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Hotel The West End (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)


Hotel The West End (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

About The West End

A converted Victorian townhouse, The West End offers hostel-style lodgings close to Edinburgh’s Haymarket neighbourhood. The hostel features a communal kitchen and laundry facilities. Each of the hostel’s modern dormitories includes triple-decker bunk beds. Six and ten-bed dorms include the use of an en-suite bathroom, while the 18 and 24-bed dorms are serviced by shared toilet and shower facilities. Standard features include charging lockers and reading lights. Moreover, female-only dorms are also available. The hostel offers a communal TV lounge and a shared computer with access to the Internet and printing. Towels are available for a fee, while luggage storage is provided. Located on site, Time Bar and Bistro serves homemade burgers and pub classics. Along with its wide selection of cocktails and refreshments, guests can also watch live music during the weekends. A continental breakfast is available for a small fee. The West End is a ten-minute tram ride from Murrayfield stadium and around three kilometres from Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking(Unavailable)
  • Pets(Unavailable)
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index® based on 1128  reviews from:
  • LocationVery good  (8.1 / 10)
  • RoomsGood  (7.9 / 10)
  • ServiceGood  (7.7 / 10)
  • CleanlinessVery good  (8.2 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.1 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Varied accommodation options for all travellers.

The West End Hotel offers an astounding variety of accommodation options to suit almost any requirement. Great hostel style accommodation consisting of bunk beds can accommodate up to 10 guests, perfect for rugby fans visiting Murrayfield Stadium. Single


Close to the best attractions in Edinburgh.

With its central location, the hotel is the perfect jumping off point for sightseeing excursions, historic outings or sporting events. Close to Edinburgh Castle, the Edinburgh Zoo, the beautiful historic churches of St Giles, St Mary’s and Greyfriars, Hol


Great base for golf tourism and adventure.

Edinburgh is the ancestral home of the sport of golf and is a mecca for golfing enthusiasts the world over. The West End is very close to a number of notable golf clubs and courses in the area including Carrick Knowe and Murrayfield Golf Clubs.

Negative Reviews


With so many accommodation options, noise can be a problem.

Great accommodation options including dorm room style accommodation can sometimes mean that large and rowdy groups can cause a few sleep issues at night for other guests. Generally this is only a problem during big events such as the Edinburgh Festival or


Quite far from Royal Mile and the Grass Market.

While the hotel is conveniently located to some Edinburgh attractions, it is a bit further away from others including the Grass Market and the Royal Mile, both at least a 20 minute walk away. The good news is that there is a regular bus service running al


Wi-Fi connectivity can be a problem.

Wi-Fi connectivity and speed can present problems which is perhaps down to the amount of guests online at the same time. If internet access is crucial perhaps try one of the nearby local coffee shops that offer free Wi-Fi and enjoy a cup of coffee and lov

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Café
  2. Arcade/Video games
  3. Entrance hall/lobby
  4. Hotel bar
  5. Non-smoking rooms
  6. PC with internet
  7. Restaurant
  8. Laundry service
  9. WiFi in public areas
  10. Doctor on site
  11. Car hire
  12. Free WiFi (public areas)
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Central heating
  5. Safe
  6. Free WiFi (rooms)

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


35 Palmerston Place , EH12 5AU , Edinburgh , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(131)225 3656 | Fax: +44(131)225 4393 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about The West End

  • Is there a pool area at The West End?

    No, The West End doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at The West End?

    No, The West End doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at The West End?

    No, The West End doesn’t provide parking.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at The West End?

    Check-in at The West End is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is The West End located?

    The West End is located in 35 Palmerston Place, EH12 5AU, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

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