Frequently asked questions


Where is mcvedinburghapartments based ?  

We are based in Edinburgh city centre so we have excellent local knowledge of Edinburgh locations and can advise you on the surrounding area, local amenities etc.  Both apartments are privately owned and maintained by the owner Liz McVie.


Is a deposit required to secure my booking? 

Yes,  £50/£100 deposit to book any of the apartments on the website. This can be taken via Pay Pal, we can also accept direct bank transfer, or personal cheque.  Deposit is non-refundable.


Who/when do I pay the balance? 

The remaining balance for the booking is due 6/8 weeks prior to arrival, or in some cases can be accepted in cash on arrival.


What happens after I book? 

After receiving the deposit, the owner will email you to confirm your booking, details on how the balance is to be paid, arrival information, key collection etc.


What are the terms of booking? 

mcvedinburghapartments terms and conditions are provided on the web site.  In order to book you must agree the terms and conditions. 


What are the check in/out times and can I arrive early or have a late departure?

  Check in is usually 4pm and check out time is 10am, however if you require and earlier check in or later departure, please let us know as soon as possible as it is not always possible to oblige and there may be an extra charge.


I have an early arrival or late departure where can I keep my bags? 

Whenever possible, we will do our very best to provide storage in the apartment, however if there are guests arriving or departing on the same day this is sometimes not possible.  There is a left luggage at platform 2 Waverly station and close to the Air link to the airport.


Where can I pick up the keys? 

You will be welcomed at the apartment on your arrival, keys will be provided at this time, you will be shown around the apartment, and helped with any questions you may have.  However, if your arrival is outwith the reasonable arrival time, keys may be posted to your home address, or picked up prior to arrival at another location.


Where can I park my car? 

If you have a car during your stay, a car parking permit will be provided on arrival.  Car parking is private and secure and is located at the back of the apartment building.  Parking is for residents only and parking spaces are unallocated.  There is no extra cost for parking your car.