Average Rating Fantastic
Atmosphere 9.4
Staff 9.8
Location 10.0
Cleanliness 9.6
Facilities 8.6
Safety 9.2
Value 9.8

Edinburgh - Kick Ass Grassmarket

2 West Port, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EH1 2JA


Hostel overview

Central location, free walking tour, evening entertainment including karaoke, movie nights, quiz nights and pub crawl.
Free Wi-Fi throughout . No curfew. Secure lockers for each bed.
Luggage storage free before check-in and £1 per locker after check-out.
All rooms have wifi access, USB charging points at each bed with a private bed light. Large self-catering kitchen and personal private showers pods.
Maximum stay 14 nights.
Onsite coffee house.


Located in the Grassmarket only 3 minutes' walk from Edinburgh Castle and 3 minutes' walk to Royal Mile, The Elephant House and Greyfriars Kirkyard.
Grassmarket, Armstrong's, Edinburgh Castle, The Scotch Whisky Experience all 0.4 km away.
Edinburgh Military Tattoo, National Museum of Scotland, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Festival Theatre and the Royal Mile are just under 1 km away.
Edinburgh Airport is 10.5 km away.
A supermarket, bars, cafes and restaurants are all here.

  • Free City tours
  • Free City maps
  • Free Internet / wi-fi
  • Free Secure lockers
  • Free Linen
Great For
  • Great for cycling
  • Great for city breaks
  • Great for walking
  • Great for activity breaks

Info & Price

We have regular events including karaoke nights, movie nights, pub crawls, walking tour and more!
Brand New - CHILL OUT ROOM: Hang out in our brand new chill out area designed for comfort and relaxation, sit back and relax at the amazing views of Edinburgh Castle next door.

  • Free Housekeeping
  • Power sockets
  • Secure lockers
  • Key card access for Private rooms
  • Check-in time
    Hours when check-in is available:
    • Days: ArrayArray
    • Start: 1:00 PM1:00 PM
    • End: 12:00 AM12:00 AM
  • Check-out time
    Hours when check-out is available:
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    • Start: 5:00 AM5:00 AM
    • End: 10:00 AM10:00 AM
  • Reception time
    Available 24 hours

Stay in the oldest part of Scotland's capital, where gas lamps light up elegant buildings and cobblestone streets. Nearby, the imposing Edinburgh Castle looms over the city.

For bookings of 9 guests or less:
Front desk:
Minimum age of at least 1 person to check in at the front desk: 18 years old

Minimum age to stay in a dorm for the dates you have selected: 18

Private rooms:
Minimum age to stay in a private room for the dates you have selected: 18

Payment type accepted: Mastercard, Visa, Cash

For bookings of 10 beds and more, there is £10-£20 behavioural deposit on arrival, depending on type of group. The behavioural deposit must be paid on 1 card and is refundable at check-out.
18+ persons only, no persons under the age of 18 allowed and ID checked on arrival.

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