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Castle Rock Hostel

15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2PW, Scotland (Grassmarket)
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Ranked #26 of 181 Specialty lodging in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've only been to Edinburgh once, and I've only stayed in this hostel during my time there. But what a lovely stay we've had. I've been to more hostels all over Europe, but I can honestly say that this is the friendliest, most welcoming and awesome hostel I've been to. The staff is really nice, there is good comfort, good... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a weekend and was really impressed with the hostel. The location, next to the castle and close the grass market, was the best feature for me but besides this the hostel itself is really good for back packers - bedding is provided, towels can be hired and the bathroom facilities are more than adequate. Breakfast can be... More

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County Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location was perfect for the activities we did for the day (Arthur's Seat, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle). I spent two nights there in a 14 person mixed female and male with my friend. It was awkward going into the room to sleep because we would get back by midnight and mostly everyone was sleeping… It was also stuffy... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hostel is perfectly placed for all your Edinburgh sigh seeing needs. It's right under the Castle! It has a couple of different wifi servers (because it's so big!), depending on what common room you're in. Sadly the wifi is really weak when you get into the basement rooms. Theres a lovely big kitchen and the staff were lovely. My... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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Address: 15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2PW, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Grassmarket , Old Town
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