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Top Old Town Historic Hotels

Cheval Old Town Chambers
5 out of 5
Roxburgh's Court, Off 323 High Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $148 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
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
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $197 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
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
Hotel du Vin & Bistro Edinburgh
4 out of 5
11 Bristo Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $129 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4.6/5Wonderful! (973 reviews)

"My husband and I had pre booked a night here before all the restaurants etc had to close. We were unsure as to whether to cancel or go given the circumstances! I’m glad to say we went and enjoyed every minute of it. The staff were very aware of the situation and done their best to make sure our stay ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 17, 2020

Hotel du Vin & Bistro Edinburgh

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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 $85 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 16
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 $113 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
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 $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
The Scotsman Hotel
4 out of 5
20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is CA $186 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
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
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $213 per night from Nov 22 to Nov 23
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
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $103 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,274 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
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
Fraser Suites Edinburgh
4 out of 5
Fraser Suites Edinburgh, 12 - 26 St Giles Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is CA $110 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 16
4.4/5Excellent! (2,147 reviews)

"The Frasier suites are situated in St Giles Street ideally located and within walking distance for Edinburgh Castle, St Giles cathedral and the Royal Mile."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 9, 2020

Fraser Suites Edinburgh
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
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 $147 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
4.4/5Excellent! (984 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 $138 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
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
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $129 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
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
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 Oct 28 to Oct 29
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
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 Oct 30 to Oct 31
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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Frequently asked questions

What can a history buff expect from a stay in Old Town?
On vacation in Old Town, history enthusiasts may want to plan a visit to the monuments. Be sure to check out the array of shops and fascinating museums while you’re here. And also relish a stop at the top-notch restaurants in this walkable area.
What's the best accommodation in Old Town that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Cheval Old Town Chambers is a top 5-star apartment for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free WiFi and a 24-hour fitness center. Royal Mile is a short walk away. Other choices to soak up the local history include Apex Grassmarket Hotel and Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel.
How many historical hotels are located in Old Town?
In Old Town, there are 588 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 61 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights in Old Town?
Old Town is notable for its monuments and landmarks like Royal Mile, Grassmarket, and Edinburgh Castle. Known for its museums, cultural venues include National Museum of Scotland, Scotch Whisky Experience, and Usher Hall. Other popular sights include Princes Street and Real Mary King’s Close.
What is a historic hotel like in Old Town?
Guests who choose a historic hotel can stay in a building that has a national historic designation. A palace, castle, stately home or even a lodge, pub, or skyscraper can be identified as a historic hotel provided that it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved within the guestrooms or public spaces of these historic hotels in Old Town, bringing the history to life.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and building of historic hotels tend to be the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, it’s mainly the cultural value and how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Old Town have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, but every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the amenities found in most hotels will be available in a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Old Town, don’t worry that you’ll be staying at a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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