Hostels in Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Destiny Student - Holyrood
7.2 Good
31 Abbeyhill, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.7 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 2,601 reviews
7.2

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.

Pollock Estate - Summer Accommodation
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 2,338 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 - Campus Accommodation
7.3 Good
8 Middlefield, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.6 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 1,165 reviews
7.3

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.

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.

Cowgate Hostel
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.

Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls
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.

Cheapest hostels in Edinburgh, Scotland

Kick Ass Greyfriars - Adults Only - Hostel
8.3 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.

€18
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St Christopher's Edinburgh Original
7.5 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.

€19
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Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+)
8.4 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.

€19
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The Baxter Hostel
8.2 Excellent
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.

€21
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West End Hostel
9.6 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.

€22
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Castle Rock Hostel
8.8 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.

€24
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Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
8.7 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.

€30
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Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel
8.1 Excellent
9 Haddington Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.2 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

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.

€34
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Facts about staying in Edinburgh

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Edinburgh?

    €59/night is an average price for a hostel in Edinburgh throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in July is the most expensive month to book, and in January is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found Edinburgh hostels for as low as €15/night. In general, Edinburgh hostels for €51 or less are a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Edinburgh?

    Based on our data, Castle Rock Hostel is the best Edinburgh hostel, with a rating of 8.8/10 from 1,724 reviews.

  • What hostel is closest to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport?

    West End Hostel is the nearest hostel in Edinburgh to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport, at a distance of 9.6 km.

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

    The most popular neighbourhood is Old Town, with 18% of our users looking to stay in Edinburgh searching for hostels in this area over the last 12 months. a&o Edinburgh City is a popular hostel in Old Town that might be available for your travel dates, though there are other great properties in the area as well.

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

    The most popular hostel in Edinburgh that’s close to Edinburgh Castle is Castle Rock Hostel. Just 0.2 km separate Castle Rock Hostel from Edinburgh Castle, the city’s most popular attraction. 1,724 HotelsCombined reviewers gave the Castle Rock Hostel a score of 8.8/10.

  • Should I stay in a Edinburgh hostel?

    Staying in a Edinburgh hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in Edinburgh tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.