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    Boutique Backpackers

    87 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 4SD, Scotland
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (14)
    Room & Suite (10)
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    Overview

    • Excellent8%
    • Very good12%
    • Average21%
    • Poor19%
    • Terrible38%
    28 Jan 2017
    “Go to a different hostel”
    1 week ago
    “Absolutely disgusting!!! Do not go there!”
    The Hostel
    208 reviews
    #92 of 215 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
    Destiny Scotland - The Malt House Apartments
    16 reviews
    #47 of 215 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
    My-Canning Street Apartments
    37 reviews
    #74 of 215 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
    Destiny Scotland - Rutland Residence
    38 reviews
    #29 of 215 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
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    1 - 5 of 47 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I stayed in many Hostels around the world, but this one was the dirtiest place I´ve ever been to. It was smelly, really dirty and kind of creapy. The windows were broken and fixed with a few sheets of paper... The window frame was full...More

    Thank Julia B
    Reviewed 13 March 2017

    This is the hotel's official description, I took the liberty of adding some comments: How often to you get to sleep in brand new beds - ALL OLD, BROKEN AND DANGEROUS. The bed slats broke on 3 of the beds we slept on which is...More

    3  Thank Clara H
    Reviewed 28 January 2017

    The facility was in terrible condition and clearly hadn't been cleaned for a long time. Bathroom especially was in poor shape. The staff was fine but oddly recommended that if I needed anything I ask one of the other residents rather than the staff.

    1  Thank cjdwan08
    Reviewed 23 December 2016

    Boutique Backpackers is a very dirty hostel. In the bedrooms, walls, windows, and bed surfaces were dirty. Litter from previous residents was pushed under beds. In bathrooms, there are large patches of black mould on the walls and well developed layers of grime show that...More

    3  Thank Calum I
    Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile
    Google Translation

    La verdad llegue ahi a pesar de las malas referencias porque no habia otro lado. Hay un olor feo por...More

    Thank Fernando P
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$20 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    West End
    Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
    industrial Britain had their most desirable
    neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
    Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
    citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
    grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
    crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
    sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
    ...More
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Aditya K
    Hi, Is there any way to get an accommodation for 1 night only. Check-in date would be 31st Dec 2015 and checkout would be 1st Jan 2016
    31 December 2015|
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    Ramssden
    I am just about to book fuor friday 21st. My train gets in at 11:30 so can i check ib at 11:45 next friday? Thanks
    16 August 2015|
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    Brooke K
    Different websites say different things about age restrictions here--are people under 18 (but over 16) allowed to stay in the dorms without a parent or someone with them?
    15 December 2014|
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    Response from Boutique87 | Property representative |
    Hi there! Many thanks for getting in touch. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate guests under 18 years of age. Sorry for the inconvenience!
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    "Hostels closer to city centre are usually better"
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