The Dolphin Inn

The Dolphin Inn
Edinburgh & Lothians


The Dolphin Inn has a stylish retro vintage interior which extends through its ten rooms, all situated on two upper floors. These include twins, doubles (two ensuite) and a family / group room - whole hostel hire is also available with 27 beds in total.

Ground floor communal facilities comprise of a lounge, dining area, kitchen and laundry. Ideally situated, the hostel is a short walk to the beaches, harbours, High Street and railway station / bus stops.

The large outdoor courtyard has secure bike shelters, wet suit drying rail and ample storage for kayak and surf/wake boards. Dogs are welcome at the hostel.

Dunbar is located midway between Edinburgh and Berwick Upon Tweed on the east coast mainline and A1 and is a great base for a number of long distance walking and cycling routes.

Dunbar is also a great base for a large number of adventure activities, see for more information.

The perfect place to stay for:

Long distance hiking
Hillwalking / mountaineering
History & heritage

What's nearby:

Near the sea
Nearby shops
Urban location
Places to eat nearby

£30.00 to £55.00 per person per night
5 star VisitScotland Hostel Rating
VisitScotland Hostel Rating
Children Welcome Scheme
Children Welcome Scheme
Cyclists Welcome Scheme
Cyclists Welcome Scheme
Golfers Welcome Scheme
Golfers Welcome Scheme
Groups Welcome Scheme
Groups Welcome Scheme
Pets Welcome Scheme
Pets Welcome Scheme
Walkers Welcome Scheme
Walkers Welcome Scheme

Key Info

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Your Hosts

Tom Page manages and lives at the hostel and is local to Dunbar so can offer plenty of advice on the attractions and activities in the area. Along with the owner Jo and other staff members they ensure that the Dolphin offers a friendly, laid back, welcoming "home from home' experience.

The Dolphin Inn 2 Queens Road Dunbar EH42 1JZ

Tel 01368 868427

Mob 07931 429142

Number of beds Beds 27
Maximum number of people Sleeps 27
Nearest public transport

The Dolphin is a two minute walk to both the train station (east coast mainline), and the bus stops on the High Street (local and national services).


All Year Round
Check-in Time
from 16:00
Check-out Time
Accessible by public transport
Bike store
Communal lounge
Self-catering kitchen
Dog friendly
Family friendly
Luggage store
Laundry facilities
Dorm Rooms
Private Rooms
En-suite Rooms
Exclusive Use Bookings
Towel Hire