High Street Hostel
High Street Hostel

High Street Hostel is wonderfully located in a calm street just off the famous Royal Mile in the very centre of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town, and only a few minute walk from the Castle; the Palace and the train and bus stations. We offer great value, adults only hostel accommodation to backpackers, budget travellers and students or anyone looking to explore Auld Reekie. We pride ourselves on our friendly, international atmosphere and our wide range of facilities including a well-stocked self-service kitchen, two lounges, patio and 24 hour reception. Stay with us to enjoy a fabulous relaxed vibe right in the city-centre or choose to head out into town on one of our many hostel activities! Check out our home below!

Our main lounge
Enjoy the heart of our home

Hostelling is about meeting people and our lounge is the perfect place to meet new friends. Explore our huge selection of board games, play a game of pool or bring your own alcohol into the hostel and play some drinking games in the heart of High Street. Our lounge is the perfect place to unwind after a long day of exploring the city and the meeting point for our weekly events!

Multiple Lounges
What we offer

Just metres from the Royal Mile, High Street is brilliantly positioned to help you explore Edinburgh. We also have everything you need for a stay in the city including laundry services, baggage storage, knowledgeable receptionists and so much more. Check out our facilities page below to see what we have on offer!
Facilities of High Street Hostel

Clean and comfortable bedrooms.

A Room For Everyone!

Our 150 bed hostel has a vibe that’s unmatched! If you’re here to meet people then join our weekly events or find yourself a quiet corner of the hostel if you’d prefer a more laidback stay in the capital. With beds starting at just £12 per night, there’s a spot for everyone at High Street. Check out our prices below!
If you’re looking to stay longer we offer live-in positions to people of all nationalities including international students and BUNAC students! Contact us to find out more!

Our awardsPictures from around the hostel
Add To Your Stay!
We have a range of fun, weekly events that you can enjoy during your stay with us! Check them out by clicking on the images below!

Our events
Looking to see more of Scotland?
Looking to explore more of Scotland? Then check out our Tour Company MacBackpackers who have 3, 5 and 7 Day Trips to The Scottish Highlands or if you’re looking for some other spots to stay around Scotland then check out our 9 sister hostels across the country on Scotland’s Top Hostels.