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Kick Ass Hostels

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0.4km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Voted BEST NEW HOSTEL UK 2015 . Fantastic City centre Location. Awesome Castle Views. Free Wifi. Free Walking Tours, Great Vibe!... More...

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Castle Rock Hostel

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0.3km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Voted BEST HOSTEL IN SCOTLAND and best XL hostel IN THE WORLD!! Our fabulous location, palatial grandeur and that all important backpacker-vibe promises you a great holiday in our wonderful city.... More...

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Haystack Hostel

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0.7km from city centre - Show on Map
8.8
Fabulous 193
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

We are currently refurbishing and re-branding our hostel and are very excited to be re-opening mid-December.... More...

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Budget Backpackers

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0.5km from city centre - Show on Map
8.8
Fabulous 6473
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Fantastic City centre Location. Awesome Castle Views. Free Wifi. Free Walking Tours, Great Backpacker Vibe... More...

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Cowgate Tourist Hostel

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0.6km from city centre - Show on Map
7.3
Very good 3385
  • Wonderful Location
Free WiFi

One of the city's few 3 star hostels, we offer the perfect blend of security, comfort and affordability. The building is located on Cowgate Street, in the heart of the city!... More...

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Edinburgh Backpackers

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0.7km from city centre - Show on Map
8.4
Fabulous 6841
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi

The Edinburgh Backpacker Hostel has over 18 Double/Twin/Single rooms in the best location in town. We offer every guest - Free WiFi - Free Lockers - power plugs at every bed.... More...

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High Street Hostel

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0.9km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

We are the city's original independent backpacker's hostel. Excellently located in the heart of Edinburgh's old town just off the historical Royal Mile... More...

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St Christopher's Edinburgh

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0.6km from city centre - Show on Map
8.1
Fabulous 6099
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Edinburgh’s best located hostel! Guests enjoy a 25% discount on food at our Belushi's Bar, FREE WiFi, plus drink deals!..... More...

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Safestay Edinburgh

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0.9km from city centre - Show on Map
8.4
Fabulous 1614
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Our 5 star city centre hostel and lively Bar 50, with great grub and bevy, is the perfectly located base to explore all Edinburgh has to offer. We are just off the mile and minutes from the castle.... More...

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Light House Hostel

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1km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

We donate 50% of our profit to a housing charity- stay with us and you also help provide homes for people in need. A beautiful Georgian house with character & charm. Close to the centre & the... More...

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Belford Hostel

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1.3km from city centre - Show on Map
7.8
Very good 4136
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi

Ever stayed in a converted Church! Then come stay with us!
Centrally located in the beautiful West End 5 minutes walk from Princess Street... More...

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Argyle Backpackers

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1.4km from city centre - Show on Map
8.7
Fabulous 1797
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Bursting with character and exceeding standards for over 25 years!... More...

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Royal Mile Backpackers

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0.9km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Located on SCOTLAND'S MOST FAMOUS STREET in the very heart of this amazing city. If you are looking for a fun and central place to stay then look no further! A warm welcome is guaranteed at RMB... More...

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Princes Street Backpackers East

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0.7km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Wonderful Location
Free WiFi

Provides guests with a friendly, easy-going and cosy atmosphere. Located on West Register St. Residents enjoy a free dinner each Sunday night.... More...

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The Hostel

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1.2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.1
Fabulous 1519
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
Free WiFi

Only a 15 min walk from the famous Edinburgh Castle and the royal mile. Right beside us is St Mary's Cathedral, and 5 minutes from our door is Princes Street.... More...

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The Baxter

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0.7km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

The Baxter, privately owned by the Baxter brothers, brings you a new standard of hostel. Set in the heart of Edinburgh it is an amazingly restored building offering a boutique hostel experience.... More...

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CODE Pod Hostel

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0.3km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

CODE POD hostel is a boutique hostel in the vibrant and beautiful city centre of Edinburgh. Our sophisticated ‘pods’ are designed with maximum comfort and privacy in mind.... More...

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The Westend Hostel

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1.2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.1
Fabulous 956
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

The hostel is set in a Georgian town house which is approximately 150 years old.It is a ten minute walk to the city cent...... More...

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Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel

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1.5km from city centre - Show on Map
8.0
Fabulous 484
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi

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.... More...

