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Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh

4-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
14 Argyle PlaceNewington, EdinburghScotlandEH9 1JLUnited KingdomGreat location! See map

Upscale hostel within easy reach of University of Edinburgh
  • Free WiFi
Great location
Fantastic service
Good internet service
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Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh

from $58
  • Double Room
  • Single Room
  • Triple Room
  • Twin Room
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (4 people)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (6 people)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (6 people)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 18 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 10 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 and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
  • Microwave in a common area
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Things to enjoy
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • 14-inch TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Shared accommodations

Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh’s small print

Also known as

  • Argyle Backpackers Hostel Edinburgh
  • Argyle Backpackers Hostel
  • Argyle Backpackers Edinburgh
  • Argyle Backpackers
  • Argyle Backpackers Hotel Edinburgh
  • Argyle Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland

Optional extras

Safes in guestrooms can be used for an extra charge

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

What’s around Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh


  • University of Edinburgh - 10 min walk
  • Greyfriars Kirk - 12 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 17 min walk
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre - 19 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 20 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 20 min walk
  • Arthur's Seat - 28 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 29 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 27 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 24 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 26 min walk
  • Slateford Station - 13 min drive

Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh

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