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Belford Hostel

6 - 8 Douglas Gardens, Edinburgh EH4 3DA, Scotland (West End)
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
1 review
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
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Noosaville, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The Belford was fantastic. I stayed in a private room (so I have no idea what dorms are like) but the room was fantastic value for what I paid. Basic single bed, good heater, room for a suitcase. A toilet at one end of the hall and a gorgeous big shower with HOT water at the other. The lovely Belford... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Stayed here last month and thought it was good value for money. Was very easy to find and a good walking distance (20mins) from most tourist attractions. The staff were super helpful with showing us directions and advising us on good things to do and see.

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Bonito edificio, habitacion amplia (private double bed) y buen precio. Un poco alejado del centro. Lo peor la cisterna, que funcionaba como y cuando queria... Nice building, big room (private double bed) and good value, but a little far from the city centre. The worst thing: cistern in bathroom... it doesn't work really good...

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Ramah, New Mexico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

It was ok, but I would only recommend the private double room. The privates are separate from the dorms and we had two bathrooms available one on each end of the hall, one with a beautiful clean shower. The communal room is very large with a bar. Our room was clean, bug free and quiet. Good location to Haymarket Rail... More

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Trento, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

First: very very little space. I was in the 6-beds mixed dorm and there was just no place to stand, the beds were so packed together that I had to climb the stairs of another bed to get into mine. Plus there were no racks, no shelves, nothing where you could effectively put your stuff, only a locker - which... More

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Also Known As:
Belford Hotel
Belford Hotel Edinburgh
Belford Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
Address: 6 - 8 Douglas Gardens, Edinburgh EH4 3DA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
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Ranked #98 of 167 Specialty lodging in Edinburgh
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