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Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel

Robertson's Close, Edinburgh, EH1 1LY, Scotland

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Overall Rating 80%

Modern accommodation complex located in the Cowgate, the famous Old Town area of Edinburgh.

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Edinburgh Hostel

Hostel Edinburgh

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Available from mid-July to the beginning of September, Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel provides great value accommodation for visitors to Scotland’s capital during the peak summer months.
The hostel is located only minutes from the famous Royal Mile, Grassmarket, the Scottish Parliament and all the Edinburgh Festival action. Whether you're visiting Edinburgh for shopping, sightseeing or to enjoy the museums and nightlife, Edinburgh Metro is an ideal base. This part of town really comes alive during the Edinburgh Festival, with many terrific venues within a few minutes’ walking distance.
Accommodation is in single rooms only, within private apartments of four, five and six rooms available to book. Each apartment has shared bathroom, complementary Wi-Fi and a lounge with kitchen facilities allowing guests to cater for their own needs. There is no parking at this hostel however there are excellent public transport options allowing easy access across this stunning city.
With reception open 24 hours a day, in the heart of the capital, Edinburgh Metro is ideal for groups visiting the city looking to be in the midst of the festival atmosphere So if you are thinking of bringing your group to Edinburgh Metro then why not make an enquiry today at our hostel here.

Group facilities & services

Group facilities & services
  • Parking for coaches (on or near site)
  • Linen and towels
  • Packed Lunches
  • Rooms for leaders and drivers
  • Meeting room/communal area for group use

Hostel Suitable For

  • Friends/Family
  • Interest Group
  • Other
  • School Group
  • Sports Group
  • University/College Group
  • Tour Operator
  • ESN

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room

Accessibility

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car parking nearby
  • Car Parking Nearby Distance - Less than 500 m
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 05 Jul to 01 Sept

Reception:
Open 24 hours
Check-in:
From 16:00 to 23:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44 (0)131 556 8718

Fax. +44-1786-891350

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Edinburgh Castle (500m to 1km)
  • Old Town Edinburgh (500m to 1km)
  • National Museum of Scotland (500m to 1km)

See the full list of attractions

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (500m to 1km)
  • City Centre (Less than 500 m)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500m)
  • Nightlife (At or next to the hostel)
  • Parks / Green Area (1 to 2km)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500 m)
  • Theatre (Less than 500 m)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
10km bus or tram to and from city centre
Bus
800m St Andrews Bus Station
Taxi
Taxis easily accesible around the city centre and outside rail and bus stations
Alternate Transport
800m From Waverly train or bus station head for Royal Mile (High Street)then Cowgate hostel near South Bridge. Best way is stand on the Royal Mile at the South Bridge junction facing "The Inn on the Mile" and go down Niddry Street between The Inn and The Raddisson Blu Hotel. At the bottom turn left and straight accross the road is the Edinburgh Metro Hostel Limited street parking available. No parking on site.
Rail
800m From Waverly Station