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    Budget Backpackers

    37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JR, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent34%
    • Very good44%
    • Average13%
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    “bed dorm” (40 reviews)
    “great location” (90 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 7 May 2014

    My boyfriend and I decided to go on holidays to Scotland and Edinburgh was our first stop. We only booked like two days before we arrived there, so it was pretty much last minute. The location is brilliant, the hostel is located on probably most...More

    1  Thank SuziDr
    Reviewed 6 May 2014

    Stayed here for three nights in april/may 2014, and had a good experience with this hostel. We were welcomed in a good way, and the staff continued to be helpful throughout our stay. We stayed in both a 2 bed private and 4 bed dorm,...More

    Thank EisenT
    Reviewed 29 April 2014 via mobile

    Hi Stayed here at the weekend First time in a hostel so wasn't sure what to expect The place is clean and tidy and the staff were great Would definitely stay again It's very close to a few good bars and clubs

    Thank James T
    Reviewed 28 April 2014

    We stayed here for 3 nights in April 2009. Was my first backpacking experience and I enjoyed it so much that Iv stayed in hostels for all my subsequent trips across Europe...the guided tour is pretty fantastic but what worked well for me was the...More

    Thank vineet_agrwl
    Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

    Experience didn't start off too well. Had to wait a 3 hours until our room was ready, however it did give us an opportunity to see a bit of the city before we settled in. Found that some of the toilets were cramped and a...More

    Thank sallen86
    Old Town Chambers
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    #3 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    0.3 km
     
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    Ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile
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    0.4 km
     
    The Balmoral Hotel
    3,920 reviews
    #14 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
    0.6 km
     
    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Laundry Service
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 18 - US$ 44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 300
    • Location
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    • Scotland >
    • Edinburgh >
    • Old Town / Cowgate
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    • Budget Backpackers Hotel Edinburgh ,
    • Budget Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
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    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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    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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    "Stay in a room close to open fields, there are no airconditioners"
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    "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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