Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel (SYHA)


15 Robertson's Close, Cowgate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 1LY

    Fantastic summer youth hostel in the heart of Edinburgh, minutes from the Royal Mile, Grassmarket and Edinburgh Festival action.

    Edinburgh Metro Hostel is open for two months every summer, taking over Edinburgh University's halls of residence. Located just a few minutes’ walk from the famous Royal Mile, it provides a great base for exploring Scotland’s vibrant capital.

    All accommodation is provided in single rooms (lockable with a £10 key deposit), and each flat has a shared bathroom, kitchen, laundry facilities (during daytime only) and 24-hour access. Private flats comprising of 4, 5 or 6 rooms with kitchen and bathroom are also available.

    Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel is just minutes from the historic Grassmarket, the Scottish Parliament and all the Edinburgh Festival action, when the town comes alive with many fantastic venues just around the corner.

    Please note that all rooms are accessed via stairs only - a lift is not available.

    Opening Times
    2015 Opening Times
    2 Jul 2015 - 25 Aug 2015

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway: Please see travel map on SYHA website showing the hostel's location.

    From Bus & Waverley Railway Station, head for Royal Mile then Cowgate. Turn left & pass under South Bridge. Robertson's Close is 2nd lane on right by pub 5 minutes. Street parking available only.

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