Where to stay around Old Town, Edinburgh?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 1,663 vacation rentals near Old Town. From 1,180 Condos/Apartments to 1,179 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Old Town for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Old Town?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Old Town:

  • Slateford: 237 vacation rentals
  • Bruntsfield: 2,505 vacation rentals
  • Haymarket: 1,935 vacation rentals
  • New Town: 1,759 vacation rentals
  • Carrick Knowe: 21 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Old Town?

VRBO offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Old Town. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Edinburgh Castle: 3,473 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station: 3,517 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station): 3,517 vacation rentals
  • John Knox House: 3,546 vacation rentals
  • HMV Picture House: 3,487 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Old Town listed on VRBO where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Old Town?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 1,180 Condos/Apartments in Old Town. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Old Town include:

  • Studios: 1,179 rentals available
  • Hotels: 367 rentals available
  • Houses: 50 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Old Town?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 133 vacation rentals with pool available in Old Town. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Head to the historic city of Old Town

    Come and experience Old Town and its history, museums and monuments. This welcoming and walkable city is known for its local tours, shopping and restaurants. For a bit of culture, visit Edinburgh Castle, Festival Theatre or National Museum of Scotland. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

    Activities and attractions in and around Old Town

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Old Town has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Our Dynamic Earth (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Royal Commonwealth Pool (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Edinburgh Zoo (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Muirfield Golf Course (15.5 mi / 25 km)
    • Omni Centre Edinburgh (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Braid Hills Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Old Town

    Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Old Town. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Princes Street Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Arthur's Seat (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Calton Hill (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • Holyrood Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
    • Royal Botanic Garden (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • The Meadows (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)