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35 Barony Street

New Town, Edinburgh, Scottish Borders (Ref. 4532)

4.2

Good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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28 Customer Reviews

  • "Excellent property and location."

    There is some mail and misc paper advertisements piled up in the drawers and shelves of common areas, some actually is addressed mail. Owners may want to go through it.

    Reviewed by JasonAug 2022

  • "Great location - its close enough to everything with a little walking but off the beaten path!"

    Great communication from the owner as well. Thank you!

    Reviewed by ShantelJul 2022

  • "We had a really super experience and stay in our holiday let - 35 Barony Street."

    Other than a shortage of wine glasses and teaspoons (!) we are so comfortable and happy and we would definitely love to stay there again if the opportunity arrises.

    Reviewed by LisaJun 2022

  • "This was a lovely property in the new town."

    Having three bedrooms was wonderful for dealing with toddlers and jet lag as this was our first stop in Europe. The neighborhood was really lovely as well. The only suggestion I would have is to include the lockbox information when the listing is booked or to provide an email address. With the number provided, which is a landline, I had a hard time getting information on checking in. Once I received a mobile number for contact information, communication became much easier. Also, we had an issue with the fuse box and the owner was extremely responsive and able to walk me through solving the problem. Overall, a lovely stay and wouldn't hesitate to stay there again!

    Reviewed by ZoeJun 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at barony street."

    Communication with the owner was friendly and adequate. The appartment had a really nice atmosphere and was clean, neat, kitchen well equipped and comfortable beds, shower and bath. The neighboorhood is quiet, and still in walking distance (10-15 minutes) of the city center. After some exploring and asking around in the neighbourhood we also found a really nice park and playground where we went with our kids (8,10,11) in the evening, also a 10 minute walk. The only thing we missed is parking space for our car. The parking in the street is only for permit holders so after we onloaded we parked our car in a Q-park nearby (10 min walk). Other than that absolutely perfect. We would definitely recommend this place to everyone and we ourselves would also love to come back. Great stay, great city!

    Reviewed by GejaApr 2022

  • "Lovely property with genuine period charm."

    A few minor repairs are needed but nothing that impacted the enjoyment of our stay. Very helpful and friendly owner who was a delight to deal with and reorganised his day at short notice to sort out a problem with the boiler!

    Reviewed by RheanneMar 2022

  • "We loved it was everything we needed and so close to everything."

    Clean tidy comfortable and convenient. Hosts were really friendly and gave some great recommendations of places to eat and things to do. It’s a great location with Some great places near buy to eat and very close to the shops. Buses are easy to catch near by as well. We loved our stay and will certainly be back, we have also told many of friends how great our stay was. Thanks for a great holiday, it was awesome.

    Reviewed by ZaredMar 2022

  • "A lovely flat, very conveniently located for a super stay in this great city."

    Reviewed by LexyDec 2021

  • "Really nice flat, excellent location, clean and welcoming."

    Would rent it again. It could be improved by having wooden shutters in the twin room, as kids always woke up early. Also there were two nails out of floorboards in living room. Still I would recommend it.

    Reviewed by GiuliaDec 2021

  • "Property in a perfect location."

    It was clean and tidy. However wood work needs some attention. The communal front door lock is faulty and is difficult to unlock. You need to put key in then pull it out. Needs sorting ASAP.

    Reviewed by GillSep 2021

  • "Excellent central location."

    Only one minor comment/criticism: although there is a bathroom and a shower room there is only 1 toilet which perhaps should be made clear in description. Otherwise the flat was great

    Reviewed by EdithJul 2021

  • "The apartment was in a great location, within walking distance of the station and all the amazing sights of Edinburgh."

