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    Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel

    65 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BU, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent16%
    • Very good31%
    • Average25%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible15%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    #49 of 150 hotels in Edinburgh
     
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    11 - 15 of 281 reviews

    Reviewed 25 July 2017

    I booked this hostel for my last night in Scotland knowing I'd be arriving back in Edinburgh in the afternoon and flying out very early the next morning, and so I was really only looking for an inexpensive room. But this place is much more...More

    Thank KatSeeburger
    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    The location of the hostel is great and the room was comfortable and clean. The private room I was staying in was situated in another building, and as a result I didn't really experience the atmosphere of the hostel. The entrance of this building is...More

    Thank Margriet P
    Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

    Considering the location of the hostel on Cockburn St I was quite surprised at the price for a 2 bed ensuite and a 4 bed dorm. Very cheap for us even though people had cancelled at the last minute. Great location close to the Royal...More

    Thank cthomson58
    Reviewed 13 July 2017

    Never written a review before UNTIL NOW... had a shocker of an experience with one staff member Jonny who boasted his ability to take money out if my credit card because he owned my card credentials, this was while out drinking on a pub crawl...More

    1  Thank James C
    Response from edinburghbackpackers, Manager at Edinburgh Backpackers HostelResponded 15 July 2017

    Thanks for your review. Whilst on our free pub crawl, members of your group were evicted from two separate bars for reckless behaviour and attempted theft. After the second incident, in which we were shown CCTV footage of your travelling companions attempting to steal various...More

    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    I dont want to raise my expectation too high after reading some negative review But because on this trip my budget and time was very limited, and almost all female dorms in other hostels were fully booked, so I decided choose this hostel. Turned that...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Laundry Service
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    • Price range
    • US$18 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 28
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    • Edinburgh >
    • Old Town
    • Also Known As
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    Traveller (68)
    Room & Suite (44)
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    Old Town
    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-flavoured 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
    ...More
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    ALau85
    25 July 2017|
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    Response from edinburghbackpackers | Property representative |
    Hi Alau85 Laundry servies are carried out by staff leaving you free to head out and enjoy the day. Washing takes 3-4 hours at a cost of £7. All items are washed, dried and folded. Safe travels
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    JessJJ_5377
    5 April 2017|
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    Response from edinburghbackpackers | Property representative |
    There are free hairdryers located in the communal female bathrooms. If you are staying in a private room you can borrow a hairdryer from reception for free, you just need to pay a £5 deposit
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    "go for a private room across the street."
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    "Singles are all the way at the top of the stairs."
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    "Excellent location"
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    "staying in the rooms in the building down the street is much quieter being off the main road & being a..."
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