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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Pros of the property itself - it's in a beautiful old church, the design is quirky and colourful. It's unique. Women's shower room is modern and spacious with a well lit mirror. Hair dryer provided, small but convenient to have. Beds are comfortable. Reasonably priced....More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

I stayed at the Belford hostel for 2 nights. First, the location wasn't the greatest. Seemed safe, however was far from downtown Edinburgh. We took Uber for $4-5 pounds each way. The locals said to take the "black taxi" but the taxi was more expensive,...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I stayed at a private room in this hostel in April 2017. Although the hostel looks really cool and fun, some of the essentials simply weren't there. For instance, though they advertise free wi-fi, it doesn't work in every room (including mine), so every time...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Do NOT book through "Scotland Hostels". Poor communication and loads of errors. Plus hostel manager was not told we were a choir with children. This hostel is NOT appropriate for under 16s & does not normally take them. It's not cold now insulation has been...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I only write reviews when deserved and earned. Belford Hostel and in particular Sherralyn the Manager made my stay absolutely perfect. I was greeted with a warm welcome and provided with all the information I requested- mind you I ask a lot of questions! All...More

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United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Stockbridge & Dean Village
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Belford Hotel Edinburgh
Belford Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
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Stockbridge & Dean Village
Just downhill of New Town and attractively straddling
a river near the elegant Royal Botanic Garden, it’s
small wonder that Stockbridge became one of the city’s
first hip neighbourhoods. It’s now one of Edinburgh’s
most desirable, though many bohemian touches have
fallen away as its residents have matured and the area
has gentrified. Some second-hand shops cling on, but
mostly residents display refined tastes in basement
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Siobhan F
17 August 2014|
Response from Belford Hostel R |
Hi there, We do have female only dorms, but the reservation in question was for a mixed dorm. This is clearly stated on the website. If they had requested a Female only room, this could have been avoided.
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"Privates are in the basement, dorms are on the ground floor. Still the girl's shower is in the basement..."
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"It's literally just 4 walls and a roof to sleep under, do not expect the quality of a YMCA"
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"Just stay elsewhere"
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"have eyeballs"
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