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Budget Backpackers Hostel

2.5-star2.5 stars
37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 1JR, United Kingdom

Located steps from Greyfriars Kirk
  • Free WiFi
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Very good8.0
  • The room light is quite dark. Staff is very friendly. Good locationJan 27, 2019
  • Easy to find and I’m a central destination for all things to see. The only problems I had…Jan 25, 2019
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Budget Backpackers Hostel

from £52
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What’s around Budget Backpackers Hostel

Landmarks

  • In Old Town
  • Grassmarket (1-minute walk)
  • Greyfriars Kirk (2-minute walk)
  • National Museum of Scotland (3-minute walk)
  • Royal Mile (4-minute walk)
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions (5-minute walk)
  • Princes Street (5-minute walk)
  • Scotch Whisky Experience (5-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) 17-min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station 8-min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station 20-min walk
  • Slateford Station 8-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 43 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 1 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
All guests must show a valid passport or ID. This is the only form of identification that is accepted at this property. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children (17 years old and younger) are not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • No parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Local cuisine breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area
Working away
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
More
  • Housekeeping - once per stay

Budget Backpackers Hostel’s small print

Policies

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.

This property does not have lifts.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates).

Also known as

  • Budget Backpackers Hostel Edinburgh
  • Budget Backpackers Edinburgh
  • Budget Backpackers

Optional extras

Breakfast costs between GBP 3 and GBP 10 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very good 8.0 From 19 reviews

Very good 8.0
Great short stay! Clean and friendly
Clean rooms, really friendly staff and great location. I would definitely stay here again. Booked as I was driving to Fife the next day so just wanted one night in Edinburgh and location was fab. I was a bit questionable when I booked it as it was so cheap but can’t fault the place! A bit noisy but to be expected when staying so central
Eleonora, gb1 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Nice stay
Helpful staff, great location, nice service. They charge you for storing your luggage after you check out, which is not very nice because you have to either pay for it or carry your bag with you on your last day. For all the other things, it is recommendable, nice place to stay
Emre, ie2 night trip

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