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The Hostel

3 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5DR

+44 131 313 1031

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About The Hostel, Edinburgh

Value for money

Situated under a 20-minute walk from Haymarket Railway Station, The Hostel Edinburgh provides guests with an ideal base while in Edinburgh. It also offers laundry facilities, free Wi-Fi and a concierge. The hostel has 10 rooms and has been recently refurbished. A ticket service, a safe and luggage storage are also provided. Once inside their rooms, guests can brew themselves a hot drink with the tea and coffee supplies, then relax in the seating area. Guests can enjoy sunbathing in private on their very own terrace. The Hostel Edinburgh is under a 20-minute drive from Edinburgh Airport and Princes Street is a short stroll away. There are a variety of shopping, nightlife and dining options minutes away.

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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Adults only
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Express check-out
  • Safe
  • Concierge service

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


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


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


  • Grocery deliveries
  • Shared kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Refrigerator
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out

Accessibility and suitability

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

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Pool table


  • Sofa
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Garden


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack

Media and entertainment

  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Family friendly

  • Books, DVDs, music for children

Places of interest near The Hostel

Attractions in Edinburgh, Scotland curated by momondo

The Hostel location: 3 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5DR


Princes Street Gardens0.9 mi
Edinburgh Waverley Station1.1 mi
The Royal Mile1.3 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

La Bruschetta Edinburgh0.0 mi
Plant Bae0.0 mi
Ryries Bar0.0 mi
Pho Viet Restaurant0.1 mi

The Hostel Reviews

GoodBased on 1144 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Good location and helpful staff. (in 171 reviews)
  • Great location great stuff! (in 111 reviews)
  • Nice hostel with friendly staff. (in 50 reviews)
Cons -
  • "Room: Stuffy, really smelly, damp." (in 74 reviews)
  • The kitchen was disgusting. (in 47 reviews)
  • No hot water in toilet (in 26 reviews)

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Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, The Hostel is less than the Edinburgh average rate for 2 star hotels. The nightly rate at The Hostel is typically $19, whereas the nightly rate in Edinburgh is $138 more.

  • If you're looking to go directly from Edinburgh Turnhouse to The Hostel, expect a 17min drive as they are around 6.0 mi apart.

  • If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Edinburgh Turnhouse to The Hostel, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at The Hostel. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for The Hostel is +44 131 313 1031.

  • When staying at The Hostel there is just 1.0 mi between you and Edinburgh city center. While making your way to the center of Edinburgh, you should plan to visit National Library Of Scotland, along with all the shops and restaurants.

  • If you have questions about The Hostel or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +44 131 313 1031.

  • Yes, The Hostel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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