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    High Street Hostel

    8 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NE, Scotland
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    Reviewed 23 January 2016

    This was perfectly adequate and nice for what I needed it for, a solo week holiday in Edinburgh. Most of the staff were really nice (except for a couple, specifically the guy I checked in with. I understand that he had been on the overnight...More

    Thank CaityUK
    Reviewed 17 January 2016

    I come here every year when visiting the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, staying for 2-4 weeks, and I can't fault it. Friendly staff, clean, comfortable rooms. Showers and toilets shared between each floor, but kept nice and clean, and the shower pods are nice and private....More

    Thank GemmaTrusty
    Reviewed 10 January 2016

    This hostel comes across as an unusual mix of a historic building (complete with replica medieval sets of armour) with a very noticeable, although superficial, hippy/anarchist vibe. In contrast to other reviewers, I found the bunk beds impressively comfortable by virtue of being set on...More

    Thank Steven G
    Reviewed 1 January 2016

    First thing we saw in the middle of the night when we arrived was a great medieval building.When we entered it turned out they couldnt find our booking (booked via hostelworld in October).Finally the manager came down and found it. The room we stayed in...More

    Thank 517Magdalenka517
    Response from Andy G, Manager at High Street HostelResponded 2 January 2016

    Hi, Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear your stay did not meet your expections and we will do what we can to make the experience better for future guests. Our rooms are cleaned every day and we provide laundry facilities for...More

    Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

    The location is the best part about this hostel. It's within walking distance to most attractions, close to a supermarket and on the corner of the street there's a busstop for the hop-on-hop-off bus tour (dont recommend the tour though) and opposite, the 35 bus...More

    Thank Michaela L
    Response from Andy G, Manager at High Street HostelResponded 1 January 2016

    Hi. Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear you had a great stay. Our facilities are cleaned every day, so I am sorry to hear about your experience and make sure we can improve in the future. Happy to have had you...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$ 16 - US$ 77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 159
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    • Old Town / Cowgate
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    Old Town
    Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
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    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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    Caligiiiirl_19
    25 November 2016|
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    Response from Andy G |
    Hi, I'm afraid we don't offer weekly rates and the maximum stay is two weeks.
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    Hayley O
    20 April 2016|
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    Response from Andy G |
    Hi Hayley. Our breakfast is £1.90 and we do have gluten-free cereal as an option. There's a car park at the Travelodge Hotel around the corner and it is £15 for 24h. Hope this helps. Your High Street Hostel team.
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    "great location, low price"
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    "If you have lots of baggage, request a lower floor, it's a very old building and there are no lifts..."
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    "Try to get a room that is not facing the street, if noise bothers you!"
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    "Improve the staff during Hogmanay, it got understaffed during this date."
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