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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice hostel. Located right close to the Royal Mile and the castle. Nice big kitchen and eating area. Also lots of coo common areas throughout the hostel. Very clean and staff where all very friendly and nice.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hostel is just beside the castle, the rooms are clean and tidy, even if a bit small (we stayed in a 4 bunkbeds dormitory). Facilities are good and clean. The common rooms are just fantastic! There are many, and all of them are big and well equipped, in a "castle" style. The staff is kind and nice and many... More 

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Warren
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It would literally take way to long for me to write all the good things about this hostel. The staff was excellent, they do free walking tours and pub crawls, and the beds were very comfortable for a hostel. Even the guests were awesome. I made a lot of friends there and would most definitely stay there again. I was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here in Jun 2016 while i was on my backpacking trip in Europe. Easily one of the most interesting hostels I've stayed in. Loved how they label their room names differently. The rooms were basic but clean, and they have a really nice lounge area too.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank kgrote
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks 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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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 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Castle Rock Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 300
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