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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Code Pod Hostels The Court
Code Pod Hostels The Court
9.2 Excellent
1 a Parliament Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 2,895 reviews
9.2

CoDE Pod Hostels - THE CoURT Royal Mile Former Court & Jail is situated conveniently in Edinburgh and is within a 10-minute walk of Edinburgh Bus Station. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access throughout the property.

The Mill House - Campus Accommodation
The Mill House - Campus Accommodation
400 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2.1 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

The Mill House- Campus Accommodation is located in Edinburgh and is close to Edinburgh Zoo. Those staying at the property can also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.

Tips for booking a hostel in Edinburgh

Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Edinburgh:£28/night
Absolute cheapest price found:£4/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Friday
£12 - £42
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
£23 - £43
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Code Pod Hostels The Court
Code Pod Hostels The Court
9.2 Excellent
1 a Parliament Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

CoDE Pod Hostels - THE CoURT Royal Mile Former Court & Jail is situated conveniently in Edinburgh and is within a 10-minute walk of Edinburgh Bus Station. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access throughout the property.

£15
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Edinburgh hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Edinburgh?

    The average price for a hostel in Edinburgh is £29/night. A good hostel deal in Edinburgh would be for £16/night or less. The lowest hostel price found recently on HotelsCombined was £5/night. If your travel schedule is flexible, then try not to book in December, because it is the most expensive month of the year. Booking in September is the cheapest month to book a hostel in Edinburgh.

  • What’s the best hostel in Edinburgh?

    While there may be other highly-rated hostels in Edinburgh, Containers Hostel Edinburgh is currently the best, based on 3 HotelsCombined reviews and an average rating of 9.1/10.

  • What hostel is closest to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport?

    Edinburgh West Side Hostel is 4.9 mi away from Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport, making it the closest Edinburgh hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • What area of Edinburgh is most popular to stay in?

    While there are other neighbourhoods throughout Edinburgh, 11% of HotelsCombined users searched for hostels in Old Town in the past 12 months, making it a popular choice. St Christopher's Edinburgh Original is our most popular hostel in this area.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Edinburgh closest to Edinburgh Castle?

    The most popular hostel in Edinburgh that’s close to Edinburgh Castle is Castle Rock Hostel. Just 0.1 mi separate Castle Rock Hostel from Edinburgh Castle, the city’s most popular attraction. 1,197 HotelsCombined reviewers gave the Castle Rock Hostel a score of 9.0/10.

  • Should I stay in a Edinburgh hostel?

    Staying at a hostel is beneficial if you’re looking to travel to Edinburgh on a budget. Spending less on accommodations means you can spend more on activities, food, and souvenirs. You may find that some hostels in Edinburgh offer amenities similar to those that hotels provide, such as continental breakfasts, 24/7 check-in, an on-site bar, and free Wi-Fi - so there’s often no need to forego any travel comforts.