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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Castle Rock is one of my favorite hostels in Europe. It's a much bigger hostel than it seems, but it still feels very cozy and homey. The common area is very spacious with lots of seating and room for socializing. It also has the biggest and best hostel kitchen I've ever used. The bedrooms and bathrooms are very clean and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing place, very clean and they provide a lot of free entertainment! One of the best hostels I have ever stayed in. Offer breakfast for 1.50 pounds and have movies playing nightly as well as a nightly attraction like a pub crawl, trivia or a tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

great hostel with a friendly staff... everything was clean and the 8rom was perfect! also the beerping was very funny and we enjoyed it! THX Castle Rock Hostel...you made our weekend!!!! we sure come back next time!!!

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Thank Stefan F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here 7 days, changing room 3 times and all the rooms were really nice! I absolutely suggest this hostel, it's plenty of nice people and every evening there is a special event to attend (pubcrawl, beerpong, scottish dances...). I loved it! The bathrooms are clean and it's not so difficult to find a free shower every morning. Really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff is very kind and helpful. Public facilities are clean. Beds are comfortable and clean as well. Decorations are adorable and get people feel welcomed. Free milk and drink. Price is incredibly reasonable! Best of the best!

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Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights at the beginning of September. We were in the 12 bed girls dorm. Beds were tolerable in terms of comfort and there were great lockers right next to the bunk. Be careful of planning on having a good nights sleep on the nights of the pub crawl as you will get woken up multiple... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

LOVED my time here! We only had one night, but I wish we spent more here! The staff was friendly. The rooms and shared bathrooms were clean. We were lucky enough to be staying on a Thursday, where the hostel does a free pub crawl. This was a GREAT way to meet others staying there. I have never had as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very welcoming and informative staff! Place was clean and comfortable. Lots of lounge room to chill, and right in the heart of old Edinburgh, steps from the royal mile. Wouldn't think of going anywhere else!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed in a quad room with 2 friends and we had a wonderful stay. The hostel is in a great location and walking distance to most everything. The bathrooms are plentiful and mostly clean. The staff is friendly and helpful, every single staff member I interacted with was pleasant! Would definitely stay here again.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this hostel... especially after having just come from another large and impersonal and unfriendly one. The staff here are all awesome... super fun and friendly and helpful . The beds were comfy. The bathrooms were great and clean. There are all sorts of really neat cozy rooms for hanging out and always activities. And it's literally in the... More 

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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Additional Information about Castle Rock Hostel

Address: 15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2PW, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town , Grassmarket
Price Range: $13 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Castle Rock Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 300
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