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Welcome to Kick Ass Hostels

Edinburgh’s Unique 4 star City Centre Hostels.

Awesome City Centre Location.
Our awesome City Centre Location makes us the perfect base to explore the city. Located in the famous historic Grassmarket area in the shadow of the castle and next to all the historic sites and bars. Double your Edinburgh hostel experience by getting automatic access to both our uniquely designed Kick Ass Hostel facilities only 2 mins apart at no extra charge. We are sure you will be impressed by both.

FREE WiFi... FREE City Tour!


Safe and secure

24 hour staffed reception. Electronic security swipe card on all rooms. CCTV throughout hostel. Security Passes issued to all guests. No Curfew.

Funky Modern Designer Rooms

Designed for your maximum comfort, private bed lights and free lockers for every bed. Large spacious dorms (no crowded rooms here). Private Rooms also available.

Keep it clean!

All our rooms are cleaned every day, our Bathrooms and kitchens are constantly kept clean. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness.

Friendly staff

Our staff are the best, they are friendly and will tell you all the best places to go and more importantly where not to go!

  • Pool
  • Bedroom
  • VW Camper cafe
  • Kitchen Dining area

Our Facilities

Our Edinburgh Hostel has been designed to ensure funkiest environment possible ensuring you will have everything you will need to guarantee the best possible experience while staying with us.

  • Modern Spacious Dorms
  • Modern Clean Self Catering facilities
  • Modern Hot Showers
  • Tree House Chill Out Room
  • NEW!! KICK ASS CAFE and BAR serving great value drinks and meals
  • Funky Cool Beehive Pod
Bathrooms Showers
  • Kickass Cafe

    The Kick Ass Café

    Hungry? Thirsty?

    Visit our now famous Kick Ass Cafes and Bars located in our two Kick Ass Hostels minutes away from each other. Each is uniquely designed to really add to your adventure while visiting Scotlands number one city. Your Security electronic key will automatically give you access to both facilities. The food and drink is priced with your budget in mind. We know you will be impressed with what we have created.

  • Kickass Bar

    The Kick Ass Bar

    Hungry? Thirsty?

    Visit our now famous Kick Ass Bar located on the third floor. The food and drink is priced with your budget in mind, and the space designed to offer a relaxed athmosphere. We know you will be impressed with what we have created.


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  • HostelBookers Award
  • TripAdvisor Award
  • HostelWorld Award


If you have any queries about our rooms, rates or anything please don't hesitate to contact one of our friendly knowledgable staff.
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Edinburgh Castle from the Gardens


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