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    Princes St East Backpackers

    5 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland
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    Room & Suite (15)
    Hotel & Grounds (9)
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    • Excellent10%
    • Very good25%
    • Average21%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible31%
    10 Sep 2016
    “Could have done better for the price”
    3 weeks ago
    “Great little hostel”
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    1 - 5 of 58 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Stayed in a lot of hostels in Edinburgh and this was and is my favorite the pink haired girl on reception was fantastic and friendly and genuine and the front desk guy Joanas was a brilliant guy, I don't know why this isn't higher in...More

    Thank Joeykenna
    Reviewed 9 July 2017

    This is the worst hostel I've ever "stayed in". The mattress in our room was stained and had two large holes under it. Two insects ran into the one of the holes when we lifted the mattress. We were both disgusted by the state of...More

    Thank Béatrice V
    Reviewed 27 April 2017

    Do not sleep here unless you want to die because of a fire. The building is a complete labyrinth of corridors, ups and downs, I honestly do not imagine what would happen if there was a fire, but nobody came alive. Other than that, it...More

    Thank Estef22
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    Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

    The hostel is located up several narrow winding stairs, which is quite difficult if you have a large backpack or suitcase. I called the day before to check if they had free wifi, which they stated that they had. When I arrived they told me...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

    Staff were incredibly helpful, allowed me to print my plane boarding passes which I was quite flustered about. It is a cheap hostel and so you cannot expect miracles, but I had a wonderful sleep and could not hear anything from outside my room even...More

    Thank Edward A
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    #32 of 149 hotels in Edinburgh
     
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    About
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    • Price range
    • US$28 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 54
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Edinburgh >
    • New Town
    • Also Known As
    • Princes St East Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Traveller (28)
    Room & Suite (15)
    Hotel & Grounds (9)
    Bathroom (4)
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    New Town
    Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
    until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
    play. This is the city’s central business district
    with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
    of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
    clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
    helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
    Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
    ...More
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    Room Tips
    "Beware the 77 steps to the top"
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    "Do not ever go to this hostel. It is NOT as pictured."
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    "No vayas! No merece la pena"
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    "next to bus station"
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