Stayed here at the end of May over the Bank Holiday weekend, as part of a 12 person stag do. It's worth noting if you are travelling alone or in a small group that the hostel caters for a number of stag/hen dos.
The hostel itself was fairly clean and tidy and reasonably well decorated and furnished. Unfortunately the rooms were tiny - you are lucky if there is 50cm between you and the next bunk. The mattresses were a bit tired with uncomfortable springs and the pillows were flat and lumpy.
The bathrooms/toilets/showers were small, and a bit dirty and in need of modernisation. Some of the showers didn't work and when there are 3 showers shared between about 25 people that matters!
The breakfast was cheap and decent at £2 per head, and the staff were very friendly and helpful.
I probably wouldn't stay here again. A redeeming factor is the location - 10 minutes walk to Princes St and Murrayfield.
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