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Light House Hostel

20 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, Distance from city centre: 1km

Rating: 89% from 13 reviews

  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 93%Staff
  • 89%Security
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 90%Value for money
  • 87%Facilities

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  • My fiancé and I stayed here for four nights total, and we had originally planned to stay only two, hopefully that is an indicator of the quality and service we received at LHH. The location is, in my opinion, nearly perfect. It is a few blocks away from the Primces Street and Castle areas, while remaining in a quiet street, minus the neighbors rooster. Only the back side of the hostel can hear it though. The amenities and free items provided are awesome! recommend second floor street rooms.
  • 97%
  • 25 Jun 2015 Anonymous USA
  • This hostel was lovely with a lovely bed and breakfast feel despite the number of people staying there! I loved my stay there.
  • 97%
  • 16 May 2015 Marissa USA
  • Really enjoyed staying here just wish it was a little closer to the old city. Also, the vibe was great, I was able to sleep at night because it never got loud and my room was next to the kitchen. Highly recommend if you don't mind walking our figuring out the bus system!
  • 77%
  • 28 Nov 2014 Anonymous USA
  • I have never stayed in a hostel where i felt so much at home the staff and Riki made me feel very welcome and very happy
  • 100%
  • 20 Nov 2014 Daniel
  • Thank you for the nice hospitality! I will recommend you to everyone I meet.
  • 94%
  • 16 Nov 2014 Robin Sweden
  • I LOVE THIS HOSTEL! Seriously, the attention to comfort and detail here made it extremely hard to leave at the end of my time. Being slightly (maybe 10 min walk) off the beaten path is an asset, the neighborhood is lovely (have breakfast at the King's Pantry!). I appreciate the "shoes off" policy - this is the first hostel without a noticeable foot smell issue - this place is amazingly clean! The beds are warm and the mattress is great. The wifi works really well in common and private spaces!
  • 100%
  • 24 Sep 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Nice hostel, good location: close to the big streets, but in a quiet neighboorhood. Shop in 2 minutes walk, railway station in 20 minutes walk (or 25)
  • 80%
  • 08 Sep 2014 Anonymous Belgium
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