This was an excellent place to stay. I love the location, the staff was accommodating and the apartment itself was wonderful. I would highly recommend this and return.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Comfortable stay, excellent location"
Well located, well appointed. Just the environment we wanted as a base in Edinburgh.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Near the Grass Market and Royal Mile"
Very good experience and the service was exceptional. Staff was exceptionally helpful.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
We enjoyed our stay at The Knight due to the outstanding service rendered by the staff, the room assigned was very nice and comfortable and its located in a safe area.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Close to Castle and Royal Mile"
Staff accommodating, starter food in the kitchen, comfortable, great staff recommendations for dining, easy to all major attractions. Outstanding!Genuine Expedia guest review
We were in Edinburgh for a short holiday. After a long flight from the U.S., the staff couldn't have been more welcoming! The apartment was quite clean and had everything we could want and more. The groceries were a wonderful addition and with the prices being so much higher for food than America, it was so helpful to have a grocery store just a 3 minute […] walk from the hotel front door. The 5 minute walk to Grassmarket was easy down, but uphill back and had great restaurants and a wonderful cheese market right next to "Oink"--a small place that sells inexpensive sandwiches made with fresh, roasted, pork. The only drawback was that our 1 bedroom apartment faced Lauriston Street. There are a few bars right next to the hotel that were loud on Friday, and so terribly loud on Saturday, that we all had to wear ear plugs to sleep, until they closed and the patrons left. You see, in the U.K., people can stand outside on the sidewalk and drink, and talk, and swear, and drink some more. The hotel has double-pained windows, which was great for every other night, there is just really nothing else to be done on the hotel's part. It is just the nature of the location. Sunday was heaven since the bars were not open! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Excellent! Had an amazing time!"
This hotel is a hidden gem! It's so close to everything in the Old Town section. Super close to Edinburgh Castle, nice shopping on Victoria Street, and some great pubs/restaurants down on Grassmarket. Yes, it is next to three strip clubs and the patrons of those establishments can be a little noisy around 1 or 2am, HOWEVER, the police regularly patrol […] the area and each strip club has at least one burly bouncer (sometimes two) so the area is about as safe as it gets. If the noise bothers you, shut your windows; they are soundproof (or very nearly soundproof). I slept like a rock! The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable about the area and good places to eat and shop. He gave us a map and marked locations of good places to go and informed us of the bluetooth streaming capabilities of the sound system (you can stream your music in the bathroom!). The welcome basket of breakfast foods was wonderful! A whole jug of milk and orange juice and loaf of bread, in addition to cereals, jams, coffee, and biscuits. Really nice. The en suite laundry was a lifesaver after 4 days of hiking! The hotel even supplied us with laundry and dish detergents. The bed was comfy, the room was clean and spacious. Everything exceeded our expectations! You cannot beat this hotel for excellent service, amazing proximity, and a great place to stay for the price! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Incredible stay in an amazing city"
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Knight's Residence! It is in a great location within easy walking distance from so much (The Castle, Royal Mile, we even walked to Arthur's Seat!). Upon our arrival, our concierge, Chris, was incredibly helpful and informative, even giving us the idea to go look for Harry Potter information at Greyfriars Kirk down […] the street. Our three children loved spending their first hour in Edinburgh searching for Tom Riddle's headstone in a beautiful old graveyard!! The Knigh'ts Residence thought of everything! They even had a fresh carton of milk in the fridge! The beds were comfortable and there was plenty of room for a family of five. We highly recommend The Knight's Residence!! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
My husband and adult daughters and I stayed for 3 days at this services apartment. We loved it! It was so comfortable and pretty. It was very handy to have a full kitchen at our disposal. It was also very nice to have separate room so we all had a little privacy.Genuine Expedia guest review
Spacious apartments, walking distance to many interesting areas and restaurants, great staff especially evening/night conciergeGenuine Expedia guest review
"Walking distance to Grassmarket and Royal Mile"
We were met by the concierge in the lobby and taken to our room. A complimentary gift basket with various teas, coffees, cereals, and cookies was provided in the kitchen. Our concierge gave us a tour of the apartment and recommended some activities for our stay. The room was clean and well maintained. We were easily able to walk from the hotel to both […] the old town and the new town. The only drawback was the hotel's proximity to the nearby strip clubs. It wasn't a security or safety issue, only that the lads leaving the clubs at 1 AM were a little noisy. If the noise is a concern, try to request a room on the back side of the hotel. That being said, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this facility. It was easily the best hotel we visited in our 2 week visit to the UK and France. I have no hesitation in recommending this hotel to others. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great location, helpful staff..."
