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In 2017 Edinburgh received over four million visits, resulting in more than fourteen million nights of accommodation in the city. If you’re interested in renting out your flat or apartment for short term lets, this page explains the different services Edinburgh Flats has for property owners.

About Edinburgh Flats 

We have a wide portfolio of rental accommodations for short breaks or longer stays in Scotland’s capital. Starting from £70 per night and we currently offer properties on a self-catering basis that sleep 2 - 9 people. 

We are passionate about this city: its history, cultural offer, attractions, food and drink, and many more. All our property descriptions include information such as distances to local areas, tourist attractions, restaurants and transport details.

Why List Your Property With Edinburgh Flats?

Experts in the Property Sector

The team behind Edinburgh Flats has over thirty-years’ experience in the property sector. We know what owners are looking for when renting out their properties, their aims and concerns, and we have an answer for each one of your questions.

Personalised relationship with owners

We know that your flat or apartment is one of your most valuable possessions. We will take care of it as you would do, and we are always available for owners who want an update of their properties or have any other related question.

Easy-to-use booking system 

Our system is very easy-to-use, making potential guests choose Edinburgh Flats over other companies. In addition to card payments, we offer other payment methods to make the reservation as seamless as possible.

We can manage your property for you

You won’t have to worry about anything. We can manage your property from beginning to end: enquiries, payment, key handover, welcome pack, cleaning & linen, and any other basic maintenance.

Damage Deposit & On-call Service

Additionally, we can take a Damage Deposit on your behalf. Our on-call service means you won't have to worry about any problems that might occur.

No minimum time

We are aware that some people may only be interested in renting out their properties for a short-period, like summer or Christmas holidays. Please contact us to discuss the different options we can offer you. 

 Advertising Only Service

 Full Booking Management Service

Your property will be advertised on

We will set up your advert on

You are responsible for the guest management (i.e. meeting guests doing cleaning & laundry for changeovers)

Edinburgh Flats can deal with all the guest management (key handover, welcome pack, linen and cleaning).

You are responsible for the administrative and financial management of the property (i.e. providing T&Cs to the guests, invoicing and taking payment).

We will deal with all enquiries  and ensure that the main guest receives the T&Cs, as well as managing all payments on your behalf.

You provide on-call service.

We provide on-call service.
You are responsible for taking balance payments.
You will receive a monthly payment and a statement detailing bookings for the month, as well as information about future bookings.

You are in charge of taking any Damage Deposit payments from the guest, according to your own T&Cs.
We can collect the Damage Deposit on your behalf. The cost of this extra service is £18/booking (VAT included).

We charge 15% booking fee. This commission will only be applied when a booking is confirmed.

We charge 25% commission of gross income (including VAT). The commission will only be charged when a booking is confirmed.


See details below of guest management service and pricing

Guest Management Services

We offer the following services for properties which we will be managing, otherwise you will need to organise them yourself:

  • Linen
  • Replacing light bulbs as required
  • Checking property regularly
  • Provision of toilet rolls.
  • Cleaning
  • Provision of Scottish bathroom toiletries.
  • Provision of a Welcome Pack to include sachets of coffee, tea, sugar, biscuits and fresh milk in quantities appropriate to the size of the property
  • Key handover.
  • First line of support. Including initial point of contact to help resident guests use facilities such as TV, heating, Internet etc and for emergency maintenance (otherwise this would be charged separately).
  • Please note we do not offer any of these services on an ad hoc basis.

The cost of this service varies according to the size of your property, starting at £102 for a studio/one-bed flat and £114 for a two-bed flat (these prices include VAT).

List Your Property With Us



We love our city. We know our guests. We are Edinburgh vacation rental experts and we will help get your property to the next level.


We know vacation rental marketing in and out. We believe our skills will get you more bookings. Simple as that.


We strive to provide you the best possible ROI without the hassle.


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