Upper Bow 1 - Comfortable holiday home in the heart of the Old Town in Edinburgh.

Call to book:+44 131 208 1005

The Upper Bow Residence No. 6

Call to book:+44 131 208 1005




1st floor



Located in the heart of the Old Town, metres from Edinburgh Castle, this comfortable Victorian, one bedroom period apartment has amazing views overlooking iconic landmarks and the historic Royal Mile. Step outside and you’ll be spoiled for choice with an abundance of pavement cafes, cocktail bars, pubs and restaurants. You really couldn’t be better placed to enjoy everything that Edinburgh has to offer, with the city’s famous attractions at your fingertips. Edinburgh Castle, Mary King's Close, St. Giles Cathedral, Holyrood Palace, Scottish Parliament Building and Scotland's major galleries and museums including the The Scotch Whisky Experience are all within easy reach. It is also just a short stroll away from Edinburgh's principal shopping area, Princes Street and George Street.

Sit back and relax, watch the world go by and take full advantage of the fantastic views over Edinburgh streets steeped in history. Warm and cosy, the open plan living room/dining and kitchen area has everything you need to make your stay as enjoyable as possible and comes complete with smart TV, free WiFi and a DVD player. Integrated appliances include hob, combi microwave/oven, washer/dryer, fridge and freezer. There’s also a small dining table where you can enjoy locally sourced artisan produce to be found at Castle Terrace Farmers Market every Saturday.

A bright, colourful double bedroom awaits you and features plentiful storage. A smart, modern shower room completes this delightful holiday home.

This property doesn't come with free parking but there is limited paid street parking in the local area for an additional fee. There is payable parking available at the NCP car park on Castle Terrace

This property operates a key safe, so you can let yourself in to the property any time after 4pm. The key safe code will be issued before your arrival.

If you are arriving earlier than 16:00 on your day of arrival, it is always worth contacting the property manager as they will always endeavour to give you access as soon as possible. You may be able to arrive early and leave luggage and come back however this is not guaranteed.

The latest departure time is 11:00, however, a guaranteed later departure (up to 20:00) can be arranged for a fee of 50% of the daily rate for that day but please note this is subject to no existing booking arriving that day already.

A £200 refundable damage/security deposit is due 7 days before arrival, and refunded after departure.

All properties are strictly non-smoking, and do not accept hen/stag/party groups. At least one guest must be over 25 years old.

1 x Double Bedroom

Hallway leading to open plan living-room/kitchen/dining area, 1 x double bedroom and shower room/toilet.

Traditional Victorian Edinburgh tenement.

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Waverley train station: 0.5 miles
Haymarket train station: 1.6 miles
Edinburgh airport: 7.9 miles
Edinburgh bus station: 1.1 miles
Edinburgh Tram stop in Princes Street: 0.7 mile


This property doesn't come with free parking but there is limited paid street parking in the local area for an additional fee. There is payable parking available at the NCP car park on Castle Terrace - you can see details of parking costs via the following link: https://www.ncp.co.uk/find-a-car-park/car-parks/edinburgh-castle-terrace/

Great for
Business , City , Romantic
Limited Mobility Access

This apartment is located on the 1st floor and only accessible by stairs. There is no lift.


At the property
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Cooking hob
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Bath towels provided
  • Bedding provided
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron / Ironing board
  • Washer/ Dryer
  • Dining area
  • Smoke Detectors
  • DVD player
  • Cable TV
  • Freeview / Freesat TV
  • Streaming service (such as Netflix)
  • Internet access
  • Wifi
  • Central heating


  • Shops [¼ mile]
  • Bar / Pub [¼ mile]
  • Restaurants [¼ mile]
  • Café [¼ mile]
  • Nightclub [¼ mile]
  • Galleries [¼ mile]
  • Museum [¼ mile]
  • Theatre [½ mile]