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Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel

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  • Average25%
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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 9 October 2017 via mobile

I got a private room for my two friends and I. Private rooms are in a different building which is good if you want some silence and quiet time but if something happens you will need to cross the street to get some help. Room...More

Thank Anabella F
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I stayed in a private room in a separate building from the reception. Staff were friendly and happy enough to store my things until it was time to check in (I came on the Caledonian Sleeper so got there really early). The room itself was...More

Thank Jean H
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

The hostel was basic for 1 night in a shared room with multiple bunks. 4 beds (2bunks) in each cubicle separated by a curtain. The light didn't work and I had to get dressed in the dark. The hostel shows a lot of wear and...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Perfectly fine hostel! We got a free upgrade, which was amazing, though it meant we lived in the private quarters in a seperate building where the bathrooms were a bit dodgy, especially compared to the nice ones at the main building. However the location was...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Privately and dorms are in different buildings - privates are across the street in an apartment building. Location is very central yet our room was back-facing so quiet at night. The room was good - clean, quite big and decent decor. Good for the price....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
USD 22 - USD 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 22 - USD 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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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
5 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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