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Argyle Backpackers

Trés bien situé, à côté d'un grand parc, à 10 mn de marche du centre. Nous avons pu garer notre voiture gratuitement à 15 mn de marche.
Concernant l'auberge, tout était parfait pour nous, 2 cuisnes très sympas et bien équipées, véranda et petit jardin.

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Facilities

  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Tours/Travel Desk

Entertainment

  • Board Games

General

  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for Hire

In Room Facilities

  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

Laundry

  • Washing Machine

Parking

  • Bicycle Parking

Sport & Leisure

  • Cable TV

About Argyle Backpackers

Welcome to our small, friendly and beautiful 4* hostel!! It's the RELAXED ATMOSPHERE, the PEOPLE, the LOCATION and FACILITIES that make travellers come back here!

Hostel reception hours are 9 - 22 hours, check-in time is 2pm - 10pm. Late arrival is possible ONLY by early notice and arrangement.

FREE WIFI ----FREE TEA/COFFEE----NO CURFEW----FREE LOCKERS----FREE DIGITAL SAFES in private rooms----FREE LUGGAGE STORAGE----FREE BED LINEN----FREE LEFTOVER TOILETRIES

Location is perfect for students - it takes only 10min walk to get to EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY and NAPIER UNIVERSITY campuses! Everything you need is close by - ORGANIC FOOD SHOPS, LOCAL VEGETABLE SHOPS, FRESH MEAT and FISH SHOPS, SUPERMARKETS, CAFES, PUBS, SHOPS, BANK

It's only a 10-15 min walk to the old town to EDINBURGH CASTLE, ROYAL MILE, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND and other city attractions. And only 2 min away from the beautiful central MEADOWS PARK - the main place for events during EDINBURGH FESTIVAL!

What makes Argyle Backpackers special are the 2 VICTORIAN-STYLED HOUSES that create a unique chilled atmosphere. We have top facilities including 2 KITCHENS, a LIVING ROOM (with a 40' FLAT SCREEN TV and real fireplace!) and a BEAUTIFUL CONSERVATORY with a PIANO, musical instruments, outdoor games equipment and a massive 40' FLAT SCREEN TV! Outside there is a beautiful SUNNY PRIVATE GARDEN that is perfect to relax or make a barbeque in!

The ROOMS are spacious, well-furnished with lots of space for storage and have big windows offering STUNNING VIEWS of the Arthur's Seat mountain and Marchmont area!

ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION:

- 24h key access (NO CURFEW)

- FREE WIFI

- FREE bedding

- FREE luggage storage

- FREE TEA/COFFEE/SUGAR, free food box

- FREE HAIR DRYERS, IRONS, SCALES on demand

- FREE leftover shampoos and toiletries

- DIGITAL SAFES or LOCKERS in the rooms

- FLAT SCREEN TVs (19' 32') in private rooms

- 2 fully equipped self-catering KITCHENS with FRIDGES

- Video/DVD/TV room with lots of FREE VIDEOS and DVDs

- Charming CONSERVATORY with 40' FLAT SCREEN TV

- SUNNY GARDEN (smoking only outside)

- Towel hires (£1)

- Skype phone facilities

- Laundry facilities

- Long term stay offers (except June, July & August)

- Breakfast for groups by request

- 24 hour CCTV

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

-Reception is open from 09.00-22.00 (UK time).

- Our check-in time is 2pm - 10pm. PLEASE LET US KNOW IN ADVANCE IF YOU ARRIVE AFTER 11PM. If you fail to give us notice we will not check you in and will charge you for the first night.

-Passport /driving licence is required to check in

-GROUPS OF 4+ PEOPLE MUST PHONE TO BOOK, otherwise we won't accept the booking and the deposit paid online will not be refunded.

-Cancellations must be made at least 48h in advance (by 10:30am on your arrival day) and it must be confirmed by reception via email.

