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    Kick Ass Hostel

    2 West Port, Edinburgh EH1 2JA, Scotland
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    • Average8%
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    1 - 5 of 265 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    While there, the kitchen is messy as lots of residents don't actually clean after themselves. The noise from the street is so loud that there is no chance to sleep. The showers in budget backpackers are just too small to turn around once getting wiped...More

    Thank Adelė V
    Response from KACrew, Manager at Kick Ass HostelResponded yesterday

    Hi . Our cleaners are on from 06.30am until 9.00pm and they regularly check all the common areas. We are sorry if at some point any guests did not clean after themselves and our cleaners did not manage to get there before you used the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed here one night just after festival. Stayed in three hostels in Edinburgh over last few weeks and several more around Scotland and this was by far most secure. Door key card to get up to door rooms and into dorm room and you also...More

    Thank Wargravian
    Response from KACrew, Manager at Kick Ass HostelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for the awesome feedback. Yes we do take security seriously as we always like our guests to feel safe and secure when staying with us . We are pleased you noticed. We are very much in the hub of the historic old town...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I stayed here during the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh in August. I would definitely recommend them if you're looking for a cheap hostel close to the castle with good amenities and opportunities to meet new people. Pros: -the bar on the third floor has good...More

    Thank Poneill985
    Response from KACrew, Manager at Kick Ass HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks for the great feedback . We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Our showers are push button to improve our carbon footprint and save on water but guests can push them as often as they like but they do encourages guests to...More

    Reviewed 13 August 2017

    Stayed on a stag in Edinburgh. The location is just excellent. It is in the Grassmarkets area and is literally right beside the castle. It's a 20 min taxi ride from the airport. The hostel is walking distance to everywhere in the city. The hostel...More

    Thank PMcDonald
    Response from KACrew, Manager at Kick Ass HostelResponded 15 August 2017

    Thanks for the great review. Its so good to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope you will visit us again soon. KA Manager :)

    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    A very cool hostel, cool vibes, cool people, great bar and food upstairs, you always find someone to talk to, or to play piano or play cards. The rooms are nice and clean, and also the bathrooms are actually really pretty. There are free walking...More

    Thank RojoTorino
    Response from KACrew, Manager at Kick Ass HostelResponded 1 August 2017

    Thanks for the great review. We all try really hard at Kickass to ensure our guests get the best possible experience while staying with us and it is so nice for us to see such nice comments. Thank you again and hopefully we will see...More

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    • USD 19 - USD 56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Edinburgh >
    • Old Town
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    • Kick Ass Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Traveller (87)
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    Old Town
    Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
    labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
    this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
    visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
    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
    ...More
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    Laura28_13
    13 July 2017|
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    Response from KACrew | Property representative |
    Hi thank you for your enquiry. We are predominately a tourist hostel and we do not normally accommodate stag groups. We hope this information is of help to you . KA manager
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    Caligiiiirl_19
    11 December 2016|
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    Response from KACrew | Property representative |
    Hi there, unfortunately we do not have weekly rates at the moment. We keep our daily rates as low as possible to ensure our competitiveness and encourage our guests to stay for more than a couple of days . We hope this... More
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    Jack P
    29 September 2016|
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    Response from KACrew | Property representative |
    Hi Jack . Yes our hostel is mixed gender. We have Male, Female and Mixed Dorms as well as Private rooms. We hope this information assists you. KA Crew
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