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    Cowgate Tourist Hostel

    96-112 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JN, Scotland
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    11 - 15 of 244 reviews

    Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

    We have been for 4 days in the city and one more time we had the best option. We spent here 3 nights and it was a really nice experience. How clean and confortable!!! We enjoyed so much our birhday here.

    Thank Pilar G
    Response from CowgateHostel, Front Office Manager at Cowgate Tourist HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Pilar, thank you very much for your kind review and I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to welcome you again in the future! Oh.. and happy birthday:) Kind regards, Dylan Weldon Office Manager

    Reviewed 9 May 2017

    Spent one night in this hostel 2 weeks ago. The place is cool, standard beds, but damn cold in the room. Friendly stuff, excelent position close to city center and very cheap price. If you don't expect smth fancy, this is a fine place.More

    Thank Darkdistro
    Response from CowgateHostel, Front Office Manager at Cowgate Tourist HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi there, thank you for your review. At the moment this is exactly what we hope to hear from our guests, hopefully in the near future we will look to renovate and provide a different experience but at the moment for the price and location...More

    Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

    We stayed there just one night. Its location was perfect. Their staff were really friendly and helpful. Beds were comfortable and clean. Showers also were clean. I can recommend this hostel for a couple day.

    Thank nummnummerr
    Response from CowgateHostel, Front Office Manager at Cowgate Tourist HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi there, thank you for your review. Happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and feedback will be passed onto the staff, we hope to welcome you again in the future! Kind regards, Dylan Weldon Office Manager

    Reviewed 4 May 2017

    I travelled to Edinburgh In April on a rugby tour. We stayed three nights in Cowgate and the hostel proved perfectly adequate for this type of event. Cowgate is a busy place to stay so I wouldn't suggest staying here for a romantic weekend. However,...More

    Thank Colin G
    Response from CowgateHostel, Front Office Manager at Cowgate Tourist HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Colin, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Perfect location for events like that and I hope you keep us in mind when returning to Edinburgh! Kind regards,...More

    Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

    Ok,the good thing is location, safety but Edinburgh is safe anyway,and heating. BAD THINGS: shower is horrible (water problems and it's dirty),no plugs in the room and it's old like in the old jails.. Kitchen hmm, no bad but sockets are sh**. If you want...More

    Thank Catpagal
    Response from CowgateHostel, Front Office Manager at Cowgate Tourist HostelResponded 25 April 2017

    Hi there, Thank you for your review, apartments are cleaned daily and the cleaners put in hard work to ensure that the rooms are ready for guests arrival. With regards to the sockets I will pass this feedback onto the handyman and we will get...More

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    andmh13
    30 December 2014|
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    Response from CowgateHostel | Property representative |
    There are frequent buses and also trams from the airport to the city centre of Edinburgh. As we are in the heart of the city it is a very short walk from the train and bus station. The same short walk from where the tram... More
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    Brooke K
    15 December 2014|
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    We require a lead guest over the age of 18 for bookings that are in our shared dorms. We do allow under 18's but over 16's to come to our hostel on their own however they must book a private room so they are not sharing with... More
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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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