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    Princes St East Backpackers

    5 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children12
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    • Excellent9%
    • Very good23%
    • Average20%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible33%
    17 Sep 2017
    “Best Avoided!”
    1 week ago
    “Everything GROSS and OLD. It's too expensive for what it offers”
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    The Balmoral Hotel
    3,890 reviews
    #14 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
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    1,148 reviews
    #31 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    Old Town Chambers
    1,006 reviews
    #3 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
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    4,556 reviews
    #32 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
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    1 - 5 of 62 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    1. 5 stores till u get to the hostel 2. most staff rude (one dared to insult me) & even they say 24h, 1 felt asleep while i knocked the door 20min 3. rooms are GROSS, beds=the worst. and you go up 2 stores more...More

    Thank Victoria S
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    I stayed in room N which was in the upper part of the hostel (which means even more stairs once you've made it up to reception). The toilets on this floor were out of order so there was only 1 toilet/shower (in the same room...More

    1  Thank Veronicancan
    Reviewed 17 September 2017

    The only outstanding feature of this hostel is the central location, you literally step out the door and across the street you will find the main shopping street in Edinburgh, Princes St. The pluses end there for this hostel because it is a total dump....More

    Thank Fred L
    Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

    Horrible experience, from the moment I first entered the property to the bitter end. First of all, it's a 77 steps climb to the hostel. They try to joke about it (it's even in their WiFi password), but there's no way around it: these 77...More

    Thank decimalizing8
    Reviewed 28 July 2017

    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
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    Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
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    • Price range
    • US$24 - US$71 (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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    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
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    Room Tips
    "Just don't come to this hostel please, you'll loose more than win"
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    "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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