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The Hostel Hostel
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Now under new management and recently refurbished. Only a 15 minute walk into the west end of Edinburgh city centre and located across from HaymarketRead more Train Station, The Hostel offers stylish, central, comfortable accommodation at a very competitive rate! We are close to all main transport links as well as bars, restaurants and shops which will ensure you feel involved with all Edinburgh has to offer. With our electronic key cards and no curfew you can feel free to come and go as you wish.

from 12.42 USD
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The Westend Hostel Hostel
94%
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In the heart of Edinburgh's West End close to all this magnificent city has to offer, The West End Hotel offers stylish, comfortable 3 star accommodationRead more in a mix of tastefully decorated standard and en suite rooms. Providing a high standard of clean, modern, fresh accommodation, friendly customer service and with a great central, but quiet location, The West End Hotel is a great choice whether you are visiting Edinburgh on business or pleasure. A fantastic hotel with competitive hostel rates!

from 12.42 USD
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City Centre Hostel - Kingsview Hostel
72%
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Spend a night in the new Kingsview City Centre Hostel and enjoy our cool Edinburgh Townhouse and its the great facilities such as gourmet GuestRead more Kitchen, en suite rooms, WIFI, Games Room and BBQ area. Princes Street, The Royal Mile, Conference Centre, Castle and all Edinburgh's major tourist attractions are just a short walk away.

from 12.42 USD
Cowgate Tourist Hostel Hostel
79%
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Cowgate Tourist Hostel offers quality backpacker and hostel style accommodation in the very heart of Edinburgh's historic old town. LocatedRead more under the shadow of Edinburgh Castle and within short walking distance of Princes Street and Edinburgh Waverley Rail station. Your in the right place for all that's going on in the City! Perfect choice for group bookings - stag/hen parties, schools and events whatever your wish we will accommodate!

from 13.97 USD
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel Hostel
90%
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Welcome to Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel, SYHA Hostelling Scotland's 5-star youth hostel. Centrally located, within walking distance of mostRead more of the City's tourist attractions, this stylish youth hostel is well equipped to suit the needs of single travellers, families and groups.

from 23.80 USD
Castle Rock Hostel Hostel
94%
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SORRY NO CHILDREN PLEASE Fabulously located beside Edinburgh Castle! Our palatial hostel offers wonderful character, with a mix of grandeurRead more and backpacker vibe! Enjoy Edinburgh's best location at the very heart of the city. We are just a stroll from the bus, train and airport bus and 1 minute from Edinburgh Castle, 1 minute from the Royal Mile & 1 minute from the Grassmarket. Though we are in a relatively quiet street the city's wonderful late night-life is also just around the corner – ideal!

from 15.52 USD
Smart City Hostel by Safestay Hostel
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Just off of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh city centre, is the 5 star Visit Scotland accredited Smart City Hostels, with dorm and private roomsRead more (all en-suite), towels and linen provided, a secure 24 hour reception, Bar 50 for food and drinks with free wifi, and all of Edinburgh’s attractions / lively night scene on your doorstep

from 15.91 USD
High Street Hostel Hostel
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Stay green- we are completely carbon neutral. Enjoy our easy-going vibe in our character-filled, city-center, historic hostel - dating back toRead more 1564! - yet leave no carbon footprint. We offer Edinburgh's most environmentally friendly backpacker hospitality, and pretty cool with it!

from 15.52 USD
St Christopher's Edinburgh Hostel
86%
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At St Christopher's Edinburgh all guests receive a 25% discount on food at our famous Belushi's bar and restaurant, plus great discount dealsRead more on drinks! We're the most conveniently located hostel in the city - just across the street from Waverley train station. We're proud to be one of Europe's Famous Hostels and we've been providing a great base for travellers to explore Edinburgh, for years.

from 10.71 USD
Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel
80%
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Edinburgh Backpackers is a vibrant international hostel ideally located in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town.

