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The Knight Residence
Serviced Apartment 5
12 Lauriston Street Edinburgh EH3 9DJ United Kingdom
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Description The Knight Residence
The Knight Residence is Edinburgh’s leading apart-hotel, offering five star luxury, comfort and space to relax in the heart of Scotland’s capital. Guests enjoy the privacy and independence of their own home in one of the world’s great cities.
Its 28 apartments provide substantially more space and facilities than top-of-the-range rooms in conventional hotels. They are suitable for a wide range of guests, from business people passing through or visiting Edinburgh for an extended project, to families enjoying a break in the city.
All rooms have an en-suite bathroom, well-equipped kitchen and spacious lounge area, with luxurious amenities. They vary from generously sized one bedroom to three bedroom apartments capable of accommodating up to seven adults and one child.
A welcome pack includes a stock of cereals, fresh bread, milk and other essentials.
The Knight Residence has private, secure parking.
Children under the age of 18 stay free when sharing with parents. Young guests are greeted with an activity pack and snuggly bear on arrival.
High chairs, travel cots and push-chairs are available on advance request. Gentle Arran Aromatics bathing products are supplied for infants.
Edinburgh’s main thoroughfare of Princes Street is 400 metres away and the lively social quarter of the Grassmarket is minutes away by foot.
For corporate visitors the Edinburgh International Conference Centre is five minutes on foot. A PC and colour printer can be hired. A fax and secretarial service are available.
- The Knight Residence
- 12 Lauriston Street
- EH3 9DJEdinburgh
- United Kingdom
- Telephone: +44(131)6228120
- Official Homepage
- EC/ Maestro/ Debit card
- American Express
- Diner's Club
- JCB Intl.
- Business People
- Gay Friendly
Room features The Knight Residence
- Bathroom with bathtub
- Bathroom with shower
- Ironing board
- Windows that open
- Central heating
- Tea/ coffeemaker
- Cosmetic mirror
- Soundproof windows
- Satellite TV
- Small lounge
- Room safe
- DVD player/ Video recorder
- Stereo system/ CD player
- Cable TV
- WiFi in the rooms
- Kitchen/ Kitchenette
Hotel features The Knight Residence
- Business center
- Entrance hall/ lobby
- Express check-in/ out
- Parking lot
- Porter service
- Hotel safe
- Child/ Baby Cot
- Childcare/ Babysitting
- Non-smoking rooms
- PC with Internet
- Wheelchair accessible
- Quiet rooms available
- Laundry service
- WiFi in Lobby
- Room service
- Washing machine
- Hypoallergenic rooms
- Car rental at the hotel
- Kids' playground
- Reading room
- Bike Rental
- Golf Course
- Fitness/ Aerobics
- Running/ Rollerblading track
- Horse riding
- Indoor tennis court
- Tennis Court
- Hiking trail
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