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    Cowgate Tourist Hostel

    96-112 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JN, Scotland
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    • Excellent8%
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    • Average22%
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    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 244 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This hostel is the cheapest you can get in Edinburgh, however, it is not very nice - it is extremely smelly and the rooms are very dingy. There is only 1 toilet and 2 showers for a flat that can hold 24 people. There are...More

    Thank Skyferret
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The hostel is located at the centre of old city and near to public transport. Price is cheap. Cleanliness of the building and room needs to be improved, it is old, dirty and has weird smell. As mentioned by some of the previous reviews, it...More

    Thank alicehc89
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The best thing that can be said about this accommodation is that it is across the road from the excellent three sisters bar. The hostel is basic, the rooms have beds, which to be fair are pretty comfortable and a wardrobe. The shower had no...More

    Thank Russell L
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The hostel is in the city centre, and you can reach everything by foot. The structure is nice, and clean as an overall. Every floor has its own (pretty big) kitchen, 3 bathrooms and 2 showers. I never had to fight to have a shower,...More

    Thank GiuliaSoleLuna
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    First visit in Edinburgh and I was so excited ! But we booked in this hostel for 2 nights , We was in a room of 6 people but with only 1 plug working ....... so I let you imagine I spend 2 hours in...More

    Thank LilySgerosky
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$ 14 - US$ 108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 168
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    • Edinburgh >
    • Old Town / Cowgate
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    • Cowgate Tourist Hotel Edinburgh ,
    • Cowgate Tourist Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
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    that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
    place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
    the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
    Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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    andmh13
    30 December 2014|
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    Response from CowgateHostel | Property representative |
    There are frequent buses and also trams from the airport to the city centre of Edinburgh. As we are in the heart of the city it is a very short walk from the train and bus station. The same short walk from where the tram... More
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    Brooke K
    15 December 2014|
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    Response from CowgateHostel | Property representative |
    We require a lead guest over the age of 18 for bookings that are in our shared dorms. We do allow under 18's but over 16's to come to our hostel on their own however they must book a private room so they are not sharing with... More
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    "Basic - but clean and tidy"
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    "We only stayed in Room 94"
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    "Without any payment issue, this is a good hostel to stay a night."
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    "104 flat contains two rooms of six beds and one twin room. Private toilets and kitchen for the flat."
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