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When can I check in at the Holyrood apartHOTEL Edinburgh?

You are welcome to check in any time after 3.00pm.

What are the advantages of an apartHOTEL as opposed to a traditional hotel?

When you check into your apartment, you have space to ‘spread’ out and not be confined to a hotel room for recreation, eating and working. Ideal for the guest who is suffering from hotel fatigue. You can entertain in the lounge area and utilise the fully equipped kitchen to cook or else order in and dine at your dinner table.

The apartment is also ideal for families, as you can put the children in bed and still utilise the comforts of the lounge and perhaps enjoy a bottle of wine and a DVD.

What is the latest I can check out at the Holyrood apartHOTEL in Edinburgh?

You may check out anytime before 11 am. Late checkout may be available on request; an additional cost may be incurred.

Do you provide luggage storage?

Yes, we are happy to store your luggage before your arrival or following departure.

Is internet access available at Holyrood apartHOTEL Edinburgh?

Yes – we offer our guests a free computer terminal and printer available 24 hours at Reception. All apartments feature a WIFI service where you may log in to the Wireless service and purchase access time via reception. You may collect a voucher for either: 24 hours, 7 days or 30 days from Reception and charge this to your apartment account.

Do you provide Car Parking?

Yes, we have onsite secure car parking with lift access to the apartments. Car parking is charged at £15.00 per space per 24 hour period and to ensure availability needs to be pre-booked with Reception or phone 0131 524 3200.

Access to the Car Park is available from Hammerman's Entry just off Holyrood Road by Tesco Express.

What do you provide in the serviced Edinburgh apartments?

The apartments are fully equipped to provide you with a luxury home from home.

All bedding and towels are provided along with luxury Scottish toiletries, Tea, coffee and fresh milk are also provided in the kitchen.

The Kitchen: Oven & Hob, Microwave, Refrigerator with ice tray, Dishwasher, Washing Machine/Tumble Dryer, Pots, Pans and Frying Pan, Toaster, Tin and bottle opener, Cutlery and cooking utensils, Garlic Press, Corkscrew, Dish towel and Oven Glove, Chopping Board, All Crockery and Glasses, Pyrex Dish and Tray, Scrubbing brush and paper towels, Dishwasher tablets/Washing up liquid/Soap powder, Measuring jug and colander, Salt and pepper grinders, Tea and Coffee and fresh milk on arrival.

The Living Room: Sofa, Arm Chairs, Coffee table, TV unit, LCD Flat screen TV with Freeview, DVD player, Stereo and CD player, Phone, Dining table and chairs (two bedroom apartments)

The Bedrooms: Queen bedded studio apartment, wardrobe with hangers, safe, bedside tables and lamps, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, umbrella.

The Bathroom: Shower over bath, bath sheets, hand towels and bath mat, Shower curtain, Luxury Scottish toiletries

The En-suite Bathroom: Shower, bath sheets, hand towels and bath mat, Luxury Scottish toiletries (90% of our two bedroom apartments feature one bathroom and one shower room)

Do you supply cots and high chairs?

Yes, we have a limited number of cots and high chairs available free of charge, please pre-book if required.

What is the maximum number of persons able to stay in the apartment?

Each apartment can sleep up to 5 adults, with the 5th person sleeping the sofa bed in the lounge.

Do you have a Gym or Swimming Pool?

Guests can enjoy the use of the onsite fitness room (20 sqm) that features: Treadmill, Bike, Cross trainer, Multi Gym, Free weights ranging from 2 kg – 22kg, Swiss ball and stretching pads, LCD Television.

There is no swimming pool at Holyrood apartHOTEL. In addition to the onsite fitness room, our guests have access to discounted rates at the Vital Health and Wellbeing Club located just 100 metres away.

Do you have smoking apartments available?

Smoking in Holyrood apartHOTEL is strictly forbidden.

Do you have disabled facilities?

We have 2 apartments that are easily accessible. They feature 2 bedrooms, 1 with a standard en-suite shower room and 1 accessible bathroom with grab rails, shower seat or wheel-in shower. The open plan kitchen, dining and lounge allow for proper wheelchair mobility.

The apartments are on level 3 and 4 with lift access from Reception and the Secure Car Park.

Are there laundry facilities in the apartment?

Each apartment features a washing machine/tumble dryer combination. We supply washing powder in each apartment. We also offer same-day dry cleaning and laundry service – a laundry bag and card is found in the wardrobe and if this is delivered to the reception prior to 9 am Monday – Saturday we will place the cleaned items in your apartment by 6 pm same day.

What are my transport options to the apartHOTEL from Edinburgh Airport?

Executive Transport

An executive transfer is available at preferential rates from our transfer provider

This is an ideal transport option for families or groups.

Airport Bus

As you exit the Airport you will see the Airport Express bus which runs every 10 minutes into the Waverly Bridge in the city centre. From here we are less than a 10-minute walk with light luggage, or approximately £5.00 in a taxi – we recommend a taxi if you are not familiar with Edinburgh streets.


A taxi from the Airport will cost approximately £20.00 - £26.00 and take around 30 minute’s dependant on the time of day you are travelling.

Where can I pick up grocery supplies and beverages for my apartment?

Tesco Express is located on Holyrood Road only a minute’s walk from the apartments – ideal for your grocery requirements and is open until 11 p.m.

Do you offer a Grocery shopping service?

We understand that when you are on holiday time is precious, so let us take care of the mundane chores while you enjoy yourself! We can do the food and beverage shopping on your behalf and stock the items into your apartment prior to your arrival. Please note, we require your shopping list 48 hours prior to your arrival.

Please email your requirements to and also advise if we may substitute items for the nearest match, should they not be available.

There is a small fee of £15.00 for the first £80.00 worth of shopping with an extra £5.00 fee for each additional £50.00 worth of shopping. The grocery bill and shipping fee will be added to your final bill.

Do you have a bar or restaurant in the apartHOTEL?

We don't have a restaurant at Holyrood apartHOTEL, but our guests can enjoy a discount at our three Edinburgh Collection hotel restaurants which range from three to five star. The local area is spoilt for choice when it comes to excellent restaurants and bars (more than 12 within a 5-minute walk). Let us give you recommendations when you arrive.

Do you allow pets?

Unfortunately, we do not accept pets, however, Registered Guide Dogs and Service Dogs are most welcome

Do you have a minimum or maximum length of stay?

No, we are delighted to have our guests stay for 1 night or 100. On exceptionally busy days a minimum stay of 2 or more nights may be required.

How often are the apartments serviced?

Your apartment will be serviced on a daily basis; this includes bed making, disposal of refuse, bathrooms cleaned, vacuuming and dusting. Bed Linen is changed every 4th day, unless exceptionally dirty.

Is it possible to have Breakfast at the Holyrood Hotel near Edinburgh Castle?

We can provide a Continental Breakfast Hamper enabling you to enjoy breakfast when it suits you. When you are booking direct, you have the option to purchase the hamper on a daily basis for a nominal charge of £5.00 per person per day.

Is there a single Female Traveller Policy at the Holyrood 4 star Edinburgh Hotel?

We believe the security and safety of all our guests are of paramount importance, to this end we have CCTV cameras in all areas including the Car Park, Secure car park gates which can only be accessed by current guests. All apartment doors have ‘spy holes’ into the main corridors. Apartment numbers are not printed on keys cards so that this information remains confidential.

Also, there is a member of staff on hand 24 hours a day to ensure the safety and well-being of our guests.

Are there any additional costs you should be aware of?

No - all utility services including electricity, water, service charges and all taxes are included - however, please note telephone and the Internet (WiFi is FREE when booking direct) are charged for.