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Castle Apartments

Castle Apartments, 493 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2PB

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Upgrade from a hotel to a Castle Apartments! This is the best location within 250 metres of the Royal Mile. Great value that delivers more than a hotel suite for the price of a room, with freedom to relax in your own space.


Apartments on or within 250 metres of the world famous Royal Mile run on a hotel basis with minimum one night stay.

The Castle Apartments is your home away from home in the heart of historical Edinburgh. The Royal Mile is the backbone of the Edinburghs charming and romantic Old Town, running from Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyrood House.

Your Castle Apartment is designed with your comfort in mind. Fantastic beds, bath and powerful shower, fully-equipped kitchen and lounge with TV and DVD player (with complimentary access to our DVD library) will ensure you enjoy a truly memorable break in this most wonderful of cities.

All linen and towels are provided, and all guests receive a welcome pack consisting of cereal, milk, tea and coffee. All our apartments are strictly non-smoking. Due to central location, there can be noise.

Guests can expect comfortable apartments in a fabulous historic setting. Please note that our apartments are located in historical buildings, and that there is no lift. Due to the layout of the city, guests may be required to climb a number of steps to reach their accommodation. Guests who have mobility problems are kindly asked to inform us of this when booking.

Our concierge team is on hand to ensure you get the most out of your stay. We can book you onto tours of Scotland, organise car hire, as well as giving some local insight of where to go and what to do. Guests can take advantage of discounts at top local restaurants and can enjoy daily access to one of the cities finest gyms.

Extras: Internet, telephone, fax and safe are all available at our central office (may incur additional charge).

FAMILIES appreciate the true home away from home environment our apartments offer. The kids can play in the lounge while Mum and Dad rustle up a culinary delight in their fully -equipped kitchen. And once the kids have gone to bed, parents can put their feet up and relax with a bottle of wine and DVD.

LARGE GROUPS find us to be fantastic value as our larger one bedroom apartments sleep min. four people. Groups of friends can take time to cook and eat together before enjoying a few drinks and heading out to party into the wee small hours.

BUSINESS TRAVELLERS enjoy the best of both worlds, with the privacy to work from home with access to in-room business facilities (fax, copier, wireless Internet etc), as well the space to relax and unwind. We ensure you can enjoy the comfort of a second home in a fantastic central location. Please note these business facilities are not available in all apartments, but we can offer these services at our head office based in 6 Queen Street.

INDEPENDENT COUPLES who desire a little more privacy and intimacy than a hotel room return time and time again to explore this most magical and enchanting of cities.

We look forward to welcoming you to your home away from home, and hope that you return time and again, bringing friends and family with you.

Check-in/ Check-out

Check-in time is from 15:00 onwards. Check-in and key collection for the apartments is at our head office located at: 6 Queen Street, New Town, Edinburgh, EH2 1JE.


This fantastic facility, which has recently been refurbished, is ideally located right in the heart of Edinburgh city centre, 550 metres from Edinburgh bus station and 800 metres from Waverly train station.

Guests can take advantage of:

24 hour check-in service

Secure baggage storage on day of arrival and departure

Complimentary refreshments in our honesty bar

Complimentary Internet facilities

Comprehensive tourist information

Check out time is 10:00. Late checkouts can be arranged prior to arrival or with the concierge at check-in. There is a fee for this service of 10 per hour. The latest check-out time is 1400 hrs.

We do also offer a complimentary luggage storage facility before and after check-out.

Please also note that we do not offer parking. Guests can park at one of the near by NCP car parks, which offer a security parking place during your stay with us.

Castle Apartments at a glance

  • Address:Castle Apartments, 493 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2PB
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  • Price details:Rooms from £95.00 per night (includes discount for booking online).
  • Number of rooms:14
  • Special rates:Discount offered if booked online. Check availability below to find out how much you will save.