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High Street Hostel

Traveller (112)
Room & Suite (39)
Dining (30)
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“common room”(26 reviews)
“royal mile”(82 reviews)
“great location”(56 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Good choice for hostel just off the Royal Mile and in the middle of all the action. Great space, lounge and large kitchen, eating area as well as located near to supermarkets and food places. Staff were very helpful in suggesting options - day walking...More

Thank Terry2004_11
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as a group of 7 for two separate nights on a trip before and after we were on a scheduled tour. You can't beat the price and the location of this hostel. The people working were very kind. The only reason I'm...More

Thank Kailey T
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Clean rooms, showers, bathrooms. Be aware that showers and bathrooms are mixed-gender (doesn't bother me, but just so you know). Paid £15 for a bed in an 8-person room and £12 in the 4-person. Mid-July. Seemed to be a great deal for somewhere more or...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Pros Location excellent. Prices quite reasonable. Laundry service well priced and reasonably swift. TWO pillows provided with the bes! Staff very pleasant and helpful! Beds are extremely short - my feet were hanging a foot or two beyond the end of the bed. That is...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I stayed only one night in this terrific hostel - but I am so glad that I did !! I now regret all those stuffy and hugely-overpriced hotels and guest houses where I have stayed whilst visiting the Edinburgh area...why didn't I just stay at...More

Thank Rob H
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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Price range
US$19 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$19 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (112)
Room & Suite (39)
Dining (30)
Amenities (19)
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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
19 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
"The female only dorm 3A was really comfortable"
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"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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