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