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Castle Rock Hostel

15 Johnston Terrrace, Edinburgh, Scotland, Distance from city centre: 0.3km

Rating: 91% from 54 reviews

  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 91%Staff
  • 91%Security
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 96%Location
  • 92%Value for money
  • 90%Facilities

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  • The toilets in the Ladies washroom kept breaking, but the hostel location and environment was excellent!
  • 86%
  • 14 May 2017 Anonymous Canada
  • The best location in the city for any hotel/hostel. The Canadian staff took their Canadian polite efficiency with them. It was a pleasure dealing with them. Hardly spent time their so can not comment on other aspects Wish there were an enforced policy of quietness in the corridors after certain hours at night. And the washroom doors should have hanging hooks so that we can change more easily there.
  • 91%
  • 13 May 2017 Maria Canada
  • Nice atmosphere and great staff! I really enjoy my stay there!
  • 94%
  • 23 Apr 2017 serena Italy
  • I really liked the atmosphere of this hostel and the staff is friendly as well
  • 71%
  • 07 Apr 2017 Anonymous Taiwan
  • Great experience. Staff and location are incredible. Attended the planned pub crawl and had a blast meeting other young travelers. Definitely stay here when you are in Edinburgh!
  • 100%
  • 23 Mar 2017 Anonymous USA
  • I really cant say anything bad about the hostel except for the hot pipe that ran next to my bed. Perhaps dont bother putting a bed next to this wall or cover the exposed pipe where it is next to where someone sleeps!
  • 97%
  • 04 Jan 2017 Mark Ireland
  • Luggage room was hectic, but extremely secure. Easygoing staff and looking out to help you. I didn't participate in the events they had (because I was tired after a day of tours and such), but it looked and sounded like a great time.
  • 77%
  • 26 Dec 2016 shondaray USA
  • Great hoste, while walking looking for it I stumbled upon it. I was impressed and amazed at how clean it was, you can smell clean. Security is adiqute. It should be clearer on Web site that a £10 or ID be handed to staff for the keys which you get back when returning keys. As it would speed up reception process, including their card security system. They let you store your bags after checkout so you can explore the town. Very considerate. Great relief after my London (cork screwed) experience!
  • 86%
  • 23 Dec 2016 David New Zealand
  • Great place and a lot of great work was obviously being done by the staff to make it a wonderful experience.
  • 94%
  • 14 Dec 2016 Mark USA
  • It was awesome!
  • 100%
  • 12 Dec 2016 Jana Germany
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