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Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel Hostel

11/2 Robertsons Close, 11/2 Robertson's Close, Cowgate, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

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

84% Overall Rating 38 out of 42 customers would recommend this property based on 42 reviews

Atmosphere 71%

Cleanliness 87%

Facilities 79%

Location 94%

Safety 89%

Staff 86%

Value 84%

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Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Board Games
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Free City Maps
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Pool Table
  • Towels Not Included"
  • Towels for hire

Important Information

SYHA is a charity aiming to inspire all, especially young people, to broaden their horizons, gain knowledge and independence through new experiences of adventure and discovery. In support of this aim, all bookings will include a temporary membership fee per person per night which is displayed as an inclusive rate. (Full, existing members of SYHA and HI using this booking engine are not entitled to a membership refund).

Edinburgh Metro reception is open 24 hours, with check-in from 16.00 (you can leave your luggage in our luggage room if arriving earlier) and checkout by 10.00.
IMPORTANT: Access to all rooms is through stairs only - a lift is not available.

From the age of 5 to 15 years, young people must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and may be accommodated in a single-gendered shared room with the parent or guardian and other guests, at the discretion and responsibility of the parent or guardian. The young person/people, the parent/guardian and the other occupants of the room must be of the same gender.

SYHA advise that additional notice be given to the destination youth hostel when travelling with children, to ensure that suitable accommodation is available. Contact details can be found on your booking confirmation.

Parties with young children (under 5 years) will only be accommodated in designated family rooms, where available. There is no capacity for extra beds or cots in a shared dormitory or private accommodation.

When booking for more than 9 people:
• Full prepayment is required within 8 weeks of arrival as otherwise the booking will automatically be cancelled
• The following cancellation charges will apply to the entire booking:
57 days or more - 20% of total cost
56 to 29 days - 55% of total cost
28 to day of arrival - 100% of total cost

No stag or hen parties are permitted at any youth hostel.

SYHA does not accept American Express cards as payment or guarantee.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 16:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Edinburgh?

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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 of Edinburgh, minutes from the The Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, the Grassmarket area and Edinburgh Festival action. Wi-Fi access is FREE throughout. Read more

Private Rooms

Standard 4 Bed Apartment Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 5 Bed Apartment Ensuite

Sleeps 5

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 6 Bed Apartment Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

5 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 5

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

6 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

About Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel

Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel opens for almost two months each summer, taking over Edinburgh University’s halls of residence on the Cowgate, to provide budget accommodation for visitors to Scotland’s capital in July and August. Accommodation is in private apartments of 4, 5 and 6 single rooms. All apartments allow a mix of male and female. Each apartment has its own kitchen. Reception is open 24 hours and WiFi is free for all guests.

Edinburgh Metro is only minutes from the famous Royal Mile, Grassmarket, the Scottish Parliament and all the Edinburgh Festival action. Whether you're visiting Edinburgh for shopping, sightseeing or to enjoy the museums and nightlife, as an individual or part of a group, Edinburgh Metro is an ideal base. This part of town really comes alive during Edinburgh Festival, with many terrific venues within a few minutes’ walking distance.

- Check-in is from 16.00 and checkout by 10.00
- Reception available 24 hours - no curfew
- Luggage room all day
- Self-catering kitchen
- Bedding included in the price
- Free showers (of course)
- Friendly international atmosphere
- No hidden charges - the price you see is what you pay

Please note:
- bathrooms are shared unless booking a whole apartment.
- access to all rooms is via stairs only - NO LIFT ACCESS.

Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel is not suitable for people with disabilities. Please check with reception prior to booking.

Accommodation Information

Accommodation is in single rooms only. All rooms are located in apartments of 4, 5 or 6 rooms, sharing one or two bathrooms and a well equipped self catering kitchen. All apartments allow a mix of male and female.

Please note that a 10 pound sterling cash deposit is required for each key.

** Please note Edinburgh metro does not have a lift and all rooms are only accessible by stairs **.

Location Information

Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel is located only minutes from the famous Royal Mile, Grassmarket, the Scottish Parliament and all the Edinburgh Festival action. Whether you are visiting Edinburgh for shopping, sightseeing or to enjoy the museums and nightlife, Edinburgh Metro is an ideal base. This part of town really comes alive during the Edinburgh Festival, with many terrific venues within a few minutes' walking distance.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.