Located in Edinburgh's New Town neighbourhood, Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel is in the city centre. Princes Street and Royal Mile are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Royal Botanic Garden and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Murrayfield Stadium or Musselburgh Racecourse.
Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 12 min walk
Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 20 min drive
Taste of Italy - 3 min walk
Mamma Roma - 3 min walk
The Walnut - 3 min walk
Ada - 4 min walk
Shezan - 4 min walk
About this property
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel
Eco-friendly Edinburgh hostel in New Town, walk to Princes Street
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café are available at this smoke-free hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, coffee/tea in a common area and laundry facilities. Rooms offer free WiFi and showers.
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel offers 271 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower.
Awards and affiliations
Green/Sustainable Property This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Parking and public transport
No on-site parking available
Food and drink
Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM: GBP 5.95-7.50 per person
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
Coffee/tea in a common area
24-hour front desk
If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.
Breakfast fee: between GBP 5.95 and GBP 7.50 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
We should mention
This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
Property is also known as
Edinburgh Central Hostel
Edinburgh Central Youth
SYHA Edinburgh Central
Hostel Edinburgh Central
Youth Hostel Edinburgh Central
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel Scotland
Edinburgh Central Youth Hotel Edinburgh
Central Youth Hostel
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel Scotland
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Frequently asked questions
Yes, Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
As of 17 Jun 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel on 18 Jun 2021 start from £42, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
This property doesn't offer parking.
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 11 PM.
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Located in New Town, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Princes Street and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre. George Street and Calton Hill are also within 15 minutes. Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) is 12 minutes by foot and Edinburgh Waverley Station is 14 minutes.