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Reviewed 19 February 2011

We booked into a two bedroom apartment. It was located in a part of town that left much to be desired. If you are a chain smoker and would like to live among such others, than this is the place for you, if not run. We stayed there for all of 5 minutes and came out gasping for clean air....

8Thank specimen1232001
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2011

We made the mistake of only booking 3 months in advance for a central Edinburgh apartment. Upon arrival at their Queen Street offices we were informed that there had been a double booking and we would be staying a mere 15 walk minutes away. 20 minutes in a cab later we arrived in what can only be described as a...

16Thank SeanK66
Reviewed 4 January 2011

Where do I begin... when I spoke to the representative at Scottish Apartments on the phone, I was offered an apartment for 4 people (1 double room and 1 sleeper couch) within 15 minutes walking distance to the old town, it sounded ideal and the pictures looked great. 4 girls, just looking to have a great time in Edinburgh for...

8Thank Pebbles7035
Cairndow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2010

COMPLAINT Scottish Apartment.com Head Office 6 Queen St Edinburgh After staying in one of their apartments November 12th and 13th I emailed a letter of complaint, followed up by post. Further phone calls and emails have been made, but they have failed to give me the courtesy of any response at all. On their web site they claim to have...

9Thank emilymor
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2010

We got to Scottish Apartments at 6 Queen Street looking forward to our stay in a Luxury Apartment! We were placed in room 6 which is in the attic up three flights of very steep stairs with no lift available. When we finally got into the room it was basically a bedsit with a microwave oven for the cooking facilities....

4Thank Teebsy
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 29 September 2010

I booked a 3 day accomodation package with Scottish Apartments. After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor, I decided to cancel my accomodation and look elsewhere. The cancellation policy allows for an admin fee to be deducted, which is acceptable. However, trying to get the balance back is a non-starter. I've sent numerous e-mails, even phoned but to no avail....

8Thank andrewdowner
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2010

We organised a holiday, 82 year old scotish father, daughter and son for the Edinburgh Tattoo in August 2010. Wanted apartment close to the castle and with an outdoor area and three bedrooms. Picked the apartment and paid the deposit, half the total cost, in January 2010. Had several email discussions with the company with the final one asking why...

3Thank mullen22_10
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2010

We booked an apartment with Scottish apartments. The apartment we booked had a kitchen, a living room and a bathroom (I had already payed part of it on line). When we arrived to the check in place (on 6 Queen street), they told us that they had over bookings for those two days that we decided to stay, and that...

5Thank carlaestefano1
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2010

Trip Advisor is great but you need to check it before you book. I got dumped for a corporate booking and had trouble getting a refund. If I had read up on this website first I would have never booked with them. Trading standard are yet again being informed Please read TA before you ever book anything

5Thank LRAB
Navan, Ireland
Reviewed 23 August 2010

I stayed in apartment 6, 22 annadale street for the weekend of 20 aug to 22 aug 2010 with my boyfriend. We went to Edinburgh for the fringe festival. When we just payed over for the room at the office which is a 10 to 15 min walk from the apartment, a couple behind us told us not to take...

4Thank missfuscia

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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Additional Information about Scottish Apartments

Address: 491 Lawnmarket | Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2NT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
Price Range: €117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
Also Known As:
Scottish Apartments Edinburgh, Scotland
Scottish Apartments Hotel Edinburgh
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“Try somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles MarianL421, 25 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Avoid at all costs! Dangerous and disgusting!”
 of 5 bubbles tamimandi, 17 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Its not worth any money you have - you would be better off camping!!”
 of 5 bubbles KimH968, 5 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Flat 3/2 good, avoid 3/1.”
 of 5 bubbles gpat70, 17 Nov 2011 | Read review
“Best way to get the best room is to book with someone else!! This is a terrible company who mess you around”
 of 5 bubbles Sfisher89, 18 Jul 2011 | Read review
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