The Edinburgh Castle is an iconic tourist location that’s of Scottish origin. Within its walls, you’ll learn the entrancing history of how former Scotland kings were enthroned with the Throne of Destiny, and also soak in the sights of the crown jewels that are on display. There’s also the One O'Clock Gun, which in a well-loved tradition of the county, as well as the oldest building of Edinburgh to peek into - St Margaret’s Chapel. Events take place at the Edinburgh Castle almost all year round, so it’d be a good idea to book your trip when there’s something exciting underway. While you’re at it, you might want to take a peek at these 10 Airbnb vacation rentals too!
This cozy apartment is just right for two, and is made up of a bed and a bath. You’ll be close to the shops, including those at Edinburgh’s Old Town, Grassmarket. The kitchen’s been fitted with not only the expected essentials, but also a washing machine too. Other facilities accorded for you by the owner include WiFi, TV, iron, heating and a laptop friendly workspace. Not suitable for kids below the age of 2 and pets.
Studio Apartment with Castle ViewEdinburgh, City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewscozy little apartment with a wonderful view of the castle from the balconythere is free wi-fi and it was lovely & cosylovely view of the castle from the kitchengreat view of the castle out the kitchen windowthere is a lovely view of the castle from the kitchennice clean studio apartmenta good space and very clean with some great personal toucheslovely and clean and there was great contact with annso clean and in a perfect locationperfect location and very clean flat
Host:ann is a super hostann is a great host who was very kind and thoughtfulshe was also very helpful with suggestions and respond timevery thoughtful host cozy placeann was a wonderful quick responding host with an unbelievable flatRead more reviewssuperb location just off grassmarketgreat location with restaurants and shopping all arounda lovely secure flat very centrallocation location location and great value for moneyfantastic location for a visit to edinburgh
This place is great for 2 people, and consists of a bed and a bath. Stay here and get discounts on select tour packages. You’d be in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, but in a spot that’s quiet and away from the noise of bars at night. Perks provided include uncapped WiFi, a flat screen TV, king-sized bed, a fairly equipped kitchen and a washer. No smoking, pets nor events are allowed on site.
The Grassmarket Snug, 5 minutes from the CastleEdinburgh, City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewswe loved the apartment and its amenitiesthe kitchen area was well-equipped and the bed was incredibly comfortablevery nice apartment in the centre of edinburghthe apartment was sparkling clean and all the amenities were fantasticit was very cozy and comfortable – a perfect place to rest after a day of exploring edinburghnice clean 1 bedroom flatvery clean and comfortableclean spacious warm and well equippedlovely clean and well thought out place to staylovely and very clean apartment
Host:ashlie was kind to provide detailed instruction to retrieve keys while she was awayplace was great and the hosts are very quick to respond to any questionsthe guestbook in the snug had many helpful recommendations for places to eat visit etcvery nice place well positioned friendly hostour hosts had also added a few thoughtful touches which we very much appreciatedRead more reviewsthe location is greatgreat location and very comfortable studioperfect location for edinburgh old townthe snug is close to the grassmarket and walking distance to many attractionsgreat location right next to grassmarket
This one-bedroom apartment is just around the corner of the Castle, and in the midst of Grassmarket. You’ll be surrounded by shops galore - antique shops, restaurants, cafes and even bookshops.The apartment itself is designed with modern and funky in mind. You’ll have free WiFi and a Sony TV with Netflix to use, as well as a patio to hang out and enjoy the sights of the town. The apartment is also well equipped with modern amenities.
Castle HideawayEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe apartment was just as described lovely we would definitely book againthe decor of the apartment is stunning and had a beautiful homely touchhad a lovely stay at emma’s apartmentcooking facilities are available and in good condition with all sorts of cooking utensils and varieties of seasoningswould highly recommend staying at emma’s apartmentspacious clean neat and tidyvery beautiful and cleanclean and cosy flat would recommend to friendsthe flat was very clean and had everything we neededthe flat is very clean and well maintained with everything you will need to enjoy your stay
Host:emma a wonderful hostemma is an amazing host with lots of info and quick responsesemma is a great hostgreat place and very helpful owneremma is a great hostRead more reviewsthe location of the flat is idealthe location is perfectgreat location in old town everything in walking distance and a handy supermarket very closelocation was really greatgreat location and nice space
A bright and modern apartment that will give you access to the main attractions by foot. A 10-minute walk is all it will take for you and your family to reach Princes streets and its surrounding gardens. You will enjoy a spacious living room that comes with a sofa bed and another room with its own king-sized bed. Amenities given include WiFi, a washing machine and a dryer and use of the TV and kitchen. No smoking or pets allowed.
