We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“False Adverising for A1 Playfair Hostel” 1 of 5 stars
Review of A1 Playfair House Hostel

No photo provided
Got a photo?
Add it.
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Edinburgh
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
A1 Playfair House Hostel
Save
You added A1 Playfair House Hostel to your Saves list
8 Blenheim Place | Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5JH, Scotland (Calton Hill)   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #144 of 185 Specialty Lodging in Edinburgh
Edmonton
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“False Adverising for A1 Playfair Hostel”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2005

Don't expect what you see on the website to be what you get. First of all, they are virtually impossible to get ahold of. Secondly when I arrived there was an awful smell about the place. The door to my room was cracked and they had a tiny white towel covering the frosted window pane, so if you got up close you could see right into my room. I had been led to believe I booked an en-suite room, WRONG! There was a sink and the toilet was down the hall, except it had the pipes had burst the week before so I would have to go down two flights of stairs and a long hallway to get to another one. The showers looked as though they had never seen a cleaning tool. The staff member I dealt with, fair enough he didn't speak much english, but still was not very helpful at all. I am still trying to get ahold of the person in charge to get my money back. Don't always believe what you see on the internet!!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes 10
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

4 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    0
    0
    0
    0
    4
See reviews for
Families
0
Couples
0
1
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1 of 5 stars
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Hotels you might also like...
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Price Your Stay

Been to A1 Playfair House Hostel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about A1 Playfair House Hostel

Address: 8 Blenheim Place | Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5JH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Calton Hill
Hotel Style:
Ranked #144 of 185 Specialty Lodging in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
A1 Playfair House Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage A1 Playfair House Hostel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.