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    High Street Hostel

    8 Blackfriars St., Edinburgh EH1 1NE, Scotland
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    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    All reviews common room royal mile large kitchen pub crawl mixed gender great location person room female dorm cleaned regularly bed dorm hot choc top bunk common areas reception area rooms are big free wifi perfect place to stay room key your luggage restaurants and pubs
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    3 reviews
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Stayed here for 3 nights. Was first placed into a room with an old fat guy who snores like crazy. Staff were amazing and were more than happy to move us to a different room so we could actually get some sleep. Place was very...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The hostel is very central, with very friendly staff, free tea, a kitchen where you can make your own food, cheap breakfast is available and you can store your backs there no problem while waiting for check in or if you need to leave them...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I stayed at the High Street Hostel in Edinburgh in an 8-bed co-ed dorm for one night in March of 2017, and it was absolutely the best hostel I’ve stayed in in terms of value for money and in terms of the general environment. The...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Plus points: 1. Location is excellent! Walking distance from all the main attractions. 2. Rooms and beds are clean. 3. Atmosphere is very friendly. 4. The decor is very inviting and sort of makes you feel comfortable. 5. Kitchen is available for use. They have...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    The hostel was clean with lots of facilities however upon arriving the staff gave very little information for example they didn't tell us there was breakfast, where to get towels, hairdryers or any info such as where the nearest shop is. A little bit more...More

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    Nearby
    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
    ...More
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    Thụy Ngọc Thảo N
    Hello. Me and my boyfriend are going to Thailand on Dec 24. We really love your place but unfortunately we don't have enough to get 2 beds or a private room. I would like to ask if we can sleep in one bed in your mixed dorm. We can pay a bit higher than your normal price. You can mail me through thaonguyen932503@gmail. Please let me know soon. Thank you.
    9 December 2016|
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    Caligiiiirl_19
    Hi, Do you have weekly rates?
    25 November 2016|
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    Response from Andy G |
    Hi, I'm afraid we don't offer weekly rates and the maximum stay is two weeks.
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    Hayley O
    Hi, Is breakfast included with the room, and can you cater for gluten intolerance? Is there any parking available near the hostel? At what price? Thank you, Hayley
    19 April 2016|
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    Response from Andy G |
    Hi Hayley. Our breakfast is £1.90 and we do have gluten-free cereal as an option. There's a car park at the Travelodge Hotel around the corner and it is £15 for 24h. Hope this helps. Your High Street Hostel team.
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    "Improve the staff during Hogmanay, it got understaffed during this date."
    Pietro Z, 1 month agoRead review
    "Don't bother paying for a private room, book 4 beds in the dorm and get your own private corner away from..."
    FlowerGypsy85, 7 months agoRead review
    "I stayed in "The Ice Cream Parlour" on the 5th floor, and it was just great !!"
    Rob H, 8 months agoRead review
    "The room on the side of the street was nice and quiet enough."
    Ljubljana-Sunshine, 8 months agoRead review
    "Beware that kitchen closes 11am-12:30pm and 12:00-6:30 am"
    P Iskra M, 9 months agoRead review
    "No lift, 7 floors."
    Phil B, 10 months agoRead review
    "good location, best price"
    nanci c, over a year agoRead review
    "Spend a bit more $$ for a smaller room- it still won't break the bank"
    Bridget P, over a year agoRead review
    "Temporary accomodation. Like all the hostels I suggest to sleep just for 2 3 nights."
    franceskovalente88, over a year agoRead review
    "Avoid rooms that are above the common room"
    Emily K, over a year agoRead review
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