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Light House Hostel

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  • Value For Money 9.4
  • Security 9.3
  • Location 8.5
  • Staff 9.6
  • Atmosphere 9.0
  • Cleanliness 9.4
  • Facilities 9.0

Location

20 Gilmore Place

Property Directions

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IMPORTANT:
Please note that there are two number 20's on Gilmore Place! It is not the first one which is a shop at 20 Lochrin Buildings. The Light House Hostel is 100 meters further along - walk past the shops - we have a red telephone box in our front garden!
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From Edinburgh Bus Station

[Taxi] : Cost around £7. (Journey time around 10 minutes)

[Bus] : Cost £1.50 single. £4.00 day ticket. (15 minutes)
From the coach station, ask for directions for the Scott Monument on Princes Street which is a 5-minute walk. At the Scott Monument, look for the west-bound bus stop for 10, 11, 15, 16. Ask the driver to let you off at Tollcross.

At Tollcross, ask for Gilmore Place. The Light House is 100 meters along the street - walk past the shops.
Look for the red telephone box in our front garden.

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From Waverley Train Station

[Taxi] : Cost around £7. (10 minutes)

[Bus] : Cost £1.50 single. £4.00 day ticket. (15 minutes)
From Waverley Train Station, ask for directions for the Scott Monument on Princes Street which is a 5-minute walk. At the Scott Monument, look for the west-bound bus stop for 10, 11, 15, 16. Ask the driver to let you off at Tollcross.

At Tollcross, ask for Gilmore Place. The Light House is 100 meters along the street - walk past the shops.
Look for the red telephone box in our front garden.

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From Edinburgh Airport

[Taxi] : Cost around £23 for up to 8 passengers. (25 minutes)
We can pre-book a taxi to wait for you at the airport. Email us for more information.

[Bus 35] : Total journey 55 minutes. Cost £1.50 single. £4.00 day ticket. (50 minutes)
Ask the driver to let you off at the stop called 'Tollcross'. Hostel is 5 minutes walk.

[Tram] : Total journey around 50 minutes. Cost £5 single, £8 Return. (30 minutes tram time) Get off at Princes Street;
then take a west-bound Bus 10, 11, 15, 16 to Tollcross (10 minutes, £1.50).

[Airlink 100 Bus] : Total journey around 50 minutes. Cost £4.50 single, £7.50 Return. (30 minutes bus time) Ask the driver to let you off at the West End (Shandwick Place), then cross the road and walk to Lothian Road, where you can:
take a taxi from outside Caledonian Hotel to the Hostel (5 minutes, £5);
or take a Bus 10, 11, 15, 16 to Tollcross (10 minutes, £1.50);
or walk to the Hostel (15 minutes).

At Tollcross, ask for Gilmore Place. The Light House is 100 meters along the street - walk past the shops.
Look for the red telephone box in our front garden.


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PARKING
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Free parking at the front of the hostel in the evenings and on Sundays. Please see below for more detail.
There is also Secure Parking in a nearby garage at £12.50 for 24 hours.

Monday - Friday
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Front of hostel:
between 6:30pm to 8:00am - free parking.

Pay and Display Bay:
between 8:30am to 5:30pm - at £1.60 per hour.
between 5:30pm to 8:30am - free parking.

Check exact restrictions at reception.

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Saturday
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Front of hostel:
between 6:30pm to 8:00am - free parking.

Pay and Display Bay:
free parking all day !

Check exact restrictions at reception.

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Sunday
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Front of hostel: free parking all day !
Pay and Display Bay: free parking all day !
  • Value For Money 9.4
  • Security 9.3
  • Location 8.5
  • Staff 9.6
  • Atmosphere 9.0
  • Cleanliness 9.4
  • Facilities 9.0
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Light House Hostel Located at 20 Gilmore Place, , Edinburgh.
Light House Hostel
Scotland
Edinburgh Edinburgh City EH3 9NQ 20 Gilmore Place
92% 1109
55.9416072 -3.2064351
Light House Hostel
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