Hostels in Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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West End Hotel
7.8 Good
35 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 608 reviews
7.8

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.

St Christopher's Edinburgh Original
7.2 Good
9-13 Market Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 1,498 reviews
7.2

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

Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+)
8.1 Excellent
37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.5 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,845 reviews
8.1

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.

Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+)
8.2 Excellent
2 West Port, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.6 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 2,057 reviews
8.2

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.

Destiny Student - Holyrood
6.6 Good
31 Abbeyhill, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.7 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 2,757 reviews
6.6

Within 20 minutes' walk from Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station, Destiny Student - Holyrood Brae House offers guests a convenient base when in Edinburgh. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and a concierge.

Destiny Student - Shrubhill
5.4 Okay
8 Middlefield, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.6 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
OkayBased on 7 reviews
5.4

Destiny Student - Shrubhill Campus Accommodation is located in Edinburgh and offers free Wi-Fi. It is situated in close proximity to many popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

Castle Rock Hostel
8.7 Excellent
15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,981 reviews
8.7

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

Pollock Estate - Summer Accommodation
7.0 Good
18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2.0 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 3 reviews
7.0

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.

Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel
7.9 Good
9 Haddington Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.2 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 1,498 reviews
7.9

Situated within walking distance of Edinburgh Bus Station, the hostel offers guests a convenient base while in Edinburgh. It is located in close proximity to a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
8.6 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 1,063 reviews
8.6

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.

Tips for booking hostels in Edinburgh

Cheapest month:April
Most expensive month:May
Average price in Edinburgh:₹ 448,208/night
Cheapest price found:₹ 1,223/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Friday
₹ 2,720 - ₹ 11,072
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
₹ 2,249 - ₹ 4,063
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated Edinburgh hostels

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Premier Inn Edinburgh A1 Musselburgh
Carberry Road, Musselburgh Eh21 8Pt, Uk, Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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2.0 km from city centre, Musselburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Premier Inn Edinburgh A1 - Musselburgh offers a comfortable setting when in Musselburgh. It also provides a 24-hour reception, wireless internet and meeting rooms.

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Cowgate Hostel
94 -116 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.5 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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The Baxter Hostel
7.7 Good
5/2 West Register Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

A 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Bus Station, The Baxter Hostel has an accessible setting, making it an ideal place to stay while visiting Edinburgh. This hostel is set in the heart of the city.

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Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls
2.7 Mediocre
Kincaids Court, Guthrie Street 4/2, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.6 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

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.

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Facts about staying in Edinburgh

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Edinburgh?

    Hostels in Edinburgh will cost ₹ 5,498 per night on average. However some users found hostels for as low as ₹ 1,232 per night. A good deal on a Edinburgh hostel would be ₹ 4,111 per night or less. Keep in mind that booking in June may be more expensive, whereas booking in October 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 1,981 HotelsCombined reviews and an average rating of 8.7/10.

  • What hostel is closest to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport?

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

  • What area of Edinburgh is most popular to stay in?

    The most popular neighbourhood to stay in Edinburgh is Old Town, according to our data. 29% of users who searched for hostels in Edinburgh looked for properties in Old Town. If you’re interested in staying in Old Town, consider the a&o Edinburgh City - the neighbourhood’s most popular hostel.

  • 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 7.7 from 930 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.