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The Hostel

2 stars
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Sat 13/4
Wed 17/4
Room type
Nightly total
Double room

About The Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Set in an original Victorian building, this funky hostel offers dorm rooms with large windows and high ceilings. It is directly opposite Haymarket Train Station and only a 10-minute walk to Princes Street. Guests staying at The Hostel can benefit from modern bunk beds and fresh bedding. Bedrooms feature original artworks by Jade Carrera. Bathroom facilities are shared. Free WiFi is available 24/7 in the hostel’s public areas. Visitors can make use of the communal lounge with digital TV and various board games. There is also a modern kitchen with 2 ovens and a pleasant outdoor area with tables and chairs.

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Sat 13/4
Wed 17/4
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at The Hostel

  • Adults only
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Game room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Body soap
  • Linens
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Heating
  • Dustbins


  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Adults only
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area


  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Sofa
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Earplugs
  • Safety deposit box
  • Key access
  • Key card access


  • Reading light
  • Cleaning products
  • Socket near the bed


  • Refrigerator
  • Shared kitchen
  • Microwave

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Pool table


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Health and safety

  • Safe

Reviews of The Hostel

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3 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5DR

What's nearby

  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art0.9 km
  • Edinburgh Castle1.2 km
  • Princes Street Gardens1.5 km
  • National Gallery of Scotland1.5 km
  • Scott Monument1.7 km
  • Greyfriar's Bobby1.7 km
  • National Library Of Scotland1.7 km
  • Greyfriars Kirk1.7 km
  • St Giles' Cathedral1.8 km
  • Real Mary King's Close1.8 km
  • Waverley Mall1.8 km
  • National Museum of Scotland1.8 km



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

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Top tips for your stay at The Hostel

  • How long should you stay at The Hostel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 3 days.

FAQs when booking at The Hostel

  • Where is The Hostel located?

    The Hostel is located at 3 Clifton Terrace in West End, 1.5 km from the centre of Edinburgh. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is the closest landmark to The Hostel.

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

    Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at The Hostel.

  • Does The Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is The Hostel from the airport?

    The Hostel is 9.5 km from Edinburgh Turnhouse. The Hostel is 57.5 km from Dundee.

  • How does KAYAK find such great The Hostel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Hostel in Edinburgh and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Hostel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Hostel.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

1.5 km

Nearest airport

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Distance to airport

9.6 km