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Cowgate Tourist Hostel

Cowgate Tourist Hostel

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Accommodation Scotland Edinburgh Cowgate Tourist Hostel

Cowgate Tourist Hostel

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Located on the historic Cowgate Street, we are right in the heart of Edinburgh's party and cultural district.

Between Holyrood house (the seat of the Scottish parliament) and Edinburgh Castle, the Cowgate Tourist Hostel gives you the freedom to explore the cities vibrant nightlife, or relax and enjoy a peaceful afternoon wandering through Edinburgh's many museums, art gallerys and public parks.

IMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE :

***Reception is open between 8:00 am and 11:00 pm***

* If you are a GROUP and booking through the internet, please CALL US to make sure your whole group can be in the same room

* Check-out is 10:00am (you are welcome to store your luggage at reception).

* There is a £10 room key deposit. This is refunded when you check out and return your key

* Any cancellations MUST be made ON THE DAY BEFORE your arrival or you may be charged for the night.

A HOSTEL WITH A DIFFERENCE! Our 170 bed hostel contains 12 individually lockable apartments all fully fitted with there own toilet, shower rooms and fully equipped kitchens. An apartment sleeps between 8 and 22 people in a combination of 4 and 6 bed dorms and twin or double rooms.

* NOW WITH BRAND NEW MATTRESSES!!

* Fully-equipped kitchens.

* Free WI-FI and internet access .

* Free tea and coffee.

* No curfew! come and go as you please!

GROUP HEAVEN: Our unique layout allows us to offer private apartment hire to larger groups ensuring privacy for you and your friends. Due to the fact that we can provide separate facilities we are happy to offer group accommodation to Stag and Hen parties. Conditions apply.

WANTING TO MAKE EDINBURGH HOME FOR A WHILE? Then come and see us about our amazing long-term rates in one of our long-term apartments. Our friendly staff will also happily help you find a job and get settled in this amazing city, helping you to experience the most memorable working holiday of your life.

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Highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Travel Desk
  • Free Internet

Important Information

PLEASE NOTE
***Reception is open between 8:00am and 11:00pm***
* NOTE Please check in before 11pm and state your arrival time*

Your use of this website is subject to your irrevocable acceptance without modification of these terms of use (the 'Terms') and you agree to use this website in accordance with and subject to these Terms. The Terms as set out hereunder constitute the entire agreement between you and Hostel Accommodation Limited .If you do not read or accept these Terms, do not use this website.

Here is our plain English version
***PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL GROUP BOOKINGS THAT HAVE CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 16 MUST ENSURE THEY BOOK ENTIRE DORM ROOMS OR APARTMENTS FOR THE GROUPS PRIVATE USE***
1.You may cancel your booking up to 72hrs hours before arrival.(Does not apply to Groups) Please do so directly with the reception office at the Cowgate. If you wish to cancel by email then please do so at least 7 full days prior to your arrival.
2.All group bookings must be paid in full 28 days prior to arrival, any changes or cancellations must be done before this time.Payment will automatically taken from your credit card.
3.Deposits are never refunded.
4.In the event of a no-show without cancellation, we have the right to charge your credit card for the first night's stay where you have booked accommodation with us or for the full price of the tour or other non-accommodation travel service in accordance with your booking conditions.
5.Your contract is with Hostel Accommodation Limited. It is our responsibility to provide you with the travel services.
6.In the highly unlikely event of a problem arising, our liability to you, if any, is limited to the deposit and that reservation fee you paid.

NEW YEARS BOOKINGS
Please note that we have minimum Three Nights stay between Dec 28th and Jan 2nd - After you make your booking full payment will be taken 10 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL **GROUPS BALANCE TO BE PAID 28 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL**. - This is a non refundable booking

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Very good 79%

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Very bad hostel. Dirty.

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We enjoyed our stay a lot. And the price per night is really cheap.

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This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Noisy all the night( There's a Bar on the opposite side of the street, and there were many cars spuring in the street too).
The hostel is old and dark,with a very soft mat which is almost worn out.
The sheet is worn out.
Try find another hotel not in the city center, but cleaner and tidier.

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This is a Trusted Review. Why?

In a word: horrible.
We arrived there and they told us that the room wasn't ready because it was dirty.(it was 14:00) They advised us to go for a walk and we went. We came back at 15:30 and they told us that it was still dirty. We went again for a walk and we arrived at 17:30 but the room was still dirty. However, we wanted to leave our backpacks in a safe place and at least to change our clothes. there was no problem they gave us the key and we went into our shared flat.The room wasn't bad the toilet more or less but when we saw the kitchen...that was the nastiest thing I have ever seen and smelled. we decided to shut the door and to forget that room. When we came back at night we had a look at the kitchen the smell was still there and it was evident that there was a quick cleanliness. The next morning we couldn't get our deposit because our bus was early in the morning and the reception wasn't open till 8. I sent them a message complaining about this and asking for my deposit: 10 Pounds, it wasn't much but taking into account the whole situation I though it was no fair! I haven't had any answer. Maybe we had bad luck (I don't thing so) but I wouldn't come back again. If I were you I would go to Budget Backpackers it has nothing to do with cowgate.

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One of the bathrooms produced only cold water and the room wasvery close to an noisy and L-O-U-D inn.

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Hotel Amenities

  • Adaptors
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Vending Machines

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