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4.3 out of 5

"Great location. Beautiful kitchen, but could do with some tongs for cooking/serving. Didn't need, but don't recall seeing a can opener, vegetable pee ... " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 09 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

At Holyrood Aparthotel you'll be within steps of popular attractions like Royal Mile and Our Dynamic Earth. Highlights at this aparthotel include in-room kitchens, washers/dryers and free WiFi.

You can enjoy an LCD TV with digital channels, and each apartment features a dining area, a sitting area and a DVD player. In-room dining is easy with a kitchen that comes equipped with a fridge, a microwave and a hob. A coffee/tea maker, a safe and a hairdryer are also available.

This business-friendly aparthotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a fitness centre and concierge services. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and a computer station. Continental breakfast is available daily between noon and noon. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 4-star Old Town aparthotel include Princes Street and Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Studio (Twin)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$91* Per night/room 12 Jan. - 13 Jan.

Apartment, Two Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Studio, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Holyrood Aparthotel ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holyrood Aparthotel

Everyone (6) Couples (5) Family (4)
4 out of 5
Property is in a good location, parking if not on site is a little expensive and not that close

Posted by on 2 Nov. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

6 Nov. 2019 by Daniel

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are glad to hear that you had a pleasant time with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. We would always recommend contacting us in advance to book parking, as our car park has limited spaces.

5 out of 5
It had everything we could possibly need for a short stay including a washing machine and dryer, dish washer, microwave and oven with cool top. The basics such as linens and cricket and cutlery were also on hand as well as tea and coffee making. It is very well located at the bottom of the Royal Mile making sight seeing a breeze as well. All in all a great place to stay.

Posted by on 23 Oct. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

24 Oct. 2019 by Leon Daniel

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We really appreciate your kind comments about our location and facilities. We are glad to hear that you had a pleasant time with us and found our location so convenient. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

4 out of 5
Good location and a close walk to Royal Mile and Holyrood obviously. Kitchenette well equipped. Wifi very sporadic in our room unfortunately. Would stay again because of location.

Posted by , from Adelaide on 22 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Aug. 2019 by GM

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We appreciate your feedback and always look to improve our guest’s experiences. We understand that the Wi-Fi can be temperamental and we are currently looking at how we can improve this. We do hope to see you again soon.

5 out of 5
Lovely accomodation, location was great, staff were lovely and addressed our concerns immediately. Nice to have a bit of space, and a kitchen and in room laundry was great! Will definitly stay there again on our return to Edinburgh.

Posted by on 22 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Aug. 2019 by GM

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We do appreciate your kind comments about our staff, location and facilities. We are glad to hear that you had a pleasant time with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

4 out of 5
Great location (stone’s throw from Arthur’s Seat) and a nice apartment. The only down side was the breakfast, which was pretty ordinary - some mini packs of cereal, loaf of bread and instant coffee (plungers supplied but no real coffee). Next time I would go the room only rate and have breakfast out.

Posted by on 16 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

2 Aug. 2019 by GM

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We appreciate your feedback and always look to improve our guest’s experiences. We hope to see you again soon.

4 out of 5
Great location. Beautiful kitchen, but could do with some tongs for cooking/serving. Didn't need, but don't recall seeing a can opener, vegetable peeler, bottle opener. Great selection of carving/chopping knives but they need sharpening. Tiniest chopping board I've ever seen for a kitchen inviting you to use it. Tiny table, but hey - we ate sitting on the bed. Great to have air-con. We used it a lot as building got quite warm. Wonderful bed. Very comfy. Major design fault with shower screen. It needs to be much wider, or also have a curtain as the floor gets very wet unless you stand right in the corner of the bath to wash. A useful towel rail in the bathroom would be good. Bathroom very clean and plenty of room for toiletry bags, make-up etc.

Posted by , from New Zealand on 9 Aug. 2018

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5 out of 5

Very close to the Royal Mile approx half minute

Pros: Convenient to Royal Mile , room very good size for 2 travelling friends to share, large room, very clean , moden amenities
Cons: Can't think of any thing to be improved
Location: One lane way from Royal Mile closer to the Hollyrood House end of the road
Modern but all the comforts required for a travellers including kitchen and washing machine combined with dryer. Comfortable beds (twin)0

Posted by , from Australian on 11 Sep. 2017

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4 out of 5

Hotel central to Old Town Edinburgh

Pros: Its central location was its main attraction for us. The rooms were comfortable and clean. We appreciated the opportunity to wash our clothes.
Cons: The hotel can be quite noisy, even at night and early morning. It would be difficult to address the noise issues though.
Location: All of Edinburgh's Old Town attractions such as Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace are within easy walking distance..
As a family of four, we stayed here for Edinburgh's New Year celebrations. The location was excellent, with our destinations within easy walking distance.

Posted by , from Australia on 8 Jan. 2017

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2 out of 5

Hard & Uncomfortable Beds

Definitely not worth the money, the apartment was dirty, noisy, cold & the beds were very hard & uncomfortable. The carpets & couch were stained & the room was dusty & smelt. The floors creak loudly when you walk on them as well, I think it must be a wooden floor under the carpet. The lift was out of order, as was the treadmill in the gym. The staff at the front desk were polite & helpful though. If you are thinking of staying here, keep looking!

Posted by , from Australia on 3 Apr. 2016

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5 out of 5

Great private apartment in the heart of old town

Located near the bottom of the Royal mile (5 minute walk to Holyrood palace and bottom of Arthur's seat/Holyrood Park), this hotel is in a great location. I stayed in a clean and spacious apartment with all the facilities you could ask for (washing machine/dryer, kitchen, ensuite bathroom, hairdryer). The staff were very friendly and accommodating; they were able to store my luggage prior to check in so I could explore the town, as well as after check in when I went on tour for 5 days in the highlands. I would definitely stay here again if I came back to Edinburgh.

Posted by , from Melbourne, Australia on 1 Feb. 2016

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Property Features

Holyrood Aparthotel offers its guests a fitness centre, tour or ticket assistance, and concierge services. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. The eco-friendly Holyrood Aparthotel also features laundry facilities, dry cleaning/laundry services, and discounted use of a nearby fitness facility. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4-star Edinburgh aparthotel is smoke free.

  • 59 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Computer for guest use
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area
  • Washer/dryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Edinburgh (EDI) (13.6 km / 8.5 mi)
  • Train station: Edinburgh Waverley Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Holyrood Aparthotel offers 59 forms of accommodation with washers/dryers and DVD players. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. 26-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Accommodation at this 4-star aparthotel has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a bath, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Washer and dryer
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Bathtub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a continental breakfast daily from noon to noon.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 15.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve on-site parking.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: GBP 7.50 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: GBP 15.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Aparthotel Holyrood
  • Holyrood Aparthotel
  • Holyrood Aparthotel Edinburgh
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  • Holyrood ApartHOTEL Edinburgh Scotland
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Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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