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This hostel is centrally located and I thoroughly enjoyed my stay. I choose this hostel because of it's location and because of it's authentic and homey appearance. I was not disappointed with my selection. The hostel is a little hidden from the main street but...More
Response from MacBackpackers, Manager at Royal Mile BackpackersResponded 1 week ago
thanks for the lovely review - so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! We're looking forward to your next visit!
This hostel was a pleasant place to stay in. The distance to the city centre and to all sights was not big, we walked everywhere; the centre of Edinburgh seems bigger than it actually is. The first time we almost missed it, it is nicely...More
Thank Eliška K
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago
good to hear you enjoyed your time here with us - thanks for the nice review.
Really sorry that you found some drunken guest in your bed - fortunately it doesn't happen very often that other guests just ignore that they are allocated...More
Definitely one of the better hostels I've stayed in. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the bathrooms are clean as well. The staff are good. Breakfast is good. Basic kitchen facilities. No issues.
Royal Mile backpackers is a small and homey hostel in a great area of Edinburgh. The facilities are adequate and the rooms were spacious. The common room was very small but cozy. Not the most social hostel, it seemed like a lot of long term...More
I usually stay in private hostel rooms, but we were in an 8 (4 bunk beds) bedded female room and it worked out fine. Check in was easy and quick with a good procedure and very security conscious. The room was very near the bathroom....More
Response from MacBackpackers, Manager at Royal Mile BackpackersResponded 9 May 2017
great to hear you enjoyed your stay at our wee hostel - thanks for the nice review. Sorry you were not happy with the temperature in your room. I know it can be difficult to agree on the temperature with several people sharing...More
US$ 16 - US$ 58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.