Vacation Rentals Scotland (Jeffrey Street)

Self Catering

8 Jeffrey Street (Flat 12 And Flat 14), Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH1 1DT

    Two bright, centrally located one-bedroom apartments (sleeps 1–4 each) off the Royal Mile, with spectacular views of the city and surrounding area from a rooftop terrace and within easy walking distance of attractions, shops, and eateries

    • living room with dining area, separate kitchen, bedroom
    • bathroom with bathtub and shower over (Flat 14); shower-room with walk-in shower (Flat 12)
    • sleeps up to four people: bedroom with king-size bed; double sofa-bed in living-room
    • great city views from apartment and shared roof terrace
    • centrally located for all attractions and festivals
    • close to air, train and bus terminals
    • easy access to other parts of Scotland
    • prices from £350 to £790 inclusive per week, with shorter and longer stays possible
    • free wifi internet access

    Each of these holiday homes in Edinburgh is in a bright centrally located one-bedroom apartment of an architecturally significant building with stunning views. Flat 14 is on the fourth (top) floor and Flat 12 is on the third floor. Situated off the Royal Mile in the centre of Scotland's beautiful capital city, the apartments are within easy walking distance of the major tourist attractions, Festival venues, shops, night life and transport connections. Each apartment sleeps two people and can comfortably sleep another two guests on request on a sofa bed in the living room. All linen and towels are included in the price and for lets of more than ten days these are replaced. The apartments are an ideal base for a short city break in Edinburgh or for a longer holiday if you want to explore further afield.

    The apartments are situated on Jeffrey Street, off the Royal Mile, in the heart of Edinburgh's historic Old Town. The Scots Baronial building, built in 1891, has been deemed of sufficient architectural importance to merit a category B listing. Jeffrey Street and St Mary's Street straddle the Royal Mile, the backbone of medieval Edinburgh, which connects Edinburgh Castle at one end with the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the new Parliament at the other. Edinburgh's main visitor attractions are on your doorstep and the neighbourhood is full of attractive independent shops and restaurants, bars and cafes to suit all budgets, from cheap and cheerful pizzerias to fine dining establishments. The Hub (the official centre for the Edinburgh International Festival) and the Festival Fringe office are on the Royal Mile and you can easily walk to many of the Festival venues. You are also ideally placed to enjoy the Christmas and Hogmanay (New Year) festivities.

    The accommodation has views over the city rooftops. Each apartment comprises a living room with dining area, a kitchen, and a double bedroom; Flat 14 has a bathroom with bathtub and shower over; Flat 12 has a shower-room with walk-in shower. Unique to this building is the shared roof terrace, accessed from the top of the entrance stairway, and which has spectacular panoramic views over the city, sea and hills. Where better to enjoy a relaxing drink after a hard day's sightseeing?

    In each of the apartments there is a living room with double sofabed and a dining area; a kitchen, well provided with crockery, cutlery, glasses and kitchenware, as well as a washing machine, fridge, freezer, microwave and cooker; a double bedroom, fully carpeted and attractively furnished; a bathroom/shower-room with wash-hand basin and shower.

    Each apartment has gas central heating. The price of gas and electricity is included. For the comfort of future guests the apartment is non-smoking and pets are not allowed. Spanish, German and Russian spoken.

    3 Self Catering
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    Opening Times
    1 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2030

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Vacation Rentals Scotland (Jeffrey Street)
    £575.00 per unit per week

    Prices range from £350 per week to £890. Short breaks of from 3 nights available.

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

    Accommodation Type

    • City Breaks


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Radio
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Delta Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Paid Parking within easy distance


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


    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Fridge
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Microwave
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Washing Machine

    Languages Spoken

    • German Speaking
    • Spanish Speaking


    • City Centre

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Leave Tourist Information Centre and turn left onto Princes Street. Take first left onto Waverley Bridge. Walk down bridge to crossroads. Turn left along Market Street and once you pass under North Bridge, take right-hand fork onto Jeffrey Street. Just beyond Jury's Inn Hotel, street sweeps to right and Number 8 is on the left.

    Getting there by railway:- From taxi rank in station - black cab costs about £5.
    If walking - Leave station by Market Street exit (signposted), cross road at pedestrian crossing and turn left to walk under North Bridge. Take right-hand fork after bridge and you are on Jeffrey Street. Just beyond Jury's Inn Hotel, street sweeps round to right and Number 8 is on left.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Official taxi from airport to 8 Jeffrey Street (approx £20, or £8 for Edinburgh Shuttle minibus).
    Airport Express Bus - every 15 mins from 0650 to 2140. Single ticket = £3 (£2 child) or open return = £5 (£3 child).
    Hourly Night Service N22 (0045 to 0345). Single ticket = £2.
    As you get off bus at Waverley Bridge, turn left and walk to the first junction. Turn left along Market Street. Once you pass under North Bridge, take right-hand fork onto Jeffrey Street. Just beyond Jury's Inn Hotel, street sweeps round to right. Number 8 is on left.

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