Cowgate Tourist Hostel

96 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland, Distance from city centre: 0.6km
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Rating: 77%from 38 reviews

  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 83%Staff
  • 75%Security
  • 68%Cleanliness
  • 91%Location
  • 81%Value for money
  • 72%Facilities
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.

Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Adaptors
  • Breakfast not included
  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Vending Machines

Cancellation Policy

This 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.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

PLEASE NOTE
***Reception is open between 8:00am and 11:00pm***
* NOTE Please check in before 11pm and state your arrival time*


***PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL GROUP BOOKINGS THAT HAVE CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 16 MUST ENSURE THEY BOOK ENTIRE DORM ROOMS OR APARTMENTS FOR THE GROUPS PRIVATE USE***
1. You may cancel your booking up to 72hrs hours before arrival.(Does not apply to Groups) Please do so directly with the reception office at the Cowgate. If you wish to cancel by email then please do so at least 7 full days prior to your arrival.
2. All group bookings must be paid in full 28 days prior to arrival, any changes or cancellations must be done before this time.Payment will automatically taken from your credit card.
3. Deposits are never refunded.
4. In the event of a no-show without cancellation, we have the right to charge your credit card for the first night's stay where you have booked accommodation with us or for the full price of the tour or other non-accommodation travel service in accordance with your booking conditions.
5. Your contract is with Hostel Accommodation Limited. It is our responsibility to provide you with the travel services.
6. In the highly unlikely event of a problem arising, our liability to you, if any, is limited to the deposit and that reservation fee you paid.

NEW YEARS BOOKINGS
Please note that we have minimum Three Nights stay between Dec 28th and Jan 2nd - After you make your booking full payment will be taken 10 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL **GROUPS BALANCE TO BE PAID 28 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL**. - This is a non refundable booking

Directions
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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.



Located Near

We are located in the grassmarket in the old town - full of history, with lots to see and do.

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