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Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Merchiston

Enjoy the theater scene and other features of Merchiston. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the bars, gardens and restaurants. Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh International Conference Centre are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Merchiston

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Merchiston a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Braid Hills Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Mortonhall Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Merchiston

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Merchiston is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princes Street Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Calton Hill (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Holyrood Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • The Meadows (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Merchiston

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 5.6 mi (9 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Merchiston, Edinburgh?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 324 vacation rentals around Merchiston. From 301 condo and apartment rentals to 300 studio vacation rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Merchiston?

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 Merchiston:

  • New Town: 1,088 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 1,027 vacation rentals
  • West End: 797 vacation rentals
  • Newington: 611 vacation rentals
  • Stockbridge: 419 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 Merchiston?

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

  • FountainPark: 2,103 vacation rentals
  • Dean Village: 2,108 vacation rentals
  • Aberdour Castle: 2,187 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,100 vacation rentals
  • Princes Street Gardens: 2,107 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Merchiston 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 Merchiston?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 301 Condos/Apartments in Merchiston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Merchiston include:

  • Studios: 300 rentals available
  • Houses: 19 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Merchiston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Merchiston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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