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Royal Mile Backpackers
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Me and my friend went to Edinburgh without no place to stay the night. Luckily there's much hostels to choose from! This hostel is near everything. Two minutes walk from Waverly bridge which is the place where bus comes from the airport. In Royal Mile there's lots of nice little pubs with cheap whiskey ;) and everything you wanna see is really near the hostel. Castle, museum of Scotland, museum of Edinburgh, shopping malls, Arthur's seat, Calton hill etc.
Hostel itself was really nice and the staff was friendly and helpful. You can get free coffee and tea there and also cook your own food. Price is good, only 12 pounds per night and beds are comfortable! Showers and toilets also in good condition. I liked!

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 9 October 2012

Friendly staff, nice rooms, and extremely easy access to all the popular tourist destinations in Edinburgh. Free wi-fi was also a plus. The breakfast was nothing to write home about, but for the very cheap price of the stay, no complaints at all.

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 3 September 2012

Actually this was an average hostel with a great location. It was not clean but in an acceptable condition. I think I was not the first one to use my bedlinens!!! There was a weird smell of dirt in the room, it was probably because of the already used linen and not well cleaned carpet on the floor. I can not tell you to avoid it; but get ready to stay in an average hostel!

  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 5 July 2012

The very reason why I love this hostel so much is because people there are very humble, especially the receptionist. Then, the location can't be better, just a view minutes from Edinburgh Castle. Even in my room, I can sit on the window and watch peoples walking in Royal Mile :D

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 2 July 2012

I really enjoyed this hostel, and it's so cheap!
A nice cheap breakfast, friendly staff, spacious rooms and a good kitchen and gathering area.
It also has a great view of the royal mile and so close to everything!

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 19 June 2012

I was there with my parents (53) and we were absolutely satisfied :) Friendly stuff, clean, we slept well, great location and enough space for our luggage.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 13 June 2012

Nice place! They even have old shampoos and stuff to reuse that folks left behind. Nice lockers, plenty of outlets, a little discount with places down the street, helpful staff, and wifi. Needs are met here. Nice.

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Royal Mile Backpackers

Address: 105 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
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Ranked #27 of 218 Speciality Lodging in Edinburgh
Price Range: £9 - £32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Royal Mile Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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