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The Hostel

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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good21%
  • Average29%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible20%
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“common room”(8 reviews)
“bed dormitory”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Staff are so friendly and helpful. Rooms clean - basic but comfortable. Loads of facilities available in the hostel. Continental breakfast available. Met some lovely people too during my stay. This is a great place to stay with superb links to all the transport networks...More

Thank L10byb
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Staff was very pleasant and accommodating. They allowed us to store our suitcases at there location while we were off sightseeing for a few days which was greatly appreciated. Rooms and bedding were clean, showers and bathrooms were ok. Located directly on the public bus...More

Thank Gwen H
Reviewed 3 June 2016

This hostel is in convenient situation in Edinburgh. You could walk Waverley station. Or get a bus which stops just accross two streets from The Hostel. Easily seen. It was nice and clean and the hostess was very helpful in trying to do bookings for...More

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Stayed here for 1 night only but, my stay here was just okay. PROS: 1. This hostel is very easy to find. When I got off the bus in Haymarket, right across, I saw it. 2. Have kitchen. Can cook and have free coffee and...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I'm actually currently here. Probably checking out early because there are 7 beds crammed into a tiny room, it's hot, stuffy, smells awful and there's no way anyone other than the 2 guys snoring are getting any sleep tonight. It's cheap and right by the...More

Thank Gianna S
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Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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US$ 21 - US$ 178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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Response from Tom W | Reviewed this property |
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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