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Malone's Old Town Hostel

14 Forrest Road


Our hostel is located right beside the Greyfriars Bobby statue and the National History Museum of Scotland and is just a 5 minute walk from Waverly train station. Malone's Irish bar is one of the most lively bars in Scotland and has constantly something going on from live music, ceilidhs, live sport and fantastic food to keep everyone entertained during their stay

Please note :

Check-in from 12:00 -22:00
Check- out by 10.30
Cancellation policy is 2 days in advance
We accept payment by cash & credit card
This is a no smoking hostel.
Breakfast is included

The hostel has an age restriction of 18 or over. Large groups may be asked to make a deposit.


  • Bar
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Microwave
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • PlayStation
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils



Traveler Reviews

“Great experience”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on February 17, 2017

Travelled here alone for a night and had a great time. Made a bunch of freinds in the hostel and all went for bunch of drinks, showed me all the haunts in Edinburgh. Would come here again definitely...

“good place to sleep for a night or two”

Rating: 3 Reviewed on January 22, 2017

The location was great, close to everything you'd want to see in Edinburgh. Great deals in the pub downstairs as well. The beds were extremely squeaky whenever anyone moved - had a very hard time...

“Very nice location”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on December 23, 2016

The location of the hostel is very good since it takes less than 10 min walking to get to the center. We stayed in a 4 people dorm. The room was nice and clean. The bathrooms could have been taken...


From Waverley train station go towards market street, from market st go on to George IV Bridge. At the end of George IV Bridge take a right at the Bedlam Theatre on to Forrest Road.
Then just look for Malone's Irish Bar on the left hand side of the road and then you have arrived.


Cancellations cam be made up to 48 hours before the arrival date. After that you will be charged for the first night of the stay.

All guests must be over the age of 18. Large groups may be asked for a deposit payable before arrival.