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Free WiFi, wheelchair access
Free WiFi, wheelchair access
Free WiFi, wheelchair access
Free WiFi, wheelchair access

Guest reviews

4.0/5 Very good
96 reviews
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 sanitizer provided
Social distancing

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationPrinces Street1 min walk
Popular LocationEdinburgh Playhouse Theatre5 min walk
Popular LocationPalace of Holyroodhouse17 min walk
AirportEdinburgh (EDI)20 min drive

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  • Premium Double Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Premium Twin Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 199 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • Standard Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 199 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    • 5 Single Beds
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  • Standard Quadruple Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Single Beds
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  • Standard Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 6 Single Beds
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  • Shared Dormitory (Male)

    Room amenities

    • 205 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
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  • Shared Dormitory (Female)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
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  • Standard Single Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsStandard Single Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Triple Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 3 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Triple Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Ensuite

About this area

Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's New Town neighbourhood, Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel is in the city centre. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Calton Hill and Princes Street Gardens, while Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Edinburgh Castle are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Murrayfield Stadium or Musselburgh Racecourse.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Princes Street - 1 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 5 min walk
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 15 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 15 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 14 min walk
  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 20 min drive

Restaurants

  • Pera - 2 min walk
  • Vittoria - 3 min walk
  • Taste of Italy - 3 min walk
  • Mamma Roma - 3 min walk
  • The Walnut - 3 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 complimentary wireless Internet access 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 requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and 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

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

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 advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays
Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser

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 Youth Hostel
Central Youth Hostel
Edinburgh Central Youth
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel Scotland
Edinburgh Central Youth Hotel Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel Scotland
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel and receive a full refund?
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.
How much does it cost to stay at Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel?
As of 5 Aug 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel on 10 Aug 2020 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.
Is Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at this hostel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to 11 PM.
What time is check-out at this hostel?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Where is this hostel located?
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 Waverley Station is 14 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel

4.0
Very good
5 - Excellent
29
4 - Good
46
3 - Okay
15
2 - Mediocre
4
1 - Poor
2
4.1
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.0
Amenities
3.9
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    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

    • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Good hostel, the shower was a bit aggressive with the amount of pressure it had but apart from that no complaints

    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019