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Castle Rock Hostel
2 out of 5
15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is $82 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
4.5/5Wonderful! (292 reviews)

"This hostel was great all around!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Castle Rock Hostel
Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+ hostel)
2.5 out of 5
2 West Port, Edinburgh, Scotland
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4.3/5Excellent! (82 reviews)

"The room was quiet as I stayed in an all girl's room but it was very cold. I also don't know how often they change the sheets and blankets. they should have male and female separate toilets."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+ hostel)
Safestay Edinburgh Royal Mile
2 out of 5
50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
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3.8/5Good! (757 reviews)

"First time, staying in a hostel. Pleasently surprised. Good central location jusy off the royal mile. Very reasonably priced. Good sized rooms with comfy beds and ensuite shower and toilet facilities. Good bar and food down stairs. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Safestay Edinburgh Royal Mile
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DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre
4 out of 5
34 Bread Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
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The price is $96 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
4.3/5Excellent! (997 reviews)

"All staff friendly and service good."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre
ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square
3 out of 5
6 Hunter Square, Edinburgh, Scotland
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The price is $46 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
4.3/5Excellent! (994 reviews)

"Excellent location, very clean and comfortable room, quiet."…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square
Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre
4 out of 5
80 High Street The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland
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The price is $122 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
4.6/5Wonderful! (999 reviews)

"Having spent 2 nights here to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary we could not have asked for a better hotel. From the moment we arrived the staff were lovely and even offered us an upgrade due to our celebration which I thought was so nice. Bar staff in the evening were so helpful. Would definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre
Hotel du Vin & Bistro Edinburgh
4 out of 5
11 Bristo Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
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4.6/5Wonderful! (986 reviews)

"Beautifully restored. Suite was amazing. Place was spotless and felt totally Covid safe. There are great restaurants nearby serving takeaway if you are travelling while the restrictions are still in place."…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Hotel du Vin & Bistro Edinburgh
Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh
5 out of 5
1 Festival Square, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is $186 per night from Feb 15 to Feb 16
4.6/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)

"Despite the Covid restrictions, hotel and staff did their best to make this an enjoyable experience."…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
4 out of 5
23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
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4.5/5Wonderful! (1,051 reviews)
Good, generally pleasent stay

"Hotel is in a good location for visiting all the different sites. Generally friendly staff, hotel is clean and nice facilities. Only negative i experienced was with housekeeping. Had someone knock on the door the first morning asking if i needed anything. I later on asked for soap with the response ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
Radisson Collection Hotel, Royal Mile Edinburgh
5 out of 5
1 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
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The price is $163 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
4.5/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)

"Everything was perfect. Reception Staff were friendly and very helpful even when I collected my car from the sister hotel Radisson Blu car park. The room and location were excellent. Breakfast and the lady in the breakfast room were lovely. I would definitely recommend and stay again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

Radisson Collection Hotel, Royal Mile Edinburgh
Linton Collection - Blackfriars Lofts
4.5 out of 5
17 BLACKFRIARS STREET, Edinburgh, Scotland
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4.8/5Exceptional! (133 reviews)
Lovely Edinburgh break in beautiful apartment

"Fantastic family break in Edinburgh at this beautiful apartment. Very comfortable, immaculately kept and really reassuring to see the focus on cleanliness in both the apartment and communal areas, during these COVID-times. Highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2020

Linton Collection - Blackfriars Lofts
Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile
3.5 out of 5
231 Canongate, Edinburgh, Scotland
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The price is $70 per night from Feb 8 to Feb 9
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,065 reviews)

"I really like staying here. Great value, centrally located and though not a dog owner, I like the fact that it is dog friendly!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
4 out of 5
19 North Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
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The price is $93 per night from Feb 11 to Feb 12
4.3/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"Good location and friendly staff. Bed was comfy too."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
4 out of 5
61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
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4.5/5Wonderful! (1,264 reviews)

"Excellent Hotel in a great Location and friendly staff willing to go the extra mile."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

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The Scotsman Hotel
4 out of 5
20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is $130 per night from Feb 17 to Feb 18
4.5/5Wonderful! (990 reviews)

"Enjoyed everything from the check in to the beautiful room with the added complimentary malt whisky, Breakfast was of a high standard ,service was excellent,definitely my favourite hotel and can’t wait to return."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

