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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“common areas”(84 reviews)
“movie room”(30 reviews)
“pub crawl”(33 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed today

Fabulous hostel. Good price, and SO close to Edinburgh Castle and all the best pubs and restaurants. It was the best hostel we stayed at during our backpacking trip. We arrived early and they let us leave our bags while we toured around. They were...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely quirky venue with lots of gargoyles , suits of armour and art on the walls. The staff were very helpful and everything you’d expect from a decent hostel was available. Lockers, phone charging at reception, towel hire, breakfast for £1.50. There’s a cinema room...More

Thank Rob I
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beyond being ideally located at the base of Edinburgh Castle, this hostel is beautifully decorated and has a great layout with a lounge for all types of travellers. Clean and organized, the visitor has a place to keep their groceries with more fridge space than...More

Thank Nikki A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Holy wow I LOVED this hostel. Met so many cool people, the staff are AMAZING, the property is super nice and clean, the location is THE BEST. The events were so so much fun. Seriously, stay here you won't regret it.

Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I recently stayed here for two nights. As two, 20 year old females, we felt very safe staying here, and I would highly recommend it. We got a private room, and it was extremely small, but fine for the two nights we...More

Thank Taran C
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Details
Price range
US$14 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$14 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (585)
Room & Suite (206)
Dining (26)
Pool & Beach (1)
Amenities (38)
Family and Play Areas (15)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
Nearby
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
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
...More
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mari0ela
10 July 2017|
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Response from Jamie P | Property representative |
No we don't use PayPal unfortunately.
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edebrag
24 June 2017|
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Response from Jamie P | Property representative |
No, unfortunately luggage storage is for guests only. We just don't have the space available!
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hopewellmr
22 March 2017|
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Response from Jamie P | Property representative |
Hi YA Yes, that is correct we do not have elevators. Our private rooms are on the top floor so you'd need to go up 3 flights of stairs. We would be able to help you with your bags as long as they're not to heavy for our... More
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"Higher floors are best to avoid any noisy guest above you."
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"If you want to be social, I would choose of of the larger dorms, but they have private rooms available as..."
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"Front rooms have castle views!"
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"Perfect for traveling on a budget"
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