The Containers Hostels is a warm, friendly and comfortable hostel that welcomes in travellers from all over the globe. Our team have wealth of experience that will help our guests enjoy Edinburgh to the full.
Located 15 minutes from the city centre in Edinburgh’s historic port which is home to the UKs number one tourist attraction the Queens personal yacht The Royal Yacht Britannia*. Containers Hostel is an award-winning innovation. The world’s first hostel designed using converted shipping containers; Containers Hostel is more than just a place to stay, it is an experience.
From the moment you arrive you will be struck by the sea air, the iconic Edinburgh dockland architecture surrounding the hostel, and the unique design of the hostel itself. Our hostel reinvents what it means to travel by providing a place to stay that is as unique and exciting as the historic city itself. Containers Hostel brings the atmosphere of a festival to the docks of Edinburgh.
Staying in one of our fully fitted out shipping container dorms means not only will you be staying in a world’s-first, but you will also be brought closer to the city and the natural world. Our hostel capitalises on its fantastic location and unique design with its central courtyard housing an open-fronted bar, in which we host quiz nights, open-air movie nights, and play all of your favourite music.
It takes a certain type of person to stay in our hostel. Those who come to experience Containers Hostel aren’t afraid of trying something new, they are often seeking adventure, and they thrive on having a story to tell. Knowing this, we ensure that you will never be short of opportunities to meet fellow travellers. Enjoying BBQs in our courtyard is often the start of a special stay in Edinburgh.
Combining a festival atmosphere with security and cleanliness, Containers Hostel provides all the modern conveniences including indoor and outdoor social areas. You are unlikely to find a hostel with a buzz of excitement like ours, and you are certain not to find one with such a unique design! We are confident that your stay in Containers Hostel will be an experience you will never forget, think about it, when was the last time you did something for the first time?
Containers Hostel has 8 bed Mixed doorms available and can sleep up to 48 people.
Facilities we offer include:
*Brand new accommodation for summer 2014
* 24 hr kitchen for guests use
* Left luggage facilities
* Free Wi-Fi
* Bed Linen provided
* Onsite Bar and Shop
* Mixed Doorms
* No curfew
* Communal Lounge
* 50m from the famous Ocean Terminal
* An opportunity to be part of a worlds first!