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    Castle Rock Hostel

    15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2PW, Scotland
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    Room & Suite (194)
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    • Excellent62%
    • Very good31%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “common rooms” (65 reviews)
    “movie room” (24 reviews)
    “pub crawl” (30 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Airport Transportation
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 1,125 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    If you want to stay over the road from a castle and in the centre of Old Town the this is the spot. Was wary of backpacking as a couple and no longer in my twenties but we couldn't have asked for a better location....More

    Thank Hannah B
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    It was an very nice stay at the hostel. There were a lot of activities organized by the hostel. Everybody was very nice to each other, you feel like home. There was breakfast for £1,80. The rooms, toilets and showers were very clean.

    Thank bramd203
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    A great hostel with a great view. Super close to the royal mile and 'old' Edinburgh. The room was clean and the bathrooms were adequate. You can have breakfast there for only 1.50 £. The staff was super friendly. Definetly would go back there.

    Thank Jessica B
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I have stayed in this hostel twice for two nights during my holiday in Scotland. Hostel is conveniently located at the hearth of Edinburgh and easily accessible from airport. The staff was always friendly and nice. The atmosphere during my stays was relaxed, friendly and...More

    Thank dhyani1982
    Response from Jamie P, Manager at Castle Rock HostelResponded 1 week ago

    Can't wait for your return! So nice to hear you had a pleasant and homey stay, that's certainly what we aim for :)

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This hostel is perfectly located right across the street from the Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile. Staff was unbelievably friendly and helpful, gave us maps and recommendations on food/activities during our short stay. Our room was clean and fresh and all facilities seemed the...More

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    • US$12 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Edinburgh >
    • Old Town / Grassmarket
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    Traveller (521)
    Room & Suite (194)
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    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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    10 July 2017|
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    Response from Jamie P | Property representative |
    No we don't use PayPal unfortunately.
    24 June 2017|
    Response from Jamie P | Property representative |
    No, unfortunately luggage storage is for guests only. We just don't have the space available!
    22 March 2017|
    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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    "Double Room - upstairs"
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    "If you are older, ask for a room on the ground or first floor. We were on the third floor - a lot of steps..."
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    "Lots of stairs to some rooms."
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    "Bring a sleep mask in the summer!"
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