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High Street Hostel

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In-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets
In-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets
In-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets
In-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of High Street Hostel

High Street Hostel

3.0 star property
3-star hostel with bar/lounge, near Royal Mile

8.0/10 Very good

162 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bar
  • Laundry facilities
The price is £75
Price available on 30/11/2022
8-18 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 1NE

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Old Town Edinburgh
  • Royal Mile - 1 min walk
  • Princes Street - 1 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 7 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 10 min walk
  • Grassmarket - 1 min drive
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 2 min drive
  • Princes Street Gardens - 4 min drive
  • George Street - 10 min drive
  • Murrayfield Stadium - 13 min drive
  • Edinburgh Zoo - 28 min drive

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 33 min drive
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 4 min walk
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 29 min walk


  • The Piemaker - 2 min walk
  • Bubba Q - 2 min walk
  • Wanderlust - 2 min walk
  • The Baked Potato Shop - 3 min walk
  • Roti - 3 min walk

About this property

High Street Hostel

When you stay at High Street Hostel, you'll be in a great location, within a short 10-minute walk of Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Other features include a bar/lounge and a terrace. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff and nice bathrooms.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 18 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 3:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 3:00 PM - 11:00 AM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge

What to do

  • Pool table


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace


  • English

Room amenities

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; masks are required in public areas.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property does not have lifts.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

High Street Hostel Edinburgh
High Street Hostel
High Street Edinburgh
High Street Hotel Edinburgh
High Street Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
High Street Hostel Edinburgh
High Street Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
High Street Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Edinburgh

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at High Street Hostel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at High Street Hostel?
As of 27 Nov 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at High Street Hostel on 30 Nov 2022 start from £75, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Are pets allowed at High Street Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at High Street Hostel?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at High Street Hostel.
What are the check-in and check-out times at High Street Hostel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 3:00 AM. Check-out time is 10:30 AM.
Are there restaurants at or near High Street Hostel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include La Garrigue (3-min walk), Cabaret Voltaire (3-min walk) and Lovage (3-min walk).
What's the area around High Street Hostel like?
High Street Hostel is a short 4-minute walk from Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) and 10 minutes' walk from Edinburgh Castle. Travellers say that this hostel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Amazing stay. No complaints
Montek, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Friendly staff, great location, great value for the price. Only thing is that the mattress/pillow/duvet were a bit worn down.
Diana, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Everything was really great. Nice atmosphere. Chill places to chill out. Good cheap breakfast. Comfortable bunks. Nice people staying here
Kieran, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Daniel, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Lea, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Grannies on tours
The room was small , but very clean. All the staff where very friendly and helpful. Breakfast for £2 unbeatable. The location is set in the centre of Edinburgh. Lovely weekend thank you.
alison, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

A Place to stay.
1staff member (male) great worker, good for the hostel, sorry cant remember his name..... great eclectic hideaway, lovely and cosy, comfy beds, easy check in, deposit of Drivers licence or £10 or passport-returned to you upon check out. kitchen, lounge downstairs and an abundance of everything the city can offer.
S, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amery Demitrea, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great staff. Great location. It was a bit inconvenient to be locked out between 11 and 3 pm, but got used to that after a few days.
Amery Demitrea, 6-night trip
Verified Travelocity guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Nice clean good people
2-night trip
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