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    Budget Backpackers

    37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JR, Scotland
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      2 adults
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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
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Castle Rock Hostel
          1,487 reviews
          #3 of 205 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
           
          Safestay Edinburgh
          1,361 reviews
          #11 of 205 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
           
          High Street Hostel
          423 reviews
          #19 of 205 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
           
          Haggis Hostels
          394 reviews
          #14 of 205 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
           
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          Reviewed 3 September 2014

          While I have stayed in many hostels, this is the first one that left me actually regretting it. Firstly, the girl at the front desk checking us in was more interested in chatting to her coworker than to us. After tossing our sheets and key...More

          2  Thank TiredAngel17
          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 4 September 2014

          Hi there . Thanks for your review . We take our customer service very seriously and have now instigated a a full appraisal of our customer service standards. We are so sorry you did not receive the best possible customer service which we try to...More

          Reviewed 2 September 2014

          the hostel that I have been a couple of days is really well located near the train station and several amenities. It is very clean and colourful. The only negative aspect that I would like to point is perhaps the lack of toilets. There is...More

          1  Thank EmaMorrison85
          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 4 September 2014

          Hi Emma Thanks for your great review. All customer reviews are important to us . We have 21 showers in our hostel . most of our showers are in the back of the building approx 6 on each floor. They can sometimes be a difficult...More

          Reviewed 1 September 2014

          Very friendly staff (except for the girl who was at the bar on the morning of August 25th, she looked like it was literally a pain to be there), ideally located, reasonable prices, and quite clean (there is room for some improvement but overall more...More

          1  Thank Marouxna
          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 4 September 2014

          Hi Marouxna Thanks for your fantastic review . BB Crew

          Reviewed 27 August 2014

          Firstly it took half an hour to checkin when there was only 3 other people waiting. The staff were very friendly but take sarcasm and trying to be funny a bit far to the point where it is annoying, especially when its raining and you've...More

          2  Thank Kate D
          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 1 September 2014

          Hi Kate Thanks for your review giving us a thumbs up for location . Edinburgh unfortunately can be a bit expensive during the festival but we really try to keep our rates competitive during this dearer period. The good new is rates are now back...More

          Reviewed 26 August 2014

          I stayed in the hostel for 3 nights during the Fringe festival. The hostel location in really good, most of the staff was pretty friendly and the common areas are comfortable and clean. More showers would have been handy, but it wasn't such a big...More

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          Castle Rock Hostel
          1,487 reviews
          #3 of 205 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
           
          Safestay Edinburgh
          1,361 reviews
          #11 of 205 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
           
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          423 reviews
          #19 of 205 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
           
          Haggis Hostels
          394 reviews
          #14 of 205 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
           
          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$16 - US$61 (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
          • United Kingdom >
          • Scotland >
          • Edinburgh >
          • Old Town / Cowgate
          • Also Known As
          • Budget Backpackers Hotel Edinburgh ,
          • Budget Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland
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          Traveller (145)
          Dining (82)
          Room & Suite (67)
          Hotel & Grounds (156)
          Family and Play Areas (3)
          Bathroom (1)
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          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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          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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