Under the Castle, GrassmarketEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe view from the courtyard to the castle is stunning and the apartment had everything i neededthe electric heaters are on timers so you can easily adjust themthe weather turned warm and we made use of the provided fanwe had a great stay at lynne's apartmenti loved watching the sun light up the castle over breakfastit was very clean as wellthe room was clean and well furnishedthe apartment is clean and well equippedit was clean and warm with everything we could needit is clean and very well equiped
Host:the host was fantasticlynne was a wonderful host from the beginninglynne is a wonderful hostlynne was a great host accommodating in every waylynne was a fantastic hostRead more reviewslocation is perfect easy walking distance to everythinglynne's place is perfectly located for touring edinburghlynne's place is absolutely magnificentgreat location for exploring edinburgh and amazing valuefantastic location quiet and comfortable
Stay in the vicinity of great wine bars and restaurants, in this apartment that fits 4 perfectly. The unit consists of a bedroom, 2 beds and a bath, and comes with Virgin cable TV, a fitted kitchen with all the perks you’ll need as well as a washing/drying machine. This recently refurbished flat also comes with a telephone, central heating and complimentary WiFi. No smoking and parties are allowed.
Smart Apartment by Edinburgh CastleEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsher flat was comfortable and had all the amenitiesthe bed was comfortable and the wifi signal great would stay here again in a heartbeata great bed and a sofa that folds outperfect wash cons: lack of circulation like a fantip: cafe picasso round the corner does a lovely breakfastit was clean and well equippedthe lady wynd flat was great clean and very comfortablethe apartment was clean and cosythe flat is cosy clean and comfortablehouse was immaculately clean
Host:eleanor is a great hosteleanor was a great host tooeleanor was a great hosteleanor was a fantastic hosteleanor is a great hostRead more reviewsabsolutely best location for the cityamazing location just below the castlebrilliant flat in perfect locationthe location is great which is near the edinburgh castlegreat place fantastic location
This unit is fresh and breezy, and is made up of 2 beds and a bath. It’ll take you no more than a 2-minute walk to reach the Grassmarket area. The living room has a TV with a number of free-view channels, a DVD player and complimentary WiFi too. The kitchen is well-equipped and also comes with an attached washing machine. Other provisions include a first aid kit, a laptop friendly work space and a hair dryer.
Grassmarket Approach: below Edinburgh Castle rockEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsdon’t mention how stunning the offerings as to furniture bathroom and kitchenthe wi-fi works well the kitchen is well-equipped and the bed is comfortablethe view of the castle is beautiful just as you walk out of the apartmentthere’s everything to spend comfortable 3-4 days in the citythe space is charming but more than enough room for two peoplethe apartment was excellent very clean and quietviv and paul’s place was a very clean and tidyfridge was spacious and super cleanthe apartment was clean and had a seperate bedrooma lovely clean flat with all you require
Host:host responsive and helpfulthe hosts are quick to reply with help and suggestions as neededgreat response from our host viv - thank you for your always quick responseviv was very communicative helpful and kindgood value for the heart of edinburgh great responses from the hostRead more reviewsperfect location to explore edinburghexcellent location and close to everythingthe location is perfect walking distance from every whereexcellent location just off the squaregreat location i would say
This unit is great for 4; it comes with 3 beds and a bath. The castle, museum and even train station is close by. Amenities provided to you and your pals are modern and designed to make your stay a comfortable one. No parties, smoking, or pets are allowed on the premise. Central heating keeps the unit warm even on the coldest of days, which is surely a plus!
