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Caledonian Backpackers

Overall Rating
73%
3 Queensferry Street
Edinburgh, Scotland
EH2 4PA
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The RES-erection Out with the old, in with the new and improved. Thank you for choosing us as your Edinburgh Hostel. We understand that a hostel can make a big difference in your enjoyment of a city and we love Edinburgh so much we have made sure our hostel will give you the pleasure you deserve. With the best views of Edinburgh’s cultural and historical castle. Our newly decorated lounge/function room, has the best views, from midday the sun sits in this room, giving it a vibrant and relaxed feel. The best view of Edinburgh’s main street (Princes st) and castle. Check out our free book swap library next to our lounge/function room. We also have an English teacher on site so if you are here for a while and want to learn English, which is FREE for residents and only £5 an hour for non-residents. Now with two new fabulous boilers just put in, heating is not an issue here. Fibre-optic broadbrand, just installed, here we don’t wait for streaming. You could not get a better connection then this. With our free to use computer room, you can keep in contact with the rest of the world, at any time! Here we have Daily Entertainment from Salsa to Comedy Nights. With are newly refurbished bar, why not come check out our daily entertainment for free, with our cheap- ass prices, and our 24hour licence, to residents. This is where the craic can be found and where the party is really at!!!!! If not our bar, try our lounge room which is totally kitted out with the comfiest couches, pool tables, and board games for you to play. You can cook up a storm in the kitchen, which is open from 7am until 11pm daily, and has an oven, microwave, hotplates, freezers and fridges, and some lovely tables to sit around. We are located in the city centre, so however you arrive, you will be able to walk to us, unless you arrive by plane, for which there is an airport bus which will bring you to our door or the tram can be got from the airport to a stop just around the corner from us. (See Directions) Our rooms are centrally heated with our toasty new boilers and come in a variety of sizes. We will have your bed made and ready for you, so you don't have to mess with that stuff. We have made available a number of female-only dormitories and our other dorms are mixed-sex. The prices vary by day and room size so you will have to check. Weekdays are usually discounted, so you can get some good bargains if you stay midweek. You can arrive anytime you want, we have 24hour reception, to assist or help out with any queries or just to check-in. We have a room where you can leave your luggage, for early arrivals or a late departures, which is secure. We'll probably even let you go in for breakfast if you arrive before 11am on your check in day. Yes, that's correct, our breakfast goes from 7am until 11 am and is FREE. Check out time is 10am, so you can always drop your bag and grab some breakie. Security-wise, we have the aforementioned 24-hour receptionist manning the door, as well as a key-card system to ensure no one gets access to your room. Inside the room we have lockers, for which you will need your own padlock. We have some padlocks in reception, for a £5 deposit to be returned to you on day of departure. Of course, we can also look after your passport in our reception safe, or lock up your laptop.