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Safestay Edinburgh

Hostel
0.9km from city centre - Show on Map
8.6
Fabulous 1867
  • 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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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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Kick Ass Grassmarket

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0.4km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic 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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Edinburgh Backpackers

Hostel
0.7km from city centre - Show on Map
8.7
Fabulous 8387
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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
  • Fantastic 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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Kick Ass Greyfriars

Hostel
0.5km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 7450
  • 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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Belford Hostel

Hostel
1.3km from city centre - Show on Map
8.1
Fabulous 4907
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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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St Christopher's Edinburgh Original

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0.6km from city centre - Show on Map
8.1
Fabulous 7107
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi

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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Royal Mile Backpackers

Hostel
0.9km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic 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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Cowgate Tourist Hostel

Hostel
0.6km from city centre - Show on Map
7.2
Very good 4022
  • 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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The Westend Hostel

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1.2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.5
Fabulous 1241
  • 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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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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Argyle Backpackers

Hostel
1.4km from city centre - Show on Map
8.6
Fabulous 2103
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

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

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Princes Street Backpackers East

Hostel
0.7km from city centre - Show on Map
7.3
Very good 2318
  • Perfect 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

Hostel
1.2km from city centre - Show on Map
7.4
Very good 1810
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous 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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Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel

Hostel
1.5km from city centre - Show on Map
8.8
Fabulous 620
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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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The Baxter

Hostel
0.7km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 690
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent 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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Haystack Hostel

Hostel
0.7km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 351
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

With comfortable beds and common areas, and friendly, knowledgeable staff, we are the perfect place to base yourself while exploring Edinburgh.... More...

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CoDE Pod Hostels - THE LoFT

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

THE LoFT by CoDE Pod Hostels is located in the vibrant and beautiful city centre of Edinburgh, 3 mins walk to Princes Street.... More...

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Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel

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

Fantastic summer youth hostel in the heart of Edinburgh, minutes from the Royal Mile, Grassmarket and Edinburgh Festival action.... More...

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Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls

Hostel
0.7km from city centre - Show on Map
7.9
Very good 462
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
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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Containers Hostel

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3km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi

Containers Hostels brings to Edinburgh the world’s first hostel built from converted shipping containers! Our hostel is unique, stylish and comfortable with an amazing atmosphere!... More...

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Destiny Student - Brae House

Hostel
1.9km from city centre - Show on Map
7.8
Very good 37
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi

Destiny Student - Brae House offers summer accommodation with a contemporary design. Ideal for socialising and studying.... More...

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CoDE Pod Hostels - THE CoURT

Hostel
0.6km from city centre - Show on Map
9.4
Superb 4
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

CoDE Pod Hostels - THE CoURT -a former courthouse and jail transformed into a hostel.... More...

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Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First

Hostel
2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.6
Fabulous 243
  • 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

Hotel
1.3km from city centre - Show on Map
9.5
Superb 61
  • Perfect 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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Hotel

Merith House Hotel

Hotel
3.1km from city centre - Show on Map
7.4
Very good 208
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 - Murano

Hostel
1.9km from city centre - Show on Map
8.6
Fabulous 26
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

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

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Destiny Student - Shrubhill

Hostel
1.9km from city centre - Show on Map
Free WiFi

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

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Hotel

Park View House Hotel

Hotel
3km from city centre - Show on Map
8.6
Fabulous 121
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic 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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Apartment

CityLiveIn

Apartment
1km from city centre - Show on Map
7.5
Very good 16
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
Free WiFi

CityLivein Grove Street is just a 10-minute walk from Princes Street and consist of 321 double rooms or studios with a kitchenette, as well as a 24-hour reception.... More...

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Bed and Breakfast

Blossom

Bed and Breakfast
2.1km from city centre - Show on Map
8.6
Fabulous 56
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

All bedrooms are tastefully furnished and for the convenience of guests have en suite facilities, colour television and tea/coffee hospitality tray.... More...

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Bed and Breakfast

Edinburgh Regency Guest House

Bed and Breakfast
1.6km from city centre - Show on Map
9.1
Superb 76
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

This Victorian building is located in a highly desirable area of Merchiston, with Union Canal at the rear of the guest house... More...

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Bed and Breakfast

Adelphi Hotel

Bed and Breakfast
3.4km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness

On the edge of Leith Links’ park, Adelphi Hotel offers guest accommodation in a Georgian townhouse.... More...

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Hostel

St Christopher's Edinburgh Old Town

Hostel
0.6km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
New
0
Free WiFi

St Christopher's Inns brand new hostel in Edinburgh Old Town!... More...

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Apartment

Salisbury Court

Apartment
1.8km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free Breakfast

Welcome to Salisbury Court Edinburgh we offer you cosy accommodation for a fine stay.... More...

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Campsite

Edinburgh Festival Camping

Campsite
11.4km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 4
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Edinburgh Festival Camping offers an affordable, accessible & convenient family friendly accommodation choice, a atmospheric place to stay!... More...

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Hotel

Edinburgh House Hotel

Hotel
2.2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.0
Fabulous 68
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • 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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Bed and Breakfast

Aynetree Guest House

Bed and Breakfast
5.5km from city centre - Show on Map
8.1
Fabulous 105
  • Wonderful Location
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Family run Victorian detached guest house, with FREE private parking for 6 cars, situated near the city centre. All rooms have en-suite except one which has a private large bathroom.... More...

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Apartment

Young Street Apartments by Reizand

Apartment
0.5km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

Young Street Apartments by Reizand central location ensures you are close to all the action in the bustling city of Edinburgh.... More...

