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East Beach Apartment

Dunbar, Scottish Borders (Ref. 1011837)


(23 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Seaside
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available

Reviews & Ratings

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23 Customer Reviews

  • "A very spacious and comfortable apartment."

    The owner has thought of everything for your comfort little thoughtful extras included. In a central location in the town. The only problem a bit of noise from the pub next door on Friday night but we was prepared for that as it was published.

    Reviewed by KathrynJun 2022

  • "The flat was spacious and well kept."

    It was very noisy on Friday and Saturday nights; if you are allowed to install double glazed windows that would be a big help.

    Reviewed by CraigMay 2022

  • "Lovely, spacious apartment with excellent access to the town centre and coastal walks."

    Reviewed by KerenApr 2022

  • "The flat was spacious and the location was great."

    We didn't notice the noise from the pub below at all, although we were at the property from Monday to Friday. It was pleasing being able to watch the High Street from both bedroom and sitting room windows. There is a community bakery across the high Street that was really good - highly recommended. Same for the independent grocery store just down the road. The hot water stopped working the first morning but the owner was quick to come and look at the boiler. He fixed the problem, showed us how to fix it if it happened again and left the boiler room unlocked. It did happen every morning but the fix worked each time. We were told the plumber had been recently so I would imagine this is fixed by now.

    Reviewed by HarryMar 2022

  • "The property was as pictured and described."

    We visited early February 2022. It was unseasonably mild upon arrival but turned artic within a day or so. However, the flat was lovely and warm, even after 10pm when we returned. I appreciated being 10 minutes walk from Dunbar train station (allow sufficient time for buying tickets and possible train cancellation.). I arrived at Waverley Train Station in Edinburgh in only 35 or so minutes. I know from previous visits Dunbar has lovely beaches but they are a short car journey away. We appreciated the spacious living room and bathroom. We ate out but the kitchen was well equipped. As per any hotel stay or other, always take ear plugs and eye mask. We hope the owner's will allow us to book again as we have family in the town.

    Reviewed by NicolaFeb 2022

  • "Had a great holiday at East Beach Apartment in Dunbar."

    We were there in September last year and it was as lovely and comfortable and homely as we remembered it. The town is full of friendly people, nice walks with the dog, and the lovely apartment to come back to. Everything you could possibly need for an enjoyable stay is provided including a welcome pack. I highly recommend a holiday here and can't wait to go back kind regards Linda Murty

    Reviewed by LindaDec 2021

  • "Beautiful luxury apartment building."

    Fantastically thought out with plenty of amenities, it really was like a home from home. Lovely welcome pack. Wine, chocolates, milk and mince pies! Our children loved the apartment too, and so much space that everyone had plenty of room. Downsides was the noise from the pub, (but we were aware before we booked.) and parking. We also had our dog who was made to feel very welcome with bowls and a non slip mat provided. Downside you are in an apartment with no garden. So toileting can only be had if walking, but the beach is a stones throw from the apartment and our pooch loved her extra walks. Dare I admit I snuck out on the high street in my pj’s many times!

    Reviewed by KirstyDec 2021

  • "The apartment is a really great base for exploring Dunbar and the local area."

    Fantastic facilities and everything we needed for a wonderful holiday, the children especially loved the jacuzzi!

    Reviewed by HelenOct 2021

  • "The apartment was clean, tidy and welcoming when we arrived."

    We even got given wine, biscuits and milk which was a very kind gesture and much appreciated. The facilities were great, and the kids were happy with the selection of dvds, books and games available. Dunbar itself was a lovely place to visit, and we arranged trips to North Berwick, Edinburgh, Foxlake adventures and the Museum of Flight - all within a short distance away. As the apartment is situated above a pub it got very noisy at the weekends and unfortunately affected our sleep. We were also unsure about the bin situation and it would have been on benefit to receive some guidance on this. At times parking was also difficult and we had to move our car to ensure we did not get fined. Overall it was a lovely break away and we’d like to thank the owners of the property for such a homely experience.

