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This place after the debacle that was my other hostel experience in Edinburgh was great!
I was able to get a clean 10 bed dorm for a reasonable price and a central location to everything I wanted to see and do.
The staff is international...More
We stayed at Cowgate Hostel only 1 night, as we arrived in Edimbugh really late (11 pm) and needed a cheap and central accommodation. Our 6 mixed dorm was not full, so we only shared it with two other guys. The room was super noisy,...More
Hey, it is a hostel, a youth hostel, and it is cheap.
What do you expect from it? Yep it is not that clean, yes it is not that beautiful but you got what your price is getting for you
I needed it for a...More
So we arrived and the location was fantastic, right in the centre, especially for the fringe which is what we were there for. The staff were really nice and we could leave our bags with them until we could check in. They then took us...More
I normally stay in Hilton hotels so staying in a hostel for my stag was a bit daunting. However I was pleasantly surprised. It was clean,dry,comfortable and in a great location. You also are the only ones staying in your "flat" so you can leave...More
US$15 - US$79 (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.