New budget accommodation in Edinburgh opens

A&I Edinburgh city hostel

a&o Opens First UK Hostel in Edinburgh

a&o was founded in 2000 by Oliver Winter, and currently operates 40 hostels in 24 cities and nine European countries and have now brought their budget accommodation to the UK.

We have stayed in a couple of a&o hostels in Frankfurt and Nuremberg and found them clean and ideal for a budget overnight stay.

A&I Edinburgh city hostel

a&o Edinburgh city has 131 rooms and is centrally located in Edinburgh old town on Blackfriars Street just off Cowgate.

Each of the bright and modern 131 rooms offer a spacious stay for both backpackers and families and have private bathrooms.

A&I Edinburgh city hostel

Budget-concious travellers can choose between single, double, family or multi-bed rooms for up to six people.

The new Edinburgh property also boasts a central courtyard with a bar for drinks and refreshments for guests as well as a 24 hour snack bar.

A&I Edinburgh city hostel

a&o Edinburgh City
50 Blackfriars St,


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