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Fiorenzuola d'Arda, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Nice stay!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2011

The hostel is conveniently located and very clean. It's also very modern and colourful with pool table, bar, free table games and free wi-fi. I will definitely come back!

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with friends
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2011

Nice friendly staff, free wi-fi in the lobby / cafe area. The bed was clean and comfortable and the location is great. I stayed 3 nights and I would certainly return.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank reddomeggeddon
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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2011

The hostel is very well located, close to a square full of restaurants, pubs and a few minutes walking to Edinburg castle. The problem is that the rooms and toilets are disgusting. Comparing to other hostels in Europe, definitely is the worst hostel I've ever been.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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NRW
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2011

Despite of some issues on cleanliness, I stayed in this hostel for 4 nights. It turned out to be very clean and actually nice. The location is awesome, you can reach everything by food, not worrying about transportation.

The hostel is a little odd with the colorful walls and staff is not very helpful (our heater was broke and just one staff member cared after we had to sleep for two nights freezing), but overall ok. If you worry about cleanliness - don't. It really is ok.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with friends
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Clare
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2011

I stayed here for 4 nights. Great location, near everything. NIce food served in the resturant/bar. Nice cosy chillout room. Very nice ad helpful staff. Would stay here again!!

Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Budget Backpackers
Address: 37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town , Cowgate
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 214 Speciality Lodging in Edinburgh
Price range (per night): RM75 - RM275
Hotel Class:4 star — Budget Backpackers 4*
Number of rooms: 300
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With over 250 beds, and located in the heart of beautiful Old Town, Budget Backpackers is one of the best places to stay in Edinburgh! All of the amenities you need including free linen, free hot showers, a self catering kitchen, and a bar/cafe! Budget Backpackers is one of the best located hostels in the city, being only a 10 minute walk from Waverly Train Station, a 2 minute walk from the Royal Mile, and the breathtaking Edinburgh Castle practically on our doorstep! There is also always something happening within the hostel, with weekly Wii and Pool Competitions, Quiz and Movie Nights, Free Walking Tours 11am daily Monday to Saturday, Whether you want to see the sights, make friends, party it up, or just relax, Budget Backpackers has everything you need to make your stay in Edinburgh memorable! ... more   less 
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Budget Backpackers Hotel Edinburgh
Budget Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland

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