Overview of Hostel
Please note we accept over 18's only and only groups up to 4 people.
From May to the end of October we have a maximum stay of 10 days.
We charge the non-refundable bookings within 24 hours for the full amount.
Smack, bang in the middle of town, you won't find a better location than the Royal
Directions - Bus station
From the bus station at St Andrews Square head down to Princes Street (the main shopping street in Edinburgh.) Turn left onto Princes Street and then take the first right at the Balmoral Hotel onto Northbridge. At the top turn left at the 'Byron Burger' onto the High Street on the Royal Mile. We are up there on the first floor and share the stairs with 'Shamoli Restaurant'
Directions - Train station
From the railway station take the Market Street exit, turn right onto Market Street and then turn left at the roundabout onto Cockburn Street. At the top turn left onto the High Street on the Royal Mile and then cross the traffic lights at Northbridge and then we're down there on the left hand side. We are up there on the first floor and share the stairs with 'Shamoli Restaurant'
Dirrections - Airport
From the airport take bus no.100 (£4.50 single, £7 return, and takes about 30 minutes) into the city centre and get off at Waverley Bridge.
From there walk away from Princes St. towards the roundabout and cross straight over the roundabout onto Cockburn Street.
At the top of Cockburn Street turn left onto the High Street on the Royal Mile and then cross the traffic lights at Northbridge. You find us on the left hand side up a flight of stairs we share with 'Shamoli Restaurant'..
Right in the heart of the city on the world famous Royal Mile, a short walk to all attractions including Arthur's Seat, Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street and the Gardens. Also very close to train station, airport link drop off and bus station.
Conditions & Policy
STANDARD CANCELLATION POLICY (different conditions apply for bookings for August and the Hogmanay/New Year period - please see below): - We charge the non-refundable bookings within 24 hours for the full amount. - We have a 48 hour cancellation policy. Cancellations must be made 48 hours before 10.30 am of the arrival date. Late cancellations and no shows will be charged the equivalent of the first two nights’ accommodation. - If you do not show up on the date you booked for you will be charged according to our cancellation policy and your reservation will be cancelled unless you've notified us directly about your late arrival. SPECIAL CANCELLATION POLICY FOR BOOKINGS FOR AUGUST AND HOGMANAY/NEW YEAR'S EVE : - HOGMANAY (NEW YEAR'S EVE): For any bookings over Hogmanay (New Year's Eve) we will charge you the full amount on the 1st December. Should you book after the 1st December the whole amount will be charged within 24 hours after booking. Once this payment has been taken, no refunds will be issued. - AUGUST 2019: For any bookings in August 2019 we will charge you the full amount 14 days before arrival. Should you book less than 14 days before arrival the whole amount will be charged within 24 hours after booking. Once this payment has been taken, no refunds will be given. - If you do not show up on the date you booked for your reservation will be cancelled unless you've notified us directly about your late arrival. WE HAVE A MINIMUM AGE OF 18 YEARS. Sorry - no children! If guests are under the age of 18 you must contact the hostel first for manager's approval. For groups of more than 4 people please contact the hostel directly - if you fail to do so the booking might get cancelled. Reservations over Hogmanay include the ticket to the street party.