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The Baxter Hostel

5/2 West Register Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2AA, United Kingdom
+44 131 503 1001

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based on 1,808 reviews
The Baxter Hostel - Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Provider Nightly total $37
KAYAK $109

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Distance to city centre 0.4 km
Location rating 9.7


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  • Excellent
    Jan 2020

    Fantastic location off Princess Street, minutes from train/bus station, trams. Super clean and warm. Welcoming kitchen with excellent facilities. Breakfast offer ample with freshly cooked to order scrambled eggs, toast, juice, cereal. Unlimited tea and coffee. Warm, clean dorm and hot showers. The team are inviting, friendly and inclusive. Highly recommended


  • Good
    Jan 2020

    Cooked eggs with breakfast...thank you!

    Windows were old and there was a lot of noise from the street but otherwise great.

  • Good
    Jan 2020

    the staff are nice and friendly , the living room or the gathering room is nice with breackfast location is good in centre

    omg first of all we were 3 all of us had bed bugs from 1 day sleep , the smell of one of the guest was un believable that we could stand it in the room or during the breackfast. beds need to be sprayed from the bugs and choose ur guest as this affect the others. we couldnt stand except 1 night and left

  • Excellent
    Jan 2020

    The staff are great - so friendly. The location is ideal for both the train station and many attractions. The hostel itself is super cosy and everything was clean. The kitchen was well equipped and the free breakfast was a great bonus! Would definitely stay again.

    Due to its central location, there was some noise from the street at night which I found a little intrusive but the location was so good it was worth it.

  • Excellent
    Sep 2016

    Wonderful staff at site with personality

    The common kitchen area: it's inviting and well equiped. The 24 hr staff are very helpful and I liked that music streamed in through the open windows at night. Good place to sit and interact with other guests. The location makes all of Edinburgh very accessable.

    I had a top tier bunk, so two people slept below me and there wasn't much head space left. Shower and bathroom facilities are small and universally shared. Both of these are fine as long as you expect them coming in.

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With a stay at The Baxter Hostel in Edinburgh (New Town), you'll be steps from Princes Street and 3 minutes by foot from George Street. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

8.5 Excellent

based on 1,808 reviews









Things to know

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Good kitchenette

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Policies vary by room type and provider.


Complimentary breakfast
Free Wi-Fi
24-hour front desk
Storage available
No smoking
Pets not allowed

FAQs when booking at The Baxter Hostel

Where is The Baxter Hostel located?

The Baxter Hostel is located at 5/2 West Register Street in New Town, 0.4 km from the centre of Edinburgh. Princes Mall is the closest landmark to The Baxter Hostel.

When is check-in time and check-out time at The Baxter Hostel?

Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at The Baxter Hostel.

Does The Baxter Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, The Baxter Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

Does The Baxter Hostel offer free parking?

No, The Baxter Hostel does not offer free parking.

Does The Baxter Hostel offer free airport shuttle service?

No, The Baxter Hostel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is The Baxter Hostel from the airport?

The Baxter Hostel is 11.3 km from Edinburgh Turnhouse. The Baxter Hostel is 56.4 km from Dundee.

Can you bring pets to The Baxter Hostel?

No, pets are not allowed at The Baxter Hostel.

Does The Baxter Hostel have a pool?

No, The Baxter Hostel does not have a pool on-site.


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Most popular landmarks

  • Princes Mall 154 m
  • Scott Monument 279 m
  • Real Mary King's Close 0.4 km
  • National Gallery of Scotland 0.4 km
  • Museum of Childhood 0.4 km
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