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Hotel du Vin & Bistro Edinburgh
Hotel du Vin & Bistro Edinburgh

11 Bristo Place, Edinburgh EH1 1EZ

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4.5 out of 5 (375 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this romantic hotel is steps from Greyfriar's Bobby, Greyfriars Kirk, and National Museum of Scotland. …

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Old Town Chambers
Old Town Chambers

Roxburgh's Court, Edinburgh EH1 1LW

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4.8 out of 5 (602 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this luxury apartment is steps from City Chambers, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Real Mary King's Close. …

£179
Ten Hill Place, BW Premier Collection
Ten Hill Place, BW Premier Collection

10 Hill Place, Edinburgh EH8 9DS

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4.3 out of 5 (853 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Festival Theatre, University of Edinburgh, and …

£95
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
Apex Grassmarket Hotel

31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HS

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4.2 out of 5 (2,408 reviews)

Set on the cobbled Grassmarket, this contemporary hotel is overlooked by Edinburgh Castle, and is within 500 metres of The …

£86
Jurys Inn Edinburgh
Jurys Inn Edinburgh

43 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DH

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3.9 out of 5 (2,096 reviews)

Modern hotel in the heart of historic Edinburgh next to Waverley Station, one mile from the famous castle, and 400 metres fro …

£84
G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh
G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh

1 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1AD

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4.6 out of 5 (783 reviews)

The modern G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh offers a prime location just off Edinburgh's Royal Mile and about a 5-minute walk …

£188
Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile
Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile

231 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BJ

3.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (52 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of John Knox House, Palace of Holyroodhouse, and St. Giles' …

£92
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BL

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,428 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps from Edinburgh Dungeon, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Real Mary King's Close. National …

£84
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HJ

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4.4 out of 5 (1,770 reviews)

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

£89
The Inn Place
The Inn Place

20-30 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NY

3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (424 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps from City Chambers, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Real Mary King's Close. Princes Street …

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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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