About This Listing
Very comfortable room in relaxed, quiet, apartment right in the middle of the action. Edinburgh Castle, Palace, restaurants bars and Transportation minutes from the front door.
Large comfortable private room in the heart of the City Center. Actually on the Royal Mile, the bedroom faces South and overlooks Chessel's Court and is amazingly quiet at Night.
The Apartment is 500 metres from Waverley Train station and the Airport bus. Less than a 10 minutes walk to Princes Street, The apt is roughly half way between Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. Not forgetting the glorious Authurs Seat where in less than 15 minutes you can find yourself immersed in a mini Highland wilderness with Lochs and amazing views.
Ideal for Festival goers as very close to all major venues. The Pleasance Courtyard is less than 5 minutes walk away. Seconds from many restaurants and bars.
Very comfortable king size mattress, pure cotton bedding and electric heating.
Pure cotton bath, hand and face towels are provided.
A hairdryer, luggage weigher, EU, USA and Australia to UK adaptor and a USB charger are in your room for your convenience.
Unlimited free use of fibre optic BT Broadband wifi.
Enjoy your temporary home from home,
Come and go as you wish, there is some great nightlife close by and coming home late is not a problem. (Shoes off at night in the bedroom please).
Make use of the shared kitchen with washing machine, tumble dryer, gas hob and electric oven.
The shared Bathroom has roomy power shower unit, separate bath and underfloor heating.
Help yourself to Cereals, tea, coffee, milk, juices. There are various breads in the freezer for toast.
Making yourself at home.
Interaction with Guests
I'm out and about depending on weather, I know the city very well and am happy to suggest places to explore, eat and drink.
The Canongate is an area rich in culture and history in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, it forms the lower part of the Royal Mile leading down to the Palace of Holyrood.
The narrow wynds, closes and lanes create a unique atmosphere and excellent local amenities include specialist shops, bars and restaurants.
The apt is less than 10 mins walk from the Airport bus service on Waverley Bridge and the Train Station. The hop on hop off City Tour busses stop directly outside the Apt gate!
Welcome to the Canongate,
Gate Release / Entry:
When entering the building the gate key needs to be returned to the vertical position once it clicks open. If not, the release mechanism remains active and the gate will not lock.
When leaving the building there is a button on the wall just before you turn down the last flight of stairs which releases the gate.
Music / Wifi
You can use the AUX button on the HiFi and the lead provided to plug in your ipod etc.
WIFI hub 5QX7C
fibre optic unlimited.
Checkin after 12 please. On checkout you are free to use the rest of the apartment till your various transportations are due to leave if I can have the bedroom by 10am.
Mark's apartment is very attractive and well fitted out and well kept. The location is perfect - right on the Cannongate in front while the bedroom faces out back on a quiet garden. We've stayed with Mark before and it was really good to be back! Mark is the perfect host.
Great location in Edimburgh! Very confortable warm bed and nice hot shower. Mark was a great host, friendly and easy going and pointed out local bars and attractions. Very atentive. The entrance to the building and stairways are kindda old (like everything in town) and off putting at first, but still, highly recommended
Mark was a wonderful host with a central apartment! The location was fantastic! Upon arrival he sat down and gave us suggestions on possible places to visit. He was very accommodating and kind. Thank you for your wonderful apartment!
Mark was very pleasant and the room was exactly as expected, clean and spacious. We were greeted with a nice cuppa on arrival and a chat on spots to visit whilst in Edinburgh.
If we are ever in Edinburgh again this is where we will be staying.
Perfect, thank you.
Mark is erg vriendelijk, voorkomend en behulpzaam. Heerlijk ruime douche! Prima bed.
This was our first experience with Airbnb and we couldn't possibly say enough to describe our wonderful experience in Mark's flat. The room was just as we expected, large and sunny, (when the sun did come out). The bed was AMAZING! It was like sleeping in a cloud. What made the experience even better was the location of being right on the Royal Mile, which made exploring Edinburgh very easy and enjoyable. Mark was very charming, welcomed us into his home and made us feel like it was our own place. We will recommend Mark's flat to all our friends back home whom wish for an excellent experience. Thanks, Mark!
Thanks for your accomodation and advice. Very beautiful room, and excellent location right on the royal mile. I will definately stay again.
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About the Host, Mark
I enjoy all things to do with Art and Music. I am interested in technology and interior spatial design. I love traveling and hosting people from all over the world and my favourite destination in the world so far is in Cornwall, UK....so far.
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