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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Edinburgh's City Center, Scotland - Updated 2020

Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Edinburgh's City Center, Scotland - Updated 2020

Edinburgh is one of Scotland’s most popular destinations. The hilly capital city is both modern and medieval. It is easy to get around on foot and there are many fantastic day trips from the city. The neoclassical buildings, gardens, and many festivals can be enjoyed all year long. If you are planning a trip to Edinburgh and looking for a place to stay in the city center, take a look at these ten Airbnb rentals.

1. Central Edinburgh bright 2 bed (from USD 71)

This central Edinburgh room is beautifully decorated and comfortable. The rooms are bright, with large windows and high ceilings. The kitchen is well supplied with up to date cooking utensils and all the necessities for cooking at home. This makes it nice and easy to cook for a relaxing evening at home or a quick breakfast in the morning. There is a lounge available with a sofa and coffee tables, a perfect place to rest after a busy day of sightseeing. There is a television there as well as internet and a DVD player. Both bedrooms have a standard double bed and plenty of storage for all suitcases. It is within an easy walking distance to many bars, restaurants, and shops. Many main sights are also close by, such as Calton Hill and Royal Terrace Gardens. The hosts are more than willing to help with any travel plans or any advice about the area.

Central Edinburgh Bright 2 Bed
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
231 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
Apartment is cozy and airy
(our group size was 3)
Great space and nicely furnished apartment
a real cosy base to feel right at home in Fab interiors
The kitchen is particulatly well-stocked
Good place clean and enjoyable to stay it
Really lovely clean and cosy place
The apartment was very spacious and Jennifer left tips and activities
Comfortable and clean flat very good location
It was very clean comfortable and stylish
Jennifer was a great host and her place is beautiful
Jenny was a very good host replying to my messages quickly
Jenny was also super quick to respond to texts which made everything easier
Jenny was prompt and helpful with her communication Would definitely stay again
They also gave great local tips
Good location for walking into Edinburgh in a quiet neighbourhood; perfect for families
Great location walking distance to everywhere
Location perfect a short walk to the city centre but also bus and tram
There is a bus stop near by
a few minutes walk away from the city centre
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2. Lovely central double room (from USD 52)

This flat is ideally located in Edinburgh, within walking distance of main attractions in the city. There are plenty of cafes and shops right in the area. Public transportation is also easily accessible from here. There are two cats who live in the flat, so be aware of this before booking. The space is comfortable and cozy, in an apartment that is on the second floor of a building with no lift. The kitchen and bathroom are shared with the host, and the building has a nice communal garden.

Central double room with two resident house cats
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
135 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
The flat is up two flights of wide navigable stairs
nothing is too much trouble
The flat is very stylish and the room (which looks just like it does in the pictures) is a dream
a great view point over the city
The room was cosy and extremely tidy
The apartment was centrally located and very clean
The place was very beautiful and clean
Judith's place is impeccably clean and bright
The design is great and the rooms was very clean
The place was beautiful and clean Loved the cats
she and her lovely cats were so warm and welcoming to us
she was incredibly helpful and always quick to respond to any emails
she welcomed us on arrival along with her two friendly cats
so that was also very helpful
the cats were so cute
a bus stop a block away from the door
it's in a great location within easy walking distance to both the city centre and bars/cafes of Leith
just a short walk to the shops and sites
many buses connect to city centre
which is well located to discover the city
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3. Apartment near Calton Hill (from USD 63)

This building was originally built as a tenement house around 1890. The entry hallway is reminiscent of that time, but the flat has been refurbished and modernized, though still retaining much its old Scottish charm. It is an ideal flat for two travelers, providing all the essentials for a comfortable stay. The kitchen is fully equipped, including a table and a television. The bathroom is new with a nice hot shower. A double bed and comfy armchairs in the bathroom make it a perfect place to sleep and relax. There is another TV available in the bedroom as well. Wifi is available throughout the flat and it is quite speedy. There is no elevator in the building and the flat is on the second floor, so know that you will have to use the stairs to reach it.

City centre chic for two next to Calton Hill
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
185 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed was comfy shower powerful and kitchen excellently equipped
The space is cosy with a nice bedroom and
but with the bonus of having a kitchen
the bed is really comfortable
Can be tricky place to find during the evening
It is exactly as the photos and everywhere is extremely clean
The apartment was extremely clean beautifully presented and the decor is simple but chic
It was so clean and tidy and in a great location
We had a lovely time in this great flat Don't get put off by the dark & smelly stairwell - the flat is gorgeously bright clean and smells great
It was clean very comfortable and welcoming
The host was great and helpful
in They have also been very helpful in giving me recommendations for dining which helped to enhance my experience in Edinburgh
Check how the heating system works not so easy
Angus & Sabia were very responsive and helpful with any questions that we had prior and during our Edinburgh trip
I was allowed a later check out and they were extremely helpful throughout check in and during our stay
Tesco express is just in 3 minutes walk
There's a supermarket and many restaurants around
but otherwise a great location
lovely restaurants and a close walk to the centre
A short walk from the train station
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4. Lovely Georgian flat in city centre (from USD 71)

This lovely flat has a giant comfortable king sized bed, with the option to add a cot if a third bed is required. The main bathroom is available solely for guest use. Breakfast and use of the kitchen are available from 8:30 onwards. Breakfast generally consists of tea and coffee, cereal and toast. It is a walking distance from many of the main attractions, particularly many entertainment outlets.

Lovely Georgian flat in city centre
Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom
136 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed is super comfortable and you have plenty of privacy
The room was very comfortable to stay in with enough privacy
The room is big and comfortable
Anything I asked for was immediately provided
The room was clean and beds comfortable
A lovely property spacious and extremely clean
It was also very clean
The bathroom was spacious and very clean
are very clean comfortable and quiet
The bathroom is also big and clean
The family was nice and friendly
Their dog was cute friendly and well behaved
her husband Steve was welcoming and showed us the place with a nice warm attitude
really good Fiona is a nice person
she was very helpful and accomodating
It is also really convenient to get to her place
It's a really good choice to live here
The location is amazing walk less then 10 minutes to the city centre and The house and room everywhere
a lot of restaurants and a supermarket nearby
and it has a great location within the city
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5. City central twin bedroom (from USD 55)

This nice flat is on the second floor of a Victorian tenement building. It is across from a nice park and a short walk to Calton Hill. Many local shops and cafes are nearby as well. The room has a nice twin bed in a bright room with large windows and a workspace. Guests have access to the bathroom, but the kitchen is only available for breakfast.

City central twin/dble bedroom
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
36 reviews
Private room in apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
yoghurt ) beds are confortable and the appartement looks like the pictures
The bed is comfortable and clean
The beds are comfy and the apartment is walking distance from old town Aside from a comfortable stay she went above and beyond with breakfast and even helping with laundry
It feels like to live in my home
The room is quite small (as on the photos) but very clean
Location is amazing <3 Clean bathroom and bedroom what more can i ask for
Bathroom is very clean and the breakfast is really nicely prepared Everything is perfect
The beds were very comfortable and Katie was very welcoming
Katie was a wonderful host So flexible and attentive to all our needs Not to mention her delicious breakfast every morning
She is a very warm-hearted lady
Super hospitable and warm and lovely landlady
and she gave us some tips on where to eat
Katie is a wonderful host for a wonderful home
Good location near the city Centre
The place is ten minutes walk from waverley station
The location is pretty close to the city center and the old town Busstop around the corner but also within walking distance
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it's a short walk away from the centre of the city
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6. En-suite room in brand-new, luxury apartment (from USD 78)

This lovely ensuite room is sure to feel like a home away from home. It has a nice, comfortable king sized bed for your stay. The kitchen and living room are available to be shared. Hosts work full time and are quite busy, but they are quite happy to recommend places to go and things to see.

