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    Castle Rock Hostel

    15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2PW, Scotland
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    • Excellent62%
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Paid £60 for a private 3 bed room but with shared bathroom (no gender seperation). We stayed at the top floor, no lift so would need to carry our luggage up all the way. Room has heater but not very warm. Overall its just good...More

    Thank PurposefulTraveller
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    This hostel is in the most perfect and picturesque location, right under Edinburgh Castle! The facilities are clean and quirky and the staff are friendly. The lockers are a great size for storing baggage and the security is excellent with 24/7 entrance monitoring.

    Thank Mellibees
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Castel Rock Hostel is by far the best hostel in the world! Everything was perfect. We spent two nights at this hostel and could not fault it. On Thursday you can participate at a free bar crawl (with some free shots). The staff is exceptional,...More

    Thank Camille G
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    I went to visit Scotland on a school break back in the beginning of November. I traveled by bus and the hostel was only a fifteen minute walk away from the station and the directions given on their website are super helpful. I am only...More

    Thank Isabelle G
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Couldn't be in a better spot, centrally located hostel right next to the castle. Beds in dorm all have a plug in and light, though, the bunkbeds are simple metal frames with metal lockers beside them. The shared bathroom is efficient, showers are individual stalls...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$12 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 300
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    mari0ela
    10 July 2017|
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    No we don't use PayPal unfortunately.
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    edebrag
    24 June 2017|
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    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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    "higher floor are less voices"
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    "If you are a Harry Potter fan, maybe you can request for the Hogwarts room."
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    "No elevator, so you might have to carry your luggage."
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    "Loved the four girl dorm- perfect amount!"
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