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1 room, 2 adults

Russell Scott Backpackers Hostel, Leeds

2-star2 stars
1 Lisbon Square, Skinner Street, Leeds, England, LS1 4LY, United Kingdom

Convenient to Leeds General Infirmary
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
  • Collect stampsYou can collect™ Rewards stamps here
  • Phil and Angela great hosts. Everything you need. Near everything you need. 10/10 xxxJan. 16, 2020
  • It was not good because everyone the light of one and hitter was every bed ?Dec. 18, 2019

Russell Scott Backpackers Hostel, Leeds

from $58 CAD
  • Shared Dormitory, Men only
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Superior Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Superior Triple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Superior Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Family Room (Superior)
  • Family Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Superior Single Room
  • Superior Double Room

What’s around Russell Scott Backpackers Hostel, Leeds


  • University of Leeds - 12 min walk
  • First Direct Arena - 18 min walk
  • Leeds General Infirmary - 8 min walk
  • O2 Academy Leeds - 12 min walk
  • Leeds Grand Theatre - 15 min walk
  • Royal Armouries - 28 min walk
  • Elland Road Stadium - 36 min walk
  • St James's University Hospital - 38 min walk

Getting around

  • Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford) - 16 min drive
  • Leeds Station - 11 min walk
  • Burley Park Station - 4 min drive
  • Headingley Station - 6 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 9 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-11:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property for check-in instructions.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (9 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Luggage storage
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dishwasher

Russell Scott Backpackers Hostel, Leeds’s small print

Also known as

  • Russell Scott Backpackers Hostel Leeds
  • Russell Scott Backpackers Leeds
  • Russell Scott Backpackers
  • Russell Scott Backpackers Hostel Leeds
  • Russell Scott Backpackers Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation


This property does not have elevators.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 10.0 per night

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.

FAQs for Russell Scott Backpackers Hostel, Leeds

  • Does Russell Scott Backpackers Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Russell Scott Backpackers Hostel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Russell Scott Backpackers Hostel?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Russell Scott Backpackers Hostel.
  • Are pets allowed at Russell Scott Backpackers Hostel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Russell Scott Backpackers Hostel?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Russell Scott Backpackers Hostel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include My Thai (3-min walk), Miahs Kitchen (5-min walk), and Town Hall Tavern (6-min walk).

Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 38 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Clean & convenient
The hostel was very clean and secure. Convenient for the airport bus and the city center.
ie3 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Good budget option
Comfortable and clean form room, good free breakfast, friendly and helpful service. Showers and toilets clean. Good location. Only negative was that the upper bunk beds did not have direct power point access, which is something that could be changed. Would happily stay again.
Ciaran, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place... warm and clean! Thanks got having me!
Mel, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Well positioned accommodation
It was close to town and for work. Did what it needed to do.
jonathan, gb2 night business trip
Good 6.0
The Cheese Bandit
The overall cleanliness of the place is acceptable even though the carpet could use a good shampoo, it smells of stale beer and dirty socks in some patches. The rooms are kept tidy but I was horrified to see one of the cleaning ladies spreading the duvet on the floor to neatly fold it in half and place it back on the bed. Also, I felt uncomfortable taking them up on their "breakfast munchies all day" policy and felt watched when consuming anything such as tea and toast in the afternoon. I was also reprimanded by a staff member for mistakingly trying to spread what looked like butter on my toast. What was by the bread and packaged in a golden foil paper ended up being cheese. It set a tone of mistrust which I did not appreciate one bit. On the last night of my stay I was locked out around 23:00 because they had changed the pincode to enter the back door and I wasn't informed. When that's the case a staff member should stay awake to greet the guests to whom they may not have relayed this new information. Yours truly, The Cheese Bandit😂🧀
Sara, us7 night business trip
Fair 4.0
It was an experience I'd never had before
I didn't really expect much from a budget place but I certainly did not expect to have to endure the smell of something that was not tobacco coming in from a gap in the my bedroom window on the ground floor. I tried to get a member of staff of shut the window completely which appeared to be but I could tell that there was a gap somewhere because I could hear the traffic and I felt a draught. I also had to go to the toilet at the Trinity shopping centre in Leeds city centre to use their toilet a few times because the ones at Russell Scott had white powder on the floor and sink on a number of occasions. I didn't know what it was but the first time I saw it, I smelt something really quite toxic and it gave me a massive headache that felt like my brain was bleeding. I was only in there for a couple of seconds because as soon as I saw it I walked out again but in that time from that small exposure to whatever it was, it was enough to make me ill. Also when I checked out, there was no one there at reception to take my key. I had to take the key to university with me then drop it off later in the day and when I did, I was told I should have left it on the reception desk. What if someone took it? I would have to pay for it.
gb4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Ideal stopover in Leeds centre.
Welcome not so good, boy was on speakerphone talking foreign to a girl as he checked us in and did not show us around. Phil made up for that , v friendly and helpful. Nice room and very clean.
gb1 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Friendly service, clean room and bed, comfortable and close to the city. For a basic stay after a night out this is fine! Bathroom areas could do with an overhaul.
gb1 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Nice hostel near train station
It was a nice hostel for the price I paid. 10-min walk from the train station.
gb1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Excellent , i enjoyed it
ABDUL, gbOther trip

Russell Scott Backpackers Hostel, Leeds

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