Edinburgh Backpackers Hostel

Address: 65 Cockburn Street, 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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          • Restaurant


          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Kitchenette

          TravelPod Member ReviewsEdinburgh Backpackers Hostel

          Reviewed by becca_weil

          Great Location!

          Reviewed Nov 2, 2014
          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

          Castles, Kilts, and Whiskey

          A travel blog entry by tommy.brooks on Jul 09, 2016

          2 comments, 24 photos

          The train ride from King's Cross Station, only a 10 minute walk from my dorm, to Edinburgh Waverly Station was beautiful. It was exactly what you would expect from the English countryside, but once we crossed the border over to Scotland, it was sheep-galore, old stone houses, views of the ocean, and even the occasional golf course. It was an …


          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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