Royal Mile Backpackers - Affordable Accommodation

With our open plan kitchen and dining area, making new friends is easy.  There is plenty of space to chill and chat with staff and guests in our cosy lounge area with it’s own open fire. Our dorms are all light and bright and our bathrooms are super clean with hot, powerful showers.

The hostel also offers Free Wi-Fi and Free tea, coffee & hot chocolate. Our friendly receptionists can offer you some great advice on what to see and do and where to eat and drink during your stay in Edinburgh. They can arrange for you to make the most of your time while you are in Scotland and book you on a MacBackpackers Tour to the Highlands. We aim to make your stay with us as pleasurable as possible, so here is a wee list of what else we have to offer…

Reception open 6:30am – 3:00am

Check in from 3:00pm – 2:30am 
Check out before 10:30

Cancellation policy: 48 hours notice before arrival.

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.


Group Policy:

For groups of more than 5 please contact the hostel directly.
Guest under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and stay in a private room.

Please bring a government issued photo ID for the check-in.
We require a key deposit: £10 in cash or a government issued photo ID.