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Edinburgh Vacation Rentals

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Edinburgh Travel Guide

Walking through the historic city center of Scotland’s capital city of Edinburgh is like entering a time machine back to the medieval era. The city has a Medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town, which are both made up of winding streets lined with historic buildings.

Things to Do in Edinburgh

Top things to do in Edinburgh include exploring Edinburgh Castle, which dates back to the 12th century and is home to Scotland’s crown jewels, visiting Arthur’s Seat, which is a peak in Holyrood Park that offers panoramic views of the Scottish countryside, and finding out more about Scottish history at the Museum of Scotland.

Meanwhile, if you like shopping, head to the 'Royal Mile' which is packed with boutiques and shops selling traditional Scottish souvenirs, such as whiskey, shortbread and tartan kilts.

Best Places to Stay in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a compact city and the best place to stay is in the historic center, so you are within walking distance from the main sites.

Best Time to Visit Edinburgh

It can get really cold in Edinburgh, so the best time to visit is in the summer months of July and August, when the weather is warm and in general, sunny. Bring an umbrella however, as it can rain even during the summer months.

Price and Availability in Edinburgh

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Edinburgh is in August, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Edinburgh is in the high season in August. Edinburgh has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Edinburgh tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Edinburgh tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Edinburgh

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Edinburgh. The hottest month in Edinburgh is June, when temperatures peak at 83 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 16 ˚F. The wettest month in Edinburgh is January with 3.46 inches of rain, while the driest month is May with 0.61 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Edinburgh

Choose the perfect rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Homeaway, Agoda and more. AllTheRooms has 12,537 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Edinburgh, with everything from inexpensive hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. If you are trying to save money, the lowest priced place to stay in Edinburgh comes in at $9.77 a night. A typical accommodation in Edinburgh costs on average $143 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Edinburgh can pick from 5,296 places to stay that include WiFi. We have 987 accommodations that include a breakfast included. You can maintain your workout routine by staying at one of 89 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Edinburgh, you'll want to pick from 3,362 places to stay that provide parking. 35 hotels and vacation rentals come with a pool or jacuzzi

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in any of 552 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Edinburgh accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 8 providers, including 4,857 places to stay from Airbnb, 374 accommodations from Homeaway and 197 places to stay from Agoda.

7,747 accommodations in Edinburgh have been reviewed; 71% are rated highly. 3,248 accommodations allow instant booking.