First Night Stay Chargeable
First Night Stay Chargeable
Now under new management and recently refurbished.
Only a 15 minute walk into the west end of Edinburgh city centre and located across from Haymarket Train Station, The Hostel offers stylish, central, comfortable accommodation at a very competitive rate! We are close to all main transport links as well as bars, restaurants and shops which will ensure you feel involved with all Edinburgh has to offer. With our electronic key cards and no curfew you can feel free to come and go as you wish. Location AND Value - The easiest Hostel to find when traveling from Edinburgh Airport or Glasgow. Facilities we offer include: Lockers (PLEASE NOTE - access to lockers between 8 am and 11 pm only) Kitchen for guests use (PLEASE NOTE - access to the kitchen between 8am and 11pm only) Hairdryers in public areas Left luggage facilities Children welcome when staying in a private room only with accompanying adults children under 18 are not permitted to stay in dorms Free Wi-Fi in public areas Free tea and coffee Pool table (PLEASE NOTE - access from 8 am to 11 pm only) Lounge with TV (PLEASE NOTE - open from 8 am until 11 pm only) 24 hour security entry Triple room consists of lower double bed and upper single bed. Family room consists of 3 single bunks and 1 lower double bunk. No Pets PLEASE NOTE that there are limited electrical sockets in the dormitories. These plugs can only be used for charging mobile phones and laptops. Using these plugs for anything else will automatically shut off the power. Items left to charge are done so at the owners own risk and the hostel cannot be held responsible for any items in the rooms or the public areas. There are extra sockets in the public areas. We ask guests to please remove items when they have finished charging to allow other guests access to the sockets. Check-in from 1 pm until 11 pm. Check-out by 10 am. Any guests arriving after 11 pm will be required to pay a £5 late arrival fee to the member of night staff. Please note this is a one off fee of £5 and not £5 per person. Please advise us in advance of a late check in. All reservations are payable in full on arrival. A £10 per person deposit is asked from all guests on arrival which is returned on departure when key cards and bedding are returned. Group Bookings: If you are a group of 8 or more people you will be asked to pay the remaining balance as a group (not individually) and leave a £20 security bond per person on arrival. This bond will be returned on departure once the rooms have been checked by a staff member. Please note that you should allow time for your room to be checked as this can take up to 15 minutes, if you fail to leave time for your rooms to be inspected bonds will not be returned. If we require damages to be inspected by the owner, bonds will be kept and returned to you at a later date once a price has been determined for the damage. Disturbing other residents will also result in a penalty charge, the amount will be determined on a case by case basis. Upon arrival at the hotel your group will be asked to read through an introduction letter which lists damages and penalty charges as a guide only, the hotel reserves the right to change these.
The Hostel Rooms
Arriving by train: Haymarket Station is the closest station to The Hostel. Exit the station and cross the road. Stay left and you will see The Hostel on your left hand side, directly opposite the station. If arriving at Waverley Station, follow the on foot directions below or alternatively, take LRT bus numbers 12, 26 or 31 from the left side of Princes Street and alight at Haymarket station. Arriving by bus: On leaving the bus station, walk down to Princes Street and continue the same route as on foot. See below. Arriving by Air: Take the LRT shuttle bus 100 from outside the terminal building. Alight the bus at Haymarket Station and The Hostel is located on your left hand side. There is an airport bus link across from The Hostel, for returning to the airport. Arriving by Car: Approaching from Glasgow or the A8 (Edinburgh Airport). The Hostel is located on the main Glasgow road into Edinburgh city centre, directly opposite Haymarket Station. Car Parking is available at Morrison Street NCP Car Park which does have a charge. There is limited free on street parking overnight on local streets from 1830hrs until 0830hrs and all day on Sunday. Arriving on foot: From Princes Street keep the shops on your right hand side and walk towards Frasers department store at the West End. Continue straight along Shandwick Place until you reach West Maitland Street. Pass Grosvenor Street on your right and The Hostel is located on your right hand side.