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Malone's Old Town Hostel

14 Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QN, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Excellent place to stay with everything you need for a very reasonable price. The guys that work there were wonderful, so helpful and genuine. Breakfast is decent, good selection of basics. Bathrooms are big and clean with nice dumper showers. Would definitely recommend this hostel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

stayed here during the festival for a weekend- nothing to fault! location simply could not be better, clean rooms, no noise, good showering facilities. Decent breakfast in the morning - recommended !!

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Stayed here for three nights in July 2014 including the World Cup final night. Beds were comfy, showers were clean and super hot. Noise from the bar can come up, especially on the busy nights and the breakfast wasn't anything to write home about. The wifi was also good and they have good food specials at the bar. Desk staff... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We came to Malones for a place to lay our heads for the duration of our mates stag do. What we got was a place we actually totally wanted to hang out full of friendly characters and helpful staff. The manager was approachable, honest and fair, even through some slight issues with the room (for which we were instantly reimbursed... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We booked 2 beds in the hostel on the Easter weekend. When we reached the hostel, the guy told us that our booking was cancelled!! We had a confirmed booking from Booking.com!!! The guy told us that he had sent us an "email" about our booking being cancelled. When we asked him to show the email ,he obviously couldn't. In... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Perfect place to stay if you're on a budget. Very tidy hostel with good kitchen facilities even for a longer stay. Felt very safe and the location is so good in Old Town, within a walking distance to basically everywhere. Staff were extremely nice and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

Perfect location with bus stops, restaurants etc within walking distance. Really nice and helpful staff. Clean rooms, many toilets and showers. And the pub is really good, too (and you get special offers if you say you stay at the hostel). We stayed for two nights, and everything ran smoothly. This is a great hostel, and really price worthy. I... More 

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Moate, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Excellent hostel with the most comfortable hostel bed i have ever slept in..great location to with everything within walking distance...malones bar is downstairs which offers brilliant discounts on food and drink for anyone staying at the hostel,so definitly pop down for a few beers before you explore the town further because drinks will be more expensive elsewhere. staff were helpull... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Very impressed with every aspect of this Hostel its clean modern with all the mod cons to accomodate every traveller.Its location is absolutely ideal everything touristy royal mile,castle,scotch experience is within walking distance as well as the Grassmarket for nightlife. The bar in the hostel serves brilliant very reasonable food easily the best Ive had in any hostel.The bar is... More 

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Address: 14 Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QN, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
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Number of rooms: 4
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