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The Old Schoolhouse Hostel Apartments Hostel

5 Drummond Street, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

81% Overall Rating 17 out of 25 customers would recommend this property based on 25 reviews

Atmosphere 78%

Cleanliness 70%

Facilities 76%

Location 93%

Safety 78%

Staff 91%

Value 77%

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  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Vending Machines

Important Information

The hostel does not have a reception area so you are required to email or call the Hostel Manager to make arrangements for check in. Details are provided on your confirmation email. We do have a 24 hour lock box and can accommodate arrivals 24 hours a day.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00


  • No Curfew

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Edinburgh?

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Map and Directions



If you are checking in between 10 am and 5 pm, please do so at our main reception at 13 West Port, Edinburgh EH1 2GE. This is less than 5 minutes walk from the Old Schoolhouse.

Please note ,that this address is different from The Old School House and as such we will provide transport links to Drummond Street within these times.

CHECK INS - Between 5pm and 10 am

Check in's outwith our normal reception hours (10am-5pm) are by prior arrangement only. To arrange an out of hours check in you are required to call us on the number on your confirmation email. If you arrive without prior contact and do not get access to your room we will charge your credit card in full.

We do not have credit card facilities at the Old Schoolhouse so payment on arrival is cash only. Please be aware that we are unable to give you access to your room until you have paid in full.

Directions from Princes Street to Drummond Street:
1. Head southeast on The Mound/A8 0.2 mi
2. Turn left at Market St/A8
Continue to follow Market St
Go through 1 roundabout 0.3 mi
3. Turn right at North Bridge/A7
Continue to follow A7 0.3 mi
4. Take the 3rd left onto Drummond St 328 ft

Drummond St Edinburgh EH8, UK

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