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St Christopher's Edinburgh Original
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 
GoodBased on 1,474 reviews
7.5

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

Castle Rock Hostel
Castle Rock Hostel
8.9 Excellent
15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,537 reviews
8.9

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

West End Hostel
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 
ExcellentBased on 3 reviews
9.6

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.

High Street Hostel
High Street Hostel
8.5 Excellent
8 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.7 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,415 reviews
8.5

Centrally located, High Street Hostel offers easy access to Edinburgh's popular shopping and sightseeing areas. It also provides luggage storage, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception.

Kick Ass Greyfriars - Adults Only - Hostel
Kick Ass Greyfriars - Adults Only - Hostel
8.8 Excellent
37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.5 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 4 reviews
8.8

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.

The Baxter Hostel
The Baxter Hostel
8.5 Excellent
5/2 West Register Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 735 reviews
8.5

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.

Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
8.8 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 1,152 reviews
8.8

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.

Cowgate Hostel
Cowgate Hostel
6.9 Good
94 -116 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.6 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 11 reviews
6.9

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.

Pollock Estate - Summer Accommodation
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 2,604 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.

Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls
Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls
6.7 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 3 reviews
6.7

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:February
Average price in Edinburgh:$63/night
Cheapest price found:$7/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
$16 - $174
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$20 - $59
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Top rated Edinburgh hostels

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Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
8.8 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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Premier Inn Edinburgh A1 Musselburgh
Premier Inn Edinburgh A1 Musselburgh
9.7 Excellent
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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Castle Rock Hostel
Castle Rock Hostel
8.9 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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Kick Ass Greyfriars - Adults Only - Hostel
Kick Ass Greyfriars - Adults Only - Hostel
8.8 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.

5
Cowgate Hostel
Cowgate Hostel
6.9 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.

6
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 

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.

7
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 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.

8
Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+)
Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+)
8.0 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.

Cheapest hostels in Edinburgh

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High Street Hostel
High Street Hostel
8.5 Excellent
8 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.7 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Centrally located, High Street Hostel offers easy access to Edinburgh's popular shopping and sightseeing areas. It also provides luggage storage, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception.

$15
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St Christopher's Edinburgh Original
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.

$17
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Kick Ass Greyfriars - Adults Only - Hostel
Kick Ass Greyfriars - Adults Only - Hostel
8.8 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
Avg. per night
Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+)
Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+)
8.0 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.

$18
Avg. per night
Castle Rock Hostel
Castle Rock Hostel
8.9 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.

$19
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The Baxter Hostel
The Baxter Hostel
8.5 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.

$20
Avg. per night
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
8.8 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.

$29
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 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.

$35
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Edinburgh