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Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel
8.2 Excellent
9 Haddington Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.2 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,424 reviews
8.2

Situated a brief drive from Royal Mile, Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel provides contemporary accommodation in Edinburgh. It is located in close proximity to a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
8.9 Excellent
50 Rose Street North Lane, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.2 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,318 reviews
8.9

Centrally located, CoDE Pod Hostels - THE LoFT allows for easy access to Edinburgh's main sightseeing and retail areas. It also offers luggage storage, free Wi-Fi and an express check-in and check-out feature.

St Christopher's Edinburgh Original
St Christopher's Edinburgh Original
7.7 Good
9-13 Market Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 1,574 reviews
7.7

The hostel provides themed accommodation in Edinburgh and is a short stroll from Edinburgh Bus Station. It is ideally located in the city centre.

West End Hostel
West End Hostel
10.0 Excellent
35 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 2 reviews
10.0

Located in Edinburgh, West End Hostel provides stylish, 3-star accommodation close to St Mary's Cathedral. This modern hostel is set in the heart of the city.

Destiny Student Holyrood - Campus Accommodation
Destiny Student Holyrood - Campus Accommodation
7.4 Good
31 Abbeyhill, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.7 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 2,710 reviews
7.4

Destiny Student - Holyrood Brae House is situated in Edinburgh and is close to the area's well-known attractions. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and a concierge.

Pollock Halls
Pollock Halls
8.4 Excellent
18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2.0 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 2,604 reviews
8.4

Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First - Campus Accommodation offers 3-star accommodation in Edinburgh. It is located just a short stroll from plenty of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

Destiny Student - Shrubhill
Destiny Student - Shrubhill
5.7 Okay
8 Middlefield, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.6 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
OkayBased on 4 reviews
5.7

Destiny Student - Shrubhill Campus Accommodation offers 4-star accommodation in Edinburgh. Guests can also make use of complimentary wireless internet.

Budget Backpackers
Budget Backpackers
8.4 Excellent
37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.5 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,788 reviews
8.4

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Edinburgh hostel is located just a short walk from Princes Street and St Giles Cathedral. It is close to the National Museum of Scotland, shops and nightlife options.

Castle Rock Hostel
Castle Rock Hostel
9.0 Excellent
15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,307 reviews
9.0

Conveniently located, Castle Rock Hostel - Adult Only offers easy access to Edinburgh's main sightseeing areas. Guests can also enjoy free internet access.

Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls
Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls
7.3 Good
4/2 Kincaids Court,Cowgate. Off Guthrie St., Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.6 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 975 reviews
7.3

Centrally located, Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls allows for easy access to Edinburgh's main shopping and sightseeing areas. Just a short walk from St Giles Cathedral, it offers modern rooms equipped with an in-room dining area, tea and coffee making facilities and a refrigerator.

Tips for booking a hostel in Edinburgh

Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Edinburgh:₹ 2,876/night
Absolute cheapest price found:₹ 445/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Friday
₹ 1,159 - ₹ 4,173
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
₹ 2,287 - ₹ 4,223
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated Edinburgh hostels

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Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
8.9 Excellent
50 Rose Street North Lane, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.2 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Centrally located, CoDE Pod Hostels - THE LoFT allows for easy access to Edinburgh's main sightseeing and retail areas. It also offers luggage storage, free Wi-Fi and an express check-in and check-out feature.

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Castle Rock Hostel
Castle Rock Hostel
9.0 Excellent
15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Conveniently located, Castle Rock Hostel - Adult Only offers easy access to Edinburgh's main sightseeing areas. Guests can also enjoy free internet access.

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Budget Backpackers
Budget Backpackers
8.4 Excellent
37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.5 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Edinburgh hostel is located just a short walk from Princes Street and St Giles Cathedral. It is close to the National Museum of Scotland, shops and nightlife options.

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Cowgate Hostel
Cowgate Hostel
6.6 Good
94 -116 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.6 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 3-star hostel makes for an excellent base in Edinburgh. It is moments from St Giles Cathedral, restaurants and nightlife options.

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Destiny Student Holyrood - Campus Accommodation
Destiny Student Holyrood - Campus Accommodation
7.4 Good
31 Abbeyhill, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.7 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Destiny Student - Holyrood Brae House is situated in Edinburgh and is close to the area's well-known attractions. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and a concierge.

