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37-39 Cowgate, Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland, Distance from city centre: 0.5km

Rating: 86% from 18 reviews

  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 88%Staff
  • 85%Security
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 95%Location
  • 86%Value for money
  • 84%Facilities

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  • Everything was really fine, except for the early kitchen lock (10 pm) and way too early check-out (10:00 am). Imagine being at a party last night and hurrying up in the morning to check out :)
  • 86%
  • 05 May 2017 Tanya Bulgaria
  • Good location, rooms somewhat above average (lockers + own lamp/USB charger and socket per bed). Many showers, pretty small though. Didn't see much going on in the pub downstairs but probably that was due to vacations.
  • 83%
  • 26 Dec 2016 Anonymous Russia
  • very nice hostel in an excellent location - perfect to explore edingburg. Kitchen is a bit dirty and very cold in the morning. lots of long Term people in the hotel who are not traveling. mostly very young people.
  • 91%
  • 28 Oct 2016 Sandra Germany
  • Staff was awesome and very helpful! Great hostel!
  • 100%
  • 09 Oct 2016 Anonymous USA
  • Very good on average. As a suggestion, some showers can be improved (those having a one-touch button, there is no temperature control). Staff really friendly and helpful. Cafe-restaurant with reasonable prices and tasty dishes. WiFi is sometimes slow but reasonable. Please check fire alarm or similar, it rang one night at 5am for some seconds (scary!). Bathrooms can be found slightly tidy at certain "rush" hours.
  • 86%
  • 16 Sep 2016 Gabriel Spain
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