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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“common areas”(83 reviews)
“pub crawl”(33 reviews)
“movie room”(27 reviews)
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All reviewscommon areaspub crawlmovie roomhuge kitchenroyal milegreat locationinternet roomcommon roomtea and hot chocolatebed dormbathrooms and showersfemale dormperson roomlaundry serviceluggage storageenjoyed my staybeds were comfortable
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a very nice hostel. Perfect location. Really nice staff and atmosphere. I really liked the dormrooms at this hostel. The beds where quite comfy and everyone had their own bed light and socket.

Thank Krisbrevik
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to stay for a few days, cool environment and friendly staff, u can chill at the different areas, and have a breakfast for just 1,50£, the rooms have a funny style, and the toilets r clean all the time, 100 recommended.

Thank Guillermo L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a pleasant stay at castle rock for a couple of days. This hostel has an amazing shared living room, readroom, kitchen and musical room. In the bedrooms there is more then enough space for everyone to store there luggage. However, the bathrooms aren't...More

Thank Marieke G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here twice and loved it both times. Very large dorm rooms so plenty of space even when then are 12 people in a room. Comfortable beds and bedding- 2 pillows! Light and power socket at each bed which is very convenient. Lockers...More

Thank KarriPledger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great place to stay when visiting Edinburgh. Literally can see the castle from the front door. Easy access to the Royal Mile, bus stops, not more than a 10 minute walk from the train station. The inside is incredibly nice, especially for the...More

Thank Ben R
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US$16 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$16 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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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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"There are loads of stairs and no lift so make sure you can carry your bag up flights of stairs"
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"No lift. Just stairecases."
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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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