Blackie House


7 reviews

From $186 / night

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  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • Apartment

Located at the top of the Royal Mile within easy walking distance of the Castle, the Scottish Whisky Experience, the Camera Obscura and many excellent restaurants such as the Witchery, Odine, the Outsider and many more

Blackie House was built around 1680 in what was at the time the highest building in Europe, the worlds first skyscraper. Many artist have enjoyed living here over the years and have added murals to the walls and left behind some of their artwork.


Blackie House
Edinburgh, Edinburgh & Lothians, Scotland

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Additional Location Information

The apartment is situated in the heart of the Old Town close to the Castle and has wonderful views out over the city. The courtyard is very historic as is the house and many tours come through the courtyard as there a lots of stories associated with this area. It is 5 minutes walk from Waverley Station and the airport express bus terminus. The area has lots of excellent cafes and restaurants and local shops are nearby too.

Getting There

Nearest train station: 5 minutes walk, Waverley Station
Nearest airport: 30 minutes by taxi or bus
Car is not necessary


Last updated on December 16, 2014
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  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Linens Provided
  • Central heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
Phone / Internet
  • Internet Access
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove or Oven
  • Grill
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Stereo or CD player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Books
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - no

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