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Argyle Backpackers

14 Argyle Place, Edinburgh EH9 1JL, Scotland
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Ranked #48 of 181 Specialty lodging in Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Arnhem, The Netherlands
2 reviews
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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Bedford, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I stayed at this lovely wee hostel for a weekend last year, and again this year, for just over a week. I absolutely love it. The staff are super friendly, and treat you like friends - not like numbers! (they even remember your name! :) ) Very clean (and i mean super-deep clean, not just surface clean!), warm, friendly and... More

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Perth, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I stayed here for 1 night in April 2014. The hostel has a lovely welcoming feel and I would have been happy to stay longer. The hostess and the other guests were all very friendly. There is a very comfortable lounge with games, a book shelf, and there are CDs and a piano in the conservatory. The only problem was... More

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Basseterre, St. Kitts
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed in a private room at the Argyle Backpackers Hostel for one night. We booked on-line and had no issue getting our room on arrival. We stayed in the second location, which we did not know until we arrived but it was just down the street. Our room was lovely. We had a comfortable double bed,... More

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

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