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    The Hostel

    3 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5DR, Scotland
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    Reviewed 1 November 2016

    The staff at this hostel really makes it what it is. Helen is an absolute angel. She seemed to have an answer for everything and was always fun and smiling. Our beds weren't ready when we checked in so she apologized, took care of it...More

    Thank Emilia B
    Response from The_Hostel_Ed, Manager at The HostelResponded 12 December 2016

    Hi Thanks for staying with us at The Hostel and for taking the time to leave a review. We are so happy you enjoyed yourselves with us. Helen is certainly a gem and really enjoyed meeting you. We always try to go out of our...More

    Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

    Amazing staff. We were three people, so we got a private room. The city centre is very near as the hay market station, and the beautiful st. Mary cathedral. Facilities weren't wery good: too small and cold. Staf gentile e simpatico. Abbiamo affittato, essendo in...More

    Thank Maurizio D
    Response from The_Hostel_Ed, Manager at The HostelResponded 12 December 2016

    Hi Thanks for staying with us at The Hostel and for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed our staff and our private room. During your stay, we had just begun a refurbishment which will see many of our facilities upgraded. We have already finished...More

    Reviewed 22 October 2016

    My friends and I have stayed in hostels before and we always had a pleasant experience (we're not too demanding: hot water, heating and cleanliness is pretty much everything we ask for). However, in The hostel we didn't get anything of the before mentioned; our...More

    Thank njezernik1
    Reviewed 22 October 2016

    The stuff is really nice and kind!! But that's the only positive thing about this hostel. What bothers me the most is that we have shared one bathroom with the whole hostel and not being warned about it before booking rooms. On their pager stays...More

    Thank lucijaa6
    Response from The_Hostel_Ed, Manager at The HostelResponded 12 December 2016

    Hi Thanks for staying at The Hostel. We are sorry we did not meet your expectations this time. Unfortunately we were refurbishing the bathroom on your floor during your stay. However, we have now finished this and it won't happen again. We have also had...More

    Reviewed 21 October 2016

    Stayed in the 14 bed dormitory for three nights and for the price I paid was happy with it. There are decent communal areas, probably one of the nicer bathrooms I've seen although could have done with more toilets. Helen on reception was really lovely...More

    Thank rakadactyl
    Response from The_Hostel_Ed, Manager at The HostelResponded 12 December 2016

    Hello Thanks for staying with us at The Hostel. We are so glad you had a good stay and that you liked our bathrooms. We have also just finished refurbishing one more :) You are welcome to stay any time. Thanks The Hostel

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$ 12 - US$ 181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Have you phoned the Hostel directly about this? I had to do so in order to guarantee my group were all in the same room.
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    "take a warm pyjama"
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    "I slept in a dorm with most beds full. It was warm, showers and toilets clean"
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    "Luck of the draw. They may have rooms to sleep less people, which I'd advise!"
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    "best room for girls is room 5, quietest room is 10"
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