from 15.52 USD
Budget Backpackers Hostel
90%
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Welcome to Edinburgh's newest 4 star hostel, located right in the heart of Edinburgh's vibrant city night life & historic old town area. AWESOMERead more LOCATION....FREE WIFI..FREE CITY TOUR..FREE DAILY BAR EVENTS/ENTERTAINMENT AWESOME LOCATION: Our 4 Star Hostel was Voted No1 Hostel in Scotland Feb 2012

from 11.64 USD
Belford Hostel Hostel
78%
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Funky, 19th century converted Church, centrally located in the beautiful West End. An ideal place to stay when visiting the Scottish capital.Read more

from 13.97 USD
Kick Ass Hostels Hostel
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NOW OPEN: Our awesome 5 star level city centre hostel is sister to our other famous Budgetbackpackers hostel on 2 mins away, designed with LuxuryRead more in mind no expense has been spared to make your visit the best it can possibly be on your visit to Scotland's exciting capital. Kick Ass Hostels offers Clean comfortable Modern Rooms, Free Wifi, Free Daily Kick Ass Bar Events/Entertainment. Cool Cafe. YOU WILL BE IMPRESSED !!!

from 10.87 USD
Code Hostel Hostel
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C0DE Edinburgh is a new boutique hostel on Rose Street North Lane, in the vibrant and beautiful city centre of Edinburgh. Combining innovative,Read more modern design with the traditional materials and elegance of a red brick period building, the hostel aims to provide the best possible accommodation, atmosphere and experience for discerning guests.

from 27.94 USD
The Baxter Hostel
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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 restoredRead more building offering a boutique hostel experience.

from 26.39 USD
Haggis Hostels Hostel
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Haggis Hostels West Register Street Edinburgh offers clean, comfortable, affordable city centre accommodation. We are less than 50m from PrincessRead more Street and walking distance from both Waverley train station and St Andrew's Square bus station.

from 20.96 USD
The Phoenix West Princes Street (ALL SINGLE BEDS) Hostel
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Edinburgh City Hostel Princes Street offers new city centre boutique hostel - basis. Shared dormitories for individual or group travelers whoRead more like be comfortable. For this reason we operate a NO BUNK BED POLICY Unrivalled city location, opposite the castle in the heart of the West of Princes Street. We offer all divan sleeping arrangements. extremely spacious communal areas with large comfortable leather sofas, satellite TV and FREE WIFI throughout the property.

from 11.63 USD
Princes Street Backpackers East Hostel
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Princes Street East Backpackers is located in the heart of the city, only a 2 minute walk from bus, train and airport bus services.

from 13.97 USD
Blossom Guesthouse
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Attractively situated within the select Edinburgh district of Newington, less than one mile from the City Center and on a main bus route, BlossomRead more House is a traditional stone-built Edinburgh town house where the finest of Victorian features have been carefully combined with the latest amenities to provide a home-from-home for guests who return again and again for a warm welcome.

from 48.51 USD
City Stay Edinburgh Hostel
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Situated on Queen Street in the centre of the city. City Stay Edinburgh is in a terraced Georgian Townhouse overlooking Queen Street GardensRead more with views out over the new town to fife. We are parallel to the famous George Street with many restaurants, bars and clubs. There is also Rose Street, with it's shops, bars and restaurants. A walk to Princes Street takes you to the main shopping area of the city centre. Here you will find Princes Street Gardens, a great place for views of Edinburgh Castle sat on the Castle Rock overlooking the city centre. You will also find the National Galleries of Scotland here. If you head in the opposite direction away from the city centre this will take you into Stockbridge with many bars, cafe's and restaurants both traditional and more modern, with something to suit everybody's budget.

from 10.71 USD
Malone's Old Town Hostel Hostel
91%
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Located in the heart of Edinburgh's beautiful Old Town above one of the most popular pubs in town, Malone's Irish Bar.

from 15.52 USD
Royal Mile Backpackers Hostel
92%
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'Royal Mile Backpackers is a centrally located hostel with a HUGE personality. It's the perfect base for exploring Edinburgh! We're a vibrantRead more hostel situated smack bang in the city-centre overlooking Scotland's most famous street- The Royal Mile. Located halfway between Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace, you can't get much closer to the city's main attractions; bars, cafes, restaurants and nightclubs

from 15.52 USD
Park View House Hotel Hotel
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The Park View affords an excellent base for those enjoying a leisurely city break. Located on a main bus route, we benefit from easy access toRead more all of Edinburgh's famous attractions.

