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SYHA Edinburgh Central

5-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
9 Haddington PlaceEdinburghScotlandEH7 4ALUnited Kingdom, 0203 027 9779

5-star hostel with restaurant, near Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre
  • Free WiFi
Room is all right
Great location
Fantastic service
Quite clean
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SYHA Edinburgh Central

Hotel Info: 020 3027 9803

from £16
  • Premium Twin Room, Ensuite
  • Shared Dormitory (Male)
  • Premium Double Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Single Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Quadruple Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Triple Room, Ensuite
  • Shared Dormitory (Female)
  • Standard Room, Ensuite

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 271 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Working away
  • Meeting rooms 2
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

SYHA Edinburgh Central’s small print

Also known as

  • Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel
  • Central Youth Hostel
  • Edinburgh Central Youth
  • Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel Scotland
  • Edinburgh Central Youth Hotel Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel Scotland
  • Edinburgh Central Youth Hotel Edinburgh
  • Central Youth Hostel


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Breakfast costs between GBP 3.95 and GBP 6.95 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around SYHA Edinburgh Central


  • In New Town
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre (5-minute walk)
  • Princes Street Gardens (20-minute walk)
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse (20-minute walk)
  • St. Giles' Cathedral (22-minute walk)
  • Arthur's Seat (22-minute walk)
  • Greyfriars Kirk (26-minute walk)
  • Edinburgh Castle (27-minute walk)
  • University of Edinburgh (29-minute walk)
  • Royal Yacht Britannia (35-minute walk)
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre (36-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) 29-min drive
  • Waverly Station, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom 16-min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station 13-min drive
  • Edinburgh Brunstane Station 14-min drive
  • On-site parking not available

SYHA Edinburgh Central

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