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Hotel Description

Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel places you steps from Royal Mile and within a short 5-minute stroll of Princes Street. Highlights at this hostel include free in-room WiFi.

All 199 rooms feature dining areas, sitting areas and desks. Bathrooms are shared.

This hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage. Added amenities include laundry facilities.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this Old Town hostel include Festival Theatre and Real Mary King's Close.

Standard Apartment, 5 Bedrooms, Kitchenette

Bed Count 5 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Basic Twin Room, 1 Bedroom, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Apartment, 4 Bedrooms, Kitchenette

Bed Count 4 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Basic Apartment, 6 Bedrooms, Kitchenette

Bed Count 6 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Standard Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

65.0% of guests recommend out of 69 reviews


Property Features

Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel offers its guests laundry facilities. WiFi is free in public spaces.

  • 199 guestrooms or units
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


  • Airport: Edinburgh (EDI) (13 km / 8.1 mi)
  • Train station: Edinburgh Waverley Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel offers 199 forms of accommodation. This accommodation offers separate dining areas and includes desks. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower.

  • Bathrooms are shared
  • Communal kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Shower
  • Desk

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Cash Deposit Required


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 10.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • SYHA Edinburgh Metro
  • Metro Youth Hostel
  • Edinburgh Metro Youth
  • Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.