Hostels in Edinburgh

City Rooms Edinburgh


Enjoy the charm of old and the very best of modern facilities at our small fun modern hostel. Located on a quaint cobbled street lane in the very heart of Edinburgh city centre within walking ditance of Princes Street, the Edinburgh International Conference Centre and the Grassmarket with its fantastic nightlife there are few better places to experience all Edinburgh has to offer.

With the emphasis on great customer service, clean rooms with fantastic facilities at great budget prices we are confident you will enjoy our clean functional rooms. Facilities include private lockable rooms, Free WIFI, Fully Fitted kitchen, chill out area, Airport Pick Up Service (not included), fresh clean bed linen and towels.

City Rooms offers bright, clean functional rooms in a great city centre location.. Housed in an elegant cobble stone terrace just yards from the Edinburgh’s bustling west end with its trendy bars and restaurants.  The hostel caters for a multicultural and mixed clientele and is very popular with individuals, groups, families, couples and budget minded travelers. Private rooms choices available include double/Twin rooms and family sized rooms sleeping up to 5 persons. City Rooms Edinburgh is reasonably priced for its prime location close to  Haymarket Rail station Princes Street and Lothian Road are just a short walk away.


A great place to stay…

City Rooms offers excellent accommodation in the heart of Edinburgh’s west end.  Whether your shopping, going to a sporting event or just want to check out the city.  This a fantastic location to explore Edinburgh.  Leave your car at home as we are very close to the Train, Tram and bus route and you can easily walk to all major tourist attractions.

We just want to ensure that you get a great nights sleep, so we have fully refurbished the property.  You will find new beds, modern bunks, fresh bedding and towels.


Hostel Area

City Rooms is in the heart of Edinburgh’s West End, just a short walk from all Edinburgh has to offer.

City Rooms in located on a cool cobble stone crescent just steps from Shandwick Place and Prines Street.  Haymarket Train and Tram station is just 2 minutes walk. We are located just 1 minutes walk from the the main bus route and tram route into the city centre from Edinburgh airport. This is a great location to explore the city.

Transport Links

The roads to Edinburgh from all directions are naturally modern fast roads or motorways.  There are a number of ways from which. Car parking is available in the streets surrounding The Hostel or there is parking available close by at the Haymarket Station Car Park.

Trains to Edinburgh arrive at the cities famous Waverley Station which is around a 25 minute walk from The Hostel.  If you are approaching from Glasgow then you can depart the service to Edinburgh at Haymarket station and The Hostel is located directly opposite. Visit the Scotrail website which contains all the necessary information on timetables etc.

If you are arriving in Scotland via the Roysth ferry then information on timetables etc can be found here.

The most convenient airport is Edinburgh from where you can hire a car. Other international flights to Scotland may land at Glasgow which is approximately 50 miles away from where you can also hire a car. A frequent bus service also operates from both airports.

Take a 5 minute walk along to Princes Street or walk up Morrison Street to Tollcross and Edinburgh’s historic Old Town.

find just a short walk away.

  • Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle -15 Mins
  • Grassmarket party zone with it exclusive shops, bars and restaurants- 7 mins
  • Princes Street – 2 Mins
  • Fountainbridge where you will find Edinburgh Quay and its boats and barges – 5 Mins
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre – 3 minutes
  • Holyrood Palace and Dynamic Earth exhibition – 20 mins
City Rooms Bedroom Layouts

At City Rooms Edinburgh, we have 5 bright and clean rooms.  Exclusive use rentals are available and we can accommodate groups of up to 17 persons.  We have 2 x 5 Family Bed Rooms, En suite Triple Room and 2 x Twin/Double Rooms. The property is extremely popular with small 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 Rooms is a match for you or your group.

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  • VALUE FOR MONEY 100% 100%
  • STAG / HEN FRIENDLY 100% 100%
  • GREAT FOR GROUPS 80% 80%
  • FUN 80% 80%
  • STAFF 100% 100%
  • On Edinburgh Tram Route 
  • Free Wifi  
  • 1 min from Rail/Tram station 
  • Fresh Bed Linen 
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Central Heating
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities 
  • Lockable bedrooms
  • Laundry Facilities 
  • Common Room 
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels 
  • 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

Group bookings edinburgh hostels

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.

City Roomscan accommodate groups of up to 17 persons. We regularly welcome  groups of all types 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 Rooms’ we will send an alternative option.

City Rooms Edinburgh