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Privately and dorms are in different buildings - privates are across the street in an apartment building.
Location is very central yet our room was back-facing so quiet at night. The room was good - clean, quite big and decent decor. Good for the price....More
I stayed here with my girlfriend for two nights before we could move into our new apartment. This place was well-reviewed and lived up to my expectations.
The pros: Check-in woman was very friendly, funny, and helpful, and provided us with information about nearby (and...More
we had a private twin room which was in another building across the street,the location was fantastic(right on the royal mile),it was clean and tidy,did the job, apart from the shower which wasnt fixed to the wall so you had to sit in the bath...More
While on a recent vacation to Scotland with my husband we stayed at Edinburgh Backpackers for our duration in Edinburgh. Upon arriving at the hostel we both realized it is nothing like the online pictures. We scrambled to find new accommodations but due to The...More
The beds where really comfy and the room was more spacious than I was expecting, they kept the rooms clean and it wasn't cold even tho it was freezing outside. But the atmosphere was more of a hotel than a hostel, no one wanted to...More
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
royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.