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    Princes St East Backpackers

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    5 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent9%
    • Very good23%
    • Average20%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible33%
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    “Everything GROSS and OLD. It's too expensive for what it offers”
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    The Balmoral Hotel
    3,883 reviews
    #14 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    Motel One Edinburgh-Princes
    1,145 reviews
    #31 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    The Principal Edinburgh George Street
    1,218 reviews
    #25 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
    4,548 reviews
    #32 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
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    11 - 15 of 62 reviews

    Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

    The whole stay was a god awful experience, i rented my own room at a higher cost and thought you know it must be worth it. it wasn't. the whole place looks like it hasn't changed from the 1980s. Black mould just about everywhere, it...More

    Thank Matt S
    Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

    Have to be honest and say this was easily one of the worst hostels I've ever stayed in and I've stayed in my fair share at this stage. On arrival you're greeted with a questionable odour and what seems to be a never ending winding...More

    Thank Lauren D
    Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

    Great staff, but the facilities is in very poor condition and the walls are thinner than your usual hostel. The showers are moldy, which sets the stage for the cleanliness of this hostel. Honestly, you can do better for your money.

    Thank Haley G
    Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

    Not the best hostel, beds are uncomfortable. Very old building not great looking inside or out. Not the best atmosphere. Main thing about this hostel is its location, very central. Staff are nice and helpful. It's just generally old, run down & desperately needs new...More

    Thank Andrew C
    Reviewed 7 August 2016

    When it comes to hostels my expectations are usually fairly realistic (you get what you pay for, right) but this place left me really disappointed. If you don't like to sleep at night then this place is for you. You'll be entertained through the late...More

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    • Price range
    • US$23 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 54
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Edinburgh >
    • New Town
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    • Princes St East Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland
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    with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
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    clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
    helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
    Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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    Room Tips
    "Just don't come to this hostel please, you'll loose more than win"
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    "Beware the 77 steps to the top"
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    "Do not ever go to this hostel. It is NOT as pictured."
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    "No vayas! No merece la pena"
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