Hostels in Edinburgh

Malones Hostel

If your coming to Edinburgh for a party weekend look no further than Malones Hostel. The hostel is very suitable for adult Groups. Stag and Hen Parties, Rugby or any type of group looking for a lively weekend are welcome. Only rule is you need to be 18 years old. Malones Hostel has a fantastic location in the heart of Edinburgh’s historic old town.  This is a great location to explore the city. By day check out Greyfriars Bobby which is directly opposite the hostel. Then take a 5 minute walk up to Edinburgh Castle.  In the evening you will find endless bars, clubs and restaurants on your doorstep.  The Grassmarket Party zone is just 2 minutes walk away. Malones Hostel is located directly above Malones Irish Bar.  Voted Scotland’s pub of the year in 2015.  So expect a lively time.  This lively bar provides lots of entertainment, live music and sport, ceilidhs and fantastic food to keep everyone entertained during their stay.Hostel guests get great offers on food and drink in the bar downstairs. Malones Hostel offer high standard accommodation and great facilities.  We cater for backpackers, large groups as well as stag and hen parties. All our rooms are newly renovated with lots of features, Dorms vary from 4 to 12 beds per room. We are sure you will enjoy the amazing atmosphere. This is a great low cost way to spend you time in Scotland’s capital. Breakfast and WiFi are included.

A warm irish welcome and great entertainment is guaranteed at Malone’s.


A great place to stay…

Malones Hostel is located directly above Malones Irish Bar.  So expect a lively time.  The hostel is a spacious and fun hostel has great facilities and amazing atmosphere.  This is a great low cost way to spend you time in Edinburgh. Hostel staff are friendly and they are experts on Edinburgh.  They will be happy to assist you on where to go in Edinburgh or what to see and do.
Hostel Area

Malones Hostel has a fantastic city centre location. Guests at Malones just love  to explore Edinburgh.  Waverley Station and Princes Street are just minutes away. During the day.  Experience the world-renowned Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Cathedral and Princes Street.  All just a very short stroll from the hostel. Then when the sun goes down all the main pubs and restaurants are right there for your enjoyment. Transport Links Edinburgh Waverley Rail station is  just 5 minutes walk away.   Take a walk  through Princes Street gardens under the shadow of Edinburgh Castle and explore Edinburgh’s wonderful attractions. find just a very short walk away.

  • Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle -2 Mins
  • Grassmarket party zone with it exclusive shops, bars and restaurants- 4 mins
  • Princes Street – 3 Mins
  • Fountainbridge where you will find Edinburgh Quay and its boats and barges – 12 Mins
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre – 12 minutes
  • Holyrood Palace and Dynamic Earth exhibition – 8 mins
Malones Hostel Room Layouts

At malones Hostel we can accommodate up to 30 Guests. Room Layouts are:

  • 2 x 4 Bed Rooms
  • 10 Bed Room
  • 12 Bed Room


Check out our ‘Vital Statistics’ before you book to find out if Malones Hostel is a match for you or your group.
  • LOCATION 100% 100%
  • VALUE FOR MONEY 80% 80%
  • STAG / HEN FRIENDLY 100% 100%
  • GREAT FOR GROUPS 80% 80%
  • FUN 100% 100%
  • STAFF 90% 90%
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • 5 mins from Rail station
  • Meals available 
  • Fresh Bed Linen 
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Playstation 
  • TV in private Rooms 
  • Central Heating
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities 
  • Lockable bedrooms
  • Hair Dryers 
  • Common Room 
  • Luggage Storage
  • Free City Maps 
  • 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.

At Malones Hostel we can comfortably accommodate groups of up to 30 persons. We do accept Stag and hen Parties.


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 ‘Malones Hostel’ we will send an alternative option.

Malones Hostel