Hostels in Edinburgh

West End Hotel

The West End hotel is a great place to stay in Edinburgh. Enjoy the Great location  just a few minutes from Haymarket Rail/Tram station and Princes Street.  Great facilities including WiFi, lockers and cheap breakfast.

Groups on a budget especially love the hotel. Budget priced Group Rooms are available for the students and hotel quality Twin/Double or 4 Bed Rooms for the leaders . 

In keeping with a Victorian Townhouse. Rooms are bright and very spacious.  Jade carrera modern art is displayed on the walls throughout the property. The hotel has a lovely lounge bar area where food and drink can be purchased making it suitable for stag and hen groups.  West End Hotel offers fantastic budget priced accommodation in the very centre of Edinburgh.

This modern family run hotel has 10 spacious rooms and offers great facilities for the modern day traveller. Each of the small private rooms now boasts an LCD TV, tea/coffee making facilities and a brand new modern en suite bathroom. With stylish contemporary décor and crisp white cotton sheets, the rooms are attractive, modern and comfortable. The larger group sized rooms are more basic but have access to a fully fitted self catering kitchen and lounge area with free internet access.

This clean and spacious hotel is customer orientated and prides itself on providing a high standard of customer service. Come visit and enjoy our great location and comfortable well-equipped accommodation.


A lovely place to stay…

Expect to experience a cool Victorian building with high ceilings, huge bay windows and featured cornicing,  The hotel is small and intimate and prides itself on modern, clean and fresh accommodation.  Customer service is very important to everyone at the hotel.

Rooms have great facilities such as WIFI, LCD TV with Freeview, tea/coffee making facilities and brand new modern en suite bathrooms.

The bar is open daily and serves a wide variety of traditional Scottish malts, wines, bottled and tap beers and lagers. This venue is a great place to relax and a quiet drink, meet with friends, watch international sporting events on the two large television screens or listen to live music. Live music nights take place each month.

The hotel does not have an elevator.  Rooms are located over 3 floors all accessible by stairs. Free wifi internet access is available in the public areas of the hostel and left luggage facilities are available.The West End Hotel is located in the West End of the city centre close to numerous bars, restaurants and trendy shops. The hotel is within easy reach of the both Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket stations and for those of you flying into Bonnie Scotland, Edinburgh International Airport is only a short shuttle bus away.

West End hotel is a great place to stay. The hotel has strong connections with the Highlands of Scotland and regularly hostel live traditional music.

You will find the Hotel staff are very friendly and welcoming.  They will be happy to advise you ion the best things to see and do in the city.


The Hostel is located just 10 minutes walk from the renowned Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. There are few better locations to explore the historic old town of Edinburgh with all its cafes, bars, shops and clubs!

Hostel Area

Located in the trendy West End area the hotel is within easy walking distance of Princes Street, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Murrayfield Stadium and all major tourist attractions. The hotel has a number of room options and is very suitable for groups large or small.

Transport Links
Edinburgh Haymarket Tram and Rail station is 5 minutes walk. You wont need a car at West End Hotel. Take a 5 minute walk along to Princes Street.  Check out the shops then cross the road to Princes Street gardens and check out Edinburgh Castle.

find just a very short walk away.

  • Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle -10 Mins
  • Grassmarket party zone with it exclusive shops, bars and restaurants- 10 mins
  • Princes Street – 5 Mins
  • Fountainbridge where you will find Edinburgh Quay and its boats and barges – 10 Mins
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre – 10 minutes
  • Holyrood Palace and Dynamic Earth exhibition – 15 mins
  • Murrayfield Stadium – 12 mins
West End Hotel Room Layouts

The West End Hotel has 9 rooms.  These are split between Budget group sized rooms which are dorm style and small private Hotel quality rooms.

  1. 8 Bed en suite
  2. 10 Bed en suite
  3. 12 Bed
  4. 18 Bed
  5. 3 x 4 Bed En suites
  6. 2 x en suite Twins/Doubles**

** the doubles have zip beds and can be converted to Twins.


Check out our ‘Vital Statistics’ before you book to find out if West End Hotel is a match for you or your group.
  • LOCATION 95% 95%
  • VALUE FOR MONEY 90% 90%
  • STAG / HEN FRIENDLY 100% 100%
  • GREAT FOR GROUPS 100% 100%
  • FUN 90% 90%
  • STAFF 90% 90%
  • Steam room 
  • Free Wifi
  • Lounge Bar area
  • 5 mins from Rail station
  • Restuarant 
  • Fresh Bed Linen 
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Cheap Breakfast available 
  • TV in private Rooms 
  • Central Heating
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities 
  • Lockable bedrooms
  • Laundry Facilities 
  • Key Card entry
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towel Hire 
  • 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.

Twin / Double room with en-suite. Please advise if you require the room to be made as a twin with 2 single beds or a double with 1 double bed. If we have not received a request 1 day prior to arrival, rooms will be allocated subject to availability on the day of arrival.

Quad room with en-suite. Please advise if you require the room to be made as a quad with 4 single beds or a family with 1 double bed and 2 single beds. If we have not received a request 1 day prior to arrival, rooms will be allocated subject to availability on the day of arrival.

Other Important Information:
– All children are welcome when booking a private room – unfortunately children under 18 are not permitted in the dorm rooms.
– There is no capacity for extra beds in the rooms.
– Maximum capacity of baby cots in a private room is 1.
– No pets are permitted in the hotel
– Free Internet Access Available
– Full Scottish Breakfast included with private hotel rooms only
– Continental Breakfast can be added at a £3.00 pp and a full Scottish Breakfast is £6.50 pp
– Check in is from 2pm and check out is 11am. Luggage can be left with us outwith these times.

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 West End Hotel we can comfortably accommodate groups of up to 66 persons.  For larger groups our West End Hostel can accommodate groups of up to 98 persons We regularly welcome large summer groups of all types and sizes to Edinburgh Scotland. Language, student, sports groups and families 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 ‘West End Hotel’ we will send an alternative option.

West End Hotel