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Hostel

Destiny Student - Cowgate

Hostel
0.8km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 4
Free WiFi

Destiny Student - Cowgate offers modern accommodation, 24 hour Reception and free WiFi in a central location.... More...

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Hotel

Syozant Drumdryan Central ApartHotel

Hotel
0.8km from city centre - Show on Map
5.1
Rating 3
Free WiFi

Syozant Drumdryan Central is the ideal for those visiting Edinburgh.... More...

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Hotel

Syozant Lauriston Central ApartHotel

Hotel
0.7km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 1
Free WiFi

Not only can you find spacious private rooms at Syozant Lauriston Central ApartHotel but you get also a great location with access to many attractions the city has to offer.... More...

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Syozant Morrison Central ApartHotel

Hotel
0.9km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 2
Free WiFi

We are pleased to welcome you at Syozant Morrison Central ApartHotel... More...

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Apartment

Let's Edinburgh

Apartment
1.4km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 28
Free WiFi

Stay with friends or family in 5* luxury for hostel prices, in Edinburghs BEST CITY CENTRE LOCATION!

Ideal location for all tourist attractions plus Edinburghs vibrant cafe culture, nightlife and s... More...

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Hotel

Culane House Hotel

Hotel
3.1km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 31
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

The Culane Guest House Hotel is centrally located and is the perfect place to unwind and relax in Edinburgh.... More...

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The Scottish capital attracts people from across the globe with its world-class culture, food and entertainment Thanks to a large student population,
there is a great selection of bars and restaurants in Edinburgh that will appeal to any backpackers or budget travellers passing through.

It’s also known as the Festival City, thanks to a huge variety of events that happen throughout the year, especially during the summer months,
when the city hosts well-known events like the Fringe Festival and T in the Park during the summer months.

Edinburgh is one of the most compact cities in Europe, which means you’ll be close to the city centre regardless of where you decide to stay.
The city is divided into the Old Town and New Town, both of which are UNESCO World Heritage Site, and each of which has its own unique character.

Despite its name, the New Town was built in the mid-to-late 18th century. If you prefer Georgian townhouses, wide avenues and open squares, then you should stay in a hostel here
It’s also home to independent coffee shops and artisan bars. If you prefer cobbled streets and medieval architecture, then the Old Town is for you,
which puts you within easy reach of all the best tourist attractions.

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.

Take a walk along the Royal Mile, which runs through the heart of Edinburgh and connects two Royal residence; Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood House. For those feeling fit,
take a walk to the top of Arthur’s Seat, which takes about an hour, and admire the beautiful views of the city. If you prefer a more leisurely pace, there’s also Calton Hill,
which only takes a few minutes to reach the top.

A few other notable sites include the National Museum of Scotland, the Royal Botanic Garden and St. Giles Cathedral. Once you’ve seen the sights, take some time to explore
the city’s amazing food and drink scene, which features countless award-winning restaurants that pride themselves on top-quality ingredients and local produce.
The Scotch Whiskey Experience is another great option.

Getting from the airport to the city centre couldn’t be simpler, thanks to a tram that only takes 35 minutes to reach the city centre. There’s also plenty of taxis and a 24-hour bus. Once you’ve settled into your accommodation, there’s a huge network of buses, trams and suburban rail routes to choose from, even though you should be able to reach
the main sights and attractions on foot.

We have 46 hostels in Edinburgh with an average rating of 8.4 based on 94,691 reviews 46 of 46 properties available in Edinburgh

About Edinburgh

The Scottish capital attracts people from across the globe with its world-class culture, food and entertainment Thanks to a large student population,
there is a great selection of bars and restaurants in Edinburgh that will appeal to any backpackers or budget travellers passing through.

It’s also known as the Festival City, thanks to a huge variety of events that happen throughout the year, especially during the summer months,
when the city hosts well-known events like the Fringe Festival and T in the Park during the summer months.

Edinburgh is one of the most compact cities in Europe, which means you’ll be close to the city centre regardless of where you decide to stay.
The city is divided into the Old Town and New Town, both of which are UNESCO World Heritage Site, and each of which has its own unique character.

Despite its name, the New Town was built in the mid-to-late 18th century. If you prefer Georgian townhouses, wide avenues and open squares, then you should stay in a hostel here
It’s also home to independent coffee shops and artisan bars. If you prefer cobbled streets and medieval architecture, then the Old Town is for you,
which puts you within easy reach of all the best tourist attractions.

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.

Take a walk along the Royal Mile, which runs through the heart of Edinburgh and connects two Royal residence; Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood House. For those feeling fit,
take a walk to the top of Arthur’s Seat, which takes about an hour, and admire the beautiful views of the city. If you prefer a more leisurely pace, there’s also Calton Hill,
which only takes a few minutes to reach the top.

A few other notable sites include the National Museum of Scotland, the Royal Botanic Garden and St. Giles Cathedral. Once you’ve seen the sights, take some time to explore
the city’s amazing food and drink scene, which features countless award-winning restaurants that pride themselves on top-quality ingredients and local produce.
The Scotch Whiskey Experience is another great option.

Getting from the airport to the city centre couldn’t be simpler, thanks to a tram that only takes 35 minutes to reach the city centre. There’s also plenty of taxis and a 24-hour bus. Once you’ve settled into your accommodation, there’s a huge network of buses, trams and suburban rail routes to choose from, even though you should be able to reach
the main sights and attractions on foot.