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Top Old Town Family Hotels

Beautiful And Contemporary 3 Bedroomed Apartment On The Royal Mile
244 Canongate, Flat 2, 3 Chessels Court, Edinburgh, SCT
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4.9/5Exceptional! (57 reviews)
Amazing apartment in a fantastic location!

"Lovely, spacious apartment located right off the Royal Mile, within walking distance to everything! The apartment is immaculately clean, with super comfortable beds and lovely linens. Marion was very responsive and helpful. We wouldn’t stay anywhere else in the future! Highly recommend!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 3, 2020

Beautiful And Contemporary 3 Bedroomed Apartment On The Royal Mile
Cheval Old Town Chambers
5 out of 5
Roxburgh's Court, Off 323 High Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
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The price is CA $169 per night from Nov 12 to Nov 13
4.8/5Exceptional! (1,380 reviews)

"Our apartment was lovely. We were greeted by Alistair at reception who was very helpful and welcoming. The room was very clean, no complaints whatsoever. We will definitely be returning!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 5, 2020

Cheval Old Town Chambers
Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre
4 out of 5
80 High Street The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland
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The price is CA $202 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4.6/5Wonderful! (956 reviews)

"Having spent 2 nights here to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary we could not have asked for a better hotel. From the moment we arrived the staff were lovely and even offered us an upgrade due to our celebration which I thought was so nice. Bar staff in the evening were so helpful. Would definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 2, 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre

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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 $84 per night from Nov 10 to Nov 11
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,030 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 31 to Nov 1
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
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
4 out of 5
61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $128 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9
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
The Scotsman Hotel
4 out of 5
20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is CA $191 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9
4.5/5Wonderful! (971 reviews)

"Enjoyed everything from the check in to the beautiful room with the added complimentary malt whisky, Breakfast was of a high standard ,service was excellent,definitely my favourite hotel and can’t wait to return."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 11, 2020

The Scotsman Hotel
Radisson Collection Hotel, Royal Mile Edinburgh
5 out of 5
1 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
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The price is CA $193 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
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
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
4 out of 5
31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
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The price is CA $104 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,276 reviews)

"The staff weekend very friendly and helpful, we had a problem trying to find the hotel as the road was closed so I called the receptionist was very helpful trying to give instructions. The hotel itself was great and we had an amazing view of the castle, my only niggle with the room was that it was ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 19, 2020

Apex Grassmarket Hotel
St. Giles Apartment
3.5 out of 5
375 High Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
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4.4/5Wonderful! (378 reviews)
Fabulous apt

"Wonderful location, super confy and clean apartment, I loved the shower, bed and kitchen, many utensils available. My family and I were delighted with the apartment."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 6, 2020

St. Giles Apartment
Holyrood Aparthotel
4 out of 5
1 Nether Bakehouse Holyrood, Edinburgh, Scotland
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The price is CA $78 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 16
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
Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa
4 out of 5
81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $153 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4.4/5Excellent! (986 reviews)

"For a first stay after lockdown it was great for our wedding - we hope to come back next year when we can try the spa and restaurant in more normal times"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 26, 2020

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa
DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre
4 out of 5
34 Bread Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $137 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4.3/5Excellent! (971 reviews)

"Very comfortable beds and a convenient location. Staff very good."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 3, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre
Residence Inn by Marriott Edinburgh
4 out of 5
36 Simpson Loan, Quartermile, Edinburgh, Scotland
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The price is CA $128 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.3/5Excellent! (991 reviews)

"The staff were so friendly and helpful! I really felt like they went out of their way to make our stay great."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 17, 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott Edinburgh
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
4 out of 5
19 North Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
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The price is CA $130 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
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 $87 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
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
Jurys Inn Edinburgh
3 out of 5
43 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellation
The price is CA $60 per night from Nov 13 to Nov 14
3.8/5Good! (1,242 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
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Where Should We Stay in Old Town?

The historic destination of Old Town is a great choice if you've been considering a vacation with the kids. The museums, walking trails, and local tours are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Arrange a flight into Edinburgh (EDI), which is located 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you might want to stay with the kids, you can use Expedia to find a hotel in Old Town that has what you need, whether that's a kitchen in your room or air conditioning.

When Should We Visit Old Town?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use this information to plan when to pack up the kids and head to Old Town.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 63°F
  • Coldest months: February, March, January, and December, with an average temperature of 34°F
  • Driest months: March, February, December, and July, with an average rainfall of 0.07 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, February, December, and July, with an average rainfall of 0.09 inches
  • What Should We See and Do in Old Town?

    While you and your family are vacationing in Old Town, you might want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Edinburgh Castle and Festival Theatre. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like St. Giles' Cathedral, Greyfriars Kirk, and Princes Street Gardens.

    Old Town is also well-known for its:
    • Historical sites
    • Museums
    • Tours
    • Shopping
    • Restaurants
    • Monuments
    • Art

    Getting Around Old Town

    To venture out into the surrounding area, hop on a train at Edinburgh Waverley Station. Old Town may not have many public transit options so consider renting a car to explore more.

    Frequently asked questions

    What's Old Town like for family-friendly vacations?
    The historic destination of Old Town is a good choice if you’ve been thinking about a trip with your kids. The museums, walking trails, and local tours are just some of the things that make this a good place for family vacations. Arrange a flight into Edinburgh Airport (EDI), which is located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the center of Old Town.
    What's the best hotel when traveling with kids to Old Town?
    Apex Grassmarket Hotel is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other options to stay with the kids include Novotel Edinburgh Centre and Apex Waterloo Place Hotel.
    How many family-friendly hotels will I find in Old Town?
    Expedia has 42 hotels in Old Town that are rated for being family-friendly.
    What's there to see and do with your family in Old Town?
    While you and your family are visiting Old Town, you might want to check out some kid-friendly attractions such as Royal Mile and Grassmarket. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities like Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street, and Real Mary King’s Close.

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