Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel

Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel

65 Cockburn Street, Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 1BU, Scotland

Located on one of Edinburgh's funkiest streets, Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel provides a great range of communal areas and a fantastically central position.

Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel

Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel has an enviable location right in the city centre, close to attractions and bars. You'll be just 50 metres from the Royal Mile when you stay at friendly Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel, and you'll also be within a hop, skip and a jump of Parliament House, Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street Gardens, which is home to the oldest floral clock in the world. Rail travel is made easy by the close proximity of Waverley, Edinburgh's main station with connections across the UK.

Backpackers Hostel Edinburgh has a 24 hour reception and information desk, so there'll always be someone on hand to help. There's also a games room, café and chill out room with Sky TV and internet access: all great places to meet your fellow international guests. You can book a bed in a dormitory, which you'll share with 4-13 others, or pay a bit extra for a private room. There are shared bathroom facilities, a communal self-catering kitchen, payphones and laundry at Backpackers Hostel Edinburgh.

Where is Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel Located?

Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel is located in City Centre, Edinburgh Regional MapLocal Map

As you're so centrally located at Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel you'll find that a number of the city's education establishments are within easy reach. These include universities – such as the University of Edinburgh, Napier University, Heriot-Watt University and Queen Margaret University College – as well as language schools, such as Edinburgh School of English, Hawthorn Edinburgh and Regent Edinburgh.

The nearest station to Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel is Waverley, which is the city's main train station. You can enjoy a day trip to various Scottish towns and cities from this station, including Dunfermline (30 minutes away), Glasgow (45 minutes away), the home of golf St Andrews (60 minutes away) and Dundee (75 minutes away).

Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel is perfectly positioned for those of you who want to be in the centre of the nightlife. Your large, lively hostel is located in the heart of the city on Cockburn Street, which is known by many to be Edinburgh's funkiest street since it is full of cafes, restaurants, bars, clubs and record stores. You'll also find the bars and clubs of Grassmarket nearby. For daytime activities you can walk along the Royal Mile to Edinburgh Castle or browse the many shops of Princes Street.

Please note: Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel provides bed linen and there's a hostel safe for valuables.

Please note: due to a smoking ban on all public areas in Scotland, all areas of this accommodation are non-smoking.

Please note: if you are booking for more than 1 person you can request to be placed in the same dormitory, but this cannot be guaranteed. If you are making a group booking you can request to share an entire dormitory, but it cannot be guaranteed that you will all be placed in the same dormitory and have the room to yourselves.

Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel Facilities

  • Games Room
  • Television Lounge
  • Tourist Information
  • Pay-Phones
  • Self-Catering Kitchen
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Fire Escape
  • Hotel Safe
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Tour Desk

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