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    Cowgate Tourist Hostel

    96-112 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JN, Scotland
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    • Excellent9%
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    • Average24%
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    “nice hostel” (5 reviews)
    “shower room” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

    Located in the old town of Edinburgh this lovely hostel gives you the best price to crash after enjoying everything about Edinburgh. Make sure to inform the reception of your departure times though because it's not open 24/7 and if your planning to leave early,...More

    Thank suranthaka
    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    This hostel is the cheapest you can get in Edinburgh, however, it is not very nice - it is extremely smelly and the rooms are very dingy. There is only 1 toilet and 2 showers for a flat that can hold 24 people. There are...More

    Thank Skyferret
    Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

    The hostel is located at the centre of old city and near to public transport. Price is cheap. Cleanliness of the building and room needs to be improved, it is old, dirty and has weird smell. As mentioned by some of the previous reviews, it...More

    Thank alicehc89
    Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

    The best thing that can be said about this accommodation is that it is across the road from the excellent three sisters bar. The hostel is basic, the rooms have beds, which to be fair are pretty comfortable and a wardrobe. The shower had no...More

    Thank Russell L
    Reviewed 23 June 2017

    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

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • USD 20 - USD 82 (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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    John F
    22 October 2017|
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    Response from suranthaka | Reviewed this property |
    Bedding is provided, but if you get the private rooms you also get towels.
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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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