Castle Rock Hostel
Any group of 6 or more guests need to contact the hostel directly, failure to contact the hostel will result in the cancellation of your reservation.
The minimum age to stay in this hostel is 18 years old.
Sorry but no Stag/Bucks or hen parties allowed.
SPECIAL CANCELLATION POLICY FOR AUGUST/NEW YEARS / HOGMANAY: All New Years / Hogmanay reservations must be cancelled 7 days in advance prior to 2pm on the arrival date. If it is less than 7 days in advance, YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THE FIRST NIGHT. FAILURE TO SHOW WILL RESULT IN THE FIRST NIGHT BEING CHARGED AND THE RESERVATION WILL BE CANCELLED.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Age Restriction
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Breakfast Not Included
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free City Tour
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Jobs Board
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Reading Light
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
SPECIAL CANCELLATION POLICY FOR AUGUST/NEW YEARS / HOGMANAY: All New Years / Hogmanay reservations between the 29th of December and the 1st of January must be cancelled 7 days in advance prior to 2pm on the arrival date. If it is less than 7 days in advance, YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THE FIRST NIGHT. FAILURE TO SHOW WILL RESULT IN THE FIRST NIGHT BEING CHARGED AND THE RESERVATION WILL BE CANCELLED.
OVER 18 ONLY - Sorry, no children.
Any groups of 5 or more people need to be approved by Castle Rock's Manager. If you would like to book more than 5 people you need to contact us directly before you make the booking. Failure to contact the hostel will result in the cancellation of your reservation.
All guests must provide some form of identification, either passport, drivers licence or national ID card.
Sorry but no Stag/Bucks or Hens parties allowed.
Any cancellations will incur a 12% fee per person per night
Check in Time is from 2.30pm
We require a £10 key deposit and government ID must be presented at check in.
Please note if you are booking for more than 5 people you need to contact us directly before making the booking
Be aware that if you book for a group your reservation will be cancelled and you will lose the 13% deposit.
If guests are under the age of 18 you must contact the hostel first for the manager’s approval.
Truly superb location under the castle ramparts
Open 24 hours every day of the year
Bed-side lockers in all rooms
24 hour Safe for total security.
Vibrant atmosphere with a choice of lounges
Pick up point for a Free city walking tour
Big lounge with Jukebox, pool table, piano, free tea & coffee
Free hair dryers
Big screen movie lounge with both Scottish and mainstream movies
Internet lounge with Wi-Fi
Posh lounge with piano and fire place
Hot and powerful showers
Unisex bathrooms (with locked cubicles)
Large self-catering kitchen
Breakfast for only £1.80
Laundry service £3.50
Clean bed linen (with properly fitted sheets)
MacBackpackers tours pick-up point
Sunny and cheery patio
No hidden charges
No Stag or hen parties
Minutes from the bus and train
Fabulous views over the city
Scottish owned - backpacker run
***AUGUST CANCELLATION POLICY: August bookings must be cancelled at
least 7 days prior to 2.00pm on the arrival date. If bookings are
cancelled within 7 days, the amount equal to the first night will be
charged. No shows will be charged the first night of the booking and the reservation will be cancelled.
Group of 5 or more need to contact the hostel directly before making a reservation - This includes guests making separate / individual reservations up to and over 5 guests.
We reserve the right to cancel any unauthorized group booking, including individual bookings made on the spot. You will be charged in full and not refunded.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
Prepare your legs for a hilly walk up Edinburgh's winding streets! Trust us, the view with be oh so worth it! From Waverley Street Bridge (with Princes Street behind you), walk up Cockburn St to the Royal Mile. Once you reach the Royal Mile turn right and walk up this street. Keep going until you reach a roundabout (a building called 'The Hub' will be in front of you). At this roundabout take a left down Johnston Terrace. We are down here on the left.
Located near everything: the Castle, Royal Mile and the Grassmarket. We're right in the middle of it all.