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St Andrews Tourist Hostel

Hostelworld.comUSD 26*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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The Dalles, Oregon
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The building the hostel is in is cute! The staff was very friendly even though I was late for checking in (I had a rental car and got lost oops). I think the location was good and they were very helpful with things to do in the city!

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Bergamo, Italy
Reviewed 16 January 2017

It is the only hostel in town and this is quite clear from the not good service you receive. Competition often helps. Rooms were cold. You have to pay 1 pound more if you pay by card and this is not stated in booking.com or hostelworld.com. The kitchen has opening times and sometimes they also arrive late to open it...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had no choice but to stay here, the St. Andrews Tourist Hostel being the only youth Hostel in town. The place is morose, gloomy, and the bathrooms and bedrooms are dirty. The bedrooms are crowded (we were 10 sleeping in a 15 square metres bedroom). The staff was ok. The positive point being : spending the night here is...

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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I booked on line and was asked what time I would like to book in. I selected 1-2 as I had plans in St Andrews on Saturday 26th of November. I got there in plenty time only to fine I couldn't book until 5pm which was no good for my plans. A resident let me into the hall and it...

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Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This is a hostel, not a B&B or hotel. It is basic. Breakfast is available, but good only for those with a very sweet tooth. All toilets, showers and other areas are unisex, including dormitories. Bring your own towel & toiletries. Nothing is provided. Not sure how often bedding is changed.

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Thank G D
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The overall scruffiness of the place is understandable given the price. However, the hostel owners seem to consider hot water to be a luxury which is only available between 5 to 10 am and pm. Despite this some showers don't have hot water even during these hours.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This hostel is quite basic, we stayed in a 8 beds room. It's quite clean, but one of the facilities had no hot water and there were just 2 showers with hot water. The common kitchen is closed by night and they open it at 8 am, which means that you can hardly cook yourself a proper breakfast before 8....

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Valencia
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Aceptable Acceptable Good hostel if you are not very demanding. It is well located. The rooms are not especially large, but the worst is that there are no lockers to store luggage. The public rooms are fine. It is recommended for one or two nights hostel.

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Came here for three days at the end of August while doing a course at the University. It's by a mile the cheapest place to stay in St Andrews, and in many ways a typical hostel in the top two floors of a huge Victorian townhouse. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and happily recommended excellent restaurants and gave...

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I stayed here three nights and the hostel served its purpose for a cheap place to crash in a pretty town, and escape the Edinburgh Fringe Fest weekend prices. The staff are great and really make the place. There's a kitchen, a lounge with a TV either playing movies or music (like Neil Young, Simon and Garfunkel - props for...

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Located in the heart of the historic old town, this newly opened hostel has been given a 3 star rating by Scottish tourist board. Five minutes from the bus station and all local attractions. Lively hostel with a cozy atmosphere and friendly staff who will advise you on bookings and travel arrangements. Newly fitted self catering kitchen, large lounge/dining room, with satellite TV and DVD, free tea/coffee, e-mail access, and no curfew. Book a bed ahead service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about St Andrews Tourist Hostel

Address: St Mary's Place | Inchape House, St Andrews KY16 9UY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St Andrews
Price Range: $24 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — St Andrews Tourist Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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“Wake up early for hot water”
klaura806, 15 Nov 2015 | Read review
“don t visit”
223neilw, 25 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I would not advise anyone staying here.”
2CateS, 17 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Room 6. It's the best room.”
Emma_Gerritse, 7 May 2014 | Read review
“The rooms upstairs are much colder than the rooms on the lower floors”
568maryf, 8 Feb 2014 | Read review
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