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    Princes St East Backpackers

    5 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent9%
    • Very good24%
    • Average20%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible32%
    2 days ago
    “Best Avoided!”
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    “Gross hostel but amazing location ”
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    St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh
    524 reviews
    #57 of 215 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
    Haggis Hostels
    408 reviews
    #19 of 215 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
    The Baxter
    165 reviews
    #21 of 215 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
    Royal Mile Backpackers
    167 reviews
    #35 of 215 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
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    1 - 5 of 61 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    I stayed in room N which was in the upper part of the hostel (which means even more stairs once you've made it up to reception). The toilets on this floor were out of order so there was only 1 toilet/shower (in the same room...More

    Thank Veronicancan
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    The only outstanding feature of this hostel is the central location, you literally step out the door and across the street you will find the main shopping street in Edinburgh, Princes St. The pluses end there for this hostel because it is a total dump....More

    Thank Fred L
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Horrible experience, from the moment I first entered the property to the bitter end. First of all, it's a 77 steps climb to the hostel. They try to joke about it (it's even in their WiFi password), but there's no way around it: these 77...More

    Thank decimalizing8
    Reviewed 28 July 2017

    Stayed in a lot of hostels in Edinburgh and this was and is my favorite the pink haired girl on reception was fantastic and friendly and genuine and the front desk guy Joanas was a brilliant guy, I don't know why this isn't higher in...More

    Thank Joeykenna
    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    This is the worst hostel I've ever "stayed in". The mattress in our room was stained and had two large holes under it. Two insects ran into the one of the holes when we lifted the mattress. We were both disgusted by the state of...More

    Thank Béatrice V
    St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh
    524 reviews
    #57 of 215 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
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    #19 of 215 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
    The Baxter
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    #21 of 215 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
    Royal Mile Backpackers
    167 reviews
    #35 of 215 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
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    • Price range
    • US$18 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 54
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Edinburgh >
    • New Town
    • Also Known As
    • Princes St East Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
    until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
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    with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
    of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
    clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
    helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
    Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
    ...More
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    Room Tips
    "Beware the 77 steps to the top"
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    "Do not ever go to this hostel. It is NOT as pictured."
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    "No vayas! No merece la pena"
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    "next to bus station"
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