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I stayed here for 2 nights and found it to be a great option in Edinburgh. Really good value, clean rooms (I stayed in the 8 bed dorm), spacious common areas with large, well equipped kitchens and friendly helpful staff. Also a fantastic location within...More
Our last few days of our Scotland tour before saying good bye to my son as he returned to USA and it was made memorable because of this place. We were all new to Hostel accommodation but this place was full of character and the...More
I'm always leery of staying in hostels in big cities, but this hostel was everything I wanted and more. You literally wake up to the Edinburgh Castle at your doorstep (with the sounds of bagpipes coming through the windows...) and you're right next to the...More
Amazing place to be there a couple of days or your hole life!!! Its so big and so clean!
The place is in front of the castle, you are in the centre of edinburgh, its so nice to walk to the hostel.
Thank you very...More
Stayed with a friend for 4 nights during the height of the Fringe. Comfortable rooms. Clean facilities. Friendly and helpful staff. Fantastic location, especially for this time of year. Almost all attractions/venues within walking distance. Also has a couple of cool rooms for hanging out...More
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$12 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
Yes, that is correct we do not have elevators. Our private rooms are on the top floor so you'd need to go up 3 flights of stairs. We would be able to help you with your bags as long as they're not to heavy for our... More
Yes, that is correct we do not have elevators. Our private rooms are on the top floor so you'd need to go up 3 flights of stairs. We would be able to help you with your bags as long as they're not to heavy for our staff member.
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