Argyle Backpackers

Address: 14 Argyle Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 1JL, United Kingdom | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the South Side area of Edinburgh, is near The Queen's Hall, George Heriot's School, Eddie's Seafood Market, and Doodles.
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    Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

    The Edinburgh Festival

    A travel blog entry by mdesoto on Aug 05, 2014

    1 comment, 3 photos

    For the past week we've been experiencing Edinburgh's Festival. I've never seen anything like this (I keep saying that, don't I?). There are actually two Festivals going on simultaneously: the Fringe ( and the Festival ( From what I gather, the Fringe Festival is a bit more edgy, younger, and more experimental while ...

    Hogmanay in Scotland

    A travel blog entry by jerram.bateman on Jan 03, 2014

    ... With that in mind, I headed for the hills (quite literally), taking a wee trip into the beautiful, yet haunting, landscapes of the Scottish highlands. Highlights of the trip included the serene Loch Lomond, a partial view of the UK's highest peak, Ben Nevis, and a boat trip on Loch Ness in search of the famed Loch Ness Monster. Unfortunately I didn't catch a glimpse of the illusive Nessie, not that I expected my Scottish friend Alister (of OBHS house master fame) ...

    Comedy, Whiskey and Scottish history

    A travel blog entry by kev_erin on Aug 06, 2013

    4 comments, 20 photos

    ... the hairdresser was a young guy who looked like it might be his first day, Kev kindly let Tom go first. After watching the young hairdresser very unconvincingly begin Tom's haircut Kev decided he might look elsewhere and left Tom to it. Kev managed to find a good experienced guy for only 9 pounds. When Kev returned to check on Tom he was amazed to see the guy was only halfway through. As it turned out both Kev and Tom were happy with their haircuts and Tom was pleased ...

    Checking out my heritage

    A travel blog entry by nicoleanderson on May 12, 2013

    ... so I felt it an important place to visit. We spent a few hours in St. Andrew's, looking at the ruins of the castle and cathedral, sitting on the beach, having a tradtional afternoon tea, and seeing the oldest golf course. Everything closed in this small town a 5:30, so we took that as a sign to head back to Edinburgh and see what the night had in store for us.

    We rose relatively early the next morning. We thanked our awesome host for allowing us to stay with her ...

    Edinburgh - Elephants and Wizards

    A travel blog entry by jkloewen on Sep 03, 2012

    3 comments, 23 photos

    ... away. I can just imagine being a young witch or wizard and going to Potions or Transfiguration Class there! It used to be a school and college for the deaf, but is now for sale as a "world class hotel." What a shame.

    There was still so much more that we saw and did in Edinburgh, but those stories will have to wait for another time. I mean, if we tell you everything now, what will we have left to share when we get back? ;)

    With love,