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  • Excellent51%
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  • Average9%
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  • Terrible2%
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“bed dorm”(20 reviews)
“air hockey”(9 reviews)
“free walking”(7 reviews)
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All reviewsbed dormair hockeyfree walkingedinburgh castlebudget backpackerstable tennistoilets showersgrass marketgreat locationlaundry facilitiesperson roombeds were comfortablethe perfect place to stayroyal milekey carda lot of noisehot water
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had stayed for 2 nights in mixed 10 dorm room and got superb experience! The bed sheet was clean and comfortable. There is provided a big locker that can fit in my backpack (but you need to prepare your own lock!). I stayed on...More

Thank Piyamas C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like to have my own space so booked a pod room thinking it would be easy to sleep but the room is so noisy, everything echoes and the door slams every time someone comes in. The location is good if you want to be...More

Thank Mad1P
Response from KACrew, Manager at Kick Ass HostelResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us! We are pleased you liked our new pod beds. Edinburgh streets during Festival time could be a bit loud but we try our best for this not to affect our guests stay. The doors have been checked...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed there for 3 nights and it was great. The breakfast is very good and not so expensive. The hostel is very well located in the city center, very beautiful view of the castle. Cool place to stay and you can easily meet people.

Thank Elodie W
Response from KACrew, Manager at Kick Ass HostelResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the feedback! We are happy to see you enjoyed your stay with us! KA Manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's in a good place, near waverley station, near pubs, it's near a lot of attractions as well.The decor was colourful and modern, it has a bar, a chill out area and a kitchen.The room had a locker which can take a padlock, a usb...More

Thank Steven R
Response from KACrew, Manager at Kick Ass HostelResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the great feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us! KA Manager

Reviewed 16 July 2018

First off, outstanding location! Despite some noise from the bars in the street below, you could get a clear picture of Edinburgh Castle from the room window. The bar has a great atmosphere, and while the kitchen closes at 10PM, we ended up eating our...More

Thank Keven A
Response from KACrew, Manager at Kick Ass HostelResponded 5 days ago

Many thanks for taking the time to review us! We are glad you enjoyed our central location and the views from your room! We have passed on the incident that happened during your stay to our Costumer Services department and we apologize for this as...More

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Price range
USD 20 - USD 171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 20 - USD 171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
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Traveller (98)
Room & Suite (39)
Dining (9)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Nearby
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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"Ask for 304 (1x double, 1x single bunk bed) if you want a good view of the market and don't mind a little..."
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"ask about last minute upgrades in off peak season"
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"Bar is on top floor. Keep this is mind if you want quiet."
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"Ask for a room with a view of the castle!"
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