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    Princes St East Backpackers

    5 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland
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    Room & Suite (15)
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    • Excellent9%
    • Very good23%
    • Average20%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible33%
    17 Sep 2017
    “Best Avoided!”
    3 weeks ago
    “Stairway to hell”
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    11 - 15 of 63 reviews

    Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

    I'm student and i stay couple hostels around but this is the worse one Avoid...extremely dirty,smelly,no hygiene,no Internet in room,no hot water in wc,no curtain, Only good things staff is helpful. Location is fantastic

    Thank Amet T
    Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

    The whole stay was a god awful experience, i rented my own room at a higher cost and thought you know it must be worth it. it wasn't. the whole place looks like it hasn't changed from the 1980s. Black mould just about everywhere, it...More

    Thank Matt S
    Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

    Have to be honest and say this was easily one of the worst hostels I've ever stayed in and I've stayed in my fair share at this stage. On arrival you're greeted with a questionable odour and what seems to be a never ending winding...More

    Thank Lauren D
    Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

    Great staff, but the facilities is in very poor condition and the walls are thinner than your usual hostel. The showers are moldy, which sets the stage for the cleanliness of this hostel. Honestly, you can do better for your money.

    Thank Haley G
    Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

    Not the best hostel, beds are uncomfortable. Very old building not great looking inside or out. Not the best atmosphere. Main thing about this hostel is its location, very central. Staff are nice and helpful. It's just generally old, run down & desperately needs new...More

    Thank Andrew C
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    • US$20 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 54
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Edinburgh >
    • New Town
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    • Princes St East Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Traveller (28)
    Room & Suite (15)
    Hotel & Grounds (9)
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    Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
    until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
    play. This is the city’s central business district
    with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
    of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
    clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
    helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
    Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
    ...More
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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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