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Belford Hostel

6 - 8 Douglas Gardens, Edinburgh EH4 3DA, Scotland (West End)
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Ranked #100 of 181 Specialty lodging in Edinburgh
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Bolu Province, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

yes,ıt was not luxuriousI,but it was really historical and different hostel for me.doing a church hostel is a very sensible idea.ı like it!! mystic ambiance of the hostel made me happy!I will remember this hostel every time!!!

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

If you don't like walking, this is not the hostel for you, but personally I like walking, especially round a beautiful city like Edinburgh. Wasn't left wanting anything. Great kitchen facilities and even a TV with sky sports, so you won't miss any sporting action

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

A church converted into a hostel.... what else can you ask for.... A pocket friendly accommodation perfect for an outing with friends. The staff was friendly and the rooms were clean. Though it is not in the best location... but everything else about it is gr8. Well maintained and offers comparatively cheaper drinks at its bar! The art done on... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I booked this hostel for 2 nights. The night before I was to go there, I called to ask how much I would lose if I were to (a) cancel the booking for both nights or (b) cancel for the first night and instead book for an additional third night. I was told that in both cases, I will lose... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

You'd think it would be a cool idea to stay in a big church remade into a hostel... But it was more strange and uncomfortable than cool. The walls were painted horribly into weird scenes that added to the feeling of "what the hell is going on?..." The rooms were made from thin dry wall so you could hear everyone... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

My girlfriend and I had an absolutely wonderful stay at the Belford Hostel. The staff is super friendly and helpful. The room (double room, No. 5) was big, quiet, the bed was comfortable and we even had our own kettle (tea and instant coffee was also provided - free of charge). The hostel is situated near Edinburgh Haymarket, so a... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If you're expecting to stay in a luxurious Hilton hotel, this is not for you. But if you're used to hostels, sharing a room, and a little noise, you'll feel completely fine here! The showers and facilities are clean, and for those who do not like to party and be kept up all evening from other's parties, this is the... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I don't know what people expect from a hostel, but this one is clean, comfortable, and in a really interesting building. The staff were awesome, really friendly and helpful - including the South African lady - she was fantastic, planning our entire Highland route for us! The staff even invited us all to join them on a night out! The... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I had an amazing time at the Belford Hostel. The staff were all super friendly, giving me great advice on the things that were worth seeing and what to skip. A couple of them invited me and some other guests out with them one night, and it was a lot of fun! My bed was ridiculously comfortable, I had no... More

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Turgutreis, Turkey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

The bad reviews are justified. This place is disgusting. Freezing cold throughout (heaters warm the rooms, but common areas are freezing) and the staff genuinely don't care. Seems to be volunteers working here anyway, so they probably don't. The South African girl on reception was sooooo rude! They really should get rid of her if they want any chance of... More

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Address: 6 - 8 Douglas Gardens, Edinburgh EH4 3DA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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