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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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All reviewscommon roomroyal milegreat locationbed female dormbathrooms and showerspower outletsbed roomtop bunkfree wifitrain stationyour luggageten minute walklight sleeperfringe festivalenjoyed my stayno liftcentral location
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Reviewed June 26, 2016

I needed a place to stay because i was doing a run in the morning and busses couldnt get me to my race on time so i had to book a place to stay overnight. I was on a tight budget and didnt want anything...More

Thank Mollie C
Reviewed June 22, 2016

I arrived to a friendly, clean, cosy place where the staff was kind at all times. I was given a locker with key and a bed already assigned, so no disputes over who's sleeping where! I stayed in a 8 bedroom place but everything is...More

Thank P Iskra M
Reviewed June 19, 2016

Location: In the Middle of Edinburgh exists a "valley" with the Main Railway Station (Waveley) and Botanic Garden. The Old Town is on the Southern Rim along the Royal Mile from Castle to Parliament (i.e. High-Street). Parts are pedestrian zone (Castle until South/Northern Bridge Street)....More

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Reviewed June 6, 2016

I have just come back from a long weekend trip with 8 friends in Edinburgh, staying in a private hostel room at High Street Hostel, and we had a great time. Fifty quid for three nights got me a comfortable sleep on a non-squeaking bunk...More

Thank Sean C
Reviewed June 1, 2016

This hostel has loads of rooms, a large kitchen, comfy reception lounge and clean toilets and showers. It is located just off the Royal Mile within a short walk of Waverley Train Station. A continental breakfast costs less than £2, but there is a smashing...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Price range
$19 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
$19 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Dining (30)
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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-flavored 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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November 25, 2016|
Response from Andy G |
Hi, I'm afraid we don't offer weekly rates and the maximum stay is two weeks.
Hayley O
April 19, 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.
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"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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