Haystack Hostel, Edinburgh, Scotland for Youth and Schools

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Great value, comfortable city centre hostel sleeping 36 in Edinburgh, for large youth and school group trips

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Haystack Hostel, Edinburgh, Scotland, sleeps 6-36 in 6 bedrooms.

Perfect for exclusive use for schools, youth and training groups.

Activities can be arranged outside the city. Quad biking, paint balling, clay pigeon shooting and more.

Walk from the door to everything that Edinburgh has to offer. The Castle, museums, galleries, exhibitions, Botanical Gardens, Princes Street shopping, bars, restaurants, sport, Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Tattoo, perfect for Edinburgh Festival and so much more that this amazing city has on offer.

Clean, comfortable, affordable.

Welcome to the brand new Haystack Hostel in Edinburgh. We are Edinburgh's newest hostel, and with the most central location of any hostel in Edinburgh, we should be your first choice when looking for accommodation in Edinburgh.

The hostel is in a newly renovated 18th century Georgian building, and is fully equipped with all the facilities you need to make your stay in Edinburgh a memorable one.

The hostel rooms are all clean and spacious, and are equipped with international sockets, so you don't need to go scrabbling around for an adaptor just to charge your phone and individual reading lights.

If you're looking for the most friendly, comfortable hostel in Edinburgh, then you've found it.

We've tried hard to think of all the things you'll need to make your stay a happy one, you can trust Haystack Hostels!


We have a brand new high specification guest kitchen fitted with 2 of all appliances for your convenience.
We have kitchen/dining area that can seat 20. We also have a Gallery room that can comfortably seat 14 when cleared for dining.
We have a communal area with chairs, tables, books, board games, a stereo with iPod docking station and a television and Wi-Fi access.
We have 2 televisions, a stereo with radio, iPod docking station and CD system.
We have a payphone situated in the reception area. We also have free computers with Skype capabilities.
We have a communal area with various board and card games.We also have 2 televisions which can be linked to games consoles should you wish.
The hostel has central heating throughout all of the rooms.
We have six bedrooms. Four rooms with 4 beds. one room of 10 beds and one room of 8 beds.
We supply high quality white bed linen free of charge.
We have 4 separate shower cubicles. Each cubicle has a locking door for privacy and is fitted with a power shower for your comfort and pleasure.
We are located on the third floor and are therefore unable to offer disabled access. Should we be able to assist with the stairs please let us know.
We are a family friendly hostel.
On our doorstep is Edinburgh's city centre home of many great hills, gardens and good walks.
The Commonwealth Swimmimg pool is located a short bus ride away. The facilities offer an olympic standard 50m pool, diving board pool & a family pool.
Located nearby are 2 car parking areas with local on street parking also available.
The Hostel is Non Smoking. Smoking is permitted outside the building.
Generally pets are not permitted on the premises unless of exceptional circumstances. Please contact us for enquiries.


We are located right in the centre of Edinburgh on the East End of Princess street. Our situation is ideal for arrival by train, bus, tram, plane or car.
We are in the centre of Edinburgh.
There are many shops within walking distance.
We are in the centre of Edinburgh and have a large range of food and beverage establishments in the area.

Booking Information

Exclusive use available for mid weeks, short breaks and weeks. Sole occupancy for 36 people from £850 per night. Minimum 48 hours cancellation policy although for special events or group bookings please refer to website.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Leader Rooms
Risk Assessment
Educational Focus
Presentation Aids
Outdoor Activities
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

5/3 West Register Street
United Kingdom
From Edinburgh's Waverley Train Station walk up the steps at the North exit next to the Balmoral Hotel, cross the road at the pedestrian crossing.
We are located a few minutes stroll from St Andrews Square bus station.
Edinburgh Airport have a taxi rank right outside, cost is around £25, but it may be busy at times. There is also an Airport Link bus service, number 100 as well as the new tram service.

Rental Rates

Exclusive use available for mid weeks, short breaks and weeks. Sole occupancy for 36 people from £850 per night. Great value for city centre.

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Haystack Hostel, Edinburgh, Scotland

Adam Roberts

Joined us: 2013
+44 (0)1315 570 036
5/3 West Register Street
United Kingdom