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    Royal Mile Backpackers

    105 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SG, Scotland
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    03/09/2017 04/09/2017
    US$33
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    • Excellent35%
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    31 - 35 of 122 reviews

    Reviewed 8 June 2016

    i've been there for short time but next time i gonna spend all my stay at this hostel the best hostel in edinburgh very clen the staff is ( very ) welcome and right in the beautiful part in edinburgh very good

    1  Thank petrol99
    Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

    good and old hostel. staff r usually not kind. but one staff her name is maria is really so nice!! even small and old hostel, i stayed well cuz of her. location is really perfect. this hostel is nearby hostel's sister hostel. so i could...More

    2  Thank eddyphdhong
    Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

    I felt very comfortable in this hostel. Cute place, clean facilities, nice and helpful staff and good location. An extra shower or two would be good but it's quite small so understandable. Having the kitchen was very handy! They also stored my luggage for 3...More

    Thank Kristie T
    Reviewed 30 May 2016

    I was impressed by this hostel. The location is perfect for spending time on the Royal Mile and doing local walking tours. It's also close to a variety of restaurants and shops along with a grocery store. The hostel itself was clean and cozy, those...More

    Thank Megan C
    Reviewed 24 May 2016

    I'm a regular guest here on this hostel, been coming back and I think already spent more than £600 (for staying for more than 1 month here) in different dates. But, somehow the staff here (Lisa) who is unfortunately the Assistant Manager here, is very...More

    4  Thank vinatraveler
    Response from MacBackpackers, Manager at Royal Mile BackpackersResponded 6 June 2016

    Hi there, sorry you felt so offended by Lisa's reaction and completely changed your mind about our wee hostel. As a regular guest you came and stayed 11 times with us, altogether for 17 nights over 2 months, and you told us many times you...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$15 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
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    • 6
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    • Edinburgh >
    • Old Town
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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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    Nearby Restaurants
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    Monteiths
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    The Royal Mile Tavern
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    Nearby Attractions
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    John Knox House Museum
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    The Royal Mile Market
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    .10 km away
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    "If you enjoy sleeping in a quiet room, ask for one which is not on the street. The windows are old and High..."
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    "There is no lift so be prepared to take the stairs. If that is a concern consider requesting a lower floor."
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    "No nos dejaron elegir habitacion"
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    "excellent location, tidy, clean, power points, lockers, safe"
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