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Arty Hostels at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Edinburgh Fringe Hostels Accommodation

21-Jul-2009

Book your Edinburgh Fringe hostels accommodation in the city’s coolest art hostels and celebrate the biggest arts festival in the world with Hostelbookers!

Edinburgh takes center stage on the arts calendar in August for the Fringe Festival. With a line-up of the freshest talent in theatre, music, film, comedy, art and dance, Edinburgh Fringe 2009 looks set to be the best yet.
 
With their swanky design features and flash murals on the walls, these arty hostels are the perfect place to crash after a show. Close to all the main venues, and the after-parties on the Royal Mile, you can sleep in style from only €9.26 per person per night with HostelBookers.
 
Indulge your creative side with this list of top arty Edinburgh hostels with late availability for the festival.
 
 
With an enviable location right between the Old and New Town, this funky hostel boasts murals on the walls, and has a vibrant bar packed with pool tables. Perfect for post-fringe parties, the Caledonian Bar is open until a hedonistic 5am on weekends.
 
 
Located in the lively Grassmarket area, Budget Backpackers is ideal for students who want to be in the heart of all the action. Fresh and modern inside, the bright rooms pop with color, and there’s a slick chill-out room with a plasma TV when you want to recover from the night before.

 
You can sleep easy at the High Street Hostel - a stone’s throw from the Royal Mile, this chic eco-hostel is arty AND environmentally friendly. The ‘High Street’ is carbon neutral, recycles and only uses renewable sources for all electricity, but eco-warriors will also love the historic building, chilled out atmosphere and paintings on the walls.
 
 
Get into the alternative spirit of the Fringe at Princes Street East. This independent hostel has a ‘creative’ and easy-going atmosphere, from backpackers jamming in the ‘Cave’ bar to the graffiti decorating the walls.
 
 
Right on the Royal Mile, this hostel always goes all out for the festival, kicking off the festivities with a load of Edinburgh Fringe Events. From a Festival Pub crawl to the chance to win show tickets, this fun-loving hostel is the place to get your Fringe Party started.
 

Feeling Inspired? HostelBookers has also compiled a list of top tips for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2009, a survival guide for the budget traveler.