Royal Mile is a stretch of cobbled pavement inside the Georgian cloak of the Old Town. It is an intoxicating scent of the bygone and the present, from markets overflowing with souvenir trinkets to castles and whiskey distilleries, all hobnobbing together.
A tour of the most popular places of interest in Royal Mile usually starts with the St. Giles Cathedral. Its stained-glass windows and detailed carvings will take you back to 14th-century medieval Scotland. Edinburgh's skyline is punctuated with high-rising archways and towers. The steeple of St. Cathedral is a perfect example. The most out-of-the-ordinary attraction in Royal Mile is the Camera Obscura. A stunning portrayal of 19th-century innovations, it stands out in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. Real Mary King's Close finds itself as a staple of haunted stories about the city’s past. These underground streets of Royal Mile will give you a glimpse into the life of 17th-century Edinburgh. Some of the best-budget hotels such as the OYO Arden Guest House are less than 3 miles from Royal Mile.
A ferry and two trains ride away, at 97 miles from Royal Mile, lies the Isle of Arran. The Island will refine your gastronomic impulses as this “miniature Scotland” is famous for single-malt whiskeys and cheddar cheese. Hotels near its world-class golf parks and cafes have won accolades for their hospitality and decor. You can also head to St. Andrews for the weekend. Just 52 miles away from Royal Mile, it is lost in time, with sandy beaches and old-age castle ruins. Villa-shaped hotels for long term stay provide the best of comfort, luxury, and relaxation.
OYO Hotels in Royal Mile, Edinburgh is your go-to option when it comes to comfort and convenience. With monthly and weekly average rates between £30-£60 per night, they are some of the most affordable options to rent hotels by the month. A satisfying experience for the guests, amenities like car parking and swimming pools, 24/7 check-in, king/queen-sized beds, intercom, and in-house restaurants are offered at OYO Hotels.