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Palmerston Lodge Hostel

4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   25 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh EH12 5AP, Scotland (West End)
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2008

We stayed here for Hogmanay 2006/07. We were just pleased to have found somewhere that didn't break the bank for this time of year. We booked on a bed and breakfast website and had no idea this place is basically a youth hostel. As other reviewers have said, the place is filthy. Our room was just a little cleaner than... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2006

We went to the lodge at 1030pm after booking weeks before in bristol and found our room was dirty and full of rubbish the bed had not been changed or made and had wet towels on it the toilets had no seats or paper and the showers had more slime and fungus than a mushroom farm We asked for our... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2006

We booked for 3 nights a double en suite room and when booking over the phone I had to pay for the first night giving them my credit card details. On arrival we had to pay all the rest, otherwise they wouldn't give us the keys. The staff was very unhelpful and inconsiderate, it was pouring down and we had... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2006

Stayed at Palmerston Lodge for Hogmanay 2005-6. The entryway is nice looking, but the rooms were nothing like it. They were disgusting; gum on the walls, floor needed vacuuming, broken ladders on the bunk beds. Tried to avoid showering, as the bathrooms were even worse. DO NOT STAY THERE.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2004

Decent location, very nice buuilding and full of character. If looking for a comfortable reasonably priced hostel in edinburgh this would be a great choice.

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Additional Information about Palmerston Lodge Hostel

Address: 25 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh EH12 5AP, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Palmerston Lodge Hostel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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