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    Budget Backpackers

    37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JR, Scotland
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          Overview
          • Excellent33%
          • Very good45%
          • Average13%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible4%
          Travellers talk about
          “bed dorm” (40 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Kitchenette
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Castle Rock Hostel
          1,488 reviews
          #3 of 205 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
           
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          #11 of 205 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
           
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          1 - 5 of 772 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          This is a great place for exploring Edinburgh. The staff is helpful. The rooms are clean. Their is a bar which closes at midnight. If you want to sleep pre-midnight, I'd ask for a room that is away from the bar. My room was over...More

          Thank DD-Colorado
          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

          We are so pleased you loved our location and appreciated our friendly staff. Thanks for the suggestion for our hallway doors which do have soft close mechanisms but they may need adjusting. Thanks for the heads up and we are on the case. We hope...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Stayed here for 2 nights for my mates stag do weekend and couldn't of wished for a better located hostel. Right smack bang near the pubs and clubs. The staff were very welcoming and helpful when asked about local information and the hostel was very...More

          Thank Dcolbert
          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

          Thank you for your great feedback . We are so pleased you and your friends enjoyed your stay with us. BB Manager :)

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          Friendly staff. Laundry machines available. Showers were a bit small. Location is good, near many restaurants and on the old town area. The room floor was a bit moist all the time, but that propably was to do with the weather also.More

          Thank Niina M
          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

          Thank you for the awesome 5 star rating. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes it was very warm and humid during your stay which is very unusual for Edinburgh but nice for a change. Thanks again for the great feedback....More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          I stayed with my friend in a private room with a double bunk at bottom and single at top. The room was great! Spacious and clean with comfy beds. Views across to the entrance to Greyfriars. Being close to the road it was noisey and...More

          Thank Kate B
          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

          We are so pleased you liked our spacious rooms and that you found our reception staff to be friendly and helpful . We are so sorry if our bar staff failed to deliver the best possible customers service and we have passed your comments onto...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          As a cheap stay it offers everything you could ask for, a bar, an excelent location (right in the heart of the town, next to greyfriar's bobby) and a reception that know all the best stuff to do. The rooms were nice, my only complaints...More

          Thank Pedro C
          Response from BudgetB, Manager at Budget BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

          Thank you for your great feedback. We are so pleased you liked our Location and friendly helpful staff and Value for money. We are not sure why any of the showers should be cold but we have asked our maintenance team to do a full...More

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          About
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 16 - US$ 61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 300
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          • Location
          • United Kingdom >
          • Scotland >
          • Edinburgh >
          • Old Town / Cowgate
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          • Budget Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland
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          Traveller (145)
          Dining (82)
          Room & Suite (67)
          Hotel & Grounds (156)
          Family and Play Areas (3)
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          Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
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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
          ...More
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Jodie027
          Is there ironing facilities ?
          8 June 2017|
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          Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
          Yes There are ironing facilities in the hostel. :)
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          rgs1997
          Hi, the hostel looks very modern and clean in the images. My question is about your shower facilities - I am just slightly confused and wanted to confirm what the facilities are like as in your photographs they appear to be lovely private cubicles in very good condition but in a review it describes completely open showers with no privacy? What is the situation with this? Thanks :)
          15 April 2017|
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          Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
          Hi there. The bathrooms we have are as follows. Some of our bathrooms are mixed gender , what this means is that the sinks areas are the the only sections that are mixed and shared. The Showers areas are Private pods that... More
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          Caligiiiirl_19
          Hi! Do you guys have weekly rates?
          12 December 2016|
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          Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
          Hi there we are unfortunately not offering weekly rates at the moment. We do have a longer stay section of the hostel but this is fully booked at the moment. Our standards rates are very low at the moment to encourage our... More
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          Room Tips
          "Perhaps a room on one of the lower floors if you need wifi"
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          "Excellent location, good atmosphere."
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          "if you wanna meet people, get to the 30 beds room. What a great place to spend some nights"
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          "Get a lower floor if you have problem with stairs; also for better wifi."
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