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Information about Royal Mile Backpackers Hotel

Five minutes’ walk from Edinburgh Station and less than 10 minutes from Edinburgh Castle, Royal Mile Backpackers enjoys a central location surrounded by bars, cafés and restaurants. The small and cosy hostel features free WiFi and knowledgeable staff to tell you about the Scottish capital and assist with tour bookings. Mixed and female dormitories have bunk beds and lockers, and guests can make use of laundry services, hairdryers and adaptors. Luggage storage is available at the property. Bicycle storage is available at the High Street Hostel just across the road. There is both a female-only and mixed bathroom with hot showers and toilets. The property's comfy lounge with fireplace is the perfect place to socialise. You can buy a continental breakfast at Royal Mile Backpackers, and enjoy free tea, coffee and hot chocolate. The kitchen and dining area is open 24 hours a day, and you can make use of discount vouchers for local food retailers. Close to the university, this hostel is a little over 10 minutes’ walk from the huge Holyrood Park, home of Arthur’s Seat. Grassmarket and Princes Street are both 6-8 minutes away.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Please inform Royal Mile Backpackers in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures. If you plan to arrive outside reception hours, please inform the property in advance. On arrival, a deposit of GBP 10 is required for the keys. Please note that this property cannot accommodate stag or hen parties. Please note that this property cannot accept groups of more than 4 people. Luggage storage is available on the arrival day and departure day.

Services of Royal Mile Backpackers Hotel

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Tour desk
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Walking tours
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Internet services
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • WiFi
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Cashless payment available
  • Lockers
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Shared kitchen
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Heating
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Free WiFi
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Security alarm
  • First aid kit available
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Minimarket on site
  • Adult only

Address

105 High Street

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