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Reviews of Royal Mile Backpackers Edinburgh Hostel

105 High Street, Edinburgh, Scotland

Atmosphere 93%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 90%

Location 97%

Safety 94%

Staff 97%

Value 98%

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board"
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire

Important Information

We have a 48 hour cancellation policy (different conditions apply for August and Hogmanay – see below!). Cancellations must be made 48 hours before 10.30 am of the arrival date – otherwise they’ll be treated as no shows. No shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first two nights’ accommodation.

Guests cancelling outside of 48 hours prior to arrival will receive a refund of the full price minus the deposit.

– We have a 28 days cancellation policy for any bookings in August. Please note that any bookings for AUGUST will be charged in FULL if not cancelled within 28 days prior to check-in date (before 10.30 am)

Please note that there won’t be ANY REFUNDS for the whole of AUGUST when cancelled less than 28 days before check-in.

In AUGUST any deposit paid is non-refundable.

We cater for guests aged 18-35. If guests are under the age of 18 you must contact the hostel first for manager's approval.

Please note we accept over 18's only and only groups up to 4 people.

For group bookings of 5 people or more please call the hostel directly.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:30

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

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Atmosphere 93%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 90%

Location 97%

Safety 94%

Staff 97%

Value 98%

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91% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 100%
91% Overall Rating


08 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: The themed rooms and friendly staff.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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  • Safety - 80%
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  • Value - 100%
94% Overall Rating


04 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Kind people. Cosy.

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating


31 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Basic, but clean and friendly

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
27 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture, Work / volunteering

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: Central, clean, very friendly stuff: good value for little money!

Disliked: Excellent location!

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
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  • Cleanliness - 80%
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  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 80%
77% Overall Rating


08 May 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: Ok

Disliked: Small bathroom.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
04 May 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Central location in the old town. Feels comfy

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
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  • Value - 100%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
02 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Loved the location...rooms are great they even have plugs for each bed! Staff is awsome!

Disliked: Nothing to add

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
15 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: The location is unbeatable, the staff were friendly and helpful, and the whole place had a very cosy, welcoming feel to it.

Disliked: Nothing really.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
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  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Great location! I love the fireplace and book shelves in the lobby/living room area. Free tea and coffee!

Disliked: Breakfast was just ok, but that's not a huge deal.

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
07 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Nice atmosphere, helpful staff. Brilliant location.

Disliked: Right on the main street in Edinburgh so can be quite loud at night.

Customer would recommend this property

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