    However, we were extremely disappointed to find it hadn't been cleaned prior to our arrival. Thick dust on every surface, especially on and around the toilet/sinks/towel rails and shelves. Not a great welcome after a long journey. The apartment is also in need of some TLC....dirty marks on walls and paint chipping off the bathroom cabinet. Such a shame as it could be stunning. We were also expecting to scan a QR code on arrival, in line with COVID track and trace guidelines. This was not at the property. The Sykes team were very quick to respond to our concerns. On the plus side, the beds were incredibly comfortable and we still had a great week in Edinburgh.

    Reviewed by MichelleMay 2021

  • "Barony Street is in an excellent location for exploring Edinburgh The flat was ..."

    Barony Street is in an excellent location for exploring Edinburgh The flat was super super clean and the kitchen well equipped to cook in I actually made it to the master bedroom with it’s lovely big bed so there was an up side to not being able to meet up with family there we love this flat have stayed there many times and will stay again in future

    Reviewed by ClaireSep 2020

  • "Was expecting two bathrooms, arrived to find only one wc and a shower room plus a bath with a shower over it."

    Wc was very small and enclosed

    Reviewed by DebbieDec 2019

  • "The way the listing was presented made it appear as if there were two toilets in the premises but there was only one."

    I was disappointed to find, on our arrival, that the toilet contained the previous users waste, not having been flushed since its last use - therefore not having been cleaned either! It was also disappointing to find that there was not even any salt & pepper, let alone anything else, in the property - every other rental we have made in the past has usually had some basics in the kitchen, if not an actual welcome pack. The property itself needs some tlc but...…. It is spacious, comfortable and well positioned for anyone visiting Edinburgh - Barony Street is fairly quiet with little passing traffic and is just a short walk to the tram terminus or there is a bus stop at the end of the road (a number 8 bus will take you up town). There are numerous cafes and interesting shops, a chemist, a deli and a lovely pub just down the road and a few minutes walk whilst up the hill there is the OMNI Centre with a cinema and a variety of pubs and restaurants, COSMO - an all you can eat international buffet, and the Playhouse Theatre, if you want to catch a concert or show. One bonus, which should be made clear in the listing, is that there is an iron, ironing board and hair dryer available at the premises

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2019

  • "El apartamento estaba muy bien."

    Lo que no me gusto es que no hubiese una persona física para recibirnos y explicarnos donde estaba mi ls llaves y como funcionaba la calefacción de la casa. Tuve que llamar para que me lo explicaran. Creo que es importante que alguien te explique las cosas en el sitio. El apartamento es amplio y limpio pero las sabanas sin planchar y eso da muy mal aspecto.

    Reviewed by CristinaFeb 2019

  • "Ideal for the centre of Edinburgh but a shock to the system when you first open the door and see stone floors and stairs with iron hand rails, then I realised how old the building was."

    Once inside our front door it was warm and cosy though at night we had to close the shutters as large cracks around sash Windows allowed terrible drafts in. It does need a bit of T.L.C. On the decor and definately new mattresses and bedding. All in all we enjoyed our holiday in Edinburgh .

    Reviewed by DorothyDec 2018

  • "Positives - excellent location and had all amenities as described on website."

    Central heating worked well. Negatives - lacked attention to detail e.g. only one teatowel and it was old and tired, not even a complimentary sized bar of soap in either kitchen or bathrooms, lowest quality toliet rolls ,bedding clean but seemed poor quality and not ironed, also pillows cases non matching, gaps between bare floorboards and rough edges to them, nets in lounge dirty-grey, not even a pint of milk left, freezer had old stuff from previous occupants and needed a clean, bookshelves untidy and rugs needed a good clean as did sofas. Overall whilst not individually complaint-worthy the lack of attention to detail made the place feel unloved and not very welcoming.

    Reviewed by StephenNov 2018

  • "Owner very helpful, giving us ideas of things we could do, where the nearest restaurants are."

    Apartment was in a quiet street but close to shops and restaurants and walking distance of Edinburgh city centre. A very good place to stay!

    Reviewed by AlisonJul 2018

  • "This venue was a total rip off."

