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The best hostel I have been in my life, completely clean, the staffs are polite and friendly in special ANA a Portuguese girl, great location, nice environment, cheap breakfast, nice bedroom!! I’m very happy d to say good things about a hostel, but I have...More

Thank Bia R
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Hostel is in the center of the city surrounded by castle. They offer to do your laudry and bring them to your room for 4pounds wich is nice , shower are okay, breakfast for 1.50pounds is good, very clean, bed confortable ! the only...More

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hostel was easy enough to find and the staff is really friendly and helpful. The common areas are really cool and there's plenty of places to relax. The hostel itself was really clean during my stay. On top of that, it's only a short walk...More

Thank wcb79
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Castle Rock yesterday and stayed over night in Edinburgh. It was a really nice, well kept hostel with friendly and helpful staff. I'd recommend this place to anyone. It was clean and comfortable - what more can you ask? I'll most likely...More

Thank rlough1980
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing hostel. The rooms all have themes, and there’s eclectic artwork all over. There’s a big common room with a loft, two lounges, a movie room and a patio. Bathrooms are clean and plentiful—I never had to wait for a shower. Towels...More

Thank Emily T
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Laundry Service
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US$15 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$15 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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mari0ela
10 July 2017|
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Response from Jamie P | Property representative |
No we don't use PayPal unfortunately.
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edebrag
24 June 2017|
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Response from Jamie P | Property representative |
No, unfortunately luggage storage is for guests only. We just don't have the space available!
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hopewellmr
22 March 2017|
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Response from Jamie P | Property representative |
Hi YA Yes, that is correct we do not have elevators. Our private rooms are on the top floor so you'd need to go up 3 flights of stairs. We would be able to help you with your bags as long as they're not to heavy for our... More
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"If you want to be social, I would choose of of the larger dorms, but they have private rooms available as..."
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"Front rooms have castle views!"
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"Perfect for traveling on a budget"
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"Some rooms have a view to the castle. Try to book those!"
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