High Street Hostel

High Street Hostel

8 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
+44 131 557 3984

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High Street Hostel
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About High Street Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Situated a short walk from Edinburgh Bus Station, High Street Hostel provides guests with a convenient base while in Edinburgh. It is located a brief stroll from St Giles Cathedral and University of Edinburgh.

Luggage storage, a 24-hour reception and a dry cleaning service are just some of the available services at the hostel. Amenities include free wireless internet, a library and laundry facilities. Just moments from nearby bars and clubs, this 3-star hostel also allows guests to explore the local nightlife.

High Street Hostel provides rooms equipped with a hair dryer, plus all the necessities to ensure an enjoyable stay.

High Street Hostel is surrounded by the area's popular sightseeing attractions, including Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street, which are a short walk away. Edinburgh Airport is a 30-minute car ride away and Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station is within walking distance.

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Amenities at High Street Hostel

  • Adults only
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • 24-hour front desk
  • No smoking
  • Wake-up service

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Accessibility and suitability

  • Adults only
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area

Services and conveniences

  • Earplugs
  • Ticket service
  • Wake-up service
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Shared kitchen
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation


  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Pool table

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Terrace/Patio

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Pros:Cheap and comfortable


8 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh

What's nearby

  • The Royal Mile50 m
  • Museum of Childhood76 m
  • Real Mary King's Close283 m
  • St Giles' Cathedral301 m
  • National Museum of Scotland383 m
  • National Library Of Scotland391 m
  • Greyfriars Kirk0.5 km
  • Waverley Mall0.5 km
  • Greyfriar's Bobby0.5 km
  • Scott Monument0.6 km
  • Calton Hill0.6 km
  • Princes Street Gardens0.7 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 10:30


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at High Street Hostel

  • High Street Hostel is located at 8 Blackfriars Street in Old Town, 0,7 km from the centre of Edinburgh. The Royal Mile is the closest landmark to High Street Hostel.

  • Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 10:30 at High Street Hostel.

  • Yes, High Street Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • High Street Hostel is 11,6 km from Edinburgh Turnhouse. High Street Hostel is 56,7 km from Dundee.

  • KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at High Street Hostel in Edinburgh and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at High Street Hostel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for High Street Hostel.

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Distance to city centre

0,7 km

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