Light House Hostel
The Light House is a loving, caring and sharing place to be - we donate 10% of our profit to a housing charity. So when you stay with us, you are also helping to provide homes for people in need.
We are situated in the artistic area of the city centre. Nearby are 4 cinemas, 3 theatres, a concert hall, a wide selection of restaurants, bars, coffee houses and a co-operative super market that opens till 10pm for your essential supplies!
We have a large back garden where we host regular campfires and BBQs - so bring your guitars and best (or worst) singing voices and join us for a good old sing along around the fire; dancing is optional! Or if its too wet outside you can relax in our spacious comfy lounge and enjoy a wide selection of movies on our home cinema system with HD projector and surround sound.
We have a fully equipped self catering kitchen including a dish washer......so no need to wash up, Yey! We offer a free breakfast and complimentary tea and coffee all day, high speed Wi-Fi, access to a desk top computer, free lockers, linen, towels and shower gel. We operate a no shoes policy in The Light House to keep the house in spotless order, a shoe rack and slippers are provided at the entrance making it feel like a real home from home.
We offer a variety of bright and spacious rooms ranging from a 4 bed dorm to a 10 bed dorm. Each room has a double bed to accommodate couples or families. Any guest under the age of 18 can stay in the private room with a family member who is over 21. The communal living areas are clean and cosy providing a great space to relax and unwind after a busy day of sightseeing.
There is a no smoking policy throughout the hostel with smoking area out front. We are not a party hostel, so the communal areas are locked at midnight to ensure every guest gets a good nights sleep.
Please be aware there are different booking conditions for August and New Year due to the Fringe and Hogmanay festivals; ask for details. We offer excellent long term and low season rates.
Check-in is after 15:00 only - and till 22:00.
Check-out by 10:30.
Reception is open from 9:00 to 22:00.
Cancellation policy is 72 hours in advance.
Group Booking Policy:
Maximum 10 persons per group. If your group is larger than this, please contact us first to discuss availability. Unfortunately we do not cater for stag and hen parties.
There is no curfew. However, we are not a party hostel, we request that guests be very quiet when returning after midnight, this is to ensure people who are sleeping are not disturbed and everyone can get a good night's sleep.