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London
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a wonderful stay at Belford! It's about a 15-20 minute trek from downtown, but on the plus side the surrounding area is much quieter than the city, which makes for a better night's sleep (and there's a bus if you want to save walking) Some of the cleanest hostel beds and showers we have ever seen, very comfortable,... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I rarely stay in hostels because of a bad experience years ago that involved a homeless guy sneaking in and some light urinification but I booked a 6 bed room in this fancy place and its great...the staff are friendly, the place is clean and no homeless people did wees on me so i'm happy

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Thank YummyRashers
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

it's definitely the best hostel I've ever been to. it's clean,cozy,staff is friendly,relaxing. you would definitely like to go back there 👍🏽👍🏽 it takes just like less than 10 min walking to reach the center but that's ok . It contains everything u may need,even the hair dryer and the baby liss 😂 that was great for me ✌🏻️

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Thank Gehad Z
United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This hostel is reasonably priced, so we did not have high expectations for it. The staff members were really nice and helpful, and the room was fine for the one night stay. My friend and I were in a dorm with 4 other people, so we had adequate space for our things and the beds were comfortable enough. It is... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night in Edinburgh before moving to more permanent accommodation. Hostel is inside an old church, which is interesting in a way, but as a result the rooms are quite small and the walls thin. Bathrooms and showers were good and clean. Location is fine, although a bit of a walk into the center of the city.... More 

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Thank Melissa L
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

The hostel is a little threadbare but is kept pretty clean by the staff who all seemed relatively friendly. The private rooms are basic but comfortable which is all you need from a hostel. The bathroom was clean and worked as you'd expect one to work. The only issue was that the walls were very thin and everything from the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Pros: Close to the city centre (10 minute walk) Bar Plenty of showers Large cooking area Tv room Cons: No parking Walls are paper, paper thin Asked for a double room but on arrival was given a very small twin

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

The hostel is super quirky and I love the cute, weird decor mixed with local artists and the old church stained glass. The bar is pretty good, clientele pretty friendly. Showers are good (for a hostel). The building is very cold, as I would expect from a converted church in Scotland, but the rooms do only have tiny heaters in... More 

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Thank Annie P
England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

stayed one night and NEVER AGAIN. It's a nice quirky building, a converted church but was absolutely freezing like we were sleeping outside, it was minus 3 when we visited and they turn the heating off at night, you cannot walk around without a coat and scarf on! Staff were friendly and really nice though, they have a cool bar... More 

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Sirtori, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

A church location sounds appealing, doesn't it? Well, it would, actually, if the guests had the chance to see something more than its vault... Still, having decorated each room different and cluttered every spare space with the most diverse objects, makes it look lovely characterised -that kind of kitsch which is original and good-looking. Unfortunately, I cannot say we had... More 

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Staying in Stockbridge & Dean Village

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Stockbridge & Dean Village
Just downhill of New Town and attractively straddling a river near the elegant Royal Botanic Garden, it’s small wonder that Stockbridge became one of the city’s first hip neighborhoods. It’s now one of Edinburgh’s most desirable, though many bohemian touches have fallen away as its residents have matured and the area has gentrified. Some second-hand shops cling on, but mostly residents display refined tastes in basement bistros, gastropubs, coffee and antique shops, boutiques and delis and at the Sunday farmers' market. A pleasant ten-minute walk away, along a leafy riverside path beside the gurgling Water of Leith, lies Dean Village. This sleepy neighborhood of medieval half-timbered houses still retains much of the village feel it had when watermills plied their trade here. Beyond, the wooded riverside path feels even more remote as it climbs to the sculpture gardens of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
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Additional Information about Belford Hostel

Address: 6-8 Douglas Gardens, Edinburgh EH4 3DA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Stockbridge & Dean Village
Price Range: $24 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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