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Stayed at the Richmond apartments during the Edinburgh Festivals and the apartments make a good base in Edinburgh. It is a five to ten minutes stroll to the Royal Mile and an easy walk to other areas of the city including Arthur’s Seat.
Stayed here over the weekend with my partner for the fringe festival. We found the apartment to be okay however on arriving soon realised it was part of student accommodation which was not mentioned anywhere at time of booking and would have made us reconsider....More
The photos are very very misleading. Paid a lot of money for this for a two night stay in June and was not told it was part of a student accommodation which wouldn't usually bother me as I am a student myself but I wouldn't...More
I was there with my girlfriend for 6 days. Didn't know what to expect till I arrived there. The receptionist was very kind. The apartment was nice and confortable close to the restaurants, grocery store and tourist atractions.
The Apartments are beautifully laid out and very well equipped for a short break with two lively boys as they were not confined to a small space and we all had a little privacy.
Our apartment was in a mezzanine style which the boys loved...More
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.
I'm afraid we didn't have a car with us so I wasn't paying too much attention but there was a little parking at the hotel, some street parking around the hotel and it is pretty central so I am sure there is an underground... More
I'm afraid we didn't have a car with us so I wasn't paying too much attention but there was a little parking at the hotel, some street parking around the hotel and it is pretty central so I am sure there is an underground car park nearby.