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Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hostel is in a great central location within walking distance of many of Edinburgh's attractions. The hostel also has a very well equipped self-catering kitchen and dining area. When I stayed I hardly got any sleep due to a large group of teenagers who were making an excessive amount of noise for most of the night. For this reason...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

In our room was very loud bed. It's making noise in litterly every move what you do. So I and my girlfriend didn't sleep well. Soup dispenser didn't work so you cant you soup. watter in sink wasn't drinkible so you affraid wash your teeth. In sinc was so much hair that barely work. In shower was so big water...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a 'luxury twin room' that's what it was called. Unfortunately our window would not close for night timesand when we asked the receptionist to look at it he thankfully went up straight away and tried his best , to no avail. He said he would get it fixed. We asked an Australian girl at reception the next day...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So I'm more of a 5* hotel than hostel fan so was a little unsure about the prospect of staying in a hostel but it was excellent! Family room was large and had its own table and chairs. Plenty or storage space and a great shower. Surprisingly quiet (even though the place was fully booked). Location was great and we...

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Worcester, UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great 3 night stay. We had a private room with en suite, It was like staying in a travelodge. There were towels, a TV and tea and coffee making facilities. The staff were very helpful. Whilst it is a little out of the centre of Edinburgh there are plenty of places to eat nearby (just book as they...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This large hostel is located fairly close to central Edinburgh with a bus stop right outside. The staff was very helpful in sorting out a booking mistake my friend made, and they switched our rooms around so we could stay in the same shared room. Food is decent for breakfast, however there are loads of restaurant options nearby. Sleeping was...

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks so much for taking the time to post. We really appreciate it and we will pass your kind commenst onto our team. Lorna Padden

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Visited with my dad for lunch, attentive staff & good service, have had problems here in the past, but seems to be better now. Food was hot & pretty quickly served, Juan was the person who dealt with us, he's really friendly

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to post and let us know about your experience at Haddington Place Café, will be sure to pass on your kind commnets to Juan. Lorna Padden

Reviewed 1 March 2017

Stayed here last weekend to watch the rugby with a gang from Wales. Nice , clean hostel. enough space in the bedrooms. Location a bit out of where we went out drinking as it was hard to get a taxi back there, but overall a very nice place. Staff very pleasant . our breakfast was inclued in our price -...

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Many thanks for your kind comments that we will pass onto the team. Lorna Padden

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Ideal location for plathouse then few bars, very basic though, bed not the most comfy, girl at reception was smiley, kinda dour male though, room ok for the price, check out 10am and the staff were quick to remind of this, never ate in hotel but yes would stay again

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for your post, we will pass on your comments to the team and improve. Lorna Padden

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Can't fault this hostel. It's my second stay here and I love the location - perfect for the City Centre or for Leith. The beds are very comfortable and the hostel is spotlessly clean, with lovely, friendly staff who go out of their way to help you. Only just under 15 minutes' walk from Waverley train station and with buses...

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Thank You very mush for such a lovely and positive comment, we really do appreciate it and we will pass your kind words onto all our team. Lorna Padden

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel is located in the heart of Scotland's capital, offering 5 star budget accommodation with 271 beds. This busy youth hostel offers a range of multi-share and private rooms, all en-suite. Premium rooms are also available, taking hostelling to a new level with TV and coffee making facilities. Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel is also an ideal location for those looking for group accommodation in Edinburgh. The youth hostel has a self-catering kitchen and dining room. Our licensed cafe, Haddington Place, offers tea, coffee and cake as well as snacks and meals throughout the day. Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel is ideal for individuals, groups or families looking for quality, budget accommodation. Wi-Fi during your stay: We do our best to deliver a free Wi-Fi service but apologise that connectivity, particularly in our rural locations, can be intermittent due to the level of our current broadband provision along with high usage when the youth hostel is busy. Please be assured we are endeavouring to improve where we can. We thank you for your patience and understanding ... more   less 

Additional Information about Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel

Address: 9 Haddington Place | Off Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH7 4AL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: RM153 - RM499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel 5*
Number of rooms: 72
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