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Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
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All reviews a private double room royal mile fleshmarket close cockburn st shared bathroom perfect location bunk beds common areas top floor high street princes street plugs pubs ensuite hogmanay festival
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location was perfect! Minutes away from everything. We went for Hogmanay and it was so much more than I expected! Definitely wasn’t the cheapest option but in saying that we were in the penthouse with our own bedroom, kitchen, television, etc. staff were lovely...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located at the foot of Edinburgh castle, the location is perfect for an on-foot visit of the old city and the clustered pubs and warms places around. Stayed two nights in women only dormitory (17EUR per night). Dorm for sixteen with bunk beds. Comfortable, very...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Marion B
Reviewed 5 December 2018

I stayed here three nights in a private single bed room over the course of my trip to Scotland. I had the same room each night. It was on the 6th floor, and there is no elevator. I read the reviews that warned me about...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank smcs22
Response from edinburghbackpackers, Manager at Edinburgh Backpackers HostelResponded 7 December 2018

Thank-you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. At no time during your 3 night stay did you come and speak to a member of staff regarding any of your complaints or concerns. The reason we have 24 hour reception is to make...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Location wise you couldn't get much better. Right in the heart of the old town and a 3 minute walk from Waverley station. Friendly staff. I had a private room in a separate building from the main reception, but only a minute walk away. Lovely...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank lucyhB1184ZK
Reviewed 30 November 2018

We spent 2 nights here in November, staying in one of the private rooms off Fleshmarket Close. The staff were great, the room was clean and the bed was comfy. It is situated in a fantastic location (you couldnt ask for better) so we were...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Description
Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel has one of the best locations in the city. We have 4 seperate buildings and cater for a wide variety of travellers. We have single, double, twin and quad private rooms (standard More & en-suite). We also have 11 dormitories ranging in size from 6-14 beds. Our main building has free WIFI, games room (with pool table), TV Lounge (Sky TV), dinning room and fully equipped kitchen. Each guest is given their own entry key and all dormitories have free lockers (deposit required).All our staff are Backpackers, so we have in depth knowledge on the best and cheapest things to see and do in this amazing city. Our reception is operated 24hrs a day, so someone is always on hand to help with any questions. If you want great value for money and a friendly welcome, Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel is the place to stay! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
28
Price range
US$21 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Edinburgh Backpackers Hotel Edinburgh
,
Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
28
Price range
US$21 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Edinburgh Backpackers Hotel Edinburgh
,
Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
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Traveller (62)
Room & Suite (42)
Dining (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (5)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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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thakurpiyush1
27 May 2018|
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Response from TheWonderingScot | Reviewed this property |
How on earth would I know? I don’t run the hostel. Maybe email them and ask?
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ALau85
25 July 2017|
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Response from edinburghbackpackers | Property representative |
Hi Alau85 Laundry servies are carried out by staff leaving you free to head out and enjoy the day. Washing takes 3-4 hours at a cost of £7. All items are washed, dried and folded. Safe travels
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JessJJ_5377
5 April 2017|
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Response from edinburghbackpackers | Property representative |
There are free hairdryers located in the communal female bathrooms. If you are staying in a private room you can borrow a hairdryer from reception for free, you just need to pay a £5 deposit
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Room Tips
"there is no elevator!"
JeanineW35
14 Nov 2018
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"go for a private room across the street."
walker198038
7 Sep 2017
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"Singles are all the way at the top of the stairs."
katherinesX9492EJ
24 Jul 2017
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"Excellent location"
noorahytoenen
12 Apr 2017
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