St Christopher's Edinburgh

Above Belushis Bar, 9-13 Market Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, Distance from city centre: 0.6km

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Rating: 80%from 10 reviews

  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 80%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 76%Cleanliness
  • 96%Location
  • 78%Value for money
  • 78%Facilities
St Christopher's Edinburgh is the most conveniently located hostel in the city - we're just across the street from Waverley Train Station. Nominated as one of the exclusive Europe's Famous Hostels, we've been providing a great place for travellers to explore Edinburgh from for years.‬

All guests receive a 25% discount on food at the on-site restaurants, plus great discount deals on drinks!
‪When you arrive, we guarantee a warm and friendly welcome from our well-travelled team who are more than willing to help you with any questions you might have.‬

A continental buffet breakfast is available every morning. Towels are available to rent for £10 with a £8 deposit. Rooms are cleaned daily and we have a variety of rooms, from singles up to 14-bed dorms. Standard and ensuite rooms are available.

‪We’ve got free Wi-Fi for everyone, luggage storage and a 25% discount on food and drink for residents. Padlocks, international plug adapters and bottled water are available to purchase at reception; you can also rent hair dryers and irons. We have an information point with tours and travel products; free historic walking tours leave from outside the hostel every day. Free Laundry from 8pm Every night

There’s no curfew. We have a high level of security, with CCTV cameras throughout the hostel as well as electronic swipe card entry to the hostel and individual rooms. There are in-room lockers and a luggage storage room.

Looking to party? St Christopher's has a fully refurbished Belushi's bar and a separate entertainment venue for your enjoyment! ‬ There’s live music from our resident bands as well as live sports coverage, including all your favourite North American sports, with NASN. Great music, great bar, great prices!

The kitchen is open between 8am and 10pm and serves great good. Guests can also make the most of our cut-price hostel menu.

You can relax in our chill-out lounge with Internet access, large screen and flat-screen satellite TVs and large, comfortable couches.

‪We’re just a few minutes away from the airport shuttle drop-off point and the main bus station.‬

‪We are also near Princes Street, a modern day shopping hub which was built as part of the New Town in the latter half of the 18th century. In true Georgian style, towering over the modern shops 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. ‬

‪No trip to Edinburgh is complete without a taste of Scotland's foremost culinary delight - a steaming bit of haggis. If you fancy it then you're in luck because the most famous haggis-maker in the world, Mr Charles MacSween, resides right here in our fair city. For the uninitiated haggis diners, Scotland is full of the world's finest whiskey to help ease the way. Our staff are at your disposal when it comes to recommendations! ‬

Please note that guests under the age of 18 years of age must stay in a private room with guardians - they cannot share in general dormitory rooms with people who are not part of their own group or family. Under-18s are not allowed in the bars or pubs after the end of food service‬.

Don't forget to check out our other St Christopher's Inns in London, Bath, Brighton, Newquay, Amsterdam, Bruges, Paris and Prague.

Check-in: 2pm. Photo Identification in the form of a Driver Licence or Passport is required upon check-in. Groups are not guaranteed to be in the same room. This is subject to availability. Please note that persons under the age of 18 are only allowed to stay in private rooms.

Breakfast, linen and luggage storage are provided free of charge. Entrance to the hostel is by electronic key card and there are CCTV cameras throughout.

You can find us just next to Edinburgh Waverly Train Station and a few minutes away from the Airport Shuttle drop-off point and the main bus station. We’re also near Princes Street which was built as part of the New Town in the latter half of the 18th century.

Please note that guests under the age of 18 must stay in a private room with guardians.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Age Restriction
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam Room
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Check-in: 2pm. Photo Identification in the form of a Driver Licence or Passport is required upon check-in. Groups are not guaranteed to be in the same room. This is subject to availability. Please note that persons under the age of 18 are only allowed to stay in private rooms.

Smoking is now illegal in all public places; therefore the hostel and pub are 100% non-smoking.

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FROM THE AIRPORT
Hop on the Airlink Shuttle and get off at Waverley Bridge (last stop), walk to the roundabout straight ahead (corner of Market St and Waverley Bridge, 20mtrs) then turn left and we are on the right hand side about 50mtrs down.

FROM WAVERLEY STATION
Use the Market Street Exit...you may have to climb some stairs as the exit is on the other side of some of the platforms. Go to the Market Street Exit and turn RIGHT out of the station and we only a few seconds down the street on the other side of the road. If you exit onto Waverley bridge simply turn left and follow the instructions for the airport bus.

BUS STATION
Walk down to Princess Street, then turn right and then left, going around the station and along Waverley Bridge, at the roundabout on the far side of the station turn left and we are located on the right hand side about 50mtrs down.

Located Near

Located near the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood House, Edinburgh Dungeons, Scottish Parliament, Princess Street, Waverley Train Station, the bus station and the Airport Bus Link.

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