Apartment The Castle Nest
4/3 Upper Bow, Old Town, Edinburgh, EH1 2JN, United Kingdom –
Excellent location — rated 9.8/10! (score from 79 reviews)
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Welcome to The Castle Nest, the clue is in the name! We are indeed a stones throw from Edinburgh Castle and situated in the delightful Old Town of Edinburgh. The Apartment is has recently been fully renovated and you wont be dissapionted having the Luxury of staying here. Lie back and enjoy the luxurious mattress or put your feet up, sit back after a long day exploring this incredible City, enjoy a Whisky whilst watching a movie on Netflix or listening to your favourite Music on the built in Sonos system. Whatever you decide, you will find your central stay comfertable with everything you need and more!
We have hosted for many years and have experience of welcoming guests from all over the world. John who is from Edinburgh is the designer and renovator and has all the knowledge of Edinburgh, whilst Lisa who is there to ... well... keep John right in everything thats done here to make sure your stay is the greatest experience to make sure you want to come back as well as tell all your friends!
You are staying in the greatest area that Edinburgh has to offer for someone looking to explore the city attractions, in the Centre of the Old Town ! Walk out the front door and you are only 200 yards from the most famous doorstep - Edinburgh Castle .... explore this unique 14th Century castle which is built on volcanic rock! Walk the other way from your front door and you'll find the most beautiful colourful street full of boutique shops and vibrant bars and restaurants of Victoria Street and the Grassmarket. Whichever way you walk from the front door, you cant be dissapointed .... enjoy!
Languages spoken: English
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Property surroundings– Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Closest landmarks *
Royal Mile0 miles
Gladstones Land0 miles
Gladstone's Land0.1 miles
The Scotch Whisky Experience0.1 miles
Central Library0.1 miles
National Library of Scotland0.1 miles
St. Giles Cathedral0.1 miles
Scottish National Gallery0.1 miles
The Edinburgh Sheriff Court0.2 miles
Restaurants and markets *
The Grain Store Restaurant0 miles
Scotts Cafe/bar0 miles
The Witchery Restaurant0.1 miles
Grassmarket Market0.3 miles
Sainsbury's Supermarket0.5 miles
Natural beauty *
Edinburgh Castle Mountain0.1 miles
Closest airports *
Edinburgh Airport6.6 miles
Dundee Airport35.4 miles
Glasgow Airport48.2 miles
Shopping nearby – all within 500m! *
Princes Street Edinburgh High streetPopular brands like: Apple, H&M
Most popular landmarks *
The Real Mary King's Close0.2 miles
National Museum of Scotland0.2 miles
Edinburgh Castle0.2 miles
University of Edinburgh0.4 miles
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions0.5 miles
Edinburgh Playhouse0.7 miles
Arthurs Seat1.3 miles
Murrayfield Stadium1.8 miles
Royal Yacht Britannia2.3 miles
Edinburgh Zoo2.9 miles
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Most popular facilities
No parking available.
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
- Wine glasses
- Dining table
- Coffee machine
- Cleaning products
- Tumble dryer
- Electric kettle
- Washing Machine
- Wardrobe or closet
- Alarm clock
- Body soap
- Walk-in shower
- Toilet paper
- Bath or Shower
- Private bathroom
Space for everyone to be together
- Dining area
- Seating Area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
- Flat-screen TV
- Cable Channels
- Satellite Channels
- Pay-per-view Channels
- Non-feather pillow
- Feather pillow
- Socket near the bed
- Trash cans
- Clothes rack
- Hardwood or parquet floors
- Tile/Marble floor
- Private entrance
Pets are not allowed.
- Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Food & Drink
- Chocolate or cookies
- Tea/Coffee Maker
- Private apartment in building
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
- City view
- Landmark view
Entertainment and family services
- Books, DVDs, or music for children
- Non-smoking throughout
- Family rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
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From 15:00 hours
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Until 11:00 hours
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to apartment type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and beds
Children of any age are welcome.
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There is no capacity for cots at this property.
There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.
The minimum age for check-in is 21
Payments by Booking.com
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Smoking is not allowed.
Parties/events are not allowed
Pets are not allowed.