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High Street Hostel

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  • 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 26 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with a friend last weekend, and will do it again if going back to Edinburgh. Friendly staff, cleanliness, good WiFi connection, free tea, coffee and hot chocolate. Location is fantastic, we could walk everywhere. Just a small negative point: the smell of the...More

Thank LeylaT
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

This hostel is right in the middle of Old Town. It's located just off the royal mile. You can reach many of the sites and Waverly station easily on foot. I had a good time there. The staff is really friendly and the common rooms...More

Thank Verena H
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend stayed at the Hostel for two nights while visiting the city. The staff is really nice, polite and helpful. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The common areas are very big, cosy, and nicely decorated. Very cheap (but very abundant) breakfast....More

Thank Mtacc
Reviewed 8 April 2016

the location of hostel is quite good. and overall environment is beautiful, comfortable & clean. the price also ok for short staying. staffs are friendly & helpful. kitchen quite big overall is satisfaction and willing to go again.

Thank iamface
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

All you need in a hostel: a community spirit, very friendly staff, a funky style, decent rooms and plenty of facilities including a large common room and kitchen. Mattresses could be a bit more comfortable and hygiene improved - though they do clean daily -...More

Thank Laura F
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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Price range
US$18 - US$94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$18 - US$94 (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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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
20 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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