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    High Street Hostel

    8 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NE, Scotland
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    • Excellent37%
    • Very good43%
    • Average12%
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

    My friend and I stayed at High Street Hostel for 2 nights in January. The hostel staff were lovely and fairly helpful. However my friend and I were both severally bitten by bed bugs and not much was done to compensate. The hostel itself is...More

    Thank Jessie H
    Response from Andy G, Manager at High Street HostelResponded 2 February 2016

    Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear about your experience. I must stress that cleanliness in our hostel has top priority as most of the reviews reflect. We do in fact clean all the rooms daily and change bedding continuously. In your...More

    Reviewed 24 January 2016

    The hostel has a perfect location and the staff is unbelivable helpful. Most of them are travellers that just stopped there for a while and are working there in the meanwhile, which is great because they know "the feeling" :) The room were very nice...More

    Thank Rita O
    Reviewed 23 January 2016

    This was perfectly adequate and nice for what I needed it for, a solo week holiday in Edinburgh. Most of the staff were really nice (except for a couple, specifically the guy I checked in with. I understand that he had been on the overnight...More

    Thank CaityUK
    Reviewed 17 January 2016

    I come here every year when visiting the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, staying for 2-4 weeks, and I can't fault it. Friendly staff, clean, comfortable rooms. Showers and toilets shared between each floor, but kept nice and clean, and the shower pods are nice and private....More

    Thank GemmaTrusty
    Reviewed 10 January 2016

    This hostel comes across as an unusual mix of a historic building (complete with replica medieval sets of armour) with a very noticeable, although superficial, hippy/anarchist vibe. In contrast to other reviewers, I found the bunk beds impressively comfortable by virtue of being set on...More

    Thank Steven G
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$16 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 159
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    • Old Town / Cowgate
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    Caligiiiirl_19
    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
    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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    "higher floors might be more quiet"
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    "Excellent Hostel, Great Amenities, Warm Staff, Fabulous Location!"
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    "I wouldn't know what to say besides the fact that I had a ncie view on a lovely building from my room..."
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    "ask when you book for a quiet room, ladies only rooms tend to be quieter"
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