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Reviewed 2 days ago

I picked this as it had better reviews than the other places. I stayed during the fringe festival due to it's proximity to all the events and this matched my budget. You get the basic stuff and breakfast is good. you can even order drinks...More

Thank errol20
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I spent there one night, the hostel is beautiful and clean. I had a problem with a bag wich i forgot there, and never found by the way... the staff was not very cooperative in helping me... be carefull and lock everything you have!!

Thank Matteo S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stayed in a four bed female dorm and was very satisfied with my choice! Beds were comfortable and clean. The bathrooms could use a little updating but overall a very nice stay. Only downside was the noise. Window faces the street and there are quite...More

Thank naniplox
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate the feedback so we can keep improving to deliver the best experience to our guests. Best wishes with the rest of your travels.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not bad for the price. I booked the room the same day and was 10,50. The BEST for me was the bar! Very nice, cool ambient and good music! Rooms were ok as well. The worst were the showers... Dont have were to hang the...More

Thank Alejandro N
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us! We are glad you liked our bar and apprecite all feedback so we can keep improving and deliver the best experience. Cheers, BB Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I stayed our 1st 2 nts here , for the close location to meet up with our tours . We booked a private room , which was the only way I would have considered it . All in all , it was...More

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Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for your very kind words. We are pleased your stay with us was a pleasant experience especially since you have not stayed in a hostel before and its always nice to read such positive comments. Thank you for your recommendation...More

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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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Jodie027
7 June 2017|
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Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
Yes There are ironing facilities in the hostel. :)
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rgs1997
15 April 2017|
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Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
Hi there. The bathrooms we have are as follows. Some of our bathrooms are mixed gender , what this means is that the sinks areas are the the only sections that are mixed and shared. The Showers areas are Private pods that... More
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Caligiiiirl_19
11 December 2016|
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Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
Hi there we are unfortunately not offering weekly rates at the moment. We do have a longer stay section of the hostel but this is fully booked at the moment. Our standards rates are very low at the moment to encourage our... More
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"Ask for a warm room. If you are tall, better have a sleeping bag with you."
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"Stay in a room close to open fields, there are no airconditioners"
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"Perhaps a room on one of the lower floors if you need wifi"
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"Excellent location, good atmosphere."
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