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Royal Mile Backpackers

Hostel | 105 High Street, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1SG

90.2% Overall Rating

344 out of 375 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (16/09/2014)

Lucie Duzbabova thinks…

"I really liked its location in the very centre of Edinburgh. The satff was very friendly and helpfull and the place had a good atmosphere."

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

Please note that we only accept group of less than 4 people-

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:30

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Edinburgh?

Contact us directly

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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 vibrant 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 Read more

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About Royal Mile Backpackers

With our open plan kitchen and dinning area, making new friends is easy and there is plenty of space to chill and chat with staff and guests in our cosy lounge area with it's own open fire. Our dorms are all light and bright and our bathrooms are clean and spacious with hot, powerful showers.

Our friendly receptionists can offer you some great advice on what to see and do and where to eat and drink during your stay in Edinburgh. They can arrange for you to make the most of your time while you are in Scotland and book you on a MacBackpackers Tour to the Highlands.

We aim to make your stay with us as pleasurable as possible so here is a wee list of what else we have to offer:

Free Wi-Fi
Free tea, coffee & hot chocolate
Free electrical adaptors
Free book exchange
Free daily walking tours
Free hair dryers for use
Plenty of showers - hot and powerful!
Clean bed linen (with properly fitted sheets)
We accept cash, debit and credit cards
Receptionist available to help you during opening hours (6.30am-3am)
Free MacBackpackers tour booking service and advice
Minutes walk to the bus and train station
Kitchen/Dining area open 24 hours

Large continental breakfast selection served 7.30am -10.30am from £0.80
Laundry service - we do it for you for just £3.50

Towel Hire - £0.20
Secure lockers in rooms (£10 key deposit)
Burger nights Friday and Sundays - £3.50
Local Food & Drink discounts
24hour access

Luggage storage and bicycle storage available across the road at High Street Hostel
Free pub crawl every Thursday night

Step outside and be at the centre of it all. Guests also enjoy the benefit of access to the lively, bustling High Street Hostel with its wide range of facilities.

Accommodation Information

Please note that we only accept group of less than 4 people