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Malone's Old Town Hostel Reviews

14 Forrest Road, Edinburgh, Scotland

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245 Total Reviews
  • 82%Value For Money
  • 72%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 77%Atmosphere
  • 74%Cleanliness
  • 77%Facilities

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Brilliant place with exellent staff. God bless the irish and germans!!!

  • 2nd Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The stairs at this place are absolutely ridiculous. If you have big bags avoid staying here at all costs. Three flights of steep stairs for a one night stay is not worth it. The bedding looked like it hadn't been cleaned and there was hair all over the mattress. Squeeky doors, lockers don't lock. There are plenty nicer hostels around that friends recommended eg. St Christophers.


Great hostel with a great bar underneath. The staff were friendly and helpful and the discount at the bar was a great extra benefit. Beds were comfy and kitchen was clean, great hostel.


Everything was alright and definitely good value for the money. Many programs in the pub downstairs with good deals for guests. Kitchen is pretty small, but for the amount of people staying was alright.

  • 24th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Czech Republic
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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