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St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh

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Baldock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a cheap place to just sleep on a busy trip. The staff were very friendly and it is in a great location for the city centre. However our group of 5 was split up which left 2 people on their own in separate rooms. My room had an en-suite which had some slight mould on the ceiling, and...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good nice hostel. Extremely friendly staff, both hostel and bar staff. Decent food served. Located in the centre of the city. Only complaint I have is the elevator. Staying on the top floor and it's pretty daunting if you're claustrophobic as if feels like it'll just stop and be stuck in there. Other than that, good hostel.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Proper hostel, a couple of minutes away from Waverley train station. Clean rooms and bed sheets, plus, curtains in every single bed! Nice pub with live music, helpfull staff and breakfast for just 3 extra pounds.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Decent hostel just in front of the Waverley train station. Clean rooms and areas, very nice pub with live music events and nice breakfast just for 3extra pounds. The staff was friendly and helpful. Extra credit for the curtains in every single bed, so you can be kind of isolated.

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

In many websites, the fact that this place has kitchen facilities is advertised. Fake and dishonest information. All you get is a kettle,and a microwave.not even plates or a cup. I understand the fee is very low, but if you say you have a kitchen is because you have it. No soul

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STCHostels, Manager at St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out to leave us a review. We are sorry to hear you were disappointed with the lack of kitchen facilities, as you said we do have a microwave and kettle as well as a fridge for our guests to use. Cutlery and plates are available from the bar and we offer all our guests...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This hostel is 60 seconds away from waverley train station and less than 5 mins from the royal mile too! Its in an ideal location and the prices are great - as is the bar downstairs and the staff ;) The reason I wouldn't give it 5/5 is because the showers and the toilets were not always clean and the...

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STCHostels, Manager at St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review, we appreciate all feedback as it helps us monitor and improve our hostel. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! We do have an amazing location in the heart of Edinburgh and our staff always do what they can to make guests feel welcome :) We are sorry to...

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Saint Christopher's inn is not the cheapest hostel but it is a lovely hostel, clean and tidy with a bar there and a selection of food, i will stay here again when I go back to Scotland, and about 10mins walk from the bus station :)

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STCHostels, Manager at St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us, we look forward to seeing you again some time soon! :) Kind regards, St Christopher's Edinburgh

Kent, UK
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This hostel is absolutely perfectly located on the edge of the old town, just a few minutes walk from the Royal Mile on one side and Waverley Station on the other. Super friendly staff and a handy area to store your luggage if you arrive too early to check in. I was in a double room, but was glad I...

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STCHostels, Manager at St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We really appreciate the comments as they help us to monitor and improve our hostel :) We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall experience with us! Unfortunately with the old building we have we are limited to the space in each room however we do our best to try and give guests...

Paris
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Good points: great location, free laundry, nice staff. Nice bar and restaurant where you can have a discount on the menu Bad points: No kitchen, you have to eat at the restaurant of the hotel or outside. It's unfortunate.

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STCHostels, Manager at St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, it is greatly appreciated as it helps us to improve our hostel. We are glad you enjoyed our wonderful location and the free laundry service we have on offer for our guests, it goes down a treat with backpackers! We unfortunately don't have our own full kitchen facilities however we do have a fridge, kettle...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great hostel, good customer service and nice breakfast in the morning. Easy to find and right in the heart of the city close to all the local attractions etc. I really enjoyed my stay and I would definitely recommend it and if I am ever back again in Edinburgh and this place is available I will be back :)

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STCHostels, Manager at St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review! It's so nice to hear when guests have enjoyed themselves and leave us feedback. Hopefully we will see you again soon! Much love, St Christopher's Edinburgh

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Great Location Opposite Edinburgh Dungeons and minutes away from Edinburgh Castle. We're across the street from the train station. Fun Atmosphere A great selection of food and drinks in the Belushi's bar, with fantastic party nights, and pub crawls to meet travellers, and locals. Known for Quality Our Edinburgh hostel has a wide selection of room types, a female only dorm, free walking tours and a free continental breakfast. 24 Hour Reception Open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. ... more   less 

Additional Information about St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh

Address: 9-13 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $25 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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tashechka35, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“4 bedroom ensuite highly recommended. Ask for room 45/46 which both have a good view over the city. Plus they are quieter with less noise.”
644kieranb, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Level 2 is laundry room, which has wifi. Not sure but if you can get a room closer to laundry or common room, you may be able to get wifi.”
Blue_wayfarer, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“rooms with fewer people are worth the extra cost”
JillKampalaUganda, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The higher up you are, the fewer pub goers you can hear”
lisamQ4668RZ, 16 Dec 2015 | Read review
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