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Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile
Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile

231 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BJ

3.5 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Museum of Edinburgh, Palace of Holyroodhouse, and St. Gile …

£65
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

19 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1SD

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (76 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Tron Kirk, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Real Mary King's Close. …

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Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HJ

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,690 reviews)

Two blocks from towering Edinburgh Castle, this hotel is in Old Town's bustling Grassmarket district, with the Waverley …

£59
Residence Inn by Marriott Edinburgh
Residence Inn by Marriott Edinburgh

36 Simpson Loan, Edinburgh EH3 9GF

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (703 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of The Meadows and University of Edinburgh. National Museum of …

£69
ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square
ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square

6 Hunter Square, Edinburgh EH1 1QW

2.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (597 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps from Tron Kirk, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Real Mary King's Close. Greyfriars Kirk an …

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Richmond Place Apartments
Richmond Place Apartments

5-9 Richmond Place, Edinburgh EH8 9VE

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (256 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of Festival Theatre, Greyfriars Kirk, and University of …

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High Street Hostel
High Street Hostel

8-18 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NE

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (58 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Museum of Childhood and Real Mary King's Close. St. Giles' …

£44
Royal Mile Accommodation
Royal Mile Accommodation

Various Addresses, Edinburgh EH8 8EQ

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (105 reviews)

These apartments are located throughout the area in Edinburgh.

£76
Dreamhouse Holyrood Apartments
Dreamhouse Holyrood Apartments

The Park 89 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8BA

3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (15 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this apartment is steps from Our Dynamic Earth and Scottish Parliament. Arthur's Seat and Palace of …

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Kenneth Mackenzie
Kenneth Mackenzie

7, Richmond Place, Edinburgh EH8 9ST

3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (718 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Festival Theatre, Greyfriars Kirk, and University o …

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Pocket Guide: Abbeyhill Old Town Hotels

Old Town is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Broaden your horizons with some local theater. Old Town is a great home base for exploring the greater Edinburgh area, especially with so many hotels to choose from.

Sightseeing around Old Town

The area's storied past is told through the monuments and historic sites, while local museums and theaters add a sense of refinement. Study the collections at Talbot Rice Gallery, Brass Rubbing Centre, or Museum of Childhood. You can check out the local talent at Festival Theatre, Queen's Hall, and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre. St. Giles' Cathedral, Greyfriars Kirk, and Greyfriar's Bobby are significant monuments. Swing by John Knox House, Real Mary King's Close, and Edinburgh Dungeon to learn about local history. Our Dynamic Earth, Omni Centre Edinburgh, and Royal Commonwealth Pool are family favorites.

You can get some shopping done while you're here, or take part in any number of other activities. Local parks like Princes Street Gardens, Calton Hill, and The Meadows are peaceful spots. Surround yourself with nature at Beecraigs Country Park. With a shopping trip to Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers, Princes Mall, or Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, you might find that perfect souvenir. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Easter Road Stadium, Carlton Cricket Club, or Meadowbank Stadium.

A few of the most popular sights in the area include Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse, and Arthur's Seat. You can also check out Surgeon's Hall, National Museum of Scotland, and Fruitmarket Gallery.

Getting around Old Town

To venture out of town, take a train from Edinburgh Waverley Station.

The closest major airport is Edinburgh (EDI), located 6.9 miles (11.1 km) from Old Town.

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