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Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel

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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Family Rooms
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Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
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All reviewsself catering kitchenluggage lockersshared roomroom was cleanlaundry facilitiestoilet and showerprivate bathroomfree wifitrain stationomni centremin walkgreat central locationstayed here for two nightscooked breakfastgreat showerwould stay againprinces street
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Despite having booked a shared room, they put me in a room with 2 beds, so it was almost a private room, with the toilet and shower in the room. The room was spacious, clean, the staff was helpful and the breakfast was delicious! Very...More

Thank Micheletk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel is near the central of Edinburgh, many attractions, and many good restaurants. It is also near the Edinburgh Waverley station. I walk from the station to the hostel just in 10 minutes. The staffs are nice and friendly. I choose the six female...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The seating area and kitchen equipment have seen better days. Weak WIFI that worked intermittently. Worst still - the service staff were generally cold and indifferent. We like the location, as it is within walking distance to the city center and the upcoming Leith area....More

Thank Boon L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good option. Not exactly near the old town or princess street but at a very comfortable distance from it. I would totally recommend it. Good environment and friendly staff. I staying in a twin room, which had the most comfortable beds. If...More

Thank priya832
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The two key elements that characterize this hostel are (1) noise and (2) hair. I stayed for 4 nights in one of the three single rooms and I know what I'm talking about. First, the noise. The single rooms with private bathroom are 105, 205,...More

Thank Vito L
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Central Youth HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to post and let us know about your stay. This is not the standards we set ourselves at site and I have passed yur commets onto the team to fully investigate. Please be assured we take this very seriously....More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
USD 30 - USD 162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
USD 30 - USD 162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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rossnatcarl
7 August 2017|
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Response from sightseercumrambler | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't think they provide kettles in the bedrooms but there are coffee-making facilities on the basement floor near the washing machines.
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Morag G
18 May 2017|
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Response from SYHAHostelling | Property representative |
Hello, I am sorry but we don't have any parking facilities at the Youth Hostel. There is on street parking available within the vicinity of the hostel. Lorna
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"The rooms at the front can get noisy with traffic."
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"Rooms at the front are quite noisy as road outside is busy although we slept well anyway."
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"All rooms are en-suite and they are really good."
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"Try get a room away from main road"
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