We are located in the heart of Edinburgh’s Historic Grassmarket
district in the shadow of the castle , beside all tourist sites, bars
The best place to begin your adventure.
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Great location and facilities makes our Kick Ass Edinburgh Hostels the best place to start your adventure in Scotland's most exciting city. It’s the place where everyone wants to stay so book your room soon as we fill up fast
Kick Ass Hostels
2 West Port
+44 (0)131 2266351
Get the Airport Bus (No 100) or Tram to Waverley Train Station and then follow directions as below.
We are about a 10-minute walk from Waverley Train Station.
Exit the station at Waverley bridge (the other exit from the train station is onto Princes
St). Now, facing the castle, go left on Waverley Bridge and walk to the end, where
there is a small mini-roundabout. Turn right here onto Market Street and walk up the
hill to the end. Then turn left onto Bank Street; follow this road around and up to the
traffic lights. Continue through the lights onto George 1V Bridge then turn right at
Victoria Street. Walk down to the bottom of this street and then turn right into the
Grassmarket continue walking past the Apex Hotel on the left. You are almost here.
Walk for 1 more minute and you will see us on the same side of the road as the Apex
Hotel. You can't miss us we are opposite the castle.
Please do not hesitate to contact us in the future if you have any further queries. Our contact information will be in your booking confirmation email.