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Princes St East Backpackers

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2 weeks ago
“Cheap and not too bad ”
Sep 17, 2017
“Best Avoided!”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here after stones gig and expected the worst due to recent reviews but the place is ok. Really close to Waverly station and friendly staff. Could do with refurbishment but its not bad for the price. Our stay worked out at £25 each. I'd...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Checked in and immediately checked out after seeing where I was supposed to sleep for 3 nights. They charged me for 2 nights because I had already checked in which is complete crap, however I was more concerned for my safety and hygiene to even...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

I am sad to read all of the bad reviews. Go to this hostel with an open mind. Yes, the building is old and therefore has some flaws but it also had a lot of character and really nice vibes. If you are a hippy...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Cons: 1. The WiFi doesn’t work 2. The whole place smells horrible 3. The staff isn’t friendly 4. The place is falling apart, everywhere you turn something is broken (toilets, showers, & windows for example) 5. The colors on the walls are horrible 6. The...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Let me start with a positive... if you want to get some cardio in for your 2018 goals.. the stairs are perfect for you. The window in our room had a great view, if you like looking at wood nailed over window panes. Not to...More

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United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Princes Street and Gardens
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Princes St East Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland
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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
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"Just don't come to this hostel please, you'll loose more than win"
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"Beware the 77 steps to the top"
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"Do not ever go to this hostel. It is NOT as pictured."
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"No vayas! No merece la pena"
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