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St Christopher's Edinburgh

Hostel Edinburgh

The St Christopher's Edinburgh Hostel is located in the beautiful medieval Old Town. This is the perfect central city location for exploring Edinburgh, just a short stroll from the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle and the Scottish National Galleries. The hostel is also just minutes from the Edinburgh Waverley Train and Bus Station and right off Princes Street where you can the best shopping, the best nightclubs and many of Edinburgh's main sites. There's Free Wifi throughout the hostel. The hostel is a great place to meet new people with the buzzing backpacker bar Belushi's downstairs where there is always something going on. Expect daily drink deals, a fantastic food menu and party nights. Don't forget that no trip to Edinburgh is complete without a taste of Scotland's culinary delight, Haggis! It's also the home of the world's finest whiskey - so if you fancy trying some of Scotland's best scotch or a steaming haggis head downstairs to the hostel's Belushi's Bar and Jake's Place Restaurant.
  • Included
    Free Linen
    Free WiFi Internet Access
    Restaurant, Bar
    Internet Access
    Laundry
    Wheelchair Friendly
    Security Lockers
    Luggage Storage
    Telephone / Fax Facilities
    Travel Desk / Travel Info
    Key Card Access
    Common Room
    Lift / Elevator
    Bike Parking
    BBQ Area
    No Smoking
    WiFi in Lobby
    Web Access in Lobby
    Credit Cards Accepted
    No Curfew
    No Lockout
    24 Hour Reception
  • Earliest Check-in
    14:00
  • Latest Check-out
    11:00
  • Cancellation Policy
    This hostel has a 24 hour cancellation policy. Failure to cancel at least 24 hours before the day of your arrival will result in your credit card being charged for the equivalent of the first night's stay.

St Christopher’s in central Edinburgh, top backpacker party hostel in town

Just minutes from Waverley Train Station and a short walk from Edinburgh Castle, we boast a central location in Edinburgh. We’re just off Princes Street where you can find some top sights, the best shopping, the finest head thumping nightclubs and more culture than you can probably handle!

Don’t forget that no trip to Edinburgh is complete without a taste of Scotland’s foremost culinary delight, a steaming plate of Haggis!

Downstairs, you’ll find Belushi’s bar and restaurant. Belushi’s is the perfect place to meet locals and fellow travellers, with live music, open mic nights, DJ’s and pub crawls running several nights a week. If you want to experience some Scottish cuisine head next door to Jake’s place to get your local craft beer fix!

Edinburgh
City
Scotland
Country

How to Get There

From Edinburgh Airport
  1. Take the Shuttle Bus to Edinburgh Centre
  2. Get off at the corner of Waverly Bridge and Market Street
  3. Walk along Market Street towards the train station
  4. The hostel is located directly opposite the Train Station
From Edinburgh Train Station
  1. Exit the station using the Market Street Exit
  2. The hostel is located directly opposite
From Edinburgh Bus Station
  1. Exit the station into St Andrew’s Square
  2. Turn left and walk down this road
  3. Cross Princess Street
  4. Cross over Waverly Bridge
  5. Turn left into Market Street
  6. The hostel is located directly opposite the Train Station
Location in Edinburgh Situated in the Old Town across the street from Edinburgh Dungeons and Waverly Bridge, mere minutes walk from Edinburgh Castle, this is where you’ll find St. Christopher’s Edinburgh hostel and the wild Belushi’s Bar. This is the ultimate base for your tour of the Scottish capital and beyond. Staffed by friendly, knowledgeable backpackers, St. Christopher’s youth hostels know exactly how to give you what you want: an unforgettably fun adventure where you’re making friends from every corner of the globe. Make your trip the best ever, start it off right with St. Christopher’s backpackers hostels. Crossing the Waverly Bridge will traverse you across the divide between Old Town and New Town and land you in the centre of Princes’ Street, Edinburgh’s main drag. Built in the latter half of the 18th century, New Town is more recognizably the shoppers delight in the city; however, it is not without its fair share of culture. In true Georgian style, dominating the big name shops and independent boutiques, is all 200 feet of the Sir Walter Scott Monument, circa 1846. Visitors looking for a tremendous view of the Edinburgh skyline are invited to tackle the 287 steps for the pleasure.
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Great based on 332 customer reviews
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Service
8.2
Cleanliness
10
Location
8.6
Value
8.5
Atmosphere

