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West End Hotel - Hostel

2-star2 stars
35 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH12 5AU, United Kingdom

Hostel with restaurant, near Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
  • Free WiFi
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From 323 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Awesome vibe
Bar is awesome
Quite clean
Breakfast can be improved

West End Hotel - Hostel

from €21
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  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Ensuite
  • Basic Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Ensuite
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Ensuite
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Ensuite
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Ensuite

What’s around West End Hotel - Hostel


  • In Haymarket
  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art - 6 min walk
  • Princes Street - 10 min walk
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) - 11 min walk
  • George Street - 12 min walk
  • Usher Hall - 13 min walk
  • Royal Lyceum Theatre - 14 min walk
  • King's Theatre - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 14 min drive
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 7 min walk
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 28 min walk
  • Slateford Station - 6 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 10 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 11 PM.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

West End Hotel - Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • West End Edinburgh
  • West End Hotel Hostel
  • West End Hotel Hostel Edinburgh
  • West End Hostel Edinburgh
  • West End Hotel - Hostel Edinburgh
  • West End Hotel - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation


This property does not have elevators.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates).

Mandatory fees

Breakage deposit: GBP 20 per stay

Optional extras

Late check-in after 11 PM can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 5

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 3.00 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 57 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Would recommend!
Hotel was well situated and beds were very comfortable. Bathrooms and downstairs kitchen/lounge area were clean and well looked after. Only thing that was not great is that the showers were quite cold, no matter the time of day! I would definitely recommend it though, staff were very friendly and helpful.
Megan, ie2 night romance trip
Good 6.0
OK for price
The location is convenient for the city. The room was fairly clean though not much space. Lockers quite small. Beds were three tall and quite shaky but comfortable enough. It was fine for the cheap price paid.
Ciaran, gbOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
A quiet little treasure!
Excellent place, friendly and super clean and quiet. The best find in Edinburgh! I would recommend it to friends, and definitely look forward to staying there again. Well done, and thank you!
Sandra, gbBusiness trip
Exceptional 10.0
West End Hostel
Everything was really clean, staff were friendly, comfy beds. No complaints.
gbFamily trip
Very Good 8.0
Bad business decision: 3 bed stacking up
The staff, the service, the environment, the funny activities, everything is perfect ---- but except the beds. I stayed at the hotel a few months ago, and recently, when I re-visit this hotel, those beds are changed. They were, in the past, two beds stacked; however, now they make 3 stacked together, which is very uncomfortable. We can not even "sit on the bed". The vertical distance between your bed and the upper bed is so narrow. Yes, we can not even sit on it. Every bad change. In the past, I would like to give the hotel a 5/5. However, the "comfortableness" now only worth a 1/5
gbOther trip

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