Stay in the heart of Edinburgh Excellent location – show map

Located opposite Waverley railway station, St Christopher's offers budget accommodations in central Edinburgh with free Wi-Fi, electronic card entry system, lockers, and insured luggage storage. Princes Street is a 5-minute walk from the property and the University of Edinburgh is half a mile away.

Each room at St Christopher's Edinburgh includes bed linen and they are serviced daily. An private bathroom is featured in some room types. Shared bathroom facilities, with free use of hot showers, are also available. Towels are available at a surcharge and padlocks, international plug adapters, hairdryers, and ironing facilities are also available upon request.

A continental breakfast is available everyday. There is a 24-hour Reception and St. Christopher’s kitchen is open from 08:00 until 22:00. All guests benefit from a 25% discount on food. A fully refurbished bar, a separate entertainment venue, live sport coverage and live music can be enjoyed in this hostel.

This is our guests' favorite part of Edinburgh, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

St Christopher's Edinburgh Original has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 15, 2010

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Edinburgh, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet


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4 reasons to choose St Christopher's Edinburgh Original

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Located in the historic old town

Stay in the oldest part of Scotland's capital, where gas lamps light up elegant buildings and cobblestone streets. Nearby, the impressive Edinburgh Castle looks over the city.

What's nearby
  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo
    0 miles
  • City Art Center
    0 miles
  • The Real Mary King's Close
    0.1 miles
  • St. Giles Cathedral
    0.1 miles
  • Waverley Mall
    0.1 miles
  • Scott Monument
    0.2 miles
  • Gladstones Land
    0.2 miles
  • National Library of Scotland
    0.2 miles
  • Royal Mile
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    0.2 miles
  • National Museum of Scotland
    0.3 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle
    0.4 miles
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    0.5 miles
  • University of Edinburgh
    0.5 miles
  • Arthur's Seat
    1.2 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium
    2 miles
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
    2.2 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo
    3.1 miles
  • Dalhousie Castle
    7.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Arthur's Seat
    2.5 miles
  • Lake Duddingston Loch
    3 miles
  • Ocean/Sea North Sea
    4 miles
Public transit
  • Train Edinburgh Waverley Train Station
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    6.7 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    35.3 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    48.4 miles
How to get to St Christopher's Edinburgh Original from Edinburgh Airport
    Public shuttle
    Taxi
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Belushi's

    Food: American, British

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of St Christopher's Edinburgh Original
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Walking tours
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lockers
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules St Christopher's Edinburgh Original takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Check-out

2:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 9 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa St Christopher's Edinburgh Original accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that guests under 18 years old must stay in a private room with a parent or guardian over 18 and cannot be accommodated in a dormitory room with guests who are not part of their group or family.

Please note that guests under 18 years old are not admitted in the bar.

Photo ID is required upon check-in, in the form of a valid passport or photographic driver's license.

When booking for more than 9 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Please note, guests are required to pay a GBP 2 key deposit.

Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply."