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Castle Rock Hostel

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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“common areas”(82 reviews)
“movie room”(25 reviews)
“pub crawl”(31 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Air Conditioning
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

First off, great location. The Hostel is right next to the castle and the Royal Mile. It's also next to some really good sit down places with great food. The hostel had great customer service and the workers very helpful and efficient. They had a...More

Thank Emily A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent location! The rooms and the bathrooms are clean. The staff friendly and helpful. We didn't like the fact that after the breakfast, we had to wash our dishes Some people were just pouring water so the dishes were dirty for the next ones.

Thank Kelly K
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all - the room has got themes!! Me and my friends stayed in the Avengers room, and me, being the swede, of course got the bed Thor. It was so much fun sneaking around watching all the doors with Sherlock, cursing and other...More

Thank Ellysin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great vibe, very laidback but with plenty to do in the evenings if you're interested. Everyone was very friendly and the facilities were reasonably clean and accessible. We scored a dorm on the first floor so we only had one flight of stairs to contend...More

Thank Evangeline J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A comfortable, well equipped hostel with superior services, flexible and helpful staff in a very well located place and with fair prices. Highly recommend to stay here. Bathrooms and dormitories were clean and comfortable. You should have a really nice breakfast at a really low...More

Thank Zoltán K
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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
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Price range
US$14 - US$59 (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$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (551)
Room & Suite (204)
Dining (25)
Pool & Beach (1)
Amenities (38)
Family and Play Areas (15)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
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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"This one's a gamble, ask for the Avengers room!"
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"'underwear room' is close to the bathrooms, has a neat view and is on the first floor; couldn't..."
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"For the best view, ask for room 55. It is a little bit small, but you'll sleep like Romeo and Julliet did."
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"no disabled access,"
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