Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Old Town Edinburgh that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $100 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in Old Town Edinburgh. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

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

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)
Natural features

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)
How to get there

How to get to and around Old Town

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Edinburgh Waverley Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Old Town Edinburgh?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 691 vacation rentals around Old Town Edinburgh. From 655 condo and apartment rentals to 33 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.