Updated 2022 – 10 Airbnb Accommodations in Edinburgh, Scotland

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Updated 2022 – 10 Airbnb Accommodations in Edinburgh, Scotland

Updated 2022 - 10 Airbnb Accommodations in Edinburgh, Scotland

As the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh is full of culture, history and art. The beautiful and majestic Edinburgh Castle won’t be the only attraction that will catch your eye; There is so much to see and do in this vibrant and energetic city. Thus, many couples are attracted to the beauty of Edinburgh. However, this Airbnb vacation rental is ideal for couples and singles alike.

1. Apartment in old school tower

Apartment in old school tower
105 USD / night for 2 guests

Relax in this luxurious and comfortable apartment overlooking beautiful Holyrood Park and Salisbury Crags. This apartment is located in the quirky brick walled Old School Tower, just a stone’s throw to the Royal Mile. Admire Arthur’s Bench from your own balcony amidst the colorful flowers or set off for a picnic in Holyrood Park. Really live in style in this apartment with its designer furnishings and beautiful interiors. Apart from that, the friendly hosts will make sure you have a wonderful stay.

2. Stylish apartment by Royal Mile

Stylish apartment by Royal Mile

Attractive and modern, this apartment overlooks St. St. Mary and Edinburgh’s famous Royal Mile. You’ll find yourself right in the heart of the Old Town, amongst quaint medieval buildings and historic architecture. Plus, you’ll love your accommodating host’s personal touches, including homemade food and decorative flowers. If you want to buy some food, there are many lovely restaurants and bars around the area. Alternatively, head to the well-stocked kitchen and you will find fresh fruit cereal, coffee, tea and breakfast provided by your host.

3. Classic Apartment in Royal Mile

Classic Apartment in Royal Mile

This classic apartment encapsulates the traditional Old Town vibe and character with its oak paneled walls and look, yet lets you enjoy the comforts of a modern home. Your bed is a unique and comfortable square bedroom made of carved 18th century oak with a king-size mattress and reading lamp. You will be spoiled by the apartment’s beautiful decor, plenty of reading material and a fully equipped kitchen and bar. In addition, you can walk 5 minutes from the castle, National Museum, St. Cathedral. Giles, and the National Gallery.

4. Traveler’s Dream Boxroom

Traveler's Dream Boxroom
37 USD / night for 2 guests

The Traveler’s Dream Boxroom is a great accommodation for traveling travelers. This small and cozy square bedroom, located in the Old Town, will cater to all your basic needs. Apart from that, you will have an amazing view of Edinburgh Castle from the apartment. You can get to many of Edinburgh’s best attractions (Edinburgh Castle, National Museum, Scott Monument) within walking distance. Your welcoming and friendly hosts, a couple with two adorable children, will help you with any problems and give you great recommendations on dining options.

5. Bright and Artsy Room in the City Center

Bright and Artsy Room in the City Center

Having worked in the hospitality industry before, your hosts will surely know how to make you feel welcome. Stay in this clean, comfortable and modern apartment, including a newly installed kitchen with induction hob, washing machine, fridge and dishwasher. Your gray style room even has new bedding and a fridge stocked with coffee, tea and milk. Talk to your friendly local hosts and they will direct you to Edinburgh’s top sights and restaurants. If you’re a cat lover, you’ll love their two cute cats too.

6. Comfortable and Luxurious Studio

Comfortable and Luxurious Studio

Private and expensive are not always mutually exclusive. This cozy studio is a short walk from Waverley Station and located in a safe neighborhood (Queen Street). You are in a prime location from all of Edinburgh’s attractions. This minimalist white studio consists of a double bed on a mezzanine deck with a cozy area under the stairs to watch television. Your lovely and discreet host will be on hand to answer all your questions and answer any doubts.

7. Mews House Artist Studio

Mews House Artist Studio

Artist’s Studio is in Stockbridge, a fashionable area filled with the best restaurants, bars, artisan shops and even the Sunday Market. Enjoy this sleek and clean studio complete with stone steps and quality furniture. Your thoughtful hosts will provide you with milk, fruit, tea and coffee to satisfy your midnight cravings. A visit to the Royal Botanical Gardens is just a 10-minute walk away, or the Modern Art Gallery and Dean’s Gallery are just a 15-minute walk away.

8. Beautiful Room in New Town

Beautiful Room in New Town

With its bluish walls and intricately designed interior, this beautiful room is located just 7 minutes from Waverley Station and near a bend in shops, restaurants and cafes. Personally designed by the hosts themselves, this spacious and artistic space is a trendy alternative to boring hotel stays. You’ll be sharing a living room with your hosts, which is just as charming as yours. He will try to make sure your stay is as good as possible.

9. Castle Apartments

Castle Apartments

Imagine waking up to a view of Edinburgh castle – well, imagine nothing more. The apartment is literally right at the foot of the castle and a few minutes walk from the Royal mile, National Museum, National Gallery and Princes Street. This is a great base for exploring Edinburgh. This comfortable apartment caters for all your needs and has great amenities including cable TV, stovetop and fridge. No matter the season, you’ll love the stunning views of Edinburgh castle from your window.

10. Old Town Flats

Old Town Flats

You’d be hard pressed to find a simple flat with a better location than this Old Town Flat. Within walking distance of Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyrood and St. Gile, this flat consists of a double bedroom, living room, kitchen and bathroom. Enjoy genuine hospitality from your Scottish host with the little touches, including tea, coffee, biscuits and cereal. In addition, your host will provide you with useful information and direct you to the best places in Edinburgh. When you are in the city center, you can enter this flat and enjoy the peace and quiet.

Explore Edinburgh

Apart from stunning castles and scenic walks, Edinburgh is also known for its exciting festivals. Most famously, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place in August. So, open your accommodation early, especially in July to September. Plus, check out what’s happening in Edinburgh during your visit. Edinburgh International Festival and Edinburgh Military Tattoo are festivals not to be missed either.