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City Centre Hostel - Kingsview Reviews

28 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

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23 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 73%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

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Staff was awesome and friendly, but the hostel is a bit out of the way (though in Edinburgh that just means a 15-minute walk instead of a 2-minute walk), no lockers, and it's more of a do-your-own thing kind of place than a social hostel (which was fine). Worth the price.


Nice building and rooms, very-very friendly staff. Just 10 minutes walk from the Castle, lot of shops (Sainsbury's Local, Co-Operative Food) and fast restaurants, bakeries in the area. And it was very inexpensive as well! I totally recommend it!

  • 1st Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hungary
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Great location, friendly staff. No safes, no locks on lockers. Mold on shower curtain and in the bathroom. Unclean sheets and bedrooms and hallway in bad need of hoovering.

  • 31st Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


This place was lovely. Excelleny value for money. Amzing location, only a walk into the centre. And a lovely restaurant d tuk tuk 1 minute down the roadroad. The staff were really helpful and friendly. No hastle with checking in or out or anything at all. And we got upgraded to a better room on arrival. All in all I'd highly recommend staying herehere if you want value for moneymoney and a cosy place close to the centre!


We had a great stay at Kingsview, the staff were really friendly and helpful and we had a lovely warm room with plenty of space. Good value for money. Thanks for a lovely stay!

  • 28th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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