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Eclectic & Design Led 3BR apt near Edinburgh Castle

Old Town Edinburgh apartment with kitchen

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Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • WiFi
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking
  • Dining area
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided

What’s around

  • In Old Town Edinburgh
  • Royal Mile - 1-minute walk
  • Writers' Museum - 1-minute walk
  • Princes Street - 1-minute walk
  • Gladstone's Land - 1-minute walk
  • Victoria Street - 1-minute walk

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Single Bed

Bedroom 2

1 King Bed

Bedroom 3

1 Double Bed

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About this apartment

If visiting the Scottish capital is on your bucket list, book this eclectic unique flat, and cross Edinburgh off your list in style! Located right in the centre of the old town, you will not have to venture far to find culture and hidden treasures—there is no doubt you will have an incredible time in Edinburgh! The flat consists of 3 bedrooms, 1,5 bathrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, a modernly designed living room, and a beautiful dining room with spectacular views.

ALTIDO is delighted to welcome you to this absolutely beautiful 3-bedroom flat located at the heart of Edinburgh. This unique and eccentric property is steeped in history and culture. Blackie House was originally built in 1690 and subsequently served as a hall of residence for the University of Edinburgh from 1890 and Red Cross Headquarters during WWII, before being turned into private apartments.

In this property, you will find timeless elegance that is fused with contemporary style, showcasing bespoke pieces and exquisite materials that represent the finest in 21st-century luxury design.

With reliable WiFi and convenient desk space, this flat makes the perfect place to staycation. So why not delay your departure as much as possible and stay a while longer.

Book this exceptional flat now and head to your next adventure!


Once you enter the elegant living room, you will find yourself surrounded by vibrant colours and comfortable sofas for you to sit back, enjoy the views and relax after a long trip.

The Samsung Frame flat-screen TV will keep you entertained when not exploring the historic sights of the city. There are also numerous coffee tables where you can enjoy a light snack.

The well-equipped and beautifully designed kitchen has all the necessary amenities, including a Nespresso machine, fridge/freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster, dishwasher, oven, gas hob, cooking basics, and silverware.

Surprise your loved ones with a home-cooked meal—gather them around the dining table and share the joy of spending time with them. The dining table is suitable for up to 8 guests.


There are 3 stylishly furnished bedrooms. The master bedroom offers a king-size bed, and the second bedroom is fitted with a double bed. The third bedroom offers a single bed that can convert into a double bed, and a desk space. Storage space for your belongings is also available.

*Please note that the single bed in the third bedroom will be made as a single bed if there are no other requests. If you would like to use it as a double bed, please let us know prior to check-in.

The bathroom is fitted with a bathtub, over-bath shower, toilet, and a sink. There is also a WC with a toilet and sink next to the single bedroom.

The property is also equipped with a washing machine, dryer, vacuum cleaner, iron, and ironing board for your convenience.

Guests will have full access to the property, excluding the owner’s locked closet in the entry hall and the locked cupboards in the washing machine room.

The apartment is located on the fourth floor, and there is a lift available. Please be aware there are 10 steps to reach the lift, and the lift is a single-person lift.

ALTIDO’s place is nicely nestled in the Old town, a culturally vibrant area where each nook and corner has a story to tell. Wandering around this historic centre, you could easily

believe you have stepped back in time.

There is no shortage of things to do in Edinburgh Old Town—a striking castle, beautiful architecture, spooky tours, delicious traditional Scottish food, and a variety of whisky!

A short 3-minute walk will take you to the famous Edinburgh Castle, home to the oldest crown jewels in Britain, which were worn by Mary, Queen of Scots for her coronation.

If fashion is your passion, visit the newest mall in the city—St James Quarter, where you will find department stores, fashion shops, and cafes, with a NCP car park nearby.

