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    Budget Backpackers

    37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JR, Scotland
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    “bed dorm” (40 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 26 November 2014 via mobile

    The room stunk as soon as we walked in, complained to staff who did nothing. Staff where so unfriendly and unhelpful and didn't seem to know anything about Edinburgh itself and generally did all they could to make the stay unpleasant. There was never any...More

    Thank Lilytfisher
    Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 27 November 2014

    Hi Lilly Thank you for your review. We take all reviews very seriously and have now actioned a full investigation into your comments. Our staff are normally very helpful to our customers so it would be very much appreciated if you could contact us directly...More

    Reviewed 17 November 2014

    location is wonderful , right in the middle of edinburghs old town. lots of great pubs close by. laid back atmosphere. the room was bright and spacious and the staff were very friendly. cant really go wrong staying here

    Thank luvshoppin
    Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 27 November 2014

    Hi There Thank you for your very kind words reviewing us in such a positive way. We really do try our best and most of the time we get it spot on so thanks again for your awesome review. KAH Crew

    Reviewed 10 November 2014

    Our stay at this hostel was very average. The staff were friendly & it is in an ideal location however after returning to my room after a day out I found that the cleaners had moved all of my belongings off my bed & remade...More

    Thank Chasingparadise73
    Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 12 November 2014

    Thanks for your review. We have had this problem a couple of times in the past. We are now rolling out a bed number system next week so that this problem does not happen again, sorry that you were inconvenienced by the cleaners thinking your...More

    Reviewed 1 November 2014

    It is a hostel. Do not expect more, but the hostel can surprise you. It is perfectly located in the City Center, near the Castle and The Grassmarket. It was walk distance to all the amazing this located in the City Center (Princess Street, the...More

    Thank Sergio O
    Reviewed 16 October 2014

    Great location for your money - about a 5 minute walk from the royal mile. Lots of facilities here, and definitely has the backpacker vibe. I was visiting for a long weekend with a friend so not totally in the travelling mentality (!) and it...More

    Thank Loretta11
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    #12 of 212 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
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    1,539 reviews
    #3 of 212 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
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    519 reviews
    #57 of 212 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
    High Street Hostel
    439 reviews
    #18 of 212 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
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    • US$26 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 300
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    • Old Town / Cowgate
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    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
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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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    "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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    "if you wanna meet people, get to the 30 beds room. What a great place to spend some nights"
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