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DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre
4 out of 5
34 Bread Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £102 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"Very helpful staff, close to everything. We could walk to the Old Town in just a few minutes"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre
Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile
3.5 out of 5
231 Canongate, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £57 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,011 reviews)

"The location and rooms.very refined and upmarket great facilities."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile
Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh
5 out of 5
1 Festival Square, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £161 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (996 reviews)

"Nice classic suite, club lounge and spa great. Walking distance to a lot of places."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh
Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre
4 out of 5
80 High Street The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £116 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (999 reviews)

"A great place to stay and explore the city. Walkable distance to many attractions and restaurants. Wonderful services from staff. Warmly greet and inform us the steps changed due to COVID-19. The hotel has solid quality and procedure for social distancing and sanitation."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jul 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
4 out of 5
31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £89 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,327 reviews)

"I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the Apex Grassmarket. Perfect location, very spacious room, delicious breakfast and very friendly staff. Would definitely book this hotel again."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2020

Apex Grassmarket Hotel
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
4 out of 5
19 North Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £71 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (995 reviews)

"Staff excellent and so happy to be back at work customer experience was great"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
Grassmarket hotel
3 out of 5
94-96 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is £59 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (997 reviews)

"The property was very well located and the interior decor was quirky and cute (cartoon themed) I stayed in a cozy double which meant it was tucked into a nook which was perfect for me but those with longer legs that stretch over a normal bed might want to opt for one of the more standard room options. ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Apr 2020

Grassmarket hotel
Stay Central
3 out of 5
139 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is £59 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (800 reviews)
Friendly and bustling

"Comfortable and clean . Hard to find location and somewhat noisy at night, but then again it is central and attached to a pub."…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2019

Stay Central
Fraser Suites Edinburgh
4 out of 5
Fraser Suites Edinburgh, 12 - 26 St Giles Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is £96 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (2,141 reviews)

"This was our second stay at this hotel. Our room was a great suite that had plenty of room. The hotel is in a great location near the upper part of “the Royal Mile.” We look forward to staying there again in the future."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Fraser Suites Edinburgh
The Scotsman Hotel
4 out of 5
20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is £133 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)
Perfect stay

"Just totally enjoyed the stay hotel was perfect I will be back"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

The Scotsman Hotel
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Visiting Old Town

Old Town is an historic neighbourhood known for its top museums and major shopping area. Here you'll find plenty to visit, including St. Giles' Cathedral, Greyfriars Kirk and Princes Street Gardens. Old Town has hotels to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great base for exploring the sights in and around Edinburgh.

Staying in Old Town

You’ll find several accommodation choices in this walkable neighbourhood, and you may want to consider one of these top places to stay:

  • Blackfriars Lofts: 4.5-star apartment with free WiFi and laundry facilities, steps from Real Mary King's Close.
  • Old Town Chambers: 5-star apartment with a 24-hour fitness centre, free WiFi and a terrace, steps from St. Giles' Cathedral. Expedia travellers like this apartment's comfortable rooms and walkable location.
  • Destiny Scotland - George IV Apartments: 4-star apartment, featuring free WiFi, steps from Greyfriars Kirk. Our guests rate this apartment highly for its walkable location and breakfast.

Old Town may not have hotels or other lodging options to fit your needs, but there are other places to consider in Edinburgh. New Town is a neighbourhood known for its interesting historical sites, lively festivals and top museums. This neighbourhood has 325 hotels and other accommodation options for you to choose from, including these favourites:

  • The Edinburgh Residence: 4-star aparthotel with free valet parking, a bar/lounge and free WiFi, 15-minute walk from Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Our guests enjoy the aparthotel's spacious rooms and walkable location.
  • Destiny Scotland Chisholm Hunter Suites: 4-star apartment, featuring free WiFi, steps from Princes Street Gardens. Expedia travellers like this apartment's comfortable beds and walkable location.
  • The Chester Residence: 5-star aparthotel with a bar/lounge, free WiFi and car service, 15-minute walk from Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Our guests rate this aparthotel highly for its spacious rooms and walkable location.

Sightseeing Around Edinburgh

Old Town's sights and attractions like Talbot Rice Gallery, Festival Theatre and Brass Rubbing Centre offer insight into the local culture. St. Giles' Cathedral and Greyfriars Kirk are some other sights worth a stop when you're in the neighbourhood.

If you want to explore some other parts of town while you’re here, consider a visit to the nearby neighbourhood of New Town to visit Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, Scott Monument and Calton Hill. Usher Hall, Hanover Fine Arts Gallery and Assembly Rooms are a few other places worth a visit while you're in Edinburgh.

Getting Around Old Town and the Greater Edinburgh Area

If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Edinburgh Waverley Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Old Town like?
Old Town is an historic neighbourhood known for its top museums and major shopping area. Experience the best of Old Town with a visit to Royal Mile, Grassmarket and Edinburgh Castle.
What's the best accommodation in Old Town?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Market Street Hotel is the highest ranked property in Old Town. This 4-star hotel offers free WiFi and a bar. It’s located steps from Edinburgh Dungeon. Other top choices in the neighbourhood include Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile and Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Old Town, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals in Old Town.
What are the top things to see and do in Old Town?
Planning to do some shopping while in Old Town? Consider Royal Mile, Grassmarket and Princes Street. You could also plan a visit to Edinburgh Castle or Real Mary King’s Close while you’re in the neighbourhood. Favourite places to visit in the surrounding area include St. Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh Dungeon and National Museum of Scotland. While you’re out sightseeing, George Street and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are a couple of additional sights to visit in Edinburgh.
How can I get around Old Town and the greater Edinburgh area?
If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Edinburgh Waverley Station.

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