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Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AU

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4.3 out of 5 (1,007 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Our Dynamic Earth, Arthur's Seat, and Palace of …

£101
The Scotsman Hotel

The Scotsman Hotel

20 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1TR

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4.4 out of 5 (1,143 reviews)

On North Bridge, and one block from both Princes Street and the Royal Mile, this hotel is a half-mile from Edinburgh Castle …

£179
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BL

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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 …

£87
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 (424 reviews)

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

£175
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 (848 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 …

£172
Old Town Chambers

Old Town Chambers

Roxburgh's Court, Edinburgh EH1 1LW

5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (658 reviews)

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

£187
ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile

ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile

77 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1HN

3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (1,488 reviews)

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

£100
The Inn Place

The Inn Place

20-30 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NY

3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (461 reviews)

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

£97
Holyrood Aparthotel

Holyrood Aparthotel

1 Nether Bakehouse Holyrood, Edinburgh EH8 8PE

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (1,105 reviews)

These modern serviced apartments are set adjacent to Edinburgh's Royal Mile, within 500 meters of Holyrood Palace, the Our …

£112
Grassmarket hotel

Grassmarket hotel

94-96 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JR

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (876 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps from The Hub, Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and Scotch Whisky Experience. …

£113

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Pocket Guide: Edinburgh 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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