    Reviewed by AlisonOct 2021

  • "It’s an amazing place - only downside is that it is above a pub and a little noisy at closing time."

    Reviewed by ChristopherAug 2021

  • "Really disappointing."

    Especially as it was hugely overpriced for what it was. The kitchen was really grubby when we arrived and we had to thoroughly clean it ourselves (this included sticky table, drawers had food stains down them, fridge shelves were dirty - photos can be provided). There was no coffee maker. The dining chairs were filthy. The heating system had been changed, likely for the better, but there were no instructions and we couldn’t operate the heated towel rail. The whole place was tired and unloved (“quaintly furnished” was ridiculous). Some noise from the pubs below and immediately across the road was expected but it became VERY NOISY until we’ll into the early hours.

    Reviewed by PeterAug 2021

  • "Fantastic location for visiting around the area"

    Reviewed by PeterJun 2021

  • "Absolutely stunning apartment."

    Ideal location and spotlessly clean. fantastic

    Reviewed by HazelMay 2021

  • "Accomodation was excellent with modern facilities in a great location."

    Owners of the property were in regular contact to see if we needed anything and couldn't do enough to make sure we were happy. Cant speak highly enough of the property, owners or Sykes for sorting things out. Brilliant experience all round.

    Reviewed by GreggFeb 2021

  • "The accomodation was excellent, the flat was simply luxurious and above expectations."

    Great value for money and we love it. I can only find two things I’d do to improve it. 1. Add a soap holder or shelf in the shower so one doesn’t have to keep bending down to pick things up! (A more roomy shower would have been nice too i guess) 2. Add a toilet room holder so one didn’t have to keep reaching behind to get to the loo paper. Many thanks for a delightful stay.

    Reviewed by NeilOct 2020

  • "A great location."

    Outside the entrance door: turn left a small town high street, with its own history and shops, pubs and cafes. Turn right and there is the beach and harbour. The locals were very friendly. We used flat as a base to explore surrounding areas which are beautiful. We had great weather. Would recommend.

    Reviewed by NickySep 2020

  • "We enjoyed the flat, the town of Dunbar, the friendly locals, the beaches just a short drive away."

    I cannot express enough how much we enjoyed this holiday. Always book with Sykes and they haven't let me down yet. We have another booked over New Year down in Port William, near Dumfries and looking forward to that also. kind regards Linda

    Reviewed by LindaSep 2020

  • "Great location,excellent holiday base to use the trains."

    We went to Edinburgh for day.Great coastal walking,if you are a keen golfer there are plenty of courses.Appartment can not fault it felt like home lovely lay out.

    Reviewed by TinaAug 2020

  • "Great location!"

    Very bright apartment- description excellent. Hoping to do a return visit

    Reviewed by IreneJul 2020

  • "I loved the flat, it’s spotless large and airy."

    Lovely sunny week in Dunbar with its many attractions, sea, sand and rocky bits, and a very nice ice cream shop, a real seaside holiday. Will definitely try to book this flat again. Also I left my Fitbit on charge and the owners were kind enough to notify me and post it back immediately.

    Reviewed by JoyceJul 2020

  • "The apartment was on the main high street which is mentioned in the advertising on sykes website but failed to mention that it was directly under a betting shop and bussssssssy pub and opposite another so the noise from the pubs was horrendoues which resulted in none of us getting a full night sleep for the week we were ther including our 15 month old grandaugher."

    We expected some noise from the high street but also expected it to qqquieten down after the shops ect closed at 5.30 The horrendous noise fron the pubs started about 10.00pm and went on until 2-3pm most nights with drunken people spilling out into the street and also the side street where my daughter and the children were slepping waking them up and also scaring them. This is not acceptable and when we contacted Sykes about this issue we were treated with contempt and felt patronised and disrespected. We asked them to pass our concerns to the owners and requested a refund or part refund for the holiday that had been ruined by the noise. No where did it state in the advertisenebt for this apartment that it was in close proximimty to noise from sevserl public houses. If this has been highlighted we would never have booked this apartment and wasted our money on a awful holiday. The owners have I beleive refused to offer a refund so we would now seek this or some form of compensation from the sssssykes as a gesture of good will. After all we booked this holiday after reading the inforamtion about it on your website. Other holiday makers had mentioned the noise from the pubs in the guest book at different times of the year but it appears the owners done nothing about updating their information to let people know about this and make the informed decison to book or not book this apartment.

