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Dundee Backpackers Hostel

71 High Street, Dundee DD1 1SD, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hostel is really good value for money - I had a private room and it was small but clean and had everything I needed, comfy bed, drawers, chair and a lamp. Brilliant location opposite the Caird Hall. I didn't use the games room but it was huge and looked good. Wifi only available in there. Reading room on the... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Centrally located but don't expect vehicle accessibility right to the door step. Like what others commented one need an eagle eyes to locate the signage of this hostel. As lift does not cover all the floors expect to walk up the medieval steps. I like the locality and the cleanliness of this hostel. When we were there we find the... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

We booked a double, ensuite room for the night last weekend as we were heading to Dundee for a party. All of the hotels were very expensive so we opted for the hostel. It was absolutely perfect for our needs. The room and ensuite was clean and modern and the location, right on the high street, was great! Would recommend... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Went to Dundee back packers in 2012 for a 2 week holiday. Have to admit not much sleep to be had but its to be expected out of a shared self-catering building its not like the reception staff can tell their guests when to go to bed. Besides the lack of sleep i had a great stay, the staff were... More

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Kannur, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Except the scary spiral steps climbing all the way up to the 3 floor everything else was ideal for a backpacker. Bus station at Walkable distance, had a great contemporary arts centre very close by with loads of movies at show. Great spots to grab a beer all around. Made new friends, enjoyed the stay

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Elgin, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Stayed here during the blues festival (which I. Would highly recommend) we booked a private room for 4 and got the McLeod suite. A little bit of a trek to our room as it was on the 4th floor but it was fantastic. It was the only room up there which made it very quiet. The room had an Excellent... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Room: We stayed in the McLeod Suite (group of four). It was a half-hotel feeling attic. We all got a single bed for each of us. It’s an en-suite. The shower and toilet are clean and floor towels are provided. Flushing and water heater are efficient. It was the most enjoyable shower in our trip with nice consistent temperature. The... More

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Stayed here for an overnight stay - I had emailed to ask for an early check in ( 11am) and for a late check out - ( 3pm) - we didnt get any reply from the Hostel, but we did get reply from Booking.com - saying that they too had passed on our request,- We arrived at the Hostel -... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

At the time of writing its 3am in the morning and some of the other guests are still up and talking loudly in the kitchen area directly below my room. I went down at 1.30 to let them know that their voices travel and things whitened down to a background murmer. The hostel warden shouldn't allow this culture of inconsideration... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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29 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Visited this hostel for a weekend recently in January 2013. Pros: Central location, reasonably priced access to kitchen and dinning rooms Cons: Very basic room, unhelpful staff (could not produce an invoice for me had to wait 24 hours!!) Bathroom down corridor was smallish. Overall good for a short stay in a central position in Dundee. Tips: Costa Coffee and... More

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Also Known As:
Dundee Backpackers Hostel Scotland
Address: 71 High Street, Dundee DD1 1SD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dundee
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Ranked #6 of 8 Specialty lodging in Dundee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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