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    Light House Hostel

    20 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
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    • Excellent75%
    • Very good18%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible3%
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    “free breakfast” (18 reviews)
    “lounge room” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Free Parking
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    21 - 25 of 181 reviews

    Reviewed 12 June 2016

    The location is not as ideal as I had hoped. It is around a 15 - 20 minute walk (uphill) to the castle. The hostel is along a residential/guesthouse street which does mean that it is quiet at night time. The staff were helpful at...More

    Thank Globetrotter378
    Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

    I've just arrived here for three nights and the welcome was great. The hostel occupies three floors,no shoes policy applies there, you arrive and you get slippers! The room is for six people but spacious, very clean with your own locker. Quiet during night time....More

    Thank Emanuelleandro
    Reviewed 7 June 2016

    The staff was nice and helpful. It was clean and very well situated in the down town. The wifi worked perfectly. Several negative points: - not enough bathroom for the size of the hostel; - the kitchen is too small; - the breakfast is weak;...More

    1  Thank Navaja F
    Reviewed 13 May 2016

    Spent 3 days in Edinburgh with my daughter. Most enjoyable part was the chats we had in the Lighthouse Hostel kitchen, where we met people from Canada, Singapore, USA, Ireland, Portugal . . . Really nice place to stay, warm and friendly, peaceful yet plenty...More

    1  Thank NOELEEN M
    Reviewed 24 April 2016

    I have stayed in this hostel with a group of friends. The staff is very friendly and helpful, the place is cleaned and the breakfast is good. It is close to pretty much everything if you're willing to walk for a few minutes. Absolutely recommend...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 19 - US$ 85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
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    • Edinburgh >
    • West End
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    • Light House Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
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    sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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    Jimmy M
    31 March 2017|
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    Response from Richardlo7 | Property representative |
    We provide towels on free-hire. You just need to put down a refundable £5 deposit for each towel. We hope to see you in Edinburgh.
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    Fernando O
    1 September 2015|
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    Response from Richardlo7 | Property representative |
    Hello Fernando, Our hostel is in a quiet neighbourhood, so it is quiet in the night. We also provide free ear plug if you require. I hope this helps.
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    ""Choose beds away from the windows, the road is a bit noisy""
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    "All the rooms are quiet."
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    "Shower in the evening or night because it's too busy in the mornings!"
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    "Rooms facing the street and on the second floor are much cooler and quieter."
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