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    Budget Backpackers

    37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JR, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent34%
    • Very good44%
    • Average13%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible4%
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    “bed dorm” (40 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Castle Rock Hostel
    1,514 reviews
    #3 of 204 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
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    #11 of 204 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
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    #21 of 204 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
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    Reviewed 2 April 2014

    My flatmate and I visited this hostel for his 50th birthday - which he described as the best birthday ever! We went to the Whisky Experience and Edinburgh Castle on the day, and went on the free pub crawl that evening, which was very entertaining!...More

    1  Thank Patricia B
    Reviewed 1 April 2014

    This was my first hostel experience. I arrived in Edinburgh in early January, intending to stay until I found a place to live during my 5 month school exchange, and ended up staying for 3 nights. Very clean and bright, and the atmosphere was just...More

    1  Thank Samantha K
    Reviewed 24 March 2014

    this hostel is located on a great location and is devided in more then 1 building (at least 2, since we were in the 'other' building across the road). Middle of the centre, so great to start whatever you want to do in Edinburgh. We...More

    1  Thank frankvw
    Reviewed 22 March 2014

    I stayed there the first time when i went to Edinburgh. Hostel is in great location. Very close to the castle. Walking distance to the castle. loved the restaurant, good food. recommend to the students and travelers wishing to stay long time.

    1  Thank Alvi1327
    Reviewed 20 March 2014 via mobile

    I book a 4 bed room for 2 nights. The bed is good, the lounge room is good, the staff is very helpful. They organize pub crawlings for free! You can have a pint in the lounge, or a quick breakfast, at good prices.

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    Castle Rock Hostel
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    #3 of 204 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
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    Kick Ass Hostel
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    #12 of 204 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
    High Street Hostel
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    #21 of 204 Speciality lodging in Edinburgh
     
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$24 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 300
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    • Location
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    • Scotland >
    • Edinburgh >
    • Old Town / Cowgate
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    • Budget Backpackers Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Traveller (145)
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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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    Jodie027
    7 June 2017|
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    Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
    Yes There are ironing facilities in the hostel. :)
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    rgs1997
    15 April 2017|
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    Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
    Hi there. The bathrooms we have are as follows. Some of our bathrooms are mixed gender , what this means is that the sinks areas are the the only sections that are mixed and shared. The Showers areas are Private pods that... More
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    Caligiiiirl_19
    11 December 2016|
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    Response from BudgetB | Property representative |
    Hi there we are unfortunately not offering weekly rates at the moment. We do have a longer stay section of the hostel but this is fully booked at the moment. Our standards rates are very low at the moment to encourage our... More
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    Room Tips
    "Perhaps a room on one of the lower floors if you need wifi"
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    "Excellent location, good atmosphere."
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    "if you wanna meet people, get to the 30 beds room. What a great place to spend some nights"
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    "Get a lower floor if you have problem with stairs; also for better wifi."
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