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Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel

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Overview of Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel

Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel

5 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationScott Monument14 min walk
  • Popular LocationRoyal Mile15 min walk
  • Popular LocationSt. Giles' Cathedral16 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)20 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

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.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 5 min walk
  • Calton Hill - 9 min walk
  • Scott Monument - 14 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 15 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 12 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 20 min drive

Restaurants

  • 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

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • 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
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Czech
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Slovenian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

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

National rating

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

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4.0
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 28 out of 96 reviews
5 - Excellent 29%
Rating 4 - Good. 47 out of 96 reviews
4 - Good 49%
Rating 3 - Okay. 15 out of 96 reviews
3 - Okay 16%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 96 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 96 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
central youth
will return excellent great situated near pricessis street very clean reat price x
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019