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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 July 2011

Best hostel I've stayed at! What you see in the photos is really what you get. It's very clean all around, comfortable beds and spacious bathrooms. The Wi-Fi is super fast and reliable and the lounge is so cosy. The kitchen looked great, though I didn't use it. The owners take tremendous pride in this place and it definitely shows...

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jonmacojoyce, Guest Relations Manager at Art House Hostel, responded to this review

hi there Thank You We Are Glad You Loved The Art House Hostel So Much... All Our Properties Are Historic and Beautiful Buildings that are 200 years old or more... We Have A Reputation For Fine Buildings And A Love of Scottish Castles.... Its the Romanticism of Scotland That We Believe You Want... Hence Majestic Buildings With Beautiful Character.... So...

Nice, France
Reviewed 14 November 2010

I definitely DO NOT recommend this hostel. Owner should not run a reception or something to do with customer relation. We arrived in the morning, called at the door and were asked through the entryphone to give our name to check the booking. The guy, still through the entry phone, “explains” shouting at us there is a mistake from hostelworld...

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jonmacojoyce, Owner at Art House Hostel, responded to this review

Awful Guests.... Unfortunately, We Do From Time To Time Get Really Awful Guests. Who Complain About Absolutely Everything!! We Are Trying Too Keep Them Away! So Our Message To You Is Just Book A Five Star Hotel And Pay But Don't Book A Hostel And Expect A Hotel... So Next Time Book A Hotel Please... And Also Your Comments Were...

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Art House Hostel

Address: 20 Gilmore Place | Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: $20 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Art House Hotel Edinburgh
Art House Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Just do not stay here. Seriously, don't.”
 of 5 bubbles VirginiaR574, 15 Jul 2012 | Read review
“don't get what you book”
 of 5 bubbles 70nats, 31 May 2012 | Read review
“NOT the purple room:-) but all the other ones are fine”
 of 5 bubbles J0nasO, 17 Nov 2011 | Read review
“Do not book a room here, much better hostels in the city!”
 of 5 bubbles cullenkh, 4 Oct 2011 | Read review
“Smile and show up early”
 of 5 bubbles SergioScotland, 25 Aug 2011 | Read review
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