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Get an overview of this hotel3-star Edinburgh hostel in Newington, walk to Royal Commonwealth Pool


Located in Newington, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of National Library of Scotland, Arthur's Seat, and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Greyfriars Kirk and Royal Commonwealth Pool are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Property Features

A bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and conference rooms are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and wedding services.

Room Amenities

All 2000 rooms offer free wired Internet, coffee makers, and showers.

Renovations & Closures

The property is closed between 5 November and 25 May.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hostel offers a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This Edinburgh hostel also offers gift shops/newsstands, a garden, and a picnic area. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Pollock Halls is a smoke-free property.

  • Free breakfast 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Conference space 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 2000 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Picnic area 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary full breakfast.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Golfing nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Hotel Name

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