Royal Mile Backpackers
Address105 High Street EdinburghSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
Small, cosy and quaint.
Our independent authors have visited Royal Mile Backpackers and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Edinburgh.
Description provided by property
Please note we accept over 18's only and only groups up to 4 people.
Smack, bang in the middle of town, you won't find a better location than the Royal Mile!
With our open plan kitchen and dinning area, making new friends is easy and there is plenty of space to chill and chat with staff and guests in our cosy lounge area with an open fire.Our dorms are all light and bright and are bathrooms are clean and spacious with hot, powerful showers.
The hostel also offers FREE WI-FI, FREE tea, coffee and hot chocolate. Our friendly receptionists can offer you some great advice on what to see and do and what to eat and drink during your stay in Edinburgh. They can arrange for you to make the most of your time while you are in Scotland and book you on a MacBackpackers Tour to the Highlands. We aim to make your stay with us as pleasurable as possible so here is a wee list of what else we have to offer:
Showers in plenty - hot and powerful!
Clean bed linen (with properly fitted sheets)
We accept cash, sterling and credit cards
Receptionist available to help you during opening hours (6.30am-3am)
Free tour booking service and advice
Minutes walk to the bus and train station
Kitchen/Dining area open 24 hours
Large continental breakfast selection served 7.30am -10.30am from 80p
Laundry service - we do it for you for just £3.50
Towel Hire - 20p
Secure lockers in rooms (£10 key deposit)
Free tea, coffee and hot chocolate
Free electrical adaptors
Free book exchange
Free daily walking tours
Free hairdryers for use
Burger nights Friday and Sundays- £3.50
Local Food&Drinks discounts
Luggage storage and bicycle storage available across the road at High Street Hostel
**Free pub crawl every Thursday night**
Step outside and be at the centre of it all. Guests also enjoy the benefit of access to the lively, bustling High Street Hostel with its wide range of facilities.
***FOR GROUP BOOKINGS FOR MORE THAN 4 GUESTS YOU MUST CONTACT THE HOSTEL DIRECTLY***
We cater for guests aged 18-35. If guests are under the age of 18 you must contact the hostel first for manager's approval.
This property has a 2 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Services & facilities
- Book Exchange
- Common Room
- Free Internet Access
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Tours/Travel Desk
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