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Radisson Blu Edinburgh

Radisson Blu Edinburgh

80 High Street The Royal Mile, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 hours ago
33 others viewing this property now
4.4 out of 5 (1,716 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Museum of Childhood, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Real Mary King's Close. Greyfriars Kirk and Palace ...

£99

£99
The Scotsman Hotel

The Scotsman Hotel

20 North Bridge, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 10 hours ago
51 others viewing this property now
4.4 out of 5 (1,293 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this boutique hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Museum of Childhood, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre. Greyfriars ...

£104

£104
Hotel du Vin & Bistro Edinburgh

Hotel du Vin & Bistro Edinburgh

11 Bristo Place, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 hour ago
19 others viewing this property now
4.5 out of 5 (560 reviews)

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

£103

£103
Old Town Chambers

Old Town Chambers

Roxburgh's Court, Edinburgh
5.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 5 hours ago
16 others viewing this property now
4.8 out of 5 (752 reviews)

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

£94

£94
G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh

G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh

1 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
5.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 16 hours ago
17 others viewing this property now
4.6 out of 5 (910 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this luxury hotel is steps away from Writers' Museum, St. Giles' Cathedral and Gladstone's Land. Greyfriars Kirk and Princes Street Gardens ...

£127

£127
Canongate Luxury Apartment

Canongate Luxury Apartment

265/6 Canongate, Edinburgh
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Old Town, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of Museum of Childhood, Palace of Holyroodhouse and St. Giles' Cathedral. Our Dynamic Earth and ...

£73

£73
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 hour ago
7 others viewing this property now
4.4 out of 5 (1,641 reviews)

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

£58

£58
Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 day ago
2 others viewing this property now
4.3 out of 5 (1,117 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Our Dynamic Earth, Arthur's Seat, and Palace of Holyroodhouse. St. Giles' Cathedral and Scottish ...

£80

£80
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 3 hours ago
2 others viewing this property now
4.4 out of 5 (1,942 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps away from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Scotch Whisky Experience. Greyfriars Kirk and St. Giles' Cathedral ...

£71

£71
Jurys Inn Edinburgh

Jurys Inn Edinburgh

43 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 5 hours ago
4 others viewing this property now
3.9 out of 5 (2,298 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Museum of Childhood, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Real Mary ...

£70

£70

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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.