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High Street Hostel

481 reviews
Traveller (109)
Room & Suite (36)
Dining (29)
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“common room”(25 reviews)
“royal mile”(82 reviews)
“free hot drinks”(5 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel has a great vibe and atmosphere. People working there were very friendly and made us feel at home. Everything is clean and the interior is actually really pretty. We loved the open kitchen. The wifi could have been a bit better.

Thank Tea B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything I needed for a vacation on a budget and in a perfect location. CUTEST little breakfast nook in the dining room. WiFi was good throughout the day, slowed down in the evenings when everyone was there. Plenty of character in the lobby. There was...More

Thank Melissa T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I want to be as realistic as I can to address the exact right image of this hostel. I had the worst ever experience with a hostel I could ever imagine. First of all, instead of receiving a warm welcome by my early arrival at...More

Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I stayed in the hostel for a week. The room was comfortable and clean, they changed my linens every two days. The toilets were clean even after a busy day and they got great showers, where you have space enough to change without getting your...More

Thank Vera B
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

The hostel is well located in the downtown and checked in was fast & smooth. The room & bed are OK but the lockers are smaller. They ruled out no drinking or eating in the room but the guy staying inside the same room kept...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Price range
US$24 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$24 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (109)
Room & Suite (36)
Dining (29)
Hotel & Grounds (101)
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Bathroom (3)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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25 November 2016|
Response from Andy G |
Hi, I'm afraid we don't offer weekly rates and the maximum stay is two weeks.
Hayley O
20 April 2016|
Response from Andy G |
Hi Hayley. Our breakfast is £1.90 and we do have gluten-free cereal as an option. There's a car park at the Travelodge Hotel around the corner and it is £15 for 24h. Hope this helps. Your High Street Hostel team.
Room Tips
"Pizza toppings!"
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"higher floors might be more quiet"
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"Excellent Hostel, Great Amenities, Warm Staff, Fabulous Location!"
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"I wouldn't know what to say besides the fact that I had a ncie view on a lovely building from my room..."
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