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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 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Excellent 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.

Enjoy your stay with Russell Scott Backpackers. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.0

  • Security 8.2

  • Location 8.1

  • Staff 7.3

  • Atmosphere 6.5

  • Cleanliness 8.3

  • Facilities 7.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    22 Jun 2019
    I was delighted to find a hostel in Leeds that catered for my needs. Everything was there. Thanks you for a very enjoyable stay. Best regards
    England, Female, 41+
  • 8.3


    04 Jul 2019
    Perfect location and the owner was lovely
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    12 Jun 2019
    Very mixed feelings about this hostel. On the positives, it was clean, not too far from Leeds centre, modern showers/toilets, good kitchen. Upon arrival to the hostel, the woman on the check-in desk was incredibly rude to us! We also heard another guest arguing with her for being rude and off with guests. Staff sleeping and storing items in main communal area which makes guests feel somewhat uncomfortable. Friendly manager was helpful but sometimes too much so and was eager for us to leave early
    England, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    11 Jun 2019
    A place to stay for the night. The manager was a bit of a strange man, seemingly friendly but not super professional or particularly helpful. Not too far from Leeds city centre but not a fun walk in the rain - fairly close to bus stops. Facilities were pretty good, although bathrooms were never stocked with hand towels, and there were only two power outlets in a room of six beds. NO atmosphere, other guests in our female dorm were rude and intimidating. Overall, would look for somewhere else.
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 6.3


    19 Jun 2019
    I understand being kicked out of the room after checkout, but never been kicked out of the common areas before.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 5.1


    22 Jun 2019
    Very dark and gloomy. I understand the accommodation is low budget - but the overall atmosphere at the accommodation was quite depressing.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 4.6


    30 Jun 2019
    What’s to say about this place? Creepy, unfriendly, not clean. When I wanted to spend only one night, because I found the place so unpleasant, they made me pay for the whole reservation. There was a giant spider in my bed. It’s a renovated office space that feels like you’re camping in an office. The staff entered the room at 11.00pm and turned on the lights and started telling a guest about the room. At the top of my worst hostel experiences. But it is cheap, so there’s that.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 4.3


    16 Jun 2019
    The hostel is in front of a huge parking and a noisy highway. Breakfast is very poor. Stuff is the worst part: the manager is a middle-aged, weird guy, who speaks the most incomprehensible English I've ever heard; the black girl, who I think is quite new, really has to learn her job (she wasn't even able to print me the receipt) and how to treat hosts with manners (she forced me to sit in the hall, without even a light, while she contacted the manager for a small problem in the check in. Not rec
    Italy, Couple, 18-24
  • 3.7


    12 Jun 2019
    THE MANAGER WAS VERY RUDE AND AGGRESSIVE WITH ME just because after checking out perfectly on time (11 am), he saw me drinking a coffee in the common area at 11.10 am. He shouted at me ”HEY!! WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU DOING HERE?? YOU JUST CHECKED OUT RIGHT?? YOU HAVE TO LEAVE RIGHT NOW!! OTHER PEOPLE ARE COMING!!! WE HAVE TO CLEAN. GET OUT OF HERE!! Without me having done anything inappropriate. I would recommend to stay away from this hostel and make sure you keep the police number with you!
    Italy, Male, 41+
  • 2.0


    07 Jul 2019
    No one available for me to check in and was charged even though I didn’t stay with them. Phone calls weren’t answered and emails have been avoided. Stay well clear, DO NOT STAY HERE!
    England, Male, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Elevator
  • 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