Edinburgh Central
Scotland
Starting From 23.58 €
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Edinburgh Central Informations

Welcome to Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel, SYHA, Hostelling Scotland's 5-star Hostel.

Centrally located, within walking distance of most of the City's tourist attractions, this stylish Hostel is well equipped to suit the needs of single travellers, families and groups.

Our rooms are safe, acc

From Nights People
By Train - the hostel is a short 15 minute walk from Waverley Station.
Exit Waverley Station onto Princes Street. Cross & turn right along Princess Street. Turn left at the St James shopping centre and walk along Leith Street to Picardy Place roundabout. Continue along Leith Walk for approx. 400 metres, to find the hostel on the corner at Haddington Place on Leith Walk.

By Bus from St Andrews Bus Station, the hostel is just a 10 minute walk.
Exit the bus station onto York Place. Walk along York Place to Picardy Place roundabout. Turn left at the roundabout and walk along Leith Walk for approx 400 metres to find the hostel on the corner at Haddington Place on Leith Walk.


By Air from Edinburgh Airport
Take the Airlink service 100 which runs 24 hours per day and takes approx 25 minutes from the airport to Waverley Bridge. Fare from 3.50 single or 5 return.

From Waverley Bridge continue onto Princes Street. Turn Right along Princes Street and then left at the St James shopping centre and walk along Leith Street to Picardy Place roundabout. Continue along Leith Walk for approx. 400 metres, to find the hostel on the corner at Haddington Place on Leith Walk.

By Car

From the North & West follow signs for the city centre & travel along Queen Street, onto York Place. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Leith Walk. Edinburgh Central situated 400 metres from the roundabout on the left hand side, corner of Haddington Place on Leith Walk & Annadale Street.

From the South & East follow the A1 towards the city centre approaching the city via Leith Walk. The hostel is situated at the corner of Haddington Place on Leith Walk & Annadale Street.

Please note there is no parking at the hostel. There are limited on-street parking facilities close to the hostel. The nearest car park is situated at Greenside NCP, just a few minutes walk from the hostel on Leith Street
Edinburgh Central is just ten minutes on foot from Waverley railway station, the bus station and close to York Place tram stop. It’s within walking distance of Edinburgh's main attractions, including Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, the National Museum of Scotland, Dynamic Earth and the Scottish Parliament. Edinburgh Playhouse and the Omni Centre are close by. And, of course, it's a great place to stay when looking for accommodation during the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe Festival.
Reception is open 24 hours Tel: +44 (0) 131 524 2090 Check-in from 15.00 Check-out from 07.00 to at 10.00 (early check-in and late checkout is available on request and at a charge) All rooms are Non Smoking Premium twin and double rooms are available with TV/DVD and tea & coffee making facilities Hairdryers, iron & ironing board and cards & games are available for free to use with a deposit. Shower gel, soaps and toiletries available to purchase from reception. Towels are available for hire (available free to private booked rooms) In the event of a no-show, your credit/debit card will be debited for the total cost of your stay All bookings will include a temporary membership fee per person per night. (Full, existing members of Hostelling Scotland and HI using these channels are not entitled to a membership refund.) From the age of 5 to 15 years, young people must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and may be accommodated in a single-gendered shared room with the parent or guardian and other guests, at the discretion and responsibility of the parent or guardian. The young person/people, the parent/guardian and the other occupants of the room must be of the same gender. Hostelling Scotland advise that additional notice be given to the destination youth hostel when travelling with children, to ensure that suitable accommodation is available. Contact details can be found on your booking confirmation. Parties with young children (under 5 years) will only be accommodated in designated family rooms, where available. There is no capacity for extra beds or cots in a shared dormitory or private accommodation. No stag or hen parties are permitted at any youth hostel. Hostelling Scotland does not accept American Express cards as payment or guarantee. When booking for more than 9 people: - Full prepayment is required within 8 weeks of arrival as otherwise the booking will automatically be cancelled. - The following cancellation charges will apply to the entire booking: 57 days or more - 20% of total cost 56 to 29 days - 55% of total cost 28 to day of arrival - 100% of total cost


Informations about Edinburgh Central

Welcome to Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel, SYHA, Hostelling Scotland's 5-star Hostel.

Centrally located, within walking distance of most of the City's tourist attractions, this stylish Hostel is well equipped to suit the needs of single travellers, families and groups.

Our rooms are safe, accessible only with a keycard, contemporary, and some are accessible to the disabled. Lockers are available in each room. Fresh, clean bed linen is included and our rooms are serviced daily. Plus, all our rooms are en-suite, but we also provide single sex toilet/shower facilities on each floor.

At Edinburgh Central you will find a licensed Bistro serving snacks, sweets and hot meals. We offer affordable contemporary and classic dishes. Breakfast is served daily from 7:30 am to 10 am and you have a choice of a light start into the day with Continental Breakfast or a hearty Full Scottish Breakfast.

Our Bistro area has plasma TV's, internet access, WI-FI covareage, so where better to spend an hour or 2 enjoying a few drinks, meeting friends and making new ones!

As with all SYHA hostels, a self-catering kitchen & dining area are provided for guests who wish to cook their own meals or those travelling on a limited budget. All the latest appliances including cookers and fridges as well as cookware, crockery and cutlery are available. Everything you will need to enjoy a home-cooked meal.

Other facilities in the Hostel include a laundry and drying machines. You can store your luggage in our safe coin lockers in the lobby from 20p per hour. And don't worry if you forget to pack your towel! You can rent one from our Reception, for only 1! Hair dryers and games are available at reception as well.

With first class customer service and a friendly atmosphere - Edinburgh Central is an experience not to be missed. We are open 24 hrs, so no curfew.

* If you are looking to explore Scotland you can book sightseeing tours to suit your budget on site with our partner Timberbush. We can book Hostels for your onward journey at reception.

* Please note check in time is from 3pm, and check-out is at10am on the day of your departure.

* All rooms are Non Smoking and pets are not permitted.

* In the event of a no-show, your credit/debit card will be debited for the total cost of your stay.

* Breakfast prices: Continental: 4.25
Scottish: 5.95

We look forward to welcoming you to our Hostel!