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Ranked #23 of 185 Specialty Lodging in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Giuseppe N Northampton, United Kingdom
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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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Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I strongly advise this hostel. Staff very friendly, location superlative e very cleaned. They allowed us to use all the facilities untill 9pm the day that we left. The bathrooms are cleaned few times a day and the iving room is huge with people from all over the world. Good time!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great hostel with tidy rooms and bathrooms. Really friendly and helpful service. Stayed in a triple share room and had an amazing view! The best and cheapest accommodation on our Europe trip so far. Breakfasts are cheap and basic but are all you need to set you up for the day. Great location right under the castle and near lots... More

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Cockeysville, Maryland
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 5 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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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 5 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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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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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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