Edinburgh Central offers 5 star VisitScotland accredited hostel accommodation in the heart of the city, close to major transport links and ideally positioned for exploring Scotland’s capital.Various room types are available – from singles and family rooms to dorms with individual lockers. All are en-suite and premium rooms come with a TV, USB sockets and coffee making facilities.Relax in the hostel’s welcoming vibrant spaces – perfect for eating, drinking and socialising. Enjoy the delicious range of food and drink offered in the restaurant and café bar (food served from 07.00-21.00 / bar open from 11.00 to 01.00). If you prefer to self-cater, there’s the option of a small but well-equipped guest kitchen. Or, if you’re looking for a little more privacy, rooms are also available to hire for functions, meetings and special events.WiFi is free for all guests and other amenities include a laundry, a secure bike store and luggage storage for anyone arriving early and eager to head off right away to explore the city!The hostel is just ten minutes on foot from Waverley railway station, the bus station and close to York Place tram stop. Parking near Edinburgh Central is possible, with on-street Pay & Display spaces in the surrounding area and at nearby Greenside Car Park (contact the hostel directly for more information).If we’re fully booked in July and August, please check out our Edinburgh Metro seasonal youth hostel located in the busy Cowgate area – a popular choice with backpackers looking to discover Edinburgh on a budget. Getting to the hostel: 7 miles. Take the Bus into City Centre and walk 10 min to the hostel via Princes Street and Leith Walk. From St Andrews Bus Station Edinburgh Central is just a 5 minute walk. Exit the bus station onto York Place. Walk along York Place to Picardy Place roundabout. Turn left at the roundabout and walk along Leith Walk for approximately 400m to find the youth hostel on the corner at Haddington Place on Leith Walk. From the north and west – follow signs for the City Centre and travel along Queen Street onto York Place. At the roundabout take the first exit onto Leith Walk. Edinburgh Central is situated 400m from the roundabout on the left hand side corner of Haddington Place on Leith Walk and Annadale Street. From the south and east – follow the A1 towards the city centre approaching the city via Leith Walk. The youth hostel is situated at the corner of Haddington Place on Leith Walk and Annadale Street. Please note the youth hostel unfortunately has no car parking on-site due to its central location in the City of Edinburgh. Edinburgh Central is a 10 minute walk from Waverley Station. Exit Waverley Station onto Princes Street then cross and turn right along Princes Street. Turn left at the St James Shopping Centre and walk along Leith Street to Picardy Place roundabout. Continue along Leith Walk for approximately 400m. The youth hostel is on the corner at Haddington Place on Leith Walk.