Cowgate Tourist Hostel
The Cowgate Tourist Hostel is a 3-star property with 170 beds in 12 individual apartments, each equipped with bathrooms, a kitchen and a lounge. Free services include internet access, luggage storage and tea and coffee.Our building is nestled on the historic Cowgate Street, right at the heart of Edinburgh's nightlife and cultural district, between Holyrood House and the Scottish Parliament.We are happy to accommodate stag and hen parties.
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- Breakfast not included
- Free Internet Access
- Internet Access
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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From Airport (by car)Get on to Glasgow Road (A8) and continue straight following signs to the city centre.When you reach the west end of Princes Street you'll see a department store called House of Fraser on your left. At the traffic lights opposite House of Fraser turn right onto Lothian Road. Take your first left onto King's Stables Road.Turn left at the junction onto the Grassmarket.Continue straight along this road to the Cowgate.Cowgate Tourist Hostel is on left of the street, opposite Three Sisters pub. From Airport (by bus)Get on the Airport Shuttle bus until it stops on 'Waverley Bridge'.Then follow the directions below from Waverley train station. From Waverley train station (on foot)Come out of Waverley train station onto Princes Street.Turn right and walk along Princes Street toward Balmoral Hotel.Turn right at Balmoral Hotel onto North Bridge.Walk towards Royal Mile/High Street.Turn right at Bella Pasta on to Royal Mile/High Street.Cross the street to Starbucks Coffee House and continue walking down hill along Blair Street at the bottom of the Blair Street turn right walk 200 meters and the Hostel will be on the right.Opposite Three Sisters pub. From bus station.Walk down St. Andrews Street and turn left and walk towards Balmoral Hotel.Turn right at Balmoral Hotel onto North Bridge.Walk towards Royal Mile/High Street.Turn right at Bella Pasta on to Royal Mile/High Street.Cross the street to Starbucks Coffee House walk down the Street next to Starbucks called Blair Street at the bottom of Blair Street turn right walk 200 meters and the Hostel will be on the right opposite Three Sisters pub.
We are located in the grassmarket in the old town - full of history, with lots to see and do.