High Street Hostel is Edinburgh?s original independant backpackers hostel, (open since 1985). Located in the heart of Edinburgh?s old town just off the historical Royal Mile, (midway between Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace). The 400yr old building offers lots of character as well as offering a fun chilled out atmosphere for the weary traveller.
Located centrally we are only 5-10 minutes from the Edinburgh castle, Princes Street, Waverley train Station, the bus station, Holyrood Palace and the Grassmarket. The City?s wonderful night life also just round the corner.
Your room is cleaned daily, with a personal locker in most rooms including a safe for your piece of mind. Otherwise you have access to the receptions 24 hour safe. Our large self-catering kitchen is well stocked with everything you might need.
We have free wi-fi in our reception lounge, and internet access for a small charge. Our large lounge area enables you to sit and relax, chat with ther travellers, or even have a game of pool.
Our friendly staff are always willing to answer questions about things to do in and around Edinburgh and Scotland. We are also able to help you book accommodation in one of our other hostels throughout Scotland. We are a Macbackpackers tour pickup and sale point.
Other things High Street can offer:
-Free pub crawl every Thursday night, with free give-aways. It?s a great way to meet other travellers from High Street Hostel and three other hostels around Edinburgh.
-Join us on our burger nights run every Friday and Sunday evening.
-Pool competition Sunday afternoon £0.50 entry fee with a first prize to be won.
-Free movies shown on a large screen tv Sunday to Wednesday.
Scottish owned, Backpacker run.
No hidden charges
If you want to make a booking for more than 6 people we ask you to please contact us directly beforehand.
Please no Stag or Hen parties.
Minimum age to stay in this hostel is 18 years.
High Street Hostel helping backpackers sleep together since 1985.