En-suite room in brand-new, luxury apartment
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
24 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Place is as mentioned in the description and photos are accurate
Such a comfy bed and
Charlie's place was exactly as described Spacious bedroom with comfortable bed
everything was clean and fine much space for our clothes
Charlie's flat was gorgeous
The room was very clean and tidy and the private bathroom was lovely
Great host friendly and happy to offer advice on Edinburgh activities
Tim was really helpful and nice
the hosts were really friendly and helpful :)
Charlie is a very good host kind and helpful
Terrific location and very accessible hosts Would absolutely book again
The place is luxurious and spotless clean good distance to affordable restaurants and shops Walkable distance to the city centre 100% would recommend
just generally a nice space to be in Very quiet and peaceful residential area which was nice but meant a bit of a walk to any kind of buzz but a great night's sleep
Good place to stay if you want to stay close to the city centre Friendly host
Room was perfect and the apartment - close enough to the city centre and other attractions to walk - I thoroughly enjoyed my stay
modern clean bathroom in a good location
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7. Great double room in the heart of Edinburgh

This double room is located in the heart of the city, easily within walking distance of Calton Hill, Waverley Station/Tram York station, Arthur’s Seat, Royal Mile, and Edinburgh Castle. It is a perfect spot to explore the city. The space itself has two double rooms available (or just one for a single traveler) with tea and coffee, internet connection, a refrigerator and freezer, and clean towels. Umbrellas are provided as well, as Scotland can be quite rainy! The bathroom and kitchen are shared with the host. Guests are free to cook any meals in the kitchen and use any utensils available there. Free parking is available 24 hours on Albert street, which is not far from the place.

Great double room in the heart of Edinburgh
229 reviews
Private room 2 Beds 4 Guests

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8. Sunny city centre apartment with private garden

This sunny apartment sits right across the street from Calton Hill, and it is very close to many other Edinburgh sites. Many restaurants and bars are also within walking distance, though the apartment is remote enough to stay quiet and calm. Guests will find comfortable, quality, brand new king and double beds in the apartment. There is fast internet, a flat-screen TV, and a fully equipped kitchen here. When the weather is warm, there are nice private gardens at the back of the property, a lovely place to relax.

5* Sunny City Centre Apartment with Private Garden
29 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests

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9. Tito's place

Tito’s flat has been newly refurbished and sits within walking distance of Edinburgh’s main sites. There are three double rooms for rent in this bright, spacious flat. Guests will have full access to the entire property, and hosts are available to help with any of your needs. A stay at Tito’s place is sure to be comfortable and a feel-at-home experience.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
68 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

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10. Private room in New Town (from USD 37)

Here, guests will find a traditional Edinburgh tenement flat. There is one comfortable bed in a loft, along with a nice workspace. The space has plenty of natural light, along with high ceilings and fireplaces. Smoking is okay in the kitchen. Guests have their room to themselves but are welcome to hang out with the host when around.

Hip Wee Box Room in New Town
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
123 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room is literally a closet with a precarious climb up to it and a small window that looks into the kitchen as you lie in bed
the room is small but as described
it is comfortable and feel peace
the room is small but the bed is comfy, and you get the kitchen and living room to lounge in
the flat was beautiful and i felt comfortable
very clean and beautiful apartment
very clean space
the house was beautiful and clean
i really appreciated it!
can't ask for anything more!!
he is a nice guy and the house is comfortable
i didn't get to see baz but kirsten was really nice and helpful
i was very well welcomed, baz is very friendly, nice and adaptable
very friendly and respectful
very friendly host and great location
the best of edinburgh in a boullion cube
there are also leith walk and easter within easy walking distance if you want shops/bars/restaurants without going back into town
this was a calm area with direct bus to waverley train station, city center
very central - walking distance to central edinburgh 15 mins
walking distance from everything
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Excellence in Edinburgh

Edinburgh has so much to offer its visitors. To make your stay the best it can possibly be, select one of the ten Airbnb rentals above, chosen specifically because of their location and their comfort.

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