Central Ensuite Room +Hot Breakfast

Apartment - Private room · Easter Dalry Rigg, Edinburgh, EH11 2TG, United Kingdom
Brett
Your host, Brett
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The Space

A lovely double bedroom with private ensuite shower-room & toilet. Modern comfortable sunny apartment.

Please note: the apartment is on the 2nd floor (American 3rd floor) and there is no lift/elevator so if you have trouble walking up stairs or heavy luggage it may not be suited to you.

Centrally heated.

Breakfast included. A rotating daily selection of:
- Orange and Apple juice.
- Selection of toast, English muffins, crumpets, pancakes, croissants.
- tea and coffee
- Selection of breakfast cereals.
- Fruit salad
- Full Scottish Breakfast
- Salmon and scrambled eggs

Towels provided.

WiFi Internet.

Tea/coffee and biscuits on arrival.

Located in a private compound so it is quiet from any street noises. Less than 10 minutes walk to Haymarket rail station. The airport shuttle-bus stops at Haymarket.

15-20 minutes walk to city-centre (Prince's Street) or you can take the many buses that pass by.

Parking available in private car park.

You will be hosted by Brett's mom Eddie. She's Thai but speaks English and is a wonderful cook (for your breakfast and Thai dinners too!)

Guest Access

Use of kitchen (except while your breakfast is being prepared), fridge-freezer, and living-room (with dining table)

Interaction with Guests

Brett will be dealing with guests up until the day of arrival. On the day of arrival onwards, Brett's mom Eddie will be dealing with the guests.

The Neighborhood

Supermarkets, shops, restaurants, multiplex cinema, bars & pubs, take-aways, and cafes (with free WiFi), and laundromats nearby.

Getting around

Less than 10 minutes walk to Haymarket rail station.

Bus stop nearby with many buses into the city centre.

As of September 2014 we are promised the trams will run from Haymarket to the city-centre.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 1
Extra people: $26 / night after the first guest
Security Deposit: $441
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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  • Nous avons passé deux jours fabuleux à Edimbourgh, grâce à Eddie! Elle est très prévenante et attentionnée! La chambre correspond parfaitement au descriptif, le lit est très confortable. Le petit déjeuner est vraiment délicieux! Thanks Eddie for those amazing days!

    July 2014
  • Eddie (Brett's mum) is the most wonderful host I have ever met. She prepared a delicious breakfast of eggs, salmon, croissant, and a fresh fruit salad.

    The room itself was really comfortable and tidy, and the apartment is well located. I couldn't fault the experience and will highly recommend that those coming to Edinburgh stay here.

    Eddie also has a great collection of porcelain dogs.

    July 2014
  • Bret's Mom was our host. She is a very sweet Thai lady. She provided us a restaurant quality full English breakfast. The location is good, only 20 mins walk to old town. Or you can easily take the bus No.2 right outside the community.

    July 2014
  • My colleague and I had a very pleasant conference-stay at Brett's app.. His mother Eddie took care off us, made a delicious breakfast, was there in the morning to wish us a nice day and was there in the evening to wish us a good nigh!! Thank you!!

    July 2014
  • Communication with Brett was good. His Mum, Eddie, was an excellent host - very accommodating and eager to assist in any way. Good breakfast. Room a bit of a tight fit - not a problem for us on a one-night stay. Centrally located with main city sights within walking distance.

    June 2014
  • My stay at Brett's place was wonderful. His mom Eddie is a gem and seriously the nicest woman I have ever met. She really made me feel at home and provided great company. Also, her breakfast was just amazing! The bed was super comfortable and everything was clean and lovely. I would really recommend staying here if you're visiting Edinburgh.

    June 2014
  • This booking was fantastic!!
    It is close enough to town to walk and bus and tram services are there if required.
    The room and the breakfast should get a Michelin Star!
    The host was very welcoming and great hospitality.

    June 2014
  • This was a nice stay. Brett's mother, who will be your actual host, is a lovely and kind person. The room is great and the fact that is was en suite was definitely a plus. When I first arrived, I felt to be rather off the beaten track because in other stays in Edinburgh, I have been on the other side of the city, near Holyrood Park. But, in fact, this room is a pleasant and short walk to the centre of town and there are lots of buses and the new tram nearby. It's also a short walk to Haymarket train station and it was nice to be in a neighborhood that was less tourist-y than other places I have stayed in Edinburgh.

    June 2014
  • Had a wonderful stay with Brett's Mum Eddie she was so welcoming and helpful. The location was perfect we could walk to everything and if you didn't wish to walk there was a bus stop right near the apartment and buses easy to use.
    The pictures describe the room very well and when booking Brett was easy to communicate with.
    Eddie's breakfast was amazing couldn't have asked for better service, she made sure everything was to our satisfaction and also asked if we had any special requests.
    I would recommend this stay to anyone who would love to see Edinburgh

    June 2014
  • Eddie was a most gracious hostess! We had a lot of rain the afternoon and evening we arrived so her directions to the nearest restaurants were greatly appreciated :-) the flat is very conveniently located to the Royalmile and other sites of Edinburgh- although I had done research as to what sort of happenings were going on in Edinburgh for the day we were there I found it to be a lull. Low and behold when we left Edinburgh castle we could see and hear all sorts of bagpipes and engines revving and people cheering. The gumball 3000 road rally was beginning in Edinburgh that day!! Totally cool to see all the cars from all the nations :-)

    June 2014
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Français, Italiano, ภาษาไทย
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Freelance IT Programmer and Personal Chef of Thai Cuisine
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I'm half-Scottish/half-Thai. Grew up in Thailand and lived in Australia for while before my return to UK a few years ago. I work both as an freelance IT programmer (Oracle) and as a personal chef of Thai cuisine. I enjoy travelling, reading (spirituality, science, cook-books, novels by Indian authors, etc.), theatre, live music (especially jazz), eating out/in, wine, microbrewery beers, Italian sports-cars, yoga, surfing, snowboarding, keeping fit, and life in general.
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