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This is a great place to stay if all you need is a bed to sleep in and clean bathrooms. It's a simple place, which I liked. There were lockers and outlets for each bed. Bathrooms were gender-specific and adequate. A quiet place in a...More
Response from MacBackpackers, Manager at Royal Mile BackpackersResponded 19 September 2017
thanks for your review - good to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see yu here again some time!
If you like fancy hostels, with lots of space and activities, this one is not for you. But if you are looking for a nice place just to spend nights, and/or meet people, this is for you!
It's a small hostel, but with everything we...More
we were welcomed in by a very funny and friendly guy who explained to us everything there is to know about the city.
the room was very big and comfortable.
the location is 5 minutes from all the good places and the very close to...More
Lovely hostel in a ridiculously good location in the centre of Edinburgh. All the staff were very helpful and friendly. Place was clean, with a very nice kitchen you could cook up your own food in. Highly recommend!
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Response from MacBackpackers, Manager at Royal Mile BackpackersResponded 8 August 2017
we're happy to hear you had a great stay at our wee hostel. Thanks for the lovely words and hope to see you again some day!
I stayed here a couple of months ago. This hostel can't have a better location! My first impression when entering the hostel was that it was very small, but that just means that bathroom and kitchen are not far from the dorms, so it is...More
Response from MacBackpackers, Manager at Royal Mile BackpackersResponded 7 August 2017
thanks for the lovely review - we hope to see you here again some time!
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
royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.