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Cowgate Tourist Hostel

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Overview
  • Excellent9%
  • Very good22%
  • Average24%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible32%
5 Jan 2018
“Cowgate hostel”
2 Dec 2017
“Cheap no thrills digs”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

Was the perfect hostel for what we needed for our short stay. Central location to the royal mile and Waverley station so only a few minutes walk from everywhere we needed to go. The staff were so helpful and always available, especially if you ever...More

1  Thank Meghan F
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Stayed there for the BUDS competition weekend, lovely staff can't say a wrong thing about the place. We in rooms of 3 bunk beds and paid a 20£ deposit for room keys. They also provided 2 bedded rooms and towel rentals. The place had free...More

1  Thank TheoryofKnowledge
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Was over for the weekend with some friends and was pleasantly surprised. With the low charged rates I was expecting something less equipped. The staff were really pleasant and always there to help, the four bed dorm I was staying in was incredibly spacious and...More

2  Thank rumleyk
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Myself and a few friends are travelling around Europe and stayed here for three nights. I found them to be the friendliest hostel we have been to so far on our trip. I would highly recommend staying here. The location and cleanliness were both to...More

1  Thank Aedín M
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

This is a great place. Ignore some of the silly reviews. This place was really cheap, but clean, in a good location and fit for purpose. I've stayed in some amazing hotels all over the world, however this we stayed at this clean, safe, well...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Price range
US$ 14 - US$ 98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 14 - US$ 98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Nearby
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
...More
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Edmund N
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Response from Darkdistro | Reviewed this property |
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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"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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