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Malone's Old Town Hostel

14 Forrest Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, Distance from city centre: 0.7km

Rating: 88% from 9 reviews

  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 86%Staff
  • 82%Security
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 100%Location
  • 93%Value for money
  • 82%Facilities

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  • Unfortunately there was only cold water for the shower, but other than that everything was excellent.
  • 80%
  • 28 Nov 2014 Patrick Switzerland
  • Nice hostel. Very good location. Not the best facilities, but there's everything you might need. Great bar downstairs, but the way back up it's no joke. Basic breakfast. Good wifi.
  • 66%
  • 14 Sep 2014 Anonymous Argentina
  • Great location, steps from the Royal Mile. Room very spacious and quite comfortable. Staff were extremely helpful and friendly. Only complaint would be the massive pub underneath which became a bit noisy as the weekend approached and night progressed, but possible to sleep through if you spent your day well. Pleasant stay.
  • 89%
  • 10 Jun 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Excellent location a block from Grassmarket and The Royal Mile. Easy walk from bus/train. Half off at Malone's pub below which had great food/drink (vegetarian friendly!). Beautiful women's showers/bathroom. Good sized dorm rooms with beautiful views to the street below. Nice breakfast offered every morning and friendly staff.
  • 86%
  • 12 May 2014 Tracy USA
  • Great across the board! This place was impeccably clean. Seriously. Spotless. The cleaning crew has my compliments! Staff was nice, dorm I was in was roomy. 8 beds, but not all crammed into a tiny room. Had a small incident where I was overcharged. I hadn't even noticed, but the man running reception gave me a heads up and fixed it without a problem. WiFi worked well, and there were plenty of outlets and lockers. Great location, and even a decent view from the big windows. Very pleased.
  • 100%
  • 06 Apr 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Fantastic hostel. The rooms were immaculate for a hostel. Bed and pillows were high quality. Rooms were spacious. Everything was clean, including bathrooms. Staff is helpful and friendly. I was there when it wasn't completely full, but if it was, the kitchen might be a bit too small. Not a party hostel or somewhere to hang out with people, as it's not a very big hostel and has no lounge or common area but the kitchen, but a great place to stay at night.
  • 97%
  • 10 Mar 2014 Corbin USA
  • The hostel is very clean and quiet at night! very warm (I was there in winter).
  • 97%
  • 03 Feb 2014 Rodrigo Italy
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