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    Cowgate Tourist Hostel

    96-112 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JN, Scotland
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    • Excellent9%
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    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 249 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    It’s a hostel, so you get what you pay for but we actually thought this was a really clean and good place to stay. We had a six man room in the middle of the fringe festival and was really well priced. The stairwell was...More

    Thank BenjaminSenior
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    It's in a good location, fairly central for Old Town. The bed were squeaky. Upon checking in when we went to pay with our travellers card we didn't get asked what currency we wanted to pay it in. Other than that it was fine.

    Thank kindgirl_11
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Well all I can say is for £100 a night for a room. with 2 bunk beds and half a floor in a prison style building, you don't even get what you pay for, I can honestly say that in the future I'll not be...More

    1  Thank danjae19
    Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

    Me and my friend stayed here as part of the highland show celebrations. At first I was hesitant about staying in a hostel as I would usually stay in a hotel or apartment. I can honestly say if you are after dirt cheap accommodation this...More

    1  Thank Rachel M
    Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

    Cowgate Hostel is a very nice place to stay in. Receptionists are friendly and ready to help. Rooms are clean, so as kitchens and bathrooms. They clean everything every day. The only minus is the bar Three Sisters which is the nosiest place on Cowgate...More

    Thank Альбина Х
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • USD 16 - USD 77 (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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    place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
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    andmh13
    30 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
    15 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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