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Cowgate Tourist Hostel

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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good23%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible32%
1 week ago
“Ideal for a stag do. ”
5 Jan 2018
“Cowgate hostel”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

The rooms were clean, nice, and quiet. There was a kitchen with lots of dishes and appliances, so if you want to cook food, this is a great place to do it. The guy who worked the front desk was extremely friendly and helpful. And...More

Thank Liz J
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

If you want somewhere to rest your weary head after a big night on the town which isn't going to cost you the earth then this is exactly that. Room was ok, bed was clean bathroom was ok. All in all very average but nothing...More

Thank Drew R
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We booked a private room in the hostel during the fringe. It is always horrific to pay the money you do for a hostel during the festival but this was cheap in comparison to others. It really was not clean (but not worse than other...More

Thank ryfka
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

11 of us booked here for 2 nights. We had an apartment with 3 bedrooms, a toilet, a shower room and a well equipped kitchen (not that we used the kitchen). The bedroom I was in was at the rear of the premises which was...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Great location and value for money is ok. Our room had bunk beads which is a bit of a hassle when you are in your 60's. Also, there is a beer garden across the street so be prepared for loud street noise. The room was...More

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US$ 13 - US$ 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$ 13 - US$ 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
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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Haven't used, not sure. Sorry... :(
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John F
21 October 2017|
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Response from suranthaka | Reviewed this property |
Bedding is provided, but if you get the private rooms you also get towels.
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"building 2 and building 3 floor 2 are perfectly good"
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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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