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    37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JR, Scotland
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    • Excellent34%
    • Very good44%
    • Average13%
    • Poor5%
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    “bed dorm” (40 reviews)
    “great hostel” (37 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 574 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Negative Dark room Positive Very friendly staff!!! Beautiful room Bequemes Bett Clean bathroom Cheap bar within the hostel Good wifi connection everywhere 2 minutes away from Grassmarket Functional kitchenMore

    Thank wirbelwynd
    Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded yesterday

    Thank you for taking the time to review us and giving us a 5 star rating. We are not sure why your room would be dark but we have asked our maintenance to check all the light bulbs just in case the wrong wattage bulb...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I've stayed at almost every hostel in Edinburgh. I can tell you the ones to stay at and the ones to stay away from. This hostel while not perfect (few are), delivers everything you need at a great price. Cleanliness is excellent considering how busy...More

    Thank Fred L
    Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    Hey thank you for your comprehensive review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that you have taken the time to post this positive review. We appreciate all your comments and we hope that you will stay with us again when...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I booked a twin room and it was tidy and well kept. Bed wasn't the comfiest but was good enough to sleep in. Showers were a bit of a problem as were very small so not much room to change when getting in/out and there...More

    Thank Dan W
    Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for the good feedback. Our mattresses are hotel standard but we have asked our housekeeping team to check the room you stayed in just in case the mattress need to be replaced. Thanks for the heads up. We hope you had a safe...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Lovely place, quirky, clean, cool. Its a great location, not far from train station, right in the middle of everything, grass market a stones throw away Though was told i couldn't add haggis to my scrambled egg order, but if i get it in a...More

    Thank Gareth D
    Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for the awesome feedback. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we very much hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. BB Manager :)

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The best hostel in Edinburgh easily, clean rooms, good social areas, location is perfect. Central Edinburgh, right on one of the main night time thoroughfares. Staff were both swift and caring, enabling ambient textures travellers appreciate.

    Thank Gordon S
    Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you so very much for the awesome review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we so appreciate you taking the time to post this cool review. BB Manager :)

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    Jodie027
    8 June 2017|
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    Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
    Yes There are ironing facilities in the hostel. :)
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    rgs1997
    15 April 2017|
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    Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
    Hi there. The bathrooms we have are as follows. Some of our bathrooms are mixed gender , what this means is that the sinks areas are the the only sections that are mixed and shared. The Showers areas are Private pods that... More
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    Caligiiiirl_19
    12 December 2016|
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    Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
    Hi there we are unfortunately not offering weekly rates at the moment. We do have a longer stay section of the hostel but this is fully booked at the moment. Our standards rates are very low at the moment to encourage our... More
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