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Royal Mile Backpackers

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

91.3% Overall Rating

351 out of 382 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (16/03/2015)

"The staff was really friendly and helpful, the bed were comfortable, and everything was clean. The location was perfect for us, as we were here only 2 days."

Read all Royal Mile Backpackers reviews

Facilities

  • 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

We have a 48 hour cancellation policy (different conditions apply for August and Hogmanay – see below!). Cancellations must be made 48 hours before 10.30 am of the arrival date – otherwise they’ll be treated as no shows. No shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first two nights’ accommodation. Guests cancelling outside of 48 hours prior to arrival will receive a refund of the full price minus the deposit. – We have a 28 days cancellation policy for any bookings in August. Please note that any bookings for AUGUST will be charged in FULL if not cancelled within 28 days prior to check-in date (before 10.30 am) Please note that there won’t be ANY REFUNDS for the whole of AUGUST when cancelled less than 28 days before check-in. In AUGUST any deposit paid is non-refundable. We cater for guests aged 18-35. If guests are under the age of 18 you must contact the hostel first for manager's approval. Please note we accept over 18's only and only groups up to 4 people. For group bookings of 5 people or more please call the hostel directly.

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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Overview

'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

Please note we accept over 18's only and only groups up to 4 people.

Smack, bang in the middle of town, you won't find a better location than the Royal Mile!
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 an open fire.Our dorms are all light and bright and are bathrooms are clean and spacious with hot, powerful showers.

The hostel also offers FREE WI-FI, FREE tea, coffee and hot chocolate. Our friendly receptionists can offer you some great advice on what to see and do and what 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:

Showers in plenty - hot and powerful!
Clean bed linen (with properly fitted sheets)
We accept cash, sterling and credit cards
Receptionist available to help you during opening hours (6.30am-3am)
Free 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 80p
Laundry service - we do it for you for just £3.50
Towel Hire - 20p
Secure lockers in rooms (£10 key deposit)
Free Wi-Fi
Free tea, coffee and hot chocolate
Free electrical adaptors
Free book exchange
Free daily walking tours
Free hairdryers for use
Burger nights Friday and Sundays- £3.50
Local Food&Drinks 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.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

For group bookings of 5 people or more please call the hostel directly.

We cater for guests aged 18-35. If guests are under the age of 18 you must contact the hostel first for manager's approval.

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Accommodation Information

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

Location Information

Right in the heart of the city on the world famous Royal Mile, a short walk to all attractions including Arthur's Seat, Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street and the Gardens. Also very close to train station, airport link drop off and bus station.