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    Belford Hostel

    1.9 km from Edinburgh centre
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    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    6-8 Douglas Gardens, Edinburgh EH4 3DA, Scotland
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    All reviews tv room fair place to stay mixed dormitory bathrooms and showers milford kettle
    Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

    it's definitely the best hostel I've ever been to. it's clean,cozy,staff is friendly,relaxing. you would definitely like to go back there 👍🏽👍🏽 it takes just like less than 10 min walking to reach the center but that's ok . It contains everything u may need,even...More

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    Reviewed 27 May 2016

    This hostel is reasonably priced, so we did not have high expectations for it. The staff members were really nice and helpful, and the room was fine for the one night stay. My friend and I were in a dorm with 4 other people, so...More

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    Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here for one night in Edinburgh before moving to more permanent accommodation. Hostel is inside an old church, which is interesting in a way, but as a result the rooms are quite small and the walls thin. Bathrooms and showers were good and clean....More

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    Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

    The hostel is a little threadbare but is kept pretty clean by the staff who all seemed relatively friendly. The private rooms are basic but comfortable which is all you need from a hostel. The bathroom was clean and worked as you'd expect one to...More

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    Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

    Pros: Close to the city centre (10 minute walk) Bar Plenty of showers Large cooking area Tv room Cons: No parking Walls are paper, paper thin Asked for a double room but on arrival was given a very small twin

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    Nearby
    Stockbridge & Dean Village
    Just downhill of New Town and attractively
    straddling a river near the elegant Royal
    Botanic Garden, it’s small wonder that
    Stockbridge became one of the city’s first
    hip neighbourhoods. It’s now one of
    Edinburgh’s most desirable, though many
    bohemian touches have fallen away as its
    residents have matured and the area has
    ...More
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    Lauren P
    I arrive 11pm and need to know if there is late check-in available. Im coming from the airport if you can suggest the best safest cheapest way, thanks!
    5 June 2015|
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    Siobhan F
    Why were two 19 yr olds put in a room with three males one of which was in his forties, what about safety etc? Is it too difficult to have a policy for same sex rooms unless otherwise requested?
    17 August 2014|
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    Response from Belford Hostel R |
    Hi there, We do have female only dorms, but the reservation in question was for a mixed dorm. This is clearly stated on the website. If they had requested a Female only room, this could have been avoided.
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    Giulio P
    Hi, My name is Giulio Pederzolli, I am a 24 old Italian guy just graduated in Labour Law who would like to do an experience in Scotland (preferably in Edinburgh) starting from the first half of June onward, to improve my English but having the possibility to self-finance this experience. I heard about the choice of working in hostels in exchange for accommodation and (perhaps) a small amount of money. I have no experience in the field but I am available for any kind jobs and I'm very motivated. I ask you if this is possible in your hostel. Thanks for your attention, Giulio Pederzolli.
    20 May 2015|
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    Room Tips
    "Just stay elsewhere"
    Susan D, 4 months agoRead review
    "have eyeballs"
    YummyRashers, 7 months agoRead review
    "Have a private room if possible"
    Alicesummerhayes2015, over a year agoRead review
    "Ask if there are any heated rooms!"
    Va029, over a year agoRead review
    "Book early."
    Averagecustomers, over a year agoRead review
    "Make sure you're all packed up the night before you leave, because check-out limit is at 10am!"
    BananeSauvage, over a year agoRead review
    "Bring ear plugs."
    EscapeRoomsCardiff, over a year agoRead review
    "No real tips here. Hostels are hostels, you get the room/bunk mates you get by luck of the draw."
    ArleeHay, over a year agoRead review
    "the room we stayed in had poor sound insulation"
    ItsAlexEdward, over a year agoRead review
    "Best tip I can offer to get a good room is - go somewhere else"
    GPS-Hayshead, over a year agoRead review
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