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    A1 Playfair House Hostel

    8 Blenheim Place | Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5JH, Scotland
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    Reviewed 29 August 2007

    The Hostel doesn't exist anymore. The building has collapsed. Anyway, itsowner and the manager continue renting rooms. I went there the 16st of August because I made an arrengement for 4 nights by web. The building was absolutely down (no walls, no nothing) and they...More

    1  Thank AtlantisSpain
    Reviewed 16 October 2006

    Beyond a doubt the worst accomodation I have ever had the misfortune to stay in! The whole place was filthy and smelly, there were exposed wires in the shower, there was nowhere secure to store anything, the kitchen was a mess, the staff and other...More

    1  Thank LW1
    Reviewed 26 June 2006

    Yuuk....Smelly, foul, dingy basement 'hostel' with grease running down the kitchen walls and dodgy stains on blankets, run by a greedy chain-smoking manager (Robert), who has obviously never heard of the word 'hygiene' and who takes random bookings before turning down people at the door!!!...More

    2  Thank nathalie a
    Reviewed 27 May 2005

    Don't expect what you see on the website to be what you get. First of all, they are virtually impossible to get ahold of. Secondly when I arrived there was an awful smell about the place. The door to my room was cracked and they...More

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    • Price range
    • USD 14 - USD 25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Edinburgh >
    • Broughton & Calton
    • Also Known As
    • A1 Playfair House Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
    malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
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    mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
    found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
    but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
    even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
    art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
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