-A TRIPLE ROOM can be: 3 x 1single bed or 1double bed + 1single bed

-A Twin ROOM can be: 2 single beds or a bunk bed

-Any guest under the age of 18 can stay only in a private room with family member who is over 21.

-There is a charge of 1.2% for the use of credit/debit card (there is an ATM just around the corner form the hostel)

IMPORTANT information for AUGUST:

You will be charged a non-refundable deposit for the first night shortly after you've made the booking on-line (This is the remaining 90% of the price for the first night; please note this charge is not what you are paying online at the moment of booking, but will be incurred afterwards). The other nights can be cancelled, however 72h notice must be given. In the case of no show up, you will be charged for the whole stay.

There is a MINIMUM OF 3 NIGHTS stay from 5th to 27th August (exceptions could be made if there are gaps between the bookings).

PLEASE CONTACT THE HOSTEL DIRECTLY IF YOU HAVE FURTHER ENQUIRIES.

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE NEW YEAR:

There is a MINIMUM OF 3 NIGHTS stay required during New Years and we don't accept any cancellation after 19th November. Your c/c will be charged the outstanding amount shortly after the booking was made.

Important Information

Conditions

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
-Reception is open from 09.00-22.00 (UK time).
- Our check-in time is 2pm - 10pm. PLEASE LET US KNOW IN ADVANCE IF YOU ARRIVE AFTER 11PM. If you fail to give us notice we will not check you in and will charge you for the first night.
-Passport /driving licence is required to check in
-GROUPS OF 4+ PEOPLE MUST PHONE TO BOOK, otherwise we wont accept the booking and the deposit paid online will not be refunded.
-Cancellations must be made at least 48h in advance (by 10:30am on your arrival day) and it must be confirmed by reception via email.
-A TRIPLE ROOM can be: 3 x 1single bed or 1double bed + 1single bed
-A Twin ROOM can be: 2 single beds or a bunk bed
-Any guest under the age of 18 can stay only in a private room with family member who is over 21.
-There is a charge of 1.2% for the use of credit/debit card (there is an ATM just around the corner form the hostel)


IMPORTANT information for AUGUST:
You will be charged a non-refundable deposit for the first night shortly after you've made the booking on-line (This is the remaining 90% of the price for the first night; please note this charge is not what you are paying online at the moment of booking, but will be incurred afterwards). The other nights can be cancelled, however 72h notice must be given. In the case of no show up, you will be charged for the whole stay.
There is a MINIMUM OF 3 NIGHTS stay from 5th to 27th August (exceptions could be made if there are gaps between the bookings).
PLEASE CONTACT THE HOSTEL DIRECTLY IF YOU HAVE FURTHER ENQUIRIES.


IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE NEW YEAR:
There is a MINIMUM OF 3 NIGHTS stay required during New Years and we don't accept any cancellation after 19th November. Your c/c will be charged the outstanding amount shortly after the booking was made.

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Guest Reviews

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Trés bien situé, à côté d'un grand parc, à 10 mn de marche du centre. Nous avons pu garer notre voiture gratuitement à 15 mn de marche.
Concernant l'auberge, tout était parfait pour nous, 2 cuisnes très sympas et bien équipées, véranda et petit jardin. Chambre agréable, la nôtre était sous les toits, donc un peu trop chaud quand il y a du soleil.
Trés agréablement surpris, à recommander

Overall
4
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
5
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

The staff was very friendly and everything was very clean. We were thrilled to find a TV in the room as well! The location is a little out of the way (if you on foot with a backpack) but it's near a beautiful park. Overall, we were extremely pleased.

Overall
5
Location
4
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Nice to be a little out of main street, really nice people, good communal kitchens, cosy rooms, laid back.

Overall
5
Location
4
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

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*  The Customer Satisfaction score is based on a combination of ratings from Travellerspoint and external websites. The score of 84% for this property is based on ratings provided by 144 guests.

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