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    Cowgate Tourist Hostel

    96-112 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JN, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent9%
    • Very good22%
    • Average23%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible33%
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    “shower room” (4 reviews)
    “light sleeper” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Kitchenette
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 253 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We booked a private room in the hostel during the fringe. It is always horrific to pay the money you do for a hostel during the festival but this was cheap in comparison to others. It really was not clean (but not worse than other...More

    Thank ryfka
    Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

    11 of us booked here for 2 nights. We had an apartment with 3 bedrooms, a toilet, a shower room and a well equipped kitchen (not that we used the kitchen). The bedroom I was in was at the rear of the premises which was...More

    Thank Graham C
    Reviewed 8 October 2017

    Great location and value for money is ok. Our room had bunk beads which is a bit of a hassle when you are in your 60's. Also, there is a beer garden across the street so be prepared for loud street noise. The room was...More

    Thank havebeerwilltravel
    Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

    We found the hostel to be very comfortable and the staff to be very accomadating and easy to deal with. It's also in a great central location in Edinburgh. The only down side was the very squeaky and wobbly Bunk beds that could be bothersom...More

    Thank Mark S
    Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

    It’s a hostel, so you get what you pay for but we actually thought this was a really clean and good place to stay. We had a six man room in the middle of the fringe festival and was really well priced. The stairwell was...More

    Thank BenjaminSenior
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$17 - US$78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 168
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    • Edinburgh >
    • Old Town / Cowgate
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    • Cowgate Tourist Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Traveller (41)
    Room & Suite (14)
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    Nearby
    Old Town
    Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
    labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
    this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
    visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
    that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
    place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
    the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
    Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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    John F
    21 October 2017|
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    Response from suranthaka | Reviewed this property |
    Bedding is provided, but if you get the private rooms you also get towels.
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    "Basic - but clean and tidy"
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    "We only stayed in Room 94"
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    "Without any payment issue, this is a good hostel to stay a night."
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    "104 flat contains two rooms of six beds and one twin room. Private toilets and kitchen for the flat."
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