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    Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel

    65 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BU, Scotland
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    Traveller (61)
    Room & Suite (37)
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    Overview
    • Excellent15%
    • Very good33%
    • Average25%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible14%
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    “royal mile” (66 reviews)
    “games room” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    11 - 15 of 289 reviews

    Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

    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

    Thank Fgmurray
    Reviewed 8 September 2017

    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

    Thank madeleinerobinson
    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    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

    Thank walker08041980
    Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

    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

    Thank Christine S
    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    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

    Thank Irene O
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • US$24 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 28
    • Location
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    • Scotland >
    • Edinburgh >
    • Old Town
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    • Edinburgh Backpackers Hotel Edinburgh ,
    • Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel Scotland
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    Traveller (61)
    Room & Suite (37)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (28)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (5)
    Bathroom (4)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    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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    ALau85
    24 July 2017|
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    Response from edinburghbackpackers | Property representative |
    Hi Alau85 Laundry servies are carried out by staff leaving you free to head out and enjoy the day. Washing takes 3-4 hours at a cost of £7. All items are washed, dried and folded. Safe travels
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    JessJJ_5377
    4 April 2017|
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    Response from edinburghbackpackers | Property representative |
    There are free hairdryers located in the communal female bathrooms. If you are staying in a private room you can borrow a hairdryer from reception for free, you just need to pay a £5 deposit
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    "go for a private room across the street."
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    "Singles are all the way at the top of the stairs."
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    "Excellent location"
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    "staying in the rooms in the building down the street is much quieter being off the main road & being a..."
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