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    Cowgate Tourist Hostel

    96-112 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JN, Scotland
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    Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

    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

    2  Thank Bair3384
    Reviewed 20 September 2015

    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

    2  Thank teresa i
    Reviewed 24 August 2015

    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

    1  Thank Bad m
    Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

    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

    1  Thank Sleepcheap
    Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

    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

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$15 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 168
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    • Old Town / Cowgate
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    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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    John F
    21 October 2017|
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    Response from suranthaka | Reviewed this property |
    Bedding is provided, but if you get the private rooms you also get towels.
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    "Basic - but clean and tidy"
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    "We only stayed in Room 94"
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    "Without any payment issue, this is a good hostel to stay a night."
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    "104 flat contains two rooms of six beds and one twin room. Private toilets and kitchen for the flat."
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