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Budget Backpackers

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

All the staff were amazing and really went the extra mile. I had left a very important item in the room and they very quickly got it back to be without any fuss when I informed them. The hostel is pretty cool, has its own...More

Thank Georgie L
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 7 December 2017

Hey thanks for the awesome feedback. We are so pleased our staff where able to find the item you left in the room. Our staff are a great team and we appreciate your positive comments. BB Manager :)

Reviewed 22 November 2017

Nice setting right in the old town, well organized and friendly staff and really a cool bar to hang out at. The mattress was a bit worn out but the low price compensated that. All in all a nice experience.

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Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 23 November 2017

Thanks for the great feedback . We are pleased that you had a nice experience while staying with us and liked our friendly staff and great location. BB Manager :)

Reviewed 13 November 2017

We booked a room for six overnight at Budget Backpackers. We walked the long way to get here, so some of the streets seemed a bit sketchy, but once we got our bearings in the morning, we realized the Budget Backpackers was really in the...More

Thank aprillyn
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 13 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time review us. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we appreciate you taking the time to review us. We hope you had a safe onward journey and that you will choose to stay with us when...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Stayed here in September and was really impressed with the cleanliness of the place. Its right above the Grassmarket and a short walk from the Castle and The Royal Mile. There are showers on each floor and the reception rent out Towels. There are lockers...More

Thank John G
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 27 October 2017

Thanks for the great feedback . Its great to see you enjoyed your stay with us and that you would definitely stay with us again. BB Manager :)

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I stayed this place with a friend for 2 nights. Was warm and welcoming witha cheap rate. The best thing I liked about this place was the toilet which is separated from rooms and they were spacious. I would prefer to stay again as thus...More

Thank Nepali S
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 16 October 2017

We are so pleased you had such a good experience when staying with us and we appreciate all your positive comments. We very much hope you will choose to stay with us when you next visit our cool city. BB Manager :)

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US$21 - US$193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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Jodie027
8 June 2017|
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Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
Yes There are ironing facilities in the hostel. :)
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rgs1997
15 April 2017|
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Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
Hi there. The bathrooms we have are as follows. Some of our bathrooms are mixed gender , what this means is that the sinks areas are the the only sections that are mixed and shared. The Showers areas are Private pods that... More
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Caligiiiirl_19
12 December 2016|
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Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
Hi there we are unfortunately not offering weekly rates at the moment. We do have a longer stay section of the hostel but this is fully booked at the moment. Our standards rates are very low at the moment to encourage our... More
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"Ask for a warm room. If you are tall, better have a sleeping bag with you."
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"Stay in a room close to open fields, there are no airconditioners"
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"Perhaps a room on one of the lower floors if you need wifi"
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"Excellent location, good atmosphere."
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