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  • Kitchen
  • View
  • Washing machine
  • Free WiFi
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Non-smoking rooms
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Just off Edinburgh’s Royal Mile in the city center, Holyrood Aparthotel features studio and 2-bedroom apartments, as well as an on-site gym. Each spacious lounge features a large-screen LCD TV, stereo and DVD player. Each self-catering apartment at Holyrood Aparthotel offers modern bedrooms, Italian tiled bathrooms and a dining area. For an extra charge, guests can book breakfast hampers which are available for an additional charge which include a variety of continental items including Bread, Milk, Orange Juice, A selection of Jams, A selection of Cereals and muesli, Butter, Oatcakes, Cheese & Scottish Shortbread. Holyrood Aparthotel features fully-equipped kitchens with washer/dryers and free tea, coffee and milk. There is free internet access in the reception area, and there is also maid service upon request. Restaurants and bars are within a 5-minute walk and Waverley Rail Station is 10 minutes’ walk away. Holyrood Park and the picturesque Arthur’s Seat can be reached in 5 minutes on foot.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Edinburgh, this property has an excellent location score of 9.0!

Private Parking Available On Site

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Accommodation Type
Number of guests
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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  • Ian
    Canada Canada
    Fairly conveniently located, except it’s at the bottom of the Royal mile. A bus stop right at the end of the adjacent close. A Tesco express a few steps away. A fair size with a fair amount of equipment. Staff very helpful and friendly.
  • Maulana
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Good location, well equipped with anything you need in a studio room.
  • Marji
    United States of America United States of America
    The apartment/hotel was clean. The kitchen was well equipped, the bathroom was very clean, great water, pressure. The bed was comfortable and it was nice to have a couch in the room.

Managed by Holyrood apartHOTEL

Company review score: 8.7Based on 15,389 reviews from 5 properties
5 managed properties

Company info

The Holyrood apartHOTEL offers more than just serviced apartments. It’s your home away from home – so put your feet up and relax. 59 apartments in one hotel, Reception Desk is staffed 24 hours every day.

Property info

Based in the heart of the Old Town, a stone throw away from Palace of Holyroodhouse, The Scottish Parliament, Our Dynamic Earth, Canongate Kirk, Moray House, the University of Edinburgh, Arthur's Seat and The Queen's Park, Museum of Childhood. Only a 10 minute walk to the city centre, and a huge variety of restaurants, coffee shops and bars. Tucked away in Edinburgh's historical cobbled old town, The Holyrood apartHOTEL offers the best of both worlds.

Neighborhood info

Our Edinburgh apartHOTEL is situated just off the historic Royal Mile, with Holyrood Palace, the Scottish Parliament, the Queens Park, Arthur's Seat and our Dynamic Earth only a few minutes walk away. A huge selection of restaurants and bars are within a 5-minute walk and Waverley Rail Station is only 10 minutes’ walk away. Edinburgh's city centre is only a 10 to 15 minute walk, where both the airlink bus and tram service is available.

Language Spoken


Area info

Amenities of Holyrood Aparthotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Elevator
  • Laundry
  • Breakfast
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs £20 per day.
    WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
    • Dining table
    • Toaster
    • Stovetop
    • Oven
    • Dryer
    • Kitchenware
    • Electric kettle
    • Kitchen
    • Washing machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Linens
    • Wardrobe or closet
    • Toilet paper
    • Towels
    • Bathtub or shower
    • Private Bathroom
    • Toilet
    • Free toiletries
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathtub
    • Shower
    Living Area
    • Dining area
    • Sitting area
    • Desk
    Media & Technology
    • Flat-screen TV
    • DVD player
    • Radio
    • Telephone
    • TV
    Room Amenities
    • Clothes rack
    • Hypoallergenic
    • Hardwood or parquet floors
    • Ironing facilities
    • Iron
    • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
    • Upper floors accessible by elevator
    • Fitness
    • Fitness center
    Food & Drink
    • Grocery deliveries
      Additional charge
    • Breakfast in the room
    • Tea/Coffee maker
    Services & Extras
    • Wake-up service
    Outdoor & View
    • View
    Building Characteristics
    • Private apartment in building
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Concierge
    • Tour desk
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning Services
    • Suit press
      Additional charge
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
    • Business center
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Elevator
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key card access
    • Key access
    • Safe
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Holyrood Aparthotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

    You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


    From 12:00 AM to 11:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Refundable damage deposit

    A damage deposit of GBP 50 is required on arrival. That's about USD 62. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 14 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 10 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 1 years
    Crib upon request
    2 years old
    Crib upon request
    Extra bed upon request
    £15 per child, per night
    3+ years
    Extra bed upon request
    £15 per person, per night

    Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted Holyrood Aparthotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    No cash payments are accepted. The same credit or debit card used to book must be physically present on check in to be pre-authorized for full reservation costs plus an additional £50.00 per apartment as a guarantee against any damages or additional charges. Check-in with other or multiple methods of payment will not be allowed.

    Private parking is possible on site and costs GBP 20 per day. Car parking reservations are mandatory.

    In the Two-Bedroom Apartment, alternative bed configuration is available. It cannot be guaranteed.

    When booking 5 or more rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Please note that, we are presently undergoing renovations on a portion of our studio one and studio twin apartments, resulting in limited availability for immediate occupation. Regrettably, we cannot assure the availability of these units for your upcoming stay with us.

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 08:00:00.

    FAQs about Holyrood Aparthotel

    • The prices at Holyrood Aparthotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Yes, Holyrood Aparthotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at Holyrood Aparthotel (subject to availability) that can accommodate:

      • 4 guests
      • 5 guests

      For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

    • Holyrood Aparthotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Fitness center
      • Fitness

    • Check-in at Holyrood Aparthotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Holyrood Aparthotel is 0.6 miles from the center of Edinburgh. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Holyrood Aparthotel has the following number of bedrooms:

      • 2 bedrooms

      For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.