Castle Rock Hostel

Castle Rock Hostel

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

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Castle Rock Hostel
Wed 20/10
Thu 21/10
ProviderNightly total$118$153

About Castle Rock Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Situated under a 20-minute walk from Edinburgh Bus Station, Castle Rock Hostel - Adult Only provides guests with a convenient base when visiting Edinburgh. It is steps from Edinburgh Castle, restaurants and nightlife options.

Luggage storage and a 24-hour reception are just some of the convenient services at the hostel. Amenities include complimentary wireless internet, a safe and laundry facilities. Guests are also able to enjoy a game of pool in the cosy lounge bar.

Castle Rock Hostel - Adult Only has 43 rooms that are fitted with all the necessities to ensure an enjoyable stay. Those staying in the rooms also have access to a communal bathroom.

The hostel's position allows guests easy access to all local tourist attractions by foot. Guests can also easily visit University of Edinburgh, the National Museum of Scotland and Princes Street.

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Rooms available at Castle Rock Hostel

Wed 20/10
Thu 21/10
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Amenities at Castle Rock Hostel

  • Adults only
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safe
  • No smoking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins

Accessibility and suitability

  • Adults only
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet


  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Pool table

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Terrace/Patio


  • Laundry facilities


  • Bar/Lounge

Reviews of Castle Rock Hostel

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

Cons:Breakfast was a bit weak for £1.50

9.4 Excellent
Pros:It was great all around. Well structured, hospitable, and affordable
10.0 Excellent
Pros: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!

Cons:not really any diwnsides

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15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh

What's nearby

  • Edinburgh Castle201 m
  • National Library Of Scotland261 m
  • Greyfriars Kirk320 m
  • Greyfriar's Bobby336 m
  • Princes Street Gardens344 m
  • St Giles' Cathedral351 m
  • Real Mary King's Close379 m
  • National Gallery of Scotland387 m
  • National Museum of Scotland0.5 km
  • Scott Monument0.5 km
  • Waverley Mall0.6 km
  • The Royal Mile0.6 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 10:30


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Castle Rock Hostel

  • Castle Rock Hostel is located at 15 Johnston Terrace in Old Town, 0.4 km from the centre of Edinburgh. Edinburgh Castle is the closest landmark to Castle Rock Hostel.

  • Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 10:30 at Castle Rock Hostel.

  • Yes, Castle Rock Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • No, Castle Rock Hostel does not offer free parking.

  • No, Castle Rock Hostel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • Castle Rock Hostel is 11 km from Edinburgh Turnhouse. Castle Rock Hostel is 57 km from Dundee.

  • No, Castle Rock Hostel does not have a pool on-site.

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0.4 km

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