Edinburgh Vacation Rentals

Check prices for these upcoming dates

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

Most expensive
Most availability
, , , , , , , , , , , Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec 1 , 0.9 , 0.8 , 0.7 , 0.6 , 0.5 , 0.4 , 0.3 , 0.2 , 0.1 , 0 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec 1 , 0.9 , 0.8 , 0.7 , 0.6 , 0.5 , 0.4 , 0.3 , 0.2 , 0.1 , 0 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec 1 , 0.9 , 0.8 , 0.7 , 0.6 , 0.5 , 0.4 , 0.3 , 0.2 , 0.1 , 0
Powered by:
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 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 Weather in Edinburgh

Rainy days
50° 16°
3
55°
3
65° 28°
2
65° 21°
0
66° 30°
4
76° 39°
1
79° 45°
3
76° 43°
4
78° 39°
2
68° 34°
5
58° 25°
1
55° 28°
4
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Rainy days

This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Edinburgh. The warmest months in Edinburgh are June and April, when temperatures reach 79 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 9 ˚F. The wettest month in Edinburgh is March with 5.04 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.25 inches of rain.

What Expert Travelers Think

  • — Whenever I am making travel plans I always use comparison sites to find the best accommodation for us at the best price. Whether it be for hotel stays or private rentals AllTheRooms makes this so much easier and quicker as it brings all my searches into one place, with a great offering of options

    Sarah Pool
    Sarah PoolTammymum
  • — The great thing about AllTheRooms is their ability to cover all bases. If you are travelling solo, with a partner, friends or even a larger family. There is something there for everyone and that is a hugely powerful tool that I believe it boasts moreso than competitors.

    Max Hobbs
    Max HobbsLTL Mandarin School
  • — When I first opened up the AllTheRooms.com site, I was impressed right away... When I’m traveling, I don’t like to waste time searching multiple engines for accommodations, it gets overwhelming and frustrating fast. I want a unique, comfortable stay for the best deal

    Kaelin
    KaelinKindly Kae

Vacation Rentals in Edinburgh

At AllTheRooms.com we have vacation rentals from all of the best providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. AllTheRooms has 12,624 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Edinburgh, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. If you are wanting to save money, the cheapest place to stay in Edinburgh comes in at $4.33 a night. On average, a place to stay in Edinburgh will cost you $131 per night.

Those needing to get some work finished during their trip to Edinburgh can choose from 5,684 places to stay that include WiFi. 1,033 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 114 accommodations that have gyms. If you're planning on getting to Edinburgh by car, be sure to choose from 3,784 accommodations that provide parking. 41 vacation rentals come with a pool or jacuzzi

AllTheRooms has 649 pet-friendly places to stay in Edinburgh, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any problems.

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 5 providers, including 5,467 places to stay from Airbnb, 246 accommodations from Priceline and 204 places to stay from Agoda.

7,773 accommodations in Edinburgh have been reviewed; 69% are rated highly. You can instantly book any of 3,645 places to stay right now.

Destinations near Edinburgh

  • Inverness4,801 Properties
  • Glasgow3,768 Properties
  • Oban2,018 Properties
  • Portree1,951 Properties
  • Fort William1,920 Properties
  • Aviemore1,212 Properties
  • Pitlochry1,123 Properties
  • Largs363 Properties
  • Ullapool281 Properties