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Top Old Town Cheap Hotels

Castle Rock Hostel
2 out of 5
15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is CA $103 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5
4.5/5Wonderful! (292 reviews)

"This hostel was great all around!"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 26, 2020

Castle Rock Hostel
Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile
3.5 out of 5
231 Canongate, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $85 per night from Nov 10 to Nov 11
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,031 reviews)

"Great location, very clean and neat, reception staff friendly."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 1, 2020

Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal
3.5 out of 5
18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $112 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
4.5/5Wonderful! (993 reviews)
Loved this place!

"Staff so welcoming. Room impeccably clean. ust across the street from the airport bus final stop. Perfect!We were just there on a stopover for 2 nights trying to get back to the US before travel restrictions. How nice to have a comfortable place to stay amidst the travel chaos."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 2020

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

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Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
4 out of 5
61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $129 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,272 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Oct. 11, 2020

Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
Radisson Collection Hotel, Royal Mile Edinburgh
5 out of 5
1 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $213 per night from Nov 19 to Nov 20
4.5/5Wonderful! (981 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
Holyrood Aparthotel
4 out of 5
1 Nether Bakehouse Holyrood, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $78 per night from Nov 17 to Nov 18
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,739 reviews)

"The location of this hotel and the amenities of the rooms are fantastic and the staff are more than helpful in these strange times"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 27, 2020

Holyrood Aparthotel
The Inn Place
4 out of 5
20-30 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
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4.4/5Excellent! (971 reviews)

"Location was excellent...close to tram station and pick up location for airport bus. Soap was not replaced daily. Bed was beyond terrible."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 8, 2020

The Inn Place
ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square
3 out of 5
6 Hunter Square, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $57 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.3/5Excellent! (966 reviews)

"Great staff. Good focus on client and polite. I had some problems in my room that was quickly solved by the well trained staff"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 29, 2020

ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
4 out of 5
19 North Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $131 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
4.3/5Excellent! (959 reviews)

"It's been almost a year since I visited Edinburgh with my family. I was looking for a hotel in the city center and Hilton Edinburgh met all my requirements. Edinburgh Castle, Holyroodhouse palace, Calton Hill, the Summit etc. were all in 15-20 mins walking distance. Also, there were lots of dining ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 4, 2020

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile
3 out of 5
300 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellation
The price is CA $88 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.3/5Excellent! (986 reviews)

"Excellent location for exploring the city, and cheap accommodation. Comfy beds, lovely helpful staff. Would use again"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 29, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile
Stay Edinburgh City Apartments
4 out of 5
217 High Street The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland
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4.2/5Excellent! (527 reviews)
Magnificent 7 had a magnificent time!

"Great stay, great service from start to finish. Really impressed and will book again!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 2, 2020

Stay Edinburgh City Apartments
ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile
3 out of 5
77 South Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $73 per night from Oct 31 to Nov 1
4.2/5Excellent! (1,110 reviews)

"Staff warm and welcoming. Room very clean and comfy bed. Towels too small."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 17, 2020

ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile
High Street Hostel
3 out of 5
8-18 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is CA $82 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
4/5Very Good! (152 reviews)
Huge hostel

"It's a big hostel. The room was nice but lack of storage space. The kitchen and lounge were spacious but pretty crowed all the time. If you prefer quiet place, probably here is not for you. But overall here is nice and reasonable price."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 12, 2020

High Street Hostel
KM Central
3 out of 5
7, Richmond Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
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3.9/5Good! (991 reviews)
Great stay

"Hotel is small but has everything you need, great location, lovely clean rooms, big tv and beds are so comfortable!"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 26, 2020

KM Central
Safestay Edinburgh Royal Mile
2 out of 5
50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is CA $21 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
3.8/5Good! (751 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
Jurys Inn Edinburgh
3 out of 5
43 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellation
The price is CA $67 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.8/5Good! (1,245 reviews)

"It was fine. Room was small and very noisy even though we were on the third floor we could hear people talking/catting outside the building."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 9, 2020

Jurys Inn Edinburgh
St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh - Hostel
3 out of 5
9-13 Market St, Edinburgh, Scotland
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3.5/5Good! (165 reviews)

"Excellent overall but very cold overnight"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 11, 2020

St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh - Hostel
Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls
2 out of 5
Kincaids Court, Guthrie Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
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3.1/5 (410 reviews)

"Photos on the web site are of a modern building not the dump we were in. For the price I would at least expect basic necessities like towels but nothing provided. Not even a wardrobe to hang clothes. This is for those who really prefer to rough it."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 25, 2019

Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls
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Frequently asked questions

What is Old Town like for travelers on a budget?
Old Town has cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great getaway spot for budget travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Edinburgh Castle, this destination is home to The Meadows, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Old Town?
Based on reviews, Motel One Edinburgh-Royal is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a bar. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Safestay Edinburgh Royal Mile and ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile.
How many budget hotels will I be able to find in Old Town?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 38 budget hotels in Old Town.
What is there to see and do in Old Town?
Old Town attracts visitors with its historic landmarks and top museums, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Royal Mile and Grassmarket, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Edinburgh Castle, or enjoy the outdoors at The Meadows and Princes Street Gardens.
How can I get to Old Town and get around on a budget?
Scoping out the transportation options in Old Town is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The nearest airport is Edinburgh Airport (EDI), situated 6.7 mi (10.8 km) away. Old Town might not have many public transit options so renting a car could be a reasonable alternative to see more of the area.