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    Kick Ass Hostel

    2 West Port, Edinburgh EH1 2JA, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good35%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    “bed dorm” (17 reviews)
    “air hockey” (8 reviews)
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    Self-Serve Laundry
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    Breakfast included
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    Apex Grassmarket Hotel
    3,604 reviews
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Very nice hostel with a great location! You got everything you need in the hostel! Bar, restaurant, cafe, laundry room, lockers, etc. Staff is super friendly! I can't give a 5 stars because the room I slept in smelt really bad. But the bathroom and...More

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    Response from KACrew, Manager at Kick Ass HostelResponded 3 days ago

    Thanks for the great feedback. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and liked our great Location and our Clean facilities. We can apologies if there where any guests in your dorm with questionable hygiene standards resulting in any unpleasant smells. We...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I went to Edinburgh a few weekends ago with a couple of friends from Ireland, and we all unanimously agreed that KA Hostel was the perfect place to stay. It has a great location, central to both museums and history as well as clubs and...More

    Thank Tess H
    Response from KACrew, Manager at Kick Ass HostelResponded 6 days ago

    Hey . Thank you so very much for your awesome review. We are so pleased you and your group enjoyed their stay with us and we so appreciate you taking the time to post this review. We hope you will choose to stay with us...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I liked this hostel but there were a few things that I think could have been improved and it always seems negative to put them at the end of a review! So my niggles were: the hostel itself was very warm, I stayed in an...More

    Thank Xtie_11
    Response from KACrew, Manager at Kick Ass HostelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for all your great comments. We are so pleased you loved our Location Staff Value and facilities. We are sorry if you found your dorm a bit warm. The heating in all our rooms can be adjusted up or down by adjusting the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Spent 3 nights, and loved it.... very clean, good size beds, friendly staff, and the bar upstairs had a very neat vibe to it. We stayed in a all female 8 bedroom, the bathroom was just down the hall "mixed" but there was plenty of...More

    Thank julzaw830
    Response from KACrew, Manager at Kick Ass HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Wow thank you so very much for writing such an awesome review and writing such kind words. We all try so very hard to ensure our guests get the best possible experience while staying with us and to read such nice comments makes it all...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Arrived in Edinburgh from the airport, then caught the bus to the city. Directions from the hostel were spot on, however beware it is very hilly and with a backpack will have you sweating! 6 bed hostel room itself was great as bed pretty big...More

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    Response from KACrew, Manager at Kick Ass HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for the all your positive comment. We appreciate you taking the time to post this review and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. KA Manager :)

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    #33 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$22 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Edinburgh >
    • Old Town
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    • Kick Ass Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Traveller (87)
    Room & Suite (28)
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    Hotel & Grounds (59)
    Bathroom (5)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
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    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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    Laura28_13
    13 July 2017|
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    Response from KACrew | Property representative |
    Hi thank you for your enquiry. We are predominately a tourist hostel and we do not normally accommodate stag groups. We hope this information is of help to you . KA manager
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    Caligiiiirl_19
    11 December 2016|
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    Response from KACrew | Property representative |
    Hi there, unfortunately we do not have weekly rates at the moment. We keep our daily rates as low as possible to ensure our competitiveness and encourage our guests to stay for more than a couple of days . We hope this... More
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    Jack P
    28 September 2016|
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    Response from KACrew | Property representative |
    Hi Jack . Yes our hostel is mixed gender. We have Male, Female and Mixed Dorms as well as Private rooms. We hope this information assists you. KA Crew
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    "Ask for a room with a view of the castle!"
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    "Lower floors might be better since the walk to the third floor was pretty tiring (the elevator was out of..."
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    "Don't go for the smallest room or the largest, choose something in the middle."
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    "AS for the large room overlooking the castle!"
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