Both properties are located within a stones throw from each other in the Marchmont area of Edinburgh:
Roseneath Apartment is in Roseneath Place - see the blue circle on the map below.
Gladstone Apartment is in Gladstone Terrace - see the red circle.
It is a short drive, bus ride or about 20-30minute walk to reach Waverley Rail Station, Princes Street, The Castle, West End, Holyrood Park (Arthur's Seat and Salisbury Crags), and Lothian Road (for theatres and cinemas).
You'll be sent all the details when you book including full address and post code (which you can plug into your Sat Nav).
Directions to reach Marchmont from the airport or train station
By bus from Edinburgh Airport
Airlink Buses run frequently between the airport and the city centre. You can get bus number 41 to Marchmont (walk up the hill along Market Street to the Mound after getting off the airport bus at the terminal at Waverley Station) or a taxi (costs between £5 and £10 depending on time of day).
The tram also travels to Princes Street where you can get a taxi or the number 41 bus to Marchmont.
By taxi from Edinburgh Airport
Midlothian Taxi Hire
Taxis can be pre-booked from the airport. Midlothian Taxi Hire, offer an "airport greet" service which includes waiting with a name board at the arrivals area, and transfer to the flat. Please contact Midlothian Taxi Hire directly regarding availability and booking: +44 (0)131 440 2985, email: email@example.com
An airport taxi from the rank can also be a cost-effective option for a group to travel between the airport and city, and is also quicker to get to the flat than by tram or bus. It has the advantage that it does not need to be pre-booked.
Edinburgh has two main train stations, both are accessible from either flat.
From Waverley Train Station, bus number 41 heading to Marchmont stops on Waverley Bridge, just outside the road entrance into the station, opposite the airport bus terminal.
From Haymarket Train Station, there are no direct buses, so a taxi from the rank outside the station is the best option. Alternatively, walking takes about half an hour.
By bus from central Edinburgh
Buses serve Marchmont frequently from the city centre. Bus number 41 stops on Warrender Park Road going to Princes Street via the Mound, or south to the university (Kings Buildings). Bus number 24 stops on Marchmont Road, heading towards the West End via Lothian Road or to the New Royal Infirmary on the A7. Bus number 5 stops on Grange Road, heading towards London Road and the top of Leith Walk, or to Morningside. Many other buses stop nearby - the Lothian Buses website has full details as well as up to date prices.
Getting to the flats by car - from the South
On the A7 or A701
Ccontinue into Edinburgh until you reach signposts for the A700 (Melville Drive) and directions to the west. On Melville Drive, head west until the 3rd traffic lights, where you turn left into Argyle Place (signposted to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children.
For Roseneath Apartment: In Argyle Place, turn second right, just before the Bicycle Works into Roseneath Terrace. At the end, turn left into the one way street, Roseneath Place.
For Gladstone Apartment - continue in Argyle Place to the crossroads and turn Left into Warrender Park Road/Sciennes Road, go past the Sick Kids hospital on your left, then 2nd Left into Gladstone Terrace. There is Zone 7 pay and display parking in the street, for up to 6 hours.
On the A702
Roseneath Apartment: continue straight on through Morningside and Bruntsfield heading towards Edinburgh city centre. Turn right into Whitehouse Loan (first Right after you have reached Bruntsfield Links, after the Bruntsfield Links hotel on your left), then after the pedestrian crossing turn second left (the first left is one way no-entry) into Warrender Park Road. At Marchmont Road, either cross over and continue as far as the road block and drive into/park in Marchmont Crescent, parallel to Roseneath Place, or turn Left into Marchmont Road and then first Right into Meadow Place, and immediately second right (ie the narrow street just after a wall separating it from Marchmont Crescent) to drive up Roseneath Place.
Gladstone Apartment, go through Morningside and up the hill, continue straight on past Morrisons supermarket and Newbattle Terrace on the right side, then at the traffic lights near the top of the hill, turn Right into Church Hill, then left and first right into Strathearn place, continue straight on through two crossroads with traffic lights (the road becomes Grange Road) then 5th on left into Tantallon Place. At the end turn right into Sciennes Road and first left into Gladstone Terrace.
Getting to the flats by car - from the West or North
If you are approaching from the West or North and do not know Edinburgh, it is much easier to continue along the bypass and enter from the South along the A702 (at the Hillend exit) as described above.
Getting to the flats by car - from the East
From the East/A1 either take the bypass and enter Edinburgh by the A7 as described above, or continue on the A1 into Edinburgh. Continue on the A1 turning Left at the traffic lights after the dual carriage way ends (Milton Road, still the A1) and continue on this road through various roundabouts and traffic lights. Soon after the road narrows to single carriage way each way, and after a right hand bend in the road, turn Left at the traffic lights into Duddingston Road West, heading towards Duddingston and Holyrood Park. (if you reach the a petrol garage (Esso?)on your left you've gone through the junction where you should have turned left). Shortly after, On a left hand bend, turn right into a narrow cobbled street through Duddingston and Holyrood Park (road is closed on Sundays). Continue through the park and turn left at the roundabout to go towards south Edinburgh. At the traffic lights at the T-junction by the commonwealth pool turn Right onto the A7 and first left into East Preston Street, then straight across the traffic lights at Nicholson Street into Hope Street, then straight across the traffic lights into Melville Drive. Follow directions thereafter as above for entry from south (A7/A701).
Some important points about parking in Marchmont
There is controlled Zone Parking in Roseneath Place and Gladstone Terrace. Metered parking is available in the street parallel to Roseneath Place, Marchmont Crescent, and also Warrender Park Road, Argyle Place, as well as the other side roads. You can find a full list of all the parking spaces, as well as further information on prices by visiting The City of Edinburgh Council website.