What The Dickins: A Tale Of Edinburgh City

5 Characterful Edinburgh Self Catering Apartments

Finding your perfect Edinburgh self catering apartment can be a time-consuming task – but not to worry as we have homes in all the areas you want to be and we’ll do our best to help you find your ideal home away from home. And what makes Dickins stand out is that all our apartments are unique. We’re a bit like Airbnb but with the peace of mind of knowing there will be somebody sorting out any issues that might occur straight away.

So let’s take a look at a few of our most characterful self catering flats in Edinburgh.

57 North Castle Street

  • sleeps 6
  • 3 doubles
  • right next to George Street


This beautiful and very centrally located home is full of character and lovely antique furniture (the embroidered chairs are stunning). 57 North Castle Street is both homely and luxurious at the same time – not to mention spacious. This is Georgian New Town living at its best.

16 Calton Hill

  • sleeps 4
  • 2 doubles
  • bohemian vibe with huge private terrace

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This is a home we’ve taken on recently and fallen in love with. 16 Calton Hill has got that cosy, bohemian vibe going but the highlight of this home has to be the big yet charming private terrace garden you enter through the living room. Perfect for a cup of coffee in the morning!

17 Cheyne Street

  • sleeps 4
  • 2 doubles
  • utterly charming with a hint of Provence

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Charming is the word that springs to mind when you step into this lovely, romantic home on a quiet Stockbridge street. The views are fantastic and you have all the fabulous local shops, cafes and restaurants on your doorstep. We adore 17 Cheyne Street and you will too.

1 Scotland Street

  • sleeps 4
  • 2 doubles
  • the place for any Alexander McCall Smith fans

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We keep getting great reviews for this home and we can totally understand why. 1 Scotland Street is a bright flat with fabulous rooftop views in a fantastic location – which you will be familiar with if you have read McCall Smith’s 44 Scotland novels. They’re a great way to get to know and understand Edinburgh.

40 Cumberland Street

  • sleeps 2
  • 1 double
  • wonderful architectural features


This stylish home is full of beautiful furniture and ornaments that the owner has gathered from around the world. 40 Cumberland Street is a special home in a great location near George Street and Stockbridge. The perfect Edinburgh self catering home for a couple!

See the rest of our self catering apartments in Edinburgh here.

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