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Castle Rock Hostel

15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
+44 131 225 9666

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9.2

Excellent
based on 791 reviews
Castle Rock Hostel - Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Value for money

9.4

Distance to city centre

0.4 km

Location rating

9.8

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  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    10.0

    Lovely hostel, great showers, clean room, excellent social spaces. 10/10. Would have stayed longer if I had the time.

    Breakfast was a bit weak for £1.50

  • Excellent
    Jul 2019
    9.4

    It was great all around. Well structured, hospitable, and affordable

  • Excellent
    Oct 2017
    10.0

    AWESOME

    the bed was the comfiest hostel bed i've been in so far, facilities are great and clean, awesome pub crawl and dancing nights, nice staff, and really awesome huge place. Oh and it's fantastic that they have a laundry service!

    not really any diwnsides

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About

Overview

The Castle Rock Hostel is situated just underneath the famed castle in Edinburgh, Scotland. The location is prime for getting around all this well-known city has to offer. The hostel offers areas for socializing and mingling with others who are on trips in the area too.

Guests at the hostel can choose from 43 shared rooms. There are mixed dorms and women-only dorms. This is the perfect environment for young travelers who want to meet people and see the world on a budget. Rooms have shared bathrooms with showers. There is free WiFi throughout the Castle Rock Hostel. Guests can request a hairdryer if needed.

This hostel has a kitchen that guests share. Meals can be made there. In the morning there is a continental breakfast laid out that guests can pay a small fee for. There are hundreds of restaurants within less than a mile of this property. A few travelers can try are Tupiniquim Brasil Crepes, Makars Gourmet Mash Bar, L’Etoile Salon de Tea, and Colonnades at The Signet Library.

The atmosphere of Castle Rock Hostel sets the tone for travelers to want to hang out together. There are sitting areas with pool tables. There’s a Groove Lounge for listening to music. There’s an outdoor patio with picnic tables. There’s even the posh lounge where guests can sit surrounded by lavish décor and read a book next to a large fireplace or surf the web at a large table. Places of interest outside the hostel include The Royal Mile, the Scotch Whisky Experience, Edinburgh Castle, and St. Giles’ Cathedral.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

9.2 Excellent

based on 791 reviews

8.9

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

9.5

Staff

9.4

Value for money

Check in

14:30

Check out

10:30

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AMENITIES

Free Wi-Fi
Internet
Laundry facilities
Smoke alarms
No smoking
24-hour front desk
Pool table
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Terrace/Patio
Linens
Towels
Grill
Adults only
Carpeted
Fire extinguisher
Free toiletries
Heating
Lockers
Newspapers
Non-feather pillow
Reading light
Safety deposit box
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge/TV area
Shower
Socket near the bed
Toilet
Towels/sheets (extra fee)
Dustbins
Upper floors accessible by stairs
Vending machine (drinks)
Vending machine (snacks)
Wi-Fi available in all areas
Daily housekeeping
Tour desk
Board games/puzzles
Evening entertainment
No single-use plastics
24-hour security
Picnic area
Kitchen
Concierge service
Safe
Pets not allowed
Bar/Lounge

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Edinburgh Castle 188 m
  • National Library Of Scotland 276 m
  • Greyfriars Kirk 332 m
  • Princes Street Gardens 346 m
  • Greyfriar's Bobby 347 m
  • St Giles' Cathedral 366 m

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