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Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We come here for our University field trip each year and it is always good. The rooms are clean, tidy and modern with good facilities. The breakfast is basic but with a good choice of sweet and savoury. The common room and conference suite are...More

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Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Central Youth HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to post and let us know about your stay. Lorna

Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful hostel, the staff were all pleasant and nothing was too much trouble. Room was clean and well presented. The only problem i have with this hostel is that it’s lacking in the hostel atmosphere, it’s very commercialised but otherwise lovely.

Thank James P
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Central Youth HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks so much for your kind review, we will pass on your kind comments to all our team. Lorna

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Looking for reasonably priced accomodation in Edinburgh for myself and grandson for four days I found Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel. As the name suggests it was perfectly placed for a city sightseeing trip to our capital city as it was within walking distance of all...More

Thank Maureen M
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Central Youth HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks so much for your very kind review, we reallt do appareciate it. Lorna

Reviewed 21 January 2018

I often stay in Edinburgh for business/leisure. I hadn't really thought about using a hostel, but after checking out the reviews and seeing the great prices for a private room with shower, I thought I'd give it a try. I wasn't disappointed. After arriving later...More

Thank Globetrotters478
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Central Youth HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, thanks so much, we will pass your kind commenst onto all our team. Thank You Lorna

Reviewed 28 December 2017

Excellent location; clean, warm room with decent shower and loo. Cafe on site plus plenty of eateries and shops nearby. We prepared breakfast each morning in the well appointed kitchen and ate in the adjoining dining room. Easy walking distance of Princes Street, castle and...More

Thank nanmarilyn
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Central Youth HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks for your kind review. Much appreciated. Lorna

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USD 35 - USD 165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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USD 35 - USD 165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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rossnatcarl
7 August 2017|
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Response from sightseercumrambler | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't think they provide kettles in the bedrooms but there are coffee-making facilities on the basement floor near the washing machines.
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Morag G
18 May 2017|
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Response from SYHAHostelling | Property representative |
Hello, I am sorry but we don't have any parking facilities at the Youth Hostel. There is on street parking available within the vicinity of the hostel. Lorna
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Paul H
8 July 2016|
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Response from happy-reise | Reviewed this property |
Towels are supplied for a small fee.
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"The rooms at the front can get noisy with traffic."
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"Rooms at the front are quite noisy as road outside is busy although we slept well anyway."
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"All rooms are en-suite and they are really good."
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"Try get a room away from main road"
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