10 at check-out to save 10% on their competitive online rates. 

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As part of a £45million refurbishment, the Old Town Chambers now offer four one bedroom studio serviced apartments in Advocate’s Close, off Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. Blending state-of the-art facilities with centuries old architectural features, such as solid stone walls, existing blocked windows re-opened, and former doorways reinstated with original timber panels and doors reused wherever possible; contrasting against double smoked French oak wooden flooring and Italian tiling, alongside the latest home entertainment system and a 24 hour concierge service, makes it one of the most historic places to stay in Scotland.

Top tip: The Townhouse apartment - a stunning space over three floors - has been created within what is believed to be Edinburgh’s oldest townhouse. It includes original period wall paintings and two 16th century brick fireplaces and can be booked by the night.

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Onefinestay

Working in some of the world’s best cities, onefinestay offers stays in the finest homes with an unparalleled level of service and care. The Edinburgh collection showcases central 2, 3 and 4 bedroom handpicked homes. If you are looking for accommodation for 4 nights or more, their Bookings team is available 24/7 to help plan your ideal stay for the Edinburgh Festival season and the rest of the summer.

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Gladstone's Land Apartments

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Gladstone's Land is a one of the oldest buildings on the Royal Mile. This unique 500 year old building was built to be the home of the wealthiest residents in Edinburgh in the 1600’s. Guests in these holiday apartments soak up the atmosphere of historic Edinburgh whilst enjoying arguably one of the best addresses the city has to offer.

Guests have a choice of self-catering twin bedroom apartments or a two bed mezzanine apartment, with fully equipped kitchens, well-appointed bathrooms, Wi-Fi and comfortable living spaces.

Gladstone’s Land is owned by the National Trust for Scotland, the largest conservation charity in the country. Proceeds from the holiday apartments are invested back in to the building, allowing them to protect and care for this very special property.

Those who stay during Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival will receive a complimentary bottle of Malt Whisky, an NTS Family Membership and for 7 day stays during the Fringe, we will also include a special behind the scenes guided tour of the building and the Lawnmarket by 5* guide Martin Webster.

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Holiday Cottages

With more than 20 fantastic cottages and apartments available in and around Edinburgh, you’re spoilt for choice with holidaycottages.co.uk. Stay right at the heart of it all in their city centre and Royal Mile accommodation, or further out on the shores of Leith, overlooking the Firth of Forth. During a stay at their cottages, you could open the curtains to views of Edinburgh Castle, explore the city’s fascinating history and culture from the doorstep, and even sink into the bubbles of your own private hot tub.

They have holiday cottages to suit all kinds of visitors, from couples to families and large groups, with our accommodation sleeping up to ten people. Dogs are also welcome to many of the cottages, so your four-legged friend can explore the city and surrounding countryside by your side.

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Holyrood apartHOTEL

Holyrood Aparthotel Studio

The Holyrood apartHOTEL is a set of serviced apartments situated just off the historic Royal Mile in the Old Town. This self catering accommodation offers an ideal base from which to explore the city with Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace and Arthur’s Seat being only a few steps away.  The hotel is also conveniently situated within a five minute walk of Edinburgh’s main business district making it the ideal venue for corporate guests.

About the self catering apartments

The Edinburgh accommodation is a complex of modern, minimal and fully fitted apartments that offer you flexibility and independence.  No need to be up too early for breakfast, enjoy it in your own time and at your own pace.  Prepare your favourite dish for dinner, a real home from home in our beautiful city.

Holyrood apartHOTEL offers a mixture of studio and two bedroom apartments, each with fully equipped kitchen, lounge, flat screen TV and bathroom. It is ideal for perfect family moments, especially with our added extras like breakfast hamper, secure parking and special discounts.

They partner with a lot of local bars, restaurants and attractions that provide premium offers to guests. A little preview of the partnerships: Harry Potter trail, Camera Obscura, Mercat Tours and Royal Bus Ticket that takes you to all of the must –see locations in Edinburgh. Moreover if you would like to find out more about local places do not hesitate to ask their friendly staff at any time of the day or night; the reception operates 24 hours every day of the week.

The apartments are perfect for business guests due to their location, privacy and flexibility. They are excellent for holding a private meeting or working in quiet surroundings with fast Wifi connection. They also have a special executive two-bedroom apartments with complimentary newspaper and magazines and welcome hamper for larger groups.

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Staycity Edinburgh One Bedroom

Staycity Serviced Apartments Edinburgh offer 145 modern apartments consisting of studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments as well as four-bedroom townhouses all conveniently located just a few minutes' walk from Haymarket Train Station.  Staycity Apartments provide the ideal home away from home for leisure and business travellers alike and direct access by bus to Edinburgh International Airport.

Staycity offer more flexibility than a standard hotel room complete with fully equipped kitchens making them ideal for all your self-catering requirements.  For your convenience they also offer 24 hour reception, on-site car parking and housekeeping while all serviced apartments are provided with complimentary WIFI access making Staycity Serviced Apartments the perfect choice for both short and long term use.   Our range of serviced apartments combine elegance with a high emphasis on comfort and convenience.

Top Tip: Make use of Staycity’s secure storage lockers after check out – so that you can enjoy more time in the city without baggage!

Adagio Aparthotel Royal Mile

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Enjoy a base in the centre of the city at Adagio Aparthotel. This brand new complex offers 146 beautifully furnished apartments with everything you need for your stay. Located in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town on the Royal Mile, most of Edinburgh's city centre attractions are just a short walk away. 

Whether you're in Edinburgh for three days or three months, the Adagio Aparthotel will be your home away from home. With apartments that can sleep up to four people, each one is equipped with a functioning kitchen including dishwasher, refridgerator, microwave and hob. Breakfast is served between 7am and 10am, offering traditional, healthy and indulgent options for every taste. 

Lord Lyons Chambers

Lord Lyons Chambers Living Room

Lord Lyons Chambers are situated on the second floor of the Scotsman building, combining the grandeur of the Grade A Victorian structure with a contemporary design. Each apartment is finished to the highest standards with stylish design, boutique furnishings and an ideal location in the centre of Edinburgh. All guests can enjoy free wifi during their stay, and will receive a Scottish Welcome pack with complimentary Molton Brown toiletries. 

Fraser Suites Edinburgh

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Located within a stone’s throw from Edinburgh Castle and just off the Royal Mile on St Giles Street is the 130-year old building that houses Fraser Suites Edinburgh. The building stands with understated elegance in the heart of Scotland’s capital amongst other hotels in the city, with a sand-stoned Victorian façade restored to preserve its past. These luxury serviced apartments in Edinburgh's famous Grassmarket area will make for a very comfortable and relaxing stay in the Scottish capital.

The award-winning Gold-Standard Fraser Suites Edinburgh offers 75 units of fully furnished luxury serviced residences designed with contemporary interiors, adorned with sophisticated touches and furnished with the necessary modern conveniences, ideal for business and leisure stays, with the exclusivity of a boutique hotel Edinburgh travellers have come to expect.

This is Edinburgh: Self catering accommodation in Edinburgh for those who wish all the flexibility of a home from home environment.