Find the best place to stay — Old Town

Where to stay around Old Town?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,218 holiday lettings near Old Town. From 1,142 apartments to 53 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: 1,223 holiday homes
  • Haymarket: 826 holiday homes
  • Leith: 125 holiday homes
  • Bruntsfield: 841 holiday homes
  • Haymarket: 303 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: 2,105 holiday lettings
  • City Art Centre: 2,054 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Dungeon: 2,051 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station: 2,058 holiday lettings
  • Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers: 2,101 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 1,142 apartments in Old Town. Our other popular types of Old Town holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 53 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 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 15 holiday homes with pool available in Old Town. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    The historical area of Old Town awaits your stay

    Come and experience Old Town and its art, historical sites and museums. This walkable and welcoming city is well-known for its castles, tours and shopping. Edinburgh Castle, Festival Theatre and National Museum of Scotland are a few of the top cultural sights. Thinking of staying in a rental home? Holiday rentals often feature a full kitchen, Internet access and maybe even a fireplace.

    Attractions in and around Old Town

    Looking for places to see while you're in Old Town? Some of the area's family-friendly attractions for travellers include Our Dynamic Earth, Royal Commonwealth Pool and Edinburgh Zoo. Don't miss landmarks such as St. Giles' Cathedral and Greyfriars Kirk, and unique cultural highlights such as Edinburgh Castle and Festival Theatre. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for green spaces such as Princes Street Gardens, Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. You could easily spend a day shopping at Royal Mile, Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers and Princes Street. Plan to attend a game or event? Get tickets for Murrayfield Stadium or Easter Road Stadium. Other popular places to visit in town include Palace of Holyroodhouse, Real Mary King's Close and National Museum of Scotland.