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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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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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Friedrichshafen, Germany
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27 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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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
3 helpful votes 3 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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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

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
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 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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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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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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