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    Budget Backpackers

    37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JR, Scotland
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          Overview
          • Excellent33%
          • Very good41%
          • Average13%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible4%
          Travellers talk about
          “bed dorm” (40 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Kitchenette
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Castle Rock Hostel
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          #3 of 202 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
           
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          Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

          It's walking distance to Greyfriars, elephant cafe, Victoria street, grassmarket and other tourist attractions. The hostel is clean, bed linen is clean, toilets are clean. This hotel has a nice cool cafe. The security of the hostel is good because you need a security pass...More

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          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget Backpackers

          Thanks for the great feedback. We are so pleased you liked our location and high level of Cleanliness and Security. Thanks again and we hope you had a safe onward journey after checking out. BB Manager :)

          Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

          This was my first and last time to stay in a hostel. Location was good, its in the centre of old town. Three friends and I shared a 4 bed room which was spacious. However it was so hot , I mean couldn't breathe kinda...More

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          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget Backpackers

          Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are pleased you liked our Location but sad you did not enjoy the hostel experience. All our rooms have heating in them that have controllable radiators that can be turned off for guests comfort. We...More

          Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

          We had an amazing time in Edinburgh and staying at Budget Backpackers was a very good choice! The team is very nice and help out with any questions, the showers and kitchen work just fine and the beds are very comfortable! As the hostel is...More

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          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget Backpackers

          Its always great to hear that our guests have had such a great time while staying with us. Thanks for the awesome feedback and we hope to see you back again soon. BB Crew :)

          Reviewed 13 March 2017

          Everything was fantastic. Amazing staff, astonishing travelers and.community, great facilities, though the kitchen gets quite busy at midday or between 8-9pm. If you go to the bar, give a try tp the ,,caledonian three hops,,!! During tye year you can get a bed for six...More

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          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget Backpackers

          Wow what a fantastic review. Thank you so very much for taking the time and reviewing us and giving us such a fantastic recommendation to our future guests. We are so happy you had a great time with us and we hope you will stay...More

          Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

          The hostel was great, good ubication, clean and confortable, the staff was friendly with one exception, Cristina, she was rude everyday and not helpful at all. I also recomend to do the free walking tour with other company, not with the hostel.More

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          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget Backpackers

          Hi we are so pleased you liked our hostel and found it clean comfortable and friendly. We can only apologise if one of our staff failed to deliver on customer service. We have passed your comments onto our customer service team to ensure all our...More

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          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 17 - US$ 56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 300
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          • Location
          • United Kingdom >
          • Scotland >
          • Edinburgh >
          • Old Town / Cowgate
          • Also Known As
          • Budget Backpackers Hotel Edinburgh ,
          • Budget Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland
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          Traveller (145)
          Dining (82)
          Room & Suite (67)
          Hotel & Grounds (156)
          Family and Play Areas (3)
          Bathroom (1)
          Nearby
          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
          ...More
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          rgs1997
          Hi, the hostel looks very modern and clean in the images. My question is about your shower facilities - I am just slightly confused and wanted to confirm what the facilities are like as in your photographs they appear to be lovely private cubicles in very good condition but in a review it describes completely open showers with no privacy? What is the situation with this? Thanks :)
          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
          Hi! Do you guys have weekly rates?
          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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          GiseBocco
          Hi, I was just reading previous guests reviews and after reading some of them I wanted know if the shared bathrooms are unisex or if you have bathroom and shower facilities for female only use. Also do the showers are separated by stalls? Thanks in advance
          20 July 2015|
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          Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
          Hi There . Some of our bathrooms are unisex . It is worth noting that it is only the sink areas that are unisex . The showers are obviously completely private. They are designed to give complete privacy and incorporate a... More
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          Room Tips
          "Perhaps a room on one of the lower floors if you need wifi"
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          "Excellent location, good atmosphere."
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          "if you wanna meet people, get to the 30 beds room. What a great place to spend some nights"
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          "Get a lower floor if you have problem with stairs; also for better wifi."
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