Grassmarket Apartment- Castle ViewsEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsand you can enjoy castle views from the sofa in the living rooma lovely apartment in the grassmarket - excellent launching pad for exploring edinburghlovely clean flat and comfortable flatthe apartment was very clean and comfortableclean fresh and with all you needalso the flat was spotless and the beds were very comfortablebeds very comfy and clean and the kitchen and bathroom had everything we needed
Host:the hosts were great with directions and quick responses to questionshost was very efficient btwhosts were easy to contact and quick to reply to any querieshosts were very responsive and communicativehost’s ( grant and rick) responses to our questions are fast effective and pleasingRead more reviewsideal location for touring edinburghthe location is fantasticand the location couldn’t be more idealamazing apartment in central edinburghbrilliant location just off the grassmarket
Live in the heart of the old town of Edinburgh and don’t skimp on comfort in this amazing place for 2. You’d be getting yourself a modern kitchen and bedroom, a king-sized bed, a smart TV and complimentary Internet to boot! Other facilities provided to you and your guest include the hair dryer, iron, washer, heating and a laptop friendly work space. No parties, smoking or pets will be allowed on the premise.
Gorgeous Cosy Grassmarket StudioEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewscute apartment with stunning views of the castlefurniture all great except bed is not king size as listednice to have a full kitchen (fridge/freezer toaster microwave kettle stove)the bed is relatively comfy but the pillows were pretty worn in and down filled so quite flatthe beds are made as in a hotell and the place is neat and tidyclean pleasant and spaciouseverything was clean and well thought outthe bathroom was clean and worked fineclean cozy and had everything we neededthe apartment is clean and nice
Host:the hosts were greatanna and amanda were very responsive with any questions we hadhost is very quick to respond super kind and helpfulwe used the hosts' advice for a few different activities or eating spots - all greatnice apartment and loveley hosts would defo come back :)Read more reviewswonderful location for exploring edinburghlocation was amazinggreat central location for exploring the cityawesome location within old town edinburghsuch a cute little apartment in a great location in edinburgh
This apartment’s built for 2, with a bedroom and a bath. Enjoy the views of the castle while you walk down the street and explore the town. There is a whole range of modern amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible. No smoking, pets nor parties will be entertained on site.
Studio Flat Next To Edinburgh Castle - City CentreEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsno castle views from the apartment but a stunning view from the roadsidecomfortable soft bed and couchalso beautiful views of the castle right outside the apartment doorclean very quiet apartment with all the equipment you would want such as adapters ironboard etcbed was super comfyvery clean and modernclean and well decoratedit is clean and tidyclean tidy and cozyapartment was clean and comfy
Host:emma is a very sweet and responsive hostemma is a great host who communicates clearly and promptlythanks for hosting usclose to absolutely everything and with a host that is available with helpful hints and suggestionsRead more reviewsthe location is fantasticthe location is wonderfully close to everythingreally great location would recommendlocation location location so cute little flat near everythinggreat location just a 5 min walk from royal mile
Be no more than a stone’s throw away from the epic Edinburgh castle and the Royal Mile, and enjoy the spaciousness of this apartment unit. The place consists of 2 double bedrooms as well as a large lounge area with its own sofa bed. There is also a baby cot for families to use. The kitchen comes with an oven and a washing machine too, so your laundry woes will be no more too. Other amenities include free WiFi, TV, iron, dryer and central heating.
Lovely 2 bed Grassmarket Apartment Sleeps 5Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe view from the living room of edinburgh castle is stunningthe apartment is comfortable and functional with a nice view of edinburgh castleit needs better lighting in the bathroom hard to shave or see to put on make upthe beds were super comfortablethis grassmarket flat has pretty incredible views of edinburgh castle from every window (both bedrooms and the living room)very clean and welcomenot all dishes were cleanvery clean apartment with well equipped kitchenenjoyed our stay flat was clean with plenty of utensils and towelsthe apartment is clean modern and spacious
Host:sarah is very nice and accommodatingthe flat is wonderful and the hosts are incredibly helpful with amazing response time if anything comes upiris and rebecca made a great hostwe forgot the key in the apartment and sarah was immediately available and helpfulthe location was perfect and our host was very quick with her response to a questionRead more reviewsgreat location easy check invery good and central locationgreat location for old towngreat location easy to walk to all the main attractionsan awesome location for touring edinburgh
So, have you made up your mind on your vacation rental pick?
Yes, there’s so many fantastic accommodations to pick from, you’re pretty much spoiled for choice. Do make your pick and head over to the Edinburgh castle, and you’ll be wowed by the scenery and ambience that you’ll get from this particular spot in the world!
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