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Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel

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Room & Suite (42)
Dining (4)
Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible14%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a short stay, but the room looked really good. It had a unique look, with two large windows overlooking Cockburn St. Its fireplace did not look functional, but still added character to the room. Outside, the staff was friendly enough, and security seemed...More

Thank Keven A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If u are student or u realy dont want to spend that much for accomodation in Edinburgh u should choose this hostel. We had one double room with my friend. Beatufil And clean room. In the building were three floors. The bathroom is in first...More

Thank barborach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can highly recommend this hostel. I stayed in a private room, which was located on the top floor and very quiet. They have a nice kitchen and common area but I always ate at the fantastic cafe next-door. The best things about this hostel...More

Thank travelcat6705
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good visit to the hostel. The location is super convenient and the staff are very friendly. Room size was really good. However we had a small issue with some other rude guests in the dorm room. The hostel itself helped out though by...More

Thank lauradunl0p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I booked a private room with ensuite last minute for this hostel and were pleasantly surprised. We had room 3 on the top floor (disclosure its 6 flights of stairs) but when we got in it was a full apartment. The room...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Price range
US$22 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$22 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (62)
Room & Suite (42)
Dining (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (5)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Nearby
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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Piyush T
27 May 2018|
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Response from TheWonderingScot | Reviewed this property |
How on earth would I know? I don’t run the hostel. Maybe email them and ask?
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ALau85
25 July 2017|
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Response from edinburghbackpackers | Property representative |
Hi Alau85 Laundry servies are carried out by staff leaving you free to head out and enjoy the day. Washing takes 3-4 hours at a cost of £7. All items are washed, dried and folded. Safe travels
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JessJJ_5377
4 April 2017|
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Response from edinburghbackpackers | Property representative |
There are free hairdryers located in the communal female bathrooms. If you are staying in a private room you can borrow a hairdryer from reception for free, you just need to pay a £5 deposit
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"go for a private room across the street."
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"Singles are all the way at the top of the stairs."
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"Excellent location"
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"staying in the rooms in the building down the street is much quieter being off the main road & being a..."
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