Southside

7&11 Newington Road, Southside, Edinburgh EH9 1QR, – Excellent location – show map

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No deposit required
Free Gift on arrival
Flexibility with check in time
Late check out 11.00am

Information

Southside Apartments offer spacious self-catering apartments ideal for exploring the Old Town of Edinburgh. They are just 15 minutes’ walk from Edinburgh’s Royal Mile and a further 5 minutes’ walk to Princes Street. The apartments are next to a main bus route stop.

The location is also ideal for Arthurs Seat, Holyrood Park and the Royal Commonwealth Swimming Pool. It has many of Edinburgh Fringe venues close by.

Apartments have a fully-equipped kitchen and dining ans lounge areas with double sofa bed. Some apartments have original period features such as high ceilings and sash windows

All our Southside Apartments feature free WiFi and plasma TVs, with DVD players on request. The modern kitchens have an oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine. Towels and linen and a starter pack are provided for your arrival to get you started. This includes soap, washing up liquid, washing powder, dishwasher tablets, rubbish bags, toilet rolls and small toiletries in the bathrooms.

The vast open space of Holyrood Park is just 10 minutes’ walk from Southside Apartments and Edinburgh Castle can be reached in 15 to 20 minutes’ walk via some of Edinburgh’s most historic areas.

Edinburgh’s Newington is a great choice for travellers interested in museums, food and architecture. It also has superb access to Edinburgh’s Old and New Towns.

According to Trip Advisor the Old Town is there guests’ favourite part of Edinburgh, according to independent reviews.

Our Southside Apartments have some of the best ratings in Edinburgh ranking highly on Booking.com and Trip Advisor. The apartments are particularly good for families and groups and have excellent ratings for value for money.

We speak your language! On arrival we make life easier with arrival cards in many languages and our office speaks English, French, Spanish, Slovak, Czech and Italian.

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Apartment information

General information

Southside Apartments offer spacious self-catering apartments ideal for exploring the Old Town of Edinburgh. They are just 15 minutes’ walk from Edinburgh’s Royal Mile and a further 5 minutes’ walk to Princes Street. The apartments are next to a main bus route stop.

The location is also ideal for Arthurs Seat, Holyrood Park and the Royal Commonwealth Swimming Pool. It has many of Edinburgh Fringe venues close by.

Apartments have a fully-equipped kitchen and spacious lounge with double sofa bed and a dining area. Some have original period features such as high ceilings and sash windows.

All Southside Apartments feature free WiFi and plasma TVs, with DVD players on request. The modern kitchens have an oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine. All include towels and linen and a starter pack provided for your arrival to get you started. This includes soap, washing up liquid, washing powder, dishwasher tablets, rubbish bags, toilet rolls and small toiletries in the bathrooms.

The vast open space of Holyrood Park is just 10 minutes’ walk from Southside Apartments and Edinburgh Castle can be reached in 15 to 20 minutes’ walk via some of Edinburgh’s most historic areas.

Edinburgh’s Newington is a great choice for travellers interested in museums, food and architecture. It also has superb access to Edinburgh’s Old and New Towns.

According to Trip Advisor the Old Town is there guests’ favourite part of Edinburgh, according to independent reviews.

Southside Apartments have some of the best ratings in Edinburgh ranking highly on Booking.com and Trip Advisor. It is particularly good for families and groups and has excellent ratings for value for money.

We speak your language! On arrival we make life easier with arrival cards in many languages and our office speaks English, French, Spanish, Slovak, Czech and Italian.

Southside Area

Our Guests love walking around the neighbourhood especially Arthurs Seat in Holyrood Park where you get fantastic views over the City!
The apartments are ideal for Edinburgh University visitors and Graduations!

Closest landmarks

Queen’s Hall 0.2 miles
Holyrood Park 0.3 miles
The Meadows 0.3 miles
University of Edinburgh 0.5 miles
Pleasance Fringe Venue 0.5 miles
George Square Fringe Venue 0.5 miles
Edinburgh Festival Theatre 0.6 miles
National Museum of Scotland 0.7 miles
Arthurs Seat 0.7 miles
Palace of Holyrood House 0.8 miles

Closest Airports

Edinburgh Airport 7.2 miles
Glasgow Airport 48.7 miles

Shopping nearby – all within 1 Mile!

Princes Street
Edinburgh’s largest shopping street

Royal Mile
High street and more niche options

Edinburgh’s Most Popular landmarks

Royal Mile 0.8 miles
The Real Mary King’s Close 0.9 miles
Edinburgh Military Tattoo 1 miles
Edinburgh Castle 1 miles
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions 1 miles
Omni Centre 1.2 miles
Edinburgh Playhouse 1.3 miles
Murrayfield Stadium 2.4 miles
Royal Yacht Britannia 2.9 miles
Edinburgh Zoo 3.5 miles

Facilities

Our Most Popular facilities

  • Central Location
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Heating

Transport

  • Airport Taxi Transfer (Additional charge)
  • Main Bus Route from the City Centre

Internet

  • Wifi is available and free of charge

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed

Parking

  • No parking available. Nearest secure car park on St Leonards street

Additional services

  • Attraction and Excursion Tickets available to purchase (Additional charge)

Entertainment and family services

  • Children television networks
  • Freeview

House rules

Check-in
15:00 onwards
Please contact us prior to your arrival to make arrangements for your check-in time to avoid delays.

