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Overview of Bide Collective

Bide Collective

3.0 star property
City centre guesthouse within easy reach of Royal Mile

8.2/10 Very good

50 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
8 Hill Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 3JZ

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In New Town
  • Royal Mile - 12 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 14 min walk
  • Princes Street - 1 min drive
  • George Street - 1 min drive
  • University of Edinburgh - 7 min drive
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 8 min drive
  • Edinburgh Zoo - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 17 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 14 min walk
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 14 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 18 min walk
  • Princes Street Tram Stop - 5 min walk
  • St Andrew Square Tram Stop - 8 min walk
  • Haymarket Tram Station - 19 min walk


  • Dusit - 2 min walk
  • The Oxford Bar - 2 min walk
  • Iris - 2 min walk
  • Cadiz - 3 min walk
  • Cafe Andaluz - 3 min walk

About this property

Bide Collective

Bide Collective puts you 0.6 mi (1 km) from Royal Mile and 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Edinburgh Castle. The comfortable beds and location get good marks from fellow travellers. The property is only a short walk to public transportation: Princes Street Tram Stop is 5 minutes and St Andrew Square Tram Stop is 8 minutes.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 9 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3 PM until 11 PM
  • Express check-in available
  • Minimum check-in age – 21
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code; access will be through a private entrance
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Weekly housekeeping

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Breakage deposit: GBP 200 per stay

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
<p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.</p> <p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and window guards on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

Edinburgh Central Guest House
Guest House Edinburgh Central
Edinburgh Central Guest House Scotland
Edinburgh Central
Edinburgh Central Rooms Guesthouse
Edinburgh Central Rooms
Bide Collective Edinburgh
Bide Collective Guesthouse
Bide Collective Guesthouse Edinburgh

Frequently asked questions

Does Bide Collective offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Bide Collective does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Bide Collective?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Bide Collective?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Bide Collective?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at Bide Collective.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Bide Collective?
You can check in from 3 PM - 11 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-in and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
Are there restaurants at or near Bide Collective?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include TGI Friday's (3-min walk), Coro (3-min walk) and Strada (4-min walk).
What's the area around Bide Collective like?
Bide Collective is in New Town, a short 5-minute walk from Princes Street Tram Stop and 14 minutes' walk from Edinburgh Castle. Travellers say that this guest house is in a good location.



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Property conditions & facilities


10/10 Exceptional

Great stay, we booked two double rooms and both were very clean and nicely decorated, as was our shared bathroom, the tunnock tea cakes on the beds were a lovely touch! The price was very reasonable and the self check in was brilliant in these covid times, will definitely stay again!
Rachel, 1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Perfectly functional room,shared bathroom wasnt an issue. Comfortable bed. All in all very happy with the room .
Rob, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

MISS EMILY, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

I didn't stay there because I received a message that my booking had not gone through so I booked and stayed at Motel One Edinburgh Royal which would have been a much better experience as it turned out. I never received an answer to my query so am surprised that you think that I stayed at this place.
1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very clean. Very modern bathroom facilities and nice and quiet stay.
1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

We arrived in the evening, and when the door was locked, we found we had been emailed a code to get into the main door and room door. We never found staff on site, so were relieved to know we could get in. The location is perfect, however if you are looking for fancy or cozy, this isn't it. We were always on the go so only used the room to sleep in. You must share the toilet and shower with all the guest rooms that are on your floor, however it was clean and updated.
Debbie, 3-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Location is excellent. The premises are immaculately clean. Shared bathroom is a disadvantage.
4-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

4-night trip
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