If you love to travel but don’t want to feel like a tourist. If you want to escape the every day and find adventure. If you want to live life like a local and discover Scotland’s great outdoors. If you want a warm welcome, a comfortable bed and a place to chill with delicious food, a local beer and an amazing view…

…we think you should choose Hostelling!

We have made temporary changes to our hostel operations including availability of guest facilities and services.

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Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel

We’re delighted to announce the completion of a £450K renovation project that has transformed the reception, lounge, café bar and restaurant areas of our Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel

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