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Boutique Backpackers

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15 Apr 2017
“Absolutely disgusting!!! Do not go there!”
12 Mar 2017
“Absolutely disgusting, DO NOT GO!”
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

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

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

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

4  Thank Clara H
Reviewed 28 January 2017

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.

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Reviewed 23 December 2016

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

3  Thank Calum I
Reviewed 16 August 2016

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

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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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Brooke K
15 December 2014|
Response from Boutique87 | Property representative |
Hi there! Many thanks for getting in touch. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate guests under 18 years of age. Sorry for the inconvenience!
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