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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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St Christopher's Edinburgh Old Town

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.3
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

COVID 19 Policy Update.
In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property, including in-house disinfection.

This brand new St Christopher's Inns hostel in Edinburgh is close to everything you could possibly want to do in the city. Located in the beautiful Edinburgh Old Town, the new St Christopher's Inns lies just across the road from Waverley Station and a short walk away from Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile. You can walk pretty much everywhere from here so it's the perfect central location for backpackers. Party in the hostel's new and improved Belushi's Bar, make the most of hostel events such as Bar Crawls and Free Walking Tours and then have a good night's sleep after a busy day. We are only a 2 minute walk away from some of Edinburgh's best traditional pubs and bars in the medieval Old Town. This is the second St Christopher's Inns hostel to open in the Scottish capital, just opposite the original hostel.

NOW OPEN, this hostel boasts fresh airy rooms, brand new bathrooms and a contemporary look and feel throughout. You can find a mix of modern dorm rooms and private rooms which are all newly built and decorated. Each bed come fitted with USB ports, plug sockets and storage lockers. Did you know the hostel was once a former Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo office? There was even a top secret military safe left behind that has now been transformed into a contemporary new private room.

Benefit from high spec FREE WiFi throughout the hostel along with 25% off food and daily drink deals & Happy Hour downstairs in Belushi's. All beds are made upon your arrival with fresh linen.


St Christopher's Edinburgh Old Town Terms & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by credit cards, debit cards or cash.
Taxes included.
No curfew.
Maximum stay is 7 nights.
Check-in & check-out time:
- Check-in starts at 2pm and check-out is at 10am.

Identification:
- Please note that we require an in date government approved - drivers license, passport or national ID card at check-in.

Age Restrictions
- Guests under the age of 18 must stay in a private room with guardians. They cannot share in general dormitory rooms with people who are not part of their own group or family. Under-18s are not allowed in the bars or pubs.

Payment
- Cash and most major bank cards are accepted. American Express credit cards are not accepted.

Smoking
- Smoking is prohibited in the building. Smoking areas are available outside. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 8.8

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 7.3

  • Cleanliness 7.8

  • Facilities 7.3


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 Oct 2021
    Only stayed one night but the staff were super nice and the location was great! Literally right next to Waverly station. Room and bed were clean and comfortable, and live music next door. Will definitely stay again in the future.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    21 Sep 2021
    Excellent! It would be the best hostel I’ve ever been to! Strongly recommend!
    China, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    12 Oct 2021
    Clean, friendly hostel in an amazing central location! Staff were helpful and check in/out was so easy. It does have a bar/restaurant which guests get discounts at. There weren’t many other guests to interact because of offpeak season, which i didn’t mind at all but may factor in if you’re looking for a more outgoing place to stay.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    22 Oct 2021
    Arrived to an extremely drunk Stag do causing quite a lot of havoc in the main lobby, which was initially concerning. However, once I had got to my dorm I was impressed by the cleanliness, the facilities and the quietness of the dorm. Showers and toilets were excellent. The location is great, right beside Waverley station and the adjoining bar is fairly decent, offering a good discount on food and some drinks for guests at the hostel. Overall I would definitely come again.
    Scotland, Male, 18-24
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    20 Nov 2021
    It’s a dorm, not a hostel. There was no common lounge nor kitchen. Just a dorm and bathroom.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    11 Sep 2021
    Nice place right in the centre of Edinburgh. The facilities are great; downstairs bar for a drink before you head out (though I suggest you pack earplugs with you as during the night you might hear the party/music coming through if you're a light sleeper), bathrooms are right by the rooms which is great. The staff is really nice and friendly - also very helpful. However I suggest you check your bedding before sleeping in it. My bedding clearly wasn't changed after a person.
    Poland, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    02 Nov 2021
    Everything was great. Only issue is wifi is super slow. In 2021 wifi speeds should be better than 3.0 MBPs I mean the airport is 75, so that is disappointing
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 6.9

    Good

    31 Oct 2021
    the staff were exactly funny helpful and polite.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 4.3

    Rating

    04 Nov 2021
    Location and staff were both really nice, but it didn't make up for the lack of facilities (number of toilets, showers, common room), the atmosphere (very cheap drinking culture) and the lack of cleanliness (toilets and showers were disgusting, so was the "lounge" that I found on day 3 after asking if there was anywhere to make a cup of tea (no kitchen). They have clearly emphasized the bar (loud and cheap) which is two inside doors away from dorms, so sleep is pretty hard to come by.
    Germany, Female, 31-40
  • 4.3

    Rating

    27 Oct 2021
    - Many security issues in this place, never felt so unsafe at a hostal before. Had many incidents, from room door broken, from police arresting people from the room, to girl being removed by security, outsiders entering - many problems with their system, I had to change beds 5 TIMES cause they kept giving my bed to other people. - NO social vibe. Bar is dead and the is no real common area. If u expect party, this is not like others St.Christophers - cleaning is worse than normal for a hostal
    Portugal, Female, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Flexible NRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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