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 Youth Hostel is open for two months every summer, taking over Edinburgh University's halls of residence in the Cowgate, and provides a great base for exploring Scotland’s vibrant capital.

    Accommodation is in single rooms only, with private apartments of 4, 5 and 6 rooms available to book. Each flat has shared bathroom and kitchen facilities, with reception open 24 hours. Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel is ideal for groups or individuals visiting the city.

    Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel is located only minutes from the famous Royal Mile, Grassmarket, the Scottish Parliament and all the Edinburgh Festival action. Whether you are visiting Edinburgh for shopping, sightseeing or to enjoy the museums and nightlife, Edinburgh Metro is an ideal base. This part of town really comes alive during Edinburgh Festival, with many terrific venues within a few minutes’ walking distance.

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

    Opening Times
    8 Jul 2015 - 31 Aug 2015

    Prices from £22

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

    Public Transport Directions

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

    From bus & Waverley Railway Station: Head for Royal Mile, then Cowgate. Turn left and pass under South Bridge. Robertson's Close is second lane on the right by pub (5 minutes).

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