As Edinburgh’s original independent hostel, we’ve been helping backpackers enjoy Scotland since 1985. This Edinburgh Hostel is a must if you want to be in the heart of Edinburgh.
High Street Hostel
8-18 Blackfriars St, Edinburgh EH1 1NE
as rated on Hostelworld
Things to Know
- FREE Bed linen
- FREE Thursday Pub crawl
- FREE Lockers with locks
- FREE Movie nights & popcorn
- FREE Coffee, tea and hot chocolate
- FREE Hair dryers
- FREE Electrical adaptors
- FREE Wi-FI in every room
- FREE Book exchange
- Breakfast for £1.90
- Kitchen use and fridge space
- No curfew Luggage
- Bike storage
- Minutes walk from the bus and train
- Towel rental for £0.50
- Laundry service for £4.00
- Local food and drink discounts
Optimal hostel experience!
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Incredible value, especially because of the location!
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Strictly no stag or hen parties.
You will need photographic ID to sign.
Please note if you are booking for more than 5 people you need to contact us directly before making the booking.
Be aware that if you book for a group without contacting us directly, your reservation will be cancelled and you will lose your 10% deposit.
If guests are under the age of 18 you must contact the hostel first for the manager’s approval.
Our cancellation policy is 48 hours prior to 10:30am on the day of arrival. No-shows will be charged the equivalent of two nights stay.