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A1 Playfair House Hostel

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Reviewed 28 August 2007

The Hostel doesn't exist anymore. The building has collapsed. Anyway, itsowner and the manager continue renting rooms. I went there the 16st of August because I made an arrengement for 4 nights by web. The building was absolutely down (no walls, no nothing) and they say to me that the only thing they could do was renting a room in...

1Thank AtlantisSpain
Reviewed 15 October 2006

Beyond a doubt the worst accomodation I have ever had the misfortune to stay in! The whole place was filthy and smelly, there were exposed wires in the shower, there was nowhere secure to store anything, the kitchen was a mess, the staff and other residents were unfriendly and the bunks were rickety and uncomfortable. I had booked to stay...

1Thank LW1
Reviewed 25 June 2006

Yuuk....Smelly, foul, dingy basement 'hostel' with grease running down the kitchen walls and dodgy stains on blankets, run by a greedy chain-smoking manager (Robert), who has obviously never heard of the word 'hygiene' and who takes random bookings before turning down people at the door!!! The place cannot be described it is such a health hazard. This place should be...

2Thank nathalie a
Reviewed 26 May 2005

Don't expect what you see on the website to be what you get. First of all, they are virtually impossible to get ahold of. Secondly when I arrived there was an awful smell about the place. The door to my room was cracked and they had a tiny white towel covering the frosted window pane, so if you got up...

10Thank LindseyH

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Additional Information about A1 Playfair House Hostel

Address: 8 Blenheim Place | Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5JH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: $19 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
A1 Playfair House Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland

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