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    Budget Backpackers

    37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JR, Scotland
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent33%
          • Very good45%
          • Average13%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible4%
          Travellers talk about
          “bed dorm” (40 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Kitchenette
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          21 - 25 of 563 reviews

          Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

          The beds were comfortable and they had good reading lamps and lockers but the place was tiny. The bathrooms were shocking. Two people couldn't even fit between the stalls and the basins. There would be an awkward traffic jam of getting into the shower when...More

          Thank annanic16
          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 12 March 2017

          Hi There thank you for taking the time to review us. We do indeed have some unisex bathrooms but the only area that is unisex are the sinks. All the showers areas are private pods with a changing area included in the pod. We also...More

          Reviewed 9 March 2017

          Very budget. Staff at times finish talking to each other before attending to you at reception, spacious lockers in room but bed was unchanged (unreserved beds so people can try all free beds before choosing one). Had one breakfast there, order was forgotten (waited 20mins...More

          Thank Vince E
          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 10 March 2017

          Thank you for taking the time to review us. All our beds have their linen changed after a guest has vacated. Our guests get bed tokens to put on the bed they have chosen. When a guest checks out and removed their token to return...More

          Reviewed 5 March 2017

          I wish I had taken a photo of the private room, my friend and I were able to book at Budget Backpackers. We were really happy with it, and my friend was happy to be in a room where it was just us. She is...More

          Thank Lindsay W
          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 7 March 2017

          Thank you so very much for your very kind words. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated our awesome Location and Great Atmosphere. We hope you will choose to stay with us again when you next visit Edinburgh. BB Crew...More

          Reviewed 16 February 2017

          Great location and lovely building (nice combination of old and new). Very friendly staff. The rooms are basic, but if all you're looking for is a bed then it is perfect. Safe, with lockers for your belongings (even if you have a large bag).

          Thank JB_1978A
          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 20 February 2017

          Good to hear you liked our Location and Friendly staff and found our hostel Safe . Thank you for taking the time to review us. BB Crew :)

          Reviewed 10 February 2017

          The design of the hostel was very artsy with graffiti and colourful walls, not really what I expected from watching the photos online. Staff was friendly and helpful. And the location good. The only thing that bothered me was that you couldn't bring your own...More

          Thank HannaLx
          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 11 February 2017

          Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are pleased you found our staff helpful and friendly. Our guests are more than welcome to bring their own food into the hostel and eat it in the Chill our area upstairs or the Self...More

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          About
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$16 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 300
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          • Location
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          • Scotland >
          • Edinburgh >
          • Old Town / Cowgate
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          • Budget Backpackers Hotel Edinburgh ,
          • Budget Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland
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          Traveller (145)
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          the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Jodie027
          Is there ironing facilities ?
          8 June 2017|
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          Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
          Yes There are ironing facilities in the hostel. :)
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          rgs1997
          Hi, the hostel looks very modern and clean in the images. My question is about your shower facilities - I am just slightly confused and wanted to confirm what the facilities are like as in your photographs they appear to be lovely private cubicles in very good condition but in a review it describes completely open showers with no privacy? What is the situation with this? Thanks :)
          15 April 2017|
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          Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
          Hi there. The bathrooms we have are as follows. Some of our bathrooms are mixed gender , what this means is that the sinks areas are the the only sections that are mixed and shared. The Showers areas are Private pods that... More
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          Caligiiiirl_19
          Hi! Do you guys have weekly rates?
          12 December 2016|
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          Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
          Hi there we are unfortunately not offering weekly rates at the moment. We do have a longer stay section of the hostel but this is fully booked at the moment. Our standards rates are very low at the moment to encourage our... More
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          Room Tips
          "Perhaps a room on one of the lower floors if you need wifi"
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          "Excellent location, good atmosphere."
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          "if you wanna meet people, get to the 30 beds room. What a great place to spend some nights"
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          "Get a lower floor if you have problem with stairs; also for better wifi."
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