Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel (SYHA)


9 Haddington Place, Edinburgh, Mid Lothian, EH7 4AL

    Five star budget accommodation in the city centre, ideal for experiencing Scotland's capital - history, culture, food and drink, sport, shopping, comedy...all on your doorstep.

    Edinburgh Central Hostel is located in the city centre in the heart of Scotland’s capital, within walking distance of Edinburgh’s main attractions including Edinburgh castle, the Royal Mile, the National Museum of Scotland and the Scottish Parliament.

    This busy youth hostel has a variety of en-suite rooms, from singles to 8 bedded dorms and premium rooms are available which have Freeview TV, DVD, tea and coffee making facilities and complimentary towels. The hostel also has 3 bedrooms with specific additional disabled facilities. Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel has Wi-Fi, Internet access, conference facilities, self-catering facilities and its own licensed café which offers drinks and meals throughout the day. The hostel is open all year round and can easily accommodate groups, families and individuals.

    The hostel is just a short distance from many local attractions, including the Royal Botanical Garden and the National Museum of Scotland.

    5 Hostel
    Green Tourism Silver
    Opening Times
    Open All Year

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Twin Room En Suite
    £64.00 per room per night (room only)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Restaurant
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • Bunk Beds
    • Drying Facilities
    • Fridge
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Kitchen
    • Lounge
    • Payphones Available
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking
    • German Speaking
    • Spanish Speaking

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Cash
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Bike Storage Available

    Road Directions

    From the north and west - follow signs for the city centre & travel along Queen Street, onto York Place. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Leith Walk. Edinburgh Central is situated 400 metres from the roundabout on the left hand side on the corner of Haddington Place on Leith Walk and Annandale Street.

    From the south and east - follow the A1 towards the city centre approaching the city via Leith Walk. The youth hostel is situated at the corner of Haddington Place on Leith Walk and Annandale Street.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre: From the centre of Edinburgh, travel along Princes Street and turn down Leith Walk. Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel is less than a 10 minute walk down Leith Walk on the left hand side.

    Getting there by railway: Waverley Station

    Getting there by aeroplane: Edinburgh Airport

    Getting there by ferry: Rosyth


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