Hostels in Edinburgh

City Centre Rooms – Gilmore

REFURBISHED IN JAN 2018 spend at night at City Centre Rooms in Edinburgh city centre.  Enjoy our private rooms which have great facilities such as free WIFI and en suite rooms. City Centre is great for small groups or  individual travellers.  Have  fun exploring Edinburgh from this great city centre location.  NO CAR REQUIRED!. All major attractions in the city are just a short walk away.

City Centre Rooms is especially great for a groups.  Exclusive rentals are available for groups of up to 18 persons. Guests just love the quirkiness of this nicely refurbished 18th century Edinburgh Townhouse.   Spend a night in one of our themed Rooms.  Gilmore Rooms is a great choice for your stay in Edinburgh.

Our concept is simple. We offer clean, functional, budget priced accommodation located within easy walking distance of Edinburgh’s main tourist attractions. There is no free parking in Edinburgh city centre.  Leave your car and explore the city by foot.

The majority of our rooms are small with en suite facilities. Most rooms offer Free WiFi, Plasma TV, Tea and Coffee and 24 hour access.

Whether you are an individual traveller or family needing city centre rooms or a group.   Our friendly staff look forward to welcoming  you to Edinburgh.

If your group is larger  we do have another 25 beds available right next door at our Kingsview City Centre Hostel so we can accommodate larger groups of up to 45 persons.


A great place to stay…

City Centre Rooms was originally an 1836 Victorian townhouse. Expect to experience a property with  many cool and unique Features. These include high ceilings, cornicing and chandeliers. The property has been restored over the years.  City Centre Rooms offer basic no frills, budget priced rooms at cheap rates.  The property is located in the heart of Edinburgh city centre.  Within 10 mins walk you will fine Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street, Royal Mile and all major tourist attractions.

We are on Gilmore Place.  Just 100 yards from the Kings Theatre.  This is the Tollcross area of the city.   There are fewer better locations to explore the city and its attractions on foot.

We  know how important good internet access is to our customers which is why we provide it in every bedroom. And you don’t need to worry about extras as everything is included in your room rate.

There is also a small sitting are which is a great place to unwind from a tiring day exploring the city whilst providing you with the opportunity to get to know new friends.

Hostel Area
City Centre Rooms is located on Gilmore Place in the Tollcross area of Edinburgh City Centre.

Transport Links
Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket Rail/Tram stations are just a short walk away. You wont need a car at Kingsview. Take a walk under the shadow of Edinburgh Castle and explore Edinburgh’s wonderful attractions.

find just a short walk away.

  • Fountainbridge where you will find Edinburgh Quay and its boats and barges – 5 Mins
  • Grassmarket party zone with it exclusive shops, bars and restaurants- 8 mins
  • Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle -12 Mins
  • Princes Street – 10 Mins
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre – 7 minutes
  • Haymarket Rail Station and Tram Terminal – 10 Mins
City Centre Rooms - Bedroom Layouts

At City Centre Rooms we have 8 bright and clean, spacious rooms. We have 4 en suite Double/Twin Rooms, 2 Standard Double/Twin Rooms, 2 single Rooms and a  5 Bed Family en suite.  The property is extremely popular with groups so be sure to book well in advance to avoid disappointment.


Check out our ‘Vital Statistics’ before you book to find out if City Centre Rooms is a match for you or your group.
  • LOCATION 90% 90%
  • VALUE FOR MONEY 95% 95%
  • STAG / HEN FRIENDLY 100% 100%
  • GREAT FOR GROUPS 100% 100%
  • FUN 80% 80%
  • STAFF 100% 100%
  • Exclusive use Rentals 
  • Free Wifi
  • En Suite Rooms
  • 10 min from Rail/Tram station
  • 24 Hour Entry 
  • Fresh Bed Linen 
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Cheap Breakfast available 
  • Backyard Deck 
  • Central Heating
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities 
  • Lockable bedrooms
  • Laundry Facilities 
  • Lounge Area  
  • Towels Provided 
City Centre Rooms cancellation policies:

  • We require 1 months notice of cancellation for Groups
  • We require 72 hours notice of cancellation for Individuals
  • All Bedlinen
  • Free Wifi
Groups of more than 8 persons are required to pay a refundable security deposit of £20 per person on arrival. The deposit will be refunded on departure provided there has been no damages or behavior problems

Whether you need Meals, Airport transfers, packed lunches, tours or anything else just let us know. We have 12 years experience of helping groups make the most of their time in Edinburgh. We only use the very best providers in the city. Arrive with no surprises.

At City Centre Rooms we can comfortably accommodate groups of up to 25 persons. For larger groups we also have another 40 beds across the road at our City Centre Hostel  We regularly welcome large summer groups of all types and sizes to Edinburgh Scotland. Language, student, sports groups and family’s are all welcome.


We are group booking specialists and we aim to provide a very personal service.

Just let us know the size of your group, the type of room layouts you require. We will get back to you within 24 hours with a great option, tailored to meet your specific needs. Even better if we can’t accommodate your group at City Centre rooms we will send an alternative option.

City Centre Rooms - Gilmore