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Dundee Backpackers Hostel

71 High Street, Dundee DD1 1SD, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room was beyond what I could have hoped for. It was large, and had two (not in use) fire places, a desk (n) chair and arm-chair for reading. All for £25pn... Did I mention it was en-suite? I would have liked to have stayed there longer, the bed was raised in a little nook in the room. There was... More

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Arbroath, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

only stayed here for 2 nights but found nothing wrong with the place, inside it was a typical hostel, value for money and great location. the beds where a bit uncomfy but what can you expect sleeping in a bunk bed over all i would use this service again

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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Great location, right in the middle of Dundee, walking distance from the coach station, train station, shopping centre and University. Friendly staff, good room, very interesting old building, good value, clean toilet and shower. Just one minor thing: the carpet in the private room I booked could have used a better cleaning as it was quite dusty and there were... More

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I read the reviews on how difficult it can be to find the place. It is easy to get to the High Street from the train station. You just need to walk uphill on Union Street. I used the SatNav on my phone and it told me that I have reached the hostel. I looked around and there was no... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I had a private room - the room was larger than I expected. The bed was comfy, there was a chest of drawers and plenty if space to store my belongings. The kitchen is large and well-equipped, the lounge is very comfortable and there are a couple of reading rooms. I didn't use the games room. So in summary this... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

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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7 helpful votes 7 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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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Address: 71 High Street, Dundee DD1 1SD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dundee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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