The Scotsman Hotel
Fraser Suites Edinburgh
4 out of 5
Fraser Suites Edinburgh, 12 - 26 St Giles Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
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4.4/5Excellent! (2,159 reviews)

"Lovely hotel, enjoyed stay, excellent for overseas visitor's, close to all the historical buildings of Edinburgh,"…"

Reviewed on Dec 25, 2020

Fraser Suites Edinburgh
Jurys Inn Edinburgh
3 out of 5
43 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is $44 per night from Feb 14 to Feb 15
3.8/5Good! (1,253 reviews)

"Excellent location, very nice staff, The only downside - the noise from the street and train station can very clearly be heard in the room"…"

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2020

Jurys Inn Edinburgh
Leonardo Edinburgh City
3 out of 5
79 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is $48 per night from Feb 14 to Feb 15
4.5/5Wonderful! (989 reviews)

"Good location, staff are friendly, room are really nice. Couldn't find anything to complain about."…"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2020

Leonardo Edinburgh City
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
4 out of 5
31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
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4.5/5Wonderful! (1,267 reviews)

"Swimming pool was lovely, nice, big room albeit at the back of the hotel."…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

Apex Grassmarket Hotel
CoDE Pod  – The CoURT - Edinburgh
2 out of 5
1 a Parliament Square, Edinburgh, Scotland
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4.4/5Wonderful! (91 reviews)
Grande Hotel!

"Fui muito bem atendido por todos, superou todas minhas expectativas.."…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2020

CoDE Pod – The CoURT - Edinburgh
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Visit Old Town

Old Town is a historic neighborhood known for its top museums and major shopping area. Experience the best of Old Town with a visit to Royal Mile, Grassmarket, and Edinburgh Castle. You'll find 305 hotels and other accommodations in Old Town to choose from, making this an ideal home base for exploring the greater Edinburgh area.

Places to Stay in Old Town

Our guests say these as some of their favorite places to stay in Old Town:

  • Castle Rock Hostel: 2-star hostel with free WiFi, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk, steps from Royal Mile. Our guests enjoy the hostel's comfortable rooms and walkable location.
  • Hotel du Vin & Bistro Edinburgh: 4-star hotel with a restaurant, bar, and free WiFi, steps from National Museum of Scotland. Expedia travelers like this hotel's comfortable beds and central location.
  • Radisson Collection Hotel, Royal Mile Edinburgh: 5-star hotel with a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and bar, steps from Royal Mile. Our guests rate this hotel highly for its comfortable rooms and walkable location.

Things to Do Around This Edinburgh Neighborhood

While you're in Old Town, a shopping trip to Royal Mile, Grassmarket, or Princes Street, might be the perfect place to find that souvenir you've been looking for. Edinburgh Castle and Festival Theatre are some other stops to visit in the neighborhood.

Don't miss favorite places to visit in the surrounding Old Town area, such as Real Mary King's Close, National Museum of Scotland, and St. Giles' Cathedral. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and George Street are also worth a visit when you're out sightseeing in Edinburgh.

Getting Around Old Town and the Greater Edinburgh Area

If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Edinburgh Waverley Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Old Town like?
Old Town is a historic neighborhood known for its top museums and major shopping area. Experience the best of Old Town with a visit to Royal Mile, Grassmarket, and Edinburgh Castle.
What's a favorite hotel to stay in Old Town?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Leonardo Edinburgh City is the highest ranked property in Old Town. This 3-star hotel offers free WiFi and a bar. It is located a short 7-minute walk from Grassmarket. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile and Hotel du Vin & Bistro Edinburgh.
How many hotels can I expect to find in the Old Town area?
Expedia has 557 hotels and other accommodations in Old Town to choose from, making this an ideal home base for exploring the greater Edinburgh area.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Old Town, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals in Old Town.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Old Town?
To find more details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Old Town, head over to our customer service page.
What are the top things to see and do in Old Town?
Planning to do some shopping while in Old Town? Consider Royal Mile, Grassmarket, and Princes Street. You could also plan a visit to Edinburgh Castle or Real Mary King’s Close while you’re in the neighborhood. Favorite places to visit in the surrounding area include St. Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh Dungeon, and National Museum of Scotland. While you’re out sightseeing, George Street and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are a couple of additional sights to visit in Edinburgh.
How can I get around Old Town and the greater Edinburgh area?
If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Edinburgh Waverley Station.

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