Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland. A great, young, vibrant and lively city having many attractions and points of interests. A great history, wonderful buildings and architectures, many museums and other cultural spaces…well, there are many things to do over there. While enjoying the city’s delights, it’s also a good idea to find a comfy place to stay enabling you to take your time to enjoy the place. In this article, we’ll focus on Airbnb accommodations based right in the middle of the city for you to make the most out of your stay and to enjoy the most of the city.
Read on to find out about the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Edinburgh Old Town, Scotland.
This bright, modern and spacious penthouse flat in Edinburgh is a great opportunity to be both close to the vibrant Grassmarket area, the Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Mile & Central Edinburgh, all while enjoying a high-standing accommodation. Here on the 3rd floor, from the living room and bedroom, you will fall in love with the view of the Edinburgh’s Castle, the most iconic sight of the city. Furthermore, up to 6 guests will appreciate the completely refurbished apartment providing everything needed for a great and comfortable stay (including TV, big living room, king size bedrooms, kitchen, and bathroom).
The Castle View Penthouse, GrassmarketEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewswonderful view and very comfortable apartmentthe apartment was lovely and the view is exactly as shown in the photoslovely view of edinburgh castle from the roomwe loved the views and the bathroom was great for the size of our groupthe living room and one of the bed rooms had a great view of edinburgh castlevery clean and tidyclean well appointed and spaciousvery clean apartment through out easy to find and also very clean and tidy insidethe apartment is clean and comfortablewhat a gorgeous clean and comfortable flat
Host:nice host very accessibletaiba is a superb hosttaiba and mat are the perfect hoststaiba was very helpful and a wonderful hostgreat place hosted by great peopleRead more reviewsgreat location walk to everythingvery cute apartment in an amazing locationthe location is great - just a short walk to everythingwalking distance to local attractionsgreat location very friendly communicator
Based in a historic old romantic building in central Edinburgh, this awesome apartment is a perfect place. 5th floor, 2 double bedrooms, modern kitchen and a lovely large living room featuring a breathtaking view of Edinburgh Castle, this flat is a top-one not to be missed for those looking for close and easy access to all of the city’s attractions and sites of interests. Here, guests will enjoy the fully-furnished accommodation that will provide them all of the commodities (large bedrooms, TV, kitchen, bathroom, and living area) while having the possibility to discover the rich and vibrant history of the old town following your lovely host’s advice.
Best View in Town - Castle View ApartmentEdinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable beds and all the furniture and amenities you'll needthe apartment had a really scenic view with really nice cafes and restaurants just across the streetthe apartment was bright and light with an amazing (amazing ) viewits a small but well furnished 2 bedroom apartment that was perfect for our family of 4plus a small kind detail like having breakfast already available for youclean interior and modern designthe apartment is very functional and was clean and tidythe apartment is spacious and very cleanvery clean and unbelievable locationit was clean and bed were really great we would stay here again but would bring ear plugs
Host:great host who was very helpfulgreat host fantastic spotbeautiful streets arround and the host is really reactivejordan was very quick to depend to and questions and very helpfulexcellent location great communication and hospitality from the hostRead more reviewsthe location is perfectgreat location and great placegreat location and just a mile radius from all major tourist attractionsexcellent location for fringe fansthe location was central and close to many pubs and major attractions
Right in the middle of the Edinburgh Old Town, beneath the castle, this cozy and bright apartment is right near the main tourist and festival attractions (the castle, the Royal Mile, National Museum, National Gallery, Princes Street and much more). Moreover, you’ll enjoy having a breathtaking view of the Castle from the bedroom and kitchen, but, even being close to everything, you’ll still appreciate the quietness of the flat. Well, this is a great place to stay for 2 or 4 travelers, providing them with all the useful and necessary commodities at a reasonable price.
Central apartment with castle viewEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsloved having coffee and a bunch of breakfast itemsthe apartment is beautifully furnished and has all amenitiescharlotte’s place is very cozy and has an amazing view of the castlethe castle view apartment was one of the best airbnb’s we have stayed atthe view from the apartment was spectacular and the flat was very cleanvery clean and tidy with thoughtful touchesthe space was clean and well keptthe apartment is clean and very well appointedvery clean warm and welcoming homecharlotte's place was clean and exactly as expected
Host:she was so thoughtful and kindthank you for being and amazing hostcharlotte is a marvelous hosthelpful and friendly hostcharlotte was an amazing hostRead more reviewsher place is centrally located and easy walking distance to everythingthe location was perfect and easy walking distance to all the major attractionsthe location is superb and is within easy walking distance of many attractionsthe location of this apartment is awesomecosy flat in a perfect central location
About 1 minute away from all the most iconic sites of the city, this location is a beautiful cozy apartment fitting groups, couples, solos, business travelers, and families. Featuring all the necessary amenities such as bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom, and living room, the chic flat is a mix of antique charm and modern comfort where you’ll feel at home while staying in Edinburgh.
