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Offering boutique hostel accommodations, The Baxter Hostel is located in the city center of Edinburgh. Free WiFi access is available.

The dormitories feature bunk beds and secure lockers. At The Baxter Hostel, there is a 24-hour front desk and a shared self-catering kitchen. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge and luggage storage.

Different policies will apply for bookings for full dorms or more than 6 people.

The hostel is 650 feet from Edinburgh Waverley station, 1,300 feet from Omni Center, and 1,300 feet from Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Glasgow Airport is 48 mi away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

The Baxter Hostel has been welcoming guests since Jul 10, 2014

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Edinburgh, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet


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Room Type
4 bunk beds
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
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  • Are towels included in the price?
    They are not included, we hire them at £2 per night or £5 for anything more than 2 nights.
    Answered on 29 September 2019
  • Hi, my flight is at 8.15 a.m. I’m wondering if I could get an early bird breakfast and if I can check out early morning too?
    Hello, Our check out time is 10AM, this means our previous guests would still be using the bed at this time, we can hold onto any luggage you have u..
    Answered on 19 July 2022
  • Are blankets and sheets included?
    Yes, blankets and sheets are included with the bed. There will be two pillows as well.
    Answered on 31 December 2019
  • Hi there, are all your rooms pay-at-property, or do you offer a free cancellation ?
    There is an option for free cancelation 48 hours prior to check in as an alternative to pay at booking. Thanks :)
    Answered on 6 September 2022
  • Hey! I’d like to know if you have a work space and how fast is your Wi-Fi. Thanks in advance
    Hello, We do allow out guest to work in the kitchen/dinning room and we have fast fibre internet.
    Answered on 21 August 2022
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Amenities of The Baxter Hostel
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Shared kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Heating
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Lithuanian

House rules

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3:00 PM - 12:00 AM


1:00 AM - 10:00 AM


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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking for more than 6 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa The Baxter Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the property has an over 18's only policy.

When booking for more than 6 people, or when booking an entire dormitory room, different policies and additional supplements may apply. Please note that groups bookings can only be taken through the flexible rate.

FAQs about The Baxter Hostel

  • The prices at The Baxter Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Baxter Hostel is 2,150 feet from the center of Edinburgh.

  • The Baxter Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at The Baxter Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Guests staying at The Baxter Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Buffet
      • À la carte