Pilrig House - Garden Apartment

Self Catering

30/1 Pilrig House Close, Edinburgh, Lothians, EH6 5RF

    Award-winning cottage-style apartment (sleeps 2 max) in historic Pilrig House. Unique park location, yet only a short stroll to the centre of Edinburgh or the Port of Leith. FREE parking in private car park. Free Wi-Fi & all-inclusive welcome treats.

    Our 4-star graded Garden Apartment (sleeps 2 max) is within Pilrig House, an A-listed 17th-Century Scottish Townhouse (built in 1638), which has an incredible history and a wonderful literary connection - it was once the home of Robert Louis Stevenson's mother's family - one of Scotland's most acclaimed authors! He mentions Pilrig House in his novels: Kidnapped and Catriona.

    We offer all solo travellers a 10% discount on our nightly rates! We also offer discounts on nightly rates for longer stays.
    2 weeks - 15%
    3 weeks - 20%
    4 weeks or more - 25%
    We are flexible and may offer a greater discount in low season - Do ask!

    Please see owner's website for up-to-date calendar availability. (Click on 'Availability'.)

    Uniquely located on the edge of a peaceful park, it is only a short stroll (1 mile), or 5 minutes by bus, to Edinburgh's city centre and all the main attractions. The apartment overlooks private gardens and lush, green parkland - offering peace and tranquillity after busy days' sightseeing! Guests can enjoy sitting in the private garden to the front of the house, or in the privacy of the Regency garden, which has secluded seating areas and is teeming with wildlife.

    The Accommodation...
    ...is beautifully furnished and extremely comfortable, comprising: sunny living-room with lovely window-seat & dual windows offering garden & park views; spacious double bedroom, also with garden and park views; fully tiled bathroom with heated towel rail, shaver point & shower over the bath; and utterly charming, cottage-style kitchen (fully equipped).

    Free Parking!
    Plus, rare for Edinburgh accommodation - there is the bonus of an allocated (FREE) car parking space for guests in a safe, private car park to the rear of the house.

    A Home-From-Home. Included in the Price:
    Fine bedlinen, Luxury mattress topper on bed, Egyptian cotton towels, fluffy towelling robes/slippers, all utilities (heating and electricity - there are no 'hidden' costs), telephone with aswering message service (FREE local & national calls), luxury Scottish toiletries, refreshment tray, fresh flowers, crystal decanter of whisky, fruit bowl and Scottish fudge on arrival, full Welcome, Places to Visit, Restaurant and Edinburgh Tour Packs, up-to-date Tourist Information file, Pilrig House stationery, bookmarks & postcards, a wide selection of Books, CDs/DVDs, Edinburgh Guidebooks/DVDs and Maps, AA-Touring Atlas, board games, binoculars - and many other thoughtful extras!

    Unlimited FREE high-speed Broadband Wi-Fi internet access (and, for a tiny daily charge, we can offer laptop hire if you want to leave yours at home), iPod/iPhone Docker, fridge, freezer, clothes washer/dryer, microwave, dishwasher, coffee-maker, blender, ironing facilities, CD-Player, DVD-Player, Digital TV, Flat-Screen TV, Digital Radio, Hairdryer, Real-flame effect fire, oak wooden flooring, adjustable heating & overhead dimmer lighting in all rooms.

    Booking Conditions
    Open all year. The apartment is non-smoking, but you are welcome to smoke outside. And, sorry, no pets. We welcome chidlren aged 7 and over. Please see our website for minimum stays each month, rates, availability and booking form.

    Bookings - Payment
    For bookings of 7 nights or less, we ask for payment on booking. For bookings exceeding 7 nights, we ask for 50% payment on booking, and 50% 8 weeks before your stay. We send an online payment request, payable by debit or credit card.

    Cancellation Policy
    We ask that all prospective guests read our Conditions of Rental on our website before completing a Booking Form - our Cancellation Policy is clearly stated on that page.

    4 Self Catering
    Regional Winner
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Pilrig House-Garden Apartment
    £725.00 per unit per week

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

    Accommodation Type

    • City Breaks
    • Holiday Rentals
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Dishwasher
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property Fully adjustable to suit your needs
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Private Bathroom With shower over bath and glass shower-screen
    • Shower
    • Telephone Free local and national calls and telephone message answer service
    • Towel Charge Fresh towels supplied on request thtroughout your stay
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player Large DVD library provided
    • Garden
    • Hi-Fi
    • Radio
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Diners Card
    • Electron
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Cycle Hire Nearby Cycle hire shop just up the road from Pilrig House - a 4-min walk away!
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • City Centre With unique parkland location, offering peace and tranquillity, away for traffic noise!
    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Families We welcome children over the age of 7
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People Chilldren over age of 7 welcome

    Road Directions

    Please enquire and we will be happy to provide full directions.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre: You can walk from the tourist information centre in around 20 minutes - Pilrig House is located under a mile away. Please ask for directions. Or, take a bus, or a taxi! If you enquire, we will be happy to provide details of bus numbers and directions.

    Getting there by railway:- You should disembark at Waverley station and take a taxi - it will cost around £6. Or, if you have very little luggage, you can walk to the apartment in around 20 minutes. Please ask for directions!

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh International Airport, you can take the airport city shuttle bus, which leaves approx. every 10 minutes outside the main entrance. You disembark at the terminus point on Waverley Bridge and, for here, take a taxi, which will cost in the region of around £5 to £6. Alternatively, you can take a taxi from the aiport directly to Pilrig House, which should cost around £22. The city is around 12 miles form the airport.


    Transport within Scotland

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    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 8


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance

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

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