Where to stay near Edinburgh?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,006 holiday rentals near Edinburgh. From 1,716 Condos/Apartments to 1,700 Studios, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Edinburgh is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Edinburgh?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Edinburgh:

  • Old Town: 1,050 holiday homes
  • New Town: 1,087 holiday homes
  • Bruntsfield: 1,608 holiday homes
  • Haymarket: 1,378 holiday homes
  • Slateford: 193 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Edinburgh?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Edinburgh. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,065 holiday rentals
  • Greyfriar's Bobby: 2,074 holiday rentals
  • Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers: 2,073 holiday rentals
  • Napier University: 2,062 holiday rentals
  • Portobello Beach: 2,119 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Edinburgh listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Edinburgh?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,716 Condos/Apartments in Edinburgh. Our other popular types of Edinburgh holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 1,700 holiday houses
  • Houses: 195 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 70 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Edinburgh?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 31 holiday homes with pool available in Edinburgh. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Historical Edinburgh will entice you

    Take a holiday to Edinburgh and enjoy the area's history, museums and festivals. Well known for its local tours, shopping and art, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Royal Yacht Britannia are a few of the top cultural sights. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

    Activities and attractions in Edinburgh

    Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Edinburgh has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Our Dynamic Earth (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Royal Commonwealth Pool (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
    • Edinburgh Zoo (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
    • Muirfield Golf Course (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
    • Omni Centre Edinburgh (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Braid Hills Golf Course (2.5 mi / 4 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Edinburgh

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Edinburgh is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Princes Street Gardens (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
    • Arthur's Seat (1 mi / 1.6 km)
    • Calton Hill (0.6 mi / 1 km)
    • Royal Botanic Garden (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
    • Holyrood Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • The Meadows (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)