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    Cowgate Tourist Hostel

    96-112 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JN, Scotland
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    Free Wifi
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    Kitchenette
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 10 November 2015

    Was over for the weekend with some friends and was pleasantly surprised. With the low charged rates I was expecting something less equipped. The staff were really pleasant and always there to help, the four bed dorm I was staying in was incredibly spacious and...More

    2  Thank rumleyk
    Reviewed 10 November 2015

    Myself and a few friends are travelling around Europe and stayed here for three nights. I found them to be the friendliest hostel we have been to so far on our trip. I would highly recommend staying here. The location and cleanliness were both to...More

    1  Thank Aedín M
    Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

    This is a great place. Ignore some of the silly reviews. This place was really cheap, but clean, in a good location and fit for purpose. I've stayed in some amazing hotels all over the world, however this we stayed at this clean, safe, well...More

    1  Thank MikeHunt81
    Reviewed 16 October 2015

    Ive been living there for at least 4-5 months and to be honest ill never forget this place... Friendly and incredibly helpful stuff, clean rooms, cheap and located in the city center... What else needed? If someones looking for a perfect place i recommend searching...More

    3  Thank Peter A
    Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

    The place is in a good location for the city but the hostel is brutal, ok it's cheap but as a few previous reviews state it's like a weekend in prison - thank god we had plans to be out all weekend - 1 shower...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$16 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 168
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    • Old Town / Cowgate
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    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
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    andmh13
    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
    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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