    Reviewed by JacquelineDec 2019

  • "Perfect holiday."

    None of us wanted to come home.

    Reviewed by RebeccaAug 2019

  • "Loved the little extras ."

    ...milk and wine in fridge .... biscuits tea and coffee .. loved it.

    Reviewed by RachelJul 2019

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size bed, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with jacuzzi bath, shower, WC, hand basin and heated towel rail
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire.
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, toaster, coffee machine, TV, DVDs, books and WiFi
  • Fuel and power is included in the rent
  • Fresh bed linen and towels are included in the rent
  • Travel cot and high chair are available upon request
  • Roadside parking for 1 car near property on a first come first served basis
  • 2 well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 0.01 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles
  • Note: Due to the location of the property, noise from the pubs may be apparent

The property

Ideal for families, this first-floor apartment is nestled in the coastal town of Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland.

This contemporary, spacious apartment welcomes you into a light and airy hallway where you will find a large sitting room overlooking the high street, with charming traditional seating, a TV, a selection of DVDs and books, and an electric fire to unwind by and plan your exciting days ahead.

Drift off in the king-size bedroom, quaintly decorated with ample storage space.

Opposite to this, a bright twin room can be found, ideal for younger guests to chill out in.

Take a relaxing soak after a day of exploring in the contemporary family bathroom, complete with a bath, cubicle shower, WC, hand basin, and heated towel rail.

Completing the apartment is a neat kitchen and dining room area, featuring well appointed appliances for all your culinary needs, including an electric oven, gas hob, coffee machine, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, and ample seating for six to sit down and enjoy a delicious home cooked family meal together.

30 miles from Scotland's capital city Edinburgh, the apartment sits on a charming high street only yards away from Dunbar's town amenities (occasional noise may be heard) and East Beach.

Known for its attractive coastline and countryside, Dunbar is nearby to several points of interest, including Tantallon Castle, the Seabird Centre at North Berwick Harbour, John Muir County Park and Museum, a nature reserve containing a range of birds, habitats plants, and covers some of the glorious East Lothian coastline.

Should you wish to indulge in retail therapy or an evening meal out, Dunbar offers a great range of independent businesses and award-winning eateries and drink establishments to choose from.

For fun-filled days, take the family to East Links Family park, a farm-based activity park, Dunbar Leisure Pool, which includes a exciting water features, or Foxlane adventures, or Foxlake Adventures, cable wakeboarding park for both experienced wakeboarders or complete beginners.

Choose East Beach Apartment for your next family getaway for an an enjoyable and memorable stay in this beautiful Scottish coastline town.

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About the location


Cove 11 miles; Coldingham 20 miles; Berwick-upon-Tweed 29 miles; Edinburgh 32 miles.

The lively coastal town of Dunbar, on the south east coast of Scotland, is ideally situated for touring and exploring the area. Boasting lovely sandy beaches, pubs, restaurants, museums and leisure facilities, there is something to satisfy all tastes. The area of East Lothian offers many attractions for visitors including the John Muir Country Park and Museum and the East Links Family Park in Dunbar, the Seabird Centre at North Berwick Harbour, Tantallon Castle, the Museum of Flight, where you can walk under the wings of Scotland's Concorde, and 19 golf courses, including The Open Championship course at Muirfield. Diving off St Abbs is world famous, and beaches at Cove and Coldingham offer unsurpassed beauty. Nearby Cockburnspath lies on the eastern extremity of the Southern Upland Way, a long distance footpath from the west to east coast of Scotland, and is ideally situated to offer great walking. A short drive or train journey north will take you to Edinburgh, while Berwick-upon-Tweed and Lindisfarne are a short drive south. A great location with plenty to see and do!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas