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This hostel was one of our favorites so far on our trip through Scotland! It's located on this quaint little street with tons of shops, is only a 3 minute walk from Greyfriar's Bobby statue and cemetery, and is only a 10-15 minute walk from...More
Thank Celia L
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 4 July 2017
Thank you for all your positive comments. We are so pleased we where your favorite hostel on your trip through Scotland. Its great to hear our Location and Staff where a hit and that you liked your room. We have asked our housekeeping to check...More
This is a great place for exploring Edinburgh. The staff is helpful. The rooms are clean. Their is a bar which closes at midnight. If you want to sleep pre-midnight, I'd ask for a room that is away from the bar. My room was over...More
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 14 June 2017
We are so pleased you loved our location and appreciated our friendly staff. Thanks for the suggestion for our hallway doors which do have soft close mechanisms but they may need adjusting. Thanks for the heads up and we are on the case. We hope...More
Stayed here for 2 nights for my mates stag do weekend and couldn't of wished for a better located hostel. Right smack bang near the pubs and clubs. The staff were very welcoming and helpful when asked about local information and the hostel was very...More
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 8 June 2017
Thank you for your great feedback . We are so pleased you and your friends enjoyed your stay with us. BB Manager :)
Friendly staff. Laundry machines available. Showers were a bit small. Location is good, near many restaurants and on the old town area. The room floor was a bit moist all the time, but that propably was to do with the weather also.More
Thank Niina M
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 2 June 2017
Thank you for the awesome 5 star rating. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes it was very warm and humid during your stay which is very unusual for Edinburgh but nice for a change. Thanks again for the great feedback....More
I stayed with my friend in a private room with a double bunk at bottom and single at top. The room was great! Spacious and clean with comfy beds. Views across to the entrance to Greyfriars. Being close to the road it was noisey and...More
Thank Kate B
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 31 May 2017
We are so pleased you liked our spacious rooms and that you found our reception staff to be friendly and helpful . We are so sorry if our bar staff failed to deliver the best possible customers service and we have passed your comments onto...More
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USD 19 - USD 55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
Hi there. The bathrooms we have are as follows. Some of our bathrooms are mixed gender , what this means is that the sinks areas are the the only sections that are mixed and shared. The Showers areas are Private pods that... More
Hi there. The bathrooms we have are as follows. Some of our bathrooms are mixed gender , what this means is that the sinks areas are the the only sections that are mixed and shared. The Showers areas are Private pods that have a shower area and a changing area in front that are completely private. The toilets are also private cubicles. We also have a couple of Male only and female only Bathrooms in our hostel that are specifically single sex. These bathrooms have showers that have privacy shower screen and curtains and of course the toilets are completely private cubicles also. We hope this explains our bathroom set up for you . We hope you decide to book with us. BB Crew :)
Hi there we are unfortunately not offering weekly rates at the moment. We do have a longer stay section of the hostel but this is fully booked at the moment. Our standards rates are very low at the moment to encourage our... More
Hi there we are unfortunately not offering weekly rates at the moment. We do have a longer stay section of the hostel but this is fully booked at the moment. Our standards rates are very low at the moment to encourage our guests to stay longer. We hope this information is helpful to you. BB Crew :)