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Castle Rock Hostel

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In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi

Overview of Castle Rock Hostel

Castle Rock Hostel

2 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle3 min walk
  • Popular LocationGeorge Street9 min walk
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Edinburgh12 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)30 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's Old Town Edinburgh neighbourhood, Castle Rock Hostel is near a train station. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Scotch Whisky Experience are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Royal Mile and Grassmarket. Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Royal Botanic Garden are not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hostel's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Scotch Whisky Experience - 1 min walk
  • Grassmarket - 2 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 3 min walk
  • George Street - 9 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 10 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 30 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Bow Bar - 3 min walk
  • Whiski Rooms - 3 min walk
  • Hula Juice Bar and Gallery - 4 min walk
  • Ondine Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Mussel & Steak Bar - 4 min walk

About this property

Castle Rock Hostel

Edinburgh hostel in Old Town Edinburgh, walk to Royal Mile
Along with tour/ticket assistance, this smoke-free hostel has a fireplace at reception and a front desk safe. WiFi in public areas is free. All 43 rooms offer free WiFi, safes and showers.
Castle Rock Hostel offers 43 forms of accommodation with a safe. This Edinburgh hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Well-lit path to entrance

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

More

  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 18 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Children 18 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Alcohol is not served at this property

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh
Castle Rock Hostel
Castle Rock Hotel Edinburgh
Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh
Castle Rock Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Castle Rock Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Edinburgh

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4.5
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 180 out of 292 reviews
5 - Excellent 62%
Rating 4 - Good. 87 out of 292 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 23 out of 292 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 292 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 292 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
This hostel was great all around!
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I standing in very good acomodation, cèntric place and impressionant ambient
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019