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Hostels in Edinburgh, Scotland

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Popular hostels in Edinburgh

Discover well-known properties in Edinburgh that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 4,918 hotels in Edinburgh and price data was last updated on 23 April 2024. The average price for a hotel in Edinburgh is C$ 232/night.
These hostels are among the most popular places to stay for users visiting Edinburgh. Users seeking more options can adjust the settings in the search form at the top of the page.
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65 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Centrally located, Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel allows for easy access to Edinburgh's main shopping and sightseeing areas. Guests can also take advantage of complimentary wireless internet throughout their stay.
Free Wi-Fi
7.4
Good
1306 reviews
Location
0.5 km from city centre
C$ 51
3-5 Amphion Lane (Murano Place), Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Destiny Student - Murano Campus Accommodation is located in Edinburgh and is close to the area's popular attractions. Those staying at the property can also make use of free Wi-Fi.
Free Wi-Fi
6.6
Good
2456 reviews
Location
1.6 km from city centre
C$ 76
8 Middlefield, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Located within walking distance of Edinburgh Bus Station, Destiny Student - Shrubhill Campus Accommodation offers guests an ideal base while visiting Edinburgh. Guests can also take advantage of complimentary wireless internet throughout their stay.
Free Wi-Fi
6.6
Good
2117 reviews
Location
1.6 km from city centre
C$ 87
6-8 Douglas Gardens, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Belford Hostel is located in Edinburgh and is close to the area's popular attractions. This hostel is set in the heart of the city.
Free Wi-Fi
6.9
Good
375 reviews
Location
1.5 km from city centre
C$ 40
13 Sciennes, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Meadow Court - Campus Accommodation is a comfortable base while in Edinburgh and is close to everything the area has to offer. Guests can also make use of free Wi-Fi throughout their stay.
Free Wi-Fi
7.4
Good
7 reviews
Location
1.7 km from city centre
C$ 82
Glencoe, Ballachulish, United Kingdom
Glencoe Youth Hostel is ideally placed in a peaceful setting in Glencoe, just a short car ride from Ballachulish and Kinlochleven. Guests can also make the most of complimentary internet access.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.3
Excellent
607 reviews
Location
3.6 km from city centre
C$ 52
Perth College Uhi, Crieff Road, Perth, United Kingdom
Perth Youth Hostel provides comfortable 4-star accommodation in Perth. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.0
Excellent
315 reviews
Location
2.1 km from city centre
C$ 59

Tips for booking hostels in Edinburgh

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Edinburgh. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 23 April 2024.
Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Edinburgh:C$ 232/night
Cheapest price found:C$ 38/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Saturday
C$ 49 - C$ 1,479
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
C$ 49 - C$ 251
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Edinburgh hostels

Browse through properties in Edinburgh that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 4,918 properties in Edinburgh and data was last updated on 23 April 2024.
Some of the best Edinburgh hostel options as decided by our users. Be sure to read user reviews to learn why these hostels are among the highest rated.
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50 Rose Street North Lane, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
0.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 73
Avg. per night
1 a Parliament Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
C$ 63
Avg. per night
Carberry Road Musselburgh Eh21 8Pt Uk, Musselburgh, United Kingdom
2.0 km from city centre
C$ 170
Avg. per night
50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
0.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 46
Avg. per night
18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 95
Avg. per night
9 Haddington Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 51
Avg. per night
5/3 West Register Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
C$ 48
Avg. per night

Cheapest hostels in Edinburgh, Scotland

Discover affordable stays in Edinburgh that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Edinburgh can be found for as low as C$ 34 per night. There is currently one property in Edinburgh that can be booked for this price. High Street Hostel is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Edinburgh. Price data was last updated on 23 April 2024
Currently, these are the lowest-priced hostels in Edinburgh we've come across for the dates selected. As prices can vary by date, change the dates if you're flexible to compare rates.
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8 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
0.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 34
Avg. per night
9-13 Market Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 34
Avg. per night
35 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 36
Avg. per night
15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 36
Avg. per night
105 High Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
0.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 37
Avg. per night
37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 37
Avg. per night
2 West Port, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
0.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 38
Avg. per night

Hostel prices in Edinburgh

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Edinburgh to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Edinburgh at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 23 April 2024.
We've come across the following hostels in Edinburgh with different price and hostel class options. You'll also find the most popular and best value properties within each hostel class.
2 stars
2 stars and under
50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
C$ 46
5/2 West Register Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
C$ 47
15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
C$ 36
3 stars
3 stars
35 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
C$ 36
8 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
C$ 34
4 stars
4 stars +
14 Argyle Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
C$ 123

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Other accommodations in Edinburgh

Find the perfect theme hotel, hostel or vacation rental for your stay in Edinburgh. There are 4,918 properties in Edinburgh and price data was last updated on 23 April 2024. The average price for a hotel in Edinburgh is C$ 232/night.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
0.3 km from city centre
Air Conditioning
C$ 299
Avg. per night
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1.1 km from city centre
C$ 255
Avg. per night
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
0.8 km from city centre
C$ 327
Avg. per night
14 Argyle Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 123
Avg. per night
5/2 West Register Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 47
Avg. per night
1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
0.4 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 901
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Edinburgh

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within Edinburgh to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 23 April 2024.
Scroll through the map to find hostels close to the Edinburgh neighborhood(s) you plan on visiting. Clicking a property's name will unlock more information and allow you to book that particular hostel.

Facts about staying in Edinburgh

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Edinburgh to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 23 April 2024.
  • What is the cost of a hostel in Edinburgh?

    On average, it’s C$ 233/night for a hostel in Edinburgh, though C$ 86/night or less would be considered a good deal. The least expensive hostel our users have found recently was for C$ 39/night in Edinburgh. Try to avoid booking your hostel in August (the most expensive month). Booking in April (the cheapest month) could save you money.

  • What’s the best hostel in Edinburgh?

    Code Pod Hostels - The Court boasts a 8.7/10 review rating from 7,774 users, making it the best hostel in Edinburgh.

  • What hostel is closest to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport?

    It is 9.6 km to get from Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport to West End Hotel - Hostel (the nearest Edinburgh hostel to the airport).

  • What area of Edinburgh is most popular to stay in?

    The most popular neighbourhood to stay in Edinburgh is Old Town, according to our data. 15% of users who searched for hostels in Edinburgh looked for properties in Old Town. If you’re interested in staying in Old Town, consider the Code Pod Hostels - The Court - the neighbourhood’s most popular hostel.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Edinburgh closest to Edinburgh Castle?

    Castle Rock Hostel is the most popular hostel in Edinburgh that’s close to Edinburgh Castle (the city’s most popular landmark). There are 0.2 km from Castle Rock Hostel to Edinburgh Castle. While there may be other hostels near Edinburgh Castle, Castle Rock Hostel is highly rated (8.6/10) by 3,107 users.

  • Should I stay in a Edinburgh hostel?

    Aside from the fact that Edinburgh hostels tend to be more affordable than other stay types, they also have a more lively social scene. This social environment is perfect for individuals, couples, and even families who are looking to meet fellow travellers in Edinburgh.

  • Does Edinburgh have hostels with “Restaurant” listed as an amenity?

    Yes, there are hostels in Edinburgh with “Restaurant” as a listed amenity. According to our data, 4 hostels have the “Restaurant” amenity in the Edinburgh area. a&o Edinburgh City is a popular hostel among HotelsCombined users who are looking for this particular feature.

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