There are plenty of phrases about small things: ‘the best things come in small packages’, ‘it’s the little things in life…’, ‘small but perfectly formed’ and they’re all true when it comes to Unique Chic Lets beautiful ‘Our Bijou Apartment’ in Edinburgh. Centrally located and close to Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street and the National Museum of Scotland, this wonderful little self-catering property offers you comfort, convenience and bucket-loads of contemporary style and fun.
With over 3 million visitors flocking to Edinburgh each year, there is obviously a wealth of choice when it comes to places to stay: from luxury hotels to cheap and cheerful B&B’s, however this chic self-catering apartment should not be overlooked. It’s incredibly practical in terms of location and has everything you need for a luxurious and very comfortable stay. Nestled at the foot of Edinburgh Castle, this one-bedroom apartment has recently been renovated with quirky and stylish fixtures and fittings and flashes of vibrant colour throughout and although the bathroom doesn’t have a bathtub, the luxury walk-in shower more than makes up for it.
The owner is incredibly helpful and will try to accommodate all you needs including early check-ins, late check-outs and they add little surprises too that you wouldn’t normally get in a self-catering stay. When you arrive, you will find the kitchen thoughtfully pre-stocked with a few basics to allow you to have a reviving cup of coffee and biscuit and for anything else you need there is a supermarket nearby or if you want to enjoy a kitchen-free vacation there are numerous restaurants and bars within walking distance. The Bijou Apartment is also the perfect base from which to soak up the culture, history, architecture and nightlife of Edinburgh and it’s absolutely ideal for enjoying The Edinburgh Festival and Fringe Festival, where you might just see the next Emma Thompson, Rowan Atkinson, Sarah Millican or Graham Norton (all of whose careers began at the Edinburgh Festival!).
So next time you visit Scotland’s capital, why not forget the big hotels and try something a little different, with a lot of style, comfort and character? I’m sure you won’t regret it.
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