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Ranked #22 of 185 Specialty Lodging in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
sexyi86 Cockeysville, Maryland
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cockeysville, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a pleasant time at Castle Rock. It was hard for me to leave. They have luggage storage, kitchen, dining area, lounge area, movie room, computer room, mobile/computer room, & a no mobile room. Castle Rock is right across Edinburgh Castle. Great location! However, if you are taking public transportation from the airport, the drop off location is not... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hostel is one of the most amazing places I have ever seen. It's so unique, really close to the castle and the touristy bit of Edinburgh. I had the pleasure to meet some really interesting people whilst I was there for a few days. The hostel staff was really friendly and helpful and the same goes the the other... More

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Moscow, Russia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice location, amazing view at the Castle from window, good price for cheap travel. There are two common rooms with great atmosphere. Only one thing made me disappointed... Insects in my bed at night. I was bitten by something. Terrible...

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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed in Castle Rock for 16 days, far beyond the maximum reservation period of one week. I wish I could stay more! The place is huge and the staff very, VERY welcoming. Even staying on a 10 bed room, I had plenty of space - with nice beds and lockers for free. The atmosphere of the whole place is... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great and affordable way to stay in Edinburgh. The beds are very roomy and comfy. Then there's free milk, beer (yeah, I said it) and tea in the lounge. Towels and rounds of pool cost just $20. Breakfast is only £1.50. The only thing that may bother some is the building is quite aged but for me,... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was amazing (especially Ingrid), the rooms were clean, spacious, bright and nicely decorated, the common rooms were massive and amazing and the whole hostel just has a great vibe. It's almost TOO perfect. And at that rate! Never experienced better value for money. Honestly, any backpacker would love it here, I can't see how they couldn't. The only... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What is not to love about the Castle Rock Hostel? In fact, any other hostel I stayed in after here, all I could think was "It's not Castle Rock" > The location is perfect - right next to Edinburgh Castle at the top of the Royal Mile! It's a short walk through the old town and just down the hill... More

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time in a hostel and they were really friendly and everything was very chilled out. There was a pub crawl, which was fun. Just a great mix of people are attracted here, it's well-worth checking out.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My room was two floors down from ground level. Luckily, because it's on a hill, there was still a window to the outdoors--it wasn't a basement room. The rooms all have cute names and the bedding is colorful, giving it a much less institutional feel than other hostels. They also provided some things other hostels don't in the bathrooms, like... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated right by Edinburgh Castle this hostel is right in the heart of Edinburgh's old town, 15min walk from Edinburgh Waverley Station. I stayed here for two nights with some friends back in April and we all loved it; it has fun decoration, spotless communal bathrooms, and clean bedrooms with a house-keeping service. There is a communal kitchen and living... More

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Additional Information about Castle Rock Hostel

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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Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland

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