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High Street Hostel

8 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, Distance from city centre: 0.9km

Rating: 86% from 19 reviews

  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 90%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 98%Location
  • 87%Value for money
  • 81%Facilities

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  • A nice surprise in the heart of Edinburgh, it was my first time staying at a hostal. In the heart of the city, everything was very clean and staff extremely helpful. I arrived 6 hours before the check in time and they still let me shower and use the rest of the facilities. Is close to everything and is a 10 minutes walk to the Bus station, and to a lot of pubs, never used an uber or even the bus because of how close everything was. The outlets and lockers are right next to the bed.
  • 100%
  • 03 Aug 2016 Anonymous Dominican Republic
  • Really enjoyed my stay at High Street Hostel. Great location, easy walk from the bus station. Great kitchen facilities. Helpful, fun, staff.
  • 97%
  • 30 Jul 2016 Anonymous USA
  • the location was great, the staff was helpful, people were cool, the beds were kind of uncomfortable and our room stank, but I think that was because of someone's feet and not necessarily to do with the hostel itself. You win some you lose some.
  • 83%
  • 24 Jun 2016 Anonymous USA
  • We had a great stay at High Street Hostel. The staff was friendly and helpful, the bedrooms and bathrooms were clean. The cheap breakfast option is very convenient. I also recommend trying one of the bars or restaurants that offer discount if you show them the hostel card. Would stay in this hostel again!
  • 94%
  • 02 Jun 2016 Isabel Germany
  • Very nice hostel, clean with a big "hang- around- area":) Very nice location, close to everything in old town but still not in the busiest nightclub area. Can highly recommend this hostel.
  • 97%
  • 29 Apr 2016 Amanda Sweden
  • I had a great time at High Street Hostel. Excellent laundry service and cheap breakfast option.
  • 91%
  • 20 Mar 2016 Anonymous Germany
  • It was just lovely. I felt very welcome. Everything was very clean, the bathrooms and also the huge kitchen and everything else. I really enjoyed my stay there and would definitely book it again. Especially the staff is doing a great job to make you feel less on vacation and more like home.
  • 94%
  • 03 Mar 2016 Anonymous Germany
  • It is hard to beat the location. Only real issue was that the room was pretty smelly. We stayed in a 10 person mixed dorm though, so perhaps the other rooms were nicer... Or maybe it was just one of the guests.
  • 80%
  • 01 Oct 2015 Christopher USA
  • I have enjoyed my stay in this Hostel located in the heart of the Old town. All tourist spots are just walking distance so you do not need a bus to see them. The staffs are friendly and very accommodating. Internet connection is fast and also available in rooms. Toilets and shower are clean. The only problem was, the beds were not as new anymore and I think they need to be replaced as they create annoying sounds. They do not have luggage storage when you want to leave your stuffs after check out
  • 80%
  • 02 Sep 2015 Anonymous Philippines
  • Clean, comfortable beds. Large eating and cooking areas. Convenient for the sights of Edinburgh.
  • 97%
  • 01 Sep 2015 Anonymous England
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