Caledonian Backpackers is perfectly located, boasting superb views of Edinburgh Castle and within walking distance of the main bus and train stations with an airport bus stop only a few steps away. The walls of the antique building show off magnificent murals lighting up hallways and rooms with a breathtaking atmosphere. Reception is open 24hr for guests’ safety and convenience, meaning guests can check-in at whatever time they arrive in Edinburgh. Our location between the old and the new town means that guests are within walking distance not only of Edinburgh’s main tourist attractions, but also all the best shops, restaurants, pubs and clubs. Caledonian Backpackers is a traditional hostel and not for the high maintenance backpacker, but the perfect place for a great time and a party.Catering for individuals and private groups we have clean dormitory and private rooms with new mattresses and quality bedding. We have 220 beds available in short term and additionally we offer long-term rates and have over 50 long-term beds available.Our licensed bar offers a great atmosphere, cheap drinks and is open till 5 am on weekends, with pool tables and live music. Facilities also include TV rooms, hot showers, well-equipped kitchens, Internet and laundry facilities.Caledonian Backpackers Hostel Edinburgh offers the following:.Late 12pm Midday Checkout Time.FREE Wi-Fi Laptop Internet access throughout the hostel. FREE sheets & duvets. FREE valuables lockup. FREE hot showers. FREE luggage storage on the day you check out. Licensed BAR OPEN TILL 5AM on weekends, with pool tables and cheap drinks!. 24 hour reception. No curfew or lockout. Self catering kitchens. Multi-lingual & very friendly staff. Mixed dorms. Female dorms. Private rooms. Hostel fully heated during winter – including common room. Public Telephone. Meals available locally. Highland Tour Bookings. Cheap Internet Terminals Available.. Airport bus stops right outside (West End stop). Long term rates available. Jobs & Accommodation notice boards. Stay as long as you want!Please Note:** Only people over 18 year of age may stay at Caledonian Backpackers.** We have lockers available, for which you will need to supply your own padlock for the lockers, or you can purchase one from us for £2.50** Smoking Policy: Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the building. This is now the law in Scotland.** Please ensure you bring photographic identification to check in, such as a passport or drivers license.