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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.
You’ll find several accommodation choices in this walkable neighbourhood, and you may want to consider one of these top places to stay:
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:
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.
If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Edinburgh Waverley Station.