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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.
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  • 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.
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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
  • Marvellous 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 8.4

  • Security 8.3

  • Location 8.4

  • Staff 8.1

  • Atmosphere 7.5

  • Cleanliness 8.1

  • Facilities 8.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    09 Jan 2020
    Very nice place and very friendly staff
    Spain, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    05 Jan 2020
    Quiet and clean. Good bed. Angela was lovely and took me round and made sure I was properly informed about exits/entrances and breakfast. It was a very secure building, good temperature. All good really!
    England, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    22 Jan 2020
    It's no frills but very clean and well-organised, excellent for the price. The supply of DIY breakfast is a very useful thing.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 9.4


    23 Dec 2019
    The property is tidy and well-quipped. The manager Phil is very helpful and friendly. We even had Christmas dinner together. A female cleaner stays in one of the female rooms. The kitchen has all that is generally needed (milk and butter, and facilities). We had cooked many delicious meals during our stay. In the living rooms there are cereals of all sorts, jams and chocolate sauce. Toilets and bathrooms are clean. The shower water keeps altering between cold and hot. Wifi is good. Thx
    China, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    06 Jan 2020
    Breakfast was perfekt. Toilets could be cleaner.
    Switzerland, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    17 Dec 2019
    Great location and good cleanliness, but the staff lived with us and she made big noises.
    China, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    06 Dec 2019
    Very easy check-in process and the cleanliness of the entire place was great. Getting in and out of the hostel was super easy and I felt safe. Friendly employees and good kitchen access with places to sit down and eat. The place did however get very cold in the bedroom I stayed in and kept me up a bit. Overall good experience.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 5.1


    11 Feb 2020
    Very weird. First thing manager (or "boss man", as he called himself), said to me was "ID PLEASE", the hostel isn't a hostel, it's an office space with beds in it. Walls very thin. Wallpaper peeling off, dead bugs squashed into the blinds, no sockets near the top of the bed, had to charge my phone at the foot of the bed. Windows make a very loud and weird sound when it's windy outside. Slept with all my clothes on as place was too weird. Better to spend an extra £25 for a room at premier inn
    Ireland, Male, 18-24
  • 3.7


    09 Dec 2019
    Awful. Private room was not very private as right outside reception and one of the walls was actually a giant window facing reception that they had tacked a sheet over. Manager sleeps on bench in reception. Staff arguing loudly outside room all night. Council sending homeless people late at night. Did not seem like a backpackers hostel.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 2.0


    12 Feb 2020
    Incomprehensible access instruction for arriving early in the morning- went somewhere else in the end
    England, Male, 41+
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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