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Castle Rock Hostel

15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2PW, Scotland (Grassmarket)
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Ranked #26 of 178 Specialty lodging in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hostel has great character, within the the perfect location. No too far from the main areas, and literally a stone throw away from the beautiful Castle. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. I would happily stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A really great atmosphere at a really great location right next to Edinburgh Castle. The medieval general themes across the interiors and the individual themes within each room make it a fun place to stay in. The many themed lounges, the pantry, kitchens, laundry areas have all the amenities required. A definite recommendation.

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Maribor, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed in the hostel in October with a friend; because we wanted to stay at the cheapest hostel and we found that one to be the cheapest on the dates we were there. We stayed in the 6 dorm mixed room in the first floor. It was turn to the side that we could see the catle from the... More

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Plainview, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting place. Definitely a place for 20 something's, but suitable for this 40 something. Very convenient location easy walk to anything and everything! Staff was very helpful. Appreciated the many common areas and the quite hours.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We could not have picked a better hostel! It was among the cheapest we stayed in, had complementary lockers (and locks!) next to every bed, and was in the perfect location. There was a cheap, but filling breakfast in the morning (cereal options, along with jelly, butter, nutella, and peanut butter for rolls), cheap towel hire, and the option to... More

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Thursday Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel had a very relaxed friendly vibe and at the same time was 100% secure and safe. The common rooms were great and catered for all sorts of travellers. Staff were so helpful & happy. Facilities were all you could need (in my opinion) - clean hostel, access to computers, steady wifi, laundering at a cost & I quickly... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an excellent hostel for visiting the historical sites of Edinburgh. You cannot beat the view of the Edinburgh castle from the front door! The staff are helpful and nice, there is 24 hour entry but only with your access card which they are very diligent about checking. There are free lockers in your room with a lock box... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I traveled Edinburgh with my friends and stay in 6 mix-bed room. The cabinet in the room is not such large so that the bigger suitcase is not allowed to lock inside. But there is box with lock inside the cabinet, similar to security box, so you still can store the valuable item, ex: money, passport, etc. The social hall... More

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Blackburn
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to Edinburgh twice, and have stayed here both times. Clean rooms+shower facilities. Spacious kitchen for cooking. Great atmosphere with lots of travellers about. Stones throw from Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Staff helpful as well

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with my boyfriend in the 10 bed dorm and we both loved it. It's not fancy or posh but it's really laid back, there's awesome castle themed decor, location is great and the staff were really friendly. For people trying to find it on google maps it's up high! I was on the road running below it and... 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): $
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