Fast Wi-Fi + TV North of Edinburgh

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Bonnington Road, Edinburgh, Scotland EH6, United Kingdom
Your host, Jo-Ann
7 Reviews
Response rate: 88%
Response time: within a few hours

The Space

* Kid friendly.

* Swimming pool and gym next door

The flat is in a old building, but it was fully upgrade, in 2008.

There is a swimming pool, just next door from the flat, in less than 100m at Victoria Sport Centre.

From the flat you will have :

Great bus service, also Majestic Tour from the door steps, see Edinburgh Bus Tours for more info.

Selection of shops, coffee shops, local pubs, 5 min walk from the flat, in the Centre on Leith.

10-15min by bus or 20-25min by walk, to the centre.

15min walk to Royal Yacht Britannia
and Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, just next to it where you can eat or make some shopping.

Unique, build in 1483, South Leith Church 15 min walk.

Water of Leith, canals, docks with all this charming pubs and coffee shops around and interesting architecture.

Feel free to ask about flat or town I know few of the town mysteries...
Or if you have any special requests..... I will try to meet any of your wishes.

The flat is comfortable for 2 people ( + 1 kid, possible on camp bed )

There is one real double bed in the bedroom,
Where double bedding for a couple or 2 single for two friends can be provided.

It is possible to ad one single (camp/air bed), which will be perfect for a kid, teenager.
The kitchen is fully equipped, with pots and dishes.
There is selection of tea, herb tea, coffee in the flat.
Also basic cooking stuff like oil, herbs, salt, vinegar, some dry food like porridge, corn flakes, pasta etc. So no need to buy a lot of stuff if you need to cook few meals over your stay.

See you soon

Guest Access

There is fully equipped kitchen
Tiny Shower room/toilet
Basic toiletries
Hair dryer
Washing mashie
Fresh bed linen & towels
Very fast Wi-Fi internet
DVD player
Some movies, few books
House manual wit all information you need about the flat, neighbourhood, town, buses etc which I am sending first via email, after the reservation is done, so you can have all the info in advance.

Interaction with Guests

You will stay by your own in the flat, but I m always available via txt and email

Getting around

You can park for free on the street next to the flat.
Public transport, very convenient located, buses are 0.5 to 3 min walk.
From the airport you can come with one bus, no 35, on standard ticket rate, 1.50 GBP for one adult.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $35 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Security Deposit: $101
Cleaning Fee: $25
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • Thanks to Jo-Ann for the kind, helpful communication before arrriving. Same for the communication while our staying. Although she wasn´t in town, there were no difficulties of getting in touch with her (i.e. questions) via e-mail or phone. Everything worked quite well.
    The flat itself was clean and fully equiped, even a little bit more like this: There was huge range of food and things around that it seemed like someone gave way because of our booking...
    However, we liked it, had a great time in Edinbugh and can reccommend to stay there.

    January 2014
  • We had a really nice time in Edinburgh! Joanna is very friendly and quick in responding to messages, the flat is lovely and clean, and there were a lot of practical things present, like tea, herbs, maps, information folders and a travel plug.
    The flat is located in Leith, not to far from the city center (and close to lots of buses that go in that direction anyway), and we made a few evening walks through the harbor area. Would definitely recommend.

    August 2013
  • Vacanza magnifica.
    Joanna è una persona suo appartamento è in ottima posizione, il Leith è un quartiere spettacolare tutto da scoprire collegato benissimo. Lo consiglio!

    August 2013
  • Joanna was very accommodating for our stay in Edinburgh. The apartment was very clean and in a quiet street in Leith. We would stay again, thanks Joanna.

    August 2013
  • I really had a very good stay in Edinburgh.
    Joanna is a perfect host looking for really everything you need,with a lot of small attentions.
    The flat which is situated in the popular district of Leith, is very well equipped and functional. Lots of buses (even at night) are accessible nearby.
    A very good place to stay in Edinburgh !
    And thanks for everything to Joanna for her kind and warming welcome, she's a very nice person!

    August 2013
  • We had a wonderful week in Edinburgh! Joanna and her daughter met us at the flat exactly on schedule, having cleaned meticulously and prepared some welcoming treats for us. She gave us a thorough tour and made sure we understood how to use the appliances before she headed out on her own Airbnb trip. She also checked in during the week to see how we were doing, and provided us with a feedback sheet.
    The flat itself was what we expected, and a good bargain for the money. It was a bit cramped for three people, but would probably be comfy for two. The street outside was noisy at times, but not a problem when the windows were closed. The streetlight shone directly in the window; we have suggested blackout curtains to make for a better night's sleep.
    Joanna is a new host and eager to improve the experience, so we hope future guests will provide feedback as well.

    July 2013
  • Joanna's apartment is nice and convenient, and fully furnished and equipped with anything you might think of. It was very clean and well appointed with lots of little extras such as quality toiletries, cereal, jams, tea and other kitchen goodies. Joanna prepared even a hot-water bottle, I felt like at home! There is also a huge space for your clothes. Very comfortable bed. Heating and hot water worked perfectly. The surroundings of the house are rather calm. As mentioned in the ad, the apartment is a bit out of town, in an area that is a little less charming than downtown, but it's situated near by a bus stop with plenty of buses that run straight to the centre of town (exept on Sundays, watch out!). Plus there was a Tesco just around the corner so it was easy to get hold of food etc.
    The entrance hall and stairs of the building are a bit grotty and smelly but this wasn't a major issue for us, and the apartement itself wasn't concerned.
    The owner, Joanna, was very helpful and responsive, the booking went smoothly. Joanna was also very accommodating and flexible around our schedule, she even picked us up at the Airlink station in the centre, although it was nearly midnight! So nice! She also allowed us to leave a bit later than planned.
    So, thank you for everything Joanna, we really enjoyed our stay in this appartement! Thumbs up!

    May 2013
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Hello We are two girls here, one mid-aged and one teen-age :) We are happy, quiet, vegetarian; non-smokers, who try to be as eco- friendly as possible, respectful to other creatures and this great Planet where we all live. We are in to the music, ( playing piano and guitar) and movies. We both love good classical cinema, from Hollywood, to Japan ! Since 30's until present. From the first silent, black& white films, to the current 'special effects'. We both open minded and interested other cultures and countries, which we try to explore by world cinema, hosting people in our home and through travelling. We hope to meet you soon :) Jo-Ann
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