Overview of Hostel
***KITCHEN MAINTENANCE - The shared kitchen in the main building will be out of service from 11/02/19 - 21/02/2019 for upgrade/maintenance works. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.***
The Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel has 4 separate buildings comprising of a variety of dormitories
From the Train Station take the exit to Waverley Bridge. When you are on the street turn Left and continue for one hundred metres and there will be a small roundabout. On the otherside of the roundabout is Cockburn Street. Head up the street to Number 65. We're right next to the Southern Cross Cafe.
From the Airport Shuttle bus. Turn left when exiting the bus. Head along the street for 100 metres and there will be a small roundabout. On the otherside of the roundabout is Cockburn Street. Head up the street to Number 65. We're right next to the Southern Cross Cafe.
Driving? Follow directions the the Royal Mile (High Street) and turn down Cockburn Street (one way traffic)..
We are located 50 metres from the world-famous Royal Mile and two minutes' walk from the train station. Princes Street, the Castle, Palace, Walter Scott Monument and numerous other art galleries and museums are located less than a five- or 10-minute walk away.
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
•No under 12's in our hostels under any cirumstances, no under 18's in our dormitories •All under 18's (no under 12's) must be booked into a private room with an adult. •No-shows shall be charged the full amount of the reservation. • There is a 10 GBP CASH refundable key deposit for all guests. •Photo ID (drivers licence, passport) is required to check in to the hostel. If you're unable to produce photo ID on arrival we will not honour your booking. •Check-in: 2pm. Check out: 10am. •Group bookings of more than 8 people must contact us directly before you make the booking. Be aware that if you book online for a group, your reservation will be cancelled and you will lose the 13% deposit. SPECIAL EVENT BOOKINGS •August / Rugby / Bank Holiday Weekends / Easter /Hogmanay etc. •The hostel will charge your card the full amount one month before arrival. •If you will be arriving in less than a month the charge will be made within 24hrs. •Cancellations – Once you have paid in full, no refunds will be issued. We accept all major credit/debit cards. Card Charges for non-European Economic Area residents and Business/Corporate Accounts Under £25.00 - £0.50 Over £25.00 - 3% of total