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We love Edinburgh and are sure that you will too. In our blog we will provide you with updates on what is happening with us and in the surrounding area.

Edinburgh Life Hacks

Edinburgh Life Hacks Every Visitor Should Know

Edinburgh is the perfect destination for a relaxing city break, with so much to offer at any time of year. When you consider the costs for accommodation, dining out and visiting attractions it can seem pretty expensive, however we believe it is still possible to experience the best of the city while on a budget. […]

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Literary Landmark

A Book Lover’s Guide to Edinburgh’s Literary Landmarks

For centuries, Edinburgh has been an inspiration to many great writers, from Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns, to modern crime authors such as Ian Rankin and Alexander McCall Smith. It was therefore no surprise when Edinburgh was named the first ever ‘City of Literature’ by UNESCO in 2004 – a title which recognises both the […]

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Art in Edinburgh

Experiencing Art in Edinburgh

With a wealth of places to experience Scottish and international art and even its own art college, the Scottish capital is certainly a place of pilgrimage for the culture vultures among us. Galleries, street art murals and a designated art festival in the city offer plenty to satisfy an arty craving. A post shared by […]

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Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe

What’s On in Edinburgh | August 2017

As the world’s leading festival city, every August for over three weeks, Scotland’s capital welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors to enjoy a wide range of cultural events as part of the Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe. With smaller festivals also taking place throughout the month, August is the perfect time to experience the bustling […]

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Hoot the Redeemer Themed Bars Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s Top 6 Themed Bars & Restaurants

Edinburgh loves anything a bit quirky and unusual, which is why it is home to some of the best themed bars and restaurants around. So if you fancy trying somewhere a bit different this weekend, look no further. In no particular order, here is our round-up of the best themed dining experiences the city has […]

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A street performer astounding on-lookers on the Royal Mile 🤹🏻‍♂️
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Good Morning and Happy Sunday from Fountain Court!
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The silhouette of the Scott Monument looking majestic against the backdrop of #Edinburgh at twilight.
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Did you know we have an app?
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Our helpful concierge app allows you to request additional services and manage your stay from the palm of your hand.
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Discover nearby attractions and see what events are happening in #Edinburgh at just the touch of a button.
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Every night flocks of people wander up Calton Hill to watch the beautiful sunset over Edinburgh. This shot was taken on Monday - can you spot the flags and lights for the Edinburgh Tattoo next to the Castle? .
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The beautiful domed ceiling inside Dundas House on St Andrew Square. This A listed building has been headquarters to the Royal Bank of Scotland since 1825.
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Follow us on Instagram stories today for an exciting preview of this year's amazing @edinburghtattoo #SplashOfTartan.
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Edinburgh is heaven for culture vultures and art lovers! Our latest blog discusses the most vibrant places to see and experience art in the city 🎨 Find the link in our bio.
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Want to escape the festival crowds? The Cambridge Bar is the perfect cosy pub -  tucked away on a cobbled side-street, just a minutes walk from our Stewart Apartments.
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NEW BLOG: The Edinburgh Art Festival is currently in full swing! Read our #blog for tips on the best places to experience art in Edinburgh (link in bio).
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Douglas Gordon's 'Black Burns' is currently taking centre stage at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Displayed in the gallery's majestic great hall, the exhibit represents the dark side of Scotland's beloved bard, Robert Burns.
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Today is Harry Potter's birthday! For the most devoted fans, there's no better place to celebrate, than 'Birthplace of Harry Potter' itself, Elephant House cafe 🦉⚡️🔮
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See what we got up to during our #DayInTheLife over on Instagram stories!
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Take a look inside our stylish Braid Apartments and follow us as we explore some of #Edinburgh's major attractions and events.
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