Nearest to NMS is Royal Mile Backpackers, 105 High St, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH1 1SG. Beds from £13.00 per night.
Budget Backpackers, 37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JR. Beds from £8.00 per night.

Smart City Hostels, 50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1NE. Four nights from £86.00.

Ten Hill Place, 10 Hill Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9DS

Edinburgh First offers University accommocation that suits all budgets and purposes:

Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Newington, Edinburgh, EH16 5AY.      

Kenneth Mackenzie, 7 Richmond Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9ST


Visit Scotland gives an overview of accommodation ranging from hotels, flats, B&Bs to camping sites in Edinburgh.

The Scottish Youth Hostel Association (SYHA) is Scotland's largest network of tourist youth hostels, with around 60 locations spread across the country.



Organised by the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain & Ireland (RAI) since 1985, it is an itinerant festival that moves biennially from one university host to another, in association with local community and cultural organisations.

The festival will be held from Thursday 13 June to Sunday 16 June 2013 in Edinburgh, hosted by National Museums Scotland and the STAR consortium. Scottish Training in Anthropological Research (STAR) is a collaboration between the Universities of Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh and St. Andrews. Over 60 new films will be screened alongside a conference 'New Observations' and a selection of special events and workshop about art & anthropology and the use of archival film.

The RAI Film Festival is held in collaboration with the Center for Visual Anthropology, University of Southern California.

Our Sponsors

The Festival gratefully acknowledges sponsorship from:

UDDA NMS SSGS ED Unversity of Aberdeen StAndrews WILEY