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What's Old Town Like?

People go to Old Town to see famous places such as Real Mary King's Close, as well as its many attractions like Our Dynamic Earth. Enjoy this walkable neighborhood's museums and selection of shops. St. Giles' Cathedral and Gladstone's Land are a couple of popular sights sure to leave an impression.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Old Town?

We have 479 accommodations in the neighborhood. Listed below are our travelers' favorite lodging options in Old Town:

Castle Rock Hostel

2-star hostel
  • • Free WiFi • 24-hour front desk • Walkable location

Radisson Collection Hotel, Royal Mile Edinburgh

Luxury hotel with restaurant, bar
  • • Free WiFi • 24-hour fitness center • Terrace • 24-hour front desk • Walkable location

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile

City-center hotel with bar
  • • Free buffet breakfast • Free WiFi • 24-hour front desk • Central location

The Scotsman Hotel

4-star hotel with restaurant, bar
  • • Free WiFi • Café • 24-hour front desk • Walkable location

DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre

4-star hotel with restaurant, bar
  • • Free WiFi • 24-hour fitness center • 24-hour front desk • Central location

How to Get to Old Town

Flying to:

  • • Edinburgh (EDI), 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from Old Town

Things to See and Do in and around Old Town

What to See in Old Town

  • • Real Mary King's Close
  • • St. Giles' Cathedral
  • • Gladstone's Land
  • • Greyfriars Kirk
  • • Royal Mile

Things to Do in Old Town

  • • National Museum of Scotland
  • • National Gallery of Scotland
  • • Scotch Whisky Experience
  • • Grassmarket
  • • Edinburgh Castle

Other Popular Old Town Attractions

  • • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
  • • Princes Street
  • • Our Dynamic Earth
  • • Royal Lyceum Theatre
  • • Usher Hall

When Is the Best Time to Visit Edinburgh?

  • • Hottest months: July, August, June, September (average 63°F)
  • • Coldest months: March, January, February, December (average 34°F)
  • • Rainiest months: August, October, July, January (average 2.82 inches of rainfall)

Things To Do in Old Town - Edinburgh Travel Guides

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