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Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First

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2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 194
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free Breakfast

Conveniently located near the Scottish Parliament and the Palace of Holyrood House and set in landscaped grounds. Our excellent prices include a full Scottish breakfast and great facilities... More...

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Grosvenor Gardens

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1.3km from city centre - Show on Map
9.7
Superb 45
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

The Grosvenor Gardens Hotel offers a warm and professional welcome to both tourist and business visitors.

In a city renowned for its Georgian and Victorian architecture this attractive Edinburgh H... More...

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Edinburgh Haddington Place Youth Hostel

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1.6km from city centre - Show on Map
8.7
Fabulous 15
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

From from mid-July to early September, our Haddington Place Youth Hostel takes over a new accommodation complex close to Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel... More...

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Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls

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0.7km from city centre - Show on Map
7.6
Very good 396
  • Wonderful Location
Free WiFi

We are located just a 5 to 10 minute walk from Waverley Station on Cowgate and beside the famous Royal Mile. Also within an easy walk of Edinburgh Castle. rn... More...

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Park View House Hotel

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3km from city centre - Show on Map
8.5
Fabulous 111
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Built in 1860, this detached Victorian house was once an elegant family home and is situated in the heart of Scotland's capital...... More...

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Northumberland Hotel

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2.9km from city centre - Show on Map
7.8
Very good 122
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi

The Northumberland Hotel is a family run hotel situated only 1.7 miles from the City centre.... More...

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Merith House Hotel

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3.1km from city centre - Show on Map
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Our hotel is just a mile from Princess Street, a mere 5-10 minutes from both the city centre and Leith Dock.... More...

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Destiny Student - Shrubhill

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1.9km from city centre - Show on Map
8.1
Fabulous 13
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Destiny Student - Shrubhill is located 5min from Edinburgh's New Town, offering affordable summer accommodation.... More...

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Edinburgh House Hotel

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2.2km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Excellent Cleanliness

Welcome to Edinburgh House Hotel which offers a warm Scottish welcome, together with a homely atmosphere and personal service.... More...

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Syozant Morrison Roomz

Hotel
0.9km from city centre - Show on Map
7.7
Very good 2
  • Wonderful Location
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

We are pleased to welcome you at Syozant Morrison Roomz... More...

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Destiny Student - Murano

Hostel
1.9km from city centre - Show on Map
7.3
Very good 18
Free WiFi

Destiny Student - Murano is offering private rooms and studios in a quiet area of Edinburgh.... More...

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We have 45 hostels in Edinburgh with an average rating of 8.0 based on 88,946 reviews

About Edinburgh

Edinburgh attracts tourists from around the world for its rich history, world-renowned golf courses and high-quality universities. Thanks to a large student population,
there is a great selection of bars and restaurants that will appeal to any backpackers or budget travellers passing through.

The city is split between the Old Town, a labyrinth of cobbled streets, narrow alleyways and hidden courtyards, and New Town, a neat and ordered grid
with broad streets that showcase perfectly preserved examples of neoclassical and Georgian architecture from the 18th and 19th century.

Hostels in Edinburgh have everything you need to enjoy your stay. Secure lockers, self-catering facilities, pool tables, bars, walking tours, pub crawls and more.
If you’re brave enough to visit in the winter, you can even find hostels with a fireplace to keep you warm after a long day of walking.

Most of Edinburgh’s youth hostels are in the Old Town, just a short walk from the main tourist attractions, including the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle,
Calton Hill and Holyrood Park. The city also hosts well-known events like the Fringe Festival and T in the Park during the summer months.

Once you’ve seen the sights, take the time to explore the city’s amazing food and drink scene. There are countless award-winning restaurants that pride themselves
on top-quality ingredients and local produce. If you’re on a budget, there are still plenty of affordable eating options in Edinburgh.

You’re unlikely to break the bank in Edinburgh, but here are some free things to do just in case.

The Scottish are known for their good nature and hospitality, so don’t be shy about asking hostels owners and reception staff for recommendations.
They can help you get out into the highlands and see some of the world’s most amazing landscapes, or give you a local perspective on Edinburgh.

Almost every hostel in Edinburgh is close to major transport links, including the tram to and from the airport, but make sure to filter by price,
rating and facilities to find the perfect fit for your next trip.

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