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    Cowgate Tourist Hostel

    96-112 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JN, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent9%
    • Very good22%
    • Average23%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible33%
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    “shower room” (4 reviews)
    “light sleeper” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed June 8, 2015

    I've stayed in numerous hostels, but this was the first one decorated like a heroin shooting gallery. Overpriced. The hallways and WC were narrow, dark and severely littered with trash. The room was simply nothing but a bed- drab and flimsy, and a dirty cupboard....More

    6  Thank Ogden R
    Reviewed June 4, 2015

    We stayed only for a day over here.It is very near to royal mile. just 5 mins walk distance.Self catering kitchen was ok.Utensils were not not sufficient and some had almost reached their end of life. Bathrooms and rooms were clean.

    Thank mitali p
    Reviewed May 4, 2015

    I needed a place to stay during a short vacation and this place met my needs. I have stayed at other Hostels in Edinburgh, but have not yet found a place I want to stay at again. I was satisfied with the 70$ I paid...More

    Thank Eric B
    Reviewed April 7, 2015

    The only good thing about this hostel is its location. Was really overpriced and shared facilities were minimal. For a hostel they really need to start improving as there are so many more of better quality. No real fun zones either. No bar, small hang...More

    1  Thank Kerrianne G
    Reviewed April 3, 2015

    This hostel is in an excellent location, only a few minutes walk from the Royal Mile! The rooms are in the apartment building next to the reception office. We stayed in a four bed room that overlooked the beer garden across the street. The room...More

    Thank BackpkEurope
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • $19 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 168
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    • Old Town / Cowgate
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    Nearby
    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
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    John F
    October 21, 2017|
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    Response from suranthaka | Reviewed this property |
    Bedding is provided, but if you get the private rooms you also get towels.
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    "Basic - but clean and tidy"
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    "We only stayed in Room 94"
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    "Without any payment issue, this is a good hostel to stay a night."
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    "104 flat contains two rooms of six beds and one twin room. Private toilets and kitchen for the flat."
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