The Baxter offers you something you won’t find anywhere else. More than just a place to put your head down our custom built hostel will wow you with its vibrant and unique style. We aim to be somewhere you genuinely want to hang out, where you can feel at home, meet new people and make the most of our amazing city.
Our dorm rooms range from 4-12 beds, and you can choose from single sex or mixed. Enjoy our immaculate, customised kitchen and chilled out luxe lounging area. Each room has its own lockers to keep your luggage & private belongings safe and the hostel has free WIFI throughout.
Edinburgh's Royal Mile is one of the most central locations in the city. Step outside our door in August – the Edinburgh Festival season – and you'll find all kinds of street performers, from bagpipers to clowns. Holyrood Palace, the Queen's official residence in Scotland, is a 10-minute walk away, while the 11th-century Edinburgh Castle is also a 10-minute stroll.
Five star VisitScotland accredited hostel accommodation in the city centre, close to major transport links and ideally positioned for exploring Scotland's capital.
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel is a popular choice for individual travellers, backpackers, families and groups travelling on a budget. Guests can choose from a wide range of accommodation - from spacious shared rooms with individual lockers to private and premium rooms. All rooms in the hostel are en-suite and premium rooms come with a TV, USB plug sockets and coffee making facilities.
If you're looking for a good time, you've come to the right place: Kick Ass Hostel Cowgate is based right in the buzzy Grassmarket area of Edinburgh. Whether you're flying solo or in a group, sign up to one of our pub crawls to meet new friends to party with. Or chill out in the treehouse common room and pick up travel tips.
We're an easy-going bunch of backpacking fanatics here at Princes Street Backpackers East, which gives our hostel a nice relaxed vibe. Stop by the common room (you might catch us jamming on the guitar) to meet other travellers, mostly aged 18 to 30. Free Wi-Fi's on tap to update your mates on your Scottish adventures. Our video lounge is the place to catch a movie.
You'll get a great view of Edinburgh Castle from the Castle Rock Hostel thanks to our impressive location right by the historic city centre. Inside our grand building, you'll find quirky décor, lofty ceilings, plush carpets and distinctive artwork – as Instagrammable as the old fort itself. We've got a spacious kitchen, outdoor sun trap and a big-screen cinema room, too – perfect for bonding with other travellers over a movie or one of our BBQs.
Our beautiful historic building is located at the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town at the corner of the Grassmarket square. Within walking distance to all attractions and with the vibrant Edinburgh nightlife at your doorstep. Nearby secure car parking available at over 60% discount, please contact us for details.
Guests booking at Kick Ass Grassmarket also get free access to all facilities of our sister hostel Kick Ass Greyfriars, only 2 minutes away. No curfew. Secure electronic swipe cards for all rooms. CCTV throughout and security passes issued to all our guests. Secure lockers provided for every bed. All rooms have Wi-Fi access, USB charging points at each bed and private bed lights.
We've kept the gorgeous stained-glass windows of Belford Hostel – which used to be a church – and added a whole lot more besides. Think free Wi-Fi, a lively bar (for hanging out with new travel mates) and an outdoor barbecue. You'll find Scottish and sporty memorabilia all over the common areas, from a caricature of Braveheart to artwork showing the National Anthem's opening verse.
The West End Hotel is located in a B-listed Victorian townhouse only 15-minutes walk from the West End of Princes Street, the perfect base to relax yet within easy reach of all that Edinburgh has to offer.
We offer simple, quality accommodation for guests that want to make the most of their time exploring Scotland’s capital. After a full room refurbishment in 2018, The West End Hotel Edinburgh offers modern and bright DORMITORY rooms which are comfortable and welcoming.
Experience the real Edinburgh when you stay at High Street Hostel in the heart of the Old Town. You can tell your friends you stayed in the historic building where an earl involved in the murder of Mary Queen of Scots’ husband once lived. These days, you’ll be well looked after in our cosy dorm rooms – we're proud of our super-friendly vibe. Come and hang out with fellow travellers in the lounge, play a few games of pool or chill to our favourite beats in the wood-panelled reception area.
Edinburgh Backpackers is a friendly spot for a trip to Scotland, spread across four buildings in the heart of the city. Check in is from 2pm, but no worries if you get here early – we'll keep your bag for free while you explore. Just ask at reception and we'll point you in the right direction for a free city tour. We've got a café and two common rooms for friendly gatherings – relax with a movie in the TV room, or unleash your competitive side in our games room. Pool, anyone?
CoDE Pod Hostels - The Loft is a unique, boutique hostel on Rose street North lane, in the vibrant and beautiful city centre of Edinburgh. We are located within walking distance of most major sights and we are conveniently located on connections from and to the airport. The train and bus station are just a few minutes by foot from our hostel.
The Light House is a truly unique place to stay - our bright young team will welcome you to our beautiful Georgian townhouse bursting with character and charm. We have created a fusion of contemporary living space with good old fashioned family hospitality. Our guests often say it's more like a family home than a hostel, with a laid back attitude and cosy friendly atmosphere. The Light House is the place to chill out and make new friends. We are only 15 minutes' walk to Edinburgh Castle.
Bursting with character and exceeding standards for over 25 years! Argyle Backpackers is ideal for a stay in Edinburgh.
We are only a 10-15 minute walk from the famous Royal Mile with its castle and the buzzing city center, yet in a calm and relaxed part of town with a nearby pub, restaurant and shops. If you're looking for a good sleep and a relaxing time then this is your place. It is also great for access to the University.
If you fancy staying in a buzzing hostel in the heart of Edinburgh's medieval Old Town, then St Christopher's Edinburgh is the place! Our friendly staff will take you on an epic pub crawl (crawling distance from the hostel!) where you can get to know your fellow travellers over an Edinburgh Pale Ale or two. Pop downstairs for some discounted drinks and burgers at Belushi's Bar, or sample the local haggis at Jake's Place next door.