Hostel | 14 Argyle Place, Edinburgh, Scotland EH9 1JL
987 out of 1062 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (05/03/2014)
"It was clean and the kitchen facilities good. Having two kitchens really reduces the dinner time congestion. There was always enough space to cook. I liked having an all girls room. The carpets in the room reduced the…"Read all Argyle Backpackers reviews
- Credit cards accepted
- Self-catering Facilities
- No curfew
- Secure lockers
- Lounge area
- Internet / Wi-Fi
- Safety deposit
- 24 hour hot showers
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Washing machines
- Bicycle hire
- Laundry service
- Common area / room
- Internet access in public areas
- Television room
- Towel USD 1.66
- Luggage Room
Reception opens from 9am to 10pm. Groups of 4+ people must phone to book. We won't accept bookings made directly on-line. Passport /driving license is required to check in. Guests under 18 y.o. can stay only in a private room with family member who is over 21. Cancellations must be made at least 48h in advance (by 10:30am on your arrival day). IIMPORTANT INFORMATION: -Reception is open from 09.00-22.00 (UK time).Late arrival is possible ONLY by early notice and arrangement. -Passport /driving licence is required to check in -TRIPLE ROOM can be : 3x1single bed or 1double bed +1single bed -A Twin ROOM can be: 2 single beds or a bunk bed -GROUPS OF 4+ PEOPLE MUST PHONE TO BOOK -Any guest under the age of 18 can stay only in a private room with family member who is over 21. -Cancellations must be made at least 48h in advance (by 10:30am on your arrival day) and it must be confirmed by reception via email. NEW YEAR'S EVE booking information on Overview, please read before booking!!
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.
Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:30
Group of 15 or more traveling to Edinburgh?Contact us directly
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Hostel reception hours are 9 - 22 hours, check-in time is 2pm - 10pm. Late arrival is possible ONLY by early notice and arrangement.
NO CURFEW ----FREE TEA/COFFEE----FREE WIFI----FREE LOCKERS----FREE DIGITAL SAFES in private rooms----FREE LUGGAGE STORAGE----FREE BED LINEN----FREE LEFTOVER TOILETRIES Read more
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|Shared Rooms A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.|
4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)Self-catering
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6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)Self-catering
6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)Self-catering
|Private Rooms A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.|
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About Argyle Backpackers
It’s only a 10-15 min walk to the old town to EDINBURGH CASTLE, ROYAL MILE, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND and other attractions. And only 2 min away from the beautiful central MEADOWS PARK – the main place for events during EDINBURGH FESTIVAL!
What makes Argyle Backpackers special are the 2 VICTORIAN-STYLED HOUSES that create a unique chilled atmosphere. We have top facilities including 2 KITCHENS, a LIVING ROOM (with a 40” FLAT SCREEN TV and real fireplace!) and a BEAUTIFUL CONSERVATORY with a PIANO, musical instruments, outdoor games equipment and a massive 40” FLAT SCREEN TV! Outside there is a beautiful SUNNY PRIVATE GARDEN that is perfect to relax or make a barbeque in!
The ROOMS are spacious, well-furnished with lots of space for storage and have big windows offering STUNNING VIEWS of the Arthur’s Seat mountain and Marchmont area!
- 24h key access (NO CURFEW)
- FREE WIFI
- FREE bedding
- FREE luggage storage
- FREE TEA/COFFEE/SUGAR, free food box
- FREE HAIR DRYERS, IRONS, SCALES on demand
- FREE leftover shampoos and toiletries
- DIGITAL SAFES or LOCKERS in the rooms
- FLAT SCREEN TVs (19” – 32”) in private rooms
- 2 fully equipped self-catering KITCHENS with FRIDGES
- Video/DVD/TV room with lots of FREE VIDEOS and DVDs
- Charming CONSERVATORY with 40” FLAT SCREEN TV
- SUNNY GARDEN (smoking only outside)
- Bicycle hires (only £5/day)
- Towel hires (£1)
- Skype phone facilities
- Laundry facilities
- Long term stay offers (except June, July & August)
- Breakfast for groups by request
- 24 hour CCTV
-Reception is open from 09.00-22.00 (UK time).
- Our check-in time is 2pm - 10pm. PLEASE LET US KNOW IN ADVANCE IF YOU ARRIVE AFTER 11PM. If you fail to give us notice we will not check you in and will charge you for the first night.
-Passport /driving licence is required to check in
-GROUPS OF 4+ PEOPLE MUST PHONE TO BOOK, otherwise we won’t accept the booking and the deposit paid online will not be refunded.
-Cancellations must be made at least 48h in advance (by 10:30am on your arrival day) and it must be confirmed by reception via email.
-A TRIPLE ROOM can be: 3 x 1single bed or 1double bed + 1single bed
-A Twin ROOM can be: 2 single beds or a bunk bed
-Any guest under the age of 18 can stay only in a private room with family member who is over 21.
-There is a charge of 1.2% for the use of credit/debit card (there is an ATM just around the corner form the hostel)
IMPORTANT information for AUGUST:
You will be charged a non-refundable deposit for the first night shortly after you've made the booking on-line (This is the remaining 90% of the price for the first night; please note this charge is not what you are paying online at the moment of booking, but will be incurred afterwards). The other nights can be cancelled, however 72h notice must be given. In the case of no show up, you will be charged for the whole stay.
There is a MINIMUM OF 3 NIGHTS stay from 5th to 27th August (exceptions could be made if there are gaps between the bookings).
PLEASE CONTACT THE HOSTEL DIRECTLY IF YOU HAVE FURTHER ENQUIRIES.
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE NEW YEAR:
There is a MINIMUM OF 3 NIGHTS stay required during New Years and we don't accept any cancellation after 19th November. Your c/c will be charged the outstanding amount shortly after the booking was made.
Directions how to get to the hostel FROM THE AIRPORT or Waverley Station:
1. Bus No. 35 will take you all the way from the airport to the top of the Meadow Park (bus stop and the street is called Forrest Road). It will take between 45-55min. The bus ticket costs £1.50 - you need exact change as none is given. Once you get off walk back to the top of the park and continue walking for another 10 min.