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    Cowgate Tourist Hostel

    96-112 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JN, Scotland
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    • Excellent8%
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    • Average22%
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    Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

    This is definitely not for those people who like a nice place to rest. The double room was through a dark alley style corridor and door after door. Quite low budget interiors. It could be good for students. The price was also more than nicer...More

    3  Thank Taree88
    Reviewed 8 June 2015

    I've stayed in numerous hostels, but this was the first one decorated like a heroin shooting gallery. Overpriced. The hallways and WC were narrow, dark and severely littered with trash. The room was simply nothing but a bed- drab and flimsy, and a dirty cupboard....More

    6  Thank Ogden R
    Reviewed 4 June 2015

    We stayed only for a day over here.It is very near to royal mile. just 5 mins walk distance.Self catering kitchen was ok.Utensils were not not sufficient and some had almost reached their end of life. Bathrooms and rooms were clean.

    Thank mitali p
    Reviewed 5 May 2015

    I needed a place to stay during a short vacation and this place met my needs. I have stayed at other Hostels in Edinburgh, but have not yet found a place I want to stay at again. I was satisfied with the 70$ I paid...More

    Thank Eric B
    Reviewed 7 April 2015

    The only good thing about this hostel is its location. Was really overpriced and shared facilities were minimal. For a hostel they really need to start improving as there are so many more of better quality. No real fun zones either. No bar, small hang...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$13 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 168
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    • Old Town / Cowgate
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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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    Response from CowgateHostel | Property representative |
    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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