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    Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel

    65 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BU, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent16%
    • Very good32%
    • Average25%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible14%
    Travellers talk about
    “games room” (6 reviews)
    “royal mile” (65 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    11 - 15 of 284 reviews

    Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

    Great place to stay for few nights for a great price.Location vice this is a great spot as its very near to the railway station and it's right down the road from Edinburgh castle. Its a good place to sleep at night after exploring the...More

    Thank Fawaz A
    Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

    Good hostel and great location, about 10 yards from the High Street and Royal Mile. Good facilities, however the water for the showers was really cold after about 5 minutes. Had lockers in the 14 bed mixed dorm room. Good hostel for the price.

    Thank albet3342
    Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

    Fantastic location! Everything was 5-15min walk. I was very happy with the windows and the tv in the room. We stayed in another building, could use a renovation. So didn't see the common room or any other rooms in the main building. It can get...More

    Thank Talitha M
    Reviewed 24 July 2017

    I booked this hostel for my last night in Scotland knowing I'd be arriving back in Edinburgh in the afternoon and flying out very early the next morning, and so I was really only looking for an inexpensive room. But this place is much more...More

    Thank KatSeeburger
    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    The location of the hostel is great and the room was comfortable and clean. The private room I was staying in was situated in another building, and as a result I didn't really experience the atmosphere of the hostel. The entrance of this building is...More

    Thank Margriet P
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • US$26 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 28
    • Location
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    • Scotland >
    • Edinburgh >
    • Old Town
    • Also Known As
    • Edinburgh Backpackers Hotel Edinburgh ,
    • Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel Scotland
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    Bathroom (4)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    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
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    ALau85
    25 July 2017|
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    Response from edinburghbackpackers | Property representative |
    Hi Alau85 Laundry servies are carried out by staff leaving you free to head out and enjoy the day. Washing takes 3-4 hours at a cost of £7. All items are washed, dried and folded. Safe travels
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    JessJJ_5377
    4 April 2017|
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    Response from edinburghbackpackers | Property representative |
    There are free hairdryers located in the communal female bathrooms. If you are staying in a private room you can borrow a hairdryer from reception for free, you just need to pay a £5 deposit
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    "go for a private room across the street."
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    "Singles are all the way at the top of the stairs."
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    "Excellent location"
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    "staying in the rooms in the building down the street is much quieter being off the main road & being a..."
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