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Argyle Backpackers

14 Argyle Place, Edinburgh EH9 1JL, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I went there for 3 nights to visit the city and for a conference. I found the location great because in the center near to a huge park and main points of attraction. However I must say that bathrooms and rooms were not properly clean and hot water as well as light in the toilet were not working for a... More 

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Grong Municipality, Norway
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Cold showers and cold rooms. Big rooms. It was close to the centre. When we found out the bus didn't go early enough, the staff were a big help, they called a taxi for ous. Big tv and great burgers. :)

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Oxford, Ohio
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Very easy to find. Friendly staff. Clean. Walking distance from the Royal Mile, and just a block from the university and a great park. Very close to a Sainsbury, which if you haven't visited, it is a must. You can also walk to King Arthur's Seat, which is a grew short hike with an awesome view at the top. You... More 

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Rome, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Very clean and safe!friendly staff always available to help you.2 big kitchens and a nice garden.Only 10 mins walk to the Royal Mile and 15/20 to Princes Street. Near the beautiful Meadows park and Edinburgh University.Would recommend it to a student and to a professional.Very quiet and green location.Love it! Ostello pulito a 15 min dal centro zona tranquilla,personale molto... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Me and my boyfriend stayed in there for a few days last april and I have to say that is a veryr cosy place and just a few minutes from the old town. Quiet neighbourhood. You feel like at home. Surveillance maybe is something to improve.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I came in edinburgh and had to stay for 3 nights in the edinburgh backpackers which is more than dirty and disgunting. When i reached the argyle i felt like in heaven. It was wonderful. I haven't had any problem. The staff is so young, friendly and kind. The yard is pretty and you can chillout there when everyone is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I stayed here myself in a private room. It was very comfortable and quiet. The kitchens are quite well equipped, there are some nice spots to sit and chat and you can have your clothes wash & dried for a reasonable fee. The pub is right across the road and serves good food. Along with the pub, the fish &... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I stayed in my boyfriend in a double room for 6 days. The room was nice and the location is also good. It's about 15-20 mins walk to Princess street (city centre) but the walk it through meadows and very pleasant. My only fear usually is the bathroom but in this case it was absolutely no problem. The bathrooms are... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I stayed at this hostel for a week and a half while searching for accommodation in Edinburgh. The staff is really friendly and helpful. The rooms are spacious compared to other hostels and the bathrooms were always clean. The hostel is located near the Meadows which is approximately a 20 minute walk to Princess Street and the main attractions of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I stayed with my friends in the 3 bed private. It was an amazing place! Wonderful atmosphere. Shared bathrooms are clean. It's very quiet at night. And you can use the kitchen and fridge to cook and store food. It also had a cute backyard. Would stay there again!

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Address: 14 Argyle Place, Edinburgh EH9 1JL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
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