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Malone's Old Town Hostel

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  • Terrible5%
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“pub downstairs”(4 reviews)
“great location”(12 reviews)
“stag weekend”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Travelled here alone for a night and had a great time. Made a bunch of freinds in the hostel and all went for bunch of drinks, showed me all the haunts in Edinburgh. Would come here again definitely! In a great location within walking distance...More

Thank kelly c
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The location was great, close to everything you'd want to see in Edinburgh. Great deals in the pub downstairs as well. The beds were extremely squeaky whenever anyone moved - had a very hard time sleeping with all the noise. The breakfast was okay -...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2016

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Malone's is in a fantastic location in Edinburgh's old town. The promotions in the pub for guests are great, and can make the stay extra fun. Beds are fine, but rooms are a bit stinky if the window is left closed. Kitchen and breakfast are...More

Thank Agustin M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stopped at Malones Hostel for my Stag weekend in July. It was an excellent base for the weekend. We had one whole dormitory to ourselves. The beds were clean and surprisingly very comfortable. There is a communal shower area which is very clean and...More

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Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Breakfast included
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Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
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Price range
US$21 - US$28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$21 - US$28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (12)
Room & Suite (20)
Dining (2)
Nearby
Old Town
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
...More
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Dacey S
8 June 2016|
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Response from Ghost_of_the_World | Reviewed this property |
My review listed the pro/con of this hostel. I liked the staff, it was clean & the bed was comfortable, with a personal locker. The wifi worked. Also noted that i thought I paid too much for it, however it was on a public... More
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Eyeshaa A
25 October 2014|
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Response from Malones_HosteI | Property representative |
Sadly the hostel has a strict over 18 policy. Bathrooms are not mixed but shared.
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"Get a group of around 10 you'll get a dorm to yourselves. Otherwise expect to be in with strangers. Take..."
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"Shared 12 bed room"
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"Bring your own towel and padlock if needed"
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"plug your devices in before others fall asleep. All the outlets are behind someone's bed."
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