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The Westend Hostel

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8.3
Fabulous 895 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.4
  • Security 8.6
  • Location 8.0
  • Staff 8.8
  • Atmosphere 8.1
  • Cleanliness 8.3
  • Facilities 8.0
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8.3
Fabulous 895 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.4
  • Security 8.6
  • Location 8.0
  • Staff 8.8
  • Atmosphere 8.1
  • Cleanliness 8.3
  • Facilities 8.0

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15th Jul 2017
7.4

It was like a 20 minute walk to grassmarket which isn't too terrible but you can definitely stay in a hostel that is more central for the same amount of money. The younger staff were rude but there were 2 employees who stand out as being great at their job. It's more like a hotel than a hostel, their sign out front actually says it's a hotel. Mattresses sucked too.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
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  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
14th Jul 2017
8.0

West End Hotel is easy to find from Haymarket Station. Rooms are spacious enough to store your luggage. Beds are comfortable, facilities in the room are good.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
12th Jul 2017
9.4

Hotel-like atmosphere. Dorm room was small but clean. Quiet residential area.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Dakota_Fripp
  • Canada, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
11th Jul 2017
6.9

An average place. Would recommend for a night or two if you need it. The place was clean but there is only a single toilet per floor (approximately 15 or so people). Dorms are pretty big and the only outlets are in security boxes.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
5th Jul 2017
8.9

The hostel is very clean and has a great appearance. The room was as expected, the bathroom was clean; however, there is only one toilet for a floor of people. The toilet has very limited privacy as well. Otherwise the hostel is great!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
4th Jul 2017
7.7

Staffs are nice but sometimes a bit reluctant when they are occupied. The kitchen is about small and you can smell smoke if you stay in rear room.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Germany, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
29th Jun 2017
10.0

Great place to lay your head after a long day of travelling. Slightly outside the City Centre but you can walk it in 5 minutes and this means it's not crazy loud at night time! I would say it's more like a hotel than a Hostel but at a budget price compared to other places in Edinburgh that were mega expensive!!

    • 10.0Value For Money
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    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Germany, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
29th Jun 2017
10.0

I had a fantastic stay at The West End, Staff are really helpful and the place is really clean. They also have some hotel rooms and a bar / Restaurant. The food is amazing and it's real cheap when staying there. All in all a great stay Guys.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
20th Jun 2017
9.7

The Westend Hostel was by far one of the nicest hostels I have stayed at so far. It's really clean and nicely decorated. The rooms are spacious and some come with their own private bathroom. They offer breakfast in the restaurant downstairs though you are also welcome to cook in the communal kitchen. It is located a 15 minute walk from the city centre and 20 minutes away from Royal Mile, but it is worth it. Would definitely recommend!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Male, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
28th May 2017
10.0

dope crash pad with a great bar/lounge! i will be back!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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