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Cowgate Tourist Hostel

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Overview
96-112 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JN Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Me and a group of six of us stopped in one of the six bed dorms down stairs. The room was tiding along with the shared bathrooms. Staff were helpfull although did not seem to speak much english and were quite hard to understand. Overall...More

Thank lighthous501
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Cowgate two nights in early June, before going up to the Highlands. Cowgate offers the best price + quality + location in town combined, located between Waverley Train Station and "The Royal Mile", and close to grocery stores, shopping, sights and attracions....More

1  Thank peronlindell
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Really good location, good price, nice atmosphere. The weird thing even being single was weird to wake in the middle of the night with 4 irish girls walking naked in the room, sounds like paradise but i was with my best friend sister then i...More

Thank ChilenoUK
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The location of the hostel is good, if you don't mind being awake until late because there is a very noisy open air pub opposite and a lot of drunk people walking past at night. The price quality is very good if you book early...More

Thank Ambassador791387
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Let me state first my review is for the private room with shared bathroom not the dorms. I saw this room and decided that I instead would book myself into another hotel. The rooms are arranged themselves into sort of flats, with each flat having...More

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About
Description
A hostel with a difference! Our 168 bed hostel contains 12 individually lockable apartments all fully fitted with their own toilet, shower rooms and kitchen/lounge including an oven, microwave, fridge More freezer, toaster, plates, dishes, cutlery and cooking pots. An apartment sleeps between 8 and 22 people in a combination of 4 and 6 bed dorms and twin or double rooms. That's 12 fully fitted kitchens and 17 shower rooms with toilets plus 12 separate private toilets! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
168
Price range
US$18 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Cowgate Tourist Hotel Edinburgh
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Cowgate Tourist Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town / Cowgate
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
168
Price range
US$18 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Cowgate Tourist Hotel Edinburgh
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Cowgate Tourist Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town / Cowgate
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Dining (2)
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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829edmundn
3 November 2017|
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Response from Darkdistro | Reviewed this property |
Haven't used, not sure. Sorry... :(
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John F
21 October 2017|
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Response from suranthaka | Reviewed this property |
Bedding is provided, but if you get the private rooms you also get towels.
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Room Tips
"Don't go here if you want a good night sleep..."
Ambassador791387
3 Oct 2018
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"building 2 and building 3 floor 2 are perfectly good"
Sharkawy55
9 May 2018
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"Basic - but clean and tidy"
925coling
4 May 2017
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"We only stayed in Room 94"
355WendyR
4 Dec 2016
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