Cheap and Chic Edinburgh Fringe Festival Accommodation with HostelBookers

July 23, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Hostelbookers are celebrating the world's biggest arts festival with a fine selection of Edinburgh Fringe Hostels accommodation in the city's coolest art hostels.

Every August Edinburgh takes center stage for the Fringe Festival, and this year looks set to be the best yet, with some of the freshest new talent in theatre, music, film, comedy, art and dance heading to the Scottish capital for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2009.

Situated within walking distance of the main performance venues, these arty hostels are the ideal place to crash after a hectic day watching the shows. With swanky design features and flash murals on the walls, festival-goers can sleep in style from only 9.26 per person per night. Whilst most hotels are already booked up for the Edinburgh Fringe 2009, there are still plenty of top Edinburgh hostels available:

Caledonian Backpackers

With an enviable location right between the Old and New Town, this funky hostel boasts murals on the walls, and has a vibrant bar packed with pool tables. Perfect for post-fringe parties, the Caledonian Bar is open until 5am on weekends.

Budget Backpackers

Located in the lively Grassmarket area, Budget Backpackers is ideal for students who want to be in the heart of all the action. Fresh and modern inside, the bright rooms pop with color, and there's a slick chill-out room with a plasma TV for recovering from the night before.

High Street Hostel

Travelers can sleep easy at the High Street Hostel - a stone's throw from the Royal Mile, this chic eco-hostel is arty AND environmentally friendly. The 'High Street' is carbon neutral, recycles and only uses renewable sources for all electricity, but eco-warriors will also love the historic building, chilled out atmosphere and paintings on the wall.

Royal Mile Backpackers

Right on the Royal Mile, this hostel always goes all out for the festival, kicking off the festivities with a load of Edinburgh Fringe Events. From a Festival Pub crawl to the chance to win show tickets, this fun-loving hostel is the place to get the Fringe Party started.

Princes Street East Backpackers

Get into the alternative spirit of the Fringe at Princes Street East. This independent hostel has a 'creative' and easy-going atmosphere, from backpackers jamming in the 'Cave' bar to the graffiti decorating the walls.