The hotel is central to everything you want to see and do. The rooms are so convenient! They have thought of everything, we needed nothing for breakfast, it was all there. Very spacious rooms and comfortable beds with great kitchen and living area.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Top choice when in Edinburgh"
This is an outstanding choice for a visit to Edinburgh. Walk from here to all the sites, restaurants, and attractions of the city. The facilities include a washer and dryer that will help if you are packing light. The staff are excellent. We wouldn't go anywhere else.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Clean, comfortable, convenient"
The Knight Residence was the perfect accommodation for our family while visiting Edinburgh. It was very roomy and comfortable. All necessities were included. It was nice to have 2 baths and a full kitchen and in-unit laundry! Very convenient to all of the popular sites. Would definitely stay there again!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Our stay was excellent! We were greeted outside and then taken to our apartment, where Christopher showed us around, explaining everything we needed to know. He had also left a basket of breakfast food including juice, milk, etc. to last for our stay. The residence is a short walk to lots of shops and restaurants. We had a full kitchen , including washer/ […] dryer combination. The staff was fantastic and made us feel at home. We really enjoyed our stay! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Wonderful hotel with great customer service"
Everything was exactly as advertised, convenient location, clean and comfortable. Charlie was really helpful and attentive. Would certainly stay there again next time I'm in Edinburgh.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great base of operations to see Edinburgh"
Very good hotel/apartment concept. Best if one plans for it. We expected a "typical" hotel. Here you get a mini-flat: kitchen, clothes washer-dryer, DVD player with extensive collection, etc.Genuine Expedia guest review
It was a great place to stay in Edinburgh, the room was supplied with bread, milk, juice, coffee and breakfast foods. My only issue was that it is across the street from two strip clubs, even so, it was very safe, quiet and we had a lovely time in a lovely city. Extremely friendly helpful staff.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great Place! Great Rate!"
Would stay here again! We had a bit of an issue with the shower on our first of three nights. They couldn't fix it the first night (it was after 10) so they gave us a key to another room to use the shower. A plumber had the issue fixed by lunchtime!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
The apartment. Comfort and service were A +. Would highly recommend.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
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"Nice hotel walking distance to Old Town."
The Knight Residence is much more than a hotel and perfect if you need a home away from home. The immaculate units all have a full kitchen so if you don't feel like eating out you can easily stay in prepare a meal yourself. The hotel is located walking distance from Grassmarket and a few more steps (albeit mostly uphill) will see you in Old Town at […] Edinburgh Castle or on the Royal Mile. The staff is extremely courteous and helpful. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Very comfortable - Great alternative to a hotel"
Staff was very friendly and extraordinarily helpful. These centerally located apartments are about one mile from the train station and the terrain is hilly between, consquently I would suggest a cab if you are thinking of walking. The staff was excellent and the room came with daily maid service. Our two bedroom appartment was also set up with a variety […] of breakfast items upon check in, which was very nice. The neighborhood felt very safe dispite a strip club being near by. The facilities were perfect for our family of four and we would recomend this place to anyone. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Very convenient and well located"
Stayed here in early Jan. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Accomodated a room change very easily and moved everything quickly. Parking facility was very convenient and affordable. This was a key factor as parking around the area is very difficult. Overall a good stay and I would stay there again!Genuine Expedia guest review
"Comfortable and convenient to everything"
Knight Residence apartments are large with many conveniences (full kitchen, laundry) and near to the sites and restaurants. The staff was very helpful orienting us to the premises and neighborhood, as well as helping with our questions. We would definitely return to this hotel and it would be great for longer stays.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Would stay there again!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice serviced apartment"
We loved our stay here! There were 2 rooms and 2 bathrooms. The bathrooms had heated towel racks. The hotel provided a complimentary food basket with cereals, orange and cranberry juice, some cookies, plus milk, and a loaf of bread. We really enjoyed it, and Christopher who checked us in was very helpful!Genuine Expedia guest review
"Best staff on earth."
