Location AND Value - The easiest Hostel to find when traveling in from Edinburgh Airport or Glasgow. Free tea and coffee and maps available. Facilities we offer include: * Lockers (PLEASE NOTE - access to lockers between 8 am and 11 pm only) * Kitchen for guests use (PLEASE NOTE - access to the kitchen between 8am and 11pm only) * Hairdryers in public areas * Left luggage facilities * Free Wi-Fi in public areas * Free tea and coffee * Pool table (PLEASE NOTE - access from 8 am to 11 pm only) * Lounge with TV (PLEASE NOTE…
Location AND Value - The easiest Hostel to find when traveling in from Edinburgh Airport or Glasgow. Free tea and coffee and maps available.
Facilities we offer include:
* Lockers (PLEASE NOTE - access to lockers between 8 am and 11 pm only)
* Kitchen for guests use (PLEASE NOTE - access to the kitchen between 8am and 11pm only)
* Hairdryers in public areas
* Left luggage facilities
* Free Wi-Fi in public areas
* Free tea and coffee
* Pool table (PLEASE NOTE - access from 8 am to 11 pm only)
* Lounge with TV (PLEASE NOTE - open from 8 am until 11 pm only)
* 24 hour security entry
* Triple room consists of lower double bed and upper single bed.
* Family room consists of 3 single bunks and 1 lower double bunk.
* No Pets
* No curfew!
* Hot showers (24 hours)
* Loch Ness and Highlands tour booking facility from reception.
Only a 20-25 minute walk from here is Edinburgh Castle and the famous Royal Mile that is a must see. Right on our doorstep we have the wonderful St Mary's Cathedral, a popular landmark, and 10 minutes from our door is the West End of Princes Street. An easy 15 minute stroll is the infamous Grassmarket Pub area. There are a range of bars and restaurants within 100 meters and a little further are the football and rugby stadiums - Tynecastle and Murrayfield. We are also opposite the cities busiest bus interchange so you'll have no problems transporting yourself out of the neighborhood.
We are happy to help!!
Cancellation must take place 2 days before the reservation date, otherwise the establishment is authorized to charge one night stay per person.
SPECIAL BOOKING POLICIES
The property accepts the following credit card brands for balance payments: Visa, Mastercard, Visa Electron, Debit Cards.
The property reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.
Cancellations must be received by 2pm, 2 days prior to your arrival date to prevent any penalty fees being charged to your credit card. If you have booked with an agent online or in person, any deposit made to them is non-refundable unless this has been previously arranged with them. Cancelling a booking within 2 days of the arrival date or failure to arrive at the hostel on your booked day of arrival will see the equivalent of one nights room rate charged to the credit card details provided to us with the booking and your booking will be cancelled for any further nights you have booked.
IMPORTANT TO KNOW
No wheelchair access
Children accepted. Children under 18 are not permitted in the dorm rooms. Anyone booking children into one of our dorm rooms will not be allowed to stay and will be required to find themselves alternative accommodation.
Private rooms age restriction: at least 18 years old
Dorms age restriction: at least 18 years old
Smoking policy: All rooms and the common areas are NON smoking
Animals NOT accepted
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Please note all rooms have standard double bunk beds with the exception of our 6 bed Female Dormitory, 18 bed Mixed Dormitory and our 21 bed Mixed Dormitory where wall mounted Triple Bunk beds are offered.
We accept long term lets up to a maximum of 2 weeks. It is at the managements discretion to allow stays for longer than 14 nights.
PLEASE NOTE that there are limited electrical sockets in the dormitories. These plugs can only be used for charging mobile phones and laptops. Using these plugs for anything else will automatically shut off the power. Items left to charge are done so at the owners own risk and the hostel cannot be held responsible for any items in the rooms or the public areas. There are extra sockets in the public areas. We ask guests to please remove items when they have finished charging to allow other guests access to the sockets.
Other Important Information:
ALL guests checking into the hostel must have photographic ID with them in the form of passport, driving license etc. Unfortunately check in will not be permitted unless photo ID is provided.
Small lockers for valuables are available with access from 8am until 11pm
We do not have lift access in the hostel and all rooms are accessible by stairs only
Continental Breakfast is optional at a £2.00 pp
The female dorm is only available for booking by females. If a male reserves this room your booking will be cancelled and the deposit will not be refunded. All other dorms and all our bathrooms are mixed sex.
*Triple rooms consist of lower double bed and upper single bed.
*Family room consists of 3 single bunks and 1 lower double bunk.
Due to the high demand for accommodation in Edinburgh over New Year, guests will be asked to settle 50% of their total amount, which is non-refundable, one month prior to arrival when booked into the hostel between:
29 December - 2 January (Inclusive)
If cancelling for these dates we require no less than 2 weeks notice for there to be no further charges made to your credit card. Cancelling within 2 weeks of your arrival date will see the total remaining balance of your bill charged to the credit card details provided to us with your booking.
On street parking is available in pay and display bays which are payable between the hours of 0830 and 1830hrs Monday to Saturday. Parking is free overnight and on Sundays only. We do not have private parking at the hostel. There is also a 24 hour NCP Car Park nearby on Castle Terrace.30 December 2017 - 31 December 2017 You must book at least 3 nightsPlease note that if you are a group of 8+ people you will be asked to pay the remaining balance as a group (not individually) and leave a £20.00 security bond per person on arrival. This bond will be returned on departure once the room/s have been checked by a staff member. Please note that you should allow time for your room to be checked on departure as this can take up to 15 minutes, if you fail to leave time for your room/s to be inspected bonds will not be returned. If we require any damages to be inspected by the owner, bonds will be kept and returned to you at a later date once a price has been determined for the damage. Disturbing other residents will also result in a penalty charge, the amount will be determined on a case by case basis. Upon arrival at the hotel your group will be asked to read through an introduction letter which lists damages and penalty charges as a guide only, the hotel reserves the right to change these at any time without warning.
Our confirmation emails can be used as proofs of travel for a consulate.
Multiple names can be entered in the confirmation emails.