    35 Barony street was a hovel when we arrived,an absolute disgrace.The house was like it hadn't been cleaned prior to our arrival.The bedding was filthy so much so we couldn't sleep there.Despite being advertised as having private parking for some of the time there wasn't any near the property.We were so disappointed we went and stayed for a few days in a Premier Inn then went home early.Should have been re-embersed but Sykes took the word of the owner who was away at the time and had left it to be managed by someone who was not available to us.Think of your worst nightmare holiday and this was it!

    Reviewed by DuncanJul 2018

  • "Just what we needed to attend our conference - from a quiet street to city centre in 15 mind walk."

    Reviewed by MikeJun 2018

  • "It was located in a very central area"

    Reviewed by JaniceApr 2018

  • "Staying with a family with three teenaged children, we found this ground floor appartment to be spacious, comfortable, clean and well equipped."

    The beds were all warm and comfortable, important after a days’ hike through Edinburgh. Not that the city is far away, we found all the sights within easy walking distance. And supermarkets and cafes are on just around the corner. The landlord was ever so kind - when our flights were cancelled due to bad weather he went out of his way to arrange for an extra night - just super!

    Reviewed by A.w.Feb 2018

  • "Small problem with the plumbing quickly and efficiently resolved by the owner."

    Our 2nd stay there for an international weekend. Will stay again.

    Reviewed by DouglasFeb 2018

  • "Really great location close to lovely restaurants and pubs."

    Very quiet and nice and warm. Would love to stop again during summer.

    Reviewed by JulieDec 2017

  • "It was a lovely surprise to walk into our holiday stay and find everything looked just liked the pictures!"

    Often we find that pictures don’t always tell the whole story, but our stay at Barony St was so comfortable and made our stay in Edinburgh very memorable. We are so glad we found it online and would definitely tell others about staying there. The owners were also very helpful and had left lots of useful information for us. We loved our visit to Scotland!

    Reviewed by TracyDec 2017

  • "Lovely flat in a great location."

    Nice and warm. Exceptionally friendly and helpful owner

    Reviewed by GeorginaNov 2017

  • "The location is absolutely great, walking distance to everywhere in Edinburgh."

    And the neighborhood is really nice with many great cafés, restaurants, pubs and more, all just around the corner. The landlord was very helpful in assisting us with everything from key collection to heating and more. The flat is well stocked with everything we needed. Even cooking and breakfast ingredients were there for us to use. We had a lovely time and would recommend this place without hesitation.

    Reviewed by FannyJun 2017

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over and basin
  • Small shower room.1 x WC, only one toilet at the property
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • Gas central heating with underfloor heating in bathroom
  • Electric double oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Free roadside parking outside property between 5.30pm and 8.30am weekdays and all weekend
  • Additional parking available in NCP car park, St James Centre (approx
  • £20 per day)
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk.

The property

This fully refurbished, Georgian Edinburgh self-catering apartment is in the central New Town area just a ten minute walk from Princes Street.

This spacious Edinburgh self-catering apartment has traditional internal features such as window shutters and feature fireplaces, and has been lovingly refurbished to a high standard.

With three bedrooms and a fully-equipped modern kitchen, this Edinburgh self-catering apartment will suit everyone's needs, plus within walking distance are a small play park and the Edinburgh Botanic Gardens.

This Edinburgh apartment is under an hour by train from Glasgow, home to the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Right in the heart of the city, this Edinburgh self-catering apartment is the perfect base from which to explore Scotland's capital city and its historic surroundings.

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About the location

EDINBURGH

Edinburgh Airport 8 miles.

Scotland's capital is a truly international city with a mix of old and new to delight every visitor. The Old Town boasts the castle and The Royal Mile as well as Holyrood Palace and the new Scottish Parliament. The New Town offers elegant Georgian buildings and streets with a wealth of shopping, eating and drinking to suit all tastes. Add to that the accessibility of the surrounding countryside, beaches, hills and golf courses and you have the ideal location for an exciting break.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas