Edinburgh Self-Catering (The Arc Apartment)

Self Catering

24/8 Abbey Lane, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH8 8JH

    THE ARC APARTMENT: 1-bedroom holiday let (sleeps 2) near Edinburgh city-centre with open view, private parking, free wi-fi. The usual MINIMUM LET is 3 nights. For Late Availability prices see our website: www.edinburghself-catering.co.uk

    Minimum let is usually 3 nights.

    See our own website for Late Availability prices which apply on bookings made within 20 days of arrival: www.edinburghself-catering.co.uk

    THE ARC APARTMENT - 1-BEDROOM HOLIDAY APARTMENT, WITH PARKING, NEAR EDINBURGH CITY CENTRE.
    This self catering vacation apartment has a great view of Edinburgh's highest point - Arthur's Seat - and is just a short walk from the Royal Mile and the Old Town. It is a bright and comfortable apartment with living/dining room, open-plan kitchen, double bedroom and bathroom. It can sleep 2 single guests as there is a single sofa-bed in the living/dining room.

    Holyrood Palace, The Queen's Gallery, Our Dynamic Earth, the new Scottish Parliament, Calton Hill and Holyrood Park are all 10 minutes walk away, while a supermarket, post office, bank etc are just around the corner. Theatre, cinemas, restaurants, bars, Waverley Station and Princes Street are just 5 minutes by bus.

    4 STAR ACCOMMODATION - the accommodation is on the third floor with a shared car-park, entrance hall and lift. There are electric heaters in all rooms.

    Living Room: Sofa (single sofa-bed), 2 armchairs, TV/DVD + Freeview channels, free Wi-Fi internet access, dining table and chairs.

    Kitchen (open plan off living room): Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, washer-dryer, kettle, toaster, microwave oven, iron and ironing board.

    Bedroom: Double bed, fitted wardrobes, bedside tables, hair dryer.

    Bathroom: Shower over bath, toilet, basin and shaver socket.

    Payphone: Can be used with a credit card or Post Office phone card.

    Parking: One allocated space in car park on ground floor of the building. Suitable for a small to medium-sizd car.

    EXTRAS / RESTRICTIONS
    - Baby's high chair and travel cot (with bedding) available free on request.
    - No smoking.
    - Pets considered.

    LINEN AND CLEANING
    Towels and bed-linen are always provided. Washcloths (face flannels) can be provided on request. If staying longer than 2 weeks we can arrange to change the linen and clean the flat once every two weeks, at a time that is suitable for you.

    RENTAL PERIOD
    Rental can begin and end any day of the week. The minimum let is usually 3 nights but at New Year it is 7 nights. Prices are lowest in winter, highest in August, Christmas and New Year.

    WI-FI INTERNET ACCESS
    Laptops and netbooks need to be wi-fi enabled. The network code is provided on arrival. This service is free.


    BOOKING
    ONLINE - through Edinburgh Self-Catering's website (www.edinburghself-catering.co.uk)
    TELEPHONE - 0131 553 6641 (from outside UK +44 131 553 6641)
    POST - print a Booking Form from our website and post or scan and email the completed form to us. Please reserve your dates by email or phone before sending the form to us.

    VISITSCOTLAND BOOKING CENTRE
    When booking through VisitScotland an initial deposit of 10% is charged by VisitScotland. The remaining deposit and/or balance will be payable to Edinburgh Self-Catering who will contact you for your card details soon after you have booked.


    PAYMENTS
    when booking OVER 1 MONTH before your arrival date: a deposit of 30% will secure your booking. The remaining balance will be due 1 month before arrival.
    When booking LESS THAN 1 MONTH before your arrival date: the full amount will be due on booking.

    Edinburgh Self-Catering accepts the following methods of payment:
    Visa, Visa Debit, Visa Electron, Mastercard, Mastercard Debit, JCB, Maestro/Switch, UK cheques, Eurocheques, bank transfers.

    Gradings
    4 Self Catering
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    April - July 2014
    1 Apr 2014 - 31 Jul 2014
    August 2014
    1 Aug 2014 - 31 Aug 2014
    Sep - Oct 2014
    1 Sep 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
    Nov - Dec 2014
    1 Nov 2014 - 20 Dec 2014
    Christmas 2014
    21 Dec 2014 - 27 Dec 2014
    New Year 2014-15
    28 Dec 2014 - 3 Jan 2015
    Jan - Mar 2015
    4 Jan 2015 - 31 Mar 2015
    April - July 2015
    1 Apr 2015 - 31 Jul 2015
    August 2015
    1 Aug 2015 - 31 Aug 2015

    See our own website for Late Availability prices which apply on bookings made within 20 days of arrival:
    www.edinburghself-catering.co.uk

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    7
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    The Arc Apartment (7 nights +)
    £75.00 per unit per night
    The Arc Apartment (1 night)
    £175.00 per unit per night
    The Arc Apartment (2 nights)
    £150.00 per unit per night
    The Arc Apartment (3 nights)
    £105.00 per unit per night
    The Arc Apartment (4 nights)
    £91.87 per unit per night
    The Arc Apartment (5 nights)
    £84.00 per unit per night
    The Arc Apartment (6 nights)
    £78.75 per unit per night

    See our own website for Late Availability prices which apply on bookings made within 20 days of arrival: www.edinburghself-catering.co.uk

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Children

    • Highchair Available
    • Cot Available
    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • Internet Access Laptops / netbooks must be wi-fi enabled. The network code is provided on arrival. The service is free.
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Location

    • City Location
    • City Centre

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • Non smokers
    • Young People
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Pets Welcome
    • Business Travellers

    Domestic

    • Tumble Dryer
    • Freezer
    • Payphones Available
    • Fridge
    • Microwave
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Washing Machine
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Dishwasher

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • CD Player
    • Radio
    • Television
    • WiFi Laptops / netbooks must be wi-fi enabled. The network code is provided on arrival. The service is free.

    Payment Methods

    • Switch Card
    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Free Parking On-Site Single allocated space in secure, covered parking area. Suitable for a small to medium-sized car. Electronic fob provided for gate.
    • Private Car Space
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking Single allocated space in secure, covered parking area. Suitable for a small to medium-sized car. Electronic fob provided for gate.

    Road Directions

    From south or east: follow A1 towards city centre. After turning left onto London Road (still A1) pass Meadowbank Sports Centre and then Meadowbank Shopping Park on your right. Up ahead on left is a tall, modern green building - this is The Arc! Abbey Lane is next left.

    From west and airport: Follow A8 to city centre then from Queen Street follow signs for A1. From London Road keep ahead to Earlston Place/Cadzow Place. Abbey Lane is next on right.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- Edinburgh Waverley Station: 1 mile (1.6km)
    TAXI in station
    BUSES #19 or #34 (outside Jenners Store, opposite Princes Street Gardens) to Cadzow Place on London Road. (Walk ahead and cross road to The Arc building.)
    WALK east along Princes Street; Waterloo Place; Regent Road; Montrose Terrace; London Road (Cadzow Place); Abbey Lane. (20 minutes walk.)

    Getting there by aeroplane:- 8 miles to Edinburgh Airport.
    TAXI to apartment.
    Airlink BUS to city centre; then bus or walk to apartment (as above from Waverley Station).
    BUS #35 (slow, local bus) to Abbeymount/Easter Road; then 5 minute walk east along Montrose Terrace or East Norton Place, London Road (Cadzow Terrace), to Abbey Lane on right.
     

    Transport within Scotland

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    Journey Planner

    Building Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance

    Parking

    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    • 20% discount: see our own website for Late Availability prices which apply on bookings made less than 3 weeks before arrival: www.edinburghself-catering.co.uk

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