Where to stay around Old Town?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 983 holiday lettings near Old Town. From 918 apartments to 48 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Old Town is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Old Town?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Old Town:

  • New Town: 1,066 holiday homes
  • Haymarket: 665 holiday homes
  • Leith: 125 holiday homes
  • Bruntsfield: 695 holiday homes
  • Haymarket: 276 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Old Town?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Old Town. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Edinburgh Castle: 1,841 holiday lettings
  • City Art Centre: 1,857 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Dungeon: 1,853 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station: 1,860 holiday lettings
  • Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers: 1,843 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Old Town listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Old Town?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 918 apartments in Old Town. Our other popular types of Old Town holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 48 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Mobile homes: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Old Town?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Old Town. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Head to the historical city of Old Town

    Come and experience Old Town and its history, museums and monuments. This welcoming and walkable city is well known for its local tours, shopping and restaurants. For a bit of culture, visit Edinburgh Castle, Festival Theatre or National Museum of Scotland. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

    Activities and attractions in and around Old Town

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Old Town has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Our Dynamic Earth (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Royal Commonwealth Pool (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Edinburgh Zoo (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Muirfield Golf Course (15.5 mi / 25 km)
    • Omni Centre Edinburgh (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Braid Hills Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Old Town

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Old Town. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Princes Street Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Arthur's Seat (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Calton Hill (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • Holyrood Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
    • Royal Botanic Garden (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • The Meadows (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)