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    Belford Hostel

    6-8 Douglas Gardens, Edinburgh EH4 3DA, Scotland
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    Traveler (62)
    Room & Suite (11)
    Dining (1)
    Overview
    • Excellent12%
    • Very good24%
    • Average29%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible20%
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    “tv room” (6 reviews)
    “city centre” (10 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 147 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I was there for New Years Eve, I left with a bad impression, and I would not came back. Pros: The hostel was clean and pretty. The beds were very good with a lamp and a plug in each one of them. They had a...More

    Thank Polaxa
    Reviewed November 14, 2017

    We went to the hostel the 29th of October until the 1st of November. The hostel it's really bad, I meant, i'm gonna explain myself. We had just arrived at ten o'clock in the morning and the recepsionist (the woman) was so rude. She started...More

    1  Thank Spalace6
    Reviewed September 15, 2017

    I use hostels in Edinburgh regularly and have stayed at most of them at one time or another. The Belfort is one I try to avoid although by no means the worst I've experienced. For backpackers on foot it is quite far from town compared...More

    Thank Fred L
    Response from Belford Hostel R, Manager at Belford HostelResponded September 17, 2017

    Sorry you didn't enjoy our unique building, and ample common room and kitchen area. An exterminator was called out to investigate all rooms, and no trace of bed bugs have been found in the building. Had Reception been informed, we could have investigated immediately, and...More

    Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

    I was going to stay at the Belford hostel for a couple of nights only, but after cancelling my Highland spree due to health problems I went back to Edinburgh and back to the hostel, that should be enough right? Everybody was kind and helpful...More

    Thank ThystVB
    Response from Belford Hostel R, Manager at Belford HostelResponded September 17, 2017

    Thanks for your comments! Happy travels!

    Reviewed August 2, 2017

    The hostel was ver noisy and the stuff very unfriendly. There is no possibility to let the key in a safe place when you are leaving early, so it happend that even we let the key where the receptionist told us later they said that...More

    3  Thank Carolin W
    Response from Belford Hostel R, Manager at Belford HostelResponded September 17, 2017

    As the keys were not returned, you were charged for the replacement of these keys. Happy travels!

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    • $24 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
    • Location
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    • Scotland >
    • Edinburgh >
    • Stockbridge & Dean Village
    • Also Known As
    • Belford Hotel Edinburgh ,
    • Belford Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Traveler (62)
    Room & Suite (11)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (58)
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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
    ...More
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    Siobhan F
    August 17, 2014|
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    Response from Belford Hostel R |
    Hi there, We do have female only dorms, but the reservation in question was for a mixed dorm. This is clearly stated on the website. If they had requested a Female only room, this could have been avoided.
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    "Privates are in the basement, dorms are on the ground floor. Still the girl's shower is in the basement..."
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    "It's literally just 4 walls and a roof to sleep under, do not expect the quality of a YMCA"
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    "Just stay elsewhere"
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    "have eyeballs"
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