Get an overview of this hotelEco-friendly Edinburgh hostel in New Town, walk to Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Location

Located in New Town, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, Calton Hill, and Easter Road Stadium. St. Giles' Cathedral and Princes Street Gardens are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hostel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, coffee/tea in a common area, and meeting rooms.

Room Amenities

All 271 rooms offer free WiFi.

Hostel Amenities

Hostel Amenities

The hostel offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This eco-friendly hostel also offers coffee/tea in a common area and laundry facilities.

SYHA Edinburgh Central is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Restaurant 
  • Total number of rooms - 271 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

SYHA Edinburgh Central has a restaurant on site.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hostel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 3.95 and GBP 6.95 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hostel Name

  • Edinburgh Central Hostel
  • Edinburgh Central Youth
  • Hostel Edinburgh Central
  • Youth Hostel Edinburgh Central
  • Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel Scotland
  • Edinburgh Central Youth Hotel Edinburgh
  • Central Youth Hostel

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.


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