79.0% Based on 289 reviews TripAdvisor traveller rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

The public transport around Argyle Backpackers gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from University of Edinburgh. Features include free WiFi in public areas, plus dry cleaning service and a library. This 4-star hostel has 18 rooms over 3 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and digital TV channels.

  • Shared rooms with digital TV, fridges and microwaves
  • Free WiFi
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, tour or ticket assistance and luggage storage
  • Guests speak favourably about the proximity to public transport and the location
  • Within a 15-minute walk of University of Edinburgh and King's Theatre

Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£47* Per night/room 29 Aug - 30 Aug

Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Single Room

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

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Trip Advisor aggregated rating

79.0% of guests recommend out of 289 reviews

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Property Features

As a guest of Argyle Backpackers, you'll find a library, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A BBQ, multilingual staff, and a garden are also featured at Argyle Backpackers. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Victorian Edinburgh hostel.

  • 18 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Computer for guest use
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Transport

  • Airport: Edinburgh (EDI) (12.9 km / 8 mi)
  • Train station: Edinburgh Haymarket Station (2.1 km / 1.3 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Argyle Backpackers offers 18 forms of shared accommodation with shared/communal kitchens. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Fridges and microwaves are provided. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. This Edinburgh hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with digital channels.

  • Accommodations are shared
  • Bathrooms are shared
  • Communal kitchen
  • Television
  • Digital channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer available
  • Safe (surcharge)
  • Heating
  • Unique furnishings

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 10 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

Guests planning to arrive after 9pm must contact the property before check-in. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9 AM - 10 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving after hours will have to wait until the next morning to check in.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • An in-room safe is available for an additional fee

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.