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2 York Buildings Queen St, Edinburgh EH2 1HY Scotland
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Picture this — an elegant grey-stone exterior with rows of French windows reflecting against the pink Edinburgh sunset. Welcome to the Royal Garden Apartments. Hints of gold and bronze decorate your space while bright light streams through the open windows. Just outside your door is The Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Let the fairytale views of Edinburgh Castle inspire your adventure. Follow crowds as they guide you through bakeries, lively pubs, and eclectic eateries. Have the best of comfort and excitement at Royal Garden Apartments.
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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Baggage storage
Concierge
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Paid private parking nearby
Complimentary tea
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
Washing machine
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Room features
Additional bathroom
Desk
Dining area
Safe
Coffee / tea maker
Dishwasher
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Iron
Private bathrooms
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Mid-range
Family
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish
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underabluesky wrote a review 4 Oct
toronto7 contributions7 helpful votes
Our apartment was clean, comfortable and quiet! Also aesthetically pleasing. It had everything we needed. We also really appreciated the helpful front desk who went above and beyond to get us acquainted with the area. I would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Colin wrote a review Jul 2022
Comrie, United Kingdom2 contributions
Hotel's Favourite
We have stayed in these apartments on a number of occasions now and have always been delighted with the units we have been given Our favourite apartment type is the one bedroom with a garden view. We booked a studio apartment this time, which was less expensive, but still very nice. For central Edinburgh it proved to be excellent value for money. We thoroughly recommend this establishment as a place to stay.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Room Tip: one bedroom with a garden view - the higher up the building the better
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Gino45 wrote a review Sep 2022
Tel Aviv, Israel11 contributions
Lovely apoartment right at the center of Edinburg, well equipped and nice designed. We enjoyed the quiet neighborhood with great restaurants at nearby Albany street. Welcoming receptionist and very helpful. Great place to stay for couple of days.
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Morevolts wrote a review Sep 2022
Chelmsford, United Kingdom2 contributions
Great location, everything we wanted to see was within 20 minutes walk. Room was quiet, comfortable and well equipped. The staff on the reception were very helpful, and I must mention Karen for her advice and recommendations when we arrived. Really enjoyed our stay!
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Room Tip: Entry keypad takes a bit of getting used to but soon becomes second nature
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Ned G wrote a review Sep 2022
Manhattan, Kansas46 contributions3 helpful votes
Ocassionally, rarely, I've stayed in a hotel that's just perfect. The Sonder Royal Garden Apartments is one of them. It is: very clean; staff very helpful; rooms have a kitchen and a washer and dryer (so nice!); has a private garden and access to a city-block size garden that only a few local residents have a key to; very quiet rooms; near the city's hop on hop off bus line (a great way to see the city and to get around) great location... could go on. But let me just say, this is a great place to stay in Edinburgh. It exceeded all of our wishes. Highly recommend.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Lionel M wrote a review Sep 2022
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This place was fantastic From Karen on the front desk to location and facilities offered The kitchen , very comfortable bed with high end linen was first class On the last day bag storage was available STRONGLY RECOMMEND this place and will be back
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Head to holy rood house and climb the mountain
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Mona wrote a review Sep 2022
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Perfect location, and very helpful nice staff. However the size of the apartment is small specially the bathrooms size are very small and not comfortable. Also cleaning cost is very expensive (50 pound for one time cleaning).
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Room Tip: the noise with garden view could be less.
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Elaine B. wrote a review Sep 2022
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Spacious two-bedroom on the top floor with balcony, stunning view. It was ideal for a break with my girlfriends. Well spent time in the apartment cooking, watching movies, and enjoying the view, after a long day exploring Edinburgh.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Room Tip: Higher floor for the views
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psoong2016 wrote a review Sep 2022
Toronto, Canada3 contributions
The one bedroom apartment was spacious and the kitchen fully equipped. The only thing to improve was better lighting for reading in the bedroom. The port lights in the kitchen were very bright though. The location was very convenient and quiet. There are grocery stores a short walk away if you don't want to dine out every meal.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Response from Sonder Team, General Manager at Sonder Royal Garden Apartments
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello, thank you for your review. It’s great that you enjoyed the location and the spacious kitchen. We appreciate your comments regarding the lighting, and we’ll work to improve this for the future. Thank you for staying with us, and we hope to see you again soon.
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RNarain wrote a review Sep 2022
Mumbai, India17 contributions4 helpful votes
Great base for new town Edinburgh. Very spacious apartments, within 10 min walk of pretty much everything you need. The street side apartments do get traffic noise, the garden facing ones have a beautiful view & really quiet. Ivy is a fabulous must have breakfast place.
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$136 - US$289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Fountain Court Apartments Royal Garden
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandEdinburghNew Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
34
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sonder Royal Garden Apartments
Which popular attractions are close to Sonder Royal Garden Apartments?
Nearby attractions include Scottish National Portrait Gallery (0.03 km), Thistle Street Bar (0.4 km), and The Black Bull Tavern (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sonder Royal Garden Apartments?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a concierge, and baggage storage.
Which room amenities are available at Sonder Royal Garden Apartments?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and an additional bathroom.
What food & drink options are available at Sonder Royal Garden Apartments?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Sonder Royal Garden Apartments?
Yes, free public parking nearby, paid private parking nearby, and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sonder Royal Garden Apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Table, Pickles, and L'Escargot Bleu Restaurant.
Is Sonder Royal Garden Apartments located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.1 km away from the centre of Edinburgh.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sonder Royal Garden Apartments?
Yes, a clothes dryer and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Sonder Royal Garden Apartments?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and French.
Are there any historical sites close to Sonder Royal Garden Apartments?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Palace of Holyroodhouse (1.4 km), The Real Mary King's Close (0.7 km), and Edinburgh Vaults (0.8 km).