The staff were amazing, friendly and helpful. The hotel is simply home away from home. Strongly recommend the Knights Residence over any 5-star. Thank you for making my vacation perfect.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Thanksgiving in Edinburgh"
Our apartment (2 bed, 2 bath) was conveniently located and an easy walk to all the important sights of Edinburgh as well as shopping. The staff, especially Christopher, couldn't have been more helpful by providing us with details about the flat and the surrounding area. The apartment was very spacious, bigger than expected really for a flat anywhere […] in the UK, and exceptionally outfitted for a week-long stay with our family. A great value, great stay in Edinburgh. We'll be back and stay again at the Knight Residences! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Response by The Knight Residence Dear Nancie, I am delighted you found our location convenient and appreciated the spaciousness of the accommodation. I agree, Christopher is a wonderful team member. Great to hear you will visit us again! Best regards, Colin Stone. General Manager
Staff was fantastic . We stayed an extra dayGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Response by The Knight Residence Thanks Patrick, we really appreciate your custom.
"Great Location to Castle and Royal Mile"
The apartment was a short walking distance to a small grocery store, restaurants, Edinburgh Castle and The Royal Mile. It was nice inside but a bit shabby around the edges. The carpets were in need of being replaced. The beds were O.K. We were pleased to find the kitchen stocked with cereal and snacks. They even included salt and pepper. The washer/dryer […] is a bear to use and takes a long time. It seemed quite expensive for the quality. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Trip to Scotland"
We stayed in Edinburgh for 6 days at the Knight Residence. The staff (Charlie, Chris & Magda) were really great. Can't wait to go back again.Genuine Expedia guest review
"More like an apartment or condo"
With 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a living room and a fully furnished kitchen, this is much more an apartment or condo than a hotel room. There was a generous supply of breakfast foods when we arrived including milk in the fridge, two different juices, a loaf of fresh bread and a basket of misc. cereals and snacks. We fixed our evening meal in our room […] each night and the kitchen had everything we needed. There were two grocery stores located near by. We were able to walk everywhere we wanted to go, it's realy close to the Edinburgh Castle. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, in fact, they were wonderful! We loved this place! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"The place to stay!"
Brilliant warm welcome. Very friendly and helpful staff. Great location for exploring Edinburgh. Will definitely be back at Knights Residence.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Absolutely enjoyed the hotel and the great staff!"
Very comfortable accommodation with lots of room and great amenities. Staff was excellent. Location very convenient to everything. Parking reasonably priced. Would highly recommend it!!Genuine Expedia guest review
"Nice place to stay"
We had 3 adults traveling and it was great for us. The staff was very friendly and went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hotel on our driving trip."
Very nice apartment. We stayed 1 night while on a driving trip from Edinburgh to Scotland. The staff was excellent. They welcomed us when we arrived and explained the various appliances etc. in the apartment. We enjoyed our tour of Edinburgh castle and the local restaurants.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Fully Appointed Apartment"
We stayed in a two bedroom comfort apartment in September. It was extremely well appointed. The kitchen had everything you needed to cook in, and even a welcome basket including bread, butter, jellies, various cereals, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, juices, milk and more. There were two bedrooms, each equipped with a TV, clock, robes and blow dryer. There […] were two bathrooms with steam free mirrors and toiletries. The lounge had two sofas, and additional seating. There was a TV and DVD/CD players. There was a selection of CD's in the room. Books and DVD's were available outside reception. The staff was extremely customer focused, provided recommendations, and booked several outings for us. The location is near the Grassmarket and is within easy walking distance of all Old Town sites. The building itself is mid-70's and is a bit off the beaten path, but still ideal for the right traveler. This would be an exceptional place for people planning an extended stay. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Excellent hotel near the Royal Mile"
This location boasts large, attractive apartment-style rooms, and is near the historic city center. Our residence was a two bedroom suite listed for occupancy of four; it could actually fit six as one of the sofas folded out to a double bed. In suite washer and dryer, along with an up-to-date kitchen. Master bedroom was quite large. Second bedroom was […] slightly tight, but still comfortably slept two (in separate beds). The staff were are extremely helpful, and all requests were responded to promptly. An extremely comfortable place to stay in Edinburgh. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"A true pleasure!"
