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St Christopher's Edinburgh Hostel

Above Belushis Bar, 9-13 Market Street, Edinburgh, Scotland

At St Christopher's Edinburgh all guests receive a 25% discount on food at our famous Belushi's bar and restaurant, plus great discount deals 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. Read more

86% Overall Rating 306 out of 350 customers would recommend this property based on 350 reviews

Atmosphere 82%

Cleanliness 84%

Facilities 78%

Location 98%

Safety 89%

Staff 86%

Value 83%

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What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 7.35USD

Important Information

Please note that for groups of 10 or more people we require a security deposit of £100.
***Important Information***

Photo identification is required for check in. The accepted forms are a valid passport, national ID card or drivers licence. Room check-in from 2pm, room check-out is 11am unless by prior arrangement with the management.

Smoking is illegal throughout the hostel and bar. The property is 100% non-smoking. No alcohol is to be consumed in the hostel rooms.

Group bookings for more than 10 people must be made by request through email. We reserve the right to cancel group bookings which are not made in this way. All groups of 6 or more may be subject to a credit card security deposit, which will be refunded upon departure subject to a room check, behaviour and adherence to house rules.

Guests under the age of 18 must stay in a private room with guardians. Guests under 18-years of age are not permitted to share general dormitory rooms with people who are not part of their own group or family. Under 18s are not allowed in the bar after the end of food service.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Edinburgh?

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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 deals 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. Read more

Shared Rooms

8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

14 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 14

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

10 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

10 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

10 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Private Rooms

Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Deluxe Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Single Private Ensuite

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

6 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

About St Christopher's Edinburgh

Situated in the Old Town across the street from Edinburgh Dungeons and Waverly Bridge, mere minutes walk from Edinburgh Castle, this is where you’ll find St Christopher’s Edinburgh hostel and the Belushi’s Bar. This is the ultimate base for your tour of the Scottish capital and beyond. Staffed by friendly, knowledgeable backpackers, St Christopher’s youth hostels know exactly how to give you what you want: an unforgettably fun adventure where you’re making friends from every corner of the globe. Make your trip the best ever, start it off right with St Christopher’s backpackers hostels.

The daytime hours will have you criss-crossing your way through Edinburgh’s Old Town historical marvels. With the likes of the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, St. Giles Cathedral and the Edinburgh Zoo, you choices are limitless. Luckily, your night time hours are a guaranteed good time built into the greatest of Edinburgh hostels. The hottest party in town is always at Belushi’s Bar with live music, DJ’s, karaoke and theme nights making up the weekly entertainment listings. This is also the best time to check out our live sports from around the world, from Australia to the Americas. Every night of the week is a great night to be at Belushi’s.

* FREE WIFI for everyone.
* FREE Continental Breakfast included in the room price.
* FREE bed linen.
* No Curfew
* Electronic swipe card Entry Security system to Hostel and individual rooms.
* CCTV Security cameras throughout the hostel.
* Live music from our resident bands.
* Live sports on TV.
* Great food cooked for you by our kitchen - open between 8am and 10pm.
* 25% DISCOUNT on Food and Drinks Specials.
* Free walking tours starting at the hostel everyday.
* Room Lockers.
* Chill out Lounge with internet access, TV and couches.
* Friendly and informative staff.
* Choice of everything between a single room - up to 14-bed dorm.
* Standard and en-suite rooms available.

Accommodation Information

***Important Information***

Photo identification is required for check in. The accepted forms are a valid passport, national ID card or drivers licence. Room check-in from 2pm, room check-out is 10am unless by prior arrangement with the management.

Smoking is illegal throughout the hostel and bar. The property is 100% non-smoking. No alcohol is to be consumed in the hostel rooms.

Group bookings for more than 10 people must be made by request through email. We reserve the right to cancel group bookings which are not made in this way. All groups of 6 or more may be subject to a credit card security deposit, which will be refunded upon departure subject to a room check, behaviour and adherence to house rules.

Guests under the age of 18 must stay in a private room with guardians. Guests under 18-years of age are not permitted to share general dormitory rooms with people who are not part of their own group or family. Under 18s are not allowed in the bar after the end of food service.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day 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.