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Reviewed March 25, 2017

I had the best experience staying here for New Years. Hands down, the best hostel in Edinburgh. I stayed in a 8 dorm bed room with a fantastic view of the castle out one of the windows. The staff were all fun and friendly. The...More

Thank alongstreet
Response from Adam H, Manager at Castle Rock HostelResponded March 27, 2017

Thank you so much! Hogmanay is always a good time over here, glad to hear you had such a wonderful time and enjoyed the vibes! Maybe we'll see you next Hogmanay too :)

Reviewed March 23, 2017

Castle Rock provides directions from the Edinburgh airport on their website so it was incredibly easy to navigate to and from the airport to the hostel. Their directions were easy and we had no trouble finding the hostel itself. To our amazement, the hostel is...More

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Response from Adam H, Manager at Castle Rock HostelResponded March 25, 2017

Thank you so much!! Really appreciate your wonderful review! Hope to see you again in the future :)

Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

one of the best hostel I went to. Perfect location, beautiful area, just under the castle. Friendly staff, they give us some good advise. Good facilities and really clean. We were in a 12 beds dorm. It was really comfortable and there is free locker...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

I had a lovely stay at the hostel which has a great location near the castle. We did a fieldtrip to Edinburgh and most of our trips were at walking distance of hostel. The staff is very friendly and helpful. They also allow visitors to...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2017

This is the third Hostel I stayed at during my 3 week trip in Europe. Unfortunately, I only stayed one night. But the impression leads me to this conclusion; this hostel is one of the best I have ever experienced. Room = This room was...More

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US$17 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$17 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
July 10, 2017|
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Response from Jamie P | Property representative |
No we don't use PayPal unfortunately.
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edebrag
June 24, 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
March 22, 2017|
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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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"Front rooms have castle views!"
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"Perfect for traveling on a budget"
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"Some rooms have a view to the castle. Try to book those!"
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"rooms at the very top are more city view, and lower rooms are castle view"
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