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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
9.0 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 1,389 reviews
9.0

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.

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 
ExcellentBased on 1,398 reviews
8.2

Situated a brief drive from Royal Mile, Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel provides contemporary accommodation in Edinburgh. It is located in close proximity to a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel)
Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel)
8.4 Excellent
37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.5 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,849 reviews
8.4

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.

Castle Rock Hostel
Castle Rock Hostel
9.0 Excellent
15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,223 reviews
9.0

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

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 
GoodBased on 2,710 reviews
7.4

Destiny Student - Holyrood Brae House is situated in Edinburgh and is close to the area's well-known attractions. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and a concierge.

Cowgate Hostel
Cowgate Hostel
6.6 Good
94 -116 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.6 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 12 reviews
6.6

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.

West End Hostel
West End Hostel
10.0 Excellent
35 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 2 reviews
10.0

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.

Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+)
Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+)
8.7 Excellent
2 West Port, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.6 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,461 reviews
8.7

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.

The Baxter Hostel
The Baxter Hostel
8.0 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 4 reviews
8.0

Situated under a 10-minute stroll from Edinburgh Bus Station, The Baxter Hostel offers guests a convenient base while in Edinburgh. This hostel is set in the heart of the city.

Destiny Student - Shrubhill
Destiny Student - Shrubhill
5.7 Okay
8 Middlefield, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.6 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
OkayBased on 4 reviews
5.7

Destiny Student - Shrubhill Campus Accommodation offers 4-star accommodation in Edinburgh. Guests can also make use of complimentary wireless internet.

Tips for booking a hostel in Edinburgh

Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Edinburgh:₱1,954/night
Absolute cheapest price found:₱302/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Friday
₱787 - ₱2,835
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
₱1,553 - ₱2,868
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated Edinburgh hostels

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Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
9.0 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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Castle Rock Hostel
Castle Rock Hostel
9.0 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.

3
Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel)
Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel)
8.4 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.

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Cowgate Hostel
Cowgate Hostel
6.6 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.

5
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 

Destiny Student - Holyrood Brae House is situated in Edinburgh and is close to the area's well-known attractions. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and a concierge.

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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 a brief drive from Royal Mile, Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel provides contemporary accommodation in Edinburgh. It is located in close proximity to a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

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Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+)
Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+)
8.7 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.

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Pollock Halls
Pollock Halls
8.4 Excellent
18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2.0 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

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.

Cheapest hostels in Edinburgh

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Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel)
Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel)
8.4 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.

₱705
Avg. per night
St Christopher's Edinburgh Original
St Christopher's Edinburgh Original
7.8 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.

₱756
Avg. per night
Castle Rock Hostel
Castle Rock Hostel
9.0 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.

₱907
Avg. per night
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
9.0 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.

₱1,058
Avg. per night
The Baxter Hostel
The Baxter Hostel
8.0 Excellent
5/2 West Register Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Situated under a 10-minute stroll from Edinburgh Bus Station, The Baxter Hostel offers guests a convenient base while in Edinburgh. This hostel is set in the heart of the city.

₱1,058
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 a brief drive from Royal Mile, Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel provides contemporary accommodation in Edinburgh. It is located in close proximity to a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

₱1,310
Avg. per night
West End Hostel
West End Hostel
10.0 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.

₱2,065
Avg. per night
Cowgate Hostel
Cowgate Hostel
6.6 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.

₱3,224
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Edinburgh

Edinburgh hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Edinburgh?

    ₱1,954 per night is how much hostels in Edinburgh cost, on average. ₱304 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for ₱1,045 per night or less is a good deal. Edinburgh hostel prices fluctuate throughout the year, with December being the most expensive month to book, and in September being the cheapest.

  • What’s the best hostel in Edinburgh?

    Based on our data, Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh is the best Edinburgh hostel, with a rating of 9.0/10 from 1,389 reviews.

  • What hostel is closest to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport?

    West End Hostel is 9.6 km away from Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport, making it the closest Edinburgh hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • Should I stay in a Edinburgh hostel?

    Hostels in Edinburgh tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travelers looking to meet other people. Edinburgh hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.