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Royal Mile Backpackers Hostel

105 High Street, Edinburgh, Scotland

94% Overall Rating 169 out of 180 customers would recommend this property based on 180 reviews

Atmosphere 93%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 90%

Location 97%

Safety 94%

Staff 97%

Value 98%

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Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • FLEXIBLENRR
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board"
  • Linen Included
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire

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.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 17:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Edinburgh?

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Map and Directions

Directions

Directions - Bus station
From the bus station at St Andrews Square head down to Princes Street (the main shopping street in Edinburgh.) Turn left onto Princes Street and then take the first right at the Balmoral Hotel onto Northbridge. At the top turn left at the Royal Bank of Scotland onto the High Street on the Royal Mile and we're down there on the left hand side above a shop called Thistle Do Nicely.

Directions - Train station
From the railway station take the Market Street exit, turn right onto Market Street and then turn left at the roundabout onto Cockburn Street. At the top turn left onto the High Street on the Royal Mile and then cross the traffic lights at Northbridge and then we're down there on the left hand side up a small flight of steps.

Directions - Airport
From the airport take bus no.100 (costs Eur 3.50 and takes about 30 minutes) into the city centre and get off at Waverley Bridge.
From there walk away from Princes St. towards the roundabout and cross straight over the roundabout onto Cockburn Street.
At the top of Cockburn Street turn left onto the High Street on the Royal Mile and then cross the traffic lights at Northbridge and then we're down there on the left hand side above a shop called oxfam.

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