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The Hostel

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  • Excellent15%
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  • Average29%
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“common room”(8 reviews)
“bed dormitory”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Stayed in the 14 bed dormitory for three nights and for the price I paid was happy with it. There are decent communal areas, probably one of the nicer bathrooms I've seen although could have done with more toilets. Helen on reception was really lovely...More

Thank rakadactyl
Response from The_Hostel_Ed, Manager at The HostelResponded 12 December 2016

Hello Thanks for staying with us at The Hostel. We are so glad you had a good stay and that you liked our bathrooms. We have also just finished refurbishing one more :) You are welcome to stay any time. Thanks The Hostel

Reviewed 15 October 2016

The price was right and Helen, who works at the front desk, was the bee's knees. Friendly, helpful, and hilarious, she was the start of our stay. The hostel is busy but we lucked out and were in a room with people who were quiet/considerate....More

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Response from The_Hostel_Ed, Manager at The HostelResponded 12 December 2016

Hi, Thanks so much for staying with us at The Hostel, and for taking the time to leave a review. We are so happy you had such a fantastic time staying with us. We are currently refurbishing some of our rooms. The rooms that get...More

Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I spent a night at The Hostel before ging hiking. I needed to catch a train from Haymarket and because it is so close booked this hostel. I arrived late (extra fee for late arrivers) and was greeted warmly and slept very well in a...More

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Response from The_Hostel_Ed, Manager at The HostelResponded 13 October 2016

Hi Thanks for staying with us at The Hostel and for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad you had a great time with us and hope you will stay with us again the next time you are in Edinburgh. Thanks again...More

Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Staff are brilliant! Joseph, 5 stars mate!! Decent beds, clean rooms and cheap! Great location too. Made some friends, had some laughs, will be back again if I ever need a place to stay in the city since it's actually quiet here! Starbucks across the...More

Thank BenjVH
Response from The_Hostel_Ed, Manager at The HostelResponded 6 October 2016

Hello. Thanks for staying with us at The Hostel and for taking the time to leave a great review. We are so glad you had a good time. You are welcome back anytime. Thanks The Hostel

Reviewed 28 September 2016

The access to hostel is great since it is located near tram station, Haymarket station and bus stop. The dorm room where I stayed was clean. Toilets, washbasin, and bath rooms, located outside the dorm room, are clean. The staffs are helpful, they will provide...More

Thank RadenPM
Response from The_Hostel_Ed, Manager at The HostelResponded 30 September 2016

Hello Thanks for staying with us at The Hostel and for your feedback. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and had such a good experience :) Please come back and see us any time Thanks The Hostel

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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Have you phoned the Hostel directly about this? I had to do so in order to guarantee my group were all in the same room.
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"Private rooms nice, but can be noisy."
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"take a warm pyjama"
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"I slept in a dorm with most beds full. It was warm, showers and toilets clean"
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"Luck of the draw. They may have rooms to sleep less people, which I'd advise!"
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