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    Cowgate Tourist Hostel

    96-112 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JN, Scotland
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          USD 74*
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          Overview
          • Excellent8%
          • Very good22%
          • Average22%
          • Poor13%
          • Terrible35%
          3 weeks ago
          “Not the best twin room for £60/night!”
          4 weeks ago
          “gets the job done”
          Free Wifi
          Kitchenette
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 327 reviews

          Reviewed 2 days ago

          The hostel is in the city centre, and you can reach everything by foot. The structure is nice, and clean as an overall. Every floor has its own (pretty big) kitchen, 3 bathrooms and 2 showers. I never had to fight to have a shower,...More

          Thank GiuliaSoleLuna
          Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

          First visit in Edinburgh and I was so excited ! But we booked in this hostel for 2 nights , We was in a room of 6 people but with only 1 plug working ....... so I let you imagine I spend 2 hours in...More

          Thank LilySgerosky
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          To jump straight to the point; my youth group is from Ireland and as their leader and along with two leaders we stayed here. We are responsible for our young people's safety while we took them on this trip to Edinburgh. While the young people...More

          Thank Deane C
          Response from CowgateHostel, Front Office Manager at Cowgate Tourist HostelResponded 1 week ago

          Hi Deanne, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and I am sorry to hear about the circumstances. You're absolutely right this is unacceptable and we take this seriously, the member of staff no longer works with us. Can only apologise for...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          Stayed in plenty of hostels before but never a twin room always dorms. The room was in a tenement building and was ok but the double plug socket didn't work which was annoying. It was standard, shower worked and was warm, there was a decent...More

          Thank Sarah M
          Response from CowgateHostel, Front Office Manager at Cowgate Tourist HostelResponded 1 week ago

          Hi Sarah, Thank you for your review, with our location and on that weekend we do offer a good price for the night. Feedback will be given to the owner regarding the sockets and we hope to renovate in the future which will give a...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          the hostel is located in the old city of Edinburgh, 5min to the st gills cathedral and around 8min's walk to the castle. BUT!!!! in front of the hostel, theres a OPEN BAR and everyday they close at 3AM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! its not possible to sleep well!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...More

          Thank 晨 陈
          Response from CowgateHostel, Front Office Manager at Cowgate Tourist HostelResponded 1 week ago

          Hi there, the cleaning staff do their best to ensure that the rooms are prepared for our guests arrival each morning and are then checked by a member of staff. Unfortunately we are unable to control the noise of the bar but have been in...More

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          About
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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Price range
          • USD 13 - USD 105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 168
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          • Edinburgh >
          • Old Town / Cowgate
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          • Cowgate Tourist Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
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          the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          andmh13
          Hi- how do I get from the Edinburg airport to the Cowgate hostel via public transport? Thank you.
          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
          Can people under 18 (but over 16) stay in the dorm rooms without being accompanied by an adult?
          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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          "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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