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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Russell Scott Backpackers & Annexe

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Russell Scott Backpackers, Leeds, is a unit of R3 and Son Ltd. We offer our guests safe, secure, clean, spacious modern & budget accommodation, ' Modern' & 'Budget' by which we don't mean over crowding the place or reducing the facilities we offer. Besides being the first backpackers hostel in Leeds, West Yorkshire, We pride our self in providing the most comfortable stay to our guests and we do not believe in making extra from you, your basic needs are all taken care of - WiFi access, bed linen, breakfast all inclusive in the room/bed rate.

Knowing what it is like to be a backpacker/traveller and knowing little needs go a long way, we decided to provide value for money accommodation with no compromise whatsoever on the quality or most of the perks that you would enjoy in a star hotel for one third of the price. Our city centre accommodation is fully air conditioned in summer and fully auto heated in winter.

Russell Scott Backpackers & Annexe is located in the heart of Leeds City centre which means you walk 5 minutes to the train station or 5 minutes to the main high street. University of Leeds is 10 minutes by walk with all local amenities situated around us you pay less for more.

Russell Scott Backpackers & Annexe Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 48 hours before arrival.

Check in from 14:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 11:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Taxes included.
Breakfast included.

24 hour Reception.
No curfew.
Non smoking.

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we will make sure your stay is as comfortable as possible. If you feel anything is not right or not working kindly get in touch with our staff and we would be happy enough to help you out.

Kindly note:
Lost keys £50.00 will be charged for each.
Keys not returned at the time of check in will attract a daily room charge till we receive the keys.

Any damage caused to the hostel property or fittings will incur the full price of any material and labour plus VAT at 20% to make good / replace the damage.

We reserve the right to refuse entry to guest who are drunk and disorderly without refund.
Any abusive or disruptive toward staff and fellow guests will not be tolerated and we would ask you to leave without a refund if need be.
We expect you to make sure all facilities used by you in the hostel left clean and tidy for other guests to use.

If in case any appliances or facilities in the hostel is not working kindly get in touch with the reception immediately.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.7

  • Security 8.0

  • Location 8.4

  • Staff 7.3

  • Atmosphere 6.9

  • Cleanliness 7.9

  • Facilities 7.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    09 Aug 2022
    very good and clean hostel located centrally
    Ireland, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    21 Jul 2022
    Hey! Just had a great stay at the hostel while up in Leeds looking for apartments. Very clean, with good self-serve facilities and free breakfast! Friendly staff. Would recommend
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    25 Sep 2022
    Great place, very near city center
    Philippines, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    25 Aug 2022
    Really great hostel. Was greeted by the nicest guy at the desk, and was showed round. Good facilities, more than decent bunk and just overall a really nice, straightforward stay. Would recommend for anyone wanting a hostel in central leeds! It dont get much better than this.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    09 Sep 2022
    Great low cost clubbing weekend - This quiet backpacker hostel is generally what I expected for the price I paid £25 per night for a male dorm. Caretaker Phil was very helpful and the rooms and common areas were clean and tidy. It's situated just off the end of Wellington street and was easy to get to from the Coach station (Bus 33/34). Security was good, and although there was a problem with the private lockers - not working, (they were happy to store laptop etc in a secure area)
    England, Male, 41+
  • 8.0


    16 Sep 2022
    Good place for a quick stopover; wouldn’t stay more than a night. Kitchen is open and breakfast is free, which was great. Was kind of annoying how far the bathroom was from the women’s dorm, but appreciated that the shower was private.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 6.0


    04 Sep 2022
    The hostel is super basic & not social at all. Phil is super nice & gives you a good introduction to the hostel. Beware that the toilets don't flush anything down! Kitchen is basic but good! As a solo female traveller I didn't feel 100% safe in the area that the hostel was. Seemed to have quite a bit of long term guests so not much happening about the hostel. All day breakfast is nice & a great selection of milks! Very limited fridge space & no area for pantry items!
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 5.7


    04 Sep 2022
    This place is okay for a short stay but it's not in a great condition and doesn't feel comfortable or cozy. Little basic things were missing, like paper towels in the toilets or hangers in the bathrooms to hang your towel (which you need to bring yourself or rent). On the plus side, there was a fan in our room which was very welcome and there is free milk, coffee, tea and an assortment of cereal.
    Israel, Female, 31-40
  • 5.1


    07 Aug 2022
    For the price, bedroom is kept clean but not the greatest in terms of security and staff etiquette. The complementary breakfast options are limited to just cereal or toast. Lockers in our room were broken when trying to hire. Bathrooms aren’t very clean.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 4.6


    15 Aug 2022
    Bizarre place. It's an old office space, literally the lights are florescent. Not enough locker space to put a carry on in. Dorms are cramped, so tiny. The hair dryer only works for about 45 seconds before turning off for about 2 minutes, then it goes again. The kitchen was nice. The manager was a strange guy, as mentioned by others. He means well I think, though he says passive aggressive things. There are no laundry facilities on site. There are 3 forks in the whole place.
    USA, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Elevator
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Foosball