Overview of Hostel
*** PLEASE NOTE - From 29/01/19 - 01/02/19 there will be limited kitchen facilities while we carry out maintenance works. Sorry for any inconvenience.***
Centrally located in Edinburgh's West End near the ancient and beautiful Dean Village and Water of Leith. Belford Hostel is a unique and lively
Located in the West End minutes from Princes Street.
6-8 Douglas Gardens, Edinburgh, EH4 3DA
Catch the “Airport Express Bus” Number 100, to Haymarket Station. Walk east towards the city centre for about 200m and turn left down Palmerston Place (just before the Starbucks). Pass St Mary’s Cathedral on your right; go through the sets of traffic lights down the hill (the street now is called Douglas Gardens). Belford Hostel is on the right hand corner at the bottom of the hill, before the bridge.
From Waverley Train Station
When you exit the train station turn left onto Princes Street (Castle should be on your left...unless they've moved it). Continue along Princes Street which eventually turns into Shandwick Place. Continue down this road and turn right into Palmerston Place. Our funky church is located at the end of this street. Your other option is to catch a cab at a taxi stand just outside the station. A cab ride will cost you approximately £4.00.
From Haymarket Train Station
Exit the train station and turn right towards the city centre. Continue along West Maitland Street and turn left onto Palmerston Place (just before the Starbucks). Continue along this Street and we are located in the Church at the end..
Located next to the Water of Leith and right near the Ancient Dean Village. The Belford Hostel is only a short 5-7 minute walk from Princes Street and the New Town.
Conditions & Policy
•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 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