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High Street Hostel

481 reviews
Traveller (109)
Room & Suite (36)
Dining (29)
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“common room”(25 reviews)
“royal mile”(82 reviews)
“free hot drinks”(5 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Hostel is in a great location of Old town, just off a side street of the Royal Mile. The staff were lovely and helpful. The beds in the mixed dorm were OK. The blankets smelt like sweat... a wash would be good! The lockers were...More

Thank kobehales
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The location of the hostel was perfect, right in the centre of all the touristy stuff. It was not too far from the bus station and I was able to walk there even with my ginormous suitcase. There was no lift and I had to...More

Thank cherryredtoenails
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I visited Edinburgh from Manchester as a solo traveller. I was looking for safe and less expensive place and then I saw this gem. This hostel is right on the royal mile with all market place nearby. Just cross the lane and you will be...More

Thank Rishi_Madan
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Nice staff, big hostel. Rooms are a bit small, and toilets and shower maybe short, but in truth I only needed to wait once in 3 nights. Breakfast is £1,90 with fruit, cereals, toast with butter and jam. Quite nice for the price. Only problem...More

Thank Adrian0902
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend had a great stay at the hostel! The staff were really friendly and welcoming also gave us lots of information when we needed it, the room it self was spacious and clean (we stayed in a 8 bed mixed dorm) beds...More

Thank Ashleigh W
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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Price range
US$21 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$21 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (109)
Room & Suite (36)
Dining (29)
Hotel & Grounds (101)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (8)
Bathroom (3)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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25 November 2016|
Response from Andy G |
Hi, I'm afraid we don't offer weekly rates and the maximum stay is two weeks.
Hayley O
20 April 2016|
Response from Andy G |
Hi Hayley. Our breakfast is £1.90 and we do have gluten-free cereal as an option. There's a car park at the Travelodge Hotel around the corner and it is £15 for 24h. Hope this helps. Your High Street Hostel team.
Room Tips
"Pizza toppings!"
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"higher floors might be more quiet"
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"Excellent Hostel, Great Amenities, Warm Staff, Fabulous Location!"
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"I wouldn't know what to say besides the fact that I had a ncie view on a lovely building from my room..."
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