Amazing Apartment In Central Location >>BOOK NOW>>Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe pull out sofa and all beds were extremely comfortablethis is a beautiful apartment to rent in old townspace is comfortable with two bedrooms one full bath and one restroom with just a sink and showerfurniture apart from lovely chair in living room was old pine and just about functioning4 people sharing one toilet was a small challengetowels were clean and fluffyvery clean and tidyappartment clean and access easysuper clean and comfortablevery clean and well equipped
Host:friendly and responsive owneralexandra was a fantastic hostwe had a great time and she was very responsive with my requests and questionshost is very responsive and thoughtful as she provided us with a few basic necessities such as foodshe was also very responsive when we had any queriesRead more reviewsvery comfortable and close to everythingwonderful location near the university in old citygreat location near the university and in the middle of old townfabulous location easy check inperfect location and spacious apartment
Immediately next to the iconic Edinburgh Castle that you can see from the window, this apartment is also nearby (as you can see from the window view) a vast range of traditional pubs, restaurants, coffee bars and boutique shops. Here, you’ll enjoy staying in a comfortable place that allows you to discover the rest of the city; the main shopping areas, museums, sites and attractions.
Castle Apartment I, GrassmarketEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsalso the wifi was super spotty and did not work half the timeperfect little apartment with spectacular views of the castlethe apartment is beautiful presented and affords stunning views of the castleamazing location and that view spacious apartment with all ameneties recommendedgreat stylish apartment in a fantastic area with excellent views would recommendvery clean and the bed was really comfortablemodern clean and comfortableflat was sparkling clean and very stylish and comfortablethe accommodation was beautiful and spotlessly cleanthe apartment was spotless clean and had lots of extras to get you started i
Host:amanda great host definitely worth a visitthe area has everything from friendly bars and great restaurantssuper helpful host made the process very easyfair communication with hosti appreciate the host reaching out shortly after our checkinRead more reviewsexcellent location for exploring edinburghlocation is perfectthe location is excellentgorgeous apartment situated in the perfect location in edinburghideal location and a lovely flat
This luxurious flat is located straight in the center of Edinburgh Old Town, close to the many sights of the place. The Fringe festival venues, the iconic Edinburgh Castle, and the vibrant New Town are nearby, so this is a perfect place to start your Edinburg exploration for couples, by yourself or with a family.
Luxury Flat in the heart of Edinburgh Old TownEdinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsgreat apartment with all amenities includeda beautiful apartment with great view into an old courtyard right in the heart of edinburghmelanie had some lovely personal touches like coffee and breakfast snacks for usnestled in a quiet courtyard accessible through charming alleyways one finds the historic apartment housewifi is available and there was helpful information on the area placed for us to findit was spotlessly clean and well equippedthe place is very clean and accurately describedthe apartment was clean and tidythe flat was very clean and the beds were comfythe flat was nice and clean
Host:host was very responsivemelanie was very quick with responding to our questions - great hosthost was great to work withmelanie is an awesome host as wellmelanie's response to my correspondence was almost immediate and super helpfulRead more reviewscute place in a perfect locationthe location of 2 lady stair's close is rather amazingvery comfortable and conveniently located flat in old town within walking distance to the train stationbest location imaginable in the heart of edinburghperfect location to explore the city from
Located in a quiet courtyard in the historic Old Town of Edinburgh, this well-equipped flat is close to all the city’s major sights and attractions. Here, you’ll enjoy a spacious modern area where the kitchen, bathroom, bedrooms and all the flat’s equipment will make you feel at home; it’s quiet and comfortable while being at a walkable distance from the city’s conveniences and things to do. It’s a top place to book for a high-standing stay in the Scottish city.
Modern Bright Royal Mile Apartment + Free ParkingEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewscaroline is a thoughtful host as there are numerous supplies for tea and coffee breakfast etcapartment is very clean with strong wifi and amenitieseverything with the space was clean and organized and the wifi and shower worked wellbeing able to watch netflix on the tv was much appreciated after a long day of sightseeingthe bathroom shower/ bath was excellentvery clean bright and comfortableclean and in good conditionthe apartment was clean and nicely decoratedreally clean and tidy and quiet little streetgreat little place very clean and tidy
Host:the hosts response was excellentfriendly host and good hospitalityhost is helpful and informativeshe was very helpful and responded quicklywe enjoyed our stay and highly recommend this hostRead more reviewsa compact place in a great central locationmany city attractions are within walking distancereally good location and lovely housecomfy apt in excellent central edinburgh locationthis location is ideal for exploring the medieval mile
Situated in a cobbled lane that used to be part of the King’s stables, you are right below the Castle in Edinburgh. The unit which sleeps three people is next to the Grassmarket in the heart of the historic downtown. Soak up the history which surrounds you as you walk the streets. There’s free street parking close by and a parking area two minutes walk away. The apartment is accessed through a secure entry, and it’s all yours while you stay. The space comes with free TV and WiFi for your entertainment. Your kitchen is fully equipped. Enjoy the bathroom shower or Jacuzzi. It’s a comfortable living space within walking distance of all the sites.
Beautiful apartment in historic centreEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsappreciated supplies available including breakfast fixingscomfortable bed with extra quilts available (it was a very cold december night)would visit againthe place is very comfortable and comes with generous breakfast food selectiongood to have access to a large smart screen tvnice selection of breakfast items were included in the pricevery clean and nice insidevery clean very well maintainflat was clean and fresheasy to find clean and cheapthe apartment was clean and stylish
Host:martin is a fantastic hostmartin was a wonderful hostmartin is a great hostmartin is a great hostmartin is a great hostRead more reviewsgreat central location to explore edinburghexcellent location and comfortable apartmentamazing location and beautiful spotgreat location right in the old town and within walking distance of nearly everythingperfect location for exploring the city
A Superhost looks after this apartment which is in a listed building. Built in 1850, the modern interior is comfortable and spacious. It’s nicely situated to walk to all the old sites. The unit is just a five-minute walk to the Grassmarket. While the area is bustling and exciting, the accommodation is quiet. A double bed and a sofa bed sleeps up to four people. The apartment comes with high-speed Wifi and multiple TV channels for your entertainment. Guests access the building with their own keys. They have access to a washer and dryer, and kitchen space. However, breakfast is included in the rental. Your host will meet and greet you, and if needed, is a phone call away.
Superb apartment in historic centreEdinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewscomfortable flat with all necessary amenitiesthe view from the apartment on the 19th century buildings is just perfectthere is also a nice sofa and a quite a big smart tvthe bathroom with its heated floor and the bed were especially greatthe flat is spacious modern was sparkling clean and the furniture was comfortableclean and modern spacesuper clean and stylish spacethe flat was clean and came as describedclean and tidy and some very thoughtful touchesmartin's place was exceptionally clean and well stocked
Host:martin was a fantastic hostlovely flat and hostmartin was a great hostmarin is a great hostmartin is an excellent host in every means and beyondRead more reviewsperfect location in edinburghgreat location in the heart of old townlarge flat located on a nice side streetthe location could not be more central to all of the city's attractionsgreat apartment in superb central location
Enjoy a peaceful stay at this pretty apartment that comes with antique and modern furnishings throughout. Sleep like a baby on a super comfortable bed that is perfect for up to two people. Relish the warm sunshine whenever you want thanks to the large skylight. The open-plan living area makes an excellent spot to sit back and unwind in the morning or in the afternoon when you need to refuel. You can also cook your most delicious meal in the kitchen.
Beautiful Apartment in Historic Old Town BuildingEdinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsbed is comfortable & window opens for fresh airwalking distance to everything we went to and had a stunning view from the living roomthe bed was super comfythe bedroom is small but snug and the bed is super comfyeverything was clean and cozyit was smart clean and comfortableapartment itself is clean cozy and super stylishthe place is clean warm and very well equippedvery clean exceptionally well-decorated and charming apartment with everything one could need
Host:amazing place and even better hostthis place is incredibly beautiful and the host was greatspectacular apartment; very gracious extremely responsive hostcalim is an excellent host: lots of thoughtful and unexpected hospitality touchescalim is a great hostRead more reviewscentral location near good cafés and restaurantsgreat apartment in a great locationthis is a lovely apartment located close to a city centerthe location is perfect for exploring edinburghexcellent location and lovely flat
Based in a quiet courtyard in Edinburgh’s historic Old Town, this cozy apartment is close to the Grassmarket, the Royal Mile, the National Museum, National Gallery and all the main attractions but also features and an incredible view of the Edinburgh Castle. Perfect for a traveling couple, the flat offers a beautiful bedroom, a freshly painted living area, and also an all-furnished bathroom and kitchen for an enjoyable and comfortable stay in the heart of the city.
The Wee Highland Coo next to Edinburgh Castle
This flat is a great value for money for groups or solo-travelers wanting to discover the city, being close to everything. Situated nearby the Grassmarket in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, staying at this bright flat (literally touching the Old Edinburgh Castle) will allow you to discover and gaze at the beautiful architecture and historic buildings of the city’s center. Moreover, you’ll get plenty of opportunities to get around the several shops, restaurants, entertainment, transport services and other interesting and useful places of the city.
Be neighbors with Edinburgh Castle
If you’re looking for a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the Edinburgh Castle staying in a top-flat at a reasonable price, here it is. Located immediately next to the famous Castle, straight in the heart of the old town, this accommodation is a great starting point to your city discovery. At a little walk away from all the main tourist and festival attractions such as the Royal Mile, National Museum, National Gallery, Princes Street etc, the flat is suitable for both families, solo-travelers and professionals alike.
Enjoy the heart of Edinburgh comfortably
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