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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 1 week ago via mobile

Was on a stag do in edinburgh, this is ideal wee digs for stag partys. Its nothing fancy but very comfortable. Can be rather noisy with the busy bar across the street but if comatosed with the bevvy this wont be a problem. 3 bunk...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good price. Two toilets and two showers shared with the whole floor (~20 people) but didn’t have any issues. Kitchens on each floor that have fridges, ovens, microwaves, and dishes so you can cook if you need to. Beds were comfortable and clean. Pretty noisy...More

Thank MassinMaas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The price is very attractive for this hostel's location. It's really well placed, next to a lot of conveniences. The staff is helpful and let us leave our luggage free of charge during the day we had made check out. The flats and facilities are...More

Thank João Augusto B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

pros : -Its just 5 mins walk from weaverly station which is perfect -‎clean, organized -‎wifi works perfectly fine -‎location is wonderful, its at the exact city centre ( 4 mins from edinburgh castle - 10 mins from calton hill... Etc) -‎lots of bars, cafés...More

Thank Sharkawy55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came as a group of 11 for a stag do basically to use to shower and sleep that’s why the location and advertise facilities were ideal to slum it for the weekend. We were assigned flat 104/5 which had at least four rooms (we...More

Thank Shaun T
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Price range
US$13 - US$111 (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$13 - US$111 (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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"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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