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    Argyle Backpackers

    14 Argyle Place, Edinburgh EH9 1JL, Scotland
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent38%
          • Very good36%
          • Average17%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible2%
          Travellers talk about
          “living room” (10 reviews)
          “shared house” (2 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
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          4.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 176 reviews

          Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

          Absolutely loved this hostel. It felt like I was actually staying in a Scottish home. The staff was really helpful and the beds were extremely comfortable. We booked a three-person suite and ended up with a double bed and a bunk bed. Super nice and...More

          Thank Megan M
          Response from ArgyleBP, Manager at Argyle Backpackers

          Thank you Megan M for your review of the hostel in Trip Advisor. We really appreciate your kind words and we are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us, it would be our pleasure to welcome you back to Argyle backpackers in the future....More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Argyle Backpackers has a very good location. Located 15min away from the City Centre by walk and 10min away from a supermarket Sainsbury and Starbucks place. Wifi is good. There's a lobby with TV and staff members are nice (Muchas gracias por su ayuda al...More

          Thank Manulazik
          Response from ArgyleBP, Manager at Argyle Backpackers

          Dear Manulazik, Thank you for taking time out and posting your experience at Argyle backpackers on Trip Advisor. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and your comments will help us to improve our guest experience.  It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Quite small rooms, with not a lot of beds (which is nice). The rooms and sanitary facilities were all clean. There's also a kitchen which you can use to make breakfast. There's also a living room where you can hang out and socialize with other...More

          Thank Bart C
          Response from ArgyleBP, Manager at Argyle Backpackers

          Thank you Bart C for your review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us, do keep us in mind for any future accommodation needs. Kind regards, Veronica

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          We stayed in a very small room with a bunk bed facing the street and It was noisy. The guy at the reception wasn't very helpful and barely spoke english. We got assigned a different building from the other 2 friends that came with us....More

          Thank Miguel C
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          The hostel has dorms and also double rooms, all with share bathrooms. Every floor has facilities and you have not to wait to use them. There are time restrictions to use the toilet on the top floor ( not between 11pm / 7am) and also...More

          Thank Novolvernunca
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$50 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 17
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          • Edinburgh
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          • Argyle Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland
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          Fernando O
          Hello everyone! How are you? Theres one thing I would like to ask. Is that hostel noisy or quiet in the night? I ask this because I have some problems for sleeping. I am very sorry for this inconvenience. But any help would be quite appreciated. Thanks in advance, Truly Regards! Fernando, from Brazil.
          1 September 2015|
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          Claire T
          Roughly how many people do you share a bathroom with when you book a private single room?
          28 April 2015|
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          Response from Alice C | Property representative |
          Hello Claire, Thank you for your enquiry, we have 8 bathrooms throughout the building. Depending on how busy we are the you will only be sharing with 2 - 4 other guests. We are a small hostel and we aim to provide each of... More
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          gazgoalie
          Any 24 hour car parking nearby
          5 February 2015|
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          Room Tips
          "This extra building has a different wifi network/password"
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          "The 6-bed dorms don't have locking front doors."
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          "6 bedroom female dorm was great."
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          "Laundry service not free, cost£4 per load of washing"
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