The Scotland Study Program is based at Edinburgh Central Hostel in the Leith region of Edinburgh. The hostel is within walking distance of all the major sites. In addition to several bus stations that are within a walk of 5-10 minutes, local taxis are readily available. The hostel is surrounded by grocery stores, cafes, pubs, restaurants, two shopping malls, several neighborhoods and parks, and the historic Edinburgh Playhouse.
Students will stay in double rooms at the Edinburgh Central Hostel with private bath and toilet facilities. Additional restrooms and bathing facilities on each floor. Access is restricted to pass keys. A security guard is always on duty when the building is open and the front desk is staffed twenty-four hours a day. Wifi is available for a small fee, and communal computers are available in the lobby area. The hostel also features a bistro, restaurant, laundry facilities, and a community kitchen complete with stoves and refrigerators.