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Certificate of Excellence
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  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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Rooftop Bar
Fitness center
Kitchenette
2 Star Hotel
The Baxter, privately owned by brothers Mike and Ross Baxter, brings you a new standard of hostel. Located in the heart of Edinburgh and built with care and attention by the owners over the past two years, The Baxter is an amazingly restored building offering a boutique hostel...
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5/2 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland
6.6 miles to Edinburgh Airport
178 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
0.2 miles from Edinburgh Old Town
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Reviewed today via mobile

Arriving in Waverly Station it took me 5 minutes to get there. Very nice and clean place, very friendly staff. I wouldn't have asked for more for this price. The shower is a small logistical challenge, but I admire the clever way to install 4...More

Thank Priska W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Baxter was wel accommodating, very clean, and beautiful altogether! My only qualm with the place was that it was quite small. Otherwise, I loved the atmosphere and location! Every employee was respectful, helpful, and seemed to know everything We needed.

Thank Mary Beth B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel is in a great location close to the train station which was a definite bonus for me. I liked the relaxed vibe ans the staff are friendly and helpful. It was also clean and felt safe at all times. It can become a...More

Thank Abitha I
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

This has to be the coolest hostel I have ever stayed in. Very clean, immaculate in fact! The staff are friendly and helpful. Light breakfast included too! The location is literally 100 yds from the top of the Waverley steps. Great for meeting people and...More

Thank JamesCooper_12
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Hostel is as cool as you can see in the pictures. Beds are comfortable. Free scrambled eggs every morning, and any tea or coffee you like during all day. Staff is really nice, friendly and helpful. Within 5min walking you are at the Royal Mile...More

Thank Nerea G
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The Baxter, privately owned by brothers Mike and Ross Baxter, brings you a new standard of hostel. Located in the heart of Edinburgh and built with care and attention by the owners over the past two years, The ...More Baxter is an amazingly restored building offering a boutique hostel experience. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
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Certificate of Excellence
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Traveler (82)
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Nearby
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
...More
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Fernando O
August 31, 2015|
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Response from annehogwarts |
It depends on which room you stay. The room I stayed was ok, very quiet, but I woke up in the midnight by the sound of people throwing beer/wine bottles outside, tho that didn't last for long. There's a bar downstairs, I'm... More
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"If you need a private ensuite, simply DON'T GO!"
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"I was in a 6 beds dorm, had a very good sleep"
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"Carry access card always, even to loo, since u need it to get back to room!"
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"The hostel is on the first floor with no elevator, so choose accordingly."
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