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Newcastle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2013

If you want a clean, free parking, reasonably priced, with free Wi-Fi and a breakfast that is the king of all breakfasts, then check this place out. It’s about 5 miles from Edinburgh in this lovely village where the people, the pubs and restaurants (which are 2 minutes’ walk) are very good. The B & B is run by Sandra... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2012

The location is great. Central but out of the way enough that you're not worried about noise etc. We're three people staying in one bedroom with a bunk bed (double on the bottom, single on the top). The beds were a little uncomfortable and are in need of being replaced but they didn't ruin our stay. The place was fairly... More 

Thank Smitmoll
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 17 September 2011

Great location!! We had the same problem with getting in, however this only lasted 40 minutes. The lady Jana was very helpful and polite. Kitchen and seating area was nice, bathroom was okay, nice hot water. The mattress was uncomfortable however it was bearable. Loved Edinburgh, we had a fabulous time. If you are just after a short break and... More 

Thank sam h
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2011

First off, the location was great, right in the centre of everything. That was about the only good thing about this place. It wasn't the cheapest, and it was kind of dirty in spots. For example the bathroom ceiling had mould growing all over it and it had obviously been attempted to be wiped off but they did a poor... More 

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Reviewed 20 July 2011

Bad quality and expensive. We leave one night before planned. They said they will refund us the last night to our credit card but they didn't. They don't reply my e-mails.

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Reviewed 12 June 2011

We were very happy with this hostel/apartment. It is in a great location. It had a microwave, stove, laundry and fridge in the main area as well as a very clean and secure room. However, getting in was a bit confusing. As I found out later, we had gotten an email with specific directions on how to enter but we... More 

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Additional Information about Old School House Hostel

Address: 5 Drummond St., Edinburgh EH8 9TT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Old School House Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland

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