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    Cowgate Tourist Hostel

    96-112 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JN, Scotland
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    05/11/201706/11/2017
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$60
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    • Excellent9%
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    “nice hostel” (5 reviews)
    “shower room” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Kitchenette
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 10 September 2013

    I always appreciate feedback from people on places to stay and I have to say that although this hostel is very basic it was perfect for a weekend away with friends. The staff were very friendly and willing to help with any questions or directions...More

    1  Thank EmmaPLyons
    Reviewed 31 August 2013

    I stayed here on 2 separate nights a week apart between a tour that I did. It was clean and had good wifi. The bathroom facilities were good, except there was no place to put your clothes when you were showering. The staff were friendly...More

    Thank Rockygirl_11
    Reviewed 24 August 2013

    This is the first review that i have ever written, that is how bad it was. I should start by saying that I am no stranger to hostels, having travelled the world and stayed in some great ones. We ended up here as a result...More

    3  Thank Lovestotravel1235
    Reviewed 21 August 2013

    We went to Edinburgh in late July 2013 and were planning to stay at Cowgate Tourist Hostel for two nights. When we got there the staff told us the card reader was not working and that we would have to pay cash. We went to...More

    1  Thank tapirus_indicus
    Reviewed 19 August 2013

    This is a self-catering student hostel and one makes one's own bed and hires towels. It was pretty grotty and we wouldn't stay again. However, it is in a good location and it is cheap for Edinburgh, tho not for UK as whole. There is...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$15 - US$71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 168
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    • Old Town / Cowgate
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    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
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    John F
    21 October 2017|
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    Response from Альбина Х | Reviewed this property |
    The bedding is provided. You have to pay extra for towels, though.
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    andmh13
    30 December 2014|
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    Response from CowgateHostel | Property representative |
    There are frequent buses and also trams from the airport to the city centre of Edinburgh. As we are in the heart of the city it is a very short walk from the train and bus station. The same short walk from where the tram... More
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    "Basic - but clean and tidy"
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    "We only stayed in Room 94"
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    "Without any payment issue, this is a good hostel to stay a night."
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    "104 flat contains two rooms of six beds and one twin room. Private toilets and kitchen for the flat."
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