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Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh

4-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
14 Argyle PlaceNewington, EdinburghScotlandEH9 1JLUnited Kingdom

Upscale hostel within easy reach of University of Edinburgh
  • Free WiFi
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Good7.6
Food
Delicious food
Amenities
Great amenities
Room
Great room
Cleanliness
Quite clean
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Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh

from $53
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 18 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 10 PM
There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive after 9.30pm must contact the property before check-in. 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

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
  • Microwave in a common area
Working away
  • Computer station
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Things to enjoy
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • 14-inch TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
More
  • Shared accommodations

Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh’s small print

Also known as

  • Argyle Backpackers Hostel Edinburgh
  • Argyle Backpackers Hostel
  • Argyle Backpackers Edinburgh
  • Argyle Backpackers
  • Argyle Backpackers Hotel Edinburgh
  • Argyle Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

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

Optional extras

Safes in guestrooms can be used for an extra charge

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.

What’s around Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh

Landmarks

  • In Newington
  • University of Edinburgh - 10 min walk
  • Greyfriars Kirk - 12 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 17 min walk
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre - 19 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 20 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 21 min walk
  • Arthur's Seat - 29 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 26 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 21 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 26 min walk
  • Slateford Station - 13 min drive

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 117 reviews

Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh
Exceptional10.0
Not So Young Backpackers
The staff was helpful and our room was good. The shared bathroom was not a problem. Everything was clean and tidy. They did our laundry (for a small fee) while we were out sightseeing so we left on our journey happy and clean.
A Traveler, us2 night trip with friends
Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh
Good6.0
Private room with double bed review
The bed sloped outwards, and for some odd reason the bathroom windows in the upstairs restrooms are missing from above the door. This means you have no "sonic" privacy (if you get my drift). We tried to do laundry while staying there and there was a mix up that resulted in us having dirty laundry returned to us. Since we had to leave the next day and had no other opportunities to do laundry, that was a real bummer. It was by far the cheapest option, and for that reason alone I might stay there again, but if another spot could compare with the price I would likely try another place instead.
A Traveler, us3 night romance trip
Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh
Exceptional10.0
Amazing cozy hostel.
Loved it, we wil be back
Sarah, us2 night romance trip
Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh
Very Good8.0
Provided what we needed.
I have never stayed in a hostel before. I have to say my experience was good. I did not have high expectations. Room was clean bed comfortable. Shared toilet and showers ok. Shared kitchens ok, a little rough around the edges. Comfortable large light and airy living room. Mixture of travellers, ourselves visiting grandchildren, simple and straightforward meeting anxiety greeting.
Cindy, gb4 night trip
Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh
Fair4.0
Rooms were warm, clean and basic. Walls were thin so you could hear people talking quite cleary. The door lock didn't feel secure, asked reception if someone could look at it but was flimsy and did not make for a good nights sleep. It is a good location but wouldn't stay there again.
A Traveler, gb2 night trip

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Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh

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