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Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel

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“shared bathroom”(9 reviews)
“single room”(8 reviews)
“student halls”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
2.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsshared bathroomsingle roomstudent hallscash deposituniversity accommodationduring term timecheap accommodationhalls of residencefringe festivalcentral locationroyal milelight sleeperstayed two nightstop floorminute walka great place to stayfree wifi
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Lot of issues with this hostel… 1. In all my years of travelling from top hotels to backpacker hostels, I’ve never encountered anywhere with check-in beginning at 4pm!!! Seriously? You might understand if check-out was late and the cleaning was excellent, but check-out is 10am...More

Thank mkyni
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Metro Youth HostelResponded 20 September 2017

Hello, Thank you for posting and letting us know about your stay. I am disappointed to read your review as we pride ourselves on excellent customer service. I have passed on your comments to our team to investigate in regards to the cleanliness as this...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Went with four friends. It is the first time we have stayed in a Youth Hostel as we are all in our 60's. We had a four bedroomed apartment with a kitchen. It was very basic but very clean and was all we needed. Sheets...More

Thank Cyhend
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Metro Youth HostelResponded 20 September 2017

Hello, Many thanks for taking the time to post and let us know about your stay. I am glad you enjoyed yourselves and look forward to you utilising more of our properties across Scotalnd. Lorna Padden

Reviewed 16 August 2017

To get my own room in such a good location for a cheap price it was worth it. The rooms are in flats with 5 rooms to a flat with one bathroom. I thought the one bathroom might be a problem but I never saw...More

Thank lizardtiff
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Metro Youth HostelResponded 20 September 2017

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to post. I am sorry to read about the maintenance issues you experienced, I am sure our team would have reported these to the university and I apolagise if there was a delay. Lorna Padden

Reviewed 10 August 2017

We stayed here as a family of six people and two children, each person got their own single room and there were two bathrooms and one shared living room/kitchen. The rooms had very small beds and were a little bit uncomfortable for the large men....More

Thank kittyklara
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Metro Youth HostelResponded 20 September 2017

Hi, Thank you very much for taking the time to post, we really appreciate your feedback and will pass your commnets onto the team to investiage. Lorna

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Place was a nice clean place to stay, simple lodging with individual rooms to sleep in just like university accommodation. Well maintained with easy access to the whole city and all the site. Was cheap and afforable if your on a budget. And reception staff...More

Thank shalom s
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Metro Youth HostelResponded 20 September 2017

Hi, Thanks so much for taking the time to let us know about your stay, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in 2018. Lorna Padden

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Self-Serve Laundry
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US$ 76 - US$ 330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$ 76 - US$ 330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette
Nearby
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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