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Reviewed 28 May 2016

This hostel is reasonably priced, so we did not have high expectations for it. The staff members were really nice and helpful, and the room was fine for the one night stay. My friend and I were in a dorm with 4 other people, so we had adequate space for our things and the beds were comfortable enough. It is...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night in Edinburgh before moving to more permanent accommodation. Hostel is inside an old church, which is interesting in a way, but as a result the rooms are quite small and the walls thin. Bathrooms and showers were good and clean. Location is fine, although a bit of a walk into the center of the city....

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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

The hostel is a little threadbare but is kept pretty clean by the staff who all seemed relatively friendly. The private rooms are basic but comfortable which is all you need from a hostel. The bathroom was clean and worked as you'd expect one to work. The only issue was that the walls were very thin and everything from the...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Pros: Close to the city centre (10 minute walk) Bar Plenty of showers Large cooking area Tv room Cons: No parking Walls are paper, paper thin Asked for a double room but on arrival was given a very small twin

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2016

The hostel is super quirky and I love the cute, weird decor mixed with local artists and the old church stained glass. The bar is pretty good, clientele pretty friendly. Showers are good (for a hostel). The building is very cold, as I would expect from a converted church in Scotland, but the rooms do only have tiny heaters in...

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2016

stayed one night and NEVER AGAIN. It's a nice quirky building, a converted church but was absolutely freezing like we were sleeping outside, it was minus 3 when we visited and they turn the heating off at night, you cannot walk around without a coat and scarf on! Staff were friendly and really nice though, they have a cool bar...

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Sirtori, Italy
Reviewed 29 February 2016

A church location sounds appealing, doesn't it? Well, it would, actually, if the guests had the chance to see something more than its vault... Still, having decorated each room different and cluttered every spare space with the most diverse objects, makes it look lovely characterised -that kind of kitsch which is original and good-looking. Unfortunately, I cannot say we had...

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Brick, New Jersey
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Stayed in a mixed dormitory and the rooms were clean and comfortably heated for the cold Edinburgh weather. Linens were provided along with a thick comforter. Every guest gets a secure locker. Bathrooms and showers are ridiculously clean. The common room is colorful and fun with a kitchen and wifi. Very secure with a code to get in after you...

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Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a weekend with 14 of my friends, the people were so nice to us & hooked us up with our own rooms before we got there. The rooms are decorated cool each with a different theme. The common area downstairs is nice and chilled, with a 24 hour (which they had to restock a few times throughout...

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Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Just home from a brilliant weekend here! There was a group of 14 of us split between three rooms, staff were brilliant fun and very accommodating. Rooms were clean, showers were perfect, very clean and they have a 24 hour bar which is cheap! Location was perfect for us walking distance of the city centre, sights and nightclubs! Can't thank...

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Stockbridge & Dean Village
Just downhill of New Town and attractively straddling a river near the elegant Royal Botanic Garden, it’s small wonder that Stockbridge became one of the city’s first hip neighbourhoods. It’s now one of Edinburgh’s most desirable, though many bohemian touches have fallen away as its residents have matured and the area has gentrified. Some second-hand shops cling on, but mostly residents display refined tastes in basement bistros, gastropubs, coffee and antique shops, boutiques and delis and at the Sunday farmers' market. A pleasant ten-minute walk away, along a leafy riverside path beside the gurgling Water of Leith, lies Dean Village. This sleepy neighborhood of medieval half-timbered houses still retains much of the village feel it had when watermills plied their trade here. Beyond, the wooded riverside path feels even more remote as it climbs to the sculpture gardens of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
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Additional Information about Belford Hostel

Address: 6-8 Douglas Gardens, Edinburgh EH4 3DA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Stockbridge & Dean Village
Price Range: $30 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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