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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice and clean hostel with superb location! The street outside can be a bit noisy so bring earplugs, but it’s not too bad, we slept great and the beds are comfy. Would have loved a curtain by the beds to block out some light and...More

Thank Kajsa B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome hostel right next to the central station. Shared bathroom between all guests but it was always very clean. Staff were helpful and willing to help with any issues. The shared kitchen space was comfortable and a good place to meet other travellers

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The baxter had very friendly staff and great rooms. Came with a group and was room for all of us, slept by the window to help with the hot rooms and slept like a baby (comfy beds). In a great location close to Waverly station...More

Thank Scarlett S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I checked out and left Edinburgh 5 hours ago, and can’t believe I miss going back so much, and the hostel is certainly one if the biggest reasons! So I’m moving my comment from booking to here and hopefully more people can see it. Oh...More

Thank faithcao
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving in Waverly Station it took me 5 minutes to get there. Very nice and clean place, very friendly staff. I wouldn't have asked for more for this price. The shower is a small logistical challenge, but I admire the clever way to install 4...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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USD 27 - USD 304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 27 - USD 304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (82)
Room & Suite (55)
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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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Fernando O
1 September 2015|
Response from annehogwarts |
It depends on which room you stay. The room I stayed was ok, very quiet, but I woke up in the midnight by the sound of people throwing beer/wine bottles outside, tho that didn't last for long. There's a bar downstairs, I'm... More
Room Tips
"If you need a private ensuite, simply DON'T GO!"
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"I was in a 6 beds dorm, had a very good sleep"
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"Carry access card always, even to loo, since u need it to get back to room!"
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"The hostel is on the first floor with no elevator, so choose accordingly."
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