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Argyle Backpackers

14 Argyle Place, Edinburgh EH9 1JL, Scotland
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Ranked #46 of 185 Specialty Lodging in Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Rome, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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 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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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

To summarize, a great location to stay just across the Meadows. Helpful personnel who also gave us great tips on what to go and do. The accommodation is nice and peaceful and other travelers also appear to be the type of people who appreciate that. Good wifi, etc, etc,. Only thing is we didn't sleep that well because our room... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

The girl with the tattoo is one of the worst hostel staff I have cine across. I only had 2.5 pounds for my laundry and was slightly short by one pound. She harrassed me day and night about the one pound. As it happens I had no money and bank card issues so I couldn't pay it. But she went... More

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Friedrichshafen, Germany
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72 reviews 72 reviews
27 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Stayed here one night passing through Edinburgh, room was spacious with adequately sized lockers plus a cupboard fit hanging things. Kitchens are big, as are the fridges, onlydo someone had managed to turn the freezer all the way down, but oh well. Rooms to the street can be rather loud so bring ear buds.

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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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