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    Light House Hostel

    20 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
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    1 - 5 of 180 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I really enjoyed my stay at Light House. This place just feels like home. I was greeted by a smiling staff member who showed me to my dorm and gave me a tour of the hostel. The location is a short walk away (10-15 mins)...More

    Thank Veronicancan
    Reviewed 23 August 2017

    Being invited to be part of the opening of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo was a great honour. Finding accommodations during Edinburgh's busiest month - August, can be quite challenging. Finding affordable accommodations, almost impossible.....unless you book months ahead. Knowing that August in Edinburgh is...More

    Thank gcmountainman
    Reviewed 6 August 2017

    The hostel feels very cosy and is very clean. Good wifi and breakfast included. All facilities are available and it's very close to the centre of Edinburgh. The waiting time for the bathroom can be long and the rooms are also quite hot.

    Thank NBL09
    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    on arrival we were asked to put on used slippers that looked like they had been worn hunderds of times, and I'm not exaggerating, I was nearly sick and wanted to leave but couldn't as I had already paid for two nights. are room was...More

    Thank lucnh
    Response from Richardlo7, Owner at Light House HostelResponded 1 August 2017

    Thank you for leaving good ratings for our location, value and we are glad you enjoyed our free breakfast. We are puzzled by your comment on the slippers as we always provide clean, washed slippers for guests to use. Wearing of slippers is optional but...More

    Reviewed 3 May 2017

    My friend and I stayed in the all female dorm for a few nights and had the best experience here. The staff is so friendly and it felt like coming home every night rather than returning to a stressful hostel. The hostel itself is quiet...More

    Thank nicolemarie256
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    Jimmy M
    31 March 2017|
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    Response from Richardlo7 | Property representative |
    We provide towels on free-hire. You just need to put down a refundable £5 deposit for each towel. We hope to see you in Edinburgh.
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    Fernando O
    1 September 2015|
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    Response from Richardlo7 | Property representative |
    Hello Fernando, Our hostel is in a quiet neighbourhood, so it is quiet in the night. We also provide free ear plug if you require. I hope this helps.
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