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Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+ hostel)

2.5-star2.5 stars
2 West Port, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2JA, United Kingdom

Hostel with bar/lounge, near Grassmarket
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  • It was really great the pods were very comfy and when i told them it needed clean sheets…Dec 22, 2019
  • goodOct 11, 2019

Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+ hostel)

from €85
  • Double or Twin Room
  • POD BED in 8 Bed Dorm
  • One bed in a Quad Dorm Room Ensuite
  • One Bed in a Dorm Room for 6 People Ensuite
  • One Bed in a Dorm Room for 6 People
  • One Bed in a Dorm Room for 8 People
  • One Bed in a Dorm Room for 8 People (Female Only)
  • One Bed in a Dorm Room For 10 People
  • One Bed in a Dorm Room For 12 People
  • One Bed in a Dorm Room For 12 People (Female Only)
  • POD BED in 16 Bed Dorm
  • POD BED in 20 Bed Dorm
  • POD BED in 22 Bed Dorm
  • 6 Bed Private Room with Castle View
  • Quadruple Room

What’s around Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+ hostel)


  • In Old Town
  • Grassmarket - 1 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 3 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 6 min walk
  • Princes Street - 9 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 10 min walk
  • George Street - 13 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 24 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 12 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 16 min walk
  • Slateford Station - 7 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 25 rooms


  • Check-in time 1 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. All guests must show a valid passport or ID. This is the only form of identification that is accepted at this property.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (17 years old and younger) not allowed

  • 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
  • Local cuisine breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • Czech
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Housekeeping - once per stay

Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+ hostel)’s small print

Also known as

  • Kick Ass Hostel Edinburgh
  • Kick Ass Edinburgh
  • Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+ hostel) Edinburgh


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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

Mandatory fees

Deposit: GBP 40 per person

Optional extras

Breakfast costs between GBP 3 and GBP 10 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.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 82 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Even better than expected.
Fantastic stay. Great atmosphere. Comfortable pod!
Craig, gb1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Kick Ass @Grassmarket
Safe, clean and friendly reception staff. The location is easy to walk to top tourist spot like Edinburgh Castle and Royal Mile.
gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Good staff and very clean with a very central location.
Antony, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
It has individual toilets
This one has a pod, and the pos is better then bunks. It is what it is for the price. It has individual toilets.
sg1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great hostel
Great hostel with an outstanding location. Doug was super helpful checking me in and Jake behind the bar was awesome to talk with. I highly recommend Kick Ass Grassmarket
Andrew, us4 night trip

Kick Ass Grassmarket (18+ hostel)

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