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    Princes St East Backpackers

    5 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland
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    “Stairway to hell”
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    1 - 5 of 63 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    WORST HOSTEL I've ever been to. Super noisy, like sleeping inside a nightclub. Super dirty, stains everywhere on the carpets and sheets. Super cold, heating was not invited in our room. UNSAFE, power supplies from another age, my phone didn't survive it. If there is...More

    Thank Alice R
    Reviewed 16 October 2017

    1. 5 stores till u get to the hostel 2. most staff rude (one dared to insult me) & even they say 24h, 1 felt asleep while i knocked the door 20min 3. rooms are GROSS, beds=the worst. and you go up 2 stores more...More

    Thank Victoria S
    Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

    I stayed in room N which was in the upper part of the hostel (which means even more stairs once you've made it up to reception). The toilets on this floor were out of order so there was only 1 toilet/shower (in the same room...More

    1  Thank Veronicancan
    Reviewed 17 September 2017

    The only outstanding feature of this hostel is the central location, you literally step out the door and across the street you will find the main shopping street in Edinburgh, Princes St. The pluses end there for this hostel because it is a total dump....More

    Thank Fred L
    Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

    Horrible experience, from the moment I first entered the property to the bitter end. First of all, it's a 77 steps climb to the hostel. They try to joke about it (it's even in their WiFi password), but there's no way around it: these 77...More

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    • Price range
    • US$19 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 54
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Edinburgh >
    • New Town
    • Also Known As
    • Princes St East Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Room Tips
    "Just don't come to this hostel please, you'll loose more than win"
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    "Beware the 77 steps to the top"
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    "Do not ever go to this hostel. It is NOT as pictured."
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    "No vayas! No merece la pena"
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