Comments:

  • Zuraina

    January 28, 2019

    Positive: Excellent location. Negative: Should vacum or clean under the bed (lower bunk). But overall was excellent.

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  • Shailesh

    January 24, 2019

    Positive: Staff. Negative: Rodes.

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  • teresajfreeman2573

    January 11, 2019

    Great staff, nice rooms, great location and the bar is very nice. Would visit again

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  • Patrick

    January 10, 2019

    Positive: Beds were great. We liked the curtains on the beds. Negative: It could use a good clean in the relax room.

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  • Onononon

    January 3, 2019

    Positive: Good location. good service. small hostel have lift to every floor and also wooden stairs. It is near to every place(Glasgow bus station. train...

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  • Hostelworld.com User

    December 31, 2018

    Clean, quiet, plenty of hot water. Privacy curtains for each bunk. Always an attached Belushi's pub. Good food. Inexpensive. 25% food discount for hostel...

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  • bjenkin964306

    December 26, 2018

    This hostel is in the prime location! The rooms were pretty good compared to most hostels I’ve been in and there’s great value for money with deals with the...

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  • Joice

    December 24, 2018

    Positive: confy bed, nice view from the room, nice shower, clean bathroom and bedroom, towel provided. Negative: check out could be at least one hour after...

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  • Agita Cīrule

    December 22, 2018

    Perfect location, just right next to train station, my room had an amazing view, stuff was helpful. There is bagage drop and chill room. Bar downstairs and...

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  • Tereza

    December 21, 2018

    Positive: St Christopher is a place where I stay when I visit my friends/attend events/have an early flight from Edinburgh. It is a nice hostel that offers a...

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  • stubenbortbk7103

    December 19, 2018

    Wonderful experience here. The staff upgraded our room from an 18 bedroom dorm to a 6 bedroom dorm for free. The room was super cute and the beds were nicer...

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  • jwfbirrell2183

    December 17, 2018

    This is the most perfect value for money place I’ve stayed. It is ideally located just by Waverley station and near a bunch of tourist locals including...

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  • willfisch5501

    December 12, 2018

    Amazing Hostel, amazing people, amazing pub crawl! Come here to get F**KED UP!!!

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  • Estevam

    December 5, 2018

    Positive: They think on everything so you don’t have to worry. The place is clean, the bed and bath are good! The location is really nice and near to all...

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  • Serge

    November 30, 2018

    Positive: Clean and friendly.

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  • Hostelworld.com User

    November 17, 2018

    I was very impressed with this Hostel! It’s such a good value for your money! There was triple bunk beds which was such a fascinating thing. But I loved the...

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  • Booking.com User

    November 10, 2018

    Positive: Food discounts, location, locker rooms. They printed our flight tickets at the reception! Loved the jalapeño poppers and the fried mac n cheese <3....

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  • zouyipkee5618

    November 4, 2018

    PERFECT LOCATION. Right across from the station and only a few turns from the Royal Mile. My friend and I only stayed one night but I appreciated the privacy...

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  • Hostelworld.com User

    October 13, 2018

    This is in a prime location. It’s got two little pubs downstairs to choose from and several down the road. The train station is on the same street and the...

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  • wim1997

    October 8, 2018

    Good hostel with a good bar downstairs. The staff are friendly and gave good recommendations for the city.

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  • Constanze

    October 5, 2018

    Positive: - very central location just opposite the main station Edinburgh waverley - very friendly personnel - free laundry facilities - nice bar...

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