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Castle Rock Hostel

15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2PW, Scotland (Grassmarket)
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Ranked #23 of 185 Specialty Lodging in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Rome, Italy
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hostel is good but is impossible to sleep because there were drunk boys that got in the rooms where other people were sleeping making a lot of noises, talking at the top of their voices and joking as they were in their houses. I reserved three nights in this hostel but after two nights i went away. I think... More

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London
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The whole booking process was dealt with in a super friendly and helpful way, as I had a few difficult requests, but it did not seem it when I was chatting to John who just flew through the process. Location is fab, although its up a hill, but if you dont want to walk it there are plenty of busses... More

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Bushey, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Definitely the best hostel I have ever stayed at. Really friendly staff, loads of cool rooms to chill out in, clean, really great vibes - it's the perfect place to meet people, party, chill out or whatever you wanna do. It's in the perfect location, and I also had a great night's sleep. Don't stay anywhere else in Edinburgh!

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment I walked in the door the staff were so friendly. I was early for check so I left my bag in the bag room and went off to explore what an amazing location it was! I returned back to get the key to my room the lady said you have the penthouse of the hostel I didn't... More

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Victoria, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Castle Rock Hostel is in an amazing location for sightseeing and tourist shops. You are right under Edinburgh castle, just off the Royal Mile, and a short walk from tourist stops such as The Scotch Whiskey Experience, King Mary's Close, Edinburgh Dungeons, etc. The nightlife in the area kind of sucks and there is nowhere to eat nearby that is... More

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Bermagui, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty much the closest building to the castle, less than a minutes walk from the royal mile and only just up the hill from Waverly Station. The staff were friendly and helpful, the rooms clean and lockers free, ample power points, and almost everything you could need can be bought or rented from reception. The kitchen is usually very busy... More

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first impression was wow. It is really close to the railway station waverly and the shopping street but also right next to the castle and by walking around you can get quickly to everythihg you need. The rooms are big enough for all the people,you have a shared kitchen where you can leave food to cook later and you... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You probably couldnt stay any closer to the castle..So I guess you have a better location than any 5 star hotel for the price of a hostel. Its quite big but that made it very easy to meet alot of people. I would recommend this for any group of young people. The staff were alot of fun and really helpful.

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't say enough good things about my experience here: worth every penny. Incredible atmosphere--does feel like you're staying in a castle--with awesome wall-art, decor, high ceilings and broad staircases. It's a massive building. 4 unique lounges for reading, working, hanging out, eating, sleeping and playing music (guitars and piano included!). The breakfast is cheap but not especially exciting (I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend this hostel for someone looking for affordable accomodaion near Edinburgh castle. The staff is very helpful. They are eager to share any tips and information regarding food, transportation, free walking tour in Edinburgh. Even they conducted pumpkin carving competition during Halloween !!! There are several common rooms in this hostel, including : dining room, lounge, internet room.... More

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Address: 15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2PW, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Grassmarket , Old Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 300
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