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Amazing location and friendly staff. In Old Town and close to Edinburgh castle. Lots of tours available through hostel. Big kitchen and amenities available. Bathroom area ok and clean. Spacious dorm rooms with individual lockers and plugs available at each bed.
Beeing there many times for many years!just Love this place!they have Cinema+wonderful pub crows+tours including for the highlands!the Staff Are JUST Amazing+friendly+helpful+location couldn't be better!the Atmosphere Is just Unique!Strongly Recommending this wonderful place, "Avoid Safestay hostel Edinburgh! It's simply DISGUSTING+FILFTHY+UNFRIENDLY+AWFUL+UNCOMFORTABLE MATTERS+CASTROFOBIC! castle rock hostel is...More
Nice cozy hostel with themed decorations and layout in the rooms! ( I got the room named underwear with bed named thongs! ) Spent just a night but will definitely recommend staying here, amazing location in middle of old town and view of castle right...More
Very good location (near Edinburg Castle) and around 15 min from Waverly Station. Very clean and organized. Staff is helpful and smiling faces everywhere. Rooms are big and there are lockers for personal items. Breakfast is 1.50 pounds and you get a lot for this...More
Amazing hostel, great vibes, awesome location and facilities. Would definitely stay here again. Had cheap breakfast for 1.50 euro. Great places to chill and charge your mobile. Even a music room if you're bored.
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US$13 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
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.
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
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 staff member.
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"Double room on third floor is small, but coasy with the Velux window."