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    The Hostel

    3 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5DR, Scotland
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    • Excellent15%
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    “common room” (8 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Bar/Lounge
    Breakfast included
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    31 - 35 of 161 reviews

    Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

    Average hostel to spend a night or two of you are travelling with friends or alone. The positive being centrally located in the town near Haymarket station. Comfortable stay. Self catering kitchen open till 2300 Common bathroom and toilet for both gender. Overall average

    Thank Githen P
    Response from The_Hostel_Ed, Manager at The HostelResponded 30 September 2016

    Hi Thanks for staying with us at The Hostel and for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We are constantly working to improve in all areas. You are welcome to stay with us at any time. Thanks The Hostel

    Reviewed 10 September 2016

    Myself and a friend stayed here whilst looking for an apartment to live in. We couldn't recommend the hostel more! The staff were very welcoming to two lost souls in Edinburgh and helped us with everything we needed. Rooms were comfortable and free wifi was...More

    Thank challissey
    Response from The_Hostel_Ed, Manager at The HostelResponded 12 September 2016

    Hi Thanks for your amazing review. We are so glad you had a good stay with us at The Hostel- we really enjoyed having you. Should you ever find yourselves lost in Edinburgh again, come and see us :) Helen, Adam and especially Joseph say...More

    Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

    Very cheap during the fringe festival, one of the cheapest within walking distance of the centre. The communal bathrooms were very nice! Beds were fine, room was a good size but we didn't spend much time there. Only real bad part was the lack of...More

    Thank ArPit22
    Response from The_Hostel_Ed, Manager at The HostelResponded 12 September 2016

    Hi Thanks for your review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us at The Hostel. Parking in the city center is often very difficult, especially during the Fringe, however, we are glad you found one of the cheaper car parks nearby. Please...More

    Reviewed 30 August 2016

    The Hostel was the perfect place to stay for our weekend getaway! The rooms were very clean, the atmosphere was fun and welcoming, and the staff was so friendly and helpful- especially Helen and Adam! I would recommend this location to all my friends. This...More

    Thank Cat B
    Response from The_Hostel_Ed, Manager at The HostelResponded 12 September 2016

    Hi Thanks for your review of The Hostel. We are so glad you had such a great stay with us. Helen and Adam enjoyed helping you and say you are welcome back anytime :) Looking forward to seeing you next time Thanks The Hostel

    Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

    The hostel itself is very well situated in the vacubity of the Haymarket station. On check in we were greeted by friendly staff. The rooms were clean and the atmosphere was nice. The lounge area offered a good place to relax with a functioning pool...More

    Thank Gareth R
    Response from The_Hostel_Ed, Manager at The HostelResponded 12 September 2016

    Hi Thanks so much for your review of The Hostel. We are glad you enjoyed our location and found the staff friendly. As you mentioned, at busy times it can be difficult to make sure the communal areas are constantly kept clean, however, we will...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$12 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 16
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    Response from Tom W | Reviewed this property |
    Have you phoned the Hostel directly about this? I had to do so in order to guarantee my group were all in the same room.
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    "take a warm pyjama"
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    "I slept in a dorm with most beds full. It was warm, showers and toilets clean"
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    "Luck of the draw. They may have rooms to sleep less people, which I'd advise!"
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    "best room for girls is room 5, quietest room is 10"
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