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    Cowgate Tourist Hostel

    96-112 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JN, Scotland
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          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed 4 October 2014

          This is the worst place I've stayed in any city in the UK. The place is over-priced to begin with, considering it is a backpackers hostel and not a B and B. It is absolutely freezing inside, in the time we spent in our room...More

          5  Thank missannenoid
          Reviewed 21 September 2014

          The worst place I've ever been. Stinky and dirty, mold all over the bedroom and very espacially the "bathroom". The "bathroom" was a dirty dark cabin with a dirty, nearly black, sink, a shower with each 6 seconds of water and a toilette with waste...More

          4  Thank TomKuhn14
          Reviewed 19 September 2014

          The location is perfect - couldn't fault that at all, easy walking to anywhere you want and plenty of restaurants etc nearby. The bedrooms are a decent size, we were in a 6 bed dorm and there was a good amount of space - they...More

          1  Thank Hatti S
          Reviewed 5 September 2014

          Stayed at this hostel for 3 nights with a friend. we shared our room with 4 other people who we began to spend most of our time with and are now going to stay in contact. Staff couldnt be any more helpful and friendly. rooms...More

          Thank Shane G
          Reviewed 4 September 2014

          We stayed here for one night and it was absolutely fine. The negative reviews don't appear fair, if you are coming to a city you do need to do some research! As it is right in the centre of Old Town (about a block from...More

          Thank europeanadventure13
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          • US$13 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Kitchenette
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          • 168
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          • Old Town / Cowgate
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          andmh13
          Hi- how do I get from the Edinburg airport to the Cowgate hostel via public transport? Thank you.
          29 December 2014|
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          Response from CowgateHostel | Property representative |
          There are frequent buses and also trams from the airport to the city centre of Edinburgh. As we are in the heart of the city it is a very short walk from the train and bus station. The same short walk from where the tram... More
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          Brooke K
          Can people under 18 (but over 16) stay in the dorm rooms without being accompanied by an adult?
          14 December 2014|
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          Response from CowgateHostel | Property representative |
          We require a lead guest over the age of 18 for bookings that are in our shared dorms. We do allow under 18's but over 16's to come to our hostel on their own however they must book a private room so they are not sharing with... More
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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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