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St Christopher's Edinburgh Original Hostel

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

88% Overall Rating 319 out of 365 customers would recommend this property based on 365 reviews

Atmosphere 84%

Cleanliness 84%

Facilities 83%

Location 98%

Safety 90%

Staff 87%

Value 90%

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Adaptors
  • Bar APM-96
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free city tour
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi

Important Information

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

Breakfast is not included

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: 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 THE AIRPORT: Hop on the Airlink Shuttle and get off at Waverley Bridge (the last stop). Walk to the roundabout straight ahead and the corner of Market St and Waverley Bridge. Turn left and you will see the hostel on the right hand side, about 50 meters down.

FROM WAVERLEY STATION: Use the Market Street Exit. You may have to climb some stairs as the exit is on the other side of some of the platforms. At the Market Street Exit turn RIGHT out of the station. We are only a few seconds down the street on the other side of the road. If you exit onto Waverley Bridge, simply turn left and follow the instructions given in the airport bus route description.

BUS STATION: Walk down to Princess Street, turn right and then left. Go around the station and along Waverley Bridge. At the roundabout on the far side of the station, turn left and we are located on the right hand side - 50 meters down.

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