St Christopher's Edinburgh

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  • 25% Off Food

The Edinburgh Hostel

St Christopher’s Edinburgh is located in the centre of the Scottish capital amongst the charm of the Old Town - right next to Waverley (central) station, opposite the Edinburgh Dungeon and minutes walk from the Royal Mile and the Edinburgh Castle. St Christopher’s Edinburgh is perfect base to explore Edinburgh like a local - with a free buffet style breakfast every morning, free WiFi and a load of free extras.

Downstairs you’ll find Belushi’s bar and restaurant where you’ll receive 25% off all food on the menu. Belushi’s is the perfect place to meet locals and fellow travellers, with live music, open mic nights, dj’s and pub crawls running several nights a week. If you want to experience some Scottish cuisine head next door to Jakes place to get your haggis fix and sample some local craft beers.

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  • Central Location

    Our hostel is located in the centre of the Scottish capital - across the road from the central train station, opposite the Edinburgh Dungeon and minutes away from Edinburgh Castle.

  • Party Atmosphere

    Downstairs every night you’ll find travellers and locals alike in Belushi’s bar where you’ll get 25% off food.

  • Free Extras

    Free breakfast with ham, cheese, cereals, toast and 12 other items. You’ve also got unlimited free WiFi, free bed linen, freshly made beds and free walking tours.

  • Where Travelers Meet

    The Edinburgh hostel has a great range of room types, female only dorm facilities and top notch additional services.

Edinburgh Hostel Overview

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We offer a wide range of rooms in our Edinburgh hostel - with mixed and female only dorms to double, twin, private rooms for those looking for a little extra comfort. Our staff are on hand 24hrs a day and with no curfew you can be sure to make the most of the Edinburgh nightlife nearby.

Other awesome facilities and services offered at our hostel include:

  • 25% off food and drink specials downstairs in Belushi’s bar and restaurant
  • A continental style buffet breakfast is included every morning
  • Travel kiosk with information on trips in and around Edinburgh
  • Free WiFi
  • Freshly made beds upon arrival
  • Chillout room and internet lounge
  • Friendly and multilingual reception staff
  • Online check in with a 24 hour reception
  • No Curfew
  • Free city walking tour
  • Insured lockers available
  • Digital key cards for your additional security.

Hostel Service & Facilities

What’s included:

  • A continental style buffet breakfast is included every morning
  • Clean bed linen provided and your bed freshly made before arrival
  • Free and unlimited WiFi (throughout the entire building)
  • Guests receive 25% off food downstairs in Belushi’s
  • Our reception is open 24-hours a day.
  • We have no curfew
  • Digital key cards and private lockers available to rent

Available at reception:

  • Towels available to purchase or rent Hair dryers, universal power adaptors and other travel necessities available
  • Travel Deals available to purchase at reception
  • Tickets to different pub crawls every night of the week

Room types:

  • Single Ensuite
  • Double Ensuite
  • Double Deluxe Ensuite
  • 2 Bunk Private
  • 3, 4 & 6 Bed Private Rooms w/ Ensuite
  • 4, 6, 8 & 10 Bed MIxed Dorms
  • 4, 6, 8, 10 & 14 Bed MIxed Dorm Ensuite
  • 4 & 10 Bed Female Dorm

Hostel Policy

Check-in & check-out time
Check-in starts at 14.00 pm in the afternoon and check-out is at 10:00 am in the morning

A valid passport, EU ID or driver’s license is required for check-in.

Age Restrictions
No one under the age of 18 can stay at the hostel.


Cash and most major bank cards are accepted. American Express credit cards are not accepted.

Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the building. Smoking areas are available outside.

Key Deposit
You are required to pay a deposit for your key at reception.