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Nicolson Apartments

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a two-bedroomed apartment to stay with my husband and adult daughter. The purpose of our visit to Edinburgh a family wedding. I had advised Apartments Edinburgh that we would need an early check-in as we were driving up to Scotland on the day of the wedding, with the wedding starting at 2.30pm. We finally collected the key to...

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billingham
Reviewed 10 April 2017

myself,husband and two children stayed in drummond street apartments (the old boys building) check in was easy we had our own car so just parked outside (with a keen eye out for traffic wardens lol) The apartment itself is absolutley lovely,all scottish tweed and tartans thick lovely blankets incase you get chilly (you wont as you"ve full control of heating)...

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StGilesAptsEdinburgh, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Kelly, Liam and Scarlett, it was a genuine pleasure having you all with us and we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your time in our Drummond Street apartments. Located in a converted Victorian schoolhouse these spacious three bedroom properties are located in the heart of the Old Town. With two double bedrooms, a single bedroom, an...

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I've been with my family in the apartment of Drummond street , the spar Tempe the was located in the d city center onto a very old school refreshed as apartments ! Brand new apartment nice and cleaned and just for 25£ per person per night ! Thanks a lot to have made my stay great .

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StGilesAptsEdinburgh, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Ciro, at Apartments Edinburgh we strive to provide high quality homes away from home in the heart of the city for the same rate as a standard hotel room. We are delighted to hear that you found us value for money and that you enjoyed the apartment itself. We would be honoured to welcome you back to our accommodation...

cairo
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Thanks for Nicolson Apartments. The apartments was really excellent. best location, cleanness , furniture , equipment's and comfortable . The staff was good . The check in was quick and the distance between keys and apartments was not far as my wife told me. I was with my family in and the wide space and area is important for me...

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StGilesAptsEdinburgh, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Aldamasy, it was a genuine pleasure having you with us and we are very glad that everything was to your satisfaction. At Apartments Edinburgh we strive to provide high quality homes away from home for the same rate as a standard hotel room and we are delighted that our accommodation lived up to your expectations. We appreciate your recommendation...

Peterlee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Spent 2 nights in the apartment which was in easy reach to the Royal Mile and Castle. Lots of resturants and shops on the door step. Apartment was really nice and clean with all you needed for cooking and relaxing

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StGilesAptsEdinburgh, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Dear John, it was a genuine pleasure having you with us and we are honoured to receive such a positive review. We hope that, should you return to Edinburgh in the future, you will allow us the honour of extending our hospitality again.

Mullingar, Ireland
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great weekend staying here! They were very helpful while I was organising getting there, they minded our bags as we arrived very early and apartment was not ready. This gave us the freedom to explore the city without carrying luggage! The apartment is lovely, great spacious living room, very useable kitchen, and comfy rooms, and everything was...

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StGilesAptsEdinburgh, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Dear EG&TS, we appreciate you taking the time to share your experience in an online forum and are very glad that you enjoyed your time in our Nicolson apartments. Please accept our sincere apologies for any difficulty you may have experienced with the wi-fi or bedroom radiator during your time with us. Rest assured that, as soon as this review...

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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

A group of 4 of us stayed here for one night. The price was very reasonable , we were quite surprised at how cheap it was as usually you are well over £100 for a nights stay for the centre of Edinburgh accommodation at the weekend. The apartment was modern , spacious and felt homely as well as clean. The...

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StGilesAptsEdinburgh, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay in our Nicolson apartments. Please accept our sincere apologies for any confusion there may have been during the booking process. These apartments are located on West Nicolson Street so to ensure full clarity they are marketed with the exact address, including postcode and location map, but we are sorry...

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The best thing is the location, centrally located an easy access. The checking in was swift and very professional. The apartment was compact and looked well fitted out and had good kitchen fittings, cutlery and crockery We had booked a studio not knowing it was on the 4th floor without any elevators. So you would have to haul your bags...

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StGilesAptsEdinburgh, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Shekhar, we appreciate you taking the time to share your experience in an online forum but are a little surprised by your comments. This apartment is located on the top floor of a building without a lift and due to the style of the building this particular apartment offers sloped ceilings. As such, and to ensure full clarity the...

Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We booked a stay in a 2 bedroom apartment for 4 of our family over the Christmas 2016 period for 4 nights (2 of us arrived a day early). This was booked through Apartments Edinburgh, the apartment being in West Nicolson Street. Although the outside of the building didn’t look much once inside it was very welcoming. The bedrooms were...

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StGilesAptsEdinburgh, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Dear TPC1301, we appreciate you sharing your experience in an online forum and it is a pleasure to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. We are very glad that our team was able to provide assistance but sorry to hear additional kitchen items would have been preferred. Although we strive to provide everything our guests could require...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

A colleague/friend and I stayed here for one night during the week for business as we both travelled far. We received an excellent welcome from the office which is on the way to the flat from the train station (so not a detour). The flat was very decorated and well looked added quality of being close to local amenities and...

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StGilesAptsEdinburgh, Manager at Nicolson Apartments, responded to this review

Dear JBWhite, it was a genuine pleasure having you with us and we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your time in our Nicolson Apartments. We will pass your comments along to our reception team who will be very glad that they were able to provide assistance and we hope that you will choose our accommodation on your...

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Staying in Southside & Holyrood

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Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around university buildings in Southside, the sort of neighbourhood that supports a long string of second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for just a few pounds. In August the student population is replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking Southside are two great parks. The Meadows is a vast flat and sporty space where football, rugby, tennis, cricket, croquet, and golf often all take place side by side. Kids in its big playgrounds add to the joyful noise. Far bigger and much wilder, Holyrood Park extends to the east and provides a real hike up Arthur’s Seat, but the district is best known as the site of Scotland’s Parliament and its premier Royal Palace—and their steady stream of sightseers.
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Located in the heart of the city Nicolson luxury self-catering residences offer a stylish and unique base to explore all our city has to offer. These spacious apartments are tastefully decorated using neutral décor with traditional Scottish furnishings to create a warm and relaxing atmosphere. All are situated only a few minutes’ walk from some of Edinburgh’s major attractions including Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, the Scottish Museum and are located just around the corner from Edinburgh University.Each apartment has a living room with dining area, modern tiled bathroom, well equipped kitchen, luxurious bedroom(s), cable TV, a DVD player, washing machine, dishwasher and hairdryer as well as soft fluffy towels and fantastic quality Egyptian cotton linen. We can also provide cots and high chairs if required.To complete your home away from home we also provide complimentary sea kelp toiletries from the Scottish Fine Soap Company as well as tea, coffee, mineral water and orange juice to help you settle in.Whether you are visiting for work, play, a family holiday or a romantic break away we have an exclusive private residence to suit your needs. Apartment Facilities:Iron, ironing Board, washing machine, heating, hairdryer, complimentary sea kelp toiletries from the Scottish Fine Soap Company, bathroom with bath or shower, TV, DVD player, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, electric kettle, cooking equipment and crockery, additional blankets. Cots and high chairs can be supplied upon request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nicolson Apartments

Address: 28 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Southside & Holyrood
Price Range: $137 - $480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Nicolson Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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“first or second floor as no elevator”
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aldamasy, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Better to choose the 2 bedroom apartments instead of the studios. Not comfortable at all”
796sekhars, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Look at all the reviews and location of the different apartments of this company”
TPC1301, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid apartment 2 unless you are younger and going clubbing. Note there's no en-suite”
509annieg, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't chose the Drummond Street Apartment.”
luvank, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
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