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Belford Hostel

6 - 8 Douglas Gardens, Edinburgh EH4 3DA, Scotland
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Sligo, Ireland
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed here for a weekend with 14 of my friends, the people were so nice to us & hooked us up with our own rooms before we got there. The rooms are decorated cool each with a different theme. The common area downstairs is nice and chilled, with a 24 hour (which they had to restock a few times throughout... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just home from a brilliant weekend here! There was a group of 14 of us split between three rooms, staff were brilliant fun and very accommodating. Rooms were clean, showers were perfect, very clean and they have a 24 hour bar which is cheap! Location was perfect for us walking distance of the city centre, sights and nightclubs! Can't thank... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Very strange hostel. Hostel is a 'converted church', rooms are built inside the main church room. Rooms are small and have no ventilation, if you have 1/8 people in the room with stinky clothes/feet, you will all smell it. felt like a mouse in a shoe box. Only 3 toilets for the females that i could find. I think theres... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

+ Clean sheets, clean showers & toilets + Easy-going and kind staff + Pleasant common-room atmosphere (90s bar / sports / chillout room with kitchen) + Individual lockers & keys provided - Bunks badly indicated, can cause mix-ups (nothing too dramatic) - Contains a licensed bar, but the beers are a little expensive for hostel standards (that's just me being... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Probably the best showers I've had in a hostel, the rooms are tacky and dated but clean. The staff are really friendly, its much further out than the majority of the other hostels in Edinburgh but it's still only a 20 minute walk to the centre. Even though there is free wifi - it's only really accessible in the basement... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

I was in that hostel more o less for a month, the staff is great, they're just guys lives there and make your permanence nice, very helpful and kindly. But be careful at the BIG manager.....I never met a person more rude then her....her is nice with the customers just when have to receive the money....

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Stayed here mid August so was a little pricey for a hostel due to the Fringe, but the beds were clean and the showers are new and clean - lots of privacy. The rooms were a little tired but hey, it's a cheap hostel. The staff were great. Location not bad - not central but it wasn't a far walk... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights. Friendly staff. Cheap breakfast for GBP1. It was clean and well maintained, however my room was smelling because of one of the persons in the room. Overall, I would recommend it to students and backpackers.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

good place to stay. Close to the centre so it' very well situated, the staff was really nice and had a very cheap breakfast 1£ for coffee + juice and 2 toasts!! If u are looking for a cheap accommodation just to sleep and hang out a little bit this is a good place!!!! There's not a lot of bad... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Staying in this hostel was a wonderful experience, most probably because of its originality (never before have I stayed in a converted church) and awesomely friendly staff. Also hostel design is great, especially the bar/canteen, entertaining and lively. The service is more than good, considering cheap hostel prices. I would surely recommend this hostel to the young people whose requirements... More 

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Stockbridge & Dean Village
Just downhill of New Town and attractively straddling a river near the elegant Royal Botanic Garden, it’s small wonder that Stockbridge became one of the city’s first hip neighborhoods. It’s now one of Edinburgh’s most desirable, though many bohemian touches have fallen away as its residents have matured and the area has gentrified. Some second-hand shops cling on, but mostly residents display refined tastes in basement bistros, gastropubs, coffee and antique shops, boutiques and delis and at the Sunday farmers' market. A pleasant ten-minute walk away, along a leafy riverside path beside the gurgling Water of Leith, lies Dean Village. This sleepy neighborhood of medieval half-timbered houses still retains much of the village feel it had when watermills plied their trade here. Beyond, the wooded riverside path feels even more remote as it climbs to the sculpture gardens of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
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