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Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel

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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair access
5 Star Hotel
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All reviewsself catering kitchenluggage lockersshared roombed roomtoilet and showerlaundry facilitiesprivate bathroomrooms are cleanwi fiomni centretrain stationmin walkgreat central locationcalton hillstayed here for two nightscooked breakfastgreat shower
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We came in on the Caledonian Sleeper Train from London (it was very difficult to sleep on the train, even though we had berths). The Edinburgh Central was a great relief. We had large, clean, comfortable rooms with en-suite bathrooms. The beds were more comfortable...More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I mostly don't give 5-star to the hostels but this one is something special. I really really had a great time there! The price, the nice and tidy room, the location, everything (just look at my photos, mate)! And the staff, they are so sweet...More

Thank Yel_Yint
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and tidy rooms, we had a shower and toilet in our room, good breakfast. Location is very good in the area with nice pubs & restaurants. Good connections to/from the airport with a tram and helpful and friendly service at the reception.

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite having booked a shared room, they put me in a room with 2 beds, so it was almost a private room, with the toilet and shower in the room. The room was spacious, clean, the staff was helpful and the breakfast was delicious! Very...More

Thank Micheletk
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Central Youth HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to post and let us know about your stay, very much appreciated. Lorna

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

This hostel is near the central of Edinburgh, many attractions, and many good restaurants. It is also near the Edinburgh Waverley station. I walk from the station to the hostel just in 10 minutes. The staffs are nice and friendly. I choose the six female...More

Thank whoeveriamqq
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Central Youth HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks so much for your lovely review, it is much appreciated. Lorna

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair access
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$36 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$36 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (66)
Room & Suite (137)
Dining (48)
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rossnatcarl
6 August 2017|
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Response from sightseercumrambler | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't think they provide kettles in the bedrooms but there are coffee-making facilities on the basement floor near the washing machines.
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Morag G
17 May 2017|
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Response from HostellingScot | Property representative |
Hello, I am sorry but we don't have any parking facilities at the Youth Hostel. There is on street parking available within the vicinity of the hostel. Lorna
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"The rooms at the front can get noisy with traffic."
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"Rooms at the front are quite noisy as road outside is busy although we slept well anyway."
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"All rooms are en-suite and they are really good."
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"Try get a room away from main road"
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