The Baxter Hostel

The Baxter Hostel

2 stars 

5/2 West Register Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

GoodBased on 2,575 reviews


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About The Baxter Hostel

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of The Baxter Hostel, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on February 29, 2024.
A 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Bus Station, The Baxter Hostel has an accessible setting, making it an ideal place to stay while visiting Edinburgh. This hostel is set in the heart of the city.

Good to Know

To Downtown0.3 mi
Nearest airportEdinburgh Turnhouse
Distance to airport7.1 mi


Check-in time3:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+44 131 503 1001

Amenities at The Baxter Hostel

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Stovetop
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Semi-detached
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Oven
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Private bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • 24hr front desk
  • Storage available

Reviews for The Baxter Hostel

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at The Baxter Hostel, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 2,575 reviews of The Baxter Hostel to date. Review data was last updated on February 29, 2024.
GoodBased on 2,575 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Incredibly friendly and helpful staff! (in 317 reviews)
  • "Very friendly staff, excellent location." (in 226 reviews)
  • "Good breakfast, super friendly staff" (in 178 reviews)
Cons -
  • Shower room floor is not clean. (in 17 reviews)
  • The bunk bed was dirty. (in 14 reviews)
  • Bathroom too small and only 2 toilets. (in 10 reviews)

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Photos of The Baxter Hostel

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Where is The Baxter Hostel?

Find the exact location and address of The Baxter Hostel in Edinburgh, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on February 29, 2024.

Most Popular Landmarks

Waverley Mall0.1 mi
Scott Monument0.2 mi
Real Mary King's Close0.3 mi
National Gallery of Scotland0.3 mi
Museum of Childhood0.3 mi
Princes Street Gardens0.3 mi

Getting Around

Edinburgh Waverley0.1 mi
Edinburgh Bus Station0.1 mi
Edinburgh York Place0.2 mi
Edinburgh Princes Street0.3 mi
Edinburgh Grassmarket Square0.5 mi
Edinburgh West End0.9 mi

FAQs when booking at The Baxter Hostel

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at The Baxter Hostel. FAQs were last updated on February 29, 2024.

Is pricing at The Baxter Hostel comparable to 2 star hotels in Edinburgh?

Nightly rates at The Baxter Hostel will generally be 31% cheaper than the average 2-stars hotel in Edinburgh. When staying at The Baxter Hostel, you should be prepared to pay about $170/night, which is considered to be a good deal in Edinburgh for a 2-stars hotel.

How close is The Baxter Hostel to the nearest airport, Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport?

At 7.1 mi away, Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport is the closest airport to The Baxter Hostel. The average expected drive time from The Baxter Hostel to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport is 0h 14m. It’s a good idea to research traffic trends between your hotel and the airport.

What is the best way for guests to get from Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport to The Baxter Hostel?

The Baxter Hostel has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Edinburgh, renting a car for around $25/day may be the best option. This will give you the ability to get to and from Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

How close is The Baxter Hostel from the Edinburgh city center?

The center of New Town, Edinburgh, is just 0.2 mi away from the front doors of The Baxter Hostel. You can find many fellow tourists at places such as Usher Hall, which you can get to from The Baxter Hostel using any means of transportation.

What is the The Baxter Hostel phone number?

If you have questions or concerns about your stay, call +44 131 503 1001 to talk to a The Baxter Hostel front desk representative.

Does The Baxter Hostel have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, The Baxter Hostel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at The Baxter Hostel?

10:00 AM. If you require a later check-out we advise discussing it with the front desk as soon as you’re able to. Check-in time is 3:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at The Baxter Hostel, Edinburgh?

Prices at The Baxter Hostel will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been $170, though some users have found rates as low as $16. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

How far is The Baxter Hostel from Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre?

You can walk to Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre while staying at The Baxter Hostel - you’ll be about 0.3 mi away.

Is The Baxter Hostel close to Murrayfield Stadium?

2.1 mi - making Murrayfield Stadium a reasonable walk or short drive/taxi from The Baxter Hostel.

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