8 Best Hostels in Edinburgh

8 Best Hostels in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh is a city steeped in history, culture, and stunning architecture. Whether you're a backpacker on a budget or a seasoned traveler looking for an authentic experience Edinburgh has something to offer everyone, including the best hostels in Edinburgh for solo travellers.

And what better way to immerse yourself in the city's rich culture than by staying in one of its best Edinburgh hostels?

Here are the best hostels in Edinburgh Scotland!

Short and crisp: The Best Hostels in Edinburgh

  1. Castle Rock Hostel - best for Solo Traveller
  2. CoDE Pod Hostels - THE CoURT - best for Female Solo Traveller, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller
  3. High Street Hostel - best for Solo Traveller
  4. Princes Street Hostel - best for Digital Nomads, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  5. Kick Ass Greyfriars - best for Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  6. Haystack Hostels - best for Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  7. Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel - best for Digital Nomads, Family-Friendly Hostel, Older travelers (+50), Quiet Rest, Solo Traveller
  8. CoDE Co-Living – The LoFT - Edinburgh - best for Digital Nomads, Quiet Rest, Solo Traveller

How much are hostels in Edinburgh?

Let us talk about prices. Here is a graph showing you average prices for a bed in a dorm and for a private room. Simply mouse-over to see rates for each month.

Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.

Average Dorm Price per Month in Edinburgh

Average Dorm Price Graph

Average Private Room Price per Month in Edinburgh

Average Private Price Graph

Full List of best Hostels in Edinburgh

On the map: Hostel Locations in Edinburgh

We've got your back when it comes to finding a great hostel location in Edinburgh. We've gone ahead and mapped out all the hostels for you so you can get a good idea of where they're all at. This map will make your life so much easier!

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Hostel Haven: Choose Your Character

🏆 Overall Best Hostel:

Castle Rock Hostel

🙋‍♀️ Female Solo-Traveler:

CoDE Pod Hostels - THE CoURT

🤹 Solo-Traveler:

Castle Rock Hostel

👨‍👩‍👦 Family Hostel with Kids:

Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel

🎉 Party Hostel:

CoDE Pod Hostels - THE CoURT

Still not sure? Pick this!

#1 Top Hostel in Edinburgh: Castle Rock Hostel

This is the overall best rated hostel in Castle Rock Hostel. The overall rating is 9.0. You cannot go wrong here.

It is your safest bet in case you are not sure which hostel to pick.

The price for a dorm at Castle Rock Hostel starts from $13.63.

Book Castle Rock Hostel here

#1 Best Hostel in Edinburgh
Castle Rock Hostel

FAQ about Edinburgh Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Edinburgh. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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Best Hostel in Edinburgh is...

Castle Rock Hostel!

Castle Rock Hostel, Edinburgh

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