Hostel reception hours are 9 - 22 hours, check-in time is 2pm - 10pm. Late arrival is possible ONLY by early notice and arrangement.
FREE WIFI ----FREE TEA/COFFEE----NO CURFEW----FREE LOCKERS----FREE DIGITAL SAFES in private rooms----FREE LUGGAGE STORAGE----FREE BED LINEN----FREE LEFTOVER TOILETRIES
Location is perfect for students - it takes only 10min walk to get to EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY and NAPIER UNIVERSITY campuses! Everything you need is close by - ORGANIC FOOD SHOPS, LOCAL VEGETABLE SHOPS, FRESH MEAT and FISH SHOPS, SUPERMARKETS, CAFES, PUBS, SHOPS, BANK
It's only a 10-15 min walk to the old town to EDINBURGH CASTLE, ROYAL MILE, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND and other city attractions. And only 2 min away from the beautiful central MEADOWS PARK - the main place for events during EDINBURGH FESTIVAL!
What makes Argyle Backpackers special are the 2 VICTORIAN-STYLED HOUSES that create a unique chilled atmosphere. We have top facilities including 2 KITCHENS, a LIVING ROOM (with a 40' FLAT SCREEN TV and real fireplace!) and a BEAUTIFUL CONSERVATORY with a PIANO, musical instruments, outdoor games equipment and a massive 40' FLAT SCREEN TV! Outside there is a beautiful SUNNY PRIVATE GARDEN that is perfect to relax or make a barbeque in!
The ROOMS are spacious, well-furnished with lots of space for storage and have big windows offering STUNNING VIEWS of the Arthur's Seat mountain and Marchmont area!
- 24h key access (NO CURFEW)
- FREE WIFI
- FREE bedding
- FREE luggage storage
- FREE TEA/COFFEE/SUGAR, free food box
- FREE HAIR DRYERS, IRONS, SCALES on demand
- FREE leftover shampoos and toiletries
- DIGITAL SAFES or LOCKERS in the rooms
- FLAT SCREEN TVs (19' 32') in private rooms
- 2 fully equipped self-catering KITCHENS with FRIDGES
- Video/DVD/TV room with lots of FREE VIDEOS and DVDs
- Charming CONSERVATORY with 40' FLAT SCREEN TV
- SUNNY GARDEN (smoking only outside)
- Towel hires (£1)
- Skype phone facilities
- Laundry facilities
- Long term stay offers (except June, July & August)
- Breakfast for groups by request
- 24 hour CCTV
-Reception is open from 09.00-22.00 (UK time).
- Our check-in time is 2pm - 10pm. PLEASE LET US KNOW IN ADVANCE IF YOU ARRIVE AFTER 11PM. If you fail to give us notice we will not check you in and will charge you for the first night.
-Passport /driving licence is required to check in
-GROUPS OF 4+ PEOPLE MUST PHONE TO BOOK, otherwise we won't accept the booking and the deposit paid online will not be refunded.
-Cancellations must be made at least 48h in advance (by 10:30am on your arrival day) and it must be confirmed by reception via email.
-A TRIPLE ROOM can be: 3 x 1single bed or 1double bed + 1single bed
-A Twin ROOM can be: 2 single beds or a bunk bed
-Any guest under the age of 18 can stay only in a private room with family member who is over 21.
-There is a charge of 1.2% for the use of credit/debit card (there is an ATM just around the corner form the hostel)
IMPORTANT information for AUGUST:
You will be charged a non-refundable deposit for the first night shortly after you've made the booking on-line (This is the remaining 90% of the price for the first night; please note this charge is not what you are paying online at the moment of booking, but will be incurred afterwards). The other nights can be cancelled, however 72h notice must be given. In the case of no show up, you will be charged for the whole stay.
There is a MINIMUM OF 3 NIGHTS stay from 5th to 27th August (exceptions could be made if there are gaps between the bookings).
PLEASE CONTACT THE HOSTEL DIRECTLY IF YOU HAVE FURTHER ENQUIRIES.
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE NEW YEAR:
There is a MINIMUM OF 3 NIGHTS stay required during New Years and we don't accept any cancellation after 19th November. Your c/c will be charged the outstanding amount shortly after the booking was made.