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Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel
8.2 Excellent
9 Haddington Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.2 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Situated a brief drive from Royal Mile, Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel provides contemporary accommodation in Edinburgh. It is located in close proximity to a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

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Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+)
Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+)
8.7 Excellent
2 West Port, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.6 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Edinburgh hostel is situated just a short walk from St Giles Cathedral and Princes Street. It is close to Edinburgh Castle, restaurants and shops.

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Pollock Halls
Pollock Halls
8.4 Excellent
18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2.0 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First - Campus Accommodation offers 3-star accommodation in Edinburgh. It is located just a short stroll from plenty of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

Cheapest hostels in Edinburgh

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Budget Backpackers
Budget Backpackers
8.4 Excellent
37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.5 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Edinburgh hostel is located just a short walk from Princes Street and St Giles Cathedral. It is close to the National Museum of Scotland, shops and nightlife options.

₹ 1,038
Avg. per night
St Christopher's Edinburgh Original
St Christopher's Edinburgh Original
7.7 Good
9-13 Market Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

The hostel provides themed accommodation in Edinburgh and is a short stroll from Edinburgh Bus Station. It is ideally located in the city centre.

₹ 1,112
Avg. per night
Castle Rock Hostel
Castle Rock Hostel
9.0 Excellent
15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Conveniently located, Castle Rock Hostel - Adult Only offers easy access to Edinburgh's main sightseeing areas. Guests can also enjoy free internet access.

₹ 1,335
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The Baxter Hostel
The Baxter Hostel
8.0 Excellent
5/2 West Register Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Situated under a 10-minute stroll from Edinburgh Bus Station, The Baxter Hostel offers guests a convenient base while in Edinburgh. This hostel is set in the heart of the city.

₹ 1,557
Avg. per night
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
8.9 Excellent
50 Rose Street North Lane, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.2 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Centrally located, CoDE Pod Hostels - THE LoFT allows for easy access to Edinburgh's main sightseeing and retail areas. It also offers luggage storage, free Wi-Fi and an express check-in and check-out feature.

₹ 1,631
Avg. per night
Pollock Halls
Pollock Halls
8.4 Excellent
18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2.0 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First - Campus Accommodation offers 3-star accommodation in Edinburgh. It is located just a short stroll from plenty of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

₹ 1,854
Avg. per night
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel
8.2 Excellent
9 Haddington Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.2 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Situated a brief drive from Royal Mile, Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel provides contemporary accommodation in Edinburgh. It is located in close proximity to a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

₹ 3,040
Avg. per night
West End Hostel
West End Hostel
10.0 Excellent
35 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Located in Edinburgh, West End Hostel provides stylish, 3-star accommodation close to St Mary's Cathedral. This modern hostel is set in the heart of the city.

₹ 3,411
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Edinburgh

Edinburgh hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Edinburgh?

    Hostels in Edinburgh will cost ₹ 2,877 per night on average. However some users found hostels for as low as ₹ 448 per night. A good deal on a Edinburgh hostel would be ₹ 1,539 per night or less. Keep in mind that booking in December may be more expensive, whereas booking in September is the cheapest month of the year.

  • What’s the best hostel in Edinburgh?

    While there may be other highly-rated hostels in Edinburgh, Castle Rock Hostel is currently the best, based on 1,307 HotelsCombined reviews and an average rating of 9.0/10.

  • What hostel is closest to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport?

    West End Hostel is 9.6 km away from Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport, making it the closest Edinburgh hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Edinburgh closest to Edinburgh Waverley Station?

    The Baxter Hostel happens to be the most popular Edinburgh hostel near Edinburgh Waverley Station among our users. The The Baxter Hostel has a current rating of 8.0 from 4 HotelsCombined travellers. Edinburgh Waverley Station is also conveniently located just 0.2 km from this hostel.

  • Should I stay in a Edinburgh hostel?

    Aside from the fact that Edinburgh hostels tend to be more affordable than other stay types, they also have a more lively social scene. This social environment is perfect for individuals, couples, and even families who are looking to meet fellow travellers in Edinburgh.