Room type

City Studio, 1 Double Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

City Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 2 children)

City Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 4 children)

Comfort Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 2 children)

Comfort Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

Max Occupancy: 7 guests (up to 7 children)

Comfort Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 4 children)


Get an overview of this hotelModern apartments near Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket

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Close to castle

This modern apartment building is located in the west end of Edinburgh's old town, within 500 metres of the medieval castle, the Royal Mile, and the shops on Princes Street.

Hotel DVD library

A selection of videos and DVDs can be rented from The Knight Residence's reception, while the property concierge can advise on the best places to visit in the city.

Kitchen convenience

Apartments offer comfortable, modern interiors; all have free WiFi, CD and DVD players and kitchens, complete with starter packs of groceries on arrival.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Knight Residence's guests can use complimentary (high-speed) wireless Internet throughout the hotel to plan a day's sightseeing, while the concierge can provide further information on local attractions. Tour/ticket assistance is also available. The hotel offers a computer station, and secretarial services are available.

Secure parking (surcharge) is provided in the car park behind The Knight Residence. The hotel also has laundry facilities.

  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Total number of rooms - 29 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Separate living room  
  • Sofa bed  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Dishwasher 
  • DVD player 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Separate living room 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Sofa bed size 

Where to Eat

The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

Stac Polly

The Witchery

Thai Lemongrass

Nearby Things to Do

Arthur's Seat, three miles from The Knight Residence, offers many different walks with views over Edinburgh Castle and the old town and, on clear days, to the Ochil Hills and the Firth of Forth. There are over 20 golf courses in and around the city.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM

Check-in time ends at 10:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: GBP 9 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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