William III and Queen Mary didn’t stay here… but their painter did!
Great for a family or larger group, this split-level apartment benefits from two bedrooms, one with en-suite and a separate bathroom. The apartment has been recently renovated to a high standard with lot of yummy details to enjoy.
Upon entering the hallway; with lovely solid oak flooring you have access to the 2 bedroom as ground level. Both bedrooms area beautifully decorated and are lovely and light. The master bedroom has fabulous views of the Scott’s Monument, Princes Street and even Fife on a clear day. The en-suit shower room has a spacious walk in shower, sink and WC.
Lower Ground Floor
The apartment is built the sloping Advocates Close so the living area is on the lower ground floor. Don’t worry our floors are completely horizontal! There is a lovely light sitting room with comfy seating for 4 as well as a dining area, flat screen TV, DVD player, iPod docking station and even iPad rental if you want it. There are wonderful views of the famous Scott’s Monument out of the Livingroom window, creating a great little space to sit back and relax or curl up with a book. The family bathroom with shower, bath, sink and WC is also on the lower ground floor.
The modern kitchen has is a single oven, hob, full size fridge/freezer, coffee machine, microwave and integrated dishwasher.
It’s hard to believe that you are 30 seconds from the Royal Mile staying in this quite apartment tucked away on one of Edinburgh’s most famous closes dating back to 1544! The Close was home to John Scougall, painter to William III and Queen Mary in 1570.
This apartment is perfect for exploring Edinburgh for couples, families and groups.
If arriving by car please be aware that there is no parking on the Royal Mile, we can however provide private car parking spaces just 5 minutes walk away – just add it onto your booking for the duration of your stay.
Check in time is 4pm and check out is by 10am. Our office is nearby so luggage can be stored during office hours Mon-Fri to allow you to make the most of your time in Edinburgh
At VieAmhor Edinburgh Apartments, we pride ourselves in providing a truly unique personal service to ensure you Edinburgh Apartment is fully equipped to make your stay memorable. Should you require an finishing touches just let us know, perhaps a bedroom filled with candles, champagne on ice for your arrival or a scrummy breakfast hamper our team are more than happy to source all of this for you with the cost simply added to your booking.
Equally if you are looking for ideas on places to east during your stay our VieAmhor Edinburgh Apartment team are situated right in the heart of the city so know all the great places to eat. Some of Edinburgh's best restaurants are tucked away in corners and down Edinburgh Closes so its worth asking us!
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My husband and I along with my parents who were turning 60 stayed two nights in Advocates Close. We found the location and parking to be great; however, the amenities were subpar. The two beds should not be called beds, but more a futon since the mattress could not have been more than 2" thick. The entry lights were not working and missing lamp shades in the hall and first bedroom overhead light. The walls are in desperate need of painting, baseboards missing and the downstairs tub is rusty on the exterior. Overall, the location was great, but the lack of sleep was dreadful.
Great location, overall apartment nice with a few disappointing issues, these are as follows:-
No plug in downstairs bathroom.
radiator in second bedroom intermittantly working.
Complaint of not much storage in same bedroom my friends slept in that room not myself so am passing on information.
Shower in downstairs bathroom attachment head not working kept slipping down again. This from my friends as my husband and I were in main bedroom.
No tea towels.
I always give a true review when asked, so apologies if is not what you want to hear.
We had a wonderful stay with VieAmhor at Advocates' Close. The apartment was spacious and mostly well-appointed, and there were some really nice touches. They supplied a highchair and cot for the baby (though a sheet for the cot would have been useful), and even put up a Christmas tree and decorated it for us! We arranged a grocery delivery before we arrived, and they met the delivery person and put everything away for us.
It was very easy to contact the company when necessary (for example when the guests in the other apartment accidentally took our keys from the lockbox, someone from VieAmhor dropped off another set for us right away).
Only two criticisms: there's little storage for clothing (no drawers except the small ones in the nightstand, and hanging space in only one of the two bedrooms), and rather uncomfortable mattresses, thin and full of springs.
But overall it was a wonderful stay--good value, a location that couldn't possibly be improved upon, a really lovely apartment, and excellent service.
Location, location location and clean! This apartment could not be closer to the Royal Mile, walk out the door turn left and you're there. Victoria and Amanda could not have been more helpful. Many thanks guys - hopefully will use you again
The apartment is nice and the location is very good.
Hotel service in a self-catering flat! The flat was clean, well-equipped, and the rooms are spacious and very well-insulated, which my southern California-bred family appreciated! Comfy beds and pillows and blackout shades allowed for a good sleep after long days touring around Edinburgh. Being a party of 4 women, we appreciated the extras like the blow dryer, bathroom toiletries and plenty of mirrors! There is a lot of care put into this flat. Amanda was quick to respond to emails, no matter the time of day. When we had an issue with the water, Amanda handled it to satisfaction immediately. We enjoyed the flat and location so much, we stayed an additional day! Needless to say, we would definitely stay here again. I also loved the super secret spy novel email instructions and manner of picking up the keys!!! :)
Thanks Amanda for making our trip easy and pleasant. The flat was pretty much right in the middle of Old Town and on the Royal Mile, very easy for you to get to most of the main tourist attraction in the City. The flat is complete with all your essentials, so once you get in the door, you're pretty much settled in. You might need to find your way to the kitchen and lounge downstairs because the flat is huge in size!! Tall ceiling, nice big window for the bedroom but surprisingly well insulated for you to duck out from the Scottish weather.
All in all, fantastic flat in a very central location. If you're not used to a lot of walking, this is a perfect spot as a base to see all the attractions.
Location is (website hidden) its on the Royal Mile and close to the action. Flat was clean and well equipped - we asked for some minor things and they were quickly delivered. Apartment had all the amenities - could have cooked meals there but we ate out all nights we were there. There was building going on next door but that wasnt too much distraction. Overall a very enjoyable experience
Stay in a street where all the tour guides bring their groups to tell stories. A modern super clean apartment in an historical setting.
The location is fabulous and sets you up for immediate exploration of the Royal Mile. You are staying in a historical location and it was fun to see people taking photos of the Advocates Close and knowing we were staying right there. The layout and design of the space was perfect for me and my parents. And it's nice being able to start the day with breakfast in your own place before heading out to explore and taking a break in your own living room before dinner. Highly recommend. Comfy duvets and light blocking shades too for easy, peaceful sleeping. There is some construction underway which in time may block some of the views, but don't be deterred as the location really couldn't be more perfect for hitting all the right destinations along the mile.
This is the final rate, including any fees from the host and Airbnb.