The location was in easy walking distance of buses, train station, and every site we wanted to visit. The apartment was a 2 bedroom with kitchen, living room, and large 1 bathroom. Very clean, well kept, and quiet. The staff were very friendly, helpful, and a pleasure to deal with. Spent 5 nights there, and I would go back in a heartbeat.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great Edinburgh apartment!"
Can't say enough good things about The Knight Residence. It was perfect in every way. Welcoming and professional receptionists. Apartments have every amenity, including wifi, cable TV, nice toiletries, complimentary groceries, gifts for the kids, cheap and easy parking, and housekeeping service!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Within a short walk to most sights"
Loved these accomadations. Clean, spacious,friendly and extremely helpful staff. Parking on sight.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great little apartments in the heart of Edinburgh"
We loved this little place. It was a cute little apartment with a fridge, washer, microwave and stove.They even gave us cereal milk and cookies. Very homey.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great location for exploring Edinburgh."
The Knight Residence was more than I hoped it would be. Firstly, the location can't be beat for those not wishing to stay along the Royal Mile or Princes Street. This Old Town location provided access to numerous restaurants, shops, as well as being a great base for catching excursion buses and traversing the city's various neighborhoods. Of course, […] I should mention that walking is my preferred mode of transportation. Next, the staff. They were so accommodating and ready with quick recommendations that were spot on. They were cheery, helpful, and alert to our needs. And the accommodations themselves were clean and comfy (except for some nightly noise from thoughtless upstairs residents). We were happy to find a washer/dryer in the apartment as well as all household necessities. Surprisingly, our fridge had been filled with juice, butter, and milk, and the counters were stocked with convenient groceries to allay the need to visit shops for breakfast or snacks! Wifi was a bonus, as was the second television. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great for longer stays"
We were only in the Knights Residence for one night but you could see that it would be great for much longer stays as the room was essentially a converted flat. Charlie, the concierge, was incredibly nice and helpful and the rooms were clean, if a bit plain and outdated. It's only a few blocks from the Grassmarket, however, you do have to pass several […] strip clubs in order to walk back and forth between town and the hotel. Otherwise, I would recommend it. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Right by the castle"
The apartment was nice, modern, and well equipped to include paper towels and clothes washing detergent. The complimentary food basket provided a nice mix of breakfast foods and a few snacks. The staff was extremely attentive, helpful, and always available. The apartment was right by the castle and the Grassmarket with plenty of places to eat. Additionally, […] a grocery store was only a few steps away. The staff was friendly and were always ready with a suggestion or tourist information. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Charlie,the concierge was great! Everyone there was so accomidating and went out of their way to help us,would recommend to anyone. Rooms were spacious & welcoming,located within walking distance the castle and royal mile. Loved it!!!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
We seriously enjoyed our stay at the Knight's Residence. It is close to the castle, and major attractions. Close to the Grassmarket neighborhood of restaurants and small shops. We walked to New Town for other shopping, the Prince Street Park, and other options for dining. The apartment was nice and clean. We went with our adult children, so had a 2 […] bedroom with twin beds in one and this was great. You do have to walk past a couple of strip clubs for the front door, but this was not a problem. THere is a small grocery within 1/2 block. Parking is daily rated, but is secured, and you won't need your car, anyway! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great for a family"
We had a party of 3 adults that stayed in a two bedroom apt. for 3 days. It was extremely clean and comfortable and also very convenient to main Edinburgh attractions as well as neighborhoods near the university and good restaurants. The small staff was very cheerful and helpful. This arrangement was expecially great if you have 3 or 4 travellers and […] need some extra space. I would definitely return. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great Place to Stay in Old Town"
The location of the Knights Residence is excellent to most of the sights of Edinburgh, especially in the old town. The apartment is spacious with all the amenities one would expect, including milk, juice, and butter waiting in the fridge on arrival. There is a Tesco Local a very short distance away for any provisions one may need. The concierges were […] very nice and helpful with anything we needed. The only thing that might detract, were the small strip clubs down the street, but they were very quiet and really barely noticeable, even on the weekend. I wouldn't even mention it except...well...they were there and my 15-year-old daughter thought it was pretty funny. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone, and will be booking it again next time I find myself in Edinburgh. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
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