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87 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

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87 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 69%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 81%Staff
  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 67%Cleanliness
  • 63%Facilities

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Pretty terrible hostel the beds weren't made properly the wooden blanks beneath the mattress gave way and the mattress fell through the bed. Not much room for cooking or eating. Kitchen is very small no more then one person can really cook at one time. Good location.


Super-friendly & helpful staff. Ensuite 4-bed room is smallish, but very comfortable & clean. No breakfast included-- however, plenty of stores (Tesco, Morrisons, etc.) & restaurants less than 5-10" walk away. Kitchen/commons area small but fairly equipped (no microwave; oven works great). Short & convenient ride to/from airport; easily walkable to Waverly Station/City Centre buses/trams. WiFi can be spotty, but is better early morning/late night. Laid-back atmosphere. Would stay again.


Good for the price. Very small rooms, kitchen and social area. Great location.


Only one shower worked amongst 3. Friendly chilled out staff. Excellent location.

  • 1st Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Japan
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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