Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsEdinburgh Central Youth Hostel
This place was okay. Not the best. Everything has a catch and was dated. Their lockers cost per hour. Their wifi was for one person per whole hostel at a time. This is ridiculous. and to add to this inconvenience it cost a pound an hour.
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Woke up about 8:00 and packed and left the hostel about 9:00. We have a traditional Scotish breakfast with Haggis and Black pudding. The haggis was nice but the black pudding was less flavoursome to what I have had before. The rest was pretty average. Not work the 9 pound / AUD$18.
We moved on from our disappointing breakfast to get …
Woke up early, got dressed and left the room as quietly as possible and called a cab. We took a traditional black taxi to the station which was pretty cool. We got to kings cross station and took a national train to Gatwick airport. This was cool but because it was too early we were unable to refund out oyster cards which would have been a nice AUD …
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