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    Royal Mile Backpackers

    105 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SG, Scotland
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    • Excellent36%
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    “sister hostel” (8 reviews)
    “gotham city” (5 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Rooftop Bar
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    Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

    Small, no place to hang out with my friends. Our room is so tiny, the shower ekkk not so clean. When the time I used it, two toilets in Female are so dirty and showers too. With number of people used it with only two...More

    5  Thank TeresaLiverpool01
    Response from MacBackpackers, Manager at Royal Mile BackpackersResponded 1 September 2016

    Hi there, shame you didn't enjoy your stay here with us. Our bathrooms get cleaned thoroughly twice a day and checked on regularly. The Fringe Festival is a very busy time here in Edinburgh and we were fully booked for the whole month with lots...More

    Reviewed 3 August 2016

    This is the smallest hostel that I ever stayed in, but that did not detract from my experience at all. Firstly, the hostel has a spectacular location on the Royal Mile, close to everything that I wanted to see. It is in walking distance from...More

    Thank AnneS1990
    Response from MacBackpackers, Manager at Royal Mile BackpackersResponded 12 September 2016

    Hi there, thanks for the lovely review. Great to hear you had such a great time at our wee hostel. Come back some time!

    Reviewed 8 July 2016

    I stayed there for a couple of nights in a 10-bed female dorm and found it very pleasant. The hostel is rather small and its furnishing is both comfortable and convenient. The bathrooms were very tidy, just a little crowded from time to time. The...More

    Thank 19A91J
    Response from MacBackpackers, Manager at Royal Mile BackpackersResponded 14 July 2016

    Hi there, thanks for the lovely words - glad you enjoyed your time here with us. It's the advantage of the small and homely places that it's easy to meet new people. Our bathrooms can get a bit crowded in the 'rush-hour' - sorry about...More

    Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

    This hostel is near in Royal Mile but very small and not a hostel that you want to stay. Some staff are rude.Rooms are dark and very tiny. Staff are hanging out in common areas especially in the kitchen that you as a guest will...More

    4  Thank Littlemissfrenchgirl
    Response from MacBackpackers, Manager at Royal Mile BackpackersResponded 12 September 2016

    Hi there, sorry to hear you didn't like your stay at our wee hostel. Our rooms come in different sizes, some are bigger than others but all have big windows - most of them over-looking the Royal Mile. We do have live-in staff who sometimes...More

    Reviewed 8 June 2016

    i've been there for short time but next time i gonna spend all my stay at this hostel the best hostel in edinburgh very clen the staff is ( very ) welcome and right in the beautiful part in edinburgh very good

    1  Thank petrol99
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    "If you enjoy sleeping in a quiet room, ask for one which is not on the street. The windows are old and High..."
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    "There is no lift so be prepared to take the stairs. If that is a concern consider requesting a lower floor."
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