Check-out
10:30 (or 11:00 if booking direct with us)

Cancellation/prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to apartment type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Please note as a small company we strictly enforce these policies.

Children and sofa beds
All children are welcome.
Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing beds or cots/cribs. The maximum number of children’s cots/cribs in a room is 1.
There is a sofa bed available in the lounge for an additional person but this has an additional charge and must be requested in advance.

The small print

Please note the property does not have a reception, so please contact the apartments prior to arrival to arrange a check-in time.

Guests have 2 options on arrival:

1. A pre-authorisation of GBP 100 per apartment is taken by card as a damage deposit upon arrival. This pre-authorisation will be released upon check-out and subject to a damage inspection of the accommodation.
The release is by your bank and we cannot quicken this process. If you require access to this money option 2 is best for you.

2. Guests can choose to pay a non-refundable GBP 25 cleaning fee. The property will still need a written pre-authorisation but nothing is held against the account.

Kindly note the guest is liable for any damages made to the property by themselves during their stay and will be charged for damages if necessary.

The damage is not just the replacement value of damage but the labour and loss of earnings associated during this process.

There are no lifts at the property.

Please note, free WiFi service is available but not guaranteed.

More photos

Southside area

Our Guests love walking around the neighbourhood especially Arthurs Seat in Holyrood Park where you get fantastic views over the City!
The apartments are ideal for Edinburgh University visitors and Graduations!

Closest landmarks

Queen’s Hall 0.2 miles
Holyrood Park 0.3 miles
The Meadows 0.3 miles
University of Edinburgh 0.5 miles
Pleasance Fringe Venue 0.5 miles
George Square Fringe Venue 0.5 miles
Edinburgh Festival Theatre 0.6 miles
National Museum of Scotland 0.7 miles
Arthurs Seat 0.7 miles
Palace of Holyrood House 0.8 miles

Closest Airports

Edinburgh Airport 7.2 miles
Glasgow Airport 48.7 miles

Shopping nearby – all within 1 Mile!

Princes Street
Edinburgh’s largest shopping street

Royal Mile
High street and more niche options

Edinburgh’s Most Popular landmarks

Royal Mile 0.8 miles
The Real Mary King’s Close 0.9 miles
Edinburgh Military Tattoo 1 miles
Edinburgh Castle 1 miles
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions 1 miles
Omni Centre 1.2 miles
Edinburgh Playhouse 1.3 miles
Murrayfield Stadium 2.4 miles
Royal Yacht Britannia 2.9 miles
Edinburgh Zoo 3.5 miles

Facilities

Our Most Popular facilities
  • Central Location
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Heating

Transport
• Airport Taxi Transfer (Additional charge)
• Main Bus Route from the City Centre

Internet
• Wifi is available and free of charge

Pets
• Pets are not allowed.

Parking
• No parking available. Nearest secure car park on St Leonards street.

Additional services 

  • Attraction and Excursion Tickets available to purchase (Additional charge)

Entertainment and family services

  • Children television networks
  • Freeview

House rules

Check-in
15:00 onwards
Contact us prior to your arrival to make arrangements for your check in time to avoid delays

Check-out
10:30 (or 11:00 if booking direct with us)

Cancellation/prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to apartment type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Please note as a small company we strictly enforce these policies.

Children and sofa beds
All children are welcome.
Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing beds or cots/cribs. The maximum number of children’s cots/cribs in a room is 1.
There is a sofa bed available in the lounge for an additional person but this has an additional charge and must be requested in advance.

The small print

Please note the property does not have a reception, so please contact the apartments prior to arrival to arrange a check-in time.

Guests have 2 options on arrival:
1. A pre-authorisation of GBP 100 per apartment is taken by card as a damage deposit upon arrival. This pre-authorisation will be released upon check-out and subject to a damage inspection of the accommodation.
The release is by your bank and we cannot quicken this process. If you require access to this money option 2 is best for you.
2. Guests can choose to pay a non-refundable GBP 25 cleaning fee. The property will still need a written pre-authorisation but nothing is held against the account.

Kindly note the guest is liable for any damages made to the property by themselves during their stay and will be charged for damages if necessary.
The damage is not just the replacement value of damage but the labour and loss of earnings associated during this process.

There are no lifts at the property.

Please note, free WiFi service is available but not guaranteed.

Reviews

“Most enjoyable two night stay”

We loved our time at 20 York Place! It was a gorgeous apartment, in a fantastic central location with stunning views and all the amenities we needed. Beds were very comfy, bathrooms modern and most important super clean! The service at time of booking and throughout arrival etc was brilliant, we will be back for sure.  Edinburgh is a fabulous city and definitely worth a visit. Thank you for making it so easy for us and so enjoyable. We will definitely be recommending York Place to friends and family! Thanks again!

Savannah VYork Place

“20 York Place – Excellent”

Amazing space right in the heart of Edinburgh.  The apartments have been beautifully restored and the team looked after us on our arrival and gave recommendations of places to eat and things to do in the day.  I would recommend the apartments and using “Destination Edinburgh / Glory Days” to everyone.  Great business – Keep up the good work……..

Eddie JYork Place

Best rate guaranteed | No deposit required | Free Gift | Flexibility check-in time | Late check-out 11.00 am

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