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A1 Playfair House Hostel

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8 Blenheim Place | Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5JH, Scotland
12.9 km to Edinburgh Airport
12 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
1.3 km from Arthur's Seat
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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

Date of stay: August 2007
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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

Date of stay: June 2002
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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

Date of stay: June 2006
2  Thank nathaliea38
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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USD 14 - USD 24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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A1 Playfair House Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 14 - USD 24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
A1 Playfair House Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
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