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Our stay at this hostel was very average. The staff were friendly & it is in an ideal location however after returning to my room after a day out I found that the cleaners had moved all of my belongings off my bed & remade...More
Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 13 November 2014
Thanks for your review. We have had this problem a couple of times in the past. We are now rolling out a bed number system next week so that this problem does not happen again, sorry that you were inconvenienced by the cleaners thinking your...More
It is a hostel. Do not expect more, but the hostel can surprise you. It is perfectly located in the City Center, near the Castle and The Grassmarket. It was walk distance to all the amazing this located in the City Center (Princess Street, the...More
Great location for your money - about a 5 minute walk from the royal mile. Lots of facilities here, and definitely has the backpacker vibe. I was visiting for a long weekend with a friend so not totally in the travelling mentality (!) and it...More
I stayed at the Budget Backpackers a few years ago on my first ever solo trip and had a great time! It's very affordable and in a great location, which is enough of a reason for me to stay there. Yes, it can be very...More
Considering I paid very little to stay, it makes sense that the place was below the standards of other hostels I've been in. The sheets they give you are clean, but I don't know when or if they wash the bedding - ie. the duvet...More
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Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 14 October 2014
Hi there CM
We are so very sorry your stay with us did not meet your high expectations. We do wash all the bedding and it also gets replace every 6 months to ensure a high standard. We are a very busy and popular hostel...More
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US$24 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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
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 have a shower area and a changing area in front that are completely private. The toilets are also private cubicles. We also have a couple of Male only and female only Bathrooms in our hostel that are specifically single sex. These bathrooms have showers that have privacy shower screen and curtains and of course the toilets are completely private cubicles also. We hope this explains our bathroom set up for you . We hope you decide to book with us. BB Crew :)
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
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 guests to stay longer. We hope this information is helpful to you. BB Crew :)
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