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The Baxter Hostel

5/2 West Register Street, Edinburgh, Scotland

96% Overall Rating 20 out of 20 customers would recommend this property based on 20 reviews

Atmosphere 98%

Cleanliness 94%

Facilities 88%

Location 99%

Safety 98%

Staff 99%

Value 94%

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Tours/Travel Desk

Important Information

You must be over 18 year of age to stay at The Baxter.
Cancellation policy: 48h before date of arrival.

In the case of a no show or cancellation without 48hrs notice customer to be charged for first 2 nights of their booking.

The Baxter Hostel reserves the right to preauthorise the card given at the time of the booking to the value of the booking. If the card provided is invalid or cannot be pre-authorised this may result in your booking being cancelled.

Our reception is open 24-7.

Check-in is after 14:00 & you must check out Check-out by 10:00.

The Hostel is smoking free.

Each guest will need to provide a valid passport, European identity card or UK drivers license at check-in.

New Year's Eve Bookings 2017/2018
Please note:
If booking includes the night of the 31st of December 2017 if cancelled or modified up to 7 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged.
If cancelled or modified with less than 7 days notice or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00


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

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Edinburgh?

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Map and Directions


From Waverley Train Station (We're 250m from the Train Station):
Exit the train station by the Waverley Bridge Exit.
Head north on Waverley Bridge toward Princes St
Turn right onto Princes St and walk 150m
Turn left onto W Register St and walk 50m
Turn left to stay on W Register St
The Baxter Hostel is now on your Right.

From the Airport/Tram (Edinburgh’s brand new Tram system runs directly from the Airport to within 150m of The Baxter Hostel):
Get off the Tram at the St. Andrew Square Stop, walk south on St. Andrew Square towards Princess St.
Turn Left onto West Register St.
Turn Right, stay on West Register St.
Turn Left, Stay on West Register St.
The Baxter Hostel is now on your Left.

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