Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel

Address: 65 Cockburn St., Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 1BU, United Kingdom | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Old Town area of Edinburgh, is near Rabbie's Trail Burners, Dunadd Fort, Skipness Castle, and Corryvreckan Whirlpool.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsEdinburgh Backpackers Hostel

    Reviewed by becca_weil

    Great Location!

    by (4 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    It was a great hostel- very centrally located as well which was very nice!!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by mendekie


    Reviewed Feb 14, 2014
    by (7 reviews) Almere , Netherlands Flag of Netherlands

    Excellent location, it is near the Royal Mile. Friendly staff and they have a good deal with the restaurant next door. I stayed in the 'penthouse' which was a nice, big room and a comfortable bed.
    The only thing I did not like where the showers. A lot of showers in a row with just a shower curtain for your privacy. But maybe I am a prude.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by dylanandliz

    Stay somewhere else

    Reviewed Aug 23, 2012
    by (2 reviews) North Shore, Auckland , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

    This place is filthy, also very expensive. Have travelled to a lot of Hostels around the world now and this was one of the worst experiences I have. Basically just a big money making machine (charge for everything!). Only thing going for it is location but there's so many places around time you are better off staying somewhere else.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel

    3.00 of 5 stars Good

    Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

    A Weekend Away!

    A travel blog entry by becca_weil on Nov 02, 2014

    10 photos

    This weekend we went to Edinburgh, Scotland! I have been there before, but it is one of my favorite cities that I have ever been to. I don't know exactly what it is about the city, but just the atmosphere of it is so fun! There was a group of 5 of us that went to Edinburgh, and it was Sam's birthday as well, so it was turning out to be a nice …


    A travel blog entry by kdut


    ... had soup, fish and chips, and homemade ice-cream. But, after this weekend, I can say that I enjoy the healthy Italian lifestyle of pasta and vegetable as opposed to grease and fried things like in Scotland. We were pretty much done with the city of Glasgow after our morning there, so headed a little early to Edinburgh, where we were going to be staying for the next 2 nights. After taking a train (which was SO nice) through the Scottish countryside, green fields ...

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