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Hostels and Bunkhouses in Lothian and Edinburgh


The Westend Hostel, Edinburgh

The Westend Hostel    Edinburgh

The West End Hotel offers stylish, comfortable accommodation in a mixture of tastefully decorated standard and ensuite rooms in the centre of Edinburgh, close to all that this magnificent city has to offer. Providing a high standard of customer service and with a great location well-equipped accommodation; the West End Hotel is a great choice, whether you are visiting Edinburgh on business or pleasure.

St Christopher

St Christopher's Inn    Edinburgh

St Christopher's Edinburgh is the most conveniently located hostel in the city - we're just across the street from Waverley Train Station. Nominated as one of the exclusive Europe's Famous Hostels, we've been providing a great place for travellers to explore Edinburgh from for years?

All guests receive a 25% discount on food at the on-site restaurants, plus great discount deals on drinks! When you arrive, we guarantee a warm and friendly welcome from our well-travelled team who are more than willing to help you with any questions you might have?

Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel    Edinburgh

Five star budget accommodation in the city centre, ideal for experiencing Scotland's capital - history, culture, food and drink, sport, shopping, comedy...all on your doorstep.

Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel is located in the heart of the city and offers a range of multi-share rooms - ideal if you're looking for group accommodation - as well as private rooms, all en-suite. Premium rooms are also available, taking hostelling to a new level with TV and coffee making facilities.

Royal Mile Backpackers, Edinburgh

Royal Mile Backpackers    Edinburgh

Smack, bang in the middle of town, you won't find a better location than the Royal Mile! In our small and friendly hostel with an open plan kitchen and dining area, making new friends is easy. There is plenty of space to chill and chat with staff and guests in our cosy lounge area with an open fire. Our dorms are all light and bright and our bathrooms are clean and spacious.

Cowgate Tourist Hostel, Edinburgh

Cowgate Tourist Hostel    Edinburgh

Located on the historic Cowgate Street, we are right in the heart of Edinburgh's party and cultural district.

Between Holyrood house (the seat of the Scottish parliament) and Edinburgh Castle, the Cowgate Tourist Hostel gives you the freedom to explore the cities vibrant nightlife, or relax and enjoy a peaceful afternoon wandering through Edinburgh's many museums, art galleries and public parks.

Edinburgh Backpackers, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Backpackers    Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel has more than 18 Double/Twin/Single Rooms across four separate buildings in the best location in town.

In our main building we have a variety of spacious dormitories, ranging in size from 5 to 14 beds. There are also three 'penthouse' private rooms located on the top floor. This building features a fully equipped kitchen, TV room (with Sky TV) and a games room. We are conveniently located in the heart of the historic Old Town, just off the Royal Mile. The hostel is within easy walking distance of all major tourist attractions and Edinburgh's wild nightlife.

Budget Backpackers, Edinburgh

Budget Backpackers    Edinburgh

Budget Backpackers is in the lively Grassmarket area, surrounded by bars and cafés and within walking distance to sites around central Edinburgh. The hostel features quiet, clean and comfortable rooms and highly praised pub crawls and walking tours. Guests have told us there's 'lots of common areas to meet people if you're travelling on your own' and that they 'recommend it for people who are looking to party and meet people'. We've noticed that several of their guests have returned to stay there again and again.

Princes Street East Backpackers, Edinburgh

Princes Street East Backpackers    Edinburgh

Princes Street East caters mainly for independent, international backpackers between the ages of eighteen and thirty. Bear in mind, however, that this is only the core group; any traveller (over 18) with a valid international passport and a desire to have a good time is welcome here!

When we say independent, we mean it! You'll find NO lockouts or silly curfew rules here! The staff are always doing their best to provide our guests with a friendly, easy-going and creative atmosphere.

Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh

Argyle Backpackers    Edinburgh

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.

Castle Rock Hostel, Edinburgh

Castle Rock Hostel    Edinburgh

Castle Rock Hostel is in an ideal location just beside Edinburgh Castle, up the hill from Grassmarket. This carefully-decorated hostel has clean, spacious, themed rooms that our guests have described as 'lovely and warm', as well as a large kitchen and multiple lounges, so there's plenty of space to meet others or find a quiet corner. Hostelworld travellers have said 'the staff are wonderful and great at answering questions and giving advice about what to see and do (and not) in the city'. We like their popular, highly praised walking tours and pub crawls. They don't accept guests under 18.

Belford Hostel, Edinburgh

Belford Hostel    Edinburgh

Centrally located in Edinburgh's West End near the ancient and beautiful Dean Village and Water of Leith. Belford Hostel is a unique and lively converted church.

We offer free WiFi. Every bed has a double power plug for your phones and computers. Free locker to use during your stay. Every guest will receive a door key (10.00 deposit taken). Private double and twin rooms are also available. We offer a left luggage service on departure. Check-in time is from 2pm. Check out time is 10am.

High Street Hostel, Edinburgh

High Street Hostel    Edinburgh

Relax, as a result of recent refurbishments we can assure guests of FREE HOSTEL WIDE WIFI and personal POWER POINTS next to EVERY bed. Thrive in the backpackers atmosphere and meet people from across the globe. 24/7 Hot showers, FREE tea, coffee, hot chocolate and unrivaled ambiance are just a few factors combining to make your stay here at High Street Hostel a unique experience. High Street Hostel operates inside a historical 470 year old building formally known as Morton House. The resident, Earl of Morton, was beheaded in 1581, a consequence of his involvement in the murder of Mary Queen of Scots’ husband.

Light House Hostel, Edinburgh

Light House Hostel    Edinburgh

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.


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