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The common kitchen area: it's inviting and well equiped. The 24 hr staff are very helpful and I liked that music streamed in through the open windows at night. Good place to sit and interact with other guests. The location makes all of Edinburgh very accessable. I had a top tier bunk, so two people slept below me and there wasn't much head space left. Shower and bathroom facilities are small and universally shared. Both of these are fine as long as you expect them coming in.
The central location and the cleanliness of the rooms. It was also fairly quiet for a hostel in middle of edinburgh The shower that flooded the bathroom floor, despite turning it the other way as much as poss.
Towels were changed daily. Shower and washroom are clean and comfortable. Great breakfast and simple but delicious dinner.
Good bar, nice outdoor terrasse. Location of the hostel. Too much noice. Too hot in the rooms. Long waiting-time for checiking in.
this place is brand new, in heart of the old town and, modern, clean, and overall fantastic.
Centrally located, modern hotel. Great bar.
yes, the huge noise due to the hotel bar just under the rooms....
Location and the bar The staff were not friendly. The room had an innapropriate magazine left in it from, i presume, the last occupant. The shower room did not have the soap dispenser filled (it was empty). The TV stations kept losing reception. T
budget hostel, good location, short walk from Royal Mile, clean room
Self catering facilities no free WIFI
location there was weird smell in bathroom all the time....
I was the first guest to ever stay at the hotel, there was absolutely no one else around all night, no staff or guests which made the stay somewhat spooky. The hotel was not yet completely finished so it is difficult to judge how nice it will be at the end. What had bbeen done so far seemed to be carried out to a high standard though and the one member of staff I did meet was very nice.
Friendly informative staff. Eye catching modern decor. Backpackers in dormitory rooms and in their night clothes at breakfast. Is this a youth hostel or a quality hotel experience. We were on top floor - the stairs are very demanding with no lift option.
Hotel has just been refurbished and quality of facilities and decoration is very good. No hot water available at any time during stay. Only bread available at breskfast was moulldy.
The West End Hotel is a fantastic place to stay, I would highly recommend it
Good location - quiet area but walking distance of station and city centre. Chaps working on reception/bar were lovely, friendly, helpful and fun. Nice modern bar and public areas, lovely building, light and airy. V cheap for larger groups. i would only recommend for a really cheap and basic 'somewhere to get your head down' stay based on my experience - the smaller rooms may have been better but didn't see them. One member of staff spoilt if for others (quite 'off-hand'). Carpet in room and floors in bathrooms quite dirty. Some basics missing in larger room, ie no hooks/wardrobes to hang anything, hardly any sockets, no tables or anything to put personal items on. Shower had very little power.Lights in room didn't work after 11.30pm, only floor level 'night lights' would come on which were bright and we had to cover with shoes so we could sleep. The main lights came back on automatically about 8 in the morning....very odd experience!
The location. The lack of heating and parking.
The room was clean and attractive. The advertised free WiFi did not work and the staff was not knowledgeable on its operation. The lack of staff's control over unruly guests.
Nice rooms very clean and well decorated. No lift but only three floors.
Good location, very friendly staff, cooked breakfast. Good value for money. Room will not be tidied up without asking, also you have to ask for fresh towels.
the australian girl in the bar was nice but all the other staff were rude and lazy our room was at the top of the hotel with no lift so we had to climb 74 stairs, the shower was no more than a trickle, we had 2 sachets of coffee in the room for the whole weekend and on the sunday we were asked to make our own tea and toast for breakfast, the room was small and the two single beds in it were tiny, you could barely turn over without falling out
Nice showers and cleaned toilets. Good equiped kitchen for make by yourself dinner. Internet and wi-fi ( pay ). Customers and staff very educated, no noisy, very close to the central bus stop for the airport. Room too small for 4 beds and frozing.No chair,no bed lights, no lockers free, Matrass absolutly no-comfortable: only metals and not insulated with wool or cotton. Orrible sleeping. Why not to buy poliuretan matrass? Economic and easy to clean or change. Breakfast just with bread + margarin + marmelade, coffe/tea and some fruits. Too poor.
bed ok toilet facilities poor, and not very tidy
meeting interesting people had to wait until 10 oclock until the beds we were allocated were made up
The thing I liked best during my stay at brodies was that most of the residents and staff at the hostel, were very feriendly The batthing facilities were in a very appalling state
Good kitchen Internet access is not free
Its location is perfect for a weekend trip.
On the high street of Edinburgh . Too noise in the evening
Nothing Very poor shower factilities, no locks on two doors, one shower not there , one shower no hot water
The bathroom is quite well lit and good The room is quite dim, and the price could be better
1. Location: exactly on the royal mile. Easy to approach everywhere! 2. the plentiful information. 3. relatively clean kitchen. The shower n bathroom were clean but the shower was too small n wet floor. Noisy.....we woke up every morning with the cleaning car sound. N the bed was just fit to me, so for a tall guy it would be tiny. Also, always lock your room; the local robbery can visit inside. The hostel is toooooo easy to enter.
Near the High Street,
To have the very simple room supplied by the kitchen facilities, including the possibility to have a "meeting place" with our companion travelers
the fact that it was in the centre of edinburgh therre was no cooking equipment provided apart from a frying pan
Convenience of locatioin - right in the heart of the city Price was ok, but considering the standard and cleanliness of room (generally ok but sheets were stained) would have expected it to be about 20% less
A great mix of location, price and cleanliness. Not really! Only that they were closing in 2 days (for start of term as uni accommodation) so they didn't have much in terms of snacks etc. for sale.
Warm welcome, close to centre
The staff were very helpful, welcoming and pro-active. And the location was amazing! Within minutes of most major fringe venues.
Very friendly staff, good location
No cups in kitchen, and no replacement of towels or soap over 5 days
very convenient location, within walking distance to most attractions. It has a communal kitchen which allowed us to prepare a meal. definitely for those on a budget Room was tiny, barely enough space for the 2 of us. can hear footsteps from people walking along the corridor. but given that the place was budget, its still good value for money.