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1 room, 2 adults

Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel

2-star2 stars
15 Robertson's Close, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 1LY, United Kingdom

Located steps from Royal Mile
  • Free WiFi
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From 69 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Was as expected. Basic accommodation at a reasonable price.Aug 2, 2019
  • It's a student accommodation during term time, so do not expect hotel service. It's still…Jul 19, 2019

Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel

  • Standard Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Apartment, 4 Bedrooms, Kitchenette
  • Standard Apartment, 5 Bedrooms, Kitchenette
  • Basic Apartment, 6 Bedrooms, Kitchenette
  • Basic Twin Room, 1 Bedroom, Shared Bathroom

What’s around Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel


  • In Old Town
  • Royal Mile (2-minute walk)
  • Princes Street (2-minute walk)
  • Festival Theatre (3-minute walk)
  • Real Mary King's Close (5-minute walk)
  • National Museum of Scotland (5-minute walk)
  • St. Giles' Cathedral (5-minute walk)
  • Greyfriars Kirk (6-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) 18-min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station 5-min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station 25-min walk
  • Slateford Station 8-min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 199 rooms


  • Check-in time 4 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Polish
  • Portuguese

In the room

Things to enjoy
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel
  • Metro Youth Hostel
  • Edinburgh Metro Youth
  • Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation


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

Mandatory fees

Deposit: GBP 10.00 per stay

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

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Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 14 reviews

Very good 8.0
Best value for the Fringe
Third year staying here for the fringe - excellent location, basic but clean facilities, great staff. Being able to leave luggage (at no extra charge) is great too.
Leah, gbRomance trip
Very good 8.0
OK stay during the Fringe Festival
This hostel is ideally located for attending the Fringe festival, but it is far from glamourous. Each room is quite small, basic and the floorboard creak loudly. The shared bathroom (between five) on each corridor is outdated and super basic. You will need to bring or hire towels and toiletries as they are not provided here. Good think is that there is a shared kitchen with fridge, so if you want to cook and eat on a budget or just have a cup of tea you can with ease, but walking down the corridor expect more creaking. In my room too, the window was open, which made it very cold and noisy during my stay as people talking in the courtyard and arriving early (late am) to check in were often inconsiderate of guests trying to sleep off an early AM return to sleep. On the up side it is fairly cheap most nights, but I would not pay more than £40 a night to stay here. Even at that point is overcharging aka a theft from your pockets.
Julian, gb3 night business trip

Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel

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