As Edinburgh’s original independent hostel, we’ve been helping backpackers enjoy Scotland since 1985. Offering affordable accommodation right in the heart of Old Town Edinburgh, we’re just a few minutes walk from Waverley Train Station.
Rooms are cleaned daily and each bed comes with bed linen and is equipped with a locker for security and peace of mind. Our foyer lounge has free WI-FI so you can stay connected to your friends and family.
Whereas our large main lounge is a perfect place to chill out, relax, meet other travellers, and play pool & other games.
The nearby shops offer everything you may need so you can show off your cooking skills (or maybe lack thereof) in our fully equipped self-catering kitchen. You’ll also receive great discounts on food and drinks at some of Edinburgh’s best local pubs.
Please note that our check-in time is 2pm but guests are welcome to dr…
Haggis Hostels in Edinburgh offer premier and affordable group accommodation that is ideally located for exploring this fantastic city and other attractions in Midlothian. We are the most centrally located hostel in Edinburgh and an ideal base for your stay.
Our first and flagship hostel in the city centre of Edinburgh is the start of a new way of providing accommodation. We have equipped the hostel with all the facilities you need to have a great stay in Edinburgh, but at a reasonable cost. The hostel is modern and high-spec, but more importantly, right in the heart of Edinburgh! You can see Princes Street, Edinburgh's main shopping thouroughfare, from the kitchen/dining room window - you really couldn't be more central!
We provide 24 hour reception and give you one-to-one assistance on any aspect of your stay, from travel advice to local events and entertainment, and where to ge…
Safestay Edinburgh is located just off Edinburgh's Royal Mile in the heart of the Old Town. It's the perfect base to explore all that Edinburgh has to offer. The city's famed attractions, such as Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, and Scott Monument are right on our doorstep. Our great location on Blackfriars Street means we are only minutes from Waverley Station which is right next to the airport bus stand and the city centre tram stop.
Our fully licensed bar, Bar 50, serves locally sourced food and drinks from 8am until late, and adds to our lively atmosphere. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the building, the use of our guest kitchen and you'll have 24 hrs access to our secure lockers. Traditional hot Scottish breakfast and cold breakfast, pizzas, burgers, paninis, salads, nachos, soups and snacks all available.
Safestay is the ideal destination for your Edinburgh city break.…
Castle Rock Hostel is fabulously located right beside Edinburgh Castle! Our palatial hostel offers wonderful character, with a mix of grandeur and a backpacker vibe!
Enjoy being in Edinburgh’s best location & being at the very heart of the city. We are just a stroll from the bus, train and the airport bus and a 1 minute walk from Edinburgh Castle, 1 minute from the Royal Mile & 1 minute from the Grassmarket. We are in a relatively quiet street but the city’s wonderful, late night-life is also just around the corner – ideal!
Our receptionists will always give you a friendly welcome and can help with any questions about what to see in Edinburgh or about travel around Scotland. We aim to look after you totally so you can have the best holiday possible. Here’s a list of more that we offer;
FREE Bed linen.
FREE Monday Pub Quiz.
FREE Tuesday Celeidh (tr…
Royal Mile Backpackers is a centrally located hostel with a HUGE personality. It’s the perfect base for exploring Edinburgh!
We’re a small and vibrant hostel situated smack bang in the city-centre overlooking Scotland’s most famous street – The Royal Mile. Located halfway between Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood palace, you can’t get much closer to the city centre attractions; bars, cafés, restaurants and nightclubs.
The hostel also offers Free Wi-Fi and Free tea, coffee & hot chocolate. Our friendly receptionists can offer you some great advice on what to see and do and where to eat and drink during your stay in Edinburgh.
They can arrange for you to make the most of your time while you are in Scotland and book you on a MacBackpackers Tour to the Highlands. We aim to make your stay with us as pleasurable as possible so here is a wee list of what else we have to offer: