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Perth
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Social events, amazing staff, good vibes and atmosphere and always something on. I had such an amazing stay that I will be back again in a few weeks and can't wait. Thanks to all the staff for recommendations, friendly chats and a great experience!

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Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here at the beginning of my visit and liked it so much that I moved hostels to come back after a busy weekend. Great, open common spaces and kitchen. The dorms have lockers, which was also a plus. Staff was friendly and accommodating, and the location was great for exploring the city on foot.

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Newmarket, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hostel is in the perfect location for tours both bus and walking. Its also very clean on the inside and staff and very friendly! Really enjoyed my stay at the Castle Rock Hostel! If I were to visit Edinburgh again I would definitely stay here again.

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County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed in a 4 bed dorm, room was clean and bunk beds very sturdy. There were personal plugs and lights (although mine was broken) and also free lockers/keys in the room. There really didn't seem to be that many showers or toilet but then again they were never so busy so I'm not sure. The breakfast is a big downfall...

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Bilbao, Spain
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did a fast visit to Edinburgh after being a few days travelling through the Highlands. We stood there for two nights, and it´s a pity that we didn´t stay more. The Castle Rock hostel is located near the main interesting points of the city, so you reach any important place in a very short time. The hostel itself it´s...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great experience at this hostel. I was a bit nervous staying here as I'm not used to dorm rooms anymore (being a bit older), but it was a comfortable as possible. Stayed in an 8-person room, massive amounts of space for everyone, and a locker for each person. Very quiet in rooms as hanging out only allowed on main floor....

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Joao Pessoa, PB
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very close to the main castle, this hostel is very well decorated and fun. The living room is a great place to hang out and meet other guests. The rooms are good and clean, beds are confortable and the price is fair.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a really nice hostel. The staff is so helpful and attentive. The breakfast is simple but cheap and has everything you need. The cleaning wasn't perfect but really good. If I ever come back to Edinburgh, this is a place I would stay.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent 4 nights there and it was great! The hostel looks like a palace and the living rooms are awesome with great views! The stuff is very friendly and everything is clean. They give you free tea, coffee and hot chocolate and even milk. Also, for 1.5£ you can have breakfast and it's not bad consideing the price. It...

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Napoli, Italia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is really beautiful, decorated as a medieval castle with original decoration in all the rooms. The hostel is clean, full of activities with professional staff. You will get information about free tours and about tours in Scotland (I made a 3 days tour with Macbackpackers) I just spend two nights there but i will definitely come back in...

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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 royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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Additional Information about Castle Rock Hostel

Address: 15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2PW, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town , Grassmarket
Price Range: $16 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Castle Rock Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 300
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“I just stood at one on the top, under the roof, but I guess they´re all the same, so I´d say any room is good”
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 of 5 bubbles AitorAitor, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Harry Potters room has a lot of space”
 of 5 bubbles 671lilianag, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The 4 person rooms are QUITE small, book a 6 and you'll have double the space.”
 of 5 bubbles Pinkdresses, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seem to have views of The Old Town. Stairs may be an issue for some, but I am sure this can be resolved.”
 of 5 bubbles Gordyd43, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There is not much difference if you pay for a smaller room or a shared one.”
 of 5 bubbles Saschannig, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
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