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I stayed in many Hostels around the world, but this one was the dirtiest place I´ve ever been to. It was smelly, really dirty and kind of creapy. The windows were broken and fixed with a few sheets of paper... The window frame was full...More
This is the hotel's official description, I took the liberty of adding some comments:
How often to you get to sleep in brand new beds - ALL OLD, BROKEN AND DANGEROUS. The bed slats broke on 3 of the beds we slept on which is...More
The facility was in terrible condition and clearly hadn't been cleaned for a long time. Bathroom especially was in poor shape. The staff was fine but oddly recommended that if I needed anything I ask one of the other residents rather than the staff.
Boutique Backpackers is a very dirty hostel. In the bedrooms, walls, windows, and bed surfaces were dirty. Litter from previous residents was pushed under beds. In bathrooms, there are large patches of black mould on the walls and well developed layers of grime show that...More
First thing to point out is that all the photos on Hostel World etc. are misleading, and probably of somewhere else. We stayed 3 nights during the Edinburgh festival in a mixed shared dorm.
As you walk in from the evening air and follow the...More
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
the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.