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Belford Hostel

6 - 8 Douglas Gardens, Edinburgh EH4 3DA, Scotland (West End)
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Ranked #105 of 185 Specialty Lodging in Edinburgh
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
    3 of 5 stars
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Ballarat, Australia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here after my partner recommended it (from staying here 10 years previously!). We had a private room with ensuite. I was surprised they even gave us tea and coffee and we were given slippers!!! (at a hostel!!!) It is in New Town so to get to the action there is a bit of a walk, but it is... More

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Karnal, India
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my experience at belford was not that great, first of all this hostel is built up in a place which use to be a church so bathrooms were very far from the room, also the bar is not that great. The location is very far from the centre of the city and the places of interest like Edinburgh castle princess... More

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York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in a private 'double' room for three nights and three nights was more than enough. After ringing the bell on our arrival we waited outside for several minutes until some residents let us in. The South African lady on reception was shocked at the large numbers of people waiting to check in and made it clear to us... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just got back from staying at this Hostel never again. Two young females (19yrs)put in a dorm with three males one of who was much older (at least 40's). We weren't even allocated the same bunk bed. Shocking we stayed awake all night because we were too uncomfortable to go to sleep. Also female toilet and bathroom down one big... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
344 helpful votes 344 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Clean & comfortable with helpful staff in a lovely old church setting. Licensed bar in the dining area and large clean kitchen with ample dining space. Plenty of showers and the private room with double bed was very comfortable and secure. Not right in the city centre but along the bus routes.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

While not the most conveniently located hostel in Edinburgh, Belford Hostel is known for being unique. Situated inside a renovated church, the hostel has a mystical, and inviting atmosphere. I found the rooms to be very cramped, (though moreso due to our bunkmates' massive amounts of luggage!) but everything was clean. Showers were fine. Laundry available. The downstairs kitchen had... More

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Bolu Province, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Address: 6 - 8 Douglas Gardens, Edinburgh EH4 3DA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
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