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As a cheap stay it offers everything you could ask for, a bar, an excelent location (right in the heart of the town, next to greyfriar's bobby) and a reception that know all the best stuff to do.
The rooms were nice, my only complaints...More
Thank Pedro C
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 30 May 2017
Thank you for your great feedback. We are so pleased you liked our Location and friendly helpful staff and Value for money. We are not sure why any of the showers should be cold but we have asked our maintenance team to do a full...More
I stayed in this hostel a night prior to a tour and two nights upon returning from my tour before going back home. The vibe of the hostel was fun and "hip" and I liked that security was well strict (needing not only a room...More
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 28 May 2017
Hey. Its so nice to hear back from you. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we so appreciate your awesome feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back when you decide to visit our great city again. Thanks again and...More
It was my second time staying at this hostel and I'm sure I will stay here also the next time.
The hostel is really well located and you can basically reach most of the hotspots by foot. I also felt very safe walking in the...More
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 26 May 2017
Thank you so very much for your awesome feedback. We are so pleased your 02nd stay with us was as good as your first. We really appreciate your positive comments and hopefully we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again for the 03rd...More
I stayed 4 nights and I cannot complain. My 6 bed room was quiet and usually clean. Bathrooms were clean and, although they seemed too few for the available beds, I never had to wait to use toilets or showers.
Not so great: showers are...More
1 Thank mauri b
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 25 May 2017
Thank you for the great feedback . We are so pleased you found our facilities clean. Sorry we do not have an elevator as we are located in a very old historic building and unable to install one. Thankfully our hostel only has 2 levels...More
Decent rooms, friendly staff and good facilities. Wi-Fi was average and the 6-8 mixed dorms had a tendency to end up as mostly male (during my time there at least), which may turn off some solo female travellers. The location was stellar and the sister-hostel...More
Thank Beth N
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 21 May 2017
We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we really appreciate you taking the time to review us. Thank you for the great feedback and your very kind words of recommendation. We hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back sometime...More
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US$26 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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.
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
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 have a shower area and a changing area in front that are completely private. The toilets are also private cubicles. We also have a couple of Male only and female only Bathrooms in our hostel that are specifically single sex. These bathrooms have showers that have privacy shower screen and curtains and of course the toilets are completely private cubicles also. We hope this explains our bathroom set up for you . We hope you decide to book with us. BB Crew :)
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
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 guests to stay longer. We hope this information is helpful to you. BB Crew :)
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