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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible31%
15 Dec 2015
“Great location, Super Staff, Laid Back Atmosphere”
14 Sep 2014
“Great location, good rooms”
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Reviewed 13 July 2012

I give this hostel an average rating because I didn't stay here long enough (only for 1 night) to be able to fully judge it. We stayed in an 18 bed mixed dorm--I found the beds fine. The only problem is that for an 18-bed...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2012

Ok, it's a hostel. A cheap hostel. But, probably, the worst hostel I'va ever been in my (still young) life. We were a group of seven friends who wanted a cheap place for a two nights-stay in Edimburgh. What we got in Art Roch was...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2012

I booked this hostel and read the reviews afterwards and I was really concerned with what i had read in the reviews. The hostel was clean and quirky and the staff were very helpful, I saw a number of rooms as it was quite a...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2012

Had a 5 nights reservation..party of 4..2 out of 4 got infected with bed bugs..the day of our departure, the room was still been rented even thought they knew about it... Having bed bugs that is one think ( even in fancy hotels) but not...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2012

After I booked I decide to read reviews from this hostel in another webpage and the reviews were horrible and I was concerned but still decide to try and I dont regreted. The ambience is very nice. I loved it. It is not virginal clean...More

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United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
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Art Roch Hotel Edinburgh
Art Roch Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
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Traveller (27)
Room & Suite (11)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Old Town
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
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"It was in 2010, in March (Quite time) the street view to the square or the back view looking up at the Castle..."
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"Ask if the situation is now ok ( no more bed bugs)."
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"make sure your defo booked in before you travel"
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"Avoid room 207 like the plague!"
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