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Malaga, Spain
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our stay here was a disaster. We booked two entire rooms for our group in orden to be alone and they put other people in our already paid beds. Solutions late. Shower dirty and water wouldnt last enough. Receptionist without any solution (it was the manager who solved the many problems the staff caused). Good location, but I wont come...

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redcar, england
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I go to edinburgh a lot and had previously stayed several times at another hostel thinking it was the best the city had to offer, that was until my stay at st christopher inn. The best were amazing! Having privacy curtains, your own light and own charge ports on every bed is a god send. I was in an 18...

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Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The worst ever: very dirty, disgusting, insects in a room and in a bathroom. There was a leakage in the bathroom and they refused to repair it. The water dropped down every 20 seconds and it was challenging to fall asleep. Guess what they offered me at the reception: another room? Any compensation for the discomfort? No way: ear plugs......

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and three friends planned on staying here for two nights but had to leave after one traumatic nights stay and try to find somewhere else on a busy weekend in Edinburgh. Not only were the rooms dusty and dirty but just as we were going to turn off the light to go to sleep one of the girls spotted...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was staying in a 6 bed dorm with my friend. The room was small with zero ventilation. The location is good and that is the only good part about the hostel. The common area was cramped up with water leakage on the ceiling and absolutely no cutlery and utensils for bringing your own stuff.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Primary plus point is the excellent location from airport bus and the train station. Easy walk to the main attractions in town too. Have to pay to use the paid lockers to keep your luggage as the place is extremely strict with the check in and check out timings. Breakfast is simple but decent.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Well located hostel opposite the train station on the old town side. The key attractions including the castle and royal mile are all within walking distance As a hostel i wasn't overly impressed. The place feels run down and tired. If you are on an upper floor you will have to get used to climbing up and down as the...

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College Park, Maryland
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This hostel is worth it! It has nice rooms and good views. I got a 4 bed room for myself and three other friends and we had a lot of space, our own bathroom and shower and we all had great nights full of rest. This hostel is cheap and is in a prime location.

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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

They are not all the same, but they do know how to run a hostel properly. Loved the atmosthere and the vibes. Easy to talk to people. Helpful staff. Nothing to fault it. It is very centric, which is really convenient!

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I would come back to stay at this hostel for sure! Great for traveling on a budget. Located right near the bus stop from the airport and super close to the Royal Mile. What's convenient as well is you get a 25% discount off food at the Belushi's restaurant within the hostel as well. They have amazing burgers at the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $27 - $251 (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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 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles Blue_wayfarer, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“rooms with fewer people are worth the extra cost”
 of 5 bubbles JillKampalaUganda, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The higher up you are, the fewer pub goers you can hear”
 of 5 bubbles lisamQ4668RZ, 16 Dec 2015 | Read review
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