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    High Street Hostel

    8 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NE, Scotland
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    1 - 5 of 299 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The location itself is worth the price. The 18 bed dorm rooms are a bit uncomfortable bedding and tiny (as expected..it's a hostel). The wifi was very weak, however, and i work online. Very friendly and helpful staff.

    Thank acadams24
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    First and foremost, there are many complaints written about this hostel about the basic amenities etc. It's a hostel! Always remember that, you're not booking the Hilton, you're booking into a backpacking hostel full of youths and travel minded adults. As for my experience, it...More

    Thank hostelfly
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We are a family of three (my parents are over 60) and this was something we have not experienced in our trip around Europe - staying for a few nights in a mixed dorm :) we enjoyed it, the camaraderie , the conversations, the communal...More

    Thank JoandraC
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Great hostel. Great location. Staff were amazing and so helpful (especially with our suitcases up the stairs). Not great showers but hostel showers are hostel showers! Would definitely recommend this place and I'd stay here again !

    Thank Emily D
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I have booked for the double room and the room given was so small, the utilities provide (toilets for bathing) too small with separated by wood partition. I even heard a couple taking bath together next to my toilet partition.. the space given was so...More

    Thank f00dl0ver8888
    Castle Rock Hostel
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$16 - US$81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 159
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    • Edinburgh >
    • Old Town / Cowgate
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    • High Street Hotel Edinburgh ,
    • High Street Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Nearby
    Old Town
    Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
    labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
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    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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    Caligiiiirl_19
    25 November 2016|
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    Response from Andy G |
    Hi, I'm afraid we don't offer weekly rates and the maximum stay is two weeks.
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    Hayley O
    20 April 2016|
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    Response from Andy G |
    Hi Hayley. Our breakfast is £1.90 and we do have gluten-free cereal as an option. There's a car park at the Travelodge Hotel around the corner and it is £15 for 24h. Hope this helps. Your High Street Hostel team.
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    "great location, low price"
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    "If you have lots of baggage, request a lower floor, it's a very old building and there are no lifts..."
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    "Try to get a room that is not facing the street, if noise bothers you!"
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    "Improve the staff during Hogmanay, it got understaffed during this date."
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