from 28.45 USD
Argyle Backpackers Hostel
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Welcome to our small, friendly and beautiful 4* hostel!! It's the RELAXED ATMOSPHERE, the PEOPLE, the LOCATION and FACILITIES that make travellersRead more come back here! Hostel reception hours are 9.30am 10.00pm, check-in time is 2pm - 10pm. Late arrival is possible ONLY by early notice and arrangement. NO CURFEW ----FREE TEA/COFFEE----FREE WIFI----FREE LOCKERS----FREE DIGITAL SAFES in private rooms----FREE LUGGAGE STORAGE----FREE BED LINEN----

from 20.18 USD
Merith House Hotel Hotel
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The Merith House Hotel is two victorian townhouses, situated in the heart of Scotland's ancient Capital. This family run business is based approximatelyRead more 1 mile from Waverley Station and Princes Street on an excellent bus route.

from 20.64 USD
Boutique Backpackers Hostel
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Boutique Backpackers is a small hostel in the very centre of Edinburgh. We offer cosy-sized 4 and 6 bed dormitories, with en-suite and sharedRead more bathrooms.

from 15.52 USD
Light House Hostel Hostel
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The Light House is a truly unique place to stay - our bright young team will welcome you to our beautiful Georgian townhouse bursting with characterRead more and charm. We have created a fusion of contemporary living space with good old fashioned family hospitality. Our guests often say it’s more like a family home than a hostel, with a laid back attitude and cosy friendly atmosphere. The Light House is the place to chill out and make new friends. We are only 15 minutes' walk to Edinburgh Castle.

from 13.97 USD
Edinburgh House Hotel Hotel
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Edinburgh House Hotel has a warm, homely atmosphere, en suite accommodation and free on-street parking. It is within 1 mile (1.6 km) of WaverleyRead more Rail Station and the city centre.

from 20.57 USD
Let's Edinburgh Apartment
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Luxury, City Centre apartments, Free Wi-Fi and Parking. Perfect location for sightseeing and experiencing Edinburgh’s' rich cafe and restaurantRead more culture. Walk everywhere as in this location there is no need for public transport or car hire. Our apartments accommodate from 1-9 people, or if you are a larger party we can accommodate up to 30 people over 5 apartments in the same small development - perfect for the larger group. Holiday, Sightseeing. 9 bed apt in separate location to 6 bed apts.

from 18.80 USD
Brodies Hostels Hostel
66%
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Brodie's Hostels in Edinburgh have been established for over twelve years now and Brodies Hostels has set the standard for everything a backpackerRead more hostel should be.

from 12.42 USD
Drummond Street Apartments Apartment
88%
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Drummond Street Apartments offer one and two bedroom apartments,situated in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town,all Edinburgh attractions are withinRead more easy reach on foot and it is a great location for Festival venues

from 21.73 USD
Grosvenor Gardens Hotel
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We offer a warm and professional welcome to both tourist and business visitors. Our highest standard cleanliness, attention to detail, hospitalityRead more and those little extras that will make your stay more memorable.

from 56.92 USD
Aynetree Guest House Guesthouse
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Family run Victorian detached 3* guest house, with free wi-fi and free private parking for 6 cars, situated near the city centre. All rooms haveRead more traditional wood flooring and are en-suite except one which has a private large bathroom. The dining room has a coal fire which is used during chilly mornings.

from 36.99 USD
Edinburgh Playhouse Apartments Apartment
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from 44.63 USD
Adelphi Hotel Guesthouse
56%
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On the edge of Leith Links’ park, the Adelphi Private Hotel offers guest accommodation in a Georgian townhouse. The Royal Yacht Britannia andRead more the Ocean Terminal shopping complex are just over 1-mile away.

from 14.75 USD
Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First Hostel
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Pollock Halls offers 2* accommodation in Edinburgh to suit every budget and purpose, whether you're coming to the city on holiday, for businessRead more or as part of a group visit.

from 63.64 USD
Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel Hostel
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Fantastic summer youth hostel providing budget single room accommodation or choice of 4, 5 and 6 bedroom apartments. Located in the heart ofRead more Edinburgh, minutes from the The Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, the Grassmarket area and Edinburgh Festival action. Wi-Fi access is FREE throughout.

from 37.25 USD
Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls Hostel
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It's not easy to find budget friendly accommodation in Edinburgh, especially during the busy Festival period, but at Euro Hostel Edinburgh HallsRead more we can offer you just that. Located just one block from the Royal Mile (High Street) in the centre of the world-famous Edinburgh's Old Town, our self-catering apartments allow you to book accommodation for parties of all sizes whether you're travelling alone or with a small or large group. At Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls we offer the best budget accommodation in Edinburgh's city centre. We have apartments accommodating from 3 to 12 guests all starting from as little as £19 per person, per night. Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls is an ideal choice for backpackers, workers, Festival performers or 'city breakers' as we offer accommodation to suit any budget. There’s nowhere else you can get such great value in such a fantastic location. We offer a comfortable stay in a convenient location all at budget friendly prices!

from 27.16 USD
Caledonian Backpackers Hostel
57%
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Edinburgh is famous for its warm and friendly welcome and we more than match this at Caledonian Backpackers. Our location right in the heartRead more of Edinburgh ensures that you are never far from various city centre attractions. The world's famous Edinburgh Castle provides a beautiful backdrop to our hostel. Caledonian Backpackers provides more than just a bed for the night, we aim to provide our guests with a unique Scottish experience. We have a full schedule of entertainment on offer. Sunday nights guarantee a taste of Scotland. Grab a dram of Whisky and tuck into the traditional Scottish meal of haggis, neeps and tatties to a backdrop of Scottish folk music. We also go international on Tuesday and Saturday nights with an evening of Salsa, free for guests. We don't stop at this, we arrange open mic nights every Wednesday and provide a professional set up. To keep you hydrated while you jam, we drop the price of Tenants lager to £1.50, the cheapest pint in town! If that's not enough, you'll be pleased to hear our bar has a 24-hour licence, cheap drinks, pool tables and an amazing atmosphere guaranteed.

from 24.84 USD
The International Guesthouse Guesthouse
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from 43.97 USD
Blacket Garden Flat Guesthouse
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We are situated in a leafy conservation area giving a countryside feeling although we are only 2 minutes from the main bus route to the cityRead more centre. Edinburgh City Centre offers so much to do with its variety of tourist attractions, theatres, cinemas, restaurants, bars, clubs and shopping. We are also right next to Edinburgh University Pollock Halls and the Royal Edinburgh Commonwealth Pool and Arthur's Seat.

from 93.13 USD
Cloudberry Apartment Apartment
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Victorian 4* two-bedroom self-catering apartment, one mile from Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle with free Wi-Fi throughout and car park. SleepsRead more 1- 4 people with the option of an extra bed for a fifth person. The ground floor apartment with its own main door faces Arthur's Seat and Holyrood Park and is situated across the road from The Royal Commonwealth Swimming Pool. It is walking distance to the Scottish Parliament, Holyrood Palace and Pleasance and near to restaurants and pubs.

from 57.53 USD
Piries Hotel Hotel
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from 27.16 USD
Destiny Student - Murano Hostel
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from 31.82 USD
Destiny Student - Shrubhill Hostel
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from 31.82 USD
Destiny Student - Cowgate Hostel
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from 53.55 USD
46 Pilrig Street Guesthouse
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from 58.21 USD
Destiny Student - Brae House Hostel
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from 35.70 USD
Inchgrove House Guesthouse
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from 69.07 USD
Sonas Guest House Guesthouse
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from 50.45 USD
Gil Dun Guest House Guesthouse
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from 58.21 USD

Be sure to book your cheap Edinburgh accommodation early for The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, also known as the world’s largest arts festival. Crowds from around the world flock to the city for The Fringe in August, but other fun summer events like the International Film Festival, the Art Festival and the Jazz & Blues Festival take place from June onwards. Book worms won’t want to miss the Edinburgh International Book Festival in August with over 700 world-class writers and thinkers taking part in more than 800 events. But this fun and friendly city is worth a visit all year round with attractions such as the Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street and the spectacular views of the city from Arthur's Seat.

88% Avg. city rating Rated by 2897 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 86%

Shopping 83%

Chilling out / relaxing 87%

Getting around / public transport 87%

Sightseeing 95%

Culture 95%

Nightlife / partying 84%

Value for money 79%

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Top rated Edinburgh Hostels

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  • 1. Cloudberry Apartment 100%
  • 2. The Baxter 98%
  • 3. Code Hostel 93%
  • 4. Malone's Old Town Hostel 91%
  • 5. Let's Edinburgh 90%

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