Museum on the Mound: 2-minute walk

St Giles' Cathedral: 2-minute walk

Greyfriars Kirkyard: 9-minute walk

The Scotch Whisky Experience: 2-minute walk

Scott Monument: 8-minute walk

Royal Mile: 5-minute walk

St James Quarter: 13-minute walk

National Museum of Scotland: 6-minute walk

Edinburgh Castle: 3-minute walk

Old Town: 5-minute walk

Royal Mile: 5-minute walk

Princes Street: 8-minute walk

Princess Street Gardens: 4-minute walk

George Street: 11-minute walk

Edinburgh International Conference Centre: 16-minute walk

The University of Edinburgh: 7-minute walk


Amber: 2-minute walk

Whiski Rooms: 2-minute walk

Makars Gourmet Mash Bar: 2-minute walk


Bar at Amber: 2-minute walk

Bow Bar: 8-minute walk

Devil’s Advocate: 3-minute walk

Edinburgh Lothian Bus Service provides links all over the city.

Your most convenient and nearest bus stop is “Princes Street,” and it’s a short 2-minute walk away.

The nearest train station is Edinburgh Waverley, and it’s only a 7-minute walk from the flat. Serving as Edinburgh's main railway station, this bustling historic hub also offers shops and eateries.

Black cabs and Uber services are readily available.

*Please note that the property is fitted with a noise detection device.

The property is professionally cleaned, and hotel-quality linens and towels will be provided for your stay.

ALTIDO Scotland wants you to have a fantastic stay, so encourage you to see the space as a home away from home - treating it as though it is yours! There are, of course, a few things we politely ask guests to note before their arrival and throughout their stay:

- Strictly no smoking, no parties, no pets

- Dispose of rubbish appropriately

- Keep the property clean and tidy

- Whilst washing up and stripping the beds at check out would be appreciated, it is by no means expected

- Quiet hours are between 10:00 PM and 9:00 AM. Please keep the noise down and respect other neighbours in the building

- Please remember to close all windows and doors when leaving the space

To ensure the safety of our current and future guests, we ask all guests to complete our online check-in form and to provide a valid form of identification.

What’s around


  • In Old Town Edinburgh
  • Royal Mile - 1-minute walk
  • Writers' Museum - 1-minute walk
  • Princes Street - 1-minute walk
  • Gladstone's Land - 1-minute walk
  • Victoria Street - 1-minute walk
  • The Hub - 1-minute walk
  • Museum on the Mound - 1-minute walk
  • Tartan Weaving Mill - 2-minute walk
  • Witchery Tours - 2-minute walk
  • Real Mary King's Close - 2-minute walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 17-min drive
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) 7-min walk
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station 8-min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station 21-min walk
Profile: Old Town Edinburgh

Profile: Old Town Edinburgh

Old Town is acclaimed for its castle and museums, and visitors here can explore Royal Mile and Grassmarket. This historical neighbourhood in Edinburgh is well known for its monuments and restaurants.

Appreciated for its art, this neighbourhood's cultural attractions include Edinburgh Castle and Festival Theatre. You can browse for treasures at Princes Street and Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers.

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Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom

The manager

ALTIDO Scotland

Speaks: English

The apartment

Key facts

  • WiFi
  • Lift
  • Car not required
  • Non-smoking
  • Heating
  • Washing machine


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 1 single bed
  • Bedroom two - 1 king bed
  • Bedroom three -1 double bed
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Full bathroom - 1 combined bath/shower and 1 toilet
  • Half bathroom - 1 toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided


  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Spices


  • Separate dining areas

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets not allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 6
  • Minimum check-in age: 18

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 4:00 PM
  • Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

The property is provided by our partners at Vrbo, an Expedia Group company. You’ll receive a confirmation email from Vrbo once you’ve completed your booking.

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

  • Pets not allowed


  • On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

Also known as

  • Eclectic & Design Led 3BR apt near Edinburgh Castle Apartment
  • Eclectic & Design Led 3BR apt near Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh
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  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Hula Juice Bar and Gallery (4-min walk), Mussel & Steak Bar (4-min walk) and Michael Neave (4-min walk).