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Argyle Backpackers

14 Argyle Place, Edinburgh EH9 1JL, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 of us had booked the triple room at Argyle Backpackers and had a great time visiting Edinburgh. The staff went out of their way on several occasions adding a personal touch to our stay - they let us in a few hours before the check-in time because the room was ready, and they let us stay at the cozy... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friends decided to visit Edinburgh for a couple of days and we decided to stay at AB. Great staff, nice atmosphere and would recommend to anyone. Kitchen nice and clean. Bathrooms in good condition. Stayed in 3 single bed room on top floor. City worth visiting as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed here after a lengthy trip throughout most of Europe. I would say with absolute confidence that out of all the hostels or backpackers we stayed in, this was the best. It is a breezy ten minute walk to Old Town through The Meadows, but is tucked away in a quiet relaxing spot. Compared to other... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I'm just after checking out after my 4 night stay here and am now enjoying the peace and quiet of the TV room. AB is, without a doubt, one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in. Perks: -6-bedroom dorms instead of those cramped 10, 12, and up ones. Plus, the actual room was HUGE! Floor-to-ceiling windows, bookshelves everywhere, desks,... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Argyle Backpackers during the Fringe Festival. It was a nice stay - the hostel was a bit of a walk from the train station and I had a lot of luggage, which was quite difficult; otherwise, it was in a decent area. We found it odd the the check in wasn't in the... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I had some mid-week work around the Edinburgh area that required me to drive during daylight hours so I wanted to make the most of my evenings. I chose Argyle based on its previous positive reviews. I also chose it due to it's proximity to Edinburgh city centre and it's location in relation to the main routes in and out... More

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Ulm, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I stayed at Argyle Backpackers for four weeks and I felt really comfortable there. The staff is very friendly and helpful! They keep the hostel clean and tidy. It's in a nice area and in good walking distance to the city centre. The prices are reasonable, unfortunately though there are no long-term offers. If you are looking for a cosy... More

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Bonn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

the place has nice staff, 2 kitchens, many many bathrooms and toilets, it's close to the center, but not in an area overrun by tourists, and it's close to the park. nothing to complain about here. there are cheap places to get food nearby as well. would def. come here again.

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Sundsvall, Sweden
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

The rooms are clean, but a bit small. We had a triple-room with shared bathroom in the second building and it was hard to fit all three suitcases and still have room to walk through the room. The kitchen was wonderful and we made our dinners there. The bathrooms were clean and the showers were good. Beds were comfortable and... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We stayed in this hostel twice on our trip to Scotland. Very good price, kitchen facilities are good, private room is comfortable, dorm rooms are also pretty good. We ran over a nail in our rental car and when we got up in the morning we had a flat . The staff/owner (I never got his name, sadly) went out... More

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Also Known As:
Argyle Backpackers Hotel
Argyle Backpackers Hotel Edinburgh
Argyle Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland
Address: 14 Argyle Place, Edinburgh EH9 